8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda

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8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda

Overview of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda

6 Days Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safari in Rwanda

The 8 Days Rwanda  Uganda gorilla safari begins with gorilla trekking in Rwanda Volcanoes national park; Volcanoes National Park (also known as Parc National Des Volcano) protects the Rwandan sector of the greater Virunga Mountains, a range of six extinct and three active volcanoes straddling the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Then crossing into Uganda to trek gorillas again in Bwindi impenetrable Forest national park; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park a home to the rare endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda, is strategically located at the edge of the western rift valley (Albertine rift valley), in South Western Uganda. It is shared amongst Rukungiri, Kisoro and Kabale Districts. And finally a game viewing Uganda safari in Lake Mburo national park which will expose to wide game drives viewing many wild animals like the Zebras and other animals.

8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda Detailed itinerary Safari

Day 1 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Arrival for Rwanda Safaris

 

Transfer from Entebbe to your hotel for an overnight.

Day 2 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Transfer to Kigali

After your early morning breakfast embark on your transfer you to Kigali-Ruhengeri. On your arrival you will Dine and spend your night at Kinigi Guest House (FB) as you prepare for the morning tour.

Day 3 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Gorilla tracking in the Rwanda Virungas

 

After your breakfast transfer to the park headquarters at Kinigi for briefing after which you start trekking gorillas in the Rwanda Volcano national park at 8.30 am. It will take you 2 to 6 hours to encounter the mountain gorillas and once found you will be allowed to view, interact and photograph the gorillas for only 1 hour.

Accommodation: Have your dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guest House (FB)

Day 4 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Rwanda – Uganda Tour

After your early morning breakfast transfer to Uganda by road through the Kigezi Highlands commonly referred to the Switzerland of Africa to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. After resting and having lunch, take a community walk to the animist native marginalized Pygmies (the Batwa) people whose cultural performances will freshen and usher you in a great deal of excitement even before you see gorillas.

Accommodation: You will have your dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort Camp (High-end), Lake Kitandara Camp (Mid range) or Basic Buhoma community bandas- the choice is yours

Day 5 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Gorilla Tracking in Uganda-Bwindi

MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN UGANDA Tour

After an early morning breakfast go for a briefing at the park headquarters at Buhoma before tracking the gorillas at 8.30 am. You will take between an hour to a full day to encounter the gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest jungle ranges depending on their movement . Gorilla trekking in Bwindi is the highlight of a Uganda safari. This Uganda wildlife tour experience is incomparable to none.

Accommodation: You will dine and have your second  night at Gorilla Resort Camp (High-end), Lake Kitandara Camp (Mid range) or Basic Buhoma community bandas.

Day 6 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Transfer to Lake Mburo National park

After your early morning breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo national park with lunch en route in Mbarara town. When you reach start with an afternoon game drive along the lakeshore track, given its own system of game trails and cleared walkways, the “Kigambara Loop” offers exciting guided lakeside walks. On this walk you shall see Cape buffalo, herds of zebra, and eland, topi plus oribis. If you are a bird watchers you may have more than 250 bird species to enjoy including the Carruther’s Cisticolas, Papyrus Gonoleks, the extraordinary White-winged Warbler, Bare-Faced Go-away bird and brown-faced Lapwings.

Accommodation: You shall dine and have the night at Mantana Tented Camp / Mihingo Lodge or Rwonyo Rest Camp

Day 7 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Game drive in Lake Mburo national park

In the morning after breakfast follow the eastern hinterland of Lake Mburo with its network of game tracks along with a variety of savanna animals and birds. Connect to the Ruroko Track that passes rock kopjes that are home to the elusive klipspringer. Continue to Lyantonde for your onward transfer to Kampala,you will make a stop-over at the Equator for handicrafts and photography and Arrive in Kampala and stay at your designated hotel.

Day 8 of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda: Kampala City Tour

To finalise your Rwanda Uganda safari you will have a Kampala city tour and reach out to her famous place such as the Kasubi tombs, Buganda Kabaka`s(king`s) Palace, Kabaka’s lake, Iteso cultural dance near Kasubi, Namugongo matyres shrine, Uganda Museum, Makerere University, the famous Bahai temple, Namirembe and Rubaga catholic cathedral, Gadafi & Kibuli mosques, craft shops such as Buganda road & National theatre. This tour will give you a true insight of kampala and Uganda at large given the great history attached to the places you will visit.

End of the 8 Days Rwanda Uganda gorilla Self Drive safari Gorilla trekking Self Drive tour in Uganda & Rwanda

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Murchison

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Paraa Safari Lodge located on the banks of the River Nile in Murchison Falls National Park’s northern section. The lodge commenced operation in 1954 and presents Upmarket / Luxury accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers.

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth

Kasenyi Safari Camp - accommodation in queen elizabeth np

Kasenyi Safari Camp is positioned on Lake Bunyampaka rim the Queen Elizabeth National Park presenting midrange / standard accommodation establishment within Queen Elizabeth National Park.

More lodging options in Kibale

Kyaninga Lodge - luxury accommodation in kibale np

Kyaninga Lodge is a luxury / upmarket accommodation establishment located in the backdrop of the legendary Rwenzori Mountains on the rim of Lake Kyaninga one of the myriad crater lakes in the area.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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