Be part of our tailor made 15 Days Uganda Rwanda safari to explore and enjoy the beauty of Uganda the Pearl of Africa and Rwanda the land of a thousand hills. the 15 Days combined safari offers you best primate trekking, cultural tours and game experiences. The safari starts in kampala Uganda ending in Kigali Rwanda
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport and airport transfer
Day 2:Visit Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Day 3:Visit the Source of the Nile
Day 4:Transfer to Murchison Falls national park, en route tracking rhinos
Day 5: Game drive & boat cruise in Murchison Falls national park
Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest national park
Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
Day 8: Game drive and boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth national park
Day 9: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi – boat cruise
Day 10: Transfer to Volcanoes national park in Rwanda
Day 11: Gorilla trekking
Day 12: Golden monkeys tracking / Dian Fossey grave visit & transfer to Lake Kivu – boat cruise
Day 13: Transfer to Nyungwe forest
Day 14: Colobus monkeys and canopy walk & evening nature walk to tea factory
Day 15: Transfer back to Kigali en route visit Nyanza King’s palace and Murambi genocide Memorial site
Day 1: Transfer to Volcanoes NP.
Your tour guide will pick you from the airport on arrival or Hotel in Kigali and take you for a city tour. Visit the genocide memorial, Nyamata church, local markets among others. You will then drive northwards to Volcanoes NP with en route views of the Virunga mountains. Overnight at Muhabura hotel (budget)/ Davinci lodge (deluxe)/ Gorilla Solution lodge /Five Volcanoes hotel (luxury).
Day 2: 1st Gorilla Tracking Adventure and cultural walk.
Take your early breakfast and head to the park headquarters for briefing before entering the bamboo forest. You will spend a maximum of one-hour taking observations; photographs and watching them feed or play around. In the evening, you may go for a community walk to the neighboring village. Dinner and overnight stay at day 1
Day 3: Golden monkey tracking and transfer to Bwindi NP
In the morning, you will go for golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes NP and on return, transfer across the border to Bwindi NP in Uganda. Dinner and overnight stay at Gorilla Safari Lodge (Luxury)/ Bwindi Jungle Lodge(Deluxe)/ Gorilla Mist camp (budget).
Day 4: 2nd Gorilla Tracking and transfer to Ishasha sector.
In the morning, you will gather at the park headquarters for a briefing, and go straight into the forest to search for the gentle giants. You will be allowed one hour to stay in the presence of the gorillas, as you observe and take photographs. On return, you will transfer to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP. Dinner and overnight at your Ishasha Wilderness Camp (luxury)/ Ishasha Jungle lodge (deluxe).
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and boat cruise.
In the morning, you will go for a game drive in the Ishasha sector of the park for a chance to see the tree climbing lions. You will later drive northwards to kazinga channel for the afternoon boat cruise. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge / Katara lodge(luxury) /Park View Lodge(deluxe)/ Enganzi lodge (budget/deluxe).
Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest NP and chimp tracking.
In the morning, you will drive to Kibale Forest NP. In the afternoon, go for chimp tracking experience. If lucky, you may see other primates like several species of monkeys. Dinner and overnight at Crater Safari Lodge(Luxury)/Primates Lodge (deluxe)/Chimpanzee guest House(budget).
Day 7: Transfer back to Kigali/Kampala and departure.
In the morning after a relaxed breakfast, transfer to Entebbe airport passing through Kampala and departure.
End of tour
Included in this tour package;
• Hiking permit fee
• Park Ranger Fees
• Relevant Government Taxes
• Full Board Accommodation
• Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide
• Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
• Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
• Visa Fees
• Personal Insurance
• Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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Hotels we use in Kigali
Our preferred high-end hotels in Kigali are Serena Kigali Hotel, Gorillas Golf Hotel, and Mille Collines Hotel, In the mid-range category, we have The Garr hotel and Lemigo Hotel.
Serena Kigali Hotel
The five-star hotel in Kigali built around a polished granite atrium, showcasing the very best of Rwandese cultural art. Elegant hotel featuring an executive lounge and bar
Gorillas Golf Hotel
Hotel gorillas is a Five-star hotel situated within Kigali city. The charming establishment comprises of 31 fully furnished rooms, a cozy bar & restaurant, and a swimming pool.
Mille Collines Hotel
Located in Kigali, the historical hotel offers exceptional comfort to all its clients. Elegantly furnished rooms and suites with a mix of traditional and contemporary handicrafts and art.
The Garr hotel
Located in Kigali, Garr hotel with beautiful and comfortable rooms featuring room service, phone facilities, hot water, airport pickup on request, Internet, laundry and drying cleaning services.
Five to Five Hotel Kigali
Beautiful hotel for all types of travelers offering visitors high-quality comfort and very clean Rwanda hospitality. Centrally situated in Kigali city, just 3 minuted drive from the Kigali international airport and hence a very convenient accommodation in Kigali.
Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park
In this park, we have Gorilla Nest Lodge, Mountain Gorilla View Lodge in the High-end category. In the mid-range are the Le Bamboo Lodge and La Palme Hotel. In the Budget Hotel Muhabura
Gorilla Nest Lodge
Situated along the foothills of the Virunga Volcano. The Lodge comprises of 2 cottages accommodating 4 guests in two large bedrooms each with a king size bed.
Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
The lodge comprises of 30 cottages built on 4 acres of land on the slopes of Mt Sabinyo. The cottages are made of stone and thatch with en-suite facilities.
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge is located in Rwanda’s Northern province, in Volcanoes National park – comprising of 9 comfortable self-contained Bandas and a one family cottage.
La Palme Hotel
Three stars Hotel, located in Musanze City; offering Luxurious accommodation to business and Leisure tourists to Musanze. An exceptional dining experience awaits you.
3 Star hotel situated 10 km from Volcanoes NP with 48 fully furnished rooms & 4 elegant suites with an intimate atmosphere to make clients comfortable. Located in Musanze district.
Nyungwe Forest national park
Nyungwe Forest has a limited range of accommodations. Our preferred luxury lodge is the magnificent and award-winning Nyungwe Forest Lodge. In the mid-range, we have Nyungwe Top View Lodge.
Nyungwe Forest Lodge
Nyungwe Forest Lodge is a 5-star hotel offering you supreme comfort and style amongst the rolling hills of Rwanda. Boasting twenty-two spacious villa rooms and two luxurious suites
Nyungwe Top View Lodge
Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is located on the edge of Nyungwe Forest National Park. The property offers a total of 12 comfortable cottages featuring a welcome fireplace for cooler winter evenings.
Accommodations we use in Lake Kivu
At Lake Kivu, our high-end choice of the lodge is Lake Kivu Serena Lodge. In the mid-range section is Paladise Malahide, Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu, and Palm Beach Hotel, among others.
Lake Kivu Serena Lodge
Located on the white sandy shores of Lake Kivu, the hotel is overlooking its own private beach and offers; 66 luxury rooms, executive suites and family accommodation, a panoramic restaurant.
Paradise Malahide is a charming and friendly guesthouse with 10 rooms – and 4 apartments. It’s well run, and with great food and a lovely location, we think it’s excellent value for money.
Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu
Gorillas Lake Kivu Hotel is located in the town of Gisenyi at the northern end of Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Very comfortable room, good swimming pool area garden area is very relaxing Staff are friendly.
Safari lodges we use in Akagera
In Akagera national park, we use Ruzizi tented camp for high end and Akagera game lodge for the budget.
Ruzizi tented camp
The Ruzizi Tented Lodge, a 14-bed tented eco-camp. Ruzizi is built on the shores of Lake Ihema, Rwanda’s second largest lake, tucked away in a tract of unique riverine forest.
Akagera game lodge
Akagera Game Lodge is located in Eastern Province; about 2 hours drive from Kigali. The Akagera Game Lodge has an attractive setting on a ridge overlooking Lake Ihema.