Explore both Uganda and Rwanda in 15 days. Among other destinations to visit on this epic safari will include; Volcanoes National Park, Dian Fossey grave visit, Bwindi Forest, Ishasha sector, Kyambura Gorge, Kibale national Park, and Kampala city.

Safari inclusions

English speaking guide

Meals and accommodation

Activities as mentioned in the program

Drinking water

4*4 safari vehicle

Gorilla permits-800$/1500$

Safari exclusions

Visas and tips


Additional activities


Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival | Kigali city

Upon arrival, you will be picked up by our driver guide and taken to your hotel, on time you can explore the serene city of Rwanda Kigali. Traverse this hilly clean city, reach out to the genocide memorial, shopping malls, and local markets. This gives you a chance to enjoy this colorful city. Meals And Accommodation: Kigali Marriot Hotel

Day 2: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park | Dian Fossey Museum Visit

Have an early breakfast, and visit any missed areas before exiting the city. Drive to Kinigi for about 4 hours, it's pretty green and beautiful along the way these trigger stopovers to feel more of the country. Upon arrival check-in and later drive to read and know more mountain gorillas as you see how Dian Fossey contributed to the future of these endangered apes. Meals And Accommodation: Sambora lodge

volcanoes national park
volcanoes national park

Day 3: Gorilla trekking

It's an experience words cannot surely aptly explain. Have an early breakfast drive shortly to the briefing grounds as you are welcomed by a cup of organic coffee. After you are given a gorilla family, trek to the mountains of the volcanoes, with your ranger guide and others for great company. Note that, gorilla trekking is a strenuous activity, and seeing these great apes isn’t a guarantee however 95% chances are to be seen. You are given one full hour for viewing. Prepare yourself with good jungle shoes, rain gear, a snack, drinking water, and a walking stick. 1-8 hours are usually expected while visiting gorillas as they are in their homeland and depending on where they are located. If you come out of the forest in time, you can opt for a cultural experience at the famous Ibyiwachu Cultural Center. Meals And Accommodation: Sambora lodge

volcanoes national park

Day 4: Golden Monkey trekking | Transfer to Uganda

Same attire and requirements as for the gorillas. Have an early breakfast and have your briefing from the headquarters, start your journey to the charming golden monkeys. Have the best time with them in the Volcanoes National Park. They at times come out of the forest closer to the park margins After drive to Uganda, incredible sceneries till you check in to your lodge. Have a chance to drive at the edges and through Bwindi Forest. This drive takes about 6 hours with an hour spared for border crossing. Meals And Accommodation: Four Gorillas Lodge

Day 5: Gorilla trekking| transfer to the Home tree climbing Lions Ishasha

It’s a fresh day for discoveries, trekking through the impenetrable forest of Bwindi. Feel the cool air of the jungle, and spend one good hour while viewing. It's an incredible experience encountering different gorilla families From different countries. A lot to learn indeed, Bwindi is rich in biodiversity, with about 120 mammal species, 346 species of birds, 202 butterfly species, 100 species of ferns, and 163 species of trees. At 331 km-sq it’s a designated UNESCO world heritage site. After trekking drive to Ishasha in the true wilderness and watch animals from your lodge rooms and other surroundings. Given a chance, a lot is encountered as drive to your next lodge as it's in the center of the game. Meals And Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Day 6-8: Tree climbing lions | Walk to the Kyambura Gorge| Boat ride on The Kazinga channel | Crater drive and Kasenyi exploration.

It’s time to have a true treat of the savannah specials, Have a game drive in the south that’s Ishasha in search of tree-climbing lions and other animals like Topis, Uganda kobs, leopards, hyenas, buffalos, elephants, and much more. Proceed to the north in the kyambura wildlife reserve a better place to feel a place away from home. Walk to the valley of apes in search of chimpanzees, so beautiful with a forest amidst the open savannah. This shall be a catalyst to the Kazinga channel for a pleasant water treat, hippos, crocodiles, elephants, lots of birds, and more are expected. Furthermore, have a game drive to truly explore the northern sector of the park, search for lions and leopards, and have a magical feel in the craters of Queen Elizabeth National Park. About 32 craters cover this beautiful park, it’s an outstanding area for all nature lovers. These 4 nights both south and north in Queen Elizabeth shall let you explore it to the maximum. Meals And Accommodation: Elephant Hab Lodge

Day 9-10: Kibale national Park | chimpanzee tracking

On the 9th day drive to your next destination, have a walk around the crater lake at your lodge. Get enough time to relax a bit from the fixed days as you can talk to family and friends, and have complementary massage to have your body at ease. Trek to chimpanzees, an incredible feeling as you enjoy the primate capital. if time allows, visit the Bigodi community for coffee, locally distilled brew, traditional cooking, and fun with the traditional dances. Metals And Accommodation: Primate Lodge Kibale

Day 11-13: Fly to Murchison Falls National Park | Wildlife Bonanza | Nile Exploration

Fly to the land of the world's most powerful waterfall, you will be driven early morning to the nearest airstrip in Kasese. Arrive early, relax at your luxury cottage facing the Nile, and Swim as you feel the Nile breeze. Murchison Falls National Park is the country’s biggest protected area beautified by the Murchison Falls and the Uhuru that was created in 1962 after the river burst its banks. A lot can be done around this wonder area, have game drives in search of lions, leopards, elephants, hartebeests, birds, and more. The beautiful Borras palm trees create a magical scenery view. Go for a boat ride in the afternoon upstream from Paraa creates a memorable display of wildlife like crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, and birds and culminates with an astonishing frontal view of the two falls. Recommended for birders is a morning cruise on the Nile Delta. Alternatively, the tranquil sundowner cruise creates a classic view of the equatorial sunset reflected on the Nile. Explore the top of falls on foot, as you witness the violent compression of waters through a narrow gorge, spraying misty droplets along their awake 50m radius. Have beautiful views of the permanent rainbow in the continuous roar over the battlefield. Meals and Accommodation: Nile Safari Lodge

Day 14: Rhino tracking | Hotel No.5

Wake up early morning and drive out of the mighty Murchison Falls National Park to the Rhino sanctuary. Walk in the wild to the rhinos guided by a professional ranger guide. These are animals that were already extinct but reintroduced in the 2000s and the zeal is on, the animal population is doing fairly well. Spend one-two hours with these creatures, have a hot meal within the sanctuary, and proceed with your journey to Entebbe. On the road, the journey is about 5-6 hours.

Day 15: Optional Activities | Entebbe airport

Have a relaxed morning with optional activities like exploring Entebbe town, or going for a shoebill search on Lake Victoria. Entebbe has a lot to offer like the botanical gardens, craft markets, shopping mall, local food markets and much more. After making up your mind, depending on your flight time, you will be driven to the airport and this marking the end of the trip.

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