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3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda
June 3, 2019

7 day Rwanda Uganda combined

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Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Tours

Your Rwanda Uganda safari will start by an Airport pick-up from Kigali International Airport (KGL) to the destination where you want to stay in Kigali. (Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost).

 

Day 1- Arrival & Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

You will be welcomed by your driver/guide and transfer to Ruhengeri – the base town of Volcanoes national park. This is a 2 hours drive journey thru the scenic hills of Rwanda. You will have numerous stopovers for taking pictures or for using a restroom.

Main Destination:

Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda)

Best Time to VisitJun to Sep (It is drier and trails are easier to hike)

High Season Jun to Sep (Permits are scarce)

Best Weather June to October (Sunny, but not too hot)

Wildlife in Volcanoes NP

Accommodation:

Muhabura Hotel

Budget hotel located just outside Volcanoes NP

Meals & Drinks:

Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 2 – Gorilla Trekking in VNP & Transfer to Uganda

Wake up to an early breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for briefing and later proceed for gorilla trekking on the Bamboo slopes of Volcanoes national park. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda usually lasts a few hours (2 to 5) and from the trek, has lunch and drive to Uganda via Cyanika boarder proceeding to Kisoro town arriving late afternoon.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)

Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February

High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

 

Accommodation:

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 3 – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

After enjoying an early breakfast, report to the park headquarters for a vital briefing and allocation of the gorilla family before you set off gorilla trekking. Enter the forest trekking through the steep, densely forested hills and then finally coming across the gorillas camouflaged in the vegetation is an inspiring and privileged moment. Tracking in the Bwindi forest requires stamina and can often take most of the day.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)

Accommodation:

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Mid-range lodge located just outside Bwindi NP

Meals & Drinks:

All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4 – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park after enjoying your breakfast. Upon your arrival, you will enjoy a game drive in Ishasha sector for the tree climbing lions. After transfer to the lodge and rest. The animal species to view here include; the lion, elephants, antelopes as well as birds.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)

Best Time to visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)

High season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best WeatherJune to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Accommodation:

The Bush Lodge (Banda)

Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

Meals & Drinks:

All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 5 – Morning Game Drive & A Boat Cruise On Kazinga

Enjoy breakfast and then proceed for the morning game drive within the park. You get a chance to view many animal species that you would have missed on the previous game drives. Return to the lodge and enjoy lunch as you prepare for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. Later return to the lodge and rest for the evening.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National Park (Uganda)

Accommodation:

The Bush Lodge (Banda)

Mid-range lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth NP

Meals & Drinks:

All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 6 – Transfer to Kibale National Park

Enjoy breakfast in the morning and then proceed with your drive to Kibale Forest National park which is known for the highest concentration of primates in Uganda. You will visit Bigodi wetland and then enjoy the nature walk, you could also opt for a community walk.

Main Destination:

Kibale National Park (Uganda)

Best Time to Visit December to February and June to July

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Least rain)

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

Mid-range tented camp located just outside Kibale NP

Meals & Drinks:

All meals included

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 7 – Chimpanzee Trekking & Fly To Entebbe For Your Departure

Spend the morning tracking the exuberant chimp families in the Kibale forest. Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor, is a thrilling experience. Though they can be difficult to spot, you will be in no doubt of their presence as the forest is alive with their noisy calls.
In the afternoon after having lunch, you will fly to Entebbe to catch your flight back Home.

Main Destination:

Entebbe (Uganda)

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

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