12-day Safari in Rwanda and Uganda. See gorillas, chimps, wildlife, birds, and more. You can also do white water rafting along the Nile in Jinja
- City tour in Kigali
- Mountain Gorilla tracking
- Optional activities
- Community walk around the lodge
- Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth national park and Lake Mburo National Park
- Boat ride in Queen Elizabeth National park
- Visit the Source of the Nile
- City tour in Kampala
DAY 1: ARRIVAL RWANDA -KIGALI
Meet and greet at Kinobe Airport by our representative from Orogu Tours and Travel who will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Kigali. Depending on the time of arrival, you are advised to have money changed on arrival. To get to know Kigali, you will visit some of the landmarks in town with the help of our driver/guide. Places may include; the genocide Memorial site, the markets, Franco-Rwanda Cultural center. Overnight at your lodge BB
DAY 2: KIGALI – RUHENGERI
After breakfast, take a two hours’ drive north of Kigali to Kinigi through the beautifully terraced hillside and the spectacular Virunga volcanoes. Proceed to Kinigi Park Headquarters to track gorillas in Pac Des National Volcan. Tracking through the dense forest is great adventure and thrill of observing the gorilla is rare, moving, and exciting, though tough and tiresome. Once the gorillas are sighted it's worth the input of time and effort. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 3: KINIGI
Today you have different options; you can choose to Gorilla track again which is subject to payment of supplement at the time of booking, or track the Golden monkeys, or climb the muhavura Volcanoes, or take a walk to Lake Bulera or drive to Gisenyi and visit Ross Carr's orphanage and visit the local community or simply stay resting at the camp. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 4: KINIGI – BWINDI IMPENETRABLE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, our destination is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest driving through the Kigezi Highlands a place known as the 'Switzerland of Africa' and catching your eye again are the beautifully terraced hillsides with the winding roads and the distant view of the volcanoes and lakes. Time permitting you can take a guided nature walk in the thick and dense forest which is a habitat for many types of game, several bird species and beautifully colored butterflies. Overnight at the lodge.
DAY 5: GORILLA TREKKING
After an early morning breakfast proceed to the starting point to embark on your Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in such of the awesome Gorillas – an unforgettable experience of your lifetime. Don't forget to carry your rain gear, packed lunch and plenty of water. Once you find the gorillas, you will spend with them an hour before returning to your lodge. Time allowing; take a community walk around the lodge. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 6: BWINDI NATIONAL PARK – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park via Ishasha to view the famous tree-climbing lions. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 7: QUEEN ELIZABETH
Today we have an early morning game. Queen Elizabeth National Park is a home of abundant wildlife with grassy plains, and volcanic craters. You will have an excellent opportunity to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, cape buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda kob, topi and bushbuck.
After lunch enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. It is a 42kms channel that joins Lake Edward and Lake George. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos.
It offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colourful and stupendous, with well over 550 resident species. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 8: QUEEN ELIZABETH
Go for an exciting nature walk to Maramagambo Forest to catch a glimpse of a variety of primates including chimpanzees. Visit the bat caves and the 'Blue Lake'. Or visit Kyambura Gorge to track one of man's closest relatives "chimpanzees" which are unpredictable to see because they are quite mobile but the walk is enchanting. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 9: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK – LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Enter through the Nshara Gate. Afternoon game drives along the lakeshore track. With its own system of game trails and cleared walkways, the "Kigambara Loop" offers interesting guided lakeside walks.
Find here herds of Zebra, Cape buffalo, and eland. Pribi and topi are easily approached. Along the game drive, many visitors enjoy a boat trip on Lake Mburo. Self-guided nature trails are also available. Birdwatchers will enjoy more than 250 species of birds found in Lake Mburo including papyrus Gonolek, Brown-faced Lapwing, Carruther's Cisticola, the extraordinary White winged warbler, and bare-faced go-away bird. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 10: LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK – JINJA
After an early morning game drive to Jinja; with an en-route stopover at the Equator, visit the royal drum makers have lunch and later proceed to Jinja the adventure capital. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 11: JINJA
You can either indulge yourself in a whole day of White water rafting or visit the source of the Nile and relax at the Bujagali falls in the afternoon. Transfer to Kampala in the evening. Overnight at your lodge FB
DAY 12: DEPARTURE
Depending on your time of departure, get to know Kampala, you can visit some of the landmarks in town with the help of our driver/guide. Places may include; Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Museums, craft markets, and many others. Transport to Entebbe Airport ready to catch your flight back home.
- All ground transportation in A 4x4 safari vehicle with all fuel
- Full-time driver/guide with all his associated expenses
- Full board accommodation as per above itinerary a part from Kigali and Jinja where it bed and breakfast.
- Game drive as per itinerary
- Boat cruise as per itinerary
- Visit the source of the Nile
- City tours
- Any other items included in the above itinerary
- International Air tickets and airport taxes
- Personal insurance
- Optional Gorilla trekking, Golden monkey trekking, Muhavura Hiking
- White Water Rafting
- Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, telephone calls, etc.
- Any other items which are not included in the above itinerary