8 Days Exclusive Gorilla and Wildlife Expedition

8 Days Exclusive Gorilla and Wildlife Expedition. After stepping in Rwanda, one of our experienced tour guides will welcome you and be transferred to your Lodge. Drive to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Tracking. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for second Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Experience. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game Drive, Boat Cruise, and Chimpanzee Tracking. Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Then on the last do Walking Safari and then transfer to Entebbe for Departure.

8 Days Exclusive Gorilla and Wildlife Expedition. After stepping in Rwanda, one of our experienced tour guides will welcome you and be transferred to your Lodge. Drive to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Tracking. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for second Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Experience. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game Drive, Boat Cruise, and Chimpanzee Tracking. Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Then on the last do Walking Safari and then transfer to Entebbe for Departure.

  • Day 1: Welcome to Rwanda

    After arriving at Kanombe International airport, a representative from your hotel or out tourist Guide. He or she will transfer you to Kigali the cleanest city in the whole of East Africa and Africa at large and later drive to your lodge or hotel. You will meet your safari driver/ guide tomorrow morning when he picks you up from your hotel. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may be able to explore the sites in and around Kigali. Activities today are at your own costs. You will stay in a nice lodge with beautiful views of the city.

  • Day 2: Drive to Volcanoes National Park and Track Gorilla

    After taking your morning breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National park which is roughly a 3 hours drive from Kampala city with a stopover at the Equator crossing line in Masaka for photography, arriving in the afternoon ready for your lunch at the Lodge, a peaceful and exclusive retreat in Lake Mburo National Park. Afternoon boat cruise amidst the Hippos is amazing. Sundown the game drive for your rewarding as you head back to the lodge. Overnight at the lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

  • Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi for the Second Experience of Gorilla Tracking

    Start this amazing day with a delicious early morning Breakfast as you prepare to start your journey to the stunning Bwindi Impenetrable National park, you will pass through the amazing Kigali City where you will have a stopover for shopping meeting these beautiful and smiling natives, stretch and relax then drive to Rushaga Gorilla Camp in the south-western part of Uganda; close to the borders with Rwanda and Congo. You cross a beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’. For lunch, you stop at a local restaurant. Your lodge is deep in the forest with a view of the mist falling on the forested mountains. This will undoubtedly be one of the most spectacular views you have ever seen! From here you will depart tomorrow for the gorilla tracking so it is best to get a good night’s sleep.

  • Day 4: Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Experience

    Today is the big day prepares yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare mountain gorilla. For most people, this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda. Your track will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, intertwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gorilla family. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’. In the evening you might opt for the cultural encounter, for generations, Mgahinga dense forests were homes to the indigenous Batwa-hunters-gatherers and fierce warriors who depended on the forest for shelter, food, and medicine. Now lead visitors through the forests and introduce them to their old homes and the techniques they used to survive on while in the forest. You later drive back to the lodge for dinner and spend an overnight.

  • Day 5: Drive Queen Elizabeth National Park through Ishasha Sector

    Start this day with an early morning breakfast and set off for Ishasha which is about 105Kms from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park along the way you will meet a lot of amazing wildlife such as the Baboons, Black, and white Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, Vervet Monkeys, and much more bird species. When you reach Ishasha you will relax, have lunch and set off for a game drive in the Ishasha plains, this is more than rewarding with a lot to see starting from the big mammals to the small ones like the mongooses, reptiles like the Nile monitor Lizard and the Agama Lizards and more eye-catching bird species. Nature is unpredictable that means I cannot guarantee the sighting of the Predators but we trust our guides to do the required needful. After this memorable experience, you will drive to the lodge to have dinner and retire for the next day.

  • Day 6: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

    Start this day with an early morning breakfast and head to Uganda’s second largest National Park. Crossed by the Equator and with a lot to offer like Buffalos, Antelopes and Elephant sightings, along with warthogs. After this fascinating experience, you proceed to Mweya Peninsular, this is the tourism Hub of the park with most of the attractions the visitors wouldn’t want to miss out. You will have a hot lunch before you setoff for this wonderful activity which is non-other than a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. This is an oasis for many of the fascinating species that inhabit the park, and taking a boat trip along Kazinga Channel gives the visitors a chance to cruise just a few meters from hundreds of enormous hippos, Crocodiles sun basking and Buffaloes while Elephants linger along the shoreline. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After this marvelous and unforgettable experience, you will drive back to the lodge where you will have dinner and spend a night.

  • Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking and Later Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

    Begin this wonderful day with a warm breakfast and set off for the amazing Chimpanzee tracking in kyambura gorge. The Kyambura Gorge experience is more than discovering Chimps in their environment. Some of the Monkey species include the Black and white colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkey and much more. The fact that it’s a dense forest and lies within the rift valley this inhabits lots of beautiful forest birds such as Narina Trogon and butterflies. After this exclusive experience, you drive to yet another destination which is Lake Mburo, National Park. It is a very special place with a medley of habitats ranging from wooded and open savanna, lakes, swamps to forests. This park is remarkably different from other parks. It is the best park to view the gigantic Elands, Impalas, Zebras, and Acacia associated birds. You reach in this fascinating park late in the afternoon, relax then later join the evening boat cruise after boat cruise drive to the Lodge to lodge and spend an overnight.

  • Day 8: Walking Safari, then Back to Kampala and Entebbe

    Start this day with a warm breakfast and set off for the walking safari which is conducted on foot with the help with the armed ranger guide who will help to interpret to you the various flora and fauna of this park, about the locals in this area, these guided walks also help you to explore the park around Rwonyo which is a visit to a natural salt lick frequented by the wildlife. Viewing is facilitated by a timber observation Platform. After this unique experience, you drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport) stopping at the equator for the requisite snapshot and a bit of souvenir shopping. Accommodation for tonight is not inclusive in the program. If you wish to depart tonight from Entebbe Airport.

  • Day 9: Kigali City tour and departure

    In the morning after the breakfast, you may have a city tour including the visit of Kigali Genocide Memorial center where over 25000 Rwandese were buried for their memory after the brutal genocide incidence prior to your departure.

Rwanda is a small, land locked country in eastern / central Africa of approximately 26,340 sq km. It has five prominent volcanoes and 23 lakes as well as several rivers. A large part of the country has an elevation of between 1,500 and 2,500 meters AMSL.

  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Description

8 Days Exclusive Gorilla and Wildlife Expedition. After stepping in Rwanda, one of our experienced tour guides will welcome you and be transferred to your Lodge. Drive to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Tracking. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for second Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Experience. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game Drive, Boat Cruise, and Chimpanzee Tracking. Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Then on the last do Walking Safari and then transfer to Entebbe for Departure.

Itinerary

8 Days Exclusive Gorilla and Wildlife Expedition. After stepping in Rwanda, one of our experienced tour guides will welcome you and be transferred to your Lodge. Drive to Volcanoes National Park for Gorilla Tracking. Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for second Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Experience. Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Game Drive, Boat Cruise, and Chimpanzee Tracking. Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. Then on the last do Walking Safari and then transfer to Entebbe for Departure.

  • Day 1: Welcome to Rwanda

    After arriving at Kanombe International airport, a representative from your hotel or out tourist Guide. He or she will transfer you to Kigali the cleanest city in the whole of East Africa and Africa at large and later drive to your lodge or hotel. You will meet your safari driver/ guide tomorrow morning when he picks you up from your hotel. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may be able to explore the sites in and around Kigali. Activities today are at your own costs. You will stay in a nice lodge with beautiful views of the city.

  • Day 2: Drive to Volcanoes National Park and Track Gorilla

    After taking your morning breakfast, drive to Lake Mburo National park which is roughly a 3 hours drive from Kampala city with a stopover at the Equator crossing line in Masaka for photography, arriving in the afternoon ready for your lunch at the Lodge, a peaceful and exclusive retreat in Lake Mburo National Park. Afternoon boat cruise amidst the Hippos is amazing. Sundown the game drive for your rewarding as you head back to the lodge. Overnight at the lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

  • Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi for the Second Experience of Gorilla Tracking

    Start this amazing day with a delicious early morning Breakfast as you prepare to start your journey to the stunning Bwindi Impenetrable National park, you will pass through the amazing Kigali City where you will have a stopover for shopping meeting these beautiful and smiling natives, stretch and relax then drive to Rushaga Gorilla Camp in the south-western part of Uganda; close to the borders with Rwanda and Congo. You cross a beautiful part of the country often referred to as ‘the Switzerland of Africa’. For lunch, you stop at a local restaurant. Your lodge is deep in the forest with a view of the mist falling on the forested mountains. This will undoubtedly be one of the most spectacular views you have ever seen! From here you will depart tomorrow for the gorilla tracking so it is best to get a good night’s sleep.

  • Day 4: Gorilla Tracking and Batwa Experience

    Today is the big day prepares yourself for an encounter with one of Bwindi’s gentle giants: the rare mountain gorilla. For most people, this is the absolute highlight of their tour in Uganda. Your track will be an exciting journey along forested slopes, intertwined vines, bushes and bamboo before you eventually reach the gorilla family. Coming face-to-face with a mountain gorilla is a truly humbling and emotional experience. This is a fantastic and privileged opportunity to get up close and personal with Uganda’s very own ‘Gorillas in the Mist’. In the evening you might opt for the cultural encounter, for generations, Mgahinga dense forests were homes to the indigenous Batwa-hunters-gatherers and fierce warriors who depended on the forest for shelter, food, and medicine. Now lead visitors through the forests and introduce them to their old homes and the techniques they used to survive on while in the forest. You later drive back to the lodge for dinner and spend an overnight.

  • Day 5: Drive Queen Elizabeth National Park through Ishasha Sector

    Start this day with an early morning breakfast and set off for Ishasha which is about 105Kms from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park along the way you will meet a lot of amazing wildlife such as the Baboons, Black, and white Colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys, Vervet Monkeys, and much more bird species. When you reach Ishasha you will relax, have lunch and set off for a game drive in the Ishasha plains, this is more than rewarding with a lot to see starting from the big mammals to the small ones like the mongooses, reptiles like the Nile monitor Lizard and the Agama Lizards and more eye-catching bird species. Nature is unpredictable that means I cannot guarantee the sighting of the Predators but we trust our guides to do the required needful. After this memorable experience, you will drive to the lodge to have dinner and retire for the next day.

  • Day 6: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

    Start this day with an early morning breakfast and head to Uganda’s second largest National Park. Crossed by the Equator and with a lot to offer like Buffalos, Antelopes and Elephant sightings, along with warthogs. After this fascinating experience, you proceed to Mweya Peninsular, this is the tourism Hub of the park with most of the attractions the visitors wouldn’t want to miss out. You will have a hot lunch before you setoff for this wonderful activity which is non-other than a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel. This is an oasis for many of the fascinating species that inhabit the park, and taking a boat trip along Kazinga Channel gives the visitors a chance to cruise just a few meters from hundreds of enormous hippos, Crocodiles sun basking and Buffaloes while Elephants linger along the shoreline. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After this marvelous and unforgettable experience, you will drive back to the lodge where you will have dinner and spend a night.

  • Day 7: Chimpanzee Tracking and Later Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

    Begin this wonderful day with a warm breakfast and set off for the amazing Chimpanzee tracking in kyambura gorge. The Kyambura Gorge experience is more than discovering Chimps in their environment. Some of the Monkey species include the Black and white colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkey and much more. The fact that it’s a dense forest and lies within the rift valley this inhabits lots of beautiful forest birds such as Narina Trogon and butterflies. After this exclusive experience, you drive to yet another destination which is Lake Mburo, National Park. It is a very special place with a medley of habitats ranging from wooded and open savanna, lakes, swamps to forests. This park is remarkably different from other parks. It is the best park to view the gigantic Elands, Impalas, Zebras, and Acacia associated birds. You reach in this fascinating park late in the afternoon, relax then later join the evening boat cruise after boat cruise drive to the Lodge to lodge and spend an overnight.

  • Day 8: Walking Safari, then Back to Kampala and Entebbe

    Start this day with a warm breakfast and set off for the walking safari which is conducted on foot with the help with the armed ranger guide who will help to interpret to you the various flora and fauna of this park, about the locals in this area, these guided walks also help you to explore the park around Rwonyo which is a visit to a natural salt lick frequented by the wildlife. Viewing is facilitated by a timber observation Platform. After this unique experience, you drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport) stopping at the equator for the requisite snapshot and a bit of souvenir shopping. Accommodation for tonight is not inclusive in the program. If you wish to depart tonight from Entebbe Airport.

  • Day 9: Kigali City tour and departure

    In the morning after the breakfast, you may have a city tour including the visit of Kigali Genocide Memorial center where over 25000 Rwandese were buried for their memory after the brutal genocide incidence prior to your departure.

Location

Rwanda is a small, land locked country in eastern / central Africa of approximately 26,340 sq km. It has five prominent volcanoes and 23 lakes as well as several rivers. A large part of the country has an elevation of between 1,500 and 2,500 meters AMSL.

Includes
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • Gorilla permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • Chimp permits(One per person, non-resident)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)
Excludes
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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