5 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari

Daily Tour 5 days
Kibale National Park, Uganda Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park

This 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali is for those interested in exploring Uganda mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as spectacular wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Our 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali gives you an option of doing one gorilla trek or one gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi. In Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will have time for game drives as well as a boat cruise on Kazinga channel that has the highest concentration of hippos in Africa and many other wild animals that flock this channel for water. If you love wildlife and gorillas, then our 5 Day Uganda gorillas and game safari from Kigali is indeed ideal for you.

Tour Summary

Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 4: Game drive in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking and transfer to Kigali international airport

 


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Kigali International Airport (Google Map)

DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.

INCLUDED IN THE TRIP
  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Accommodation and meal plan
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • Five Boat rides
  • Guided nature walks
  • An English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • All park entrance fees
  • Professional tour guide
  • White water rafting/Bungee Jumping (Full Day)
  • 2 Chimp Permits

NOT INCLUDED
  • Phone calls,
  • Bar bills,
  • Laundry bills
  • Tips
  • Fees for extra activities

 

What to Expect

The 5 days Uganda Rwanda safari includes chimpanzee tracking or habituation experience in Kibale Forest; game drives and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park and gorilla tracking in the northern sector of bwindi Impenetrable national park. Arrive through Entebbe international airport and exit through Kigali international airport in Rwanda.

  • Bird watching tours
  •  Visit to the ibylwacu cultural centre
  • Boat rides
  • Kigali city tour
Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest national park

Our tour guide will pick you from your hotel and proceed to Kibale forest national park. It is a 4 hours drive to Kibale forest. After lunch at Chimp nest Lodge enjoy an afternoon nature walk in the Bigodi wetland sanctuary – a home to beautiful forest birds including blue Turraco; primates, butterflies, etc. Overnight stay at Primates Lodge Kibale or similar other

Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest

After breakfast transfer to Kanyanchu kibale forest park headquarters for a briefing from the park ranger and at 8:00 am the guide will transfer you to the trail head – the beginning point of chimpanzee tracking. This activity normally takes 4 hours.

In the after lunch transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. Visit the salt mining quarry at Katwe before checking in at the lodge. Overnight stay at Ihamba Safari Lodge / Enganzi Lodge / Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park 

Very early in the morning, begin with a game drive following the Kasenyi track anticipating lions, leopards, antelopes, buffaloes, elephants, etc. Return to the lodge for your breakfast and relaxation. In the afternoon go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. The wildlife along the river banks is overwhelming. This is the major highlight of this park. Overnight stay at Ihamba Safari Lodge / Enganzi Lodge / Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 4: Game drive in Ishasha and transfer to Bwindi

Begin with a game drive in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park – the Ishasha game reserve. The tree climbing lions in this part of the park are a big spectacle; elsewhere you can locate them in the northern part of Tanzania – Lake Manyara and Serengeti national parks. Proceed to Bwindi Forest national park for your overnight at Gorilla Forest Camp or Silverback Lodge where Gorillas sometimes spend an overnight with guests at a fireplace.

Day 5: Gorilla Tracking and transfer to Kigali international airport 

In the morning our tour guide will lead you to the park headquarters for briefing from the park ranger and begin your gorilla trek. Every gorilla family is visited by a maximum of 8 people on a daily basis. After spending at least an hour with the gorillas return to the lodge for a hot lunch and transfer to Rwanda for you evening scheduled flight.
This package is perfects for travellers whose flights begin from 9:00 pm onwards..

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