15 Days Uganda & Rwanda Tour - 15 Days

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This 15 DAYS UGANDA & RWANDA TOUR will take to both countries and allows to visit Nyungwe Forest National Park in Rwanda for a canopy walk or chimpanzee trekking, Volcanoes National Park for golden monkey trekking, Bwindi Impenetrable National park in Uganda for gorillas, Queen Elizabeth National park for game drives/viewing and a boat cruise on Kazinga channel, Kibale National park for chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp and Murchison Falls National park for game drives and a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

Then proceed to Jinja town for White Water Rafting and visit the source of the Nile which is the longest river in the world.

Day 1
Arrival and transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by our driver guide who will take you for a short Kigali city tour. Thereafter, proceed to Nyungwe for your dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Mid-range: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Budget: Gisakura Guest House

Meal plan: Full Board Basis.

Day 2
Canopy walk in Nyungwe Forest National Park

After your breakfast, you will transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park for an adventurous canopy walk which involves walking from one end of the forest to another viewing bird, and other species of primates. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Mid-range: Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

Budget: Gisakura Guest House

Meal plan: Full Board Basis.

Day 3
Drive to Volcanoes National Park

After your breakfast, you will leave Nyungwe Forest for Volcanoes National Park arriving in the late afternoon for overnight at your lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Five Volcanoes Loge

Mid-range: La Palme Hotel/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Budget: Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura

Day 4
Golden monkey trekking and cultural encounter

Early morning after a breakfast at the lodge you will go for golden monkey trekking. Have lunch at the lodge and later in the evening go for cultural tour to banana bear makers and Iby’iwacu cultural center.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Five Volcanoes Loge

Mid-range: La Palme Hotel/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge

Budget: Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura

Day 5
Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. You will cross from Rwanda to Uganda through kyanika Uganda Rwanda boarder and then drive to your Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Spring Lodge/Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Bwindi Jungle Lodge/Silverback Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/ Mutanda Lake Resort/Rushaga Gorilla Camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge/Engagi Lodge

Budget: Travellers Rest Hotel/Gorilla Friends Lodge/Broadbill Forest Camp/Buhoma Community Rest Camp/

Day 6
Gorilla Trekking and Batwa visit

Early morning, breakfast with your packed lunch, you will report to the Park headquarters for registration and join a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during Gorilla Tracking. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas, which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered Creatures. In the evening, you will go for community walk to experience the living of Batwa people.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Gorilla Safari Lodge/Buhoma Lodge/Mahogany Spring Lodge/Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge/Bwindi Jungle Lodge/Silverback Lodge/Chameleon Hill Lodge

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp/ Mutanda Lake Resort/Rushaga Gorilla Camp/Gorilla Valley Lodge/Engagi Lodge

Budget: Travellers Rest Hotel/Gorilla Friends Lodge/Broadbill Forest Camp/Buhoma Community Rest Camp/

Day 7
Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, evening game drive

In the morning, you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park while having go views of some incredible scenery along the way. You will arrive in time for Lunch at the lodge and game drive in Ishasha in search for tree climbing lions and other wildlife species like buffaloes, antelopes, elephants and if lucky wild cats such as leopard.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge

Mid-range: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Ihamba Safari Lodge/Parkview Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Safari Lodge

Budget: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Mweya Hostel

Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 8
Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

This morning you will head to back to the plains of Kasenyi for a morning game drive to explore the beautiful wildlife species buffaloes, antelopes, elephants. After Lunch you will go for an afternoon boat cruise. This cruise offers you chances of viewing animals like hippos, water birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and many more which visit the channel for drinking water.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge

Mid-range: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Ihamba Safari Lodge/Parkview Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Safari Lodge

Budget: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge/Mweya Hostel

Meal Plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 9
Drive to Kibale National Park

After an early morning breakfast, drive to the northern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park area in searches the wild animals which include Elephants, Buffalos, and the wild cats, Savanna birds and deferent species of antelopes such water buck Uganda kobs among others. After lunch proceed the drive to Kibale Forest National Park arrive your lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Primate Lodge/Papaya Lake Lodge/Kyaninga lodge

Moderate: Isunga Lodge/Kibale Forest Cottages/

Budget: Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee Guest House

Meal plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 10
Morning chimp trekking and Bigodi wetland walk

In the morning after breakfast, you will go to the park headquarters for briefing and thereafter you will be taken for chimpanzee trekking, through Kibale Forest National Park. During this walk you will have high chances to see many of the 13 primate species native to Kibale Forest National Park. After lunch you will drive to Bigodi for a swamp walk.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Primate Lodge/Papaya Lake Lodge/Kyaninga lodge

Moderate: Isunga Lodge/Kibale Forest Cottages/

Budget: Kibale Forest Camp/Chimpanzee Guest House

Meal plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 11
Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

In the morning after your breakfast, you will drive to Murchison Falls National Park through small towns, villages and great views of the escarpment, arrive your lodge in the late evening, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge/ Bakers Lodge

Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge/Bwana Tembo Safari Camp

Budget: Fort Murchison Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12
Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive that will provide you an opportunity of spotting wild animals which include giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes, hippos and if lucky cats such as lions and leopards. Return to the lodge for a lunch , thereafter go for a 2 hour boat cruise to the bottom of the falls to explore how river Nile squeezes itself in a narrow gorge before exploding out producing a lifetime experience.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge/ Bakers Lodge

Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge/Bwana Tembo Safari Camp

Budget: Fort Murchison Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13
Drive to Jinja via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for tracking

In the morning after your breakfast, you will drive back to Jinja via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking then proceeding to Jinja for dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge/Hotel.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Crested Crane Hotel

Mid-range: Jinja Nile Resort/Nile Village Hotel/Hotel Paradise on the Nile/The haven/Kingfisher

Budget: 2 Friends Guesthouse and Restaurant/Source of the Smile Hotel/Pearl on the Nile Hotel

Meal Plan: Full board basis

Day 14
White water rafting and source of the Nile

In the morning after your breakfast, you will prepare for an incredible, challenging and memorable activity: white water rafting, thereafter in the late afternoon, you will go for a boat ride to the source of the Nile to witness the actual point where the Nile starts its long journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Then drive to Kampala for your dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury Lodge: Serena Hotel/ Sheraton Hotel/Munyonyo Speke Resort/Pearl of Africa Hotel
Moderate: Cassia Lodge/ Speke Resort Hotel/Protea Hotel/Hotel Africana/Cassia Hotel/Golf Course Hotel
Budget facility: Airport View Hotel/ Namirembe Guest house/Forest Cottages/Karibu Hotel/Airport Guest House
Meal Plan: Full Board Basis

Day 15
Drive to Entebbe for your Flight.

After your breakfast, you will have a brief of Kampala city tour and then proceed to Entebbe International Airport for your flight back home.

  • Uganda Visa which can be got on arrival at the Airports
  • Chimpanzee, Gorilla and Golden Monkey trekking permits (paid for in advance through our company)
  • Travel & Health insurance arranged for from your home country
  • Proof of Yellow fever vaccination (certificate}
  • Travellers must be at least 15 years old on the day of the trekking.
  • Good physical, fit health and mental condition
  • Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood.
  • Insulated warm Jacket synthetic or down.
  • Long Sleeve Shirt and Waterproof Pants.
  • Footwear – Hiking.

Inclusions:

  • Airport Transfers
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • Gorilla trekking permit
  • Chimp trekking permit
  • Insurance

Exclusions 

  • Pre and post-tour accommodation in Uganda or Rwanda
  • International airfares
  • Uganda & Rwanda East African Tourist Visa
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Luxury accommodation (5 stars) price of 2 – 10 People is $6567 per person on full board occupancy

Mid-range accommodation (4 stars) price of 2 – 10 People is $4928 per person on full board occupancy

Budget accommodation (3 stars) price of 2 – 10 People is $3864 per person on full board occupancy

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