14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

  • Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Kampala Day 2:Kampala-Jinja for rafting-Kampala Day 3:Transfer to Kibale National Park Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP Day 6: Game drive and Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel Day 7:
  • 14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

  • Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Kampala Day 2:Kampala-Jinja for rafting-Kampala Day 3:Transfer to Kibale National Park Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP Day 6: Game drive and Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel Day 7:
  • Detailed Itinerary

    Day 3 :Transfer to Kibale national park

    After an early breakfast, Leave Kampala for Kibale NP. the drive to the west through Mityana to Mubende and later to Fort Portal is about 6-7hours but rewards you with sights of plantations, local shops and the lifestyle of the people of Uganda. At Mubende, you have a chance to visit the Nakayima tree which acts like a shrine where local people always visit to seek blessings from the spirit Nakayima, a Muganda goddess. You will learn the superstitions surrounding its existence from the local attendant. This 400 years old tree is like a house, with an entry.

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 9: Transfer to Bwindi NP

    Take breakfast at leisure and depart for Bwindi through Kabale town as you encounter the local people en route carrying out their daily activities. You may stop briefly to visit the local markets and then proceed to the southern part of Bwindi.Check in at your booked lodge in the afternoon and have the rest of the day at leisure.You may decide to take an optional walk to the neighbouring Bakiga community to explore how they make their local beer, traditional dishes among others. Overnight stay at Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge (luxury)/Nkuringo campsite (budget)

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala

    Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our company representative who will drive you to Kampala for refreshment and overnight stay at Sheraton hotel(luxury)/ La petit Village(deluxe)/ Nexus Resort(budget)

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 3 :Transfer to Kibale national park

    After an early breakfast, Leave Kampala for Kibale NP. the drive to the west through Mityana to Mubende and later to Fort Portal is about 6-7hours but rewards you with sights of plantations, local shops and the lifestyle of the people of Uganda. At Mubende, you have a chance to visit the Nakayima tree which acts like a shrine where local people always visit to seek blessings from the spirit Nakayima, a Muganda goddess. You will learn the superstitions surrounding its existence from the local attendant. This 400 years old tree is like a house, with an entry.

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking

    Take an early breakfast and report to the park headquarters with a packed lunch for briefing about Chimpanzee tracking. You will then proceed to track these primates that are believed to share 98.4% of the DNA with human beings. While in this forest, you are likely to encounter other primates like the black and white colobus monkey, the red tailed monkey, the olive baboon, the blue monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, Vervet monkey, bush baby, L’hoest’s monkey among others. A number of bird species will sing for you good melodies as you track primates. Of the park’s 325 sp

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

    Enjoy breakfast at leisure and transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP whilst enjoying en route views of the magnificent Rwenzori mountain, a chance to visit the Ndali crater area for scenic viewing and later glance at the local businesses in Kasese town. Proceed to enter the park with a game drive, viewing different wildlife species. Arrive at the lodge early enough for lunch. After lunch take a game drive around the park as you look out for the common residents like elephants, buffalos, bush bucks among others. Continue to reach the Katwe crater area as you glimp

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 2: Transfer to Jinja for rafting

    After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to Jinja for rafting. You will explore the Nile on a boat as you peddle past six different grades of rapids with your wooden pedal.Expect to be overturned with your boat as you pass these rapids as you enjoy one of the most thrilling adventures where only the strong hearted will participate. You will have lunch and later return in the Afternoon to your Kampala hotel. overnight at Sheraton hotel(luxury)/ La petit Village(deluxe)/ Nexus Resort(budget).

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 7: Game drive in Ishasha

    After your breakfast, take a game drive to Ishasha sector in the southern part of the park expecting to see the tree-climbing lions that are a popular species of this park.Your drive might reward you with sights of other animals like kobs and gazelles grazing in the Ishasha plains. You will have lunch there and proceed with another game drive across the plains. Return in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at (Ishasha wilderness camp)

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 8: Transfer to Bunyonyi for a boat Trip

    After your breakfast, transfer to L. Bunyonyi as you enjoy the magnificent views of Kabale hills adorned with terraces. Arrive in time for lunch and then take an a boat trip to explore the different islands on this 2nd deepest lake in Africa. You are likely to be fascinated by the overwhelming variety of birds from which the lake derives its name.You may have a picnic lunch on the island and return in the evening for dinner and overnight at Arcadia lodge/ Bunyonyi Overland Resort.

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 11: Golden monkey tracking/ Batwa trail experience and Transfer to Rwanda

    After an early breakfast, you have an option of tracking the rare golden monkey on the slopes of Mt.Mgahinga or embark on a cultural trail to the Batwa community. This Pygmy, tribe has an interesting culture as you listen to their stories, visit their caves and participate in their traditional dances and other activities. After any of the activities, transfer to Volcanoes NP in Rwanda. The park shelters a third of the World’s remaining mountain Gorillas and has 5 of the 8 volcanoes that make up the Virunga chain of Volcanoes including Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Sabinyo and Gahinga.Overnight

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 12: Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes NP

    Report to the park head quarters after a cup of coffee with your packed lunch for briefing by the Senior park ranger guide.Proceed thence to track the man’s evolutionary cousin in this light forest as you hike up and down the slopes of the volcanoes. The time you will spend tracking will depend on where the Gorillas will have spent the previous night. Once you sight them, you will be given an hour to observe and learn much about their behaviors as you take photos to show your people at home. After tracking, return to relax at your lodge or take an optional visit to the Banyarwanda community

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 13: Transfer to Kigali for Culture tour and Genocide museum

    After your breakfast, transfer to Kigali for a visit to the Gisozi genocide memorial site as you picture out the terrifying memories of the 1994 survivors of one of the most horrific disasters the world has known where the Hutu massacred thousands of Tutsi and moderate Hutu in less than 100 days. Proceed to visit Hotel des Mille Collines where the movie; ‘Hotel Rwanda’ was acted and then to the crafts markets and other local markets as you try out your bargaining skills with the local business men and women. Explore the city

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 10: Bwindi Gorilla tracking

    After an early breakfast, report to the park headquarters with your packed lunch for pre-tracking briefing by the senior park ranger guide.Proceed for this thrilling adventure that will lead you through the dense forest with steep wet slopes on your quest for the endangered apes.The time taken to see the Mountain gorillas is not specific as it may range between 2-8 hours depending on where they will have spent the previous night.Once you catch a glimpse of them, you are guaranteed an hour with them as you observe and learn their behaviors while taking photos to

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 6: Game drive and boat cruise

    After an early breakfast, embark on a rewarding game drive along the Kasenyi trail with hopes of viewing a variety of wildlife like the elephant, the buffalo, the giraffe,topi, water buck, bush buck, kob, warthogs among the park’s 100 mammal species. Do not forget to look out for the carnivores like lions, jackals, spotted hyenas, and leopards if lucky as they retire from a night’s hunt. Return for lunch at your lodge before carrying out an afternoon boat trip along Kazinga channel which will captivate you with fascinating views of yawning crocodiles, hippos,

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP

    Day 14: Departure/end of the trip.

    Take a cup of coffee at leisure and prepare to go for last minute shopping before transferring to the airport for your departure flight.

    14 DAYS UGANDA AND RWANDA TRIP