18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari Adventure

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari Adventure

Murchison Falls Lion - Uganda Rwanda Safari Adventure
Murchison Falls Lion - Uganda Rwanda Safari Adventure

Day 1: Arrival – Hotel

You will be picked from Entebbe International Airport and be transferred to your respective Forest Cottages relax have dinner and get ready for the following day trip to Murchison falls national park

Day 2:  Kampala – Murchison Falls Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

From Kampala after breakfast, Departure at 7 o’clock head north through the districts of Luwero and Masindi with their traditional farms and villages stopping at Ziwa Ranch Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino viewing. After re-fueling stop in Masindi town for lunch en-routes, proceed to Murchison falls national park. After lunch tours the Top and bottom of falls, where the Nile crashes through 7 metres gorge to fall 45 metres.Numerous scenic viewpoint are the photographers delight! You return for your dinner an overnight at Red Chilli/Parkside Safari Lodge

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive

After breakfast cross to the Northern bank you cross with the Ferry crossing and set up for an early morning game drives. Your guide will help you spot elephants; lions, giraffes, buffaloes and rare hyena they hide and butterflies are abundant. After your lunch you take a boat cruises   to the base of majestic Murchison falls, crocodile bask in the sun and hippos yawn on the way, Spectacular bird-life is found here including the rare shoebill stork and you likely to see numerous species’ of animals. Return for your dinner and overnight. At Red Chilli/Parkside Safari Lodge

Murchison Falls boat ride - Uganda Rwanda Safari Adventure

Day 4: Budongo forest in Semliki National Park 

Early morning after your breakfast head to Budongo forest for the general walks / Hiking trails at Kaniyo Pabidi where you can trek Chimpanzees as well, you will have a chance of spotting on other Primates like the red tail monkey, blue and so many more after proceed to Fort Portal pass Rwenzori as the seat of Toro kingdom go to Semliki National Park you will reach late dinner and overnight at Semliki Lodge

Day 5: Game Drive in Semliki National Park

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast later proceed for an early game drives whereby you will spot so many species of animals  like Leopards, Buffaloes, Elephants and Sitatungas which are not found in any of the National Parks and other primates it’s fantastic and. It will take 5/6hours later you will return for your lunch and relax in the evening go for forest walks its reach in bird viewing when you’re a birder you really enjoy the evening after return to your respective accommodation for the dinner and an overnight at Semliki Lodge

Day 6: Shoebill, Birding in Semliki – Queen Elizabeth N.P.

Wake –up early in the morning have your respective breakfast and set off for the views of hot springs both the male and the female you enjoy the scenery it’s a photography delight.  Semliki is rich in the rare shoebills storks which are spotted in swampy areas it takes about 3/4hours due to the search of shoebills in the swamps if lucky its 2/3hours later proceed to queen while game driving have your packed lunch enroutes and proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park it’s a volcanic formation of the western Rift Valley towards Queen Elizabeth N.P. The descent reveals a stunning panorama of lakes George and Edward amidst game-filled plains.

By 4 o’clock go for the unique Boat Cruises that takes 2hrs on the Kazinga channel and onto L.Edward. The trip passes through possibly the highest hippo concentration in Africa and many mammals may be seen drinking water. The cruise offers the excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The birdlife is colorful and abundant. Later your dinner and overnight return to  Kazinga channel View Resort/Tembo Safari Lodge.

Day 7: QENP Game Drive

Wake-up early morning have breakfast go for the game drives  of which you will see so many animal species like Lions, Leopards, Giant Forest Hog, Buffalo, Elephants, Difasa, Water Buck, Topi, Uganda Kobs are so many and bush buck which are not found in Murchison Falls and it takes 3hrs. Return for your lunch relax for some few hours and then  In the evening take a Nature Walks, visit the Bat Caves,  and Kyambura Escapements and Forest Walks ,Blue Lake and Salt Lakes where you will have a cross glance of so many species both flora and fauna like butterflies are abundant and different primates with tree species inclusive. Then return at your respective accommodation at Kazinga channel View Resort/Tembo Safari Lodge.

Day 8: Tree Climbing Lions in Ishasha Sector (QENP)

Ishahsha Tree lions

After your breakfast early morning visit Ishasha sector where we find Tree-climbing lions as the only  sector for  tree climbing lions QNP diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forests, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters  are a home to an incredible abundant wildlife. Then after Proceed to Imaramagambo or Bwindi impenetrable you will reach late evening have nature walks and then go back for dinner and overnight at Broadbill Forest Camp.

Day 9: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

Wake up early in the morning have your breakfast prepare properly your parked lunch have a small briefing then enter in the jungle to trek the fascinating endangered gorillas the rare animals and you will have a chance to sight other primates like the blue, red tailed monkey and other species of animals, your guides will help you so much to catch and have a lot of information and you will come back with memorable moments. Gorilla Trekking  takes 6/7hrs almost the whole day. Then later come back drive to Kibale national park you will reach late evening you will have dinner and overnight at Rweteera Safari Park/Kibale Forest Camp

Day 10: Chimpanzee in Kibale National Park

After your breakfast early morning you will have a small briefing with you guides for chimpanzees trekking  after get your packed lunch and enter into Kibale Gorge for chimp’s visitors can climb through tropical forest and catch a glimpse of a variety of primates, including chimpanzees and monkeys with other species like butterflies are abundant  It can take  you 6/7 hours trekking later return and relax for less hours after in the evening go for Bigodi swampy are for the nature walks their you will have a chance to see so many species of birds and butterflies are abundant After come back  dinner and overnight at Rweteera Safari Park/Kibale Forest Camp

Bwindi Gorilla Trekking

Day 11: Mgahinga national park

Early morning after breakfast drive to Mgahinga national park for gorilla trekking it is found between Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo you will reach a bit earlier but late for trekking gorillas  you will have your lunch immediately go for forest walks and volcanic climbing  and  bike riding, hiking trails where you would have a chance to see the three countries at once though it’s kind of tiresome it needs strength and energy for you to reach on top of the volcanoes can take you the whole day and  later you will go back for the dinner and an overnight at your respective hotel Mgahinga community campground/lodge

Day 12: Wake –up early in the morning  have breakfast after get your packed lunch as well  as a small briefing from your guides then after set-off head to Mgahinga forest for the gorilla trekking fascinating endangered gorillas the rare animals that has human characters where by spitting and feasting in the jungle it’s not allowed it can easily affect gorillas healthy and you will have a chance to sight other primates like the blue, red tailed monkey and other species of animals, your guides will help you so much to catch and have a lot of information and you will come back with memorable moments. Trekking gorillas takes 6/7hrs almost the whole day and later come back for your dinner and overnight at your respective hotel Mgahinga camping ground/lodge

Day 13; Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes national park

Wake up early in the morning have your breakfast head to Rwanda virunga forest in Volcanoes national park for gorillas and other primates you will reach late noon time and go for nature walk, where you will reach at Dian fossey the great old volcanoes towering up almost 15000 feet covered with rich green rain forest the rich mosaic of montane ecosystem later return back for the dinner and an overnight at Virunga Hotel/Muhabura Hotel.

Day 14; Gorilla trekking

Wake-up early in the morning have an early breakfast get ready with your packed lunch with a small briefing from your guides and head to the jungle for the gorilla trekking it will take you 5/6hours and you will have a chance to see other primates after proceed to Akagera national park you will reach late dinner and overnight at Camp

Day 15: Akagera National Park

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast set-off for the game drives at Akagera basin is above all big game country! Herds of elephant and buffalo emerge from the woodland to drink at the lakes, while lucky visitors might stumble across a leopard, a sported hyena or even a stray lion giraffe and zebra haunt the savannah and more than a dozen types of antelopes inhabit the park, most community the handsome chestnut-coated impala, but also the diminutive oribi and secretive bushbuck as well as the ungainly tsessebe and the world’s largest antelope, the statuesque cape eland. The game drive will take you like 7/8 hours it’s a vast land later go back for lunch at your camp

In the evening go for the nature walks bansin it’s at a relatively low altitude on the border with Tanzania .it comprised of swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River the most remote source of the Nile this is archetypal African savannah landscape of tangled acacia woodland interspersed with open grassland

Akagera is a truly mystical introduction to the wonders of the African bush pods of 50 hippo’s grunt and splinter throughout the day while outsized crocodiles soak up the sun with their vast jaws menacingly agape .magically the air is toned apart by the unforgettable duet ting of a pair of fish eagles, asserting their status as the avian monarchs of Africa’s water ways. lining the lakes are some of the continents densest concentrations of water birds, while the connecting arshes are the haunt of the  endangered and exquisite papyrus gonolek and the bizarre shoebill stork the latter perhaps the most eagerly sort of all African birds. Later get back for the dinner and an overnight at your respective camp

Day 16: Akagera – Lake Bunyonyi

Wake up early in the morning have your breakfast not on rush head to Bunyonyi where you will pass Kabale and enjoy seeing their villages, and terraced gardens, hills which is known as the Switzerland of Africa you will have your lunch en-routes and reach Bunyonyi not so much late and go straight to the boat/canoeing and bird watching later dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi overland/Bunyonyi Birdnest

Day 17: Birding in Bunyonyi

Wake up early in the morning have your breakfast, proceed on Lake Bunyonyi sail through of which is known as the deepest lake in Africa and as well as a lake known for little birds where you will see the pygmies experience around those small islands too with their amazing culture you will have a chance to do both pygmies experience and boat/canoeing after relax and have your lunch and later proceed to lake Mburo national park you will reach late your diner and an overnight at Rwonyo camp/East’s Nest

Day 18: Mburo national park

After your breakfast early in the morning you will depart at leisure to Lake Mburo NP for a game drives which will take you 6/7 hours  of which will allow you to spot so many species of animals like zebras, eland, Uganda kobs, impala and butterflies are abundant pelicans birds, crested cranes and so many more which are found in Lake Mburo not in any other national parks and later come back for your lunch, relax a bit go for boat cruise where you will have a chance to glance on so many species of animals and birding as well where you will have a chance to spot on the all kind of birds like pelicans which are not found in any other national parks and butterflies are abundant set-off drive back to Kampala you will reach at the equator where the sun crosses, it’s a photography delight proceed to catch your flight back home. With a memorable moments

NOTES;

  • Availability of accommodation, permits and activities is not guaranteed until confirmation. Permits are sold on ‘first come first serve’ basis.
  • Gorilla permits can only be secured after receiving the requested deposit
  • The chimp tracking in Kibale Forest may take place either in the morning or afternoon, depending on the availability of the permits for chimp tracking.
  • The safari will be made with an International Travel Company, East African Jungle Safaris has no discrimination in Nationality, Gender, Age or any other details of the participants
QUICK TOUR DETAILS
Duration:
18 Days
Country:
Uganda, Rwanda
Attractions:
Sceneries, Big 5, Chimps, Gorillas, Birds
Price:
Standard

PACKAGE  INCLUDES

  • Chimp’s permits Kibale, Kyambura, Budongo
  • Gorilla permits Mgahinga, Bwindi
  • Golden monkey permits virunnga
  • Boat / Canoeing Fees
  • Tour Guides Park fees
  • Safari Vehicle, Gas & Driver
  • B&B Accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Lunch en-routes and mineral water

PACKAGE  EXCLUDES

  • Spirits/alcoholic drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips
  • And other personal activities are your personal charge