11-Day Uganda Rwanda Safari Tour

Experience the best of Uganda and Rwanda on this 11-day adventure! From the Source of the Nile and powerful Murchison Falls to thrilling game drives, gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, and a serene boat safaris, a perfect blend of wildlife, nature, and history, ending with a cultural tour of Kigali.

$ 2,715$ 5,370 per Person

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Price Includes

4×4 Land Cruiser/Minibus with a professional driver/guide, Full Board accommodation, Gorilla tracking permit, Entrance Fees

Price Excludes

International flights, Laundry services, Personal expenses such as souvenirs and snacks, Tips to the local guides and drivers

Tour Days

Day1- Transfer to Jinja city - visit Source of the Nile River

On  arrival, you will be driven to Jinja city, a 2-3 hour drive. You will check in at your lodge and later head out to explore the origin of the Nile by boat, an experience that lasts for 2-3 hours. You will then return to your lodge for relaxation and an overnight stay

Accommodation Afro Smile Hotel

Day2-Drive From Jinja to Murchison Falls National Park.

You will begin your day with a 6-7 hour drive to Murchison Falls National Park, traveling through picturesque rural landscapes, villages, and countryside towns. Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest, boasts the world’s most powerful waterfall. Upon arrival in the early afternoon, you will head to the top of Murchison Falls to witness the Nile River’s waters forcefully cascading through a narrow 7-meter-wide gorge, plummeting 45 meters down. This dramatic sight creates a thunderous roar and a warm glow that forms a beautiful rainbow—a nature photographer’s dream. You will then drive to your lodge for check in then later on a night game drive until late night 

Accommodation: Bamboo Safari Lodge

Day3- Morning and Evening Game drive with afternoon boat safari

Start your day with an early breakfast before embarking on a 3-4 hour morning game drive until 10 AM. Then, head for an 11 AM boat safari across the Victoria Nile for 3 hours with your lunch box on board. You will go on a late afternoon game drive until 7 PM, offering more chances to spot the park’s incredible wildlife.

This park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including hunting cats like hyenas, lions, and leopards, as well as various herbivores. During the cruise, you will have the opportunity to see aquatic animals such as hippos and crocodiles, along with a variety of bird species

Accommodation Bamboo Safari Lodge

 

Day4- Drive to Kibale Forest National Park.

After an early morning checkout from the lodge, embark on a final game drive through Murchison Falls National Park as you head towards Kibale Forest. Known as the primate capital of the world, Kibale Forest is renowned for its diverse primate population, including chimpanzees, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and other species. You will arrive in the evening, just in time for dinner and an overnight stay in the forest.

Accommodation Kibale Forest Lodge

Day 5- Chimpanzee trekking then Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP

After breakfast, head to the park offices for an 8 AM briefing before embarking on a forest walk to track chimpanzees and other forest inhabitants. This experience lasts for 3-4 hours in the forest. In the early afternoon, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a 2-3 hour drive away. Upon arrival, get on a boat safari at kazinga channel for 2 hours. 

Later, enjoy a late afternoon game drive in the Kasenyi Plains until 7PM.

Accommodation Irungu safari lodge.

 

Day6- Game drive and Transfer to ishasha sector Home of tree climbing lions

Start your day with an early morning game drive to spot more wildlife in the  Kasenyi plains for 3-4 hours. Head back to the lodge for a coffee break and checkout, transfer to ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park, home of the tree climbing lions, arrive at your lodge in time for lunch , check in then head out for a late afternoon game drive to track more wildlife in this part of the park until 7pm. 

Accommodation Ishasha Pride Lodge

Day7- Morning Game drive then Afternoon Drive to Bwindi Forest National Park

Start the day with an early morning Game drive to track more wildlife in the ishasha sector for 3-4 hours, then later  embark on a 3-4 hours’ drive to Bwindi Forest National Park. This journey will take you through scenic landscapes and diverse terrain. Upon arrival at your lodge in Bwindi Forest, unwind and enjoy a leisurely evening, surrounded by the natural beauty of the forest. Bwindi Forest is renowned for its rich biodiversity, including its population of endangered mountain gorillas, lush vegetation, and diverse bird species. It offers a unique opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers to immerse themselves in a truly remarkable environment

Accommodation Trekkers Tavern Cottages

Day8-Gorilla trekking Experience at Bwindi Forest

Embark on an unforgettable gorilla trekking adventure in the park. Following a briefing at the park headquarters, set out to trek and observe the majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. This experience provides a rare opportunity to witness these incredible creatures up close. After the trek, Transfer to Mgahinga Forest a 2-3 hour drive to the Lodge 

Accommodation Mianzi Guest House

Day9- Golden monkey tracking at Mgahinga Forest

After your early breakfast, drive to the forest and arrive by 8 AM in time for a briefing about the tracking experience. Then embark on a forest walk of 5-6 hours tracking these playful and colorful endangered monkeys. After the experience, have your packed lunch, then transfer to Lake Kivu in Gisenyi.

Accommodation Colibri guest House

Day 10- Boat Safari at Lake Kivu then transfer to Kigali

Early morning after breakfast, head for a boat safari across the lake shared by Congo and Rwanda. Visit the Peace Island, the fishing village, and the methane gas refinery at the Congo border in the middle of the lake. Later, head on a drive to Kigali, a 4-5 hour drive through scenic villages. Arrive in Kigali in time for your overnight stay.

Accommodation Yambi Guest House

Day11- Explore Historical sites in Kigali to Kigali Airport for Departure

Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial, which commemorates the victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and serves as a place of remembrance and education. Next, visit the Belgian Peacekeepers Memorial, honoring the ten Belgian UN peacekeepers who lost their lives at the beginning of the genocide. Later, transfer to Kigali Airport for Departure

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