Rwanda & Uganda Gorillas Trekking Safari.
A journey that begins in Nairobi, past Uganda Jungles into epic Rwanda. Amazing is the word
Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi.
Arrive in Nairobi airport early morning 3:25 am and picked up from airport and go to guest house and after relax go to city tour complete day and evening back to guest house stay in night and tomorrow early morning at 2:45 am go to Nairobi airport at flight 6 am to Kigali
Day 2 Arrival and Kigali city tour.
Arrival and Kigali city tour (Possible for early arrivals in (from Jomo Kenya intl morning Rwanda airline express flight no.405 to Kigali at 6:30 am). Based on the time of arrival in Kigali, pick up from airport, check into the house or guest house economy price, relax and later head off for city tour tour around Kigali where we shall visit the following:
Visit the 1994 Gisozi Genocide Memorial site. (referred to as the general exhibition ground of
genocide in Rwanda the only place where the genocide truth lies like historical Rwanda genocide
story of 1994, catalogues with details of the genocide using photographs, video and written
accounts plus a range of artifacts, personal testimonies then Memorial Gardens containing ten
graves and National Documentation Centre of the Genocide all add to the importance of the
Visit kimironko market
Visit nyamirambo the old city of kigali
Kigali heights, Kigali convention center
And other attractions around Kigali and from there we shall drive to, in the evening go to Accommodation
Guesthouse or house.
Day 3 Transfer to Akagera National Park.
Transfer to Akagera National Park (OPTIONAL ACTIVITY PAYABLE DIRECT BY YOU) But still suggesting you enjoy a lot of activities in Rwanda City. After an early breakfast, drive to Akagera National Park which is roughly 2 hrs & 30 minutes passing through Rwanda’s phenomenal landscapes and living lifestyles start your morning game drive, which takes you on tops of rolling hills surrounded by beautiful lakes from the south up to the north, on top of a hill when watching a magic view of 3 lakes in a same time.
The park is home to a number of animals and different bird species such as Egyptian goose and fishing eagles. Luck being on your side you will encounter a number of animals during the game park: impalas, zebras, lions, elephants, bushbucks, waterbucks, tops, oribis, baboons, giraffes, cape elands, and so many others. Later drive back to Kigali for overnight to a guest house or house.
Day 4 Transfer to Volcano National Park.
Transfer to Volcano National Park – Ibyiwachu cultural village and cultural village tour (OPTIONAL PAY GORILLA TRACKING PAYABLE DIRECT BY YOU) But enjoy the cultural village and cultural tour. This following morning after early having breakfast set off for your drive to Volcano national park which takes roughly 3 hours. We shall move around the neighborhood villages in Volcanoes NP known as home of gorillas where we shall do Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village in Musanze District based in the community bordering Volcanoes National Park. At the village, you will have a wonderful, interactive experience, learning all about Rwandan traditions, cultural songs and dances. You will be given a chance to participate in local dances and drumming, all while wearing traditional local “Umushanana” dress; shooting arrows, attending a traditional healer’s medicine show You will also have the opportunity to sample local food and banana beer and visit a local household or school. From there we shall drive to guest house or camp tent and same as you suggest Ibyiwacu Cultural village and the traditional dances. Finish plan Rwanda and start plan in Uganda.
Day 5 Transfer to Volcano National Park.
Transfer to Bwindi National Park ( Rushanga) from Volcano National Park and finish plan in Rwanda and start plan Uganda. After breakfast, travel to Bwindi Impenetrable national park through savannah grasslands, herds of long horned Ankole cattle to the Kigezi highlands commonly known as the “Switzerland of Africa” because of the beautiful green cover. It will take you approximately 5 to 6 hours to reach Bwindi, Accommodation at as you suggest in camp or national park.
Day 6 Gorilla tracking in Bwindi National Park.
Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Tracking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Resting off at Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Matand. Accommodation and lodging. People and culture Community and forest treks Discounted gorilla tracking permit)this item maybe includes After an early breakfast, at 7:15 am drive to the information center 10 minutes from the lodge with packed lunch boxes to prepare for the Gorilla tracking. After a briefing from the Ranger guide, traverse to the Gorilla sanctuary to start tracking these lovely creatures. It takes approximately 2 hours to find the gorillas based on where they are located and after you spend 1-hour observing and taking pictures. The time you spend observing these endangered species is worth a trip to any part of the world and can never be forgotten. Clients are expected to have enough drinking water, good hiking shoes, rain jackets in case it rains, gloves if necessary, long-sleeved clothes. Time spent
with these Gorillas is very priceless. After tracking, transfer back to the lodge for complete relaxation to immerse in nature. (Full Board, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Day 7 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park from Bwindi national Park). After breakfast, travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
. It will take you approximately about 4 hours to reach Queen Elizabeth National. Accommodation at Elephant Hub Lodge (Half board- Break Fast & Dinner) or tent or as you suggest not expensive.
Day 8 Tour of Queen Elizabeth NP.
In the morning at 6:30am, start off your game drive in the park. Queen Elizabeth boasts of one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world. Located on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley south west of Kasese, its vegetation comprises of savannah, acacia, euphorbia trees and large papyrus swamps. A number of over 100 mammal species and 500 bird species make this territory and great tourist destination. The maramagambo forest houses a large selection of monkeys and birds with flamingos on the crater lakes. The morning Game drive provide excellent opportunity to see lions, elephants, Leopards, Topi and many other animals (remember these are wild animals and nature can’t be tamed, so we can’t be 100% sure of seeing all the animals), After the Game Drive to Mweya Safari lodge for lunch at around 12:30 pm before transfer for the boat cruise at 1:30pm
The boat trip on the Mweya Peninsula along the Kazinga channel which is a 41 km stretch of water and believed to be the longest natural water channel connects Lake Edward and Lake George. Here you have an opportunity to see crocodiles, hippos and birds that inhabit the Shoreline. The boat cruise takes roughly 2 hours. After the boat cruise, transfer back to the lodge
Note: Nature can’t be tamed; we can’t assure you on the kind of wild animals you will see. (Full board at the lodge – All meals)
Day 9 Transfer from Queen Elizabeth NP.
Transfer from Queen Elizabeth national park early morning game drives before your out pounds flight. End of Rwanda Uganda Gorilla trekking safari.