7 days (6 nights) safari adventure includes tracking mountain gorillas in the Virunga ranges , game viewing in Queen Elizabeth national park plus boat ride on Kazinga channel, chimp tracking in Kibale forest and a visit to the Bigodi swamp to watch birds.
Our company representative / guide will be ready to meet and welcome you to Kigali upon your arrival. The guide will offer you a brief overview on the tour and then embark on your drive to Parc National des Volcans, the home of the mountain gorillas. Peel your eyes for the scenic drive, through rolling hills and vast tea plantations. Enjoy your overnight at Kinigi guest House (budget)/ La Bambou gorilla lodge (mid range)/ mountain gorilla view lodge (luxury)
Day2, Gorilla tracking experience
Today is the best highlight for a tour in Rwanda, the experience of viewing the gorillas in the mist. Make sure you have enough for your breakfast because you are going to need some energy during the tracking. Drive with your guide to the park head quarters after breakfast for a briefing about gorilla tracking; thereafter follow your guides to meet the giant primates of Parc National des Volcans. You are allowed an hour with the gorillas, and return to your lodge for the rest of the evening relaxing your muscles. Nothing compares to a memory of a silverback and his family hosting you in their territory. Enjoy your overnight at Kinigi guest (budget)/ La Bambou gorilla lodge (mid range)/ mountain
Day 3, Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Today winds up your stay in Rwanda, after your breakfast, hope back on board, and enjoy your drive across the Uganda- Rwanda border to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the medley of wonders. Enjoy your overnight at Simba safari camp (budget)/ Ihamba Lakeside lodge (mid range)/ Mweya safari lodge (luxury)
Wakeup to an early morning game drive after a cup of coffee to meet the morning raisers and night nocturnal retiring to their dens. Enjoy magnificent views of herds of elephants, bushbucks, warthogs, the Uganda kob and your guide will know best where to spot the leopard and lions, thereafter proceed for your lunch. After a warm lunch embark on launch cruise along the Kazinga channel, enjoy great views on the common cormorants, pink backed pelican, big numbers of hippos and crocodiles. Enjoy your overnight at Simba safari camp (budget)/ Ihamba Lakeside lodge (mid range)/ Mweya safari lodge (luxury)
Day 5, Transfer to Kibale Forest Camp
Add a wave of color to your trip, with a visit to Kibale forest National Park, the primate capital of the world. Enjoy your hearty breakfast and thereafter drive to Kibale forest National Park. Enjoy great sighting of the various birds, featured in the Forest, like the sunbirds, bee eaters, crawls and so many more. Enjoy your overnight at Kibale forest camp (budget)/ Primates cottages (mid range)/ Primates luxury tented camp (luxury)
This is yet another exciting day, as you embark on a forest walk in search for the chimpanzees of the Kibale forest. After your break enjoy your fellow tracking mates for briefing about the trackers code of conduct. Thereafter proceed in the forest to view the chimps. Lookout for other primates of the forest like the colobus monkeys, baboons, forest hogs, various birds plus plants. Enjoy your overnight at Kibale forest camp (budget)/ Primates cottages (mid range)/ Primates luxury tented camp (luxury)
Day 7: Transfer to Kampala/airport.
Wakeup to a leisurely breakfast, as your prepare to depart the wild places for the city. Drive to Kampala with scenic view of Uganda’s homesteads. Enjoy your lunch meals enroute and transfer to hotel for the night in Kampala or to the airport for your outbound flight.
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