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Kjong Uganda Safaris offers the best wild Uganda and Rwanda Safaris to visitors seeking for life time adventures. Take on our 9 days of pure Gorilla Adventure in Uganda and Rwanda. You will start with a visit to lake Mburo for an exclusive retreat of wildlife, a boat ride amidst Hippos is amazing with a horse riding adventure before heading south for the most popular gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Parc Volcanoes Uganda Rwanda respectively

Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport-Kampala (Travel Time +1hrs)
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide who will then take you to Forest Cottages Kampala (Budget facility) for an overnight and dinner. Meal plan Dinner

Day 2: Kampala-Lake Mburo NP (Travel Time 4 hrs)
Our drive will pick you up from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala at 0700am, ready for a drive to Lake Mburo National park with a stopover at the Equator crossing line in Masaka, arriving in the afternoon ready for your lunch at your lodge, a peaceful and exclusive retreat in Lake Mburo National Park. Afternoon boat cruise amidst the Hippos is amazing. Thereafter a sun down game drive for your rewarding experience. Overnight at Eagles Nest Lake Mburo (Budget Lodge) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Lake Mburo –Bwindi (Travel Time +5 hrs)
Early morning horseback riding at 0800am for 2 hours to see the wildlife at a close quarter including the Zebras, impala, eland, buffalo, oribi, Defassa waterbuck. thereafter take on a mid morning game drive enroute heading to Mbarara with a visit to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum. Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. After lunch, drive to Bwindi. This is the lushest highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Bandas (budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking
Begin the day with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc The guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Buhoma Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way. The Walk begins with your guide at Buhoma Community Rest Camp and is most informative, rewarding to the average visitor. It will amaze you how resourceful the local people are as you see and learn their ways. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Bandas (budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Second Gorilla Trekking
Today is dedicated for a second Gorilla trekking experience. We will ensure that you are allocated a different family to visit from that of yesterdays for a different experience. The afternoon will be spent on relaxation and sightseeing around the Lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Bandas (budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Bwindi – Rwanda
After breakfast, drive to Rwanda as you enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known to Ruhengere via Musanze with a community or village walk. Thereafter drive by the lakes (Ruhondo and Mutera) arriving at Parc Volcanoes in the afternoon. The evening is spent on sightseeing and relaxing around the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Rwanda Gorilla Trekking
After a briefing from your guide set off to track the gorillas. Spend an hour in awe watching the Gorillas go about their activities. You are likely to enjoy close views of adults feeding, grooming and resting as youngsters frolic and swing from vines in a delightfully playful display. Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Rwanda Golden Monkey Trek
In Parc National des Volcano go track the golden monkeys and the afternoon simply relax at Camp. Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Parc Volcano –Kigali Out
After breakfast, drive to Kigali city for an opportunity to have a City tour. This includes a visit to a genocide memorial. Traditional crafts can be bought. Transfer to airport for your flight. End of service Meal plan B & L End of Service

The safari package includes
-Airport transfers
-Game drive Lake Mburo
-Boat trip Lake Mburo
-Horseback riding Lake Mburo
-Transportation by 4 WD safari vehicle, Fuel expenses
-Accommodation as per the itinerary while on safari
-The costs also cover the services of English speaking driver/guide
-Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on safari,
-1 soft drink per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at/during lunch and dinner,
-Park entrance fees
-Three gorilla permits per person (2 Uganda & 1 Rwanda
-Golden Monkey permit
-Kigali city tour (Time permitting)
-Community visit
-Ranger fees
-Fuel plus all activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.

Excluded in the 9 day Gorilla Safari are:
Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.