9 Days Holiday Safaris to Uganda and Rwanda

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Classic Holiday Safaris to Uganda and Rwanda

Kjong Uganda Safaris offers the best adventure holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda to visitors seeking for life time experience. Take on our 9 days of pure Gorilla Adventure in Uganda and Rwanda. You will start with a visit to lake Mburo National Park 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 Forest and Parc des Volcanoes in Uganda and Rwanda respectively.

ITINERARY FOR 9 DAYS CLASSIC HOLIDAY SAFARIS TO UGANDA AND RWANDA

Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport-Kampala (Travel Time +1hrs)
Our 9 Days holiday safaris to Uganda and Rwanda starts with an arrival at the airport as you will be warmly welcomed by our guide who will then take you to Forest Cottages Kampala (Budget facility) for an overnight and dinner hence preparing for an interesting long holiday safari in Uganda and Rwanda. Meal plan Dinner

Day 2 Holiday safaris to Uganda and Rwanda: Drive from Kampala to Lake Mburo NP (Travel Time 4 hrs)
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala at 07:00AM, 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: Drive from Lake Mburo NP to Bwindi Impenetrable NP (Travel Time +5 hrs)
Early morning horseback riding at 8:00AM for 2 hours to see the wildlife at a close quarter including the Zebras, impala, eland, buffalo, oribi, Defassa water buck. 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 Impenetrable National Park. 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 Safaris in Uganda
Begin the day with an early breakfast then drive to the briefing centre as your briefed about the do’s and don’ts for gorilla trekking that kicks off at 8:00AM. 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’s also 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 hence making the adventure holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda an interesting one. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Bandas (budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Bwindi Second Gorilla Trekking Experience
The day is dedicated for a second Gorilla trekking experience. We will ensure that you are allocated a different family to visit from that one of yesterday hence encounter a different challenge as you track down gorillas. The afternoon will be spent on relaxation and sightseeing around the Lodge hence making the holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda an interesting one. Dinner and overnight stay at Buhoma Community Bandas (budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Drive to Rwanda for Gorilla trekking holidays
The adventure holiday tour in Uganda and Rwanda starts with a breakfast then drive to Rwanda as you enjoy the rolling hills for which Rwanda is well known hence make the holiday Safari in Uganda and Rwanda an interesting one, a drive to Ruhengere via Musanze with a community or village walk. Thereafter drive by the lakes (Ruhondo and Mutera) arriving at Parc National Des 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: Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda holiday safaris
The holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda will start with a briefing about the gorilla trekking do’s and don’ts from the tour guides then set off for gorilla tracking deep in the jungle, spend an hour in awe watching the Gorilla’s 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 this makes our adventure holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda unforgettable. Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Golden Monkey Trekking in Rwanda
Holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda will enable you visit Parc National des Volcano as you go to track the golden monkeys then spend the afternoon simply relaxing at the Camp site hence making the adventure holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda interesting. Dinner and overnight stay at Kinigi Guest House (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Drive from Parc Des Volcano to Kigali
Our adventure holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda will start with a breakfast then drive to Kigali city for a City tour. This includes a visit to a genocide memorial, African traditional crafts can also be bought from African markets this makes our holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda great. Transfer you to the airport for your booked evening flight. End of service Meal plan B & L End of Service hence waiting to host you again.

9 Days Holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda 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 will be detailed in your itinerary.
  • 9 Days Holiday safaris in Uganda and Rwanda package excludes:

  • Local and international flights,
  • Personal Travel insurance,
  • Visa Fees,
  • Drinks,
  • Cigarettes,
  • Tips,
  • Souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.
  • For more information about Gorilla Trekking Rules and Regulations, kindly contact our office by email: [email protected] or phone call at: +256 776 660 918/ +256 751 646 578