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Destination:
Rwanda
Our 3 days Gorilla Trekking Rwanda package offers a memorable wildlife adventure to the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda in Volcanoes National Park. Up to ten families/groups of Mountain ... moreGorillas have been habituated in Volcanoes National Park for this incredible experience.
After the gorilla expedition in Volcanoes National Park, the tour winds off with a tour of Kigali, one of Africa’s most vibrant and progressive capital cities of Africa.
Itinerary DAY 1: TRAVEL TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK RUHENGERI Pick-up from the hotel or airport and travel northwards to the Volcanoes National Park. Check in to your hotel and relax ... moreaway the rest of day whilst enjoying the spectacular views of the mountain scenery of the Virunga Volcanoe Mountains and the rolling hills. Meals and overnight at the lodge.
Travel time: 3 hours

DAY 2: GORILLA TREKKING RWANDA

Early wake up at about 6.30am for a cup of tea/coffee, pick packed lunch, NOT forgetting drinking water and a raincoat, transfer to the park headquarters at Kinigi by 7.30am. While here, you are assigned rangers and allocated a particular Gorilla family you shall be trekking. Note that Volcanoes National Park has up to 10 habituated Gorilla groups available for the trekking experience. Each Gorilla group is tracked no more than 8 travellers in a single day.

After allocation and briefing from the rangers, you transfer to start of your trekking just outside Volcanoes National Park. It is also here that you find the porters for hire to carry your bags. When you find the Gorillas, you are allowed an hour to view and observe them, an hour of a lifetime! Return to meet your driver at the starting point and thereafter transfer to your lodge relax, have dinner and sleep.

DAY 3: CULTURAL TOUR AND TRAVEL TO KIGALI CITY FOR A TOUR

After an early breakfast, head to the Iby Iwacu cultural village for a great dance and cultural performance by the Rwandan people. check out and travel to Kigali. Set out to tour this vibrant city and one of the fastest growing in Africa. Visit the local markets and purchase some souvenirs such as crafts. You also get to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial site. Lunch during the tour. Evening drop-off at your accommodation.
*Meal plan: Half Board (Breakfast, Lunch)

PACKAGE FOR GORILLA TRACKING RWANDA SAFARI INCLUDES:

⇒Airport transfers pick up and drop off
⇒Meals per itinerary
⇒Driver Allowance
⇒Private Safari Vehicle
⇒Gorilla Trekking permit
⇒Pure Bottled drinking water in vehicle
⇒En‐route lunches
⇒All activities mentioned in itinerary
⇒Iby Iwacu Cultural village

PACKAGE FOR GORILLA TRACKING RWANDA SAFARI EXCLUDES:

⇒Airfares
⇒Rwanda Visa
⇒Luxury drinks
⇒Laundry
⇒Tips to local guide
⇒Telephone fees
⇒Porter fees when tracking
⇒Personal insurance and shopping
Destination:
Rwanda
6 days Rwanda Primates Tour, you a guaranteed an extraordinary experience of tracking Chimpanzees in Nyungwe Forest and the Mountain Gorillas in the tropical forest of the Volcanoes ... moreNational Park.
You will take pleasure in the breathtaking outlooks of the misty forests and variety of wildlife during the trek.
You will take pleasure in the breathtaking outlooks of the misty forests and variety of wildlife during the trek. A visit to the Kibuye for the relaxation at the Amahoro “peace” island ... moreafter the Chimpanzee trek, and also visit Lake Kivu after the gorilla trek. And finally to conclude the safari you will be doing a tour of Kigali City, one of Africa’s most vivacious and fastest developing cities. A quick visit to the eminent genocide memorial sites, craft center to purchase some souvenirs and curios among other things.

DETAILED ITINERARY 

DAY 1: KIGALI RWANDA – NYUNGWE FOREST
You will be picked up by the driver/ guide and you ought to be finished with your breakfast and just ready to depart from the hotel in Rwanda Kigali town. The final destination is will be Nyungwe forest National Park with an en-route stop to some historical sites on the main road like Kamegeri rock, king’s palace and museums in Nyanza. You will arrive in time for lunch and check in to your booked accommodation. Later in the evening, you will have a canopy walk deep into the forest combined with a walk around the tea plantation and return to your lodge Dinner and Overnight. 

DAY 2: CHIMPANZEE AND COLUMBUS MONKEY TREKKING
Wake up early, enjoy your breakfast and get to the starting point for a debrief from the park officials/ guide on the do’s and don’t before you set off into the forest for chimpanzee trekking experience. The trek will be done in time for your lunch where you will return to the lodge, relax a bit and later in the afternoon head out for the Columbus monkey trek. This activity, however, will expose you to a number of other primates such as baboons, vervet monkeys, birds and more floras hence return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: TRANSFER TO RUHENGERI – KINIGI TOWN
When you are done with your breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and head out of Nyungwe National Park and transfer to Ruhengeri -Kinigi towns. When you get there you will be welcomed to some cultural performances at the Iby Iwacu cultural village. You shall check in and rest the evening away as you wait for dinner and overnight. 

DAY 4: GORILLA TRACKING SAFARI IN VOLCANOES 
Breakfast will be ready and done by the time you leave you rooms as you will be trying to keep time and get to where you have to be on time. Having breakfast shouldn’t take so long as you will be going Gorilla trekking today. You should be at the starting point at least 30 minutes earlier to hear what the trekking guide has to tell you about the Mountain Gorillas that you will be seeing today in the volcanoes forest. 

You also should have carried the walkable shoes, rain gears, hut, sun screen, insect repellent and much required while in tropical rain forest. When you return from the gorilla trek you will go ahead and visit Buhanga forest for some Kinigi Cultural Village with dinner and overnight at your booked lodge/ hotel.

DAY 5: COMMUNITY TOUR-LAKE KIVU
With breakfast done and out of the way, you will head to visit the Banana and Sorghum beer production experiences and you could have a taste. You will then transfer to Lake Kivu and arrive in time for lunch, later relax as you swim at the shores of Lake Kivu with dinner and overnight 

DAY 6: TRANSFER FROM LAKE KIVU – KIGALI
Have breakfast, then drive to Kigali with a city tour where you will pass via local foods markets and grocery markets. You will have an opportunity to shop for Souvenir in local hand craft markets and then finally make your way to the airport for your return flight back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch 

PACKAGE FOR RWANDA PRIMATES TRACKING SAFARI INCLUDES
⇒Airport transfers
⇒Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
⇒Transportation by safari vehicle
⇒Iby Iwacu Cultural village
⇒Boat ride
⇒Park fees
⇒Gorilla permit
⇒Chimpanzee permit
⇒Visit Lake Kivu and boat ride
⇒City tour

PACKAGE FOR RWANDA PRIMATES TRACKING SAFARI EXCLUDES:
The expenses of personal nature like:
⇒Airfare
⇒Rwanda Visa
⇒Luxury drinks
⇒Laundry
⇒Tips to local guides
⇒Telephone and porter fee while trekking
⇒Personal insurance
⇒Personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above
Destination:
Rwanda, Uganda
This will be indeed, an unforgettable Uganda Rwanda Safaris to the great pearl of Africa. The 21 days Uganda Rwanda Primate Safaris which is much stunning and the great numbers of ... moreChimpanzees are found in Uganda’s National Park known as Kibale forest. This forest habits other bio-diversity like monkeys and birds.

The activities encountered at this trip are chimpanzee trekking, Nature walks, game drives, boat ride, and gorilla tracking in Uganda Rwanda, Rwanda city tour, Kalangala Ssese islands!
DETAILED ITINERARY  DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE – KAMPALA Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, meet our driver/guide exchange greetings and after transfer to Kampala for dinner ... moreand overnight at Serena Hotel/Emin pasha/ Cassia lodge/Holiday Express. Meal plan: H/B

DAY 2: KAMPALA CITY TOUR
Have breakfast and after take a city tour, see Kampala seven wonders. Visit cultural and historical sites. The Kasubi tombs, where previous Buganda kings were laid to rest. The Uganda Museum that exhibits our history and culture, the Namugongo shrines where some of the first Christians were burnt, the Gaddafi mosque, Namirembe cathedral, Rubaga cathedral and Kabaka’s lake that has a number of bird species by the bank, and Makerere university. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 3: KAMPALA/SSEZIBWA FALLS/JINJA
After breakfast, head to the East with a stopover at Ssezibwa falls, Mabira forest, have a light forest walk, see the birds before continuing to Jinja at the source of the Nile. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the sunset and a boat ride .Dinner and Overnight at wild water lodge/ Jinja Nile resort/ Sunset/ Hotel triangle. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 4: JINJA EXCURSION
After breakfast, start your day at the Bujagali falls, go quad biking, water rafting or bungee jumping, sport fish, just look at the beautiful rapids as you relax. Return to lodge for Dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 5: JINJA-MBALE
After breakfast, drive past the sugarcane and tea plantations to Mbale. Visit the Sipi falls before retiring for dinner and rest. The sipi falls is what gives the slogan “gifted by nature” to this country. Watch water plunge into a small drop, several meters down. Dinner and overnight at Lacam lodge/Sipi falls camp. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 6: HIKE MOUNTAIN ELGON
Enjoy breakfast with magnificent views and then set off for a hike on mountain Elgon. The abseiling which takes about 4 hours is a unique and thrilling experience. This takes you to the sipi falls while going down the edge of a 100 meter cliff. Dinner and overnight at Lacam lodge/Sipi falls camp. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 7: MBALE – KAMPALA
After breakfast, set off for Kampala with a stopover in Jinja for lunch. Rest and relax. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Africana/ Cassia lodge. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 8: KAMPALA-MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After your breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel by our guide. Drive to Murchison falls National Park. Stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking and shoe bird search. Visit the top of the falls, a breathtaking experience where the Nile is forced through a narrow gap in the rocks only 7 meters wide before plunging down 43 meters. Dinner and overnight at Paraa safari lodge/Chobe safari lodge/Murchison River lodge/ Red Chilli rest camp. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 9: GAME DRIVE, BOAT RIDE
Dawn game drive early this morning will enable you to see lions, if you are lucky. Your drive will take you across Lake Albert and the Nile Delta where you will see elephants, buffaloes, antelopes and giraffes. Return to the lodge for lunch and get a chance to relax before taking a boat cruise in the afternoon. The boat cruise takes about 3 hours and is sighted as the highlight of this trip to Murchison. 

It allows you to get up-close with the animals; along the stretch of this river are numerous Nile crocodiles. The bird life is also prolific; brightly colored kingfisher, bee eaters darting along the river banks. This ride will take you all the way to the base of the falls. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

DAY 10: BUDONGO CHIMP TREK – QUEEN NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, set off early for chimpanzee trekking at Kaniyo Pabidi where you will enjoy the sounds and watch various species of chimpanzee and other primates, birds. These are believed to possess about 98% of human characteristics. Lunch, and then proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park. Dinner and overnight at Mweya lodge/Katara lodge/Enganzi lodge/Bush lodge. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 11: GAME DRIVE, BOAT RIDE
Dawn game drive after your breakfast, View elephants, waterbucks, buffaloes, the Uganda Kobs, among others. Have a boat cruise after lunch with an experienced guide. At the Kazinga channel, you will see various bird species, crocodiles and a good number of hippos. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 12: KYAMBURA GORGE-BWINDI GORILLA PARK
After breakfast drive for early morning chimp trek at Kyambura gorge. Return to lodge for lunch and after set off for the Ishasha reserve where the tree climbing lions can be viewed. Have an evening game drive; see the lions up close before retiring for dinner and overnight at Engagi lodge/Buhoma lodge/ Buhoma rest camp. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 13: BWINDI GORILLA TRACKING
Early breakfast and briefing from the guides before you set off for the mountains gorilla tracking inside the Bwindi forest. You need to carry drinking water, rain jacket and jungle boots while the rangers will provide you with a walking stick. Gorilla tracking is enriching and rewarding as you walk through the thick rain forest. After tracking, come back to the lodge for lunch before making a scenic journey to Kabale through the beautiful terrain of the rolling hills with terraced landscape. An area referred as the “Switzerland of Africa”. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi resort/Heritage lodge/Arcadia Cottages. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 14: LAKE BUNYONYI-RWANDA
After your breakfast, you will drive through the hills of Kisoro and Kabale also known as the Switzerland of Africa. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Bunyonyi which is also a magnet for various bird species. You will continue to the Katuna border and cross over into Rwanda. Enjoy the beautiful landscape, forests and plantations on your way to Kigali. Visit the craft villages there and thereafter retire for dinner. Dinner and overnight at Kigali Serena hotel/Okapi Hotel. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 15: KIGALI CITY TOUR
After an early morning breakfast, you will visit the genocide memorial center and listen to their stories. After lunch, you will have a city tour safaris. Relax in the late afternoon, visit a cinema hall, have coffee, go for a swim or go shopping. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

DAY 16: KIGALI-VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, transfer to the Volcanoes National Park. Lunch en-route and after visit to the pygmies on the way. Evening retire at the Muhabura Hotel or Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 17: RWANDA GORILLA TRACKING
After breakfast we bring you to the starting point of the gorilla tracking. After the briefing you begin your tracking of the gorillas. The bamboo forest will drip around you as you first hear the breaking of bamboo signaling the group is near and then you will be face to face with one of the most delightful and fascinating creatures in the world. After an hour’s viewing you will make the trek back to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 18: KIGALI – KAMPALA
After an early morning breakfast, you will set off for Uganda. You will have a stopover in Mbarara for lunch and at the Uganda equator for snacks, photo and informative talks. Dinner and overnight in Kampala Serena/ Hotel Africana/Cassia lodge. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 19: KAMPALA-KALANGALA BEACH VACATION
The guide will pick you up at your hotel towards midday. You will drive to Entebbe in time for the 2.00 pm ferry. Enjoy Lake Victoria at its best. You will arrive at Uganda’s best kept secret, the Ssese Islands at 5.00 pm. Have dinner around a bonfire and barbeque by the beach where you may dance the night away. Dinner and overnight at Ssese Palm beach/Mirembe resort. Meal plan: F/B

DAY 20: KALANGALA BEACH HOLIDAY
Wake up and have a leisurely breakfast. You may go for a swim, a boat ride, forest walk through the islands, spot fishing, beach volleyball or any other tourist activity of your choice. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B

DAY 21: KALANGALA – ENTEBBE
Set off from Ssese islands passing via the Nakiwogo landing site. Visit the UWEC for some of animals and birds. You will arrive at Entebbe airport just in time for your flight back home.

PACKAGE FOR UGANDA RWANDA PRIMATES SAFARIS INCLUDES:
⇒Airport transfers pick up and drop off
⇒Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
⇒En-route meals
⇒Gorilla permit
⇒Chimpanzee permit
⇒Transportation by safari vehicle
⇒Nature walks
⇒Bird watching at Bunyonyi islands
⇒Driver allowances
⇒Park Entry fees
⇒Visit Kalangala Ssese islands

PACKAGE FOR UGANDA RWANDA PRIMATES SAFARIS EXCLUDES:
The expenses of personal nature like:
⇒Airfare
⇒Uganda Visa
⇒Luxury drinks
⇒Laundry
⇒Tips to local guides
⇒Telephone and porter fee while trekking
⇒Personal insurance
⇒Personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above.
Destination:
Rwanda, Uganda
Get tailormade itinerary for Kibale forest to trek the chimpanzees, Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking and after cross to Rwanda for another gorilla tracking which is stunning, city ... moretour and after depart from Kanombe airport or return to Uganda with stopover at the equator for photographs, snacks and informative talks
DETAILED ITINERARY  DAY 1: ARRIVAL WITH TRANSFER TO KAMPALA Depending on your flight details, you will be picked up from the airport by your guide/ driver and you will be dropped off ... moreto the booked accommodation as planned ahead. If there is time, you could meet with your safari consultant for a cup of coffee or dinner depending on you. You will then rest as you get ready for your next day’s safari, dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

DAY 2: DRIVE TO KIBALE NATIONAL PARK WITH A BIGODI SWAMP NATURE WALK.
With a pick up from one of our guides/ drivers by 6:30am, you will start the journey at exactly 7am as you will be driving straight to Kibale National Park. You will use the Northern route from Kampala through Mubende and finally to Fort Portal. You will be having lunch here and then head to the national park for your afternoon activity. You should be at Kanyanchu the starting point before 2pm because that is the time you will be starting the Walk.

The walk takes 2 to 3 hours and you will retire for the day. Hereafter you will head to the accommodation we would have booked for you and check in. You will relax as you wait for your dinner.

DAY 3: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING AND CULTURAL WALK IN THE AFTERNOON
Today you will kick off the day with your early morning breakfast as you should be ready and at the starting point of tracking (Kanyanchu) by 7:30am. Here you will be debriefed on the do’s and don’t when you get into the park, this is where you will leave the guide/ drive and be led by the park guide. The track starts at exactly 8am and goes for up to 2 to 3 hours and an additional one hour you are allowed with the chimps. After the one is done, you will track back to the starting point. When you return from the track, you will head back to your accommodation and have your launch. After you have had your lunch, you will then head back to the starting point of the cultural walk and take a look at the beautiful art crafts that the locals make. 

You could even support them by buying something. These walks are organized by Kibale Association for Rural Environmental Development (KAFRED) which is located in Magombe swamp. The walk will start at 2pm and go on for 2 to 3 hours depending on the activities you will take part in. You then retire for the day and head back to your accommodation for another overnight with dinner.

DAY 4: KIBALE NATIONAL PARK – BWINDI NATIONAL PARK
Early morning drive Proceed to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, This drive takes you through Uganda’s rolling green hills and through the highlands, also known as the “Switzerland of Uganda.” The road will then even head higher to where you can see the triangular peaks of the Virunga Volcanoes of Rwanda and the Congo. We will then drop down into the valley to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the remaining mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight at Accommodation:

DAY 5: BWINDI GORILLA TRACKING
After breakfast, your guide will take you along to the ranger station to register before 8.00 am. You will be given a short talk by the rangers before setting off. The trackers will lead you through the forest, slashing at the undergrowth, parting thick creepers, to track gorillas. This trek can take from half an hour to five hours so a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. You sit in the forest among the gorillas listening to them grumble at each other and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male, the silverback. 

It is amazing to think that there are only 650 or so of these creatures left in the world! If you have the afternoon free, take a guided village walk-Experience Ugandans life, visit a local bar and meet the local medicine man. Later return to the lodge for your dinner and overnight.

DAY 6: TRANSFER FROM BWINDI TO RWANDA VOLCANOES
Early morning breakfasts proceed your drive through the triangular Mountainous areas heading to the Volcanoes, You will have Dinner En-route and on arrival in Rwanda you will check in your hotel for dinner and overnight.

DAY 7: RWANDA TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLA IN VOLCANOES 
Up relatively in the Morning for breakfast to drive to the Ranger station to prepare for your Gorilla Track in the Volcanoes then return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

DAY 8: VOLCANOES – KIGALI
Morning Breakfast, drive to Kigali for a city tour, lunch and do Shopping as you go to Kigali Airport for your flight back home!
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch 

PACKAGE FOR UGANDA RWANDA TRACK GORILLA INCLUDES:
⇒Airport transfers
⇒Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
⇒En-route meals
⇒Gorilla permit
⇒Chimpanzee permit
⇒Transportation by safari Vehicle
⇒Nature walks
⇒Community walk
⇒Game drives
⇒Driver allowances
⇒Park fees

PACKAGE FOR UGANDA RWANDA TRACK GORILLA EXCLUSIONS:
The expenses of personal nature like:
⇒Airfare
⇒Uganda & Rwanda Visa
⇒Luxury drinks
⇒Laundry
⇒Tips to local guides
⇒Telephone and porter fee while trekking
⇒Personal insurance
⇒Personal shopping bills and cigarettes and any other item not mentioned above.

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