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    This 9 Days 8 nights trip will start and end either in Rwanda or Uganda. it will enable you visit 4 best national parks including volcanoes and Bwindi national park for gorilla trekking, it will continue taking you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for game viewing and later to Kibale Forest National Park a home to over 13 species of primates for chimpanzee tracking, from here you will proceed to the airport for your departure flight back home

    Detailed itinerary

    Day 1: Arrive at Kigali International Airport

    On your arrival at Kigali international airport, our safari guide will be readily available to meet and greet you and later he will brief you about the all safari. Then from here he will drive you to Kigali city and have a short visit to the Kigali genocide memorial site a burial ground for over 20,000 people who were buried under the same graveyard, if time allows also visit the local markets, hand craft shops. Later, drive to Ruhengeri Musanze district, the drive is about 2-3 hours passing through the beautiful terraced hill sides that portray much of Rwanda’s landscape. Arrive in the evening at your preferred accommodation for relaxation dinner and an overnight at. Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/5 volcanoes Bontique hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback Lodg/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura

    Day 2: Gorilla trekking in volcanoes national park

    Wake up early for breakfast and then after, our safari guide will pick you and drive you to the park headquarters to meet the park wardens who will get you briefed about the all process of gorilla tracking and also get you allocated to the gorilla family to track. After, you will head to the slopes of Virunga volcanoes following the ranger guide. You will visit one of the ten habituated gorilla Rwanda family assigned to you, gorilla tracking is regarded as one of the most interesting adventurous safari activity on earth trekking through the lush forested forest slopes of the Virungas is completely a wonderful experience. trekking time is unpredictable since meeting them depends on where they last spent their night from and on the food location , so some levels of physical fitness is needed as well as trekking gears like strong shoes/boots. You can trek from 1-6 hours through dense forest vegetation, slippery slopes and changing weather. However once they are met you will forget all the struggles you have gone through and utilize the one hour you are only allowed with the gorillas take as many photos and videos with them as you can and later return back to the base in time for a late lunch. However some gorilla families like the Susa group are hard to find, and tracking can go up to full day, especially when it is wet and muddy. If the evening is free, visit the local communities neighboring the park. Dinner and an overnight at; Luxury: Luxury: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/5 volcanoes Bontique hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback Lodg/Midrange: Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge/La Palme Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House/Hotel Muhabura

    Day 3: Transfer to the Ugandan side

    Wake up in time for breakfast at the lodge, and then after, drive to the Rwanda-Uganda border and be transferred either to Lake Bunyonyi for a relaxation or direct to your preferred lodge at the park (the clock will backwards for one hour). The meal plan for this day is breakfast, lunch and dinner at your preferred accommodation. Luxury; Buhoma Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Silverback Lodge /Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp, Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp/budget Buhoma Community Campground

    Day 4: Mountain Gorilla tracking and Nature walk in Bwindi national park

    After an early breakfast at the lodge, our safari guide will drive you to the park headquarters where you will meet the park wardens or senior ranger guides who will take you through a short briefing about the dos and don’ts while with the gorillas and also get you allocated to the gorilla family to visit. After, the ranger guide will lead you to the impenetrable forest to begin the search of these incredible species of gorillas. Carry bottled water, and sometimes packed lunch since the trek is unpredictable meeting them depends on where they last spent the previous night from, the search may go to a half or full day in the jungle, so don’t forget to put on strong shoes/boats . Passing through the steep, thick and sometimes muddy forest is a bit tiresome, however once these apes are meet you will forget all the troubles you have gone through and utilize the one hour you are allowed to stay with the gorillas, learn their behaviors as well as taking as many photos and videos with them. The thrill of spending time observing the gorillas as they interact with each other is a pleasing and unforgettable one. After this wonderful activity, retreat back to the lodge for relaxation and late lunch, if the evening is free go for a community walk and visit the batwa community.  Dinner and an overnight at   Luxury; Buhoma Lodge/ Chameleon Hill Lodge/ Mahogany Lodge/ Silverback Lodge /Mid-range: Gorilla Mist Camp, Ruhija Gorilla Friends Camp/budget Buhoma Community Campground

     Day 5: En-route to Queen Elizabeth national park

    Following an early morning breakfast will be a transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park a home to a wide bio-diversity of wildlife species. From Bwindi we will pass through the famed part of Queen Elizabeth national park Ishasha sector known for its tree climbing lions, we will enjoy watching them sited on fig trees. A game drive will also enable us see more species of animals like antelopes, elephants, buffaloes and many species of birds. Have lunch en-route, before arriving at the park in the evening. If the evening is free, you will be taken for an optional traditional salt industries and mining methods or tour around the Crater Lake region which is a fantastic site. Dinner and an overnight at atLuxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge, and Kyambura Game Lodge/Mid A range: Ihamba Lake Side Safari Lodge, Enganzi Lodge/Budget: Hippo H-ill Lodge, Simba Lodge

    Day 6: Morning game drive and Launch cruise on kazinga channel

    Followed by a morning breakfast will be a transfer to Kasenyi side of the park to catch up with morning risen rushing to their hide-outs. Games expect to see this morning include predators like leopard, hyena, lion, Elephants, others include buffaloes, warthogs, bush pigs, Uganda kobs, water buck, giant forest hogs, and many species of  birds and plants. After this interesting activity, retire to the lodge for relaxation at the pool side as you wait for lunch. In the afternoon after lunch, enjoy a 2 hour’s launch cruise on the Kazinga channel which offers another chance to spot various species of animals including schools of hippos and crocodiles swimming just a few meters from the boat, whereas elephants and buffaloes are expected to be seen along the shoreline plus many species of birds such as the king fisher, herons, blue oraco and the shoebill for the lucky visitors. After, drive back to the lodge to for relaxation, Dinner and an overnight at at Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Katara Lodge, and Kyambura Game Lodge/Mid A range: Ihamba Lake Side Safari Lodge, Enganzi Lodge/Budget: Hippo H-ill Lodge, Simba Lodge

    .Day 7: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

    After your breakfast, our safari guide will drive you to Kibale forest national park a home to over 13 species of primates coupled with chimpanzee the closet relative to human. Before arriving at the park, you will first take a visit to the kingdom of Toro a home to the youngest king in the world for cultural and historical brie. From here, continue to Fort portal town for lunch and later proceed to visit the crater lakes. Dinner and an overnight at Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge/Ndali Lodge / Mid-range: Primates Lodge /Chimpanzee Guest House/ Budget: Kibale Forest Camp/Rwenzori View Guest House

    Day 8: Chimpanzee tracking and Swamp walk

    This morning after an early breakfast, our safari guide will take you to the ranger station before 8:00am to receive a short briefing about the all process of chimp tracking.  After, you will follow the ranger guide deep into the forest to begin the search of chimp. These delightful apes more closely related to humans than to any other living creature, are superb to watch as they play on tree branches or fruitful trees.  The time taken during the search of chimps is unpredictable sine meeting them depends on where they last spent their night from so, a sturdy pair of walking shoes/boots is needed as well as packed water. Only one hour is allowed with them once they are met, take as many photos and videos with them as well as learning their behaviors. You will meet many other primate species during the search of chimps like the black and white colobus monkeys, baboons, civet monkeys, red colobus monkeys among many others.  After this memorable experience with the chimps , Retire back to the lodge for lunch, and later  go for a guided walk in Bigodi wetland sanctuary  for more chance to see species of primates and birds like the shining blue kingfisher, blue Throated Roller, see various species of trees butterflies among many others. Dinner and an overnight at Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge/Ndali Lodge / Mid-range: Primates Lodge /Chimpanzee Guest House/ Budget: Kibale Forest Camp/Rwenzori View Guest House

    Day 9: Depart to Kampala

    Wake up leisurely for a hearty breakfast and then after our safari guide/driver will drive you to Kampala with lunch stopover.

    End of the safari  

    The safari includes

    • Transportation and fuel in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
    • Full Board Accommodation on Safari as included in the itinerary
    • 2 gorilla per permits Uganda and Rwanda
    • 1 Chimp permit per person
    • Game drives
    • Boat cruise on the Nile river
    • Full English Speaking driver guide and all his associated expenses. We can also provide any other foreign language speaking guide on request.
    • Park entrance fees
    • Any other Activity fees as mentioned in the Itinerary

    Safari Exclusions

    But it exclude,

    • Accommodation in Kigali/kampala unless is on itinerary
    • Flights
    • Visa fees,
    • Airport taxes
    • Item of personal nature, like bar bills, tipping, Laundry ,Beverages
    • Optional Activity fees
    • Other extra expenses not included above
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