9 Days Uganda & Rwanda Safari Tour

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10 Days, 9 Nights


10 Days, 9 Nights

Pick up and transfer to Kibale National Park on Day 1.

You will be picked up from Kigali by our guide, who will educate you on the tour and transfer you to Kibale Forest National Park. Check into the hotel upon arrival. Stay the night at the Chimpanzee View Guest House.

Driving time: 4-5 hours

Chimpanzee Forest View Guest House is a hotel.

Lunch and dinner menus

Activity: Beautiful scenery on the way

Day 2: Chimp trekking and a Bigodi swamp hike in the afternoon.

Trekking with chimps in the morning After breakfast, you will be taken to the park headquarters for a briefing before beginning your trek. After being briefed about the dos and don’ts, you will be escorted to the forest by park rangers to begin your trek. You will spend some time in the forest viewing the chimps and taking as many pictures as you can while enjoying the moment. After lunch, you will exit the forest and proceed to the Bigodi swamp walk, where you will see many birds and other primates, including monkeys, as well as the marshy flora. Return to the resort for an overnight stay at the Chimpanzee View Guest House.

3-4 hours trekking and 2 hours in the swamp

Chimpanzee Forest View Guest House is a hotel.

Break, Lunch, and Dinner Meal Plan

Walking with chimps and bigodis

Day 3: Return to Queen Elizabeth for an afternoon boat trip.

Today you will get up, pack your belongings, check out of the lodge and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.After lunch, you will embark on a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, where you will enjoy the breeze while viewing aquatic wildlife such as crocodiles, hippos, water birds, and other animals along the water banks such as elephants and buffalos.After that, leave the activity and return to Pumba Safari Lodge for a freshen up, dinner, and overnight stay.

Timing: 2 hours of driving, 2 hours of boating, and an evening game drive

Pumba Safari Lodge is a hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Meal Plan

Boat cruise and game drive are two activities available.

Day 4: Go on a game drive and see Katwe Salt Lake.
You will wake up early, have a snack and a cup of coffee, and then go on a game drive to witness the early risers in the wild. You will encounter animals such as elephants, buffalos, Uganda kobs, antelopes, and many bird species, among others. Take as many pictures as you possibly can. Then proceed to Katwe Salt Lake in the afternoon, where you will see villagers engaged in the salt mining process and can be guided through it.En route to Pumba Safari Lodge, you will stop for lunch.

Timing: 4-5 hour wildlife drive and 2-3 hour salt lake visit

Pumba Safari Lodge is a hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Meal Plan

Visit to the Salt Lake and a game drive

Day 5: Travel to Ishasha and then to the Gorilla Mist Camp.

After breakfast, you will check out and head to Ishasha sector to observe the tree climbing lions and other animals. You will also have lunch on way and a view of the area with its magnificent vegetation. Drive to Gorilla Mist Camp and settle into the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Driving time: 4-5 hours

Gorilla Mist Lodge is a hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Meal Plan

Driving through Ishasha is an activity.

Day 6: Trekking with gorillas and transportation to Lake Bunyonyi
Try to get up early enough to have breakfast ready and a packed lunch before heading to the park headquarters for a briefing on how to act while in the bush searching for the amazing apps the primates penetrate through the forest to search for the gorillas it may take some time but when you eventually find them you will have an hour interaction with them take as many pictures as you can the trek is strenuous but the result is worthwhile. After that, you will return to the headquarters for certificate distribution before driving to Lake Bunyonyi, where you will check into the Bunyonyi Overland Camp for dinner and overnight.

Timing: 2-6 hours trekking, followed by a 2-hour drive to Bunyonyi.

Bunyonyi Overland Camp is a place to stay.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Meal Plan Activity: Gorilla Trekking

7th day: Boat ride and transfer to Kigali

After breakfast, embark on a morning boat tour to capture pictures while enjoying the breeze, and then transfer back to Kigali.

The tour has come to an end.

The package contains

Park admission fees
Trekking with chimps
A boat trip
Permission to gorilla
Drive a game drive
Professional tour guide on ground transportation
consuming water

Package does not include

Visa fees, laundry costs, refreshments, and any other expenses not specified in the itinerary.

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  • All relevant Government taxes
  • Park fees
  • Transfers to all destinations as per the itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Gorilla permits
  • Water in the vehicle for all overland sectors
  • Services of a qualified English-Speaking Driver Guide
  • Meals as showed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as showed in the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers

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