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Tour Inclusions
  • Accommodations in first class and deluxe hotels and lodges
  • 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Transport and game viewing via specially outfitted safari vehicles
  • Park entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Boat trip on the Nile and Kazinga Channel
  • 1 chimp tracking permit in Kibale National Park
  • 1 gorilla tracking permit in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • 1 gorilla tracking permit in Volcanoes National Park
  • Independent tour
Package inclusions are subject to change
Departure Dates
  • 05/01/2020 - 05/03/2020
  • 05/01/2020 - 05/10/2020
  • 05/07/2020 - 05/17/2020
  • 05/14/2020 - 05/24/2020
  • 05/21/2020 - 05/31/2020
  • 05/28/2020 - 06/07/2020
  • 06/04/2020 - 06/14/2020
  • 06/11/2020 - 06/21/2020
  • 06/18/2020 - 06/28/2020
  • 06/25/2020 - 07/05/2020
  • 07/02/2020 - 07/12/2020
  • 07/09/2020 - 07/19/2020
  • 07/16/2020 - 07/26/2020
  • 07/23/2020 - 08/02/2020
  • 07/30/2020 - 08/09/2020
  • 08/06/2020 - 08/16/2020
  • 08/13/2020 - 08/23/2020
  • 08/20/2020 - 08/30/2020
  • 08/27/2020 - 09/06/2020
  • 09/03/2020 - 09/13/2020
  • 09/10/2020 - 09/20/2020
  • 09/17/2020 - 09/27/2020
  • 09/24/2020 - 10/04/2020
  • 10/01/2020 - 10/11/2020
  • 10/08/2020 - 10/18/2020
  • 10/15/2020 - 10/25/2020
  • 10/22/2020 - 11/01/2020
  • 10/29/2020 - 11/08/2020
  • 11/05/2020 - 11/15/2020
  • 11/12/2020 - 11/22/2020
  • 11/19/2020 - 11/29/2020
  • 11/26/2020 - 12/06/2020
  • 12/03/2020 - 12/13/2020
  • 12/10/2020 - 12/20/2020
  • 12/17/2020 - 12/27/2020
  • 12/24/2020 - 01/03/2021
  • 12/31/2020 - 01/10/2021

Uganda & Rwanda in Depth

11 DAYS/ 10 NIGHTS

11 Days : Kampala, Ziwa Sanctuary, Murchison Falls National Park, Lake Albert, Fort Portal, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kazinga Channel, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Volcanoes National Park, Lake Kivu, Kigali
Chimpanzee and gorilla tracking are the highlights of this exceptional opportunity to experience the unspoiled reserves of this pristine corner of the African continent. The vast plantations, magnificent mountain vistas and high plateaus beckon with adventure and amazing wildlife viewing.
Tour Itinerary
  • Day 1: Entebbe / Kampala Arrive in Entebbe, Uganda, where you are met and escorted to your hotel in Kampala.
    Accommodation
    • The Boma/Cassia Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 2: Kampala / Ziwa Sanctuary / Murchison Falls National Park Depart Kampala to Murchison National Park, stopping at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route. The sanctuary is home to 6 rhinos and a range of other game and many bird species, where a guided rhino-tracking excursion is offered. Cross the Nile by ferry and proceed to your lodge.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Paraa Safari Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 3: Murchison National Park A morning game drive most commonly reveals elephant, giraffe, buffalo, warthog, leopard, lion, and many others. Afternoon boat trip to the bottom of the falls. Enjoy a stunning sunset on your return.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Paraa Safari Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 4: Murchison National Park / Lake Albert / Western Uganda Travel through the Rift Valley, via Lake Albert and its coastal fringes where flocks of small zebu are tended by the proud Alur herdsmen. Continue to Fort Portal, traveling through changing vistas of high plateaus, valleys, and resplendent tea plantations. The landscape becomes more tortuous, descending to the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains, whose snowcapped peaks can be seen in the distance.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Mountains of the Moon Hotel & Resort
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 5: Kibale National Park / Queen Elizabeth National Park Start early for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale National Park protects a large block of rainforest harboring the greatest variety and concentration of primates found anywhere in East Africa. Afternoon drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park along the foothills of the Rwenzoris for an evening game drive.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Mweya Safari Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park Kazinga Channel Morning game drive in the park. The Mweya peninsula is good for a variety of animals including elephants; in the Kasenyi plains you will find mostly lion and Uganda cob. A vast array of birds and the wildlife is seen on the afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Mweya Safari Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park / Bwindi National Park Depart for Bwindi through grass covered hills, valleys filled with a mixture of banana, soy and coffee plantations, and the busy commercial center of Kabale. As you approach, you are afforded the most magnificent view of the whole volcano chain of the Virunga Mountains. Continue to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Silverback Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Gorilla Trekking An early morning trek into the forest on the slopes of the volcanoes, led by experienced trackers will bring you amongst a family of Mountain Gorillas. You will get within feet of the family and be privileged to spend time amongst them. Return to the lodge for a late lunch, with an opportunity for a forest walk with the guides.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Silverback Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 9: Bwindi / Volcanoes National Park Morning departure from Bwindi and head into Rwanda. Travel to our lodge near the Volcanoes National Park.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Mountain Gorillas View Lodge
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 10: Volcanoes National Park Gorilla Trekking / Lake Kivu Early this morning, you are guided into the Volcanoes National Park. Tracking the gorillas through the unique vegetation can take several hours of challenging walking in wet and muddy conditions. In the late afternoon drive to Gisenyi, a small town located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu.
    Meals
    • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation
    • Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
    Please note: The actual hotel is not confirmed until the booking is completed.
  • Day 11: Lake Kivu / Kigali This morning leave the gleaming waters of Lake Kivu and journey to Kigali. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.