5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

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5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

Overview of the 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

The 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes national park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda is a cross border 5 days Volcanoes gorilla trekking safari Rwanda and Uganda wildlife tour in Queen Elizabeth National Park. This single Uganda wildlife safari and  gorilla trekking safari Rwanda tour features an equator experience, game drive and boat cruise in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park and gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s volcanoes national park.

Amazingly, your trip starts with a pick up from Entebbe international airport Uganda upon arrival then start the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a stop at the equator line in Kayabwe for photography (early arrival is recommended).  The next day after rest in a preferred accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National park, you will do a morning game drive and an evening boat cruise then transfer to Rwanda on the third day. After a hearty breakfast on the fourth day of your safari, you will do gorilla trekking for about 2-6hours then do a Kigali city tour the next day and depart from Kigali international airport.

Highlights of the 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

Day 1: Upon arrival, at Entebbe international airport a professional Uganda safari guide will pick you and start the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will stop at the equator for photography and geographical experiments at the zero latitude.

Day 2: You will do an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park, have lunch and take a boat cruise at kazinga channel in the evening.

Day 3: After breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to Rwanda passing via the ishasha sector which is popular for tree climbing lions.

Day 4: On this day, you will go for a gorilla trekking safari in Rwanda experience in Volcanoes national park.

Day 5: You will go for a Kigali city tour after breakfast before being driven to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

Day by day details of the 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

Day 1 of your 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari UgandaYour professional Uganda safari driver guide will pick you up at Entebbe international airport as soon as you set foot in Uganda. After meeting and greeting, your driver guide will start the drive to queen Elizabeth national park about 378km from the airport. About 100km from the airport, you will stop at the equator line in Kayabwe for photography at the zero latitude. After a great experience here of standing in 2 hemispheres at the same time, you will continue to Queen Elizabeth national park. You will arrive in the evening and check in to your prior booked accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 2 of your 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes and Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth national park By 6:00am, your driver guide will be waiting to drive you to the park headquarters for an early morning game drive. The game drive starts at 7:00am as you sight the early risers and it lasts about 2-4hours. This is the best time to take pictures of all the wildlife you come across. You will rest and have lunch at your hotel/lodge for about 2 hours then your driver will transfer you to Kazinga channel for an evening boat cruise. The boat cruise starts at 2:00pm and lasts 2 hours. In the evening, you will retire to your hotel/lodge for dinner and an overnight.

 

Day 3 of your 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes and Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth national park After your last breakfast in Uganda, your driver guide will drive you using a 4×4 safari vehicle through the Ishasha sector which is popular for the tree climbing lions. You will continue to Rwanda where you will check in and have dinner at your booked accommodation in Volcanoes national park.

 

Day 4 of your 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

5 Days Rwanda gorilla safari to Volcanoes and Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth national park Be ready to be awake by 7:00am because your gorilla trekking tour in Rwanda experience starts by 8:00am. After briefing on the Rwanda gorilla trekking rules, you will get into the jungle in search of the single gorilla family you are allocated along with 7 others trekkers. The trek takes about 2-5 hours with only 1 hour spent in sight of the gorillas in wonder of their behavior. Your driver guide will be waiting for you at the park headquarters to transfer you back to your hotel.

Day 5 of your 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

After breakfast, you will be driven by your driver guide to Kigali for a city tour, during this time you can do craft shopping or visit Gisozi genocide memorial center and learn something about the history of Rwanda. You will later be driven to Kigali international airport for your departure flight.

End of your 5 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari Uganda

In Rwanda, there is only one gorilla safari Rwanda destination which is Volcanoes national park. The park sits in the same massif where Virunga national park for Congo gorilla safaris and the Uganda gorilla trekking safari destination of Mgahinga gorilla national park are situated. During your safari, you will have a chance to trek one of the habituated gorilla families in the park and spend one whole hour in the sight of these gentle giants.

Its rewarding to take a memorable safari to beautiful destinations because that’s all we carry with us. Plan this double country wildlife filled 5 days safari today and have a blast on your safari.

 

 

 

 

 

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