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

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

Overview of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

This 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda offers an amazing adventure or 6 days Volcanoes gorilla safari Rwanda and a Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park.  In about a weeks’ time, you take both a Uganda safari and Rwanda safari for both mountain gorilla and wildlife encounters in the two countries. Starting from Entebbe international airport in Uganda and ending in Kigali international airport the safari features an equator experience, game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National park, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and a visit to Lake Kivu.

A knowledgeable safari guide picks you up from Entebbe international airport for a drive to Queen Elizabeth National park where you do a game drive and boat cruise the next day. After relaxed breakfast, you are transferred to Rwanda close to Volcanoes national park for a gorilla safari Rwanda experience the next day. After gorilla trekking on the fourth day of your safari, you are driven to Lake Kivu in Rwanda where you relax the whole of your 5th day. You have a short Kigali city tour and then depart using Kigali international airport.

Highlights of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

Day 1: From Entebbe international airport, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a stop at the equator line.

Day 2: You go for an early morning game drive, have lunch and then have an evening boat cruise.

Day 3: After relaxed breakfast, you are transferred to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

Day 4: Expect to be at the park headquarters by 8:00am for gorilla trekking that lasts about 2-6hours then transfer to Lake Kivu.

Day 5: You relax at the lake shores of Lake Kivu as you swim and undertake several water sports.

Day 6: Take an early morning breakfast then go for a short Kigali city tour after which you depart at Kigali international airport.

Day by day itinerary of the 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

Day 1 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

Photography at the equator

When you set foot into the pearl of Africa, a professional safari guide will welcome you to Uganda and brief you about the safari. After briefing, you embark on a drive to Queen Elizabeth National park for a Uganda wildlife tour the next day. You stop at the equator in Kayabwe before continuing for rest and relaxation at an accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park as you plan to encounter wildlife the next day.

Day 2 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National park

By 7:00am, you will be on a 4×4 safari vehicle for a morning game drive at the park. A game drive at Queen Elizabeth national park lasts about 2-4 hours as you sight several early risers and how wildlife survives in the wild. You are returned to your lodging facility for refreshment and a meal as you plan to go for an evening boat cruise/launch cruise. The boat cruise starts at 2:00pm as you cruise past schools of hippos and crocodiles on the 45km long Kazinga channel. In the evening you return to your lodging facility for an overnight.

 

Day 3 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

After a relaxed breakfast, your driver guide drives you to Volcanoes national park in Rwanda. Passing via the Ishasha sector popular for tree climbing lions, this drive offers you a chance to sight several beautiful landscapes then after you relax at a preferred accommodation facility.

Day 4 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

After breakfast at your lodging facility your driver guide will drive you to the park headquarters for an amazing Rwanda gorilla trekking safari experience. Briefing starts at 8:00am and you should be at the park headquarters before this time. Gorilla trekking takes about 2-5 hours with only 1 magical hour of mesmerizing at how human like these species can be. After the trek, you will receive a Rwanda gorilla trekking certificate at the park headquarters thereafter be driven back to your lodging facility for dinner and an overnight.

Day 5 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in UgandaYou have a relaxed breakfast then transfer to Lake Kivu in about 1h 27min where you spend the day relaxing at the shores of Rwanda’s largest lake-Lake Kivu. Here you can decide to undertake swimming, hiking, biking, coffee tours or any other water sport as you relax at the shores of the pristine lake. You will spend the day at a lodging facility at the shores of Lake Kivu.

 

Day 5 of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

You have your last breakfast in Rwanda then go for a Kigali city tour. This is the best opportunity to visit the Gisozi genocide memorial center as you learn about the 1994 genocide that happened in Rwanda and how the country recovered from this period. You can go craft shopping before taking a return flight back home.

End of your 6 days Rwanda gorilla safari Volcanoes National Park & Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari in Uganda

Rwanda is blessed to be one of the three countries of the world that are home to mountain gorillas. Volcanoes national park with 10 gorilla families is the only national park with mountain gorilla in the country and definitely the Rwanda gorilla safari destination. Gorilla trekking destinations adjacent to Volcanoes include Mgahinga gorilla national park for Uganda gorilla safaris and Virunga national park for gorilla trekking safaris in Congo all within the Virunga massif.

Cross from the northern to southern hemisphere, drive through a park, cruise past water animals, trek gorillas and relax at the shores of Lake Kivu in just a single safari. Don’t hesitate to choose this safari, you won’t regret.

 

 

 

 

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