8 Days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda/8 days gorilla trekking safari Rwanda & wildlife safari Uganda

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8 Days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda/8 days gorilla trekking safari Rwanda & wildlife safari Uganda

Overview of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

Your 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda or else 8 days gorilla trekking safari Rwanda & wildlife safari Uganda is a single trip in East Africa to Uganda and Rwanda. Featuring gorilla trekking and wildlife encounters, this is an exclusive 8 days tour where a professional safari driver guide will take you through the whole trip basing on expertise. The trip features gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, golden Monkey trekking and Batwa experience at Mgahinga gorilla National Park. Lake Mburo National Park offers wildlife encounter experiences on a game drive and boat cruise.

Starting from Kigali international airport, a knowledgeable driver guide transfers you to a lodging facility in Kigali where you are picked for a transfer to Volcanoes National park the next day. After gorilla trekking in Volcanoes, you are driven to Uganda for golden monkey trekking and a Batwa cultural experience in the evening in Mgahinga gorilla national park. After this experience, you are transferred to Lake Mburo National Park for a boat cruise and game drive then driven to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight.

Highlights of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

Day 1: You arrive at Kigali international airport where you meet a professional driver guide for a drive to a booked hotel or lodge in Kigali.

Day 2: After breakfast, you take a drive through Kigali city on a transfer to Volcanoes national park where you spend a night at a lodging facility close to the park.

Day 3: By 8:00am, you go for gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park lasting about 2-8hours.

Day 4: From Rwanda after breakfast, you are driven across the Rwanda-Uganda border to Uganda spending a night at an accommodation close to Mgahinga gorilla national park.

Day 5: After breakfast, you go for golden monkey trekking then have a Batwa cultural experience in the evening.

Day 6: In the morning after breakfast, you are transferred to Lake Mburo National Park for a Uganda wildlife safari tour.

Day 7: You spend the day at Lake Mburo National Park with a morning game drive and an evening boat cruise.

Day 8: Following breakfast, you are driven to Entebbe international airport for departure with a stop at the equator line.

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

Day 1 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

You arrive at Kigali international airport on day 1, where you meet a professional driver guide to transfer you to a hotel or lodge in Kigali. On arrival at the hotel or lodge, you check in, have dinner and relax at the beautiful land of a thousand hills.

Day 2 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

When you finish breakfast, your driver guide, will ensure to transfer you to Volcanoes national park using a 4×4 safari vehicle. You take a Kigali city tour to some of the memorable places like Gisozi Genocide Memorial Centre where you get a chance to learn about the history of Rwanda especially the 1994 genocide. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at an accommodation in Volcanoes National Park.

Day 3 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in UgandaAfter 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 4 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

From Rwanda, you are driven past the Rwanda-Uganda border to Uganda’s Mgahinga gorilla national park. This short road drive past the beautiful Virunga back drop starts after a relaxed breakfast arriving for check in, dinner and relaxation at an accommodation in Mgahinga gorilla national park.

Day 5 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in UgandaAfter breakfast following relaxation from gorilla trekking in Rwanda, your driver guide ensures your transfer to Mgahinga gorilla national park for golden monkey trekking. Starting at 8:00am, you spend about 2-4hours in the jungle in search of the golden monkeys then after return to your lodging facility for lunch. In the evening, you have an amazing Batwa cultural experience as the Batwa guides take you through their olden times in the jungle. You will see the unique Batwa culture unfold in your presence through music dance and drama. In the evening you spend a night at your preferred lodging facility.

 

Day 6 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

In the morning after relaxed breakfast in the gorilla land, you are transferred to Lake Mburo National Park. You are driven to the park arriving in the afternoon then after you relax or take a late evening game drive through the park. You check in, have dinner and rest at an accommodation in lake Mburo National Park for a wildlife safari in Uganda the next day.

Accommodation options include: Mihingo lodge (luxury), Rwakobo rock lodge/Arcadia lodge Mburo (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in UgandaBy 7:00am, you are driven in to Lake Mburo park for a morning game drive at the park offering a chance for early morning risers’ sightings. You sight several bird species and calm animals like the zebras, impalas, Topis, buffalos, elands and others in about 2-4 hours. You return to your hotel for lunch and later on go for a boat cruise in the evening for 2 hours from2:00pm or 4:00pm. Late evening, you take a nature walk through the park since this is the only safari park in Uganda where you can walk in the wild because of the calm wildlife that survives here. You return to your lodging facility in the evening.

Accommodation options include: Mihingo lodge (luxury), Rwakobo rock lodge/Arcadia lodge Mburo (Mid-range)

Day 8 of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

After breakfast at your lodging facility in lake Mburo National Park, you check out and embark on a drive to Entebbe international airport. For about 30minutes, you make a stop at the equator line for photography and geographical experiences. You continue with the drive to Entebbe international airport for a departure flight driving past Kampala-Uganda’s capital.

End of the 8 days Rwanda gorilla safari and wildlife tour in Uganda

From Rwanda to Uganda this is one of the amazing trips in East Africa. Apart from Rwanda gorilla trekking safaris, within the Virunga massif, Mgahinga gorilla national park is a Uganda gorilla trekking safari destination as well as Virunga national park being a base for Congo gorilla trekking safaris.

Take a moment off your fixed schedule and take a trip within the beautiful land of a thousand hills and the Pearl of Africa.

 

 

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