16 Days Uganda Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari

//16 Days Uganda Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari
16 Days Uganda Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari2016-10-25T08:10:16+00:00

The 16 Days Uganda Rwanda Wildlife and Gorilla Safari presents a detailed encounter of the two destinations with the safari starting from Kigali Rwanda and ending in Uganda’s Kampala. The safari takes you to Akagera National Park with its counts of wild game including lions, Masaai Giraffe, Roan Antelope, Elands, elephants and a range of swamp fringed lakes, Nyungwe Forest National Park with its chimpanzees, colobus monkeys and the famous canopy walk way, Volcanoes  National Park with its remarkable gorilla trekking before crossing to Uganda to feature Queen Elizabeth National Park with its tree climbing lions, Kibale Forest with its Chimpanzees and Murchison Falls with its counts of Rothschild giraffes and Jackson’s Hartebeest. The safari incorporates adventure hike to the Rwenzori Mountains, Island hopping on Lake Bunyonyi and Rhino tracking in Ziwa sanctuary.

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  • Safari highlight

    Day 1: Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial & transfer to Akagera National Park

    Day 2: Do morning game drive & afternoon boat cruise

    Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit the National Institute of Rwandan Museums & the Nyanza Palace en route in Butare

    Day 4: Do Morning Chimpanzee Trekking & afternoon Nyungwe Canopy Walk

    Day 5: Transfer to Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

    Day 6: Explore Lake Kivu and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

    Day 7: Do gorilla trekking and cross to Uganda

    Day 8: Undertake the Batwa heritage trail and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

    Day 9: Do Island Hopping

    Day 10: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Do a game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions

    Day 11: Do morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise and transfer to Kasese

    Day 12: Do whole day Mount Rwenzori hiking and transfer to Kibale National Park

    Day 13: Do morning chimpanzee trekking and afternoon Bigodi wetland walk

    Day 14: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Whole day drive

    Day 15: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls

    Day 16: Transfer to Kampala. Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

  • Day 1: Visit the Gisozi genocide memorial & transfer to Akagera National Park

    After your  breakfast at your place of stay in Kigali city embark on the drive to Gisozi genocide memorial to pay a visit to the counts of Rwandese who lost their dear lives during the bloody genocide that befell Rwanda in the year 1994. The number of skulls line in the building and the respective writings gives you a fresh picture of what exactly transpired during that period.  After this encounter, you will embark on the transfer to Akagera National Park in the East of Rwanda  driving through impressive rural landscapes that have got amazing scenic views from 135km about 2 ½ hours’ drive.   The traditional long horned cattle in Rwamagana district will welcome you as change the terrain from the hilly landscapes of the central to the plain landscapes of the east where the Akagera is situated.  Arrive in the in the afternoon for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Ruzizi Tented Camp (Upmarket/Luxury), Akagera Game Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Dereva Hotel (Budget/Basic).

    Day 2: Do morning game drive & afternoon boat cruise

    After an early cup of coffee, embark on the morning game drive exploring the rolling savannah landscapes of the park with the impressive plains that stretch to the boarder of Tanzania dotted with counts of wild game. The game drive in the morning exposes you to counts of elephants, buffaloes, masaai giraffes, antelopes like Impala, bushbucks, water bucks among others, the predators including leopards among other wild game that thrive in this natural habitat. The stretch to the upper hills of Mutumba presents a rewarding encounter on your safari in Rwanda. You retreat from this activity that lasts 3 – 4 hours and return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you will connect to Lake Ihema for a thrilling boat cruise that offers you an opportunity to encounter the Rwanda’s second largest lake which has counts of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles not forgetting a range of water birds that dwell on the lake shores. Retire from dinner and overnight

    Accommodation: Ruzizi Tented Camp (Upmarket/Luxury), Akagera Game Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Dereva Hotel (Budget/Basic).

    Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit the National Institute of Rwandan Museums & the Nyanza Palace en route in Butare

    After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park in the south west of Rwanda 320km about 5 hours’ drive excluding stops en route. You will make a stop in Butare province to visit the National Institute of Rwanda Museums with one of the largest ethnographic museums in East Africa and the Nyanza palace which is the home to the Rwandan Monarchs including the two Kings; Musinga and his predecessor King Rudahigwa. The traditional hut at the site which is the house of King Rudahigwa is crafted in an impressive architectural design very well preserved. The Inyambo cows with their long horns also make the site worthy visiting.  You will have lunch in Butare before proceeding to Nyungwe arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Nyungwe forest View Lodge (Luxury/upmarket), Hill Top View Hotel (Midrange/standard) or Gisakura Guest House (Budget/basic).

    Day 4: Do Morning Chimpanzee Trekking & afternoon Nyungwe Canopy Walk

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    After breakfast, embark on the chimpanzee trekking encounter in the prehistoric forests of Nyungwe. The trek starts at 8am commencing with briefing at the park headquarters before proceeding to the forest in search of our closest cousins the Chimpanzees. Walking through the forest and eventually having direct encounter with these chimpanzees for one (1) hour makes the chimp trek memorable. The species thrive in their natural habitats and they are impressive to look at as they munch fruits, roll themselves on the trees, mate and socialize. The activity tends to last between 2 – 5 hours after which you return to the lodge for lunch and short relaxation. In the afternoon, you gather at Uwinka Visitor center to embark on the famous Nyungwe Canopy walk which is the first of its kind in East Africa and the third in the whole of Africa. The canopy walk way us raised to 40m from the ground and it is 90m long hanging above a steep deep valley with impressive scenic views of the landscapes and the flora and faunal species that are found in the area. Retire in the evening to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.

    Accommodation: Nyungwe Forest Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel (Midrange/Standard) or Gisakura Guesthouse (Budget/Basic).

    Day 5: Transfer to Gisenyi (Lake Kivu)

    After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Gisenyi Lake Kivu driving along the Congo Nile Divide trail with the impressive views of Kivu Lake and the resort towns of Kibuye. The journey is 294km about 7 hours’ drive. You will arrive in the afternoon for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Lake Kivu Serena Hotel (Upmarket / Luxury),    Hotel Gorillas Lake Kivu (Midrange / Standard) or Paladise Malahide (Budget / Basic).

    Day 6: Explore Lake Kivu and transfer to Volcanoes National Park.

    After a relaxed breakfast, embark on a thrilling boat cruise on Lake Kivu which is the largest lake in Rwanda that stretches to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The cruise presents a memorable recreational adventure on the lake allowing exploring some of its Islands. Retreat from the activity and relax on the shores. In the evening, you will embark on the transfer to Volcanoes National Park 110km about 2 hours’ drive arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Mount Gorilla View Hotel (Upmarket / Luxury), Hotel La Palme (Midrange / Standard) or Muhabura Hotel (Budget / Basic).

    Day 7: Do gorilla trekking and cross to Uganda

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    After a thrilling breakfast from your respective lodge, you will gather at the Volcanoes Park Headquarters in Kinigi at 8am for briefing and the eventual start of the gorilla tracking encounter. The park rangers will give you the situation that surrounds gorilla trekking and the respective dos and don’ts for the very activity while enjoying a thrilling cup of Rwandan coffee and being entertained by the famous Intore dance demonstrating the traditional Rwandan society. Embark on the actual gorilla tracking hiking through the jungle of Volcanoes following the respective assigned gorilla family and in company of those the eight team mates that have been put together with you track a given gorilla group. The duration for the gorilla tracking tends to fall between 2 – 8 hours and the encounter is more that the ordinary. The hike through the jungle passing by amazing flora and fauna, the impressive and magical scenic landscapes of the Virungas would definitely leave you in a state of bewilderment.  The eventually one hour direct encounter with mountain gorillas seeing direct in their frightening eyes enjoying the beauty of their fur and the being entertained by the playful young ones settles your thoughts of the worthiness of the gorilla permit price. Return from this encounter and embark on the transfer to Uganda crossing through Cyanika boarder enjoying the impressive views of the Virunga massif arriving in Kisoro in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Mount Gahinga Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Mucha Hotel (Midrange / Standard) or Amajambere iwacu Community Camp (Budget / Basic)

    Day 8: Undertake the Batwa heritage trail and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

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    After breakfast, embark on the Batwa heritage exploration. The Batwa are known to have inhabited the forest before they were evicted to pave way for conservation of mountain gorillas. The slopes of the Volcanoes were their ancient home and the forest cover present not only shelter but food and medicine. You walk in the many of the Batwa guide interpreting a range of aspects including how they used to thrive in forests, methods of food gathering and extraction, crafting of vacuous utensils from the material available among other aspects before approaching the famous Ngarama cave which was their center and the home to their chief. Retreat from 6 – 7 hour activity and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort (Upmarket / Luxury), Lake Bunyonyi Eco-resort (Mid-range / Standard) or Byoona Amagara Island Retreat (Budget / Basic).

    Day 9: Do Island Hopping

    After breakfast, embark on the Island hopping experience on Lake Bunyonyi with its 29 Islands. You explore the main Islands including Akampene also known as Punishment Island where pregnant girls would be left to die of either hunger or in the waters as they tried swimming back to the main land. Men with no bride price could go to the Island and pick the girl and it is a surprising moment to encounter of those girls that were picked up from the Island.  The other Islands include Bushara with its impressive eucalyptus plantation, Kyahugye Island with its wild animals namely Zebras, water buck, Impala, monkeys and Kobs; the Bwama and Njuyera also known as Sharp’s Island named after Dr. Leonard Sharp who came to Island in 1921 and established a leprosy treatment center in 1931. Not forgetting the Bucuranuka Island which means Upside down noted to have killed many people after being cursed by an old woman. This takes you a whole day encounter while using wooden engine canoes to connect from One Island to the other. Retreat from the activity in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort (Upmarket / Luxury), Lake Bunyonyi Eco-resort (Mid-range / Standard) or Byoona Amagara Island Retreat (Budget / Basic).

    Day 10: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Do a game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions

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    After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You have a game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions along with other wild game. The tree climbing lions tend to lie on fig tree branches in the mid-morning sun.  After this encounter, continue on the drive to Queen Elizabeth (northern section) arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Enganzi Game Lodge (Midrange / Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget / Basic).

    Day 11: Do morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise and transfer to Kasese

    After an early morning cup of coffee, embark on the game drive in the rolling savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park extending to the Kasenyi tracks exploring the park’s unique landscape dotted with counts of wildlife including lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, water bucks, jackals among others. The activity lasts 3 – 4 hours after which you return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch after which you transfer to Mweya jetty for an afternoon boat cruise along the Paradise of Hippos. The Kazinga Channel which stretches to 45km in length at one time had great concentrations of Hippopotamus in the region which prompted the management to carry out the great Hippo culling of 1960s. You enjoy the view of the Nile crocodiles not forgetting other wild game drinking on the channel shores, Retreat from the 2 hour activity and transfer to Kasese for relaxation, dinner and overnight

    Accommodation: Equator Snow Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Ihamba Safari Lodge (Midrange / Standard) or Ruboni Community Camp (Budget / Basic)

     Day 12: Do whole day Mount Rwenzori hiking and transfer to Kibale National Park

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    After breakfast, embark on the whole day exploration of the legendary mountains of the moon – the Rwenzori Mountains towering to 5,109m above sea level with snowcapped peaks.  The day’s adventure is a thrilling encounter of the mountain foothills exploring its lush flora that have earned it a status as a world heritage site. Mount Rwenzori stands as the tallest mountain range in Africa since the Kilimanjaro and Kenya are free standing. Retreat from the activity and transfer to Kibale National Park via Rwimi for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Ndali Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Midrange / Standard) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget / Basic).

    Day 13: Do morning chimpanzee trekking and afternoon Bigodi wetland walk

    After breakfast, gather at Kanyanchu Tourism Center at 8am to catch up with the briefing session about chimpanzee trekking experience.  After briefing, you head to the forest of Kibale in search of common Chimpanzees. Hiking through amazing forest landscapes marked with lush flora which is inhabited by a range of bird species, and wildlife including other 12 primate species such as Black and white colobus monkeys. The chimp trek takes 2 – 5 hours and involves one full hour of direct encounter with chimps as they forage, play, make pant hooting calls and socialize. Retreat from the activity and return to the starting point.     You enjoy your packed lunch and then embark on the transfer to Bigodi Wetland for an afternoon walk. The 2 hour guided walk exposes to a range of bird species as the wetland has 138 bird species including the Great Blue Turaco. The wetland also has impressive swamp animals like Sitatunga Antelope. Retreat from the activity and transfer back to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Ndali Lodge (Luxury / Upmarket), Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse (Midrange / Standard) or Rwenzori View Guest house (Budget / Basic).

    Day 14: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Whole day drive

    After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Murchison Falls National Park 441km about 9 hours’ drive passing through verdant country side landscapes with rural home steads and plantations, You will arrive in Murchison Falls National Park in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange / Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget / Basic).

    Day 15: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls

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    After an early morning cup of tea at the lodge, head to the park for a morning game drive which tend to last 3 – 4 hours exploring the park’s wilderness in detail. The activity is conducted in the northern section of the park which is a common dwelling ground for counts of wildlife including lions, Rothschild giraffes, leopards, elephants, Buffaloes, Jackson Hartebeest, Oribis, Kobs among others. Retreat from the activity back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch after which you gather at Paraa Jetty for an afternoon Nile launch cruise departing at 2pm to the bottom of the falls. The boat offers you opportunities of encountering Nile Crocodiles, Hippos and the vulnerable shoebill stork not forgetting other wild game drinking water on the river banks. The stretch to the bottom of the falls and the eventual hike to the top of the falls exposes to the thunderous roar of the Nile River which is the longest in the world as it squeezes its self to pass through a less than 8m ravine forming a plume of spray marked by a trade mark rain bow as it falls 43m below to what has been termed as the Devil’s Cauldron. Retire from the 3 hour activity for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange / Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget / Basic).

    Day 16: Transfer to Kampala. Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

    After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kampala 311km about 5 hours’ drive excluding stops en route. You will branch off from the main road at Nakitooma to drive 7km to the Ziwa Headquarters to embark on the trek in search of white Rhinos. You will be accompanied by the sanctuary rangers walking through the savannah thicket before coming across the Rhinos one of the big five. You take pictures and gaze at tem direct after which you retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to Kampala. You will have lunch en route and arriving in the afternoon to mark the end of the tour.

    End of Safari

    Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire .just contact us call us 24/7 on phone

  • General Safari Inclusions

    • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
    • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
    • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
    • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
    • Fuel
    • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
    • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
    • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
    • Bottled water while on safari
    • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

    General Safari Exclusions

    • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
    • Laundry Services
    • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
    • International Flights (Arranged on request)
    • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
    • Visas
    • Optional Activity fees
    • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
    • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
    • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)


  • Rwanda

    Hotels we use in Akagera National Park

    Ruzizi Tented Lodge

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    Ruzizi Tented Camp has nine (9) tents which can up to twenty (20) clients. Every tent features an en suite bathroom that has cold and hot running water, dressing area, either 3/4 twin beds or comfortable queen beds, a front side patio and each tent is accessed by wooden board walks that lead to and from the main reception area.
    Ruzizi Tented Camp has a family tent that can accommodate up to four (4) people and a tree top tent. It also has a thatched central reception area along with a dinning and lounge bar. There is an extensive deck that has a fire place under a large fig tree with the view of Lake Ihema.

    Akagera Game Lodge

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    The Akagera Game Lodge is located within the park close to its southern entrance. The Lodge features a swimming pool, conference center and a tennis court. Accommodation is offered in standard rooms, deluxe, family and Junior Suite. The lodge features over 60 bed rooms.

    Hotels we use in Nyungwe National Park

    Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel

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    The Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is a midrange accommodation establishment in Nyungwe Forest National Park presenting an impressive ground for chimpanzee trekking, canopy walk and the forest hikes. The lodge features a camp fire in the rooms if you wish or out in the open after dinner with impressive traditional Kinyarwanda dance performances.
    Accommodation at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel is offered in twelve (12) units and four (4) of these feature twin beds while the eight (8) are apartments featuring queen sized beds. The rooms are self-contained. The Hotel also has a restaurant and a well-stocked bar.

    Gisakura Guesthouse

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    Positioned at 2km distance outside Nyungwe Forest National Park. Gisakura guesthouse offers accommodation in twin, double and triple rooms which are self-contained and with provision of warm water on request. The Guesthouse also features a good restaurant.

    Hotels we use in Volcanoes National Park

    Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

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    The Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is an upmarket lodge on the boundaries of Volcanoes National Park about fifteen (15) minutes’ drive to the entrance of the park. The lodge offers accommodation in a range of thirty (30) chalets with enough space, a modern bar and restaurant.

    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

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    Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is positioned close to the Volcanoes Park Headquarters is about few minutes’ drive. Accommodation is provided in six cottages with two (2) suites with private verandas, inbuilt ablutions and living room overseeing fireplace.

    Virunga Lodge

    virunga-lodgeVirunga Lodge is a luxury accommodation located on a ridge with impressive views of the Virunga massif. Accommodation is presented in eight (8) bandas and each banda features a private terrace with impressive views of the Virunga massif.

    Uganda

    Hotels we use in Buhoma region in Bwindi

    Buhoma Community Rest Camp

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    Buhoma Community Rest Camp is majorly a midrange accommodation center but it also offers affordable lodging for travelers on a budget. Lodging is offered in six (6) self-contained safari tents, three (3) self-contained cottages and two (2) non-self-contained twin cottages. The accommodation centers are built in African architectural style and they dissolve in the gorgeousness of the park.

    Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp

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    The lodge offers comfort at the midrange level without compromising the environment. Its architecture involves traditionally sourced materials. The accommodation center has twenty (20) self-contained tents which offer great comfort to their guests. All tents feature comfortable beds, solar energy that is available for all hours of the day, en-suite washrooms with hot and cold showers and elegant furniture.

    Buhoma Lodge

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    This lodge can be found inside the park with ten (10) relaxed cottages that have private verandahs from which guests can enjoy vistas of the park especially the Buhoma sector which is home to the Mubare, Rushegura and Habinyanja mountain gorilla families. Guests will find facilities like a comfy bed, en-suite bathroom facilities which feature hot and cold showers and a bath tub for some rooms

    Lodges in Kibale national park Uganda

    Kibale Safari Lodge

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    Kibale Safari Lodge is located on the way to Bigodi in Kanyanchu. Guest accommodation is offered in two (2) rooms on the main lodge building and five (5) other private luxury cottages which are well furnished and comfortable. The cottages have private toilets and showers with both cold and hot water. Meals and drinks are served in the onsite restaurant and the well-stocked bar.

    Nyinabulitwa Resort and Safari Camp

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    Nyinabulitwa Resort and Safari Camp is located approximately 20kms outside Fort Portal Town and serves as a sleepover point for travelers on Safaris to the western National Parks of Murchison Falls National Park, Rwenzori Mountains, Semuliki National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and the coveted Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

    Primate Lodge

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    Primate Lodge presents luxury and comfort to its guests in eco-friendly accommodation units. The Lodge is located deep in Kibale National Park and is therefore very close to where most of the park’s tourist activities start from. Check-in time is at 2:00pm and the checkout time is 10:00am. Visitor accommodation units include eight (8) superior safari tents; seven (7) ultimate forest cottages; a well maintained camping area and the sky tree house.

    Mgahinga National Park Uganda

    Kisoro Tourist Hotel

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    This is a budget range hotel which offers pleasant and comfortable accommodation. The rooms feature a fireplace each, internet and cable TV, fans, en-suite toilets with hot and cold water for a fine shower in this chilly area of the country. The hotel has a well-stocked bar and an onsite restaurant which serves delicious meals. Conference facilities are also offered at the hotel but require timely booking before they can be availed. The hotel has a tour/travel desk, an art and crafts shop

    Kisoro Travelers’ Rest Hotel

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    Situated about 14km from Mgahinga Gorilla National Park the hotel can be found in the district and town of Kisoro. The hotel rooms range from single, twin, double, triple and a suite which all include en-suite washrooms that contain hot and cold piped water. In the lounge area, tourists can warm up at the fireplace and can also enjoy free Wi-Fi internet.

    Hotels we use in bunyonyi

    Birdnest at Bunyonyi Resort

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    This resort is located just near Lake Bunyonyi in southwestern Uganda and just a few kilometers from the boarders of Tanzania, Congo DR and Rwanda. For tourists who like to travel with their babies, babysitting services are available at the lodge from 8am - 9pm. The resorts’ rooms are cleaned and serviced daily as part of the room rates.

    Hotels in Kidepo

    Apoka Safari lodge

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    Apoka Safari lodge is situated twelve (12) hours northeast of Kampala, Uganda’s Capital City in the heart of Kidepo Valley National Park. The lodge is creatively mounted on a rocky outcrop making a 24 hour picturesque surveillance of the Narus Valley. The lodge is the only luxury/upmarket lodge offering accommodation in its ten (10) huge rooms (4 twin sleeping 2-4 each & 6 double sleeping 2 each) with total capacity ranging from 20 to 28 depending on the rooming requirements.

    Apoka Tented camp

    Apoka Rest Camp
    Like Apoka Safari Lodge, this rest camp is close to the park’s headquarters and is a starting point for some of the birding safaris in Kidepo Valley National Park. accommodation is offered in fourteen (14) bandas which have two (2) beds each and two (2) camping areas where tourists are free to erect their tents. Toilets are located just outside the bandas.


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