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18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari

Overview of 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari

The 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari is an extended safari tour that features detailed encounter of Uganda and Rwanda. The safari features white water rafting in Jinja, boat cruise to the source of River Nile, Sipi falls encounter, wild game viewing in Pian Upe, Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Park with opportunities to encounter lions, leopards, Rothschild giraffes, Impala, Roan antelope, eland, cheetah, tree climbing lions, buffaloes, jackals, Jackson’s hartebeest, topis among others. It also allows you to explore the critically endangered mountain gorillas in the impenetrable Bwindi and Volcanoes National Park, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park known as the primate capital of the world, volcano climbing / golden monkey tracking or Batwa heritage tour in Mgahinga and remarkable relaxation on Lake Bunyonyi dubbed the lake of a thousand Islands because of its 29 Island, recreational encounter in the scenic beaches of Lake Kivu and eventually the genocide memorial site tours  in Kigali city.

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Day 1 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do Jinja tour. Do half day rafting and afternoon boat cruise to the source of the Nile

river nile boat cruiseTransfer early in the morning to Jinja to catch up with half day white water rafting exploring the Nile cascades as the legendary Nile River flows past these impermeable rocks that have stood in its way for centuries past. You get to your rafts and maneuver with the waters under the guidance of the experienced rafting team. You enjoy the amazing adventure amidst the cheers of the locals as they spectate on the river side. You retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to the source of the Nile for an impressive Nile boat cruise to explore the source of this legendary river. The boat exposes you to counts of birds perching on the overhanging trees and the river banks. Retire for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Jinja Nile Resort (Upmarket / Luxury), King Fisher Resort (Midrange / Standard) or Source of the Smile Guesthouse (Budget / Basic).

Day 2 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Sipi falls and Visit Sipi falls

sipi falls

sipi falls

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Sipi Falls driving through impressive landscapes of eastern Uganda marked by extensive rice fields and sugar cane plantations not forgetting the natural swamps that mark the flat stretches in the area. Arrive in Sipi for lunch and after embark on the hike to the Sipi falls. The hike to this amazing feature is very impressing offering the views of the soothing waters and the landscapes beyond not forgetting farmlands of the Bagisu. Retreat for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Sipi River Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Lacam Lodge (Midrange / Standard) or Crown’s nest camp site (Budget / Basic).

Day 3 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park. Do a game drive in Pian Upe en route

kidepo-game-drive

kidepo-game-drive

After breakfast, embark on the drive to Kidepo Valley National Park in the north east of Uganda. You will drive through impressive landscapes overlooking the Karamoja Plains and make a game drive in the famous Pian Upe Game Reserve where counts of wildlife such as Jackals, Civets, Spotted hyenas, Servals, Leopards, Wildcats, Vervet monkeys, Patas monkeys, Olive baboons, vervet monkeys, Topi, Cape buffalo, Common eland, blue and common duiker Günther’s dik-dik, Klipspringer, Waterbuck,. Ugandan Kob and Bohor and mountain reebuck among others. Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Nga’ moru Wilderness (Midrange / Standard) or Apoka Rest Camp (Budget / Basic)

Day 4 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park and afternoon Karamojong Community tour

Uganda Safari Tours

Uganda Safari Tours

After breakfast, embark on the game drive encounter in the impressive dry savannah landscapes of Kidepo Valley National Park. The park is one of the beautiful parks that Africa has ever had and is dotted with counts of wild game including lions, elephants, buffaloes, Rothschild giraffes, cheetah among other wildlife. You drive through the Narus Valley where animals tend to congregate as there are many water points there. The stretch to Kidepo Valley offers you chances of encountering Ostrich. Retreat from the 3 – 4 activity and relax at the lodge and have lunch. In the afternoon, you embark on the exploration of the Karimojng pastoralist communities with their impressive heritage that surrounds these authentic people. They take you around their home steads, cattle Kraals, their cultural Manyattas and can attend to their musical performances. Retreat in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Apoka Safari Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Nga’ moru Wilderness (Midrange / Standard) or Apoka Rest Camp (Budget / Basic)

Day 5 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Drive through the former Kony war zone

3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Uganda Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Murchison Falls National Park which is the largest national Park in Uganda perched in a natural rolling savannah combretum crossed by the might Nile River leaving a permanent natural land mark – Murchison Falls which is the most powerful in the world and noted to be the greatest natural feature to ever happen on the Nile River. You will drive through areas of Kitgum and Gulu which are noted to be former dwelling grounds of Lord’s Resistance Army headed by Joseph Kony. The area is now war free and you only encounter the remains of the war and the some people that are still undergoing war trauma. 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 6 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls

launch trip at murchision falls

launch trip at murchision falls

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 7 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Kibale. Whole day drive

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

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

Day 8 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do morning chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland walk in the afternoon

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bigodi-wetland-kibale

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 9 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Semliki National Park and do the Sempaya nature walk to explore the hot springs. Visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves and Fort portal Crater Lake hike and optional Batooro naming ceremony in the evening

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Semliki National Park driving through Fort Portal town and eventually continuing to Semliki. Upon arrival, you undertake the Sempaya Nature Walk exploring the hot springs at Sempaya both male and female. The walk does not exceed 4 hours and then you transfer back to Fort Portal. As you transfer to Fort Portal, you will branch off near Nyakasura School following a down ward slopping murram road to visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves which are impressive breast like features of which the locals attach great tradition to. You will also hike the Fort Portal Crater lake field and summit the famous Kyeganywa hill that has impressive views of the crater lakes and hollows below and the views of Rwenzori Mountains on a clear day. Retreat from the activity and transfer to Fort Portal in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight. You can have an optional Batooro pet naming ceremony and have an opportunity to encounter the experience of the pet name giving.

Accommodation: Kyaninga Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Mountains of the moon Hotel (Midrange / Standard) or Rwenzori View Guesthouse (Budget / Basic).

Day 10 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Kasese on the foothills of Mount Rwenzori. Visit the Bunyangabu bee keepers, Ruboni community craft village and Rwenzori Art foundation – the only bronze casting center in Africa

mountain rwenzori hike

mountain rwenzori hike

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kasese on the foothills of the legendary mountains of the moon – the Rwenzori range. You will drive through impressive landscapes with impressive scenic views of the area before making a stop at Bunyangabu bee keepers to have an encounter with the local people demonstrating the bee king business and the products that get from it. You will continue to visit the Ruboni community craft village where a group of village women have dedicated themselves to demonstrate a considerable dexterity and skill in the craft making industry. You will also visit the Rwenzori Art foundation which is apparently the only bronze casting center in the whole of Africa. There are a range of sculptures at the site and you can buy a souvenir. It also presents a participatory experience where you can engage yourself in the casting process. Retire for relaxation dinner and overnight.

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

Day 11 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do whole day Mount Rwenzori hiking exploring the legendary mountains of the moon

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 retire relaxation, dinner and overnight.

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

Day 12 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and afternoon Kazinga Channel launch cruise

boat cruise kazinga

boat cruise kazinga

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, do a game along the channel track as you head to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

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

Day 13 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Do game drive in Ishasha in search of tree climbing lions

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in the south west of Uganda. 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 Bwindi arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket / Luxury), Gorilla Mist Camp (Midrange / Standard) or Broadbill Forest Camp (Budget / Basic).

Day 14 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do mountain gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi  

12 Days Gorilla Safari in Rwanda and Uganda

Gorilla Safari in Rwanda

Wake up for a stimulating breakfast before gathering at the respective park headquarters at 8am for briefing about gorilla trekking and allocation of the respective gorilla family to track. You head to the Bwindi forest with its remarkable mist in search of the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas. The trekking encounter takes you through impressive hikes exploring the rewarding forest landscapes that are marked with rugged terrain which is at times challenging to explore. The duration of the activity is between 2 – 8 hours inclusive of one (1) hour direct encounter with these species as they forage, socialize and make their playful tactics with the frightening eyes of the Silverback. You are free to take as many photos as you wish before you retreat from the activity to return to the starting point. After this encounter, you will return to the starting point and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

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

Day 15 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do sun rise boat cruise and transfer to Mgahinga National Park

After a relaxed breakfast, embark on a sun rise boat cruise on the lake exploring the scenic landscapes of the lake and reach out to some of its 29 Islands amidst the rolling hills of Kigezi. The 3 – 4 hour boat cruise is a rewarding adventure worth undertaking. Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for relaxation dinner and overnight.

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

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. You will undertake a walk from the south of Bwindi traversing the rural landscapes of Kisoro with impressive scenic views of the Area and the Virunga Volcanoes before arriving on Lake Mutanda. You embark on a canoe paddle exploring the lake’s Islands while aiming at crossing it. You proceed to Kisoro where you connect with the vehicle to drive to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

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

Day 16 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do Volcano Climbing / Batwa heritage trail / Golden Monkey tracking and cross to Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park)

golden monkey trekking

golden monkey trekking

After breakfast, you embark on any of these activities in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. You can opt to undertake the golden monkey tracking where you have an opportunity to encounter the other critically endangered apes known to be living only in the Virunga massif on a world scale. Alternatively, you can undertake Volcano climbing where you can opt to summit any of the three volcanoes namely; Gahinga, Muhabura or Sabyinyo. Any of the three can be summited in one day. The last option would be undertaking the famous Batwa heritage trail which takes you to explore the ancient heritage of the Batwa that used to inhabit the forest. You retreat from any activity of your choice and embark on the transfer to Rwanda driving along the impressive Virunga massif arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

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

Day 17 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Do gorilla trekking and transfer to Lake Kivu (Gisenyi) for relaxation

2 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda from Kigali Rwanda

Gorilla Safari in Uganda from Kigali Rwanda

Gather at Volcanoes National Park headquarters Kinigi after breakfast at your place of stay to catch up with briefing at 8am local time. If you arrive early before, you have an opportunity to attend to the impressive Kinyarwanda dance performance and drinking a hot cup of Rwandan coffee till the briefing time. You attend to briefing our respective gorilla groups allocated to you on spot and then embark on the drive to trail heads of each gorilla family. You head to the slopes of the volcanoes in search of these critically endangered apes. You have one hour with them gain at them as they forage, socialize and the silverback demonstrating its manhood. The encounter tends to last 2 – 8 hours depending on the gorilla movements and the gorilla family allocated to you. Retreat from the activity and transfer to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu 110km about 2 hours’ drive. Arrive on the romantic beaches of Lake Kivu which is the largest lake in Rwanda. You have options of undertaking a sun set boat cruise, swimming or other water sports like wind surfing. Alternatively, you can do sun bathing on the shores. Retire from dinner, relaxation and overnight.

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

Day 18 of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari: Transfer to Kigali and visit the Gisozi genocide memorial

Following your breakfast at the lodge, embark on the transfer to Kigali city. Upon arrival, you will tour the Gisozi genocide memorial to pay tribute to the counts of Rwandese that lost their lives during the bloody genocide that befell the country in the year 1994. The Gisozi site is a collection of the remains of some of the victims. There is a detailed themed interpretation of the entire genocide occurrence. Retreat from the activity to mark the end of your safari.

End of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Comprehensive Safari

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Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4×4 Safari Land cruiser – Gx For Hire Carries [1-7 PEOPLE]
4×4 Safari Land cruiser – Gx For Hire Carries [1-7 PEOPLE]
4×4 Safari Land cruiser – Extended for Hire Carries - [1-7 PEOPLE]
4×4 Safari Land cruiser – Extended for Hire Carries - [1-7 PEOPLE]
4×4 Safari Van - for Hire Carries [1-9 PEOPLE]
4×4 Safari Van - for Hire Carries [1-9 PEOPLE]
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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.

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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.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla 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)

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3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park, commence and end in Kampala. The safari involves white Rhino tracking in Ziwa Sanctuary, chimpanzee trekking. View Itinerary

6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo and Murchison Falls NP

6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Kidepo and Murchison Falls National Parks, allows you to explore the big five of land animals in detail. The lions, elephants, Buffaloes and Leopard thrive on Kidepo as well as Murchison. View Itinerary

6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Wildlife Safari in Uganda

6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari – Uganda Gorilla Safari is an amazing Uganda Gorilla Tour to Bwindi Forest. Our 6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari commences and ends in Kampala city Ugandas capital.View Itinerary

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2 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda from Kigali Rwanda

2 Days Gorilla Safari in Uganda from Kigali Rwanda starts and ends in Kigali Rwanda featuring remarkable sightseeing experience in Rwandan hillsides and Kigezi Highlands and the Mountain Gorilla Trekking. View Itinerary

2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda

2 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda, is a 2 Days Gorilla trekking safari tour in Rwanda & one of the best short gorilla safaris that you can undertake. View Itinerary

3 days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda

3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda,The 3 Days Short Rwanda Gorilla safari tour starts and ends in Kigali /Kigali Airport but includes Gisozi genocide. View Itinerary

4 Days Bwindi Uganda Gorilla Safari & Mburo

4 Days Bwindi Uganda Gorilla Safari & Wildlife tour to Mburo takes you Gorilla trekking in Uganda as well as to a Uganda wildlife tour in Lake Mburo park. View Itinerary

6 Days Rwanda Primate & Cultural safari

6 Days Rwanda Primate & Cultural safari, is a perfect blend of nature and heritage of Rwanda. It avails the tourism products in Kigali city and Butare town including genocide memorials. View Itinerary

10 days Uganda Gorilla Safari Holiday & Wildlife Safari in Uganda

10 days Uganda Gorilla Safari Holiday & Wildlife Safari in Uganda, A Uganda Gorilla Safari Holiday Tour/Uganda Safari including Gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Wildlife tours in Uganda`s Major Game Parks.View Itinerary

12 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari

12 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari is a comprehensive Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari Tour Trip in Africa. View Itinerary

15 Days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tour

15 days Rwanda Uganda Gorilla Trekking tour – Rwanda Uganda gorilla tour is an African wildlife & gorilla tour trip adventure. View Itinerary

18 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda and Uganda

18 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari in Rwanda and Uganda is a comprehensive Wildlife and Gorilla safari tour in Uganda Rwanda. It involves primate. View Itinerary

Rwanda Wildlife Safaris

Rwanda Uganda Safaris

Uganda Gorilla Safaris

Rwanda Safari Trips

The world traveller would wish to know the travel requirement before considering visiting Uganda and Rwanda. The travel information gives you an insight into the requirements of the basic aspects like Passport, Visa requirements and exemption and the health conditions. Understanding these requirements help one to act accordingly so as to avoid disappointments at the time of arrival.The travel information also features the travel to Uganda and Rwanda. The travellers are given the opportunity to know the flights that operate from their respective originating areas connecting to Uganda and Rwanda. The domestic flights and provision for charter flights is also provided for the sake of flying travelers on safari in Uganda or Rwanda safari.

Rwanda National Parks | Safari Destinations in Rwanda

Rwanda dubbed the land of a thousand hills boasts of three well protected national parks located in different parts of the country. The three parks have varied habitats thus supporting varied biodiversity allowing Rwanda to maintain a good count natural flora and fauna in its small protected landscapes. Read More about Rwanda Safari Destinations

Volcanoes National Park
Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park, Also known as Parc Nationale des Volcanos in French, the Volcanoes National Park is located in the north west of Rwanda protecting the Rwandan side of the Virunga massif thus bordering with Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Congo’ Virunga National Park.

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Nyungwe Forest National Park
Nyungwe Forest National Park

Nyungwe Forest National Park, Positioned in the south west of Rwanda, the Nyungwe Forest National Park overlooks the Democratic Republic of Congo border to the west and the Republic of Burundi in the south. The Nyungwe is noted to be one of the ancient forests of Africa and is known to have survived the last ice age. The Nyungwe forest is noted to one of the largest mountain forests in East Africa and at the moment is considered to be the most conserved forest in the Central African Highlands.

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Akagera National Park
Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is positioned in the north east of Rwanda overlooking the plains of Tanzania. It extends over a geographical spread of 1122 km2 and under a public private partnership arrangement of African Parks and Rwanda Development Board since 2010.The park is named after the River Akagera which is one of the sources of the Nile River which is the longest in the world. The River feeds in the chain of lakes that mark the floor of the Akagera plains including Lake Ihema which is the second largest in the whole of Rwanda.

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