11 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/10 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

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11 Days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/10 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

Overview of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

Your 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda or 11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour and Uganda wildlife safari is an amazing gorilla and wildlife trip to Rwanda and Uganda. This exclusive 11 days Uganda wildlife tour and Rwanda gorilla safari features wildlife encounters in Uganda’s Lake Mburo National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Bunyonyi there after mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Akagera National Park game drive and boat cruise.

Arriving at Entebbe international airport in Uganda, you are driven by your Uganda safari guide to a hotel in Kampala where you spend the night. The next day you are driven to Lake Mburo National Park where you have a boat cruise and nature walk then continue to Queen Elizabeth park for a game drive and boat cruise then after go to Lake Bunyonyi. From Lake Bunyonyi you are driven to Rwanda’s Volcanoes national park where you undertake gorilla trekking then after continue to Akagera park for wildlife sightings. You later on depart via Kigali international airport in Rwanda.

Highlights of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

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

Day 2: After breakfast, you take a drive to Lake Mburo National Park for an evening game drive with a stop at the equator line.

Day 3: In the morning, you go for a morning nature walk in Lake Mburo National Park and undertake an evening boat cruise.

Day 4: You have morning breakfast then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you undertake an evening game drive.

Day 5: You undertake a morning game drive in the Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth then undertake an evening launch trip on the 45km long Kazinga channel that joins lakes Albert and Edward.

Day 6: After relaxed breakfast, you are driven to lake Bunyonyi where you undertake an evening canoe ride to the amazing punishment island then relax at the shores of Africa’s deepest lake

Day 7: You have relaxed breakfast then after transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

Day 8: You have a gorilla safari Rwanda tour at Volcanoes National Park for about 2-6hours.

Day 9: This morning you are driven to Akagera National Park on about 5 hours’ drive then relax at a booked lodging facility close to the park.

Day 10: After a warm cup of coffee, you go for a morning game drive then undertake an evening boat cruise at lake Ihema.

Day 11: After breakfast, you are driven to Kigali international airport for a departure flight via Kigali city.

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

Day 1 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

On arrival for your awaited trip at the shores of Lake Victoria at Entebbe international airport, you will meet a Uganda wildlife safari guide who welcomes you and gives a hand in transfer to your safari vehicle. With a briefing on the whole trip you transfer to a hotel/lodge in Kampala. Upon arrival at the lodge, you check in, relax, have dinner and spend the night as you rest from jet lag and prepare to start the road trip to the countryside the next morning.

Day 2 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

Your professional safari driver guide will pick you up from your hotel or place of residence as early as 7:00am for a road trip to Lake Mburo National Park. After an 80km drive from Kampala, you will have stop at the equator line in Kayabwe for a zero-latitude experience and photography. This will last maximumly one hour according to your interests and thereafter proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. Upon arrival, you will check in to your accommodation facility, have lunch and then after go to the park headquarters for an evening game drive at 4:00pm. The game drive lasts about 2-4hours then after return for dinner an overnight stay at an accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park.

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

Day 3 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda

Boat cruise on Lake Mburo

A cup of African coffee starts your day then after you take a morning nature walk with a ranger guide within Lake Mburo Park. The park hosts calm animals and the best safari destination in Uganda for a walk in the wild. You have lunch and then undertake an evening boat cruise on Lake Mburo. You then take a late evening game drive en route to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

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

 

 

Day 4 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

In the morning, you have breakfast at your lodge at Lake Mburo National Park then you are driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park. On arrival at Queen Elizabeth National Park, your driver guide will transfer you to an accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park where you check in and have refreshment. In the evening, you go for an evening game drive where you sight several wild species with possible sightings of lions, kobs, Antelopes and many more. You later then return to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 5 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

 

11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda

Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

By 7:00am, you will be in Queen Elizabeth park for a morning game drive that lasts about 2-4 hours. After the game drive, depending on your lodging facility, you will return to your lodging facility for refreshment and have a meal or have picnic lunch then after go for an evening boat cruise. The launch cruise is undertaken on the 45km long kazinga channel that joins lakes Edward and George home to the largest concentration of Hippos in Africa. You return to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

 

 

Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

In the morning, you have relaxed breakfast then after embark on a drive to Lake Bunyonyi for an amazing adventure. You arrive in the afternoon, have lunch at a booked accommodation in lake Bunyonyi. After then, you have a canoe ride to the historical punishment island on Africa’s deepest lake. Along with a local guide, you have a moment to listen to the tales of the island. In the evening, you spend the night at your booked accommodation.

Accommodation options: Birdnest @ Bunyonyi Resort (Luxury), Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

In the morning after this adventure experience and probably the last Uganda safari activity, you check out then embark on a drive past the Uganda-Rwanda border to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. You spend a night at an accommodation close to the national park.

Accommodations options: Mount Gorilla View Hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), La palme Hotel/Da Vinci Gorilla lodge (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Budget/Basic)

Day 8 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda

Silver back gorilla in Volcanoes National park

After breakfast at your accommodation in Volcanoes National Park, you are transferred to the park for gorilla trekking. Your Rwanda gorilla trekking safari experience starts with briefing at 8:00am by the park rangers on the Rwanda gorilla trekking etiquette. You then get into the jungle alongside 7 other trekkers and an armed park ranger where you spend about 2-6hours in the jungle and a single hour in the presence of the gentle mountain gorillas. You return to the trek start point where you meet your driver guide for a drive back to your lodging facility for relaxation.

Accommodations options: Mount Gorilla View Hotel/Sabyinyo Silverback lodge (Luxury/Upmarket), La palme Hotel/Da Vinci Gorilla lodge (Mid-range), Muhabura Hotel (Budget/Basic)

Day 9 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

After breakfast at a close accommodation to Volcanoes National Park you continue for a Rwanda wildlife safari to Akagera national park. This scenic drive takes you through the landscapes of Rwanda as you sight the traditional lifestyle of the people of Rwanda. Arriving in the afternoon, you check in, have dinner and spend the night at a booked accommodation in Akagera National Park.

Day 10 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda

Game drive in Akagera National park

You wake up early morning for a cup of hot coffee then after embark on a drive by your driver guide to Akagera park for a wild game drive that brings you up close to the big five wild animals. Meeting the early risers, you have chance to sight antelopes, giraffes, Elephants, Buffalos, bush bucks among many others. After about 2-4 hours on the drive, you go for lunch at your lodging facility or have picnic lunch.

Thereafter, you take an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Ihema, where you are rewarded with sight of wildlife like the hippos, crocodiles alongside numerous bird species. In the evening after the boat cruise, you are driven back to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Day 11 of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

After breakfast, you check out of your lodging facility and be driven to Kigali town where you undertake a short city tour on a visit to the genocide memorial center. You can also do some shopping in case you need some crafts before your driver guide takes you to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

End of the 11 days gorilla safari in Rwanda & wildlife tour Uganda/11 days Rwanda gorilla trekking tour

 

 

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