Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Tour and Wildlife

Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Tour and Wildlife

Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Tour and Wildlife, including Golden monkeys

Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Tour and wildlife itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our driver guide who will then transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe.
Overnight Garden Premeir Hotel
 
Day 2:  Drive in the morning after breakfast to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After breakfast you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth Game park on the way you will stop at the equator for photographs arriving at the lodge in time for a late lunch.  As you enter the park, watch out for game en-route.  In the evening there will be a game drive
Dinner and overnight Mweya Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
 
Day 3: Wake up early for a game drive in Kasenyi area in search of nocturnal and other game, return to the lodge for breakfast.
In the afternoon, there will be a launch trip on the Kazinga Channel.  The Kazinga Channel is a natural channel of 36 km long between Lake George and Lake Edward. The launch trip is the most popular activity at Mweya. From the safe boat you can see elephants, hippo, Nile crocodile and many water birds. The water birds are plentiful along the channel: African skimmers, African fish eagles, cormorants, saddle-billed storks, pelicans, etc.
Dinner and overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
 
Day 4: Drive to Bwindi Forest the home of the gorillas
After breakfast you will drive to Bwindi Forest and your drive will be via Ishasha in the hopes of seeing tree-climbing lion and more of Uganda’s stunning wildlife. Bwindi is an exceptionally rich and varied ecosystem. It is one of the richest forests in East Africa for birds (350 species), butterflies (310 species), and trees (324 species).
Dinner and overnight Engagi Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
 
Day 5: Gorilla Trekking Day in Bwindi Forest Uganda!
Early breakfast before going to the park headquarters for a briefing from the ranger guides on the gorilla tracking do's and don’ts. You will be accompanied on your gorilla trekking by experienced guides through the thick forest.  Once the gorillas are located you are allowed to spend 1 hour with them.  It is important to carry along with you a picnic lunch and enough drinking water as the duration of the gorilla trek is unpredictable.  It can last from 1 - 8 hours.  Return to your lodge.  If your gorilla trek ends early you can go for a village walk (This is an optional activity)
Overnight Engagi Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
 
Day 6: Drive to Rwanda via Cyanika

After breakfast, you will depart for Rwanda - Ruhengeri.   You will cross into Rwanda through the Cyanika border in Kisoro, enjoying the scenic view of the Muhavura ranges.  This region has one of the most beautiful sceneries as you cross into Rwanda.  You will arrive at your accommodation in the afternoon.
Overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge  
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7: Golden Monkey trekking!
This morning after breakfast,you will go trek the Golden monkeys.   As with gorilla treks, the Golden Monkeys trekking also takes place in the mornings and visitors are permitted to stay for 1 hour with the monkeys. Departure for the Golden Monkey trek is from the Volcanoes Park’s Kinigi Headquarters at 07:00am.
Overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge  
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8: Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda!
After breakfast, you will transfer to ORTPN offices for a briefing on your gorilla tracking.  Afterwards return to the lodge. It is advisable to take with you a picnic lunch and drinking water.
Overnight Mountain Gorilla View Lodge  
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9: Depart for Kigali
Today you will depart for Kigali, do the town tour including the Genocide memorial, art and craft shops.
Overnight Gorillas Golf Hotel – Kigali
Meal Plan: Breakfast
 
Day 10: Transfer to the airport for departure
Transfer to the airport to connect with your flight to out.
Meal plan: Breakfast

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