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Activities & Transport
- Wildlife Watching
- Bird Watching
- Car with driver
- Boat | Sailing Boat
Main travel focus
11-Day Adventure Tour Through Uganda & Rwanda
- Go on game drives in Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park
- See chimps, gorillas and tree climbing lions, plus track rhinos
- Visit Murchison Falls National Park and its mighty waterfalls
- Enjoy the amazing wildlife along the Kazinga channel
This is an extensive and affordable trip through Uganda and Rwanda that offers the very best in gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking, primate, and game sightings. You will learn all about the gorillas, chimps and other wildlife of Uganda & Rwanda and hear about all of the inspiring conservation programs on the ground.
Visit the Murchison Falls National Park and marvel at those mighty falls. Then, head to Kibale National Park and see stunning views. Go chimp trekking and see tree-climbing lions at Queen Elizabeth National Park. Head to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for the highlight of your trip: your gorilla trek! Finally, go on a golden monkey trek and relax at the beach in Lake Kivu.
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- Gorilla permits (one per person, non-resident)
- Chimp permits (one per person, non-resident)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (as specified)
- International flights (from/to home)
- Visa fees
- Gorilla habit experience (USD 1500 per person)
- Chimps habit experience (USD 200 per person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Uganda!
Welcome to wonderful Uganda!
Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, the main gateway to Uganda, and you will find a representative of your booked hotel that will offer you a courteous welcome.
The amazing weather and brightening atmosphere on the shores of Lake Victoria will give you a remarkable first impression of Uganda.
Transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.
Travel to the Stunning Murchison Falls National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel by our tour guide for a transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
You will branch off at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola to track the rhinos and later continue to Murchison Falls.
Later, arrive in Murchison Falls and visit the top of the falls for a remarkable sight of the Nile crushing through a narrow 7m wide gorge before plunging 43m deep into the Devil’s Cauldron.
You will then drive to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.
Go on a Game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park
After a big breakfast, you will embark on an early morning game drive in the Murchison Falls National Park, where you are likely to spot animals like lions, buffaloes, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, and oribi, among others.
Return for lunch, which will be followed by a breathtaking launch cruise to get a wide view of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, several water birds such as the shoebill stork (the most sought after bird in Africa,) among others.
Return to the lodge for dinner.
Drive to Kibale National Park Through Breathtaking Scenery
After an early breakfast you will depart for Kibale National Park. The drive there goes through the Albertan Escarpment of the western arm of the East African Rift Valley, and you'll get dramatic views of Lake Albert, see traditional homesteads and scenic views of the mountains of the moon.
Reach Fort Portal in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.
Journey to the Incredible Queen Elizabeth National Park
The Kibale Forest National Park is a rainforest, home to over 1500 chimpanzees.
During your morning chimp trek, you will see them really close and capture shots of our closest cousins in the jungle in their frenzy exciting moods grooming!
Besides the chimps, 9 different species of monkeys can be found in this forest, for example, red colobus, red-tailed monkeys, and bush babies.
In the forest canopy, you'll be able to spot butterflies and various bird species like the superb black bee-eater.
After the trek, make your way to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Drive further south with the Rwenzori range in view or drive through the crater lakes in the hills to sample the diversity of Savannah trees and wildlife!
Reach the lodge and enjoy the impressive view over the Queen Elizabeth national park. Relax and lose all your fatigue and stress with this wonderful sight!
Take a Game Drive in the Kasenyi Plains and Enjoy Amazing Wildlife Along the Kazinga Channel
Get ready to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park!
After a cup of coffee, begin the day with a game drive in the Kasenyi Plains. You might see bush buck, Uganda Kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, Cape buffaloes, Lions, elephants and many more.
You will later return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax as you wait for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy an afternoon boat ride along the Kazinga Channel for a wide view of yawning hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, various bird species such as red chest, papyrus gonolek, pink-backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, water thick-knee, yellow-billed stork, shoe bill stork, among others.
Return at the lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.
See Tree-Climbing Lions at the Ishasha River
Wake up for a very early breakfast and early morning game drive through the park.
Possible encounters include lions, buffaloes, kobs, elephants, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs and others.
Proceed towards the Ishasha River south of the park, offering the popular sight of tree-climbing lions.
Reach the Bwindi forest by evening and check into your choice of accommodation for dinner and overnight stay.
Go Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park
After breakfast, head to the Bwindi park headquarters with a packed lunch for a vital briefing prior to trekking towards the gorillas in the thick impenetrable forest.
You'll get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 2-8 hours.
If you have time and still feel strong just head for an optional brief community walk to the local Batwa community.
Check out the curio shops, children’s school and also get a chance to explore more about their unique culture and much more.
Have dinner and stay at your booked lodge.
Proceed To The Volcanoes National Park In Rwanda
After enjoying that wonderful experience with the gorillas in Bwindi, we will proceed to one more prime destination for gorillas in Rwanda based in the Volcanoes National Park.
Volcanoes is part of the Virunga Mountains, which have different peaks like Bisoke, Karisimbi, Muhabura, Sabinyo.
Marvel at this beautiful mountainous country also called “a land of a thousand hills.”
Arrive in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.
Do The Golden Monkey Trek And Transfer To Lake Kivu
After your morning wake-up call and breakfast, transfer and report to the park headquarters the briefing for your golden monkeys trekking.
On return, after lunch, transfer to Lake Kivu and relax at the beach in the afternoon.
Have dinner and stay overnight at your booked lodge.
Comfort Accommodation: Paradise Malahide
Transfer from Lake Kivu to Kigali Airport.
In the morning right after breakfast, you will go for a boat ride on Lake Kivu and also go visit the hot water springs.
Return to the hotel for lunch and then in the afternoon drive to Kigali.
Visit the souvenir shops before you transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Safe travels and visit us again soon!