7 DAYS UGANDA-RWANDA CLASSIC SAFARI

This memorable classic adventure begins in Uganda and ends in Rwanda takes you to both country’s best national parks to explore the experience of God’s gifted wildlife. Gorilla trekking is the most rewarding activity and whoever do gorilla tracking can’t be left the same, the safari will also enable one do trek chimpanzees the most closest relative of man together with other primate species that are found in these parks, game drives are also arranged to see a variety of games, also enjoy a village walks, cultural interactions to learn more about the people in both countries

Rewarding Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel
Day1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Following breakfast, your tour guide, will brief you about the safari. Then will drive you to the Southwestern Uganda. Stop over at the Equator for photo picnic and some informative talks, continue to Mbarara for lunch. From here proceed through outstanding views of landscapes, Ankole long horned cattle; tea and banana plantations among other can be seen. Arrive at the park in the after. Check-in at your lodge for a rest. If you have energy you, go for an evening game drive to spot out a number of wild animals such as Uganda kobs, elephants, water buck, warthogs, lions, hyenas, buffaloes, giant forest hogs and bushbuck plus various species of birds, visit the salt Lake among. A slow drive will be made back to the lodge for an overnight stay at: Mweya Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge for luxury/ Kyambura game Lodge /simba Safari Camp for midrange/ Enganzi for budget

Day 2: Game Drive and Launch Cruise

Wake up early have breakfast before catching up with an early morning game drive towards Kasenyi track area. Expect to see lions, Hyenas, if lucky Leopards, warthogs, Buffalos, Elephants. Uganda kobs, plus various species of birds. After this thrilling moment, a slow drive will be made back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, go for a 2-3 hour’s boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward, where you may spot hippos, crocodiles, alongside other species of animals that feed along the water shores like big elephants, buffaloes, water buck among other. This boat cruise offers an excellent platform for beautiful photography, bird watching and game viewing. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/ Katara Lodge for luxury/ Marafic Bandas for Budget

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable Forset

Wake up for a leisury breakfast and then drive to Bwindi impenetrable national park with packed lunch. You will be driven through the famous Southern sector of Queen Elizabeth known as Ishasha commonly known for its tree climbing lion. Try to spot them out before proceeding to Bwindi impenetrable rainforest famously known to inhabit the few serving mountain gorillas in the world. And the park also a bird lovers to spot over 345 species of birds including the albertine Rift Endemics over 24 out of 26 that happen in Uganda. Arrive in the evening at the park for dinner and an Overnight stay at. Gorilla Forest Camp/Mahogany springs for luxury/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/ Silver Back lodge for midrange/ Buhoma Community Bandas for budget

Day 4: Gorilla Tracking

Wake up for a hearty cup of tea then report to the park headquarters for a short briefing about gorilla trekking etiquette. Be led by a guide to the forest to begin the activity which is regarded as the most memorable experience on earth. Tracking time is unpredictable; a reasonable degree of fitness is required as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes, packed lunch and bottled water plus other necessary tracking gears. Sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them grumble to each other, and marvel at the cheer size of the dominant male; the silverback. It is such an amazing feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world. Remember you are only allowed to spend an hour with these gentle giants ounce found. After walk back to the lodge for a rest. OR if you have the energy why not a guided village walks to meet the local people the batwa they will entertain you as they receive you, introduce to you to their traditional healers, and explain to you how they have managed to leave in the area. Dinner and an overnight stay at Gorilla Forest Camp/Mahogany springs for luxury/Lake Kitandara Tented Camp/ Silver Back lodge for midrange/ Buhoma Community Bandas for budget

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park-Rwanda

Following breakfast, transfer to Rwanda’s volcanoes national park, you will pass through the beautiful rolling hills and scenery to Rwanda famously known as (land of a thousand hills). You will then transfer to volcanoes national park in Ruhengeri. Volcanoes national park is gifted with a number of few remaining mountain gorillas in the world together with various species of elusive golden monkey and birds. Arrive in the afternoon at the park; the evening is reserved for leisure and preparing for tomorrow’s gorilla tracking activity the most done activity at the park. Overnight stay at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge for luxury /Le bombou Lodge for midrange/Kinigi Guest House budget

Day 6: Gorilla Tracking

Lodges in the Rainforest
Have a hearty breakfast to give you the energy needed for gorilla tracking. Before 7:30am, report to the park Headquarter the park ranger will brief you about gorilla tracking and also to meet your park rangers/ escort. Trekking these giant apes is considered as the most thrilling and the most memorable moment on earth. The time taken to meet gorillas is unpredictable because it depends on their movements, so some levels of physical fitness is required. And it’s also recommended to carry with you packed lunch and bottled water, Light rain gear, strong boots, long khaki or jean trouser, non flash cameras among other. Sit in the forest among the gorillas listen to them grumble to each other, and marvel at the cheer size of the dominant make the silverback. You are strictly allowed to spend only one hour with them. After this wonderful moment come back to the Lodge for leisure.

If you have the evening free why not Ibyiwacu community walk to meet the local community who live around the park, explain to you how they have managed to live in the area entertain you and also introduce to you their traditional healers. Come back at the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge for luxury /Le bombou Lodge for midrange/Kinigi Guest House budget.

Day7: Departure

Begin the day with a leisury breakfast, and then after drive Kigali for a city tour visit places such as the genocide memorial sites, visit the National museum, cultural center and other interesting places in Kigali if time allows. Have lunch in Kigali and then after transfer to Kanombe Airport to meet your departure flight back home and say farewell to Uganda and Rwanda

End of the safari

The tour quotation Includes:

- Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking permits

- Ground transport in a comfortable 4WD safari van equipped for game viewing, photography and touring

- Full board accommodation

- All park entrance fees to include government taxes

- Full time English speaking professional driver/guide

- All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary

- Bottled water while on safari

- Airport transfers

  The tour quotation excludes:

- Tips

- Laundry services

- Beverages/Drinks

- International flights

- Visas

- Items of a personal nature

-Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary