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7-Day Rwanda & Uganda gorilla safari and wildlife tour

7-Day Rwanda & Uganda gorilla safari and wildlife tour

7-Day Rwanda & Uganda gorilla safari and wildlife tour: This itinerary offers a mix of wildlife, culture, and leisure, ensuring you have a memorable trip to Rwanda and Uganda.

Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and Transfer to Hotel

Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by mond safaris  representative who will transfer you to your hotel. You have three accommodation options to choose from: Kigali Serena (luxury), The Manor Hotel (mid-range), and Discover Rwanda Hostel (low budget). Spend the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing and preparing for the adventure ahead.

Accommodation Options:
Hotel Villa Portofino Kigali -budge
M Hotel – midrange
Kigali Serena Hotel- Luxury

Day 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda

After breakfast, you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, a journey of approximately 5 hours. Enjoy the scenic drive through the rolling hills of Rwanda and the lush countryside of Uganda. Arrive at your accommodation in the park in the afternoon, and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation options:
Kazinga wilderness camp- budget
Buffalo safari lodge- Mid-range
mweya safari lodge- Luxury

Day 3: Lion Experiential/Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise

lion safari

Early in the morning, embark on a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park to see a variety of wildlife including lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and more. After lunch, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, which connects Lake George and Lake Edward, to see hippos, crocodiles, and numerous bird species.

Accommodation options:
Kazinga wilderness camp- budget
Buffalo safari lodge- midrange
mweya safari lodge- Luxury

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi and Batwa Community Experience

After breakfast, transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas. On the way, stop at a Batwa community to learn about their culture and way of life. In the afternoon, arrive at your accommodation in Bwindi and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation options:
Bwindi Backpackers Lodge- Budget
Rushaga gorilla lodge- Mid-range
Four gorilla lodge- Luxury

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking and Transfer to Musanze in Rwanda

Rwanda & Uganda gorilla safari Today is the highlight of your trip – gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest. After breakfast and a briefing by park rangers, set off to track gorillas in their natural habitat. Spend up to one hour observing the gentle giants before returning to the lodge. In the afternoon, cross the border back into Rwanda and transfer to Musanze for overnight.

Accommodation options:
amarembo gorilla village- budget
La locanda lodge Mid-range
Bisate Lodge- Luxury

Day 6: Golden Monkey Tracking and Transfer to Kigali

In the morning, go on a golden monkey tracking excursion in Volcanoes National Park. These playful primates are endemic to the Virunga Mountains and offer a unique experience in the wild. After the trek, transfer back to Kigali and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation options:
Hotel Villa Portofino Kigali -budge
M Hotel – midrange
Kigali Serena Hotel- Luxury

Day 7: Kigali City Tour and Shopping, Transfer to Kigali Airport

After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Kigali, visiting landmarks such as the Genocide Memorial and the local markets. Shop for souvenirs and gifts to take home before transferring to Kigali International Airport for your departure flight.

 

Includes:

-English speaking guide
-Ground transportation.
-Gorilla permit
-Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
-Mineral water on board
-City Tour
-Border crossing fees

Excludes

-All expenses of personal nature like Airfare
-Rwanda Entry Visa
-Other drinks apart from drinking water
-Laundry services but some hotels can arrange this for extra cost
-Tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking
-personal insurance, personal shopping bills, and cigarettes

 

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