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Kampala Uganda

9 Days Wildlife and Gorilla Safari Uganda Rwanda

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Upon landing in Entebbe International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your tour guide / driver who will transfer you to your Hotel in Kampala for relaxation as you wait for dinner and overnight at Kampala Serene Hotel/Hotel Africana/ Hotel Ruch.

Day 2: Kampala City Tour

After having a fully served breakfast at the hotel, you will enjoy a Kampala City Tour, by visiting different cultural and heritage sites incorporating the Kasubi Royal Tombs, Namugongo Martyr’s Shrine, Bahai Tempe, Uganda Museum, Makerere University which is one of the eldest Universities in Africa, the art and craft village and the National Theater for cultural experiences and crafts. After all this, you will return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay as on day one.

Day 3: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After heavy breakfast at the lodge in Kampala, you will meet you’re your and tour guide and transfer to Lake Mburo National Park in western Uganda. Your will have en-route stopover at the Equator in Kayabwe for some educational words from your guide and also photographs. After this, continue with the journey to the Park through Masaka. At your arrival in Lake Mburo National Park you will go for a boat cruise on Lake Mburo, where you will be rewarded with a view of a plenty of water loving animals like Hippos, crocodiles and more. Have your dinner and overnight at Mihingo Lodge/Mantana Luxury Tented Camp/Arcadia Cottages.

Day 4: Game Drive and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will embark on morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park to search for animals like the Zebra, Impala, Eland and other savannah species. Also keep your eyes out for plenty of bird species like African Fin foot, Papyrus, Bush Shrike and more. Later drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive in the Park in lunch time, have lunch and relax for a moment as you wait for the evening Launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel. This will give you the chance to view animals up close, for example hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, bison linger in the shallows. The shores of Kazinga channel are likewise home to a number of bird species incorporating pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others. After this adventurous cruise you will return back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge.

Day 5: Game Drive and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

After having a heavy breakfast at the lodge, you will go for game drive in the Kasenyi area. Here pay special mind to animals, for example the Lions, Buffaloes, Leopard, Elephants, Kobs, Antelopes, Spotted Hyena, forest hog and many others. After is wonderful adventurous game drive, return back to your lodge for refreshments and transfer to Lake Bunyonyi through of Kabale district which is commonly known as the Switzerland of Africa because of its topography full of hills and highlands. You will have dinner and overnight at Arcadia Bungalows/ Bunyonyi Overland Camp/ Bushara Island Camp.

Day 6: Transfer to Rwanda

After having a heavy breakfast at your lodge, you will cross the border of Uganda to Rwanda at Gatuna border and drive to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. At your arrival, you will visit Ruhengeri town and after that transfer to your hotel for unwinding for dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guesthouse/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.

Day 7: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park

After having a breakfast at the lodge, you will go to Volcanoes National Park headquarters for briefing on rules and regulations fallowed while you’re in the jungle with gorillas and Gorilla group allocation. After this you will be accompanied by an experienced ranger guide and penetrate into the forest for a great gorilla trekking adventure. The gorilla trekking activity is somehow tiresome however once you meet the Gorillas, you will doubtlessly disregard all the hardships you experienced to see the Gorillas. Once your track and find these gentle giants you’re allowed to stay with them for a maximum of one hour which will give you a chance to observe them and take photographs. Then you will return to your lodge with a lot of gorilla trek memories for unwinding. In the evening, you can visit the twin lakes of Burera and Ruhondo for cultural encounters. After this you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinigi Guesthouse/Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/le Bambou Gorilla Lodge.

Day 8: Transfer to Kibuye on Lake Kivu

After having a breakfast at the lodge, you will transfer to Kibuye town which is found in the east of Lake Kivu. You will get the initial impression of Rwanda and where this country got its name of The Land of a Thousand hills. At arrival in Kibuye town, you will enjoy a boat ride on Lake Kivu. At this ride you will have a chance to explore the Island of Napoleon’s Hat and additionally enjoy your transfer to Gisenyi town on a boat. This will likewise give you an additional chance of the scenic perspectives of the Nyiragongo Volcano in Congo. After this activity you will have dinner and overnight at Kivu Serena Hotel/Palm Hotel/kibuye Guesthouse/Bethanie Hotel.

Day 9: Transfer back to Kigali and departure

After enjoying your breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Kigali city for a short city tour visit the Genocide memorial sites, local markets, and do last minute shopping and transfer to the Airport for your flight back home.

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