7 DAYS RWANDA AND UGANDA PRIMATE SAFARI

Overview

A 7 Days Uganda primate safari including wildlife viewing, and gorilla tracking tour in Rwanda and Uganda starts and ends in Kigali.

After gorilla trekking in volcanoes, travelers can choose to go for chimpanzee trekking/ canopy walk in Nyungwe forest

Boat cruise on Lake Kivu or else connect to Lake Bunyonyi for canoeing and game viewing in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth national park.

Highlights

  • Musanze City Tour
  • Mountain Gorilla Trekking
  • Gorilla Guardian Village Tour
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Kigali Genocide Memorial Tour
  • Belgian Memorial Tour
  • All mentioned tanzania destinations and activities

Itineraries

DAY ONE: ARRIVE IN KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Your 7 days Rwanda and Uganda primate safari will start On arrival, our representative will welcome and transfer you to Volcanoes National park. You will enjoy a spectacular scenic view of the Virunga Mountains en route.

DAY TWO: GORILLA TREKKING ADVENTURE & IBY’IWACU CULTURAL VILLAGE

Take your early morning breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for the briefing before commencing the mountain gorilla trekking.

You will spend at least an hour interacting with these awesome gorillas – take photographs as they feed or dramatically play around.

After lunch visit, Iby’iwacu Cultural Village – get immersed in real Kinyarwanda cultural practices! Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. End of 2nd day Rwanda and Uganda primate safari.

DAY THREE: DIAN FOSSEY TOMB TOUR

After your breakfast undertake a hike to Karisoke Research Centre to witness the graveyard for the famous primatologist – The Late Dian Fossey. Later transfer to Lake Kivu for relaxation at the beach and stay overnight at the hotel/ homestay. End of 3rd day Rwanda and Uganda primate safari package.

DAY FOUR: TRANSFER TO NYUNGWE FOREST OR KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK (UGANDA)

After your breakfast, you will then drive to southern Rwanda to Nyungwe forest national park. Alternatively, cross to Uganda’s Kibale forest national park

The most renowned primates park in Africa, with over 13 primates species in one forest. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel around Nyungwe or Uganda. End of 4th day Rwanda and Uganda primate safari.

DAY FIVE: CHIMPANZEE TREKKING

After breakfast transfer to the park headquarters to be briefed about the “dos and don’ts” while with the chimps in the forest. Your guide will transfer you to the starting point for Chimps tracking.

Expect to encounter the chimps and many other primates like the black and white monkeys and various bird species along the trail.

Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (luxury)/ Nyungwe Top View Lodge(Deluxe)/ Gisakura Guest House (budget). If in Uganda, this afternoon transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for an overnight stay at your preferred hotel. End of 5th day Rwanda and Uganda primate safari tour.

DAY SIX: COLOBUS MONKEY TRACKING AND CANOPY WALK OR GAME DRIVES IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Take breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing by the park warden. Begin the forest hike along with other visitors and park rangers following trails to the colobus monkeys.

In the alternative, a canopy walk is another highlight worth undertaking. Dinner and overnight stay at Nyungwe Forest Lodge (luxury)/ Nyungwe Top View Lodge(Deluxe)/ Gisakura Guest House (budget

In case you opt for Uganda, a game drive in the park and a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel will be a big highlight and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury)/Park View Safari Lodge(mid-range)/Enganzi Lodge (budget).

DAY SEVEN: KIGALI CITY TOUR AND DEPARTURE

Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Kigali for your scheduled flight back home. Visit Murambi Memorial, Nyanza palace or Butare Museum en route.

In case you are to travel the following day, a city tour that includes visiting the handicrafts market and Gisozi genocide site would be optional. End of service of Rwanda and Uganda Primate Safari Tour.

  • Ground transportation in a Jeep Car Vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Meals + Accommodation – 6 nights
  • All Park entrance fees
  • Gorilla Permit
  • Gorilla Guardian Permit
  • All wildlife safaris costs
  • Service of an English-speaking driver-guide
  • All Mentioned activities except optional one
  • Airfares & Rwanda and Uganda Visa
  • Luxury drinks/Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips to local guides
  • Personal insurance and shopping
  • Laundry
  • Umbrella
  • Entrance Fees