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14 Day Uganda-Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari.

This 14 Day Uganda-Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari prestigious combined  safari takes you across Uganda borders to Rwanda – famously known as a country of “A thousand Hills and a Million Smiles.” You will compare the unique features Uganda and Rwanda, from the Gorillas both countries share, the green vegetation cover and the rolling hills and valleys. You will meet eye to eye with the amazing Gorillas and Chimpanzees in their natural habitat, one of Africa’s major highlights.

Itinerary Highlights:

 

UGANDA

Kampala City:
On your arrival at Entebbe International Airport and after being transferred to your Kampala accommodation, an evening city tour shall be conducted with options of visiting  either Kampala City Center (Central Business), Nakasero Market, Uganda Martyrs shrine at Namugongo, Bahai Temple, Kasumbi Tombs or Gaddafi Mosque.

Murchison Falls National Park:
Murchison Falls National Park is a magnificent wildlife reserve located in northwestern Uganda, spanning across the districts of Masindi, Nwoya, and Kiryandongo. It is the largest and oldest national park in Uganda, offering a stunning combination of diverse wildlife, scenic landscapes, and the breathtaking Murchison Falls, after which the park is named.

Kibale Forest National Park:
With its primate diversity and being the leading national park for birders. Kibale Forest National park is a must visit destination while exploring the Pear of Africa (Uganda).Primates like Elephants and Chimps are citizens here.

Queen Elizabeth National Park:
With outstanding features like its biodiversity, Kazinga Channel, Kyambura Gorge, Conservation Efforts (African Elephants and Chimps), there is nothing like exploring Uganda without a visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park”
For Gorilla trekking and Batwa trails, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is an outstanding destination

 

RWANDA

Volcanoes National Park:

Volcanoes National Park is situated in northwestern Rwanda and covers an area of approximately 160 square kilometers (62 square miles).
The park is renowned for its diverse array of wildlife, including the endangered mountain gorillas. It is home to about a third of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population, making it a critical area for gorilla conservation.
Apart from gorillas, the park supports other wildlife, such as golden monkeys, black-fronted duikers, buffalo, and various bird species. The diverse ecosystem adds to the park’s overall ecological significance.
The landscape of Volcanoes National Park is characterized by rugged volcanic terrain, as it is situated within the Virunga Mountains, a chain of volcanoes. The dormant volcanoes within the park offer stunning scenery and opportunities for hiking and adventure.

Dian Fossey Legacy
: Volcanoes National Park gained international attention through the work of the late American primatologist Dian Fossey.


Kigali City:
The iconic experiences and places in Kigali city like the Kigali Genocide Memorial, Inema Art Center, Kimironko Market, Nyamirambo Neighborhood, Caplaki Crafts Village and Kigali Convention Center.

 

Detailed Itinerary:


Day 1: Arrival in Uganda and Transfer to Your Accommodation.

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our driver guide who will welcome you and transfer you to your accommodation facility, depending on your arrival time you will either visit the Botanical Gardens at Entebbe or you will relax to your lodge/hotel.

Destination: Kampala (City)

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Kaazi Beach Resort or Similar

Mid-Range

Casia Lodge or Similar

Budget

Acactus Hotel or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park Through Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast and embark on your journey to Murchison falls National Park with a stopover at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking. Then proceed to Murchison Falls National Park arriving late evening, check-in have dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Paraa Safari Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Pakuba Safari Lodge or Similar

Budget

Hornbill Bush Lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 3: Morning game Drive and Afternoon Sun Downer Boat Safari – Hike to the Top of the Falls.

Wake up early morning, have breakfast and go for a game drive. Return to the lodge for a hot lunch and then go for a boat cruise on the Nile in afternoon. Return to the lodge/hotel, dinner and overnight.

Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Paraa Safari Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Pakuba Safari Lodge or Similar

Budget

Hornbill Bush Lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale National Park via Lake Albert Fishing Village.

Wake up early morning have breakfast visit the top of the falls before you embark onto your journey to Kibale Forest National Park, stopover for lunch in Fort Portal town, after lunch you will proceed to your accommodation facility for dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Primate  Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Kibale Forest Camp or Similar

Budget

Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park: – 14 Day Uganda-Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari.

Wake up early morning have breakfast transfer to Kibale Forest National Park headquarters where you will be briefed by park ranger/guide and then you will be allocated a Chimpanzee group or family that you will visit for a day and after spotting man’s closest relative, you will only be allowed an hour with them then return to the park headquarters for graduation (you will receive trekking certificates), get into your car (s) and return to the lodge/hotel. Here you will have optional activities i.e. you can do the swamp walk, top of the world hike, or a community walk.

Destination: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Primate  Lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Kibale Forest Camp or Similar

Budget

Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for an Evening Sunset Game Drive.

Wake up in the morning have breakfast leisurely transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving on time for Lunch, check-in have lunch and relax. Later in the evening you will go for a sunset game drive. Return to the lodge, dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Mweya Safari lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Buffalo Safari Lodge or Similar

Budget

The Bush Lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 7: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel into Lake Edward.

Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and go for yet another game drive, after the game drive return to the lodge for a hot lunch. After Lunch go for a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will have a chance to see a group of hippos, crocodiles, waterbirds, other wildlife that will have come to drink water at the channel and other marine wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Mweya Safari lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Buffalo Safari Lodge or Similar

Budget

The Bush Lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 8: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with an Enroute Game Drive in Ishasha Sector for Tree Climbing Lions.

Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with a game drive enroute in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park in search for the tree climbing lions. Proceed to Bwindi arriving late evening check in, have dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Ichumbi Gorilla lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Rushaga Gorilla Camp or Similar

Budget

Bweza Safari lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 9: Gorilla Trekking Experience – Optional Batwa Trail Experience.

Wake up in the morning have breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarters for a briefing and you will be allocated a gorilla group/family for trekking and then head out to look for the Gentle Giants. Once you spot them you will stay with them for one hour then return back to the park offices for your graduation (you will be awarded with trekking certificates). Get back into your cars and return to the hotel/lodge or you can do optional activities like community walk, Batwa or waterfall walk. Dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Ichumbi Gorilla lodge or Similar

Mid-Range

Rushaga Gorilla Camp or Similar

Budget

Bweza Safari lodge or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 10: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park for Diana Fosse’s Grave Trek or Golden Monkey Hike.

Wakeup early morning, have breakfast and transfer to Volcanoes National Park arriving on time for lunch, check-in and have lunch, have afternoon leisurely or go for optional activities i.e. visiting Iwachu-Murugo or go for a community walk. Returns to the hotel/lodge have dinner and overnight stay

Destination: Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas)

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel or Similar

Mid-Range

Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Similar

Budget

Kinigi Cottage or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 11: Trek Diana Fossey Grave – or Golden Monkey Hike.

Wake up early morning, have breakfast and transfer to the park headquarters for either golden monkey hike or Diana Fosses’ grave hike. After hiking return to your car and get back to your lodge/hotel, have dinner and an overnight stay.

Destination: Volcanoes National Park (Gorillas).

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel or Similar

Mid-Range

Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge or Similar

Budget

Kinigi Cottage or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 12: Transfer to Kigali for a City Tour – 14 Day Uganda-Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari.

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast and transfer to Kigali arriving on time for lunch check-in at your hotel/lodge, after lunch go for a city tour visiting Gisozi Genocide memorial and Caplaki. Time allowing Proceed to visit the oldest Nyamirambo town in Kigali which has a stretched neighborhood found in southwestern corner of Kigali that envelopes diverse behavior with dominance of Arab – like Culture. Return to the lodge/hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Destination: Kigali (City).

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Kigali Serena Hotel or Similar

Mid-Range

Kigali Marriott Hotel or Similar

Budget

Eagle View Lodge Kigali or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 13: Relaxing in Kigali with an Option of Shopping: – 14 Day Uganda-Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari.

Wake up leisurely, have breakfast and this day you have a free day where you may either go for a shopping or walk around Kigali or enjoy the facilities at the lodge/hotel.

Destination: Kigali (City).

Accommodation Options:

Luxury

Kigali Serena Hotel or Similar

Mid-Range

Kigali Marriott Hotel or Similar

Budget

Eagle View Lodge Kigali or Similar

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

Day 14: Transfer to Kigali International Airport for your Flight Back Home.

Wake up at leisure, have breakfast check-out and transfer to Kigali/Kanombe International Airport. This marks the end of our 14 Day Uganda-Rwanda Wildlife & Primate Safari.

Thank you for choosing Arcadia Safaris and we hope to see you (or any referral) when you next visit!!!

Destination: Kigali (Kigali International Airport)

Accommodation Option: No (Unless on request)

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Round Trip Airport Transfers (pick up and drop off)
  • Private transportation in a 4×4 Safari Cars
  • Meals specified on a Full Board basis
  • Accommodation with ensuite facility
  • Applicable Park entrance & activities Fees
  • English speaking professional Driver-Guide
  • Chimpanzee Trekking Permit Fees
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit Fees
  • Boarder Crossing Fees
  • All hotel/lodge pickups and drop off
  • All Taxes
  • Bottled drinking water and Fruits while on safari
  • Activities as stipulated in the itinerary (except those stated as “optional”

 

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Flight Fares (unless requested)
  • Country entry Visa
  • Personal/Travel insurance
  • Telephone charges
  • Laundry
  • Bar bills and all other kinds of drinks except water
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Souvenirs, gifts and Tips
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Covid-19 and other related tests and vaccinations

 

RATES PER PERSON: (Tour Rates/Prices are Per Person and exclude International Flight from/to your home Country).

 

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