13 Days Uganda Rwanda safari

Combine your gorilla trip with visits to other interesting National Parks in Uganda for more wildlife adventure safaris. Apart from the gorilla in Bwindi, see the lions, bird species, elephants and other animals.

Tour Summary

  • You'll go to

  • You'll visit

  • This tour starts in and ends in

Things to Consider

  • Private Tour

  • Luxury

  • Can depart anytime

  • Can be customized

Activities and Transport

  • Activities :

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Accommodation and Meals

Day Accommodation Meal Plan
1

Murchison River Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Lunch and Dinner
2

Murchison River lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
3

Kibale Forest

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
4

Kibale Forest Camp

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
5

Marafiki Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
6

Mrafiki Safari lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
7

Arcadia Cattages

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
8

Arcadia Cottages

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
9

No accomodation for this day

Breakfast and Lunch

Interested in this tour?

DAY 1: To Murchison Fall NP

Beginning with a panoramic drive northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town, Stop over at Masindi hotel for lunch. Proceed to Murchison via Budongo forest, The Western Arm of the East African Rift valley and Lake Albert. Relax a bit at a situated site atop the spectacular fall where you can see the Nile’s perfected beauty and marvel as it compresses and squeezes itself from over 1 kilometer wide down through a 7-meter canyon. The 150-meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plume of spray – the best thing to ever happen to the Nile. Finally, you can enjoy the sunset as you return to the superb comfort and service of;
Luxury -Paraa Uganda Safaris Lodge
Basic -Red Chillis Camp/ Sambiya River Lodge.

Accommodation

Murchison River Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 2: THE LAUNCH CRUISE ALONG THE NILE

After a cup of tea, embark on an early morning game drive on the northern bank where your guide will help you spot elephants, lions, cape buffalo, Rothchild’s giraffes, hartebeests, waterbucks, oribi, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas, and if you are lucky, leopards. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax at the swimming pool side. After lunch, you will safari upstream by boat to the calm Victoria Nile and the base of the falls just tens of meters from the Devil’s Cauldron. There you can marvel at toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch, you may also see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda Kobs. This is also the habitat of many bird species including goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican bee-eaters, kingfishers, Hornbills, cormorants, and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shots of the photogenic Murchison Falls you will return for dinner and an overnight stay at; 
Luxury -Paraa Uganda Safaris Lodge
Basic -Red Chillis camp/ Sambiya River Lodge

Accommodation

Murchison River lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 3: TO KIBALE NP

We ensure that you carry along your packed breakfast and lunch drive via the Albertine Escarpment of the western Rift valley on the Masindi-Hoima-Fort portal road. This will be an all-day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal, passing through verdant countryside and traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the Fabled Mountains of the Moon. Dinner and overnight at Luxury -Ndali safari lodge or Mid range -Rwenzori View Guest House in Fort portal or Basic -kanyaankyu ecological site preferably in a Sky Tree House.

Accommodation

Kibale Forest

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking

After Breakfast, we shall drive to Kibale Forest N/P, for primate viewing. The activity starts at 8.00 a.m. in the morning. A half day search for chimpanzees and other primates including phoestes, Red-Colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed and grey-cheeked Mangabeys swinging through the dense forest and birds, butterflies and many small insects.T he guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. A visit to Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site is amazing, as we shall encounter rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Lunch can be arranged from Kanyanchu Tourist center or Fort portal. Dinner and overnight -Luxury -Ndali safari Lodge or Mid range -Rwenzori View Guest House in Fort portal or Basic -Sky Tree House

Accommodation

Kibale Forest Camp

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 5: TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NP

After early Breakfast, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range most of the journey. A game drive on En route may be rewarded with a view of waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species. Arrive early for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge. After lunch, Enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching, and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight at Luxury -Mweya Uganda Safari Lodge/Jacana safari lodge, Hippocamp or Basic -Institute of Ecology.

Accommodation

Marafiki Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 6: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING IN KYAMBURA GORGE

After a cup of coffee, with a packed breakfast drive to Kyambura gorge for a forest walk to look for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates. Expect also the hyena, giant forest hog, and lion. The Rangers will provide you with a walking stick if you need one. After trekking, drive back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, go Sightseeing around the creator lakes region set deep into the volcanic creators and Baboon cliff is a wonderfully memorable experience. Visit Lake Katwe to experience local methods of salt mining as well. Evening game drive as you return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Luxury -Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana safari lodge, Hippocamp or Basic -Institute of Ecology.

Accommodation

Mrafiki Safari lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 7: BATWA WALKS IN BWINDI

After a cup of coffee embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to see Lions, Elephants, cape buffalo, Warthogs, leopard, hyena, mongoose, waterbucks, Kobs, and lots many small animals and birds. After the game drive, proceed to Bwindi via Maramagambo and Ishasha sector. As you drive along the road via Ishasha sector, animals such as the waterbucks, elephant, antelopes, buffalo, Kobs, can be seen along the road. Relax around the homestead and sightseeing to visit the local community-Batwa and enjoy the local traditional dance. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kitandara Tented Camp or basic at Buhoma community Bandas.

Accommodation

Arcadia Cattages

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 8: GORILLA TRACKING

There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. Recorded mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, the rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kitandara Tented Camp or basic at Buhoma community Bandas

Accommodation

Arcadia Cottages

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Travel back to kampala

Drive to Kampala, having a stop over at the Equator en-route, a bargain at the roadside markets and see the royal drum makers. Later, transfer to your Hotel/to the Airport for your return flight.

Accommodation

No accomodation for this day

Meals

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Interested in this tour?

Getting There

  • This tour begins in and ends in

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Interested in this tour?

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Excluded from tour

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Important to know

The price for this tour is per person and is based on the number of travelers as indicated. For more information, please inquire.

Price for this tour

Interested in this tour?

Combine your gorilla trip with visits to other interesting National Parks in Uganda for more wildlife adventure safaris. Apart from the gorilla in Bwindi, see the lions, bird species, elephants and other animals.

Tour Summary

  • You'll go to

  • You'll visit

  • This tour starts in and ends in

Things to Consider

  • Private Tour

  • Luxury

  • Can depart anytime

  • Can be customized

Activities and Transport

  • Activities :

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Accommodation and Meals

Day Accommodation Meal Plan
1

Murchison River Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Lunch and Dinner
2

Murchison River lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
3

Kibale Forest

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
4

Kibale Forest Camp

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
5

Marafiki Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
6

Mrafiki Safari lodge

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
7

Arcadia Cattages

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
8

Arcadia Cottages

Luxury accommodation

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
9

No accomodation for this day

Breakfast and Lunch

Interested in this tour?

DAY 1: To Murchison Fall NP

Beginning with a panoramic drive northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town, Stop over at Masindi hotel for lunch. Proceed to Murchison via Budongo forest, The Western Arm of the East African Rift valley and Lake Albert. Relax a bit at a situated site atop the spectacular fall where you can see the Nile’s perfected beauty and marvel as it compresses and squeezes itself from over 1 kilometer wide down through a 7-meter canyon. The 150-meter drop of the falls creates a thunderous roar and a beautiful rainbow in a plume of spray – the best thing to ever happen to the Nile. Finally, you can enjoy the sunset as you return to the superb comfort and service of;
Luxury -Paraa Uganda Safaris Lodge
Basic -Red Chillis Camp/ Sambiya River Lodge.

Accommodation

Murchison River Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 2: THE LAUNCH CRUISE ALONG THE NILE

After a cup of tea, embark on an early morning game drive on the northern bank where your guide will help you spot elephants, lions, cape buffalo, Rothchild’s giraffes, hartebeests, waterbucks, oribi, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas, and if you are lucky, leopards. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax at the swimming pool side. After lunch, you will safari upstream by boat to the calm Victoria Nile and the base of the falls just tens of meters from the Devil’s Cauldron. There you can marvel at toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17-kilometer stretch, you may also see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda Kobs. This is also the habitat of many bird species including goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelican bee-eaters, kingfishers, Hornbills, cormorants, and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shots of the photogenic Murchison Falls you will return for dinner and an overnight stay at; 
Luxury -Paraa Uganda Safaris Lodge
Basic -Red Chillis camp/ Sambiya River Lodge

Accommodation

Murchison River lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 3: TO KIBALE NP

We ensure that you carry along your packed breakfast and lunch drive via the Albertine Escarpment of the western Rift valley on the Masindi-Hoima-Fort portal road. This will be an all-day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal, passing through verdant countryside and traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the Fabled Mountains of the Moon. Dinner and overnight at Luxury -Ndali safari lodge or Mid range -Rwenzori View Guest House in Fort portal or Basic -kanyaankyu ecological site preferably in a Sky Tree House.

Accommodation

Kibale Forest

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking

After Breakfast, we shall drive to Kibale Forest N/P, for primate viewing. The activity starts at 8.00 a.m. in the morning. A half day search for chimpanzees and other primates including phoestes, Red-Colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed and grey-cheeked Mangabeys swinging through the dense forest and birds, butterflies and many small insects.T he guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. A visit to Bigodi swamp eco-tourism site is amazing, as we shall encounter rare and beautiful flora and fauna. Lunch can be arranged from Kanyanchu Tourist center or Fort portal. Dinner and overnight -Luxury -Ndali safari Lodge or Mid range -Rwenzori View Guest House in Fort portal or Basic -Sky Tree House

Accommodation

Kibale Forest Camp

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 5: TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NP

After early Breakfast, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range most of the journey. A game drive on En route may be rewarded with a view of waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species. Arrive early for lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge. After lunch, Enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. This launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching, and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and overnight at Luxury -Mweya Uganda Safari Lodge/Jacana safari lodge, Hippocamp or Basic -Institute of Ecology.

Accommodation

Marafiki Safari Lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 6: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING IN KYAMBURA GORGE

After a cup of coffee, with a packed breakfast drive to Kyambura gorge for a forest walk to look for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates. Expect also the hyena, giant forest hog, and lion. The Rangers will provide you with a walking stick if you need one. After trekking, drive back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, go Sightseeing around the creator lakes region set deep into the volcanic creators and Baboon cliff is a wonderfully memorable experience. Visit Lake Katwe to experience local methods of salt mining as well. Evening game drive as you return to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Luxury -Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana safari lodge, Hippocamp or Basic -Institute of Ecology.

Accommodation

Mrafiki Safari lodge

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 7: BATWA WALKS IN BWINDI

After a cup of coffee embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to see Lions, Elephants, cape buffalo, Warthogs, leopard, hyena, mongoose, waterbucks, Kobs, and lots many small animals and birds. After the game drive, proceed to Bwindi via Maramagambo and Ishasha sector. As you drive along the road via Ishasha sector, animals such as the waterbucks, elephant, antelopes, buffalo, Kobs, can be seen along the road. Relax around the homestead and sightseeing to visit the local community-Batwa and enjoy the local traditional dance. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kitandara Tented Camp or basic at Buhoma community Bandas.

Accommodation

Arcadia Cattages

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 8: GORILLA TRACKING

There is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. Recorded mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, the rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephants, black-fronted duikers, bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs as well as other animals. This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where the time and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorillas are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they interact with each other. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kitandara Tented Camp or basic at Buhoma community Bandas

Accommodation

Arcadia Cottages

Luxury accommodation

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9: Travel back to kampala

Drive to Kampala, having a stop over at the Equator en-route, a bargain at the roadside markets and see the royal drum makers. Later, transfer to your Hotel/to the Airport for your return flight.

Accommodation

No accomodation for this day

Meals

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Interested in this tour?

Getting There

  • This tour begins in and ends in

  • Transportation :

  • Airport (or City) pick up and drop off is included

Interested in this tour?

Included in tour

Excluded from tour

Interested in this tour?

Important to know

The price for this tour is per person and is based on the number of travelers as indicated. For more information, please inquire.

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