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14 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Rwanda Safari

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14 Days Gorilla Adventure Tour

14-Days Gorilla Adventure Tour spans two of Africa’s most beautiful countries; Uganda and Rwanda. Gorillas in these countries can be seen in the three prominent national parks, such national parks  for example Bwindi Impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park in Uganda, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda. Besides the tour exhibits  nature like Rwanda`s picturesque scenery with charming city, mountains for instance Virunga mountains , culture and history through numerous touristic sites such as Leaning tower of Pisa, Khai Dinh Tomb, Great Sphinx of Giza, The Colosseum all in Rwanda, The Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Nyero Rock Paintings, Source Of The Nile ,Baha’i Temple all in Uganda that are visited.

Highlights

Arrival at Entebbe Airport

Drive to Murchison falls

Morning game drive & afternoon boat cruise

Drive to fort portal

Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest

Move to queen Elizabeth national park

Game drive & boat cruise

Drive to Ishasha

Move to lake Bunyonyi

Gorilla trekking

Drive to Ruhengeri in Rwanda

Activities in the Virunga mountain

Transfer to lake kivu

Shift to Kigali & then depart

Detailed itinerary

Day1; Arrival at Entebbe Airport

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalization of the form, you shall be welcomed by your guide who will then drive you to your accommodation. However, the guest house is located in the quiet environs of Entebbe town a few minutes’ drive from the airport.

Main destination – Entebbe (City, Uganda)

Accommodation:

Entebbe stay guest house

mid-range guest house

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day2;Drive to Murchison Falls National Park via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After your break first, you will start your journey to Murchison Falls National Park driving through Kampala city. For now, you will stop at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will have a walking safari to the white rhinos that have been re-introduced in Uganda. In the same way, in the afternoon, proceed to the legendary Murchison Falls National Park.

Main destination – Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary (Uganda)

Accommodation:

Murchison river lodge

mid-range lodge

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and throughout

Day3; Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Ride

After your break first, you will go for an early morning game drive. The trip directly takes you through beautiful landscapes made up of savannah grasslands down to the delta point in search of lions, leopards, hyenas, buffalo, elephants and several antelopes as well as bird types. On top of that, in the afternoon you will have a boat trip on the River Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls. Later enjoy the spectacular water falls.

Main destination – Murchison falls 

Day4; Drive to Fort Portal

After your break first, you will depart Murchison Falls National Park and drive to Fort Portal. For the moment, this is a day-long drive through the scenic countryside. However, you will drive past numerous tea plantations before reaching Fort Portal in the evening.

Main destination Fort Portal (Town, Uganda)

Accommodation:

Nyaika hotel

mid-range hotel

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day5; Chimpanzee Tracking and Swamp Walk in Kibale Forest National Park

After your breakfast, then proceed to Kibale Forest for chimpanzee trekking in the jungles. 14Day Gorilla Adventure Tour, In the same way, in the afternoon, you will take a walk through Bigodi Swamp which is a hub for many birds and animal types. Furthermore, Kibale National Park is home for over 20 animals types and hundreds of birds types.

Main destination  Kibale forest park (Chimps)

Accommodation;

Primates lodge

mid range lodge

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day6; Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After your breakfast, you will drive straight away to the world’s famous Queen Elizabeth National Park and you will cross the equator along the way. Then have an evening game drive in search of the vast animal species and birds.

Main destination  queen Elizabeth Park 

Accommodation;

Bush lodge

mid range lodge

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 7; Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Ride on Kazinga Channel

Firstly start the day with an exciting early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, famously known world-over for its high biodiversity of flora and fauna. 14Day Gorilla Adventure Tour, In the afternoon, take the amazing boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, revealing hundreds of hippos as well as numerous bird species, some of which are seasonal “immigrants” from Europe.

Main destination queen Elizabeth Park 

Accommodation:

Pumba safari lodge

Mid-range lodge

Meals & Drinks:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day8; Drive to Ishasha Sector

For now you will drive to Ishasha, the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Meanwhile this sector is famous for the tree-climbing lions. Then  have a game drive searching for tree-climbing lions in the woodlands and after, you will check in at your lodge and relax.

Main destination Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation:

Ishasha wilderness camp

Mid-range lodge

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch & dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day9; Drive to Lake Bunyonyi

However, today you’ll start your journey to one of the most beautiful places in Uganda, Lake Bunyonyi which means a place with “many small birds”. Aalong the way you will have spectacular views of the terraces of the Ugandan mountains. This area is called the “Switzerland of Uganda”.

Main destination Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda)

Accommodation:

Bunyonyi overland resort

mid-range resort

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 10; Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This morning you will experience gorilla trekking which is also one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but it is well worth the effort. Thereafter, you will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about gorillas, flora and fauna in this national park.

Main destination Bwindi impenetrable Forrest national park 

Accommodation;

Ruhija gorilla safari lodge

mid range

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 11; Drive to Ruhengeri in Rwanda

After your break first, you will drive to Rwanda fondly known as the “land of a thousand hills.” enjoy the stunning landscapes along the way to Volcanoes National Park. however, Volcanoes National Park is a national park in northwestern Rwanda. In the same way, it covers 160 km² of rainforest and encompasses five of the eight volcanoes in the Virunga Mountains, namely Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabinyo.

Main destination Musanze (City, Rwanda)

Accommodation:

Gorilla volcanoes

mid-range lodge

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 12; Activities in the Virunga Mountain Ranges and Drive to Gisenyi

However, the volcanic chain “Virunga” is a breathtaking beauty of old volcanoes rising almost 5000 meters, completely covered by dense, green rainforest. Eventually, you will choose an activity to undertake;-
-Trek the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park.
-Hike the 3,711m high Mt Bisoke.
-Visit the grave of the famous gorilla researcher Dian Fossey.
-Visit habituated Golden monkeys.
In the afternoon, you will leave Ruhengeri and proceed south to Gisenyi on Lake Kivu. You will take a walk through the fashionable lakeside resort, as well as to the border post within DR Congo.

Main destination Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

Accommodation;

lakeside resort

mid-range Hotel

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits  throughout

Day 13; Relax at Lake Kivu

Today, you will choose to spend the rest of the day relaxing at the hotel, you may also take a walk to the fashionable lakeside resort and or go for a boat ride on the lake.  Additionally lake Kivu is one of the African great lakes and it lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. 14 Day Gorilla Adventure Tour, It is also in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Finally the lake empties into the Ruzizi River which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika.

Main destination Lake Kivu (Rwanda)

Accommodation:

kivu safari lodge

mid-range hotel

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 14; Drive to Kigali and Departure

Meanwhile, today you will drive to Kigali City the capital of Rwanda. Enjoy the beautiful scenery on the way  however on your arrival in Kigali, you will visit the Genocide Museum in Gisozi. While in the evening you will drive to the airport and take your flight back home. Thus the end of our safari. Thank you for specifically choosing Bonobos African Safari Holidays and we hope to see you again.

Main destination Kigali (City, Rwanda)

Accommodation: No accommodation(end of tour)

Meals plan;

Break first(lunch and dinner excluded)

Water and fruits throughout

 

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