7 days Uganda Rwanda Primate and Wildlife safari

7 days Uganda Rwanda Primate and Wildlife safari

7 days Uganda Rwanda Primate and Wildlife safari

7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari is a combined Uganda and Rwanda safari that will take you into the pearl of Africa to trek chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park, visit Queen Elizabeth national park for bot Game drive and boat cruise adventure, and head to Bwindi impenetrable national park for a thrilling gorilla trekking before connecting to Rwanda for yet a golden monkey trekking safari in Volcanoes national park. This 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari starts from Kampala Uganda and ends in Kigali Rwanda.

Highlights of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari

  • Day 1: Transfer to Kibale forest national park
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 5: Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park
  • Day 6: Transfer to Volcanoes national park
  • Day 7: Golden Monkey trekking and transfer to Kigali for departures

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Kibale forest national park

  • Transfer from Kampala to Kibale forest national park: In the morning on day 1 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari, you will either be picked up from a hotel in Kampala or from Entebbe international airport upon landing. In case you are landing on the day of your safari, ensure that your flight lands in the morning at least by 10:00 am I order to have enough time for a drive to Kibale forest national park a home to 1 3 species of primates. Upon arrival, you will check in at your lodge, have dinner and overnight sleep.

Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

  • Chimpanzee trekking: After breakfast on day 2 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari, pack some snacks and drinking water and be driven by your safari driver to Kanyanchu at the park headquarters for a briefing. After briefing, you will penetrate into the forest alongside armed rangers and local guides to start the trek of the habituated chimpanzee troop. Look out for other wildlife species in the forest during the trek including Baboons, monkeys, elephants, bush babies, Pottos and be able to identify several species of plants with in the forest. The entire move in the forest will take you about 2 -4 hours and after finding the chimpanzees, stay in their vicinity for one hour taking photographs and watching their as they go on with their daily activities in the forest. After the trek, return to the park headquarters where you will be picked by your driver and returned to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, check out and be driven from Kibale forest national park to Queen Elizabeth national park where you will arrive in the evening for check in, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park

  • Game drive and boat cruise: Breakfast will be enjoyed in time on day 3 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari then meet your driver-guide for a transfer to Kasenyi plains which is the best sector in Queen Elizabeth national park that conducts fascinating game drive adventures due to the thrilling savanna vegetation cover which attract plenty of wildlife species including mammals and birds. Amongst the wildlife seen during game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park include; Lions, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, giraffes, Uganda kob, antelopes, leopards, bushbucks among others. After the game drive, you will be transferred back to your lodge for lunch. After having your lunch, you will embark on an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel to watch the crocodiles, Hippos and other wildlife that flock the kazinga channel in search of water.

Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park

  • Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park: After breakfast on day 4 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari, check out of the lodge with packed lunch and meet your safari driver to be driven to Ishasha sector for yet a thrilling game drive amidst tree-climbing lions. The remaining population of these tree climbing lions is found in Lake Manyara national park Tanzania. After spending time on a game drive, have your lunch under the tree and exit Queen Elizabeth national park to proceed your Journey to Bwindi impenetrable national park a home to the largest population of the still living endangered mountain gorillas. You are expected to arrive in the evening, have dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park

  • Mountain gorilla trekking: Once you are done with breakfast on day 5 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari, pack drinking water, snacks and meet your safari driver to be driven to the park headquarters for a pre-briefing and finally set off into the impenetrable forest to search for habituated mountain gorillas. You may take about 2 hours to 8 hours to allocate the gorilla family and then spend an hour with them in their natural habitats taking photographs, and closely viewing them at a 7m distance. Trek back to pick up your gorilla trekking certificate and return to the lodge for either a relaxed evening or have a batwa experience to learn more about the lifestyle of ancient forest dwellers the batwa.
7 days Uganda Rwanda Primate and Wildlife safari
7 days Uganda Rwanda Primate and Wildlife safari

Day 6: Transfer to Volcanoes national park

  • Transfer to Volcano
  • es national park Rwanda: Wake up on a relaxed breakfast at your lodge on day 6 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda primate and wildlife safari, check out and start the journey from Bwindi impenetrable national park to Volcanoes national park Rwanda. Lunch will be enroute and upon arrival in Rwanda, you will proceed the journey to Kiningi/ Ruhengeri where you will check in your reserved hotel, have an evening walk to visit the twin lakes of Burela and Ruhondo then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Golden Monkey trekking and transfer to Kigali for departures

  • Golden monkey trekking in Volcanoes national park: On day 7 of 7 days Uganda Rwanda safari, have your breakfast as early as possible then be driven to the park headquarters in Kiningi for a briefing with other trekkers. After the short briefing by the rangers, you will start the journey in the habitat of golden monkeys and start the search. This will take you about 30 minutes to 3 hours to encounter these primates then spend one hour in their presence watching them, taking photographs and learning more about their manners. After the trek, return to the park headquarters to meet your driver for a drive back to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, take a cool shower, check out and meet your safari driver to set off from Kiningi/ Ruhengeri and be driven to Kigali for a city tour and finally be dropped off at Kigali international airport for departures.

END OF 7 DAYS UGANDA RWANDA PRIMATE AND WILDLIFE SAFARI

Inclusive in 7 days Uganda Rwanda safari

  • Uganda Gorilla trekking permit
  • Uganda chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Rwanda golden monkey trekking permit
  • An English speaking tour guide
  • A 4×4 safari vehicle for ground transportation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Accommodation for 6 nights
  • Rangers
  • Park entrance fees
  • All mentioned activities

Exclusive in 7 days Uganda Rwanda safari

  • Visas
  • Air tickets
  • Life insurance
  • Laundry 
  • Souvenirs
  • Porter 
  • Tips
  • Optional activities
  • Additional accommodation
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