12 Days Uganda, Congo and Rwanda Safari

12 Days Uganda, Congo and Rwanda Safari

Day 1; Arrival & Hotel Transfer

You will be welcomed by our company representative upon your arrival at Entebbe airport and transferred to the lodge in Kampala where you will unwind, enjoy dinner and stay overnight at Cassia Lodge

Day 2; Transfer to Murchison falls National Park

Enjoy breakfast and drive to Murchison falls national park. It will take you around 5 hours from Kampala with about 305 km. You will enter through Kichumbanyobo gate and visit the top of the falls and then proceed to Murchison River Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3; Game drive and launch cruise – Murchison Falls

Early morning breakfast and then go for a game drive where you will spot various animal species like elephants, giraffes, lions, Uganda kobs among others.

In the afternoon; you will go for a launch cruise on the park’s main tourist attraction the unique

Murchison Falls as well as the River Nile with its streaming hippo and serried ranges of crocodile along the sandbanks, as well as large numbers of different species getting down to drink & bathe. Dinner and overnight at Murchison River Lodgeas above.

Day 4; Transfer to Kibale National Park

You will have breakfast and then drive to Kibale national park. This is a full day drive. You will have lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee forest guest house

Day 5; Chimpanzee trekking- Kibale forest

Have early morning breakfast and go for briefing and start chimpanzee trekking. Kibale Forest National Park is one of the best safari destinations in Africa for Chimpanzee tracking. Kibale’s

795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and with the most varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is place to a number of forest wildlife, most especially 13 species of primate coupled with chimpanzees.

After trekking, you will have lunch and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Park View Safari Lodge.

Day 6; Game drive and launch cruise- Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will go for early morning game drive in the Kasenyi sector where you may spot various animals like the elephants, Uganda kobs, leopards among others. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and in the afternoon, you will go for a launch cruise where you will spot various wateranimals like Hippos and crocodiles. The cruise will also enrich you with various water birds. Dinner and overnight at Park View Safari Lodge as above.

Day 7; Transfer to Bwindi

After having your morning breakfast, you will set off for Bwindi passing through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park where you may spot some tree climbing lions. You will have lunch en-route, arriving in Bwindi in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Day 8; Gorilla trekking – Bwindi

After an early morning breakfast you will drive to the park headquarters for briefing and go for gorilla trekking, this could take 4-6 hours depending on the movements of the gorillas. After trekking, return for dinner and overnight at IchumbiGorilla Lodge as above

Day 9: Golden Monkey Trekking &Transfer to Gisenyi

Wake up to an early morning breakfast and go for Golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga national park. It’s a 2 to 3 hours activity which also gives you great views of the park and birds.

Return to the starting point and where you will meet your driver / guide and transfer to Gisenyi arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Paradise Malahide.

Day 10: Nyiragongo Hike

Wake up to an early breakfast and cross the border by 8:30am and proceed Kibati to begin your Nyiragongo hike with overnight at the summit.

Day 11: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Descend Nyiragongo and cross back into Rwanda through the Gisenyi boarder and transfer to Nyungwe forest with lunch en-route and arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Nyungwe Top View Hill Hotel.

Day 12; Chimpanzee Tracking & Transfer to Kigali

Breakfast will be served early and go for Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest. This lasts 3 to 5 hours and embark on you journey to Kigali with lunch en-route and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.