13 Days Uganda and Rwanda Safari


Explore the Uganda and Rwanda on a thrilling 13 day adventure Safari.

  • Day 1: AIRPORT TRANSFER
  • Day 2: KAMPALA-MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
  • Day 3:Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 4: MURCHISON FALLS – FORT PORTAL.
  • Day 5: FORT PORTAL KIBALE PARK – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONL PARK.
  • Day 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
  • Day 7: Queen Elizabeth – Rwanda
  • Day 8: Gorilla tracking Park des Volcans 
  • Day 9: Ruhengeri – Kigali – Mburo
  • Day 10: LAKE MBURO- KAMPALA
  • Day 11: Day will be for Jinja or white water rafting
  • Day 12: City tour / Relax Day
  • Day 13: KAMPALA NGAMBA – KAMPALA / AIRPORT TRANSFER

(We can arrange your overnight incase your flight is for following day)

Package includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Package Excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Day 1: AIRPORT TRANSFER
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport at will be met by Travel Hemispheres representative who doubles as your driver and guide, will drive you to Entebbe town/Kampala city hotels dinner and overnight at Metropole Hotel BD.

Day 2: KAMPALA-MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive to Murchison falls. Will divert to The Rhino Sanctuary at Ziwa Ranch for rhino viewing. After will drive to Masindi town , stop for lunch at Masindi town. After lunch proceed to Murchison falls. Visit the top of the falls an exciting point where millions of gallons of water squeeze in 6-7 meter gap with thunderous sound before falling down 40 meters forming placid river. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Sambiya River Lodge/Murchison Falls River Lodge /Red Chili FB : http://www.paraalodge.com

Day 3:Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning take game drive looking for wildlife. Murchison Falls is the largest national park in the country and harbors different flora and fauna. Your game drive in the morning with a local guide who will assist you to sight wild game in the northern bank of River Nile where concentrations of game are in common sight of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, lions leopards hyenas and many bird species are a common sight. After lunch in the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the famous River Nile up to the bottom of falls viewing variety of game that throng along banks of the river. Chances of sighting the shoe bill stork are many though not a guarantee and many more bird species continue up to the bottom of the falls where you will see animals like schools of hippos, crocodiles and many species of birds dinner and overnight. FB http://www.paraalodge.com or at Murchison Falls River Lodge, Sambiya River lodge.

Day 4: MURCHISON FALLS – FORT PORTAL.
Morning after breakfast proceed to   Fort Portal /Kibale with packed lunch. Drive in one of the remotest parts of this country enjoying different forest environment and other savannah woodland vegetation plus communities along the road stop where you find local market to mix briefly with local people. Arrival will be a in the evening enjoy nice views of the mountains of the moon on clear days. Will settle in at Mountains of the Moon hotel or Fort Motel . Dinner and overnight. FB http://www.mountainsofthemoon.co.ug/ or at Kluges Farm Guest House or Toro Resort.

Day 5: FORT PORTAL KIBALE PARK – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONL PARK.
Morning drive to Kibale national park famous for chimpanzee tracking Visit Bigodi and later proceed to Queen Elizabeth. After drive back to Fort Portal stopping for lunch and after continue to Queen Elizabeth national park. Drive along the foot of Mountain Rwenzori and on clear days enjoys its nice ice peaks that remain wonder on equator line. Dinner and overnight Simba safari Lodge http://www.ugandalodges.com/lodges/simba or Mweya safari Lodge, Buffalo Safari Lodge .

Day 6: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Early Breakfast in the morning, carryout game drive to catch-up with the early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. You are likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas and leopards, bushbuck, waterbuck and stripped jackal, and of-course the several warthogs.

After lunch take boat cruise on Kazinga channel connecting lake George and Lake Edward viewing different game lion, elephant, buffalo and many more plus plenty of birdlife. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge. FB www.mweyalodge.com

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth – Rwanda
After breakfast you will drive Kyambura gorge to track chimpanzees . After picnic lunch, drive towards Kabale the hhighlands once known as Switzerland of Africa and continue to Kisoro the border town and cross into Rwanda drive short distance to Mountain Gorilla View Lodge. Dinner and overnight FB http://www.3bhotels.com/welcome

Day 8: Gorilla tracking Park des Volcans 
Day for gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans (PNV) located in the northern  part of Rwanda . volcanic mountain ranges of Muhavura where about over 300 mountain gorillas find their natural habitat.  Morning will be driven to park headquarters after briefing start off the adventure with trackers. There are 8 habituated gorilla families – Amahoro, “Group 13”, Sabinyo and Susa – etc each of the groups allows up to 8 people per day. You will track either family to be allocated.  Tracking gorillas may take 2- 8 hours depending on the movements of these primates. After tracking will be led back to park headquarters.  Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge http://www.3bhotels.com/welcome

Day 9: Ruhengeri – Kigali – Mburo
After breakfast will do village walk around and where possible visit the lake Burela for sight seeing and after cross back into Uganda.

Drive to Lake Mburo national park famous for zebra viewing and other lots of game . Dinner and overnight at Mihingo lodge. www.mihingolodge.com

Day 10: LAKE MBURO- KAMPALA
After Breakfast take a game in this park that contains an entire lake. The attractive acacia-dotted Savannah is a home for huge Zebras and Buffaloes, which graze these peaceful acres .At the lake; there are Hippos and a wonderful diversity of birds. Because of the different habitats of the lakeshores and the broad Savannah, the variety seems endless. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane , take boat ride on lake Mburo after  proceed to Masaka road to Kampala. Stopover on your way could be for Ankole grassland where long horned cattle are common sight. Continue northwards breaking at the Equator crossing. Continue to Kampala and at Serena Hotel or Sheraton hotels – all 5 star hotels

Day 11: Day will be for Jinja or white water rafting
This day will be for visiting Jinja whole day for white water rafting – grade 5 rapids) Overnight will be Sheraton or Africana in Kampala o (then left on your own or transfer is also possible to the airport today.

Day 12: City tour / Relax Day
Morning will be conducted on the Kampala city tour highlights like the museum, markets religion establishments etc . Afternoon will be at leisure at your hotel. Lunch, dinner and overnight.

Day 13: KAMPALA NGAMBA – KAMPALA / AIRPORT TRANSFER
Morning will be driven to Entebbe and continue to Ngamba Island. View Chimpanzees at the island return to the mainland at around 1.00pm . Time allowing, after Breakfast at you leisure will be driven to Entebbe. After will be transferred to Entebbe airport for your home bound flight. End of Safari.

(We can arrange your overnight incase your flight is for following day)

Lodges in Lake Mburo National Park

Mihingo Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Rwakobo Rock

Mid-range Lodge

Leopards Rest Camp

Budget Lodge

Lodges in Bwindi Forest National Park

Chameleon Hill Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Gorilla Mist Camp

Mid-range Lodge

Broad Bill Camp

Budget Lodge

Lodges in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Mweya Safari Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge

Mid-range Lodge

Heritage Safari Lodge

Budget Lodge

Lodges in Murchison Falls National Park

Paraa Safari Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Mid-range Lodge

Heritage Safari Lodge

Budget Lodge

Standard Safari vehicles

Luxury Safari Vehicles

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