Explore Africa …
Uganda, Rwanda – Gorillas, primes and much more..
Uganda is the home of Africa’s tallest mountain range, the Rwenzoris, the world’s longest river that reaches all the way to Egypt and the continent’s largest lake. Rwanda is well known for its breathtaking scenery, a small country with so much to offer. Both, Uganda and Rwanda will surprise you with stunning views and the untouched nature.
For those in search of nature, stunning view, forest walks, boat cruises, rafting the Nile and tracking mountain gorilas in their habitat, Uganda and Rwanda are perfect destinations for it. Stay open to the new .. go in adventure!
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On arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met and received by our Igufa Safaris driver guide who will then brief you as he transfers you to Kibale Forest National Park (KFNP). It takes about 5hours from Entebbe airport to KFNP depending on traffic, Lunch will depend on your arrival time. Dinner and overnight at medium range accommodation.
Kibale Forest (Chimpanzee tracking) – Queen Elizabeth National Park – After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the Chimpanzee tracking information office for a pre-briefing by the ranger guide who then leads you into the rain forest where you will spend most of the morning in search of chimpanzees. These primates are very mobile and viewing them is unpredictable; the forest walk is an enriching activity. This forest is home to a large number of chimpanzees and other primates including Lhoestes, Red-colobus, Blues, Red-tailed, grey cheeked mangabeys, birds and butterflies. The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates but also the forest’s fauna and flora. Return to have lunch and later transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) following the Rwenzori Mountain range most of the journey. Relax for rest of the evening, dinner and overnight at medium range accommodation.
Queen Elizabeth National Park – After an early morning warm up tea or coffee at 6:30am, you will be transferred for a game drive along Kasenyi tracks and Queens mile in search of animals like: lions, elephants, cape buffalos, warthogs, spotted hyenas, mangoose, waterbucks, kobs and, if lucky, the leopard, and over 606 bird species recorded here, this will see you return for a full breakfast and relax into the lunch break. After lunch, you will be transferred to the Mweya peninsula to enjoy a unique two hours boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This launch cruise gives you a great opportunity for photography, bird watching and game viewing at close range. Return for an easy evening, dinner and overnight.
Queen Elizabeth National Park – Ruhejeri (Musanze district) – After an early morning warm up tea or coffee, you will transfer to Rwanda in the Volcanoes via Kisoro Kyanika border post where you will go through border crossing procedures before proceeding to arrive in Ruhenjeri Musanze district for lunch. Relax for the rest of the day, dinner and overnight at medium range accommodation.
Gorilla trekking (Parc National Des Volcans) – After your breakfast at 8:00am, you will be transferred to the gorilla tracking information office for a pre-briefing by the park rangers who will then lead you into the Volcans trekking the great apes. You will spend about one hour watching these relatives of ours before returning to your hotel to relax for the rest of the day or freely take a walk to the nearby Ruhenjeri town. Dinner and overnight.
Ruhenjeri – Kigali – After your breakfast, you will be transferred to Kigali arriving in time for your lunch. If time allows and upon your interest, you may take a short city tour of Kigali (optional). Transfer to airport for return home.
- Ground Transportation throughout the trip in a private 4WD vehicle(s)
- Meals – Full board Meal Plans
- Activities as stipulated on the safari program
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Bottled drinking water while on safari
- Lots of fun in the African sun!!!
- Flights and travel expenses outside Uganda
- Entry permit/visas for Uganda. Visa to Uganda is now $50pp and available as e-visa.
- Applications should be filled at the following link: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/
- All drinks apart from those served for breakfast
- Beverages, tips, souvenirs & all items of a personal nature
- Telephone calls and between meal snacks
- Any personal insurance covers