The safari starts in Rwanda and ends in Uganda. The safari takes tourists for gorilla tracking in Rwanda Volcanoes National Park, chimp tracking and Queen Elizabeth and Kibale Forest National Park and other activities like game drives, boat cruise, city tour and much more.

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  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to PNV
    Day 2: Gorilla tracking
    Day 3: Kigali city tour
    Day 4: Transfer to Uganda (Lake Bunyonyi)
    Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, boat cruise
    Day 6: Game drive, Chimp tracking
    Day 7: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, Nature walks
    Day 8: Chimp tracking
    Day 9: Transfer to Kampala
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kigali and transfer to PNV
    On your arrival at the Airport your safari guide will pick you and drive you to Volcanoes National Park for dinner and overnight.

    Day 2: Gorilla tracking

    You will have your breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarters at 8:00am for briefing about the gorilla tracking experience. You will then head to the forest to look for the gorillas and the park rangers will be there to help you through. You will spend one hour with the gorillas as you see how they feed, play, behave and also get the chance to have their photographs. You will your dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Day 3: City Tour
    You will have an early morning breakfast and then go for a Kigali city tour. You will visit different craft, centers, Genocide memorial Site, Museum and so many others depending on your time of arrival. You will then transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice.

    Day 4: Transfer to Uganda (Lake Bunyonyi)

    You will have breakfast and then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi National Park in Uganda. This is 122km and it takes 3 hours to reach the park. You will enjoy birding on the Islands as you see different birds like the Western Green Tinker bird, Short-tailed Warbler, Regal Sunbirds and others. You will have lunch and in the afternoon enjoy the canoe ride at the lake where you will see different animals and birds mostly. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, boat cruise
    You will have breakfast and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This is 150km and it takes 5 hours. You will have lunch at the lodge then in the afternoon enjoy the Boat cruise at Kazinga channel. Here you may see crocodiles, hippos, birds, some animals like the buffaloes, giraffes, elephants that may be taking a sip of water. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Day 6: Game drive, chimp tracking
    Early in the morning, you will get to the forest for a game drive where you will catch up with the morning risers like the buffaloes, chimpanzees, zebras, giraffes, baboons, elephants, lions and much more. You will come back at the lodge for a late breakfast and lunch. You will then go for an afternoon chimp trekking in kyambura gorge where you will enjoy the presence of the shy primates as you see how they eat, play, and have some photo shoots. You will have dinner and overnight at the same lodge.

    Day 7: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park, Nature walks
    You will have breakfast and then transfer to Kibale Forest National Park. You will pass via the Ishasha sector to track the tree climbing lions. The journey takes around 157km and it is a 4 hour drive. You will have lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon enjoy the nature walks in Bigodi swamp where you will see different birds and primates. You will have dinner and overnight at your lodge.

    Day 8: Chimp tracking
    You will have breakfast and then get briefing about the chimpanzee tracking from the park headquarters. You will then head to the forest to look out for the chimps. You will see how they play, feed, and have their photo shoots. You will come back to the lodge to have your lunch and then prepare yourself for the journey the following day or you can reach out to the local people who will tell you about their life experiences. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    Day 9: Transfer to Kampala
    You will have breakfast and then head to Kampala which takes 7 hours and it is 358km. You will have lunch en route and depending on your time of departure you will visit different historical places in Kampala like cultural centers, Gadhafi mosque, Rubaga cathedral, bahai temple, Owino market and many others.
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  • La Palme Hotel- Midrange

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    La Palme Hotel offer guests with comfortable and friendly atmosphere to enrich their stay and enjoy the safety of the Hotel. The hotel offers 48 well furnished rooms comprising of four big suites designed in a stylish fashion, featuring the culture details. The guest rooms are self-contained with 24 hour room service, telephone, double bed, internet access and above 15 TV satellite Channels.

    Mountain Gorilla View Lodge- Luxury

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    Mountain gorilla View lodge is one of the lodges found in Rwanda which provides good value and remarkable views of Volcanoes national park.
    Sited on the slope of Mt. Sabyingo, the lodge provides an easy access to t Volcanoes National Park. The lodge cottages providing both space and privacy with each cottages having a small lounge with a fire place, a private verandah, shower and en suite facilities. The queen-sized beds are comfortable with individual safe.

    Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

    Clouds Mountain Gorilla lodge is located near the tail head where Nkuringo family gorilla tracking takes place. This is a luxury lodge with 8 cottages and very good facilities given to the tourists. These have double rooms and twin beds with clean cotton sheets and confortable warm duvets. There are private chairs outside the cottages where you can sit and have good views of the bwindi forest, virunga, Rwanda, botanical gardens and others.

    Gorilla Mist Camp

    This camp is not big size but however comfortable. It has 4 thatched roof African cottages having balconies. The rooms have electricity, hot and cold showers and clean facilities offered to tourists while on their safaris in Uganda. The camp caters for luxury, midrange and budget tourists.

    Ruhija Gorilla Friends resort

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    This lodge is a budget facility and its profits help in the well-being of the community and conservation of the area. The camp also promotes the local products produced by the local people, these are bought by the tourists who may want to have memories of Uganda as they get back to their country.

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