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21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure Safari

21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure safari – Overview

The 21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure safari takes you to different parts of Uganda and Rwanda where you will have gorilla tracking, chimpanzee tracking, cultural encounters, boat cruise, game drives and visit different historical places.

21 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Tracking safaris Tour, 21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure safari is a comprehensive safari in Rwanda and Uganda that involves Gorilla trekking in bwindi and volcanoes parks, Chimpanzee Trekking safari in Uganda`s Kibale Forest park as well as Cultural safari in uganda

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21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure safari – Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Kampala

Day 2: Cultural Tour

Day 3: Jinja Tour

Day 4: Arrival and Transfer to Murchison Falls, hike falls

Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise

Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 7: Chimp tracking, Nature walks

Day 8: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Nature walks

Day 9: Game drive, Boat cruise

Day 10: Chimp tracking

Day 11: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 12: Gorilla tracking

Day 13: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi National Park, boat cruise

Day 14: Birding, transfer to Lake Mburo, boat cruise

Day 15: Game drive, boat trip

Day 16: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, optional activity

Day 17: Gorilla tracking

Day 18: Visit Dian Fossey and Genocide Memorial Site

Day 19: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

Day 20: Chimp tracking, optional activity

Day 21: Back to Kigali

21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure safari – Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival And Transfer to Kampala

On your arrival, our tour guide will pick you and transfer you to your hotel in Kampala. You will have dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Cultural Tour

You will have breakfast and then your guide will pick you up for a cultural tour in Kampala. You will visit Owino Market, Gadhafi mosque, Bahia temple for the Bahia faith, Kabaka’s lake, kabaka’s palace, Namugongo Uganda martyrs shrine where martyrs were burnt, Kasubi tombs and many others. You will have lunch in Kampala then dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 3: Jinja Tour

You will have breakfast and then transfer to jinja to visit places like the Ssezibwa falls, River Nile and enjoy the boat cruise, Mabira Forest and other areas.

You will have lunch in Jinja and then transfer back to Kampala. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls

Your safari guide will pick you and transfer you to Murchison Falls National Park. This takes 5 hours and it is 311km.

You will have lunch and in the afternoon hike the falls where you will see how water flows to the Nile River. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

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Day 5: Game Drive And Boat Cruise

Early in the morning, you will head to the Northern part of the park for a morning game drive where you will see the morning risers get out of their homes.

You can see the buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, leopards, Antelopes, baboons and so many others. You will return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch.

In the afternoon you will go for the boat cruise where you can see hippos, crocodiles, birds and animals like the buffaloes, zebras and others. You will have dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

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 441km and it is a 9 hour drive. You will have your lunch en route as you also view different wildlife attractions. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 7: Chimp Tracking, Nature Walks

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 for 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: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Nature walks

You will have breakfast and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This is 157km and it takes 4hours.

You will have lunch at the lodge then in the afternoon you can go for nature walks in Maramagambo forest where you can catch up with many primates. You will have dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 9: Game Drive, Boat Cruise

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 have breakfast and lunch when you come back at your lodge and in the afternoon you can 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 10: Chimp Tracking

You will breakfast and then head to the park headquarters for briefing about the tracking. You will then head to the forest that is kyambura gorge to look out for the chimps.

You will enjoy the presence of the shy primates as you see how they eat, play, and have some photo shoots.

You will come back to the lodge for lunch and then you can either relax or have an optional boat cruise. You will have dinner and overnight at the same lodge.

Day 11: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

You will have breakfast and then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is 150km and it takes 5 hours.

You will have an optional activity like the cultural encounters to meet the Batwa and see their traditional dances and hear their life experiences or you can rest as you wait for gorilla tracking. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge of your choice.

Day 12: Gorilla Tracking

You will have briefing at the park headquarters after breakfast about the gorilla tracking activity. You will head to the forests to look out for the gorillas with the help of the game rangers who will pave you way and scare away the wild animals. You will have to carry packed lunch and water. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

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Day 13: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi National Park, Boat cruise

You will have breakfast and then transfer to Lake Bunyonyi National Park. It is 4 hours and it is 110km. You will have lunch at the lodge and then you can have a boat cruise at the Lake where you will see different birds and animals where chance is. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 14: Birding, Transfer to Lake Mburo, Boat Cruise

You will have breakfast and then visit the Island where you will see different birds like the Western Green Tinker bird, Short-tailed Warbler and others.

You will have lunch and then transfer to Lake Mburo National Park which is around 160km and it takes about 3 hours.

You can enjoy the evening boat cruise at the lake where you will see different birds and primates. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 15: Game Drive, Boat Trip

Early in the morning you will go for a game drive in the park to look out for the morning risers as they get out of their homes like the buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, leopards, Antelopes, lions, baboons and so many others.

You will get back to the lodge for your late breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon you will go to the lake for the boat trip where you can see birds, buffaloes, rhinos, zebras and others as they come to feed on the waters. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 16 : Transfer to Volcanoes National Park, Optional Activity

After an early breakfast, you will transfer to Volcanoes National Park having lunch en route. This takes around 7 hours and it is 236 km.

You will view different wildlife attractions along the way. You can have an optional golden monkey tracking activity after arrival. You will have your dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 17: Gorilla Trekking

You will have breakfast you will transfer to the park headquarters for your briefing about the activity. You will forest with the game rangers who will help scare away the wild animals and pave you way to find the gorillas.

You will spend a maximum of 1 hour to see how the gorillas behave, have their photo shoots. You will carry packed food and a lot of water. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 18: Visit Dian Fossey and Genocide Memorial Site

You will have breakfast and then transfer to Dian fossey an area where gorillas were conserved by Dian Fossey. You will see the graves of Dian Fossey and her gorillas that she used to conserve.

Day 19: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

You will have breakfast and then transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. This is about 9 hours and it is 341km. You will have lunch en route.

On your arrival you can have an optional activity. You will have your dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 20: Chimp Tracking, Optional Activity

You will have breakfast and then transfer to the park headquarters for your briefing. You will then get to the forests to look out for the primates.

You will spend time with the shy chimpanzees as you see how they behave, play, feed and have their photo shoots.

You will have an optional activity of the nature walks or golden monkey tracking. You will have your dinner and overnight at the same lodge.

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Day 21: Back to Kigali

You will have breakfast and then transfer to Kigali where you can have a city tour to areas like Dian Fossey, Genocide Memorial Site, Craft centers, National Museum and others depending on your time of departure.

End of the 21 Days Uganda Rwanda Adventure safari.