This beautiful and long gorilla safari is one of the most loved and markable safaris made in Uganda and Rwanda,
Among the destinations to cover are Murchison falls national park, queen Elizabeth national park,
bwindi impenetrable forest where you will find gorillas, Kibale national park, lake bunyonyi,
lake Mburo national park, and also city tour where you will visit kampal city and jinja at rh source of the Nile.
Summary of the itinerary,
Day 1: You will be picked by our driver guide and be transfered to Murchison falls national park,
You will be able to see the amazing wildlife from Murchison falls national park, like giraffe, lions, have the amazing boat cruise,
As you go to Murchison falls, you pass by the Ziwa rhino and you track the white rhino, you will have your lunch from masindi district,
This place will also allow you to see the huge amount of waters forcing itself into a narrow rock and this makes it Murchison falls.
You will have your dinner and overnight at either Paraa safari lodge or Pakuba lodge,
Day 2: In the early morning, you will have breakfast and after you go in for a game drive,
you will see the wildlife like the hyenas, bush bucks, leopards, elephants, and others,
Your lunch will be taken at the same lodges and continue with the cruise in he afternoon.
You will the continue for a boat cruise of over 18-kilometers, and this will reward you with the view of crocodiles,
and other wildlife drinking water like the hippos, Uganda jobs, shoebill stork and others,
Here you will then have your dinner and overnight at the same lodges, either Pakuba or Paraa safari lodge.
Day 3: You will have your breakfast and then you will transfer to Kibale national park,
From here, you will be able to see the primates, the chimpanze, this tour now to Kibale ,
you visit the cultures of the local, in fort portal, and then you will spend your day in fort portal,
This is where you relax , have your dinner and overnight at either Ndali lodge, Chimpanzee forest Lodge, or Rwenzori guest house.
Day 4: On this day, you have your breakfast , and then drive to Kibale park for chimpaze tracking, ,
You will be rewarded with the chimps, blue and red tailed monkeys, black monkeys among others,
Kibale forest also has amazing flora that harbours butterflies,
Chimp tracking will take 3-5 hours, you will also visit bigodi swamp for ecotourism,.
This will be done after having your lunch, this bigodi has over 135 bird species like turaco among others,
You will return for dinner and an overnight at your hotel.
Day 5: You will have breakfast in the morning, you will then transfer to queen Elizabeth national park,
you will drive for 3 hours as you view the beautiful Rwenzori mountains which is over 5100m above sea level.
After you will have your lunch at either Mweya safari lodge or Pumba safari lodge,
In the afternoon, you will go for boat cruise along Kazinga channel at around 2:30pm, this will be near and between lake Edward and George,
From there you will see the hippos, crocodiles, and birds as you cruise along the beautiful waters,
You will do the game drive in the evening where 69u will be able to see the wildlife like the lions, elephants, among others,
You hen go to either Mweya safari lodge or Pumba safari lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: You will wake up Early morning, take your breakfast and go in for a morning game drive to search for the animal hinters like the leopards, lions,,
You will also see the elephants, buffalos, Uganda jobs among others within the kasenyi beautiful landscapes.
On the same game drive, you will find the chimps,
You will have your dinner and overnight at the same hotels, that’s Pumba lodge or Mweya safari lodge,
Day 7: You will have your morning breakfast and then from here, you will transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable national park, you will take the western route via Ishasha and lake Manyara,
You will drive as you enjoy the beautiful scenery.
You will reach in Bwindi, relax and have your dinner and overnight at either,
Crystal safari lodge, or gorilla mist camp, or Wild camping,
Day 8: You will wake up in the morning, take your break fast, pack your lunch, then the park guides will brief you about gorilla tracking,
You will go in and start fun with the mountain gorillas for over 7 hours,
The gorilla tracking now is the best and the highlight of this safari,
Now after this activity, you will have the rest of the hours relaxing, have your dinner and overnight at the same lodges,
Day 9: You will in the morning have your breakfast and have short briefing,
Then you drive via the beautiful scenery of kigezi known as the Switzerland of Africa,
You will have a chance of seeing the local community and talk to the local people, like the Bahutu, Batwa and Batussi,
You will have your dinner and overnight at either Amajbere iwacu community camp, or Mount Mgahinga lodge,
Day 10: You will wake up in the morning visit the Rwandan people where you will experience different activities and visit a number of sites,
Continue driving early morning and reaching in Rwanda, you will have a cup of Kinyarwanda traditional tea and also enjoy heir traditional dances called “INTORE”.
Go to the forests in search for the mountain gorillas, you will have 2 hours with them, take picture or photos with them,
At this point the rangers will be giving you more information about Rwanda and the gorillas,
Again, this is part of the highlights of this long safari,
From here you will return and drive back to Uganda via kisoro district as you view the beautiful scenery of kigezi region.
Have your dinner and overnight in Kabala at either Bunyonyi lake resort, or Birnest,
Day 11: You will wake up early in the morning, relax as you take your breakfast, you will the transfer to lake Mburo national park, you drive and have your stopover at Igongo cultural center about 12km from Mbarara town.
You will have your lunch , relax and the in the evening, you will go in for a game drive, out will be able to spot wildlife like the Zebras, Eland, Giraffe, Impala, Worthdogs among others.
At this point you will have your dinner and overnight at either Mihingo safari lodge or Eagles nest.
Day 12: You in the morning have your breakfast, relax for short time, have your game walk and then then transfer to Kampala , the capital city of Uganda.
As you transfer to Kampala, you will have your stopover at the Equator at Kayabwe for photography,
see some of the touristic, both the historical, religious, and cultural destinations around kampala city,
You will have your dinner and overnight at either Serena hotel, or Sheraton hotel, or Hotel Africans or Diamond hotel,
Day 13: You will have your breakfast and the this day is meant for jinja,
You transfer to Jinja where you will see the amazing world’s longest river, the newly built bridge crossing the river Nile,
Take boat cruise at the source of the Nile where the world still wonder about the history of this river.
After this last day of 13 day safari, our driver will drive you back to Kampala to one of the hotels,
You will have an overnight and dinner as you wait for your flight.
This marks the end of our beautiful trip,
We wish you a nice and lovely journey to back to your home.
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