14-Day Uganda & Rwanda Primate Tour (Midrange Tour)

Arrival and Transfer to Kigali for Overnight

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport, you will be met by our guide and transferred to your overnight hotel in BB.

Accommodation options are the Flame Tree Village Hotel (midrange) (subject to room availability at time of booking). Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast.

Main Destination:

Kigali (Rwanda)

Accommodation:

Flame Tree Village Hotel

• Mid-range hotel located in or near Kigali

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Transfer to Volcanoes National Park

Our tour guide will take you for a city excursion in and around Kigali so that you are oriented about this great country with a thousand hills. After the city tour, you will proceed to Virunga National Park located in the North of Ruhengeri via the dramatic and beautiful terraced hills showing a clear picture of the general landscape and altitude of Rwanda. Lunch will be en-route. Arrive at the park for dinner and overnight. Accommodation is at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

Main Destination:

Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda)

Accommodation:

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

• Mid-range cottage bordering Volcanoes NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Golden monkey trek (Optional activity)

In the early morning, have breakfast at the lodge and then drive through the Switzerland of Rwanda: Volcanoes National Park. The activity immerses you into the strange intimacy of the rainforest plus a live call of colorful birds, chattering of the rare golden monkey, and littered with fresh spoor of the mountain elusive populations of buffalo and elephants. Optional activity: choose between a visit to Dian Fossey’s grave or go for golden monkeys. Have lunch at the lodge and later relax up at the lodge from the long and exciting activity. All these mentioned are optional activities which require a supplement cost. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge.

Main Destination:

Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda)

Accommodation:

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge

• Mid-range cottage bordering Volcanoes NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest Park

After breakfast, drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. You will cross from Rwanda to Uganda through cyanika Uganda-Rwanda border and then drive to your lodge. The transfer takes you through the beautiful spectacular scenery and the rolling hills of southern Uganda. Arrive at your lodge in time for dinner and overnight at your accommodation preference. You can stay at Chameleon Hill Lodge or Nkuringo Gorilla Camp (subject to the allocation of the gorilla permits).

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)

Best Time to Visit June to August and December to February

High Season June to September (Gorilla permits are scarce)

Best Weather June to July and December to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable NP – See all animals

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Accommodation:

Nkuringo Gorilla Camp

• Mid-range cottage bordering Bwindi Impenetrable NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Rushaga area

Have an early morning breakfast and then report to the park headquarters for registration and join other trackers in a briefing about the dos and the don’ts during your Gorilla Tracking. You will trek through thick creepers and undergrowth with your guides to find the Gorillas which can take you half an hour to three quarters of the day. The steeply forested landscape is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. It is an extraordinary feeling being with these beautiful yet endangered creatures. Optional activity: Batwa Experience Trail or the community walk in Buhoma. Dinner and overnight as previous night.

Main Destination:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Uganda)

Accommodation:

Nkuringo Gorilla Camp

• Mid-range cottage bordering Bwindi Impenetrable NP without fences

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

This morning you will depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park; be prepared for some incredible scenery along the way. Enjoy a breathtaking game drive in the south of the park famed for the tree climbing lions. Then you will continue northwards arriving in time for lunch at the lodge. After lunch head off for an afternoon game drive in the plains of Kasenyi in search for savannah wildlife that may include herds of buffaloes, antelopes, elephants and if lucky, some wild cats such as lions and leopard. You may stay at the Enganzi Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:

Queen Elizabeth National

Listing created Jun 24, 2019

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