Overview of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

The 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda is a 10 days Uganda gorilla tour to Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National parks & Rwanda wildlife safari to Akagera & Nyungwe forest national parks. Your whole trip features a gorilla trekking experience at Bwindi impenetrable national park, wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda and a Rwanda wildlife safari to Akagera National Park and Nyungwe Forest National Park.

On arrival in Uganda, your tour starts with a pick up from Entebbe international airport by a safari driver guide who welcomes you, gives a briefing on the whole safari and makes a transfer to your booked hotel or lodge in Kampala. The next morning, you are driven to Bwindi impenetrable national park for gorilla tracking safari the next day with a stop at the equator. On the fourth day, you are transferred to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you undertake an evening game drive. Still at Queen Elizabeth park the next morning you go for a morning game drive then undertake an evening boat cruise along the 45km long Kazinga channel. On fifth day you bid farewell to Uganda then transfer to Rwanda. On the sixth day, you go for a morning game drive at Akagera national park then transfer to Nyungwe forest national park the next day. The next morning, you go chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe and take a canopy walk in the evening before departure the next day.

Highlights of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

Day 1: Arriving at Entebbe international airport, a Uganda safari driver guide, picks you up, does briefing and then transfers you to a booked hotel in Kampala-Uganda’s capital where you spend the night.

Day 2: Following early breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up for a transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park for your Uganda gorilla trekking safari experience with a stop at the equator.

Day 3: Early morning, you go for gorilla trekking at a specific gorilla trekking sector spending about 2-8 hours in the jungle.

Day 4: After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you undertake an evening game drive.

Day 5: Following a cup of coffee in the morning, you go for a morning game drive through the savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park for about 2-4 hours then after go for an evening boat cruise.

Day 6: Early morning, your driver guide transfers you to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park where you spend the night at a close accommodation.

Day 7: You take a morning game drive at Akagera national park and an evening boat cruise

Day 8: Following early breakfast, you are then transferred to Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Day 9: In the morning, you are taken for chimpanzee trekking at Nyungwe forest national park then take an evening canopy walk.

Day 10: After a hearty breakfast, your knowledgeable driver guide drives you to Kigali international airport for a departure flight.

Day by day detailed itinerary details of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

Day 1 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

On arrival at Entebbe international airport with a cool fresh breeze from Lake Victoria, you meet a professional safari driver guide waiting to take you through your tour. After meeting and greeting, your guide helps you with the transfer to a booked accommodation in Kampala. Driven in a 4×4 safari Land cruiser, you are briefed about the whole trip with a brief about the country. On arrival at the hotel/lodge, you check in have dinner and spend the night at the heart of Uganda’s capital.

Day 2 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda

Early morning, your driver guide will be at your hotel to pick you up for the great road trip to Bwindi Forest National Park after you have had your breakfast. The drive to south western Uganda takes the first stop at the equator line in Kayabwe about 80km from Kampala for a double hemisphere experience. You continue with the drive past various landscapes having lunch at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara. Arriving in the evening, you check in, have dinner and relax at a booked accommodation in Bwindi impenetrable national park.

Accommodation options: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 3 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda

Following early morning breakfast, you are driven to a specific gorilla tracking sector of Bwindi according to the region booked by your tour operator for gorilla trekking. Anticipate to be at the park headquarters by 8:00am for gorilla trekking safari in Uganda experience starting with briefing from the park rangers which lasts about 30 minutes before you, park ranger and 7 other Uganda gorilla trekkers get into the jungle for a 2-8hours trek. On return to the Bwindi park sector headquarters, you receive a Uganda gorilla trekking certificate then after be driven by your driver guide to your hotel or lodge for rest, dinner and a night’s stay.

Accommodation options: Chameleon hill lodge (Luxury), Gorilla mist camp (Mid-range)

Day 4 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

Waking up at the foothills of the gorilla land, you have a relaxed breakfast before check out and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Driving along the beautiful kigezi hills, you are driven to the second most popular visited safari park in Uganda. Arriving in the afternoon, you go for an evening game drive for several wildlife sightings then after retire for a night at a preferred accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodges/Park view safari lodge (Mid-range)

Day 5 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda

In the morning, expect to wake up early, have breakfast then after be driven to Queen Elizabeth Park for a morning game drive that lasts about 2-4 hours. During this time, you slowly drive through the park in an open roof 4×4 safari vehicle alongside your safari guide as you sight several species like elephants, waterbucks, lions, antelopes, kobs and many more.

After the game drive, you are returned to your lodging facility for refreshment, have a meal or have picnic lunch then after go for an evening boat cruise on the 45km long wildlife packed Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National park. Here you have the chance to sight numerous bird species, crocodiles and most of all Africa’s largest school of hippopotamuses. You are returned to your hotel/lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options: Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge (Luxury), Enganzi Lodges/Park view safari lodge (Mid-range)

Day 6 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

This morning, you have relaxed breakfast, the last on the Uganda tour then be driven past the Kigezi highlands and Virunga backdrop to Rwanda’s Akagera National Park. This about 5-6hours drive takes you to the big five (Rhinoceros, Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions and Leopards) home in Rwanda. You spend the night at a close accommodation in Akagera National Park.

Accommodation options: Ruzizi Tented Camp(luxury), Akagera Game lodge (Mid-range)

Day 7 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda

Early morning, you go for a morning game drive for a sight of the big five in Akagera national park. Sighting the early risers try to find a morning catch and targeted prey trying to find refuge is an amazing wildlife safari in Rwanda experience. After about 2-4hours, you return to your lodging facility, have lunch and then return for an evening boat cruise on lake Ihema (Rwanda’s second largest lake) then after return to your lodging facility where you spend the night.

Day 8 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

This morning, you have relaxed breakfast then bid farewell to Akagera national park and embark on the drive to Nyungwe forest national park. Taking about 7 hours drive, you arrive in the afternoon for check in, dinner and spend the night at an accommodation in Nyungwe forest national park.

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel (Mid-range)

Day 9 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

After morning breakfast, you are driven to Nyungwe park headquarters for a Rwanda wildlife safari as you for chimpanzees trekking lasting about 2-4hours. After the trek, you are driven back to your lodging facility for a meal and refreshment. In the evening, you will be driven to the Uwinka tourist reception center at the park headquarters for the start of your 2 hours memorable 50m above and 200meters long walk. In the evening, you return to your hotel/lodge for dinner and relaxation.

Accommodation Options: Nyungwe Forest lodge (Luxury), Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel (Mid-range)

Day 10 of the 10 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda & wildlife tour in Rwanda / 10 days Uganda gorilla tour & Rwanda wildlife safari

After a relaxed breakfast, you are driven by your driver guide to Kigali international airport in Rwanda for a departure flight after your safari in Rwanda. Depending on your flight time, you can go for craft shopping within Kigali city before being dropped off at the airport for departure.

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