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This 9 days Uganda Safari as well as Rwanda Safari, offers you a life time experience as it begins in Uganda with a city tour, wildlife viewing and launch cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Gorilla tracking in Rwanda, visit Diana Fossey’s site and end with a cultural tour Rwanda.
On arrival at the airport, our company driver will welcome you and drive you to Kampala city. Have fun on a city tour where you will tour places like Nagalabi coronation site, Mengo Buganda palace, the Uganda martyrs’ shrine, the Uganda museum, crafts shops to mention but a few. Eat your dinner and overnight at:
Luxury accommodation: Serena hotel, or Imperial Royale Hotel, or Sheraton Hotel
Mid range accommodation: cassia lodge, or Hotel Africana, or Hotel triangle, or Hotel Shangri-La, or Grand Imperial Hotel
Budget accommodation: Ivy’s hotel, or Holiday express Hotel, or Namirembe guest house
Having taken your early morning break fast, a safari guide will be ready to pick you up and drive you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a stop at the equator to take the water experiment and stand in the north and southern part of the earth at the same time. Pose for some photographs too. Continue to the Mpambire drum village where the prehistoric drum making methods have been used since the olden days. Enjoy your lunch en-route and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Expect to be welcomed by charming baboons that display there acrobatics. As you penetrate the park, you may spot some animals like the bush backs, warthogs, huge elephant, buffaloes, waterbucks and several others that you may come across. Dinner and overnight at:
Luxury accommodation: Mweya safari lodge, or Jacana lodge
Mid range accommodation: Hippo hill camp, or Ihamba, or Albertine camp
Budge accommodation: Mweya hostels, or Simba safari camp
Rise up early in the morning for a game drive at in the southern part of the park. This area gives you the chance to see some animals you may have missed in the previous drive like lions, the rare leopard, hyenas the list is endless. Of course you may not miss spotting on ungulates elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs, spot some snakes, birds to mention but a few. Come back to the park for lunch and head down the Kazinga channel for the afternoon launch cruise. This is the link between Lake Edward and Lake George. Enjoy the view as you spot the hippos, crocodile and water birds quenching there thirst while others are playing in the water. Dinner and overnight at your budgeted lodge.
Following your adventure safari in Uganda, drive to Rwanda crossing the Gatuna boarder. Head to Virunga Volcanoes National Park. This is another habitat of the great giants the mountain gorillas. Dinner and overnight at:
Luxury accommodation: clouds lodge, or Virunga Volcanoes lodge, or Sabinyo Silver Back lodge
Standard accommodation: Mountain Gorilla Nest Lodge, or Mountain gorilla View Lodge, or Hotel Gorillas
Budget accommodation: Kinigi Guest House
Having taken your breakfast carry your tracking gears and packed food to the park headquarters for briefing from the guide. The guide will lead you into the park for the dream come true search. This is of the most enduring activities that require patience. However it is too exciting and memorable. Once you find the gentle brown eyed gorillas, spend an hour with the gorillas observing there activities and taking there pictures. Come back to the lodge and relax or In case you are not so tired, move on for optional half day Volcano climbing at Bisoke volcano and have fun on the steep slope on the land. Dinner and overnight at your preferred lodge of your budget.
Get up early in the morning for breakfast afterwards drive to Kigali (Nyanza) the historical seat of the earliest Rwandan kings. Trek and view the stunning traditional left overs inside and around the Palace. There is an opportunity of seeing green fields of tea plantations scattered across the hillsides and the small wooden houses unique in the areas surrounding the forest. Have a picnic lunch and in the afternoon drive to Butare the finest ethnographic collection in East Africa that displays advanced traditional artifacts that are illuminated by attractive selection of turn-of-the-century colorless photographs providing insight not only into pre-colonial lifestyles but also Rwanda’s culture lifestyle. Carry on to the National Museum for an additional sighting of genocide fact displays that were designed out of experience. Drive back for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast and get prepared to trek to the gorilla heroin’s grave. It is one of the historical places in Rwanda with a great and heart captivating history. Listen to the stories that lead to the preservation of this traditional home and the tight bond that existed between this gorilla heroin and the innocent Mountain Gorillas. Enjoy your lunch and drive to Gisenyi to enjoy the great view of the environment around the lake. Return for dinner and overnight at your booked lodge.
Following your breakfast, get ready for the city tour in Kigali. You will have the chance to tour the Kigali genocide memorial, orphanages and local communities. If you are lucky, you will be entertained by the members of Batwa Pottery Project early evening with an introduction to the life of the first Rwandans. Receive great entertainment like never before and participation involvement is part of unity so don’t hesitate. More dancers you may get a chance to see are the intore dancers. Dinner and overnight at:
Luxury accommodation: Serena Kigali, or Manor hotel, or Hotel Gorillas
Mid range accommodation: Hotel des Mille collines, or Hotel Novotel Kigali
Budget accommodation: Hotel Isimbi, or Bethanie Guest house
Early in the morning, take your breakfast our company driver will take you to the airport to catch up with your departure flight