RWANDA AND UGANDA COMPLETE PRIMATE SAFARI.
Between these two small landlocked countries lies a wealth of beauty. Join our passionate professional local and knowledgeable guides as they take you through these two natural beauties in search of numerous primates in the lush green tropical forest covers. We will visit the primates capital of the world: Kibale forest home to approximately 13 primates species including the playful chimpanzees and the docile colobus monkeys. Not to mention Nyungwe one of the oldest Afro montane forest in Africa teaming with diversity of birds, primates,flora and so much more. Follow in the tracks of the world”s remaining great mountain gorillas which can only be found in these two countries and Congo. Rattle through the savanna plains dotted with a number of game including members of the big five family like the lions, leopards, elephants in large herds, buffaloes alongside numerous antelopes and the colorful birds display is exceptional. Boat rides,beautiful scenery,friendly people and colorful streets with lots of stories to tell is much more than we can say about the trip. Book now to have a first hand experience or contact us for a customized trip just for you.
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DAY 1: ARRIVAL
DAY 2: TRANSFER TO NYUNGWE
DAY 3: PRIMATE TRACKING
DAY 4: TRANSFER TO PNV
DAY 5: GORILLA TRACKING
DAY 6: GOLDEN MONKEY TRACKING
DAY 7: TRANSFER TO BWINDI UGANDA
DAY 8: GORILLA TRACKING
DAY 9: TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH
DAY 10: CHIMP TRACKING AND AFTERNOON BOAT SAFARI
DAY 11: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST
DAY 12: PRIMATE TRACKING
DAY 13: TRANSFER TO ENTEBBE ON WARDS
RWANDA AND UGANDA COMPLETE PRIMATE SAFARI.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival for your Rwanda and Uganda primate safari at Kigali international airport where a journeys professional safari driver guide will receive you and help you through the arrival formalities. Drive to Mille Colline Hotel for an overnight stay. BB
Day 2:Transfer to Nyungwe forest National Park
After breakfast we will transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park with lunch en route taking us about six hours to arrive to our hotel. We choose either to have a nature walk or relax in the afternoon. Stay at Gisakura Guest House or Nyungwe Safari Lodge
Day 3:Chimpanzee trekking and nature walk
This will be our first day to search for primates that largely relate to humans the – chimpanzees. The chances here however are not open but with nature luck is the most important factor. Later on we get back to our hotel for dinner and overnight at Gisakura Guest House or Nyungwe Safari Lodge
Day 4:Transfer to Volcanoes National park
Early morning after breakfast we transfer to Volcanoes National Park,this is in northern Rwanda over looking muhabura,Gahinga, Sabinyo,Karisimbi and Bisoke volcanoes.We shall have lunch in Musanze town.Later we check in our hotel for overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla view lodge Fb.
Day 5:Gorilla trekking
Today after breakfast and with a packed lunch we assemble at Kinigi the headquarters volcanoes National park for our first gorilla tracking.The activity takes between 4 to 8 hours but once you get to these mountain primates it is an experience of a life time. Afterwards we get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla view lodge Fb
Day 6:Volcanoes National Park
This day we shall be in the same place but looking for golden monkeys that are always seen in hundreds in the bamboos of volcanoes National park.Like the previous day we shall assemble at the park headquarters for briefing before starting the walk to search for the monkeys.overnight stay at Mountain Gorilla view lodge Fb
Day 7:Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park
We wake up to a hot breakfast as we also leave the land of a thousand hills to the Pearl Of Africa Uganda crossing through Cyanika border that takes us about one hour.We drive to another gorilla park but in Uganda for our second gorilla tracking. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla mist camp or Buhoma community camp. FB
Day 8:Gorilla trekking
Whole day will be spared for gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Here one is exposed to the experience of two countries offering the same adventure.Tracking gorillas is unpredictable so it is always advisable to carry enough water and a packed lunch as you go for the activity.A ranger guide leads you through this experience while you learn about the flora and fauna and other forest animal species.Afterwards we get back to our hotel of stay at Gorilla mist camp or buhoma community.FB
Day 9:Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After breakfast transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park through the southern part of the park famous for the tree climbing lions.Depending on luck here,we later on in the afternoon transfer to the northern part of QENP and time allowing we do an evening game drive before checking in our hotel of stay.overnight stay at Jacana lodge or marafiki safari lodge.
Day 10:Game drive and Boat cruise
Morning breakfast at our hotel then later on drive to Kyambura gorge for yet another Chimp tracking experience. After this primate search we go for a hot lunch at the hotel before driving to Mweya peninsular where we start a boat cruise on a natural 40km channel linking up two major lakes George and Edward.This activity takes us for averagely two hours and there after we drive back to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Jacana lodge or marafiki safari lodge.
Day 11:Transfer to Kibale Forest National park
Early morning on this day we drive crossing the equator line to Kibale National Park the primate zone of Uganda. Here we shall have a true African lunch then in the afternoon go for a nature walk in the famous Bigodi swamp. The primates expected here on this walk are red colobus,black and white colobus,the blue monkey,grey cheeked mangbey,the red tailed monkey among others.Also interesting in the same swamp are a number of bird species like the great blue turaco. Later on we get to our lodge for dinner and Overnight at Mountains of the moon hotel or Attaco country resort. FB.
Day 12:Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetlands
This morning after breakfast we drive to Kanyachu park headquarters for a pre chimp/primate tracking briefing before getting into the forest to search for the primates. This is the most primate endowed forest in Uganda, Africa and perhaps the whole world. Depending on our luck and energy level after the tracking, the afternoon can be spent doing a marsh walk at Bigodi or at leisure as we also organize up towards getting back home. Overnight at Mountains of the moon hotel or Attaco country resort. FB
Primate watching to Entebbe en-route as we end our Uganda and Rwanda Primate Safari.