10 Days Uganda Rwanda tour
10 Days Uganda Rwanda tour highlights a first-rate interaction at the major sights in both countries. The highlight is mountain gorilla trekking. In the national parks of Bwindi Forest and Volcanoes, respectively, you can see gorillas from both Uganda and Rwanda.
Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
As soon as you land, a representative of our Rwanda travel agent will welcome you at the Entebbe airport with your driver/guide, provide a warm welcome, and begin the journey to the Murchison Falls National Park. You might stop for lunch in Masindi town and then visit the Ziwa rhino sanctuary on the way. You can enter the park through the Kichumbanyobo gate and then proceed to the lodge after viewing the top of the falls. Fort Murchison Lodge is where you’ll eat and stay the night.
Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise in Murchison Falls National Park.
After an early breakfast, you’ll go on a game drive to see numerous animals, including as elephants, giraffes, lions, and Uganda Kobs, among others. You will take a launch cruise on the park’s most popular tourist destination, the distinctive Murchison Falls, as well as the River Nile, which is home to several unique animals going down to drink and take a bathe, as well as streaming hippo and swarms of crocodiles around the sandbanks. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge as above.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale national park.
Breakfast will be provided early, and you’ll drive for Kibale Forest National Park with time to stop for lunch at Hoima or Kagadi along route. You will arrive in Kibale in the evening after a full day’s journey, where you will then head to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay at Chimpanzee Forest Guest House.
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
On the 4th day of your 10 Days Uganda Rwanda tour, have Breakfast in the morning, then head to the park headquarters for a briefing and chimpanzee tracking. Visit the Kibale forest to look for the lively chimp families. It’s exciting to track chimpanzees in their native environment, as they swing from tree branches above the forest floor.
Even though they can be hard to see, you won’t have any trouble seeing them because the jungle is alive with their loud calls. Following tracking, you will be driven to Queen Elizabeth National Park, stopping along the way at the Amebere Ganyinamwiru stalagmite site, which also includes a waterfall and caves, as well as crater lakes, from where you can see the Rwenzori Mountains in all their glory. Continue to Queen Elizabeth national park arriving in the evening. Enganzi Game Lodge is where you’ll eat and stay the night.
Day 5: Game Drive & Launch Cruise – Queen Elizabeth.
After a leisurely breakfast, get up early and go on a game drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here, you may see a variety of wildlife, such as African elephants, buffalos, antelopes, impalas, and many other species of flora and fauna. You will have lunch on the Mweya peninsula, so drive there. Take a launch ride inside Queen Elizabeth Park in the afternoon to see hippos, crocodiles, and other aquatic animals up close, as well as a variety of birds on the bay. After dinner, head back to the lodge where you’ll spend the night at Enganzi Game Lodge.
Day 6: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
On the 6th day of your 10 Days Uganda Rwanda tour, After breakfast, start your trip to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park by traveling through the Ishasha sector, which is located south of Queen Elizabeth National Park. If you’re lucky, you might spot lions that can scale trees there. Continue to Bwindi while stopping for lunch in Kabale town; arrive there in the late afternoon. Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge is where you’ll eat and stay the night.
Day 7: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.
Have Breakfast in the morning, then make your way to the park’s main office for a briefing from the ranger guides before starting your gorilla trekking. Go through the forest till you come to the gorillas. Depending on the gorillas’ movements, a gorilla hike in Uganda can last anywhere between two and eight hours. You will only be permitted to stay in Bwindi for an hour after locating the gorillas before you must leave. You will be driven back to Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge by your driver/guide so that you may unwind and enjoy one more night there as described above.
Day 8: Transfer to Ruhengeri (Musanze).
Enjoy your breakfast at your leisure before setting out for Ruhengeri, passing over the Cyanika or Katuna border, and reaching there in the late afternoon. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge is where you’ll eat and stay the night.
Day 9: Gorilla / Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park.
Get up early for breakfast, then head to the park headquarters with your lunch packs for a briefing on the dos and don’ts of Rwanda gorilla trekking. Later, explore Volcanoes National Park’s hills and slopes of bamboo in quest of the gentle giants. Depending on the gorillas’ movements, gorilla trekking in Rwanda might last anywhere from two to six hours.
When you locate the gorillas, you will have a maximum of an hour to observe and photograph them as they go about their daily activities in the bush, undisturbed by your presence. Return to the starting site or another gathering location after the trek to receive your certificate. Greet your guides, then return to Mountain Gorilla View Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 10: Transfer to Kigali & Departure.
After breakfast, leave Ruhengeri for Kigali. There, you’ll take a quick city tour before being taken to the airport to catch your journey back home.
End of 10 Days Uganda Rwanda tour
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