16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife

Overview of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife

16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife features arrange of attractions and tourist activities that will combine to generate ultimate safari memories. Visit the company run orphanage to show support to counts of orphans, exploring the source of the Nile River at Jinja, undetakin an active hike to the crater lake area in Fort Portal and visit the historical Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves, encountering chimpnzees of Kibale National Park along with other 12 primate species, Bigodi wetland walk – the most successful community eco-tourism initiative in Uganda, encountering the famous Sempaya hot springs and pygmies of Ntandi, visiting the Rwenzori Art foundation which is the only bronze casting center in Africa and Ruboni wax and craft center, active hking and sightseeing adventure to the Rwenzori Mountains, wild game viewing featuring lions some of which climb trees, spotted hyena, side stripped jackal, leopard, water buck, Uganda kob, bush buck, topi, and elephants, hippos, Buffaloes, warthogs, olive baboons among others and Kazinga Channel launch cruise with sights of Nile crocodiles and Hippos in Queen Elizabeth National Park, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Volcanoe climbing and Batwa heritage trail in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, recreational encounter on Lake Bunyonyi, cultural tour at Enyemebwa center in Lake Mburo and Kampala city heritage tour.

Safari Highlights of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife

Day 1 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Encounter the Christ Our Vision Child Care Orphanage & Karagi village tour.

Day 2 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Encounter the source of the world’s longest River Nile – Jinja with half day white water rafting

Day 3 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Kibale National Park & Fort Portal Crater Lake hike & Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves tour.

Day 4 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi Wetland walk

Day 5 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Visit Sempaya hot springs & Pygmies of Ntandi & transfer to Kasese. Visit Rwenzori Art foundation – the only bronze casting center in Africa & Ruboni craft & wax center.

Day 6 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do whole day Mountain Rwenzori hiking – encounter the legendary mountains of the moon.

Day 7 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park & Kazinga channel boat cruise

Day 8 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Ishasha game drive en route (tree climbing lions)

Day 9 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do gorilla trekking & transfer to Mgahinga

Day 10 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Volcano climbing (climb Mount Gahinga or Muhabura or Sabyinyo)

Day 11 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do Batwa heritage trail & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Day 12 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Full day relaxation at Lake Bunyonyi. (Do Canoe Paddling /Boat cruise & a community tour)

Day 13 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Lake Mburo & visit Igongo cultural museum &1520 AD monument en route.

Day 14 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do community cultural tour at Enyemebwa center & have an evening nature walk.

Day 15 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Kampala

Day 16 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do Kampala city tour

Detailed itinerary of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife

Day 1 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Encounter the Christ Our Vision Child Care Orphanage & Karagi village tour.

Extending the helping hand to the needy is one of the inherent attributes that we share as Prime Safaris. The orphans that lost their parents to HIV/AIDS scourge along with others thrive at Christ Our Vision Child Care Orphanage where they are supported to have good education and other necessities. The need to maintain the orphanage gave birth to Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours as a source of funding for the orphanage. Thus, paying a visit to this orphanage is one of the ethical safari activities that you can ever have in your journey times. You will play with kids and enjoy their performances. The traditional Kiganda buffet lunch will be served at the site. In the afternoon, you will take a walk in the Karagi village where the orphanage is located to learn about the way of life of the local people and their traditions before transferring back to Kampala city for dinner and overnight. The orphanage is about 40 minutes – 1 hour drive from Kampala city.

Accommodation: Sheraton Kampala Hotel (Upmarket/Luxury), Cassia Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Buziga Country Resort (Budget/Basic).

Day 2 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Encounter the source of the world’s longest River Nile – Jinja with half day white water rafting

White Water Rafting

You will wake up early for breakfast at your place of stay after which you will be transferred by your guide to Jinja 80km about 1-2 hours’ drive from Kampala. You will enjoy the soothing fresh air from Mabira forest en route which is one of the major rain forests in Uganda. Upon reaching Jinja – the adventure town of Uganda, you will enroll yourself for the half day white water rafting experience that will see you contain the strength of waters of the Nile as they splash through the rapids. You will visit the Reptile farm in Jinja to have encounter of various reptile species. The relaxing boat cruise to the source of the Nile will take you to the point where John Speke, the first European to see the source of the world’s longest river stood. You will see the Nile starting its 90 days journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Retreat to Kampala for overnight.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (Upmarket/Luxury), Cassia Lodge (Midrange/standard) or Buziga Country Resort (Budget/basic).

Day 3 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Kibale National Park & Fort Portal Crater Lake hike & Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves tour.

Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves

Depart after breakfast at 6:30am local time from your place of stay in Kampala for Kibale National Park 358km about 7 hours’ drive. You will drive through the country side landscapes with unique features like Mubende inselbergs, valleys and forested landscapes of Kyegegwa and Kyenjonjo. You will have lunch in Fort Portal town before continuing to visit the Amabere g’ Nnyinamwiru caves – the breast like features that date back in the pre historic era with great attachment to the Chwezi heritage. The breasts (Amabere) are believed by the locals to belong to Nnyinamwiru the daughter of Bukuku who was a self-imposed King of the Bachwezi. The maiden daughter cut her breasts in protest of being refused to breast feed her only son Ndahura who later became a prominent King of the Chwezi Empire. The encounter also involves the hiking the Fort Portal Crater field. The famous Kyeganywa hill rises in a conical shape and its summit presents great sight-seeing moments of the range crater hollows and crater lakes including Saaka, Bikere among others not forgetting the distant views of Mount Rwenzori on a clear day. Transfer to Kibale area for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Primate Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Chimpanzee Guesthouse (Midrange/standard) or Kibale Forest Camp (Budget/Basic)

Day 4 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi Wetland walk

10 days Uganda Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Mburo Safari-tour.

After breakfast, gather at Kanyanchu tourism center for briefing at 08:00am from the park rangers about the Chimp trekking conduct. Set off to this forest of Kibale after the short briefing in quest of Chimpanzees. The 2 – 5 hour trek will expose you amazing tree species and wildlife including other 12 species of primates like Colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, Red tailed monkeys and olive baboons. The sights of Birds cannot be avoided while their songs will offer you natural entertainment through the jungle. You will marvel at the Chimpanzees as the roll themselves on tree branches, munch fruits and make their pant – hooting calls. After utilizing your one hour, you will have a picnic lunch and return to the starting point for short relaxation and preparation for another activity. In the afternoon, you will visit the Bigodi wetland to encounter the swamp animals like Sitatunga and birds like Ruwenzori Turaco and an encounter with local people including the traditional healer.

Accommodation: Primate Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Chimpanzee Guesthouse (Midrange/standard) or Kibale Forest Camp (Budget/Basic)

Day 5 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Visit Sempaya hot springs & Pygmies of Ntandi & transfer to Kasese. Visit Rwenzori Art foundation – the only bronze casting center in Africa & Ruboni craft & wax center.

Rwenzori Art foundation

After an early breakfast, set off for Semuliki National Park 78km about 2 – 3 hours’ drive passing through Fort Portal town. The sights of mystical mountains of the moon – the Ruwenzori will welcome you at a distance before approaching Bundibugyo district and eventually Semuliki National Park. The Sempaya nature walk will see you traverse one of the pre-historic forests in East Africa that survived the last ice age and with great concentration of Guinea-Congo biome species. The walk which lasts between 2 – 4 hours takes you down to the female (Nyansimbi) and Male (Bitente) hot springs with the largest spring spouting up to 2m high. Here, you have to be careful as the emerging water has a temperature of more than 100 degrees Celsius and the pools that surround are also hot. You are free to boil some plantains and eggs which gets ready within a couple of minutes. The walk also exposes to chances of encountering the red-tailed monkey, grey cheeked mangabey and black and white colobus monkey. Upon return from this encounter, you will visit the Bambuti Pygmies at Ntandi about 5km from Sempaya along the Bundibugyo road. The Bambuti Pygmies have got close coloration to the Batwa forest people of south western Uganda and Rwanda not forgetting the Basua pygmies of Congo basin. The Bambuti of Ntandi are not forest dwellers but are short in height than an average person. You will return to Fort Portal for lunch after which you will transfer to Kasese region. You will visit the Rwenzori Art Foundation – the only bronze casting center in Africa to have a look at the process of various sculpture making and the final products. A fine cup of coffee can be arranged at the site before proceeding to visit the Ruboni craft & wax center to have a look at how the local people extract different products like candles from bees wax and also encounter the craft making process. It is an experiential and if interested you can have some time and participate in making if various crafts like baskets among others. Proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Ihamba Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Midrange) or Ruboni Community Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 6 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do whole day Mountain Rwenzori hiking – encounter the legendary mountains of the moon.

Mountain Rwenzori hiking

Transfer early after breakfast to Mount Rwenzori (Nyakalengija) for the whole day Rwenzori hiking encounter. The hiking encounter exposes you to raised landscapes of Mount Rwenzori offering impressive scenic views of the ridges and glaciers and the rift valley flats below. It is a perfect one day active adventure exploring the legendary mountains of the moon as described the famous Greek geographer Ptolemy in 150AD towering to 5,109m above sea level making it the tallest mountain range in Africa and the third highest in Africa. Return from the activity at 5:30 pm and transfer to your lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Ihamba Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Midrange) or Ruboni Community Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 7 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park & Kazinga channel boat cruise

Kazinga channel boat cruise

Wake up very for a cup of coffee before setting of for the game drive activity in the savannah game park of Queen Elizabeth. The early departure at 06:00 gives you an opportunity to see night hunters like hyenas getting back to their hiding places and early risers setting off to look for what to eat. The drive through the Kasenyi and channel tracks gives a probable opportunity to see a range of game including; Lions, buffalo, elephants, elusive leopard (if too lucky), defassa water bucks, Uganda kobs, Oribis, side stripped jackal among other wildlife. Return to the lodge after this 3 -4 hour game drive and relax till lunch time. After lunch, you will gather at Mweya for a recreational afternoon launch cruise leaving at 03:00pm taking 2 hours exploring the magical offerings of Kazinga Channel including the sights of water birds and wild game drinking on the channel side, the Nile crocodile and the Hippos. The 45m channel that stretches from Lake George to Lake Edward has tranquil waters that always give pleasure and psychological satisfaction to any traveller on Uganda safaris. Retire from the boat at 5 pm for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Enganzi Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget/Basic).

Day 8 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & Ishasha game drive en route (tree climbing lions)

Ishasha game drive

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to the gorilla trekking haven of Bwindi south (Rushaga) 309km from Mweya. You will pass through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park and do simple game drives in search of the unique tree climbing lions that tend to rest on fig tree branches during day time – something that you can only find in Queen Elizabeth National Park Ishasha sector – Uganda and Lake Manyara National Park in southern Tanzania. Proceed with the journey, have lunch en route and arrive in Rushaga late in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Chameleon Hill Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Gorilla Valley Lodge (Midrange/standard) or Wagtail Eco- Safari Camp (Budget/Basic)

Day 9 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do gorilla trekking & transfer to Mgahinga

Gorilla safari to Mgahinga Gorilla NP

It is this long waited date when you will come across the critically endangered mountain gorillas that only exist in Bwindi and Virunga Volcanoes. You will wake up early for a heavy breakfast before gathering at the Park headquarters Buhoma for briefing at 08:00 about the conduct of gorilla trekking. You will head to the forest after briefing in search of these apes and though the trek is a bit challenging, it is one of those activities that you will never forget to have done in Uganda. The 2 – 8 hours activity involves hiking up the hills, descending down the valleys, walking through swamps and maneuvering the way through thickets which have formed the background of this Impenetrable forest before coming in direct contact with gorillas. The one full hour is at your disposal to maximize your experience with gorillas as you them forage, play, socialize and also gaze at you in a sign of welcoming and saying good bye. The opportunity to take as many photos as you can is availed to you while asking questions to your guide about these apes is up to your discretion. The experience is rewarding and worth undertaking. Your picnic lunch will take you through the activity after which you will descend to the starting point and embark on the transfer to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Mount Gahinga Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Mucha Hotel (Midrange/Standard) or Amajambere Iwacu Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 10 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Volcano climbing (climb Mount Gahinga or Muhabura or Sabyinyo)

climb Mount Gahinga

By this time, you will have made up your mind about which volcano to climb. Options range from 3,474m Mt. Gahinga taking 6 hours, 3,669m Mt. Sabyinyo taking 8 hours and 4,127m Mt. Muhavura going beyond 8 hours. Climbing any of these is possible and they can be summited including the round trip. The highest Muhavura gives the great views of Virunga volcanoes, Lake Edward, Rwenzori peaks and the roof top views of the impenetrable forest of Bwindi. While climbing Mt. Gahinga offers chances of citing golden monkeys in the Bamboo zone of this highland. The Sabyinyo has series of peaks due to its rugged top and has got a swamp crater which is impressive to encounter. You will retire from this encounter and return to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Mount Gahinga Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Mucha Hotel (Midrange/Standard) or Amajambere Iwacu Camp (Budget/Basic).

Day 11 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do Batwa heritage trail & transfer to Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi

After breakfast, set off for the Batwa heritage trail a half day activity that takes you through the forests of Mgahinga in the company of the indigenous Batwa guides as they interpret every forest landscape and what it meant in their traditional life. The hike stretches up to the Garama cave the ancient dwelling of the Batwa – one can call it their capital in the forest of Mgahinga volcanoes. The cave is a natural shelter that acted as the palace of their leader and a ground where festivities were celebrated. You will listen to the sorrowful songs being sung by the Batwa women taking you through the course of their tradition; it is a rich taste of the fading typical African culture. Return from this activity and embark on the transfer to Lake Bunyonyi 80km for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Bird nest @Lake Bunyonyi resort (Upmarket/luxury), Arcadia cottages (Midrange/standard) or Byoona Amagara (Budget/basic).

Day 12 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Full day relaxation at Lake Bunyonyi. (Do Canoe Paddling /Boat cruise & a community tour)

Lake Bunyonyi

Dubbed the lake of a thousand islands, Lake Bunyonyi has a range of islands stretching up to 29 in number and can be explored on 5 – 6 hours boat ride while on this safari in Uganda. The Lake Bunyonyi encounter is designed to maximize your relaxation and is entirely recreational. The tranquil waters of the lake and the surrounding views of Kigezi highlands dubbed the Switzerland of Africa combine to make this day a total complete experience. Besides boat or canoe experience, you will visit the island communities of the local Bakiga to explore into their traditions like the process of making local brew out of sorghum and process of preparing local food. The cultural performances like dances can be arranged. Retire from the activity for relaxation at the lodge and overnight.

Accommodation: Bird nest @Lake Bunyonyi resort (Upmarket/luxury), Arcadia cottages (Midrange/standard) or Byoona Amagara (Budget/basic).

Day 13 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Lake Mburo & visit Igongo cultural museum &1520 AD monument en route.

Uganda Short Safari to Lake Mburo

After breakfast embark on 199km journey to Lake Mburo National Park passing through the farmed hill sides of south western Uganda before making a stop at Igongo cultural center 12km past Mbarara town. You will have lunch at Igongo after which you will tour the Erijukiro cultural museum featuring the collections of all cultures of south western region. The amazing sculptures of Muguta Y’ Butaho a re-known ancient warrior and Mayenje g’ ishinjo an ancient troubled cow that caused turmoil between the Kingdom of Ankole and Buhweju will leave with a true taste of African tradition. The 1520 AD eclipse monument lies in close proximity and lives to testify the total solar eclipse that happened at that place of which by paying a visit to it, you would definitely deem to have been in existence when such wonder took place. Continue for 33km to have an overnight in Lake Mburo National Park.

Accommodation: Mihingo safari lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Arcadia cottages (Midrange/standard) or Eagles Nest (Budget/basic).

Day 14 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do community cultural tour at Enyemebwa center & have an evening nature walk.

Enyemebwa center

The Enyemebwa center is under the auspices of Ankole Cow Conservation Association (ACCA) which is motivated by the desire to conserve the Ankole long horned cattle. The selected beautiful cows (Enyemebwa) thrive at that center along with other traditions that include the kraal, herd’s man hut, respective handicrafts, and the entire setting that features that of the traditional Hima people of Ankole. The morning tour will give an opportunity to have an experiential touch with the herdsmen, participate in hand-milking, brushing the cows and setting out to graze in the traditional range lands of Ankole. You can have a chance of watering the cattle on hand crafted water trough made up of soil before mid-day. After this encounter, a traditional lunch can be prepared where you will have the opportunity of seeing the process of making sauce without fire – the Eshabwe made out of cow ghee which is done by skilled local women and traditionally grilled or roasted beef done by men. Alternatively, you can transfer back to the lodge for modern prepared lunch and relax a little. In the evening, you will set off for a nature walk. Exploring wild game on foot at the same time enjoying the acacia scenic landscape of Lake Mburo is very rewarding. Wild game like Burchell’s zebra, topis, Impala, oribis, warthog, eland, deffasa waterbuck might be encountered. The savannah vegetation marked by rolling grassland and thicket with acacia wood land dotted with rolling hills with protruding Precambrian rocks not forgetting series of Lakes that mark the valley floors combine to make the nature walk encounter at certain look out points like Kazuma hill memorable while in Lake Mburo National Park. Retire for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury), Arcadia Cottages (Midrange/Standard) or Eagles Nest (Budget/Basic).

Day 15 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Transfer to Kampala

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Kampala 240km about 3 – 4 hours excluding stops en route. The drive through the dry range lands of Ankole is rewarding and amazing scenic landscapes as you draw closer to the central region. You will make a stop at the Equator crossing Kayabwe 77km to Kampala for amazing photo shoots and water experiments to justify the geographical divide between the southern and northern hemispheres. Another stop can be made at Mpambire drum making village to explore into the traditional art of drum making where you will have an opportunity to participate in drum beating. Continue to arrive in Kampala in the afternoon for relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel (Upmarket/luxury), Cassia Lodge (Midrange/standard) or Buziga Country Resort (Budget/Basic)

Day 16 of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife: Do Kampala city tour

Kampala city is a destination of its self and thus worth to encounter on Uganda safari. The city is a hub of various attractions ranging from historical to cultural and religious attractions. The encounter in Kampala city will be more experiential in nature with great town walks to the upmarket suburbs like Nakasero and slums like Bwaise, boda-boda rides to explore various means of city travel in Kampala, visit to the local markets of Owino and Ggaba, religious sites of Namugongo Martyrs Shrine – where Uganda Martyrs were executed on the orders of Kabaka Mwanga, Gaddafi Mosque, Baha’i Temple – which is the only temple of the Baha’i in Africa, Namirembe and Rubaga Cathedrals, cultural encounters in Kasubi royal tombs where the Kings of Buganda are buried. At Kasubi, traditional lunch will be served and a demonstration about its preparation will be made and will be participatory and visit the Buganda Kingdom Place and Bulange dressed like a traditional Muganda man or woman in a Kanzu and Gomesi respectively where you will also encounter the Amin’s torture chambers that gives you a snap shot of Uganda’s political past. Encounter the prestigious Makerere University which is the first in epitome of knowledge, summit of wisdom and pinnacle of intellectualism in the south of Sahara, east of Indian Ocean, west of Equatorial jungle and north of River Limpompo.

End of the 16 Days Uganda Safari Uganda Tour Gorillas Wildlife

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations in Uganda

Silverback Lodge – Bwindi: This lodge facility is approximately five minutes’ walk to Bwindi Impenetrable national park. Positioned on a hill top overseeing Bwindi forest, it is the biggest in the area of Buhoma with 12 rooms.

Mweya Safari Lodge – Queen Elizabeth National park: This lodge is an up market setting situated in the peninsular of Mweya at the heart of the park. Enclosed by the mystical Ruwenzori Mountains, it provides a five star accommodation facilities and services.

Primate Lodge – Kibale: This is located inside the park, very close to Kanyanchu tourism center thus provide a perfect base for every activity including Chimp trekking. It has finest accommodation ranging from Luxury tents, to forest cottages to Sky trees and Camping.

Paraa safari lodge – Murchison falls: Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the 54 rooms at Paraa Safari Lodge are complete with balcony and en-suite private. The luxurious pool overlooks the winding River Nile below, which was the setting for the classic Hollywood movie “The African Queen” (starring Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart).

Mihingo lodge – Lake Mburo: Mihingo Lodge is a peaceful and exclusive retreat adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park. It has ten rooms set up on wooden platforms with stilts, covered by a thatched roof. Suspended under the thatched roof is a spacious and comfortable tent equipped with en-suite bathrooms with stunning views, including hot and cold running water, showers, and flush loos. Placed in varied settings, some rooms are situated in a forest, some with a lake view, and some on rocky outcrops.

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations in Rwanda

Mountain Gorilla View Lodge: This accommodation facility extends value for money and the magnificent sights of the Volcanoes national park. It is positioned on the lower gradients of Sabyinyo Mountain. Gorilla view lodge contains 30 private stone cottages with modern furnishing and décor. With a fire place and en suite facilities, the lodge is worth of stay while at Gorilla tracking safari in Rwanda.

La Palme Hotel: With 48 fully furnished rooms with 4 big elegantly designed suites, La Palme Hotel counts among the cozy and ultimate safari accommodations within the environs of Volcanoes national park. Rooms have Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, 24 hour room service, telephone and double beds.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge: The lodge is found on the edge of Nyungwe forest and it has 24 luxury rooms the 2 being suites providing tourists with comfortable sleeps while on their safaris in Rwanda. The lodge has a swimming pool, lounge, bar, fire place, en suite facilities, restaurant, laundry services, internet access, Air conditioner and so many other services provided to Rwanda safari tourists.

Muhabura Guest House: Muhabura hotel is a budget accommodation found opposite musanze headquarters near the bank of Kigali. This exposes you to a comfortable life while you stay away your home. There are 30 rooms with single, double and Twin. The rooms are self-contained, with warm and cold showers, satellite TV, laundry services, balcony, garden and so many others.

La Palme Hotel: This is among the best deluxe hotel in Rwanda where tourists always feel comfortable to stay while o their Rwanda safaris. This hotel has 48 well designed rooms with 4 large suites. The rooms have screens, good services, internet access, Double bed, telephone and are self-contained.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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