Theres a wealth of adventure to be had in both Uganda and Rwanda, especially now that tourists are beginning to rediscover this region. We keep this trip small and intimate think guesthouses and farm stays in order to really create a connection with this captivating land. Of course therell be trekking to spot chimps and gorillas and game drives through Queen Elizabeth II National Park to see elephants and hippos, but well also visit the genocide museum for a closer look at the recent history of the region. Trust us: Uganda and Rwanda will stay in your memory for a very long time.
Duration: 10 Days
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Kampala, Uganda
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: 4 - Demanding
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 145003
End City: Kigali, Rwanda
|Duration: 10 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of:||Physical rating: 4 - Demanding|
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|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 145003|
|Starts: Kampala, Uganda||Finishes: Kigali, Rwanda|
Meet at the tour's starting point in Kampala and have a short information meeting with your CEO and fellow travellers before the drive to Jinja.
Spend a free afternoon here before an included welcome dinner in the evening.
This trip starts in Kampala on Day 1 at 9am so we recommend you arrive a day early. We can help you arrange a transfer from Entebbe airport if needed and also a night of pre-tour accommodation in Kampala. Arriving early and spending an extra night in Kampala will ensure you are ready to meet your group at 9am on Day 1. Accommodation in Jinja is furnished tents.
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s))
Enjoy a free day in Jinja. Opt to go whitewater rafting, horseback riding, bungee jumping, quad biking, and more. In the evening, opt for a sunset cruise.
Take the scenic route to Fort Portal at the edge of Kibale National Park. Spend the night on a farm listening to the sounds of monkeys and birds.
Accommodation in Fort Portal is on a farm in furnished tents.
Private Vehicle (7.00-8.00 hours, 400km)
Explore the evergreen rainforest and trek to spot chimps in the morning or afternoon.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is characterized by open savannah, large areas of swamp around Lake George, the extensive Maramagambo Forest in the southeast, and the forested Kyambura Gorge along the border with Kyambura Game Reserve.
Accommodations in Queen Elizabeth are furnished tents.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 115km)
Explore the national park with a chimp trek in search of the playful primates. Enjoy a safari drive with possible sightings of buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs, lions, leopards, hyenas, giant forest hogs, and elephants.
Cross the border into Rwanda and continue to Musanze, formerly Ruhengeri, the gateway to Volcanoes National Park.
Accommodation in Musanze is a standard hotel.
Border Crossing (Uganda - Rwanda)
Head into Volcanoes National Park to meet the park ranger/guide for orientation. Embark on the trek, which can vary in length and difficulty, depending on the location of the gorilla family that's being visited. Spend 1 hr (max) observing these beautiful and endangered creatures, a truly privileged experience. Trek back and return to town. Enjoy free time in the afternoon.
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
Head to Rwanda's capital city, Kigali. Visit the genocide museum to learn more about the dark history of this fascinating country.
Accommodation in Kigali is a standard hotel.
Genocide Memorial Visit
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 100km)
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Trip Name: Culture & Wildlife of Uganda & Rwanda
Duration: 10 Days
From Price: 3149
Trip Code: 145003
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