Highlights: Unforgettable encounters with Chimpanzees, Mountain Gorillas, tree climbing Lions, and Africa’s friendliest people.
Other departures: Manchester - £4215, Glasgow - £4255, Cardiff - £4299, Newcastle - £4255, Birmingham - £4215, Bristol - £4295, Norwich - £4265
Optional Rwanda gorilla permit £1200
Scheduled Departures Dates
(Start In Entebbe end in Kigali) 08.01.2021 – 21.01.2021
19.02.2021 – 04.03.2021
16.04.2021 – 29.04.2021
11.06.2021 – 24.06.2021
16.07.2021 – 29.07.2021
20.08.2021 – 02.09.2021
29.10.2021 – 11.11.2021
03.12.2021 – 16.12.2021 Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda £1,200,00 (Optional at extra cost) Day 1: Arrival Entebbe: On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalization of the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel. Accommodation: Airport Guesthouse Entebbe. Approximately 10mins, 5kms Meal Plan:-, -, D Day 2: Rhinos And Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, you shall start your tour. Driving through Kampala, you shall proceed to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here you shall have a walking Safari to the Southern White Rhinos that have been re-introduced in Uganda. In the afternoon you will drive to the legendary Murchison Falls, from which the National park derives its name. Distance Entebbe - MFNP: Approximately 6 hours, 330 km
Accommodation: Murchison River Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 3: Game Drive And Boat Ride.
After breakfast, you shall go for an Early Morning game drive. The trip takes you through beautiful landscapes made up of savannah grasslands down to the delta point in search of Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, Buffalo, elephants, and several antelope as well as Bird species. In the afternoon, take a boat trip on the River Nile to the bottom of Murchison falls, enjoy these spectacular waterfalls.
Accommodation: Murchison River Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 4: Kibale National Park: After breakfast, you will depart Murchison Falls National Park and drive to Kibale National Park, driving past the Rift valley Escarpment. In the afternoon you will arrive in Fort portal town. Distance MFNP - Kibale: Approximately 8 hours, 370 km.
Accommodation: Kluge’s Guest Farm Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking and Bigodi Papyrus: After Breakfast you shall proceed to Kibale Forest for chimpanzee trekking. In the afternoon, you have the opportunity for a nature walk in the Bigodi Swamp as well as a community visit.
Accommodation: Kluge’s Guest Farm Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP)
After breakfast you will drive today to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park, crossing the equator along the way. You shall have an evening game drive. Distance Kibale - QENP: Approximately 2-3 hours, 120 km
Accommodation: Enganzi Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 7: Game Drive And Boat Ride
You start the day with an exciting early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, famously known as one of the World’s National Parks with the highest Bio-diversity of Flora and Fauna. In the afternoon, take the amazing Launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel, revealing hundreds of Hippo as well as numerous Bird species some of which are seasonal "immigrants" from Europe.
Accommodation: Enganzi Lodge Meal plan: B, -, D Day 8: Ishasha's Tree Climbing Lions After Breakfast you shall drive to Ishasha, the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enjoy the African wildlife in indescribable scenery. In Ishasha, you shall have a game drive in search of the unique tree-climbing lions. Distance QENP - Ishasha: Approximately 3 hours, 120 km.
Accommodation: Enjojo Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 9: Trip to Lake Bunyonyi
Today you start your journey to one of the most beautiful places in Uganda; Lake Bunyonyi which means a place with "many small birds. Along the way you shall have spectacular views of the terraces of the Ugandan mountains. This area is called the "Switzerland of Uganda". Time allowing, you may choose between different activities; a Canoe boat ride, a swim in the Bilharzia free lake, you may also explore a nearby village. Residents are happy for your visit and are open to explain their daily lives. Distance Ishasha - Lake Bunyonyi: Approximately 3 hour 30mins, 170 km.
Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort Meal Plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 10: Gorillas trekking
This morning you will get up very early to prepare for the upcoming gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas. Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 11: Drive to Rwanda After breakfast you will drive to Rwanda fondly known as the "land of a thousand hills." Enjoy the stunning landscapes along the way. Distance Lake Bunyonyi - Ruhengeri: Approximately 3hours, 150 km Accommodation: Davinci Lodge Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 12: Activities In Virunga Lake Kivu ( Optional 2nd Gorilla Trekking)
The volcanic chain "Virunga" is a breathtaking beauty of old volcanoes rising almost 5000 meters, completely covered by dense, green rainforest.” You shall choose an activity to undertake;- Trek the Mountain Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Hike the 3,711 m high Mt Bisoke, or visit the grave of the famous gorilla researcher Dian Fossey or visit habituated Golden monkeys. In the afternoon, you shall leave Ruhengeri and proceed south to Gisenyi on Lake Kivu. You will take a walk through the fashionable lakeside resort, as well as to the border post with DR Congo. Distance Ruhengeri - Gisenyi: Approximately 1hour, 60 km.
Accommodation: Paradise Kivu Resort, Gisenyi Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day 13: Day to Relax
Today you will choose to spend the rest of the day relaxing at the hotel; alternatively, you may take a walk to the fashionable lakeside resort, or go for a boat ride on the lake. Accommodation: Paradise Kivu Resort, Gisenyi Meal plan: Breakfast & Dinner Day14: Drive To Kigali and Departure
Today, you will drive to the capital of Rwanda in Kigali. Enjoy the beautiful scenery on the way. Upon your arrival in Kigali for a city tour, you will visit the Genocide Museum in the suburb Gisozi. In the evening depart for the Airport and take your flight back home. Distance Gisenyi - Kigali: Approximately 3hours, 200 km Accommodation: Meal Plan: Breakfast
End of your journey and beginning of your Memories. Includes:
Accommodation According to indicated Meal Plan (Bed, Breakfast, and Half Board). In cases where warm lunches are not provided, guests shall have packed lunch.
Transportation in Good condition 4*4 vehicle with pop up roof
Boat rides and Launch Cruises
Fuel, Entrance fees, and all relevant government tax.
A professional and experienced English speaking Guide.
All activities as indicated in the program.
Mineral Water while on the Tour. Excludes:
Visa fees to Uganda, Rwanda, and back home
Tips, souvenirs, and any personal purchases.
All Optional activities.