7 Days Uganda/Rwanda Primates and Wildlife Safari
Day One: Kampala –Kibale Leave Kampala early morning and drive westwards via Mubende to Fort Portal. From Fort Portal, we will then continue to Kibale Forest National Park. This forest is home to the largest number of Man’s closest clones the Chimpanzees. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge Kibale/ Chimps nest
Day Two: Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest Wake up early for breakfast and then head to the Uganda wildlife headquarters for briefing after which you start searching for these humans who look alike. During the walk, you may stop to listen to the calls of the chimps in order not to bypass them. The walk will be guided providing information about chimps, other primates, fauna and flora making it informative and interesting. After the walk, you will have lunch and then go for a community walk to the nearby villages for cultural interaction and craft shopping. Dinner and overnight at your lodge
Day Three: Queen Elizabeth Nature Walk & Game Drive have a relaxed breakfast before you take off to Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will be at the park by mid-morning and go for a nature walk. Go for lunch at your lodge before you head to the Kazinga channel for the boat cruise that may give you the opportunity to see Hippos, Crocodiles, water birds and land mammals at the water’s edge. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/Simba Safari Lodge
Day Four: Game drive and Chimp Tracking At darn have breakfast before you go for your early morning game drive in search of Hyenas, Leopards, Jackals, Wild dogs, Lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Warthogs, Kobs, Bushbuck, Water Bucks, and many other big and small land mammals. You will have lunch at your lodge before you embark on your journey to Kyambura Gorge for your afternoon Chimp tracking expedition. Retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day Five: Cross to Rwanda Wake up at leisure before you start your scenic drive to Rwanda via Kabale-Kisoro to Gatuna border. Dinner and overnight at your lodge
Day Six: Gorilla trekking and hiking. Leave your lodge early morning after breakfast and report to the park headquarters for a briefing. Start the Gorilla tracking in the morning and once you find them spend an hour with the gorillas observing and taking pictures. Have lunch at your lodge and choose between a village/community walk and the visit to Lake Burela and Ruhondo(that is if you see the gorillas early). Dinner and overnight at your lodge
Day Seven: Kigali City tour/Genocide tour Have breakfast in the morning and drive to Kigali where you will do a city tour/Genocide tour before your safari ends.