18 Days Rwanda & Uganda Wildlife Safari

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Our 18-day Rwanda-Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari offers you the unique chance to experience the best of both countries, delving into the heart of their natural beauty and wildlife wonders. This extraordinary journey takes you on an exploration of Rwanda and Uganda, two incredible East African nations known for their diverse landscapes, captivating wildlife, and iconic mountain gorillas. Get ready to trek through rainforests, encounter chimpanzees, explore national parks, and gaze upon the awe-inspiring mountain ranges.

Detailed Safari Itinerary: 18 Days Rwanda & Wildlife Safari

Day#1: Arrival and Start of the Adventure
Your adventure begins as you arrive at your hotel in Kigali. Prepare for a thrilling journey through Rwanda and Uganda's finest attractions, from lush forests to serene lakes, and majestic wildlife encounters.

Day#2-3: Exploring Akagera National Park
Discover Akagera National Park's diverse ecosystem with game drives, balloon safaris, and a boat cruise on Lake Ihema. Marvel at the richness of East African wildlife, including elephants, antelopes, and more.

Day#4: Kigali City Tour and Journey to Nyungwe Forest
After a morning city tour and a visit to Nya Mata and Gisozzi genocide memorial sites, continue to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Explore the lush rainforest and experience the thrill of chimpanzee trekking.

Day#5-6: Chimpanzee Trekking and Nature Walks
Embark on an early morning chimpanzee trek, followed by a chance to spot other primates within Nyungwe Forest. Engage in optional activities like canopy walks, bird watching, and more.

Day#7: Scenic Drive to Lake Kivu
Experience the stunning beauty of the drive to Lake Kivu, with its breathtaking views and picturesque landscapes. Enjoy boat cruises, canoeing, bike riding, and cultural visits.

Day#8: Journey to Volcanoes National Park
Embark on a journey to northern Rwanda and the famous Volcanoes National Park. This iconic park is renowned for its gorilla population and offers various activities, including gorilla trekking.

Day#9-10: Gorilla Trekking and Cultural Exploration
Experience the thrill of gorilla tracking, observing these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Delve into the legacy of Dian Fossey and explore the park's stunning landscapes.

Day#11: Cross the Border to Uganda
Cross into Uganda via the Cyanika border and enjoy the scenic drive. Optional activities include lake visits, canoeing, and encounters with the Batwa pygmies.

Day#12-13: Queen Elizabeth National Park Exploration
Embark on game drives in both the Ishasha and Mweya sectors of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Spot tree-climbing lions and a variety of wildlife species, including big cats.

Day#14-15: Discover the Rwenzori Mountains
Trek through the Rwenzori Mountains, enjoying the spectacular scenery and hiking opportunities. Connect with nature and experience the serenity of this mountainous region.

Day#16-17: Murchison Falls National Park Adventures
Explore the beauty of Murchison Falls National Park through game drives and a boat cruise on the Nile River. Encounter the big five and other fascinating wildlife species.

Day#18: Return to Kampala
Conclude your safari with a journey back to Kampala, visiting the Rhino tracking sanctuary along the way. Reflect on the unforgettable memories and experiences gained throughout your 18-day adventure.

Included in the Safari Package:

  • Airport pickup Accommodation as per the itinerary transportation via safari van Gorilla and chimp permits Game drives and boat Cruises City tours and museum visits.


Excluded from the Safari Package:

  • Personal expenses such as airfare, visa fees, drinks, laundry, tips, and shopping Trekking porter fees Personal insurance and other personal items