9-Days Uganda Rwanda and Burundi Safari

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9-Days Uganda Rwanda and Burundi Safari

9-Days trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Akagera National Park, and Burundi would offer a diverse and exciting wildlife and nature experience.

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda – Queen Elizabeth National Park

Arrive at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. Meet our guide and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (approximately 5-6 hours’ drive). On arrival, Check into your lodge/camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park. After relaxation, you will embark on an evening game drive in the park to spot wildlife. Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation: The Bush Lodge 

Meals Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Start the day with an early morning breakfast and transfer to the park for a game drive to maximize wildlife sightings. Explore the Kasenyi Plains and the Ishasha sector, known for its tree-climbing lions. Return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, spotting hippos, crocodiles, and various bird species. Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Accommodation: The Bush Lodge 

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (approximately 4-5 hours’ drive). Enjoy the scenic beauty of southwestern Uganda during the drive. Arrive at your lodge near Bwindi and check in. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, preparing for the gorilla trekking experience. Overnight stay near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Wake up early and have a hearty breakfast. After transfer to the park’s head quarter for briefing by park officials about gorilla trekking rules and guidelines. Embark on a thrilling gorilla trekking adventure in the dense forest. Trek through the forest, following experienced guides and trackers in search of a gorilla family. Once you find them, spend a magical hour observing and photographing the gorillas. Return to your lodge and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Rwanda – Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast, cross the border into Rwanda and drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park (approximately 6-7 hours’ drive). Enjoy the picturesque landscapes of Rwanda along the way. Arrive at your lodge near Nyungwe and check in. Relax and rest for the evening, preparing for the chimpanzee trekking experience. Overnight stay near Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Accommodation: Nyungwe Eziza Ecolodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe

Early morning breakfast at the lodge. Head to the park headquarters for a briefing on chimpanzee trekking. Begin your trek into the Nyungwe Forest, led by experienced guides. Search for chimpanzees and other primates while enjoying the beauty of the forest. Once you find a chimpanzee group, spend an unforgettable hour observing their behavior. After the trek, you can opt for a nature walk or experience the canopy walkway. Overnight stay near Nyungwe Forest National Park.

Accommodation: Nyungwe Eziza Ecolodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Akagera National Park

Depart Nyungwe after breakfast and drive to Akagera National Park in Rwanda (approximately 6-7 hours’ drive). Arrive at your lodge in Akagera and check in. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park, spotting wildlife such as elephants, giraffes, zebras, and various antelope species. Overnight stay in Akagera National Park.

Accommodation: Akagera Game Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Akagera National Park – Burundi

Embark on an early morning game drive in Akagera National Park for optimal wildlife sightings. Return to your lodge for breakfast and check out. Cross the border into Burundi and proceed to your chosen destination (e.g., Lake Tanganyika, Kibira National Park, or Bujumbura). Explore the attractions of Burundi based on your preferences and available time. Overnight stay in Burundi.

Accommodation: Mountain’s View Hotel

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight or continue your journey in Burundi if you have more time.

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

End of our 9-Days Uganda Rwanda and Burundi Safari

Please note that this itinerary is just a suggestion, and you can customize it based on your preferences, available time, and budget

Inclusions:

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Gorilla Trekking Permit
  • Professional Guide
  • Park Fees
  • Meals

Exclusion

  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Porter Services
  • Additional Activities

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