6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari – Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and Wildlife Expeditions
This 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari – Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and Wildlife Expeditions starts in Rwanda with Kigali city tour then to Mgahinga National Park for Golden Monkey to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park, home to endangered mountain gorillas, medley wonders of queen Elizabeth National Park lastly to Home of primates (primate capital) Kibale National Park. The safari is perfect for travelers who want to Explore Rwanda and Uganda for a short time for either Business or conference and also want to include wildlife safari before flying back home.
6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari Highlights
- Day 1: Kigali – Uganda (Mgahinga National Park)
- Day2: Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga National Park.
- Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking and Batwa trail
- Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and do a boat cruise on Kazinga channel in the afternoon
- Day 5: Do a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth NP and transfer to Kibale National Park with Bigodi swamp walk in afternoon and Night walk in Kibale National Park.
- Day 6: Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe
Detailed 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari
Day 1: Kigali – Uganda (Mgahinga National Park)
Our 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari guide/driver picks you at 8:30 am from your hotel or place of residence in Kigali. Kigali city Tour with a visit to Genocide Memorial, Kimironko market and later drive to Uganda. Mgahinga National Park highland rain forest on earth, filled with primates and exotic birds, valleys, hilltops and papyrus swamps.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mondi Lodge –Kisoro.
Day2: Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga National Park.
Just like gorilla trekking, golden monkey tracking starts with tourists arriving at the park headquarters by 7:30am for pre-tracking briefing (on the dos and don’ts of tracking the golden monkeys). The actual trek begins at 8:00am. Hiking through the forests to sight the golden monkeys is not so strenuous like gorilla trekking because golden monkeys live in lower areas, so tourists do not track for more than 3 hours. When tourists encounter the golden monkey family, they are given one hour to spend with them (to take photographs and observe their behavior). With this activity, there is no minimum number of tourists who track each group and age limit is 12 years.
Dinner and overnight: Rushaga Gorilla Haven Lodge
Day 3: Bwindi Gorilla Trekking and Batwa trail
Begin the day of 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari with breakfast ready for trekking, which begins at 8:00 am with a briefing from the UWA staff. Ensure to carry along with you rain jacket, drinking water, snacks, jungle boots etc the 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari guides will lead you inside the jungle to see the shy Primates for a group you have been booked for. Do not forget to take your lunch boxes and all the necessary gear to track the rare Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The tracking may take between 2 and 6 hours but it’s well worth the effort. The afternoon is spent on a village walk. The Rushaga Village Walk gives you a great opportunity to see how the people surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Also is a great way to support the local community in a direct way.
Dinner and overnight stay at Rushaga Gorilla Havens Lodge.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park and do a boat cruise on Kazinga channel in the afternoon
Morning after breakfast drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park Your 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park continues through the magnificent Rwenzori Mountain range. Upon You will check-in at your lodge, have lunch and prepare for an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. The cruise offers you an opportunity to see, at close range, the highest concentration of water submerged hippo, crocodile and a variety of birdlife. After the boat cruise you will take part in an evening game drive along the Channel track to explore the wildlife in their evening activities as you continue on to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tembo Safari Lodge
Day 5: Do a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth NP and transfer to Kibale National Park with Bigodi swamp walk in afternoon and Night walk in Kibale National Park.
After breakfast you will check-out and embark on an early morning game drive along Kasenyi Track and Queen’s mile in the park. You will expect to see cape buffalo, elephant topi, kob, warthog, waterbuck, hyena, leopard, as well as lion and lots of birds. After the game drive you will go to Kibale National Park. You will arrive at Kibale National Park in the afternoon where you will have time to prepare for Bigodi swamp walk in the afternoon, return at the lodge as you prepare for a night walk in Kibale national park dinner and overnight in preparation for your exciting adventure tomorrow!
Accommodation: Kibale Forest Lodge.
Day 6: Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe
Morning After breakfast the most favorite of Kibale’s walks embarks on from the Kanyanchu Visitor center at 08.00 & 15.00 and lasts 2 to 3 hours. Chimpanzee are the most sought-after primate by visitors, but you should look out for the black & white colobus, red tailed monkey or the grey cheeked mangabeys. Your 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari guides will be able to show you pittas & different bird species and will give details of the tradit of the plant species within the forest. This walk is for 6 people in a group. Advance booking is all-important especially during peak sea. After transfer to Kampala or Entebbe for your next flight back home we recommend a flight in late evening 12:40pm and above.
End of 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari
6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari – Gorillas, Chimpanzees, and Wildlife Expeditions Inclusions and Exclusions
- Park fees (For non-residents)
- Gorilla permit
- Chimpanzee permit
- Golden Monkey permit
- Night Walk Kibale National Park fees.
- All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/ 6 Days Rwanda Uganda Safari guide
- All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)
- International flights (From/to home)
- Additional accommodation at the end of the tour
- Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section).