10 Days Uganda Rwanda & Congo Gorilla Safari Tour, Combi Tours
10 Days Uganda Rwanda flying Safari tour to explore the primates in Africa, among the top safari parks to be visited for primate watching experience include kibale forest national park for chimpanzee tracking , Bwindi Impenetrable national Park for gorilla trekking, Second optional visit to Mgahinga National Park for a double gorilla trekking experience & Volcanoes national park in Rwanda for Golden Monkey later explore the democratic republic of congo for Nyiragongo hike experience in virunga national park before flying out in either Goma or Kigali Rwanda.
Book 10 Days Uganda Rwanda , Congo gorilla & Chimpanzee Tracking tour with Primate Safari Experiences Starting in Uganda Kampala( Entebbe international Airport) ending in either Rwanda ( Kigali international Airport ) or Democratic republic of congo ( Goma Airport).
10 Days Classic Primate Safari Highlights
|Day 1: Arrival and Pick Up||Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga|
|Day 2: Transfer to Kibale for chimpanzee tracking||Day 7: Golden monkey Tracking|
|Day 3: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience.||Day 8: Transfer to Goma|
|Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park.||Day 9: Nyiragongo Volcano Hike|
|Day 5: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Uganda.||Day 10: Descend & Take Flight|
Detailed itinerary for 10 Days Primate Safari Tour.
Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international Airport .
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you be welcomed by the experienced tour guide for primate Safari experience , incase the arrival time is early enough , you will go for the city tour of kampala and explore the major attractions in the city centre of Kampala & Entebbe Uganda . Kampala site seeing include Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo Uganda Martyr’s Shrine, Bulange King’s Palace Mengo among others. in the evening , you will check in and relax at the hotel in Kampala Protea Hotel by Marriott luxury or Hotel African for Mid-range.
Day 2: Transfer to Kiable forest national park
After early morning breakfast at the hotel in Kampala , you will be driven in air conditioned Safari jeep by your experienced tour guide to connect to Kibale forest national park located in western Uganda .
Kibale forest national park is known for being the home for the most lovely primates of the Chimpanzee and other 13 primates in the jungles . In the afternoon , you will go for chimpanzee tracking in the wilderness of the kibale with the experienced ranger guide. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge for luxury and mid-range Isunga Lodge.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Habituation Experience
As its well known that chimpanzee tracking is different from chimpanzee Habituation like time spent with the primates , amount paid and the start up time.
After morning breakfast at the hotel , you will transfer to Kibale forest national park headquarters for briefying about the rules and regulations for chimpanzee Habituation experience . The walk with the chimpanzees is among the top joyful safari activities enjoyed by travelers that visit Kibale for primate Safaris tailored by Primate Safari Experience.
Chimpanzee Habituation starts at 6:00am in the morning and the walk lasts till evening for the true ultimate Safari experience of the primates. Travelers are advised to carry packed lunch , Drinking water and hire porters at the park to help them during the time of walking with the Chimpanzee in the wilderness. Dinner and overnight as Above .
Day 4: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park.
On this lovely day of departing from Kibale forest national park , you will have a relaxed morning drink and start to drive connecting to Bwindi impenetrable national park the known home for the mountain gorillas in the region which is not part of the Virunga Mountains.
The drive route from Kibale to bwindi passes through the road located in Queen elizabeth national park which is known for the tree climbing lions . Incase time allows , the Guide will stop and try to search for the lions in the wilderness of Africa. Lunch will held at Savannah Safari Lodge and later proceed to arrive at Bwindi forest national park in the late evening , Check in ichumbi gorilla lodge for Luxury and Rushaga Gorilla Camp for Mid-range.
Day 5: Gorilla Habituation Experience
As the Normal practice is that primate trekking has rules and regulations that have to be followed by the trekkers , you will drive to the park headquarters in rushaga sector for the gorilla habituation briefying and enter into the jungle to search for the gorillas and once found , you will walk with the gorillas in the wilderness . Gorilla habituation lasts for 4 hours from the moment you come face to face with the gorillas.
The maximum number of paxs allowed for gorilla habituation are 4 paxs as its well known that uganda wildlife authority only sells 4 gorilla habituation permits per day .
After the experience , you will drive back to the hotel for relaxation at the hotels and even explore lake mutanda incase time allows .Dinner and overnight at Gahinga Lodge in Mgahinga National Park.
Day 6: Gorilla Trekking in Mgahinga National Park
As its the practice that all tailor made primate safaris that are known as combi tour , always rewards the traveler with double exposure of the mountain gorillas visiting the mgahinga gorillas for the best experience .
You will have your morning breakfast and later transfer to the park headquarter for the breifying about the gorilla trekking in Mgahinga , Later enter into the jungle to start the hike in the search for the mountain gorillas in the park . Once found , you will be allowed to stay with the gorillas for one hour watching them feed, play with the young ones in their wilderness. Among the difference from Gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation is the number of persons allowed to see the gorillas in that group 4paxs v 8paxs and time of watching the gorillas 4 Hour v 1 hour . later after the enjoyment of the gorilla trekking experience watching the mountain gorillas , you will cross to Volcanoes national Park for dinner and overnight at five Volcanoes Lodge.
Day 7: Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes national Park.
After morning breakfast from this luxury lodge , you will drive to volcanoes national park headquarters for breifying about the golden monkey tracking rules and regulations since the golden monkey are also primates that are found in the virunga mountains only which are shared by Uganda , Rwanda and democratic republic of congo . You will enjoy the golden monkey search in the park and after return to the hotel for lunch and later proceed to Gisenyi town located at the borderline with Democratic republic of congo. Dinner and overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel
Day 8: Transfer to Goma ( Virunga National Park)
After morning breakfast , the experienced guide from democratic republic of congo will pick you from the your hotel in Rwanda ( Lake Kivu Serena ) and transfer to cross to congo. The experienced tour guide will take you through the immigration process to enable you easily cross to prepare the mind for the true experience of hiking nyiragongo volcanoes.
Clients are expected to be crossing the border at 11;00am and arrive at mikeno lodge for dinner and overnight .
Day 9 : Nyiragongo Hike
After morning breakfast, you will depart from the hotel and transfer to kibati station where the briefying for the nyiragongo hike, various steps and resting points during the hike. The guide will register you for the climbing activity of nyiragongo and prepare the mind for the lovely hike. Dinner and overnight Nyiragongo Summit Shelter.
Day 10: Descending Nyiragongo
After early morning breakfast, you will descend the volcano to kibati station where you can arrive at 10:00am in the morning , Depending on the departure point , if its Goma international airport you will transfer to that airport yet those who are flying out in Kigali will drive and cross the border to Rwanda , proceed to Kigali International Airport to board your flight back home.
- Professional driver guide
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- En-route Meals
- Transport in a 4×4 vehicle
- Entrance fees
- Ranger fees
- Gorilla trekking permit
- Airport Transfer fees
- Items of personal nature
- International Flights
- Drinks & Laundry
- Telephone fees
- Personal insurance