10 Days Uganda & Rwanda Explorer Tour Itinerary

10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari is an awesome safari tour to discover Uganda & Rwanda. This  all inclusive 10 days Rwanda & Uganda explorer tour heads to Queen Elizabeth national park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Volcanoes National Park, Lake Kivu and Nyungwe forest national park. The 10 days Rwanda Uganda Tour  takes you for Golden Monkey tracking, Chimpanzee tracking, game viewing drives in Akagera, boat cruise on Lake  Ihema, Hiking Mount Karisoke research center, canopy nature walks alongside all photogarphy  moments.

10 days Uganda Rwanda SafariSafari highlights

  • Game drive
  • Canopy walk
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Cultural tour
  • Gorilla trekking
  • Golden monkey trekking
  • Boat cruise on lake kivu
  • Photographic moments at the equator
  • City excursion/tour
  • Trek to Karisoke research center

10 days safari tour summary

Day 1: Pick up from the airport and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 2: Early morning game drive and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi’s impenetrable national park

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda 

Day 6: Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park and a visit to ibyiwachu village

Day 7: Trek to Karisoke research center and a boat cruise on Lake Kivu

Day 8: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park and a Canopy walk/stroll

Day 9: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park.

Day 10: Transfer to the airport for departure

 

Detailed itinerary of the safari tour

 Day 1; Pick up from airport and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Upon your arrival at the airport for the 10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari, our guide will welcome, brief and transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. During the 405-kilometer journey, you will enjoy scenic views of the hills along your way including a stopover at the point where the equator crosses through Uganda. After taking numerous photographs at the equator, you will then proceed and arrive at queen Elizabeth Park where you will check in to the lodge, have dinner and an overnight rest.

Meal plan; Dinner

Day 2: Early morning game drive and a boat cruise on kazinga channel

After an early morning breakfast, you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park for an early morning game drive where you will look out for various wildlife species such as elephants, Lions, buffaloes, waterbucks, warthogs, Uganda kobs, antelopes, leopards and many others. After the morning game drive activity, you will return to the lodge, have a delectable lunch then head in for a leisurely boat cruise on Kazinga Channel that is a 32-kilometer-long natural channel linking lake Edward to lake George. During the boat cruise, expect to encounter with various wildlife creatures such as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos and bird species like cormorants, kingfisher, herons, hamerkops, starlings, martial eagle among others. After the boat ride, you shall return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and rest.

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 3: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National Park

On day 3 of your safari tour, you will wake up, have an early morning delicious breakfast and embark on a 250-kilometer journey to Bwindi impenetrable National Park.

Along the journey, you will pass via the well-known Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park that is home to the tree climbing lions which will add up to your animal wildlife viewing experience. Upon arrival at Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will check in to the lodge where you will have dinner and an overnight rest

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park

After morning breakfast, you will head in for briefing at the park headquarters about the gorilla trekking activity. 10 days Uganda & Rwanda explorer tour

You will then be assigned a well-trained game ranger who will lead you to the forest in search for the amazing creatures. During this activity, you will not only spot the gorillas but also see other wildlife creatures such as primate species like blue monkeys, colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, grey checked mangabeys, vervet monkeys and also variety of bird species. After the engaging trek, you will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight rest

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 5: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda

On day 5 of your 10 days Uganda and Rwanda safari, you will have a leisurely breakfast, check out of your lodge and head in for a transfer to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. You will be driven as you relax and enjoy the scenic hill views along the road including views of the Virunga Volcanoes. You will then arrive at Volcanoes National Park where you’ll check in to your lodge, have a delicious dinner and an overnight stay

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 6: Golden monkey tracking in Volcanoes National Park and a visit to ibyiwachu village

On this day, you will wake up, have breakfast then proceed to the park headquarters for an orientation about the golden monkey trekking activity.

Golden Monkey Tracking The Golden monkeys are a sub species to the blue monkeys usually characterized with gold color on their backs and cheeks. Tracking the golden monkeys will also reward you with views of some primates like the black and white Colobus monkeys, Olive baboons and others. You will return to the lodge, have a relaxing lunch and in the evening pay a visit to ibyiwachu village for a cultural experience of the Rwandan culture where you will also understand the way of life of the Rwanda people. You shall return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and rest.

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 7: Trek to Karisoke research center and a boat cruise on Lake Kivu

On day 7, you will have an early morning breakfast and pay for a visit to Karisoke research center for a hike on the Dian Fossey Tomb that was established on 24th September 1967. Karisoke research center is suited in between the two volcanic ranges of volcanoes national park with its name derived from the two mountains karasimbi and Bisoke. After the hike, you will return to the lodge, have lunch and proceed for an evening boat ride on the fresh waters of lake kivu where you will be able to spot various bird species. You will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 8: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park and a Canopy walk/stroll

After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on a journey of 270 kilometers to Nyungwe forest National Park. During the 4-to-5-hour drive, you will view the scenic hills of Rwanda throughout the journey. Upon your arrival at the park, you’ll check in to the lodge, have lunch and proceed for a canopy walk along a 50-meter lengthy suspended bridge. During the canopy stroll activity, you will also be able to spot some primates and bird species like Kungwe Apaliser, Shelley crimson wing, Grauer’s Warbl and others within the forest. You will later return to your lodge for a delicious dinner and overnight stay.

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 9: Chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe forest national park.

On the nineth day of this safari, you will have a morning breakfast then head to the park headquarters for a briefing about the chimp trek activity. You will be assigned a well-trained park guide who will be there to help answer all your concerns during the trek. During this adventure, you will encounter with chimps chattering and giggling as they jump from one tree to another. You will not only see the chimpanzees but also have views of some unique primates like Angola monkeys, Red tailed monkeys, velvet monkeys and other wildlife creatures. After the engaging trek, you will return to the lodge, have a delicious dinner and an overnight rest.

Meal plan; All meals included

Day 10: Transfer to the airport for departure

After an early morning breakfast, you will end your 10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari by being driven off to Kigali city where you may decide to shop some items from the city or even pay a visit to Murambi genocide museum, Butare national museum, Kimironko and Kicukiro market among others depending on the time of your scheduled flight. Your amazing 10 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari tour ends here.

Meal plan; Breakfasf