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8 Day Rwanda Volcanoes Gorillas & Uganda Lake Mburo Safari

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This Seven day safari will take you to the Volcanoes National Park for a gorilla trekking experience and for an excursion in Kigali city, you later have an opportunity to cross into Uganda and have a day off at the Lake Bunyonyi with options to swim, canoe riding, Bird watching. This trip is climaxed with some game viewing at The Lake Mburo National Park before Ending the safari In Kampala.

Cost: $2,350 to $2,450 pp

Included

  • Park fees
  • Gorilla permits
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals – as specified in the day-by-day section
  • Drinking water

Excluded

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items – travel insurance, visa fees, etc
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kigali

On arrival at the Airport, You will be picked up by our professional Drivers and Guides. This day depending on arrival time you get a chance to view the beautiful clean city of Kigali. You will then be driven to your Hotel for checkin and have a rest as we get ready for the next Days Expedition.

Day 2Kigali City Tour and Transfer to Volcanoe

After breakfast you will visit the Genocide memorial site where thousands of innocent people lost their lives during the genocide of the mid 1990s in Rwanda and listen to the touching narratives of how people were cruelly put to death. During this you willmove and tour around the city, You will have lunch and later visit the Presidential Palace Museum, we later to transfer to Ruhengeri near the Volcanoes National Park.

Day: 3Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park

You will have an early breakfast and move to the Park headquarters where you will receive a briefing on the rules of gorilla trekking and be allocated the gorilla group you will be trekking. You will after the briefing be led by the ranger guides into the forest to search for the gorillas in the Volcano Virunga Hills and the verdant Valley. Once traced you will spend a maximum of one hour observing the gorillas in their natural setting. The tracking will be a 2-5 hour exercise after which you will transfer to Kigali.

Day:4Transfer and Relaxation by Lake Bunyonyi

Have a free day to relax by beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.
There is a short list of optional activities: canoeing, swimming (safe in this lake), hiking on Bushara trail along the lake-shores, return to the hotel and relax / canoe ride along Lake Bunyonyi with small resident and exotic bird species singing. This can be an option for the next day as well.

Day 5:Canoe ride / swimming / hike to the view point at Lake Bunyonyi

Bunyonyi means “place of little birds” and as the name suggests, there is plenty of birdlife around the lake. The landscape around the lake is made up of terraced hills protruding from the water’s edge. You will choose either to go for a canoe ride, swim on the lake or hike to the view point on the hills to see the exceedingly beautiful scenery of this part of the country.

Day 6 :Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast transfer to Lake Mburo, the ‘Zebra magnet’. Leave Lake Bunyonyi and continue driving through the hilly areas. Arrive in the park and have lunch at the lodge before heading for an afternoon game drive for view of Zebras, Topis, Warthogs, cape buffaloes and impalas.

Day 7 Safari walk in Lake Mburo National Park and transfer to kampala

Early morning safari walk, get early up to visit the hyenas den, chance to see Leopards, zebras, waterbucks, birds buffaloes in there day break jungle life! Get back for breakfast and start the drive to kampala. Have early lunch in Masaka and a stopover at the Equator.

Day 8: Transfer to Entebbe Airport

After Break Fast depending on the Flight Time, Transfer to Entebbe International Airport.

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