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21 Days & 20 Nights – Rwanda & Uganda tour itinerary, the very best tour attractions available in the two countries.

Day 1: Arrive in Rwanda:
Arrive at Kigali International Airport, meet, greet, and thereafter, transfer to Kigali Serena hotel,

kigali serena meals
Dinner & overnight at Kigali Serena hotel.

Day 2: The Kigali City Tour:

Gisozi Genocide Memorial Kigali
The full day of Kigali city tour, taking in the central business district,

  • Camp Kigali,
  • Dr. Richard Kandt Natural Museum,
  • the Presidential Palace Museum,
  • Kimironko City Market, and
  • the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site

Lunch will be served in a cozy Kigali city Restaurant,

A Welcome Dinner will be hosted by Access Rwnada Safaris Ltd, at the Republika Restaurant,
Overnight stay, at Kigali Serena hotel.

Day 3: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National park / Visit Butare National Museum / Intore Traditional Dancers & Drummers:

Butare Intore Dancers RwandaMorning: Drive to the Nyungwe Forest national park, with a stop – over in Butare town, to visit Butare National Museum, and also watch the graceful Intore Traditional Dancers & Drummers,
Lunch will be served at Ibis hotel,
Afternoon: Proceed on to the Nyungwe Forest national park,

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Rwanda
Check in at the Nyungwe Forest Lodge,
Dinner & overnight stay.

Day 4: The Chimpanzees Trekking / The Canopy Walkway Experiences:
Morning: The fabulous experiences of trekking the Chimpanzees in the Nyungwe Forest national park.
Afternoon: The exotic experiences of the Canopy Walkway, in the Nyungwe Forest national park.

Nyungwe Forest Lodge Pool
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & overnight at the Nyungwe Forest Lodge.

Day 5: Transfer to Kibuye Holiday Resort Town / Lake Kivu:
Morning: Drive to Kibuye holiday resort town / Lake Kivu, arriving in time for Lunch at the Moriah Resort ,
Afternoon: The Motor Boat excursion trip on the Lake Kivu, visiting small Islands, inncluding the Napoleon Island, most famous for the thousands of giant Bats, that live on it.

Napoleon Island Rwanda
Dinner & overnight stay, at the Moriah Resort .

Day 6: Transfer to Gisenyi Holiday Resort Town / Lake Kivu:
Morning: Drive to Gisenyi holiday resort town / Lake Kivu,
Check in at the Lake Kivu Serena hotel, for Lunch.
Afternoon : Free time for resting / relaxing / swimming

Gisenyi Paradise Malahide
Dinner & overnight at the Lake Kivu Serena hotel

Day 7: The Gisenyi Town Tour / Transfer to the Volcanoes National Park:
Morning : Gisenyi town tour, including a visit to the Rwanda / DR Congo border post ,
Lunch will be served at Lake Kivu Serena hotel

Lake Kivu Serena Hotel Pool
Afternoon : Transfer to Kinigi, near the Volcanoes national park,
Check in at the Mountain Gorillas View Lodge
Dinner & overnight stay.

Day 8: The Golden Monkeys Trekking / The Twin Lakes Excursion Trip:
Morning: The experiences of trekking the rare, cute Golden Monkeys in the Volcanoes national park

Golden Monkeys Rwanda
Afternoon: An excursion trip to the nearby Twin Lakes of Burera & Ruhondo to see lovely, panoramic views of the calm Lakes, the scenic countryside, and the massive chain of the volcanic mountains
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & overnight at the Mountain Gorillas View Lodge

Day 9: The Experiences of Tracking the Mountain Gorillas  / Volcanoes National Park:
Morning: The thrilling, lifetime memorable experiences of tracking the mountain Gorillas, in the Volcanoes national park, and being in very close proximity with the " Gentle Giants "
mountain gorillas volcanoes national parkAfternoon: Free time for resting / relaxing
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & overnight stay, at the Mountain Gorillas View Lodge

Day 10: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park / Nkuringo Sector ( Uganda ):
Morning : Drive to Nkuringo Sector / Bwindi Forest national park, via Kisoro town, where Coffee / Tea / Refreshments will be served at the Travellers Rest hotel

bwindi forest national park
Check in at the Gorilla Safari Lodge, for Lunch,
Afternoon: Visit the Batwa / Pigmies Local Community, in Rushaga area,
Dinner & overnight stay, at Gorilla Safari Lodge.

Day 11: The Mountain Gorillas Tracking / Bwindi Forest National Park:
Morning : The second lifetime experiences of tracking the mountain Gorillas, in the Bwindi Forest national park,

mountain gorillas Bwindi
Afternoon: Free time for resting / relaxing,
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & overnight stay, at Gorilla Safari Lodge

Day 12: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi ( Uganda ):
Morning : Drive to Lake Bunyonyi, near Kabale town, and transfer to the Heritage Lodge, located on an Island , in Lake Bunyonyi
Afternoon: The Motor Boat excursion trip on the Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi
Lunch, Dinner, & overnight at the Heritage Lodge .

Day 13: Transfer to Ishasha Sector / Queen Elizabeth National Park ( QENP ):
Morning : Drive to ishasha sector / in QENP, and on arrival check in at the Ishasha Widerness Camp, for Lunch
Afternoon: The game drives / game viewing in the Ishasha sector, including the rare " Tree – Climbing Lions "

tree climbing lion
Dinner & overnight stay, in the self – contained, luxurious Tents at the Ishasha Widerness Camp

Day 14: Transfer to Mweya Sector / QENP:
Morning : Drive to Mweya sector / QENP, observing many savannah wildlife species , all along the road
Check in at Mweya Safari Lodge for Lunch

Chasing Channel
Afternoon: The fabulous Motor Boat excursion trip on Kazinga Channel, where all the animals, and bird species will be seen , drinki water, on the bank s of the Channel,
Dinner & overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 15: The Classical Savannah Wildlife Game Drives / Game Viewing / Mweya Sector / QENP:
The full day of the classical savannah wildlife game drives / game viewing in the Mweya sector / QENP,

Queen Elizabeth National Park
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & overnight stay, at the Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 16: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park / Bigodi Wetland Nature Walks:
Morning: Drive to Kibale Forest national park, via Fort Portal ( Kabarole ) town,

chimp baby Kibale Forest
Check in at the Ndali Lodge, for Lunch
Afternoon: The Bigodi Wetland Nature Walks,
Dinner & overnight at Ndali Lodge

Day 17: The Chimpanzees Habituation Experiences ( CHE ) / Kibale Forest National Park:
The full of of Chimpanzees Habituation experiences, in Kibale Forest national park,

Kibale-Forest-national-park
Picnic Lunch will be served in Kibale Forest national park, while observing the social behaviours of the Chimpanzees,
Dinner & overnight stay, at Ndali Lodge.

Day 18: Transfer to the Murchison Falls National Park ( MFNP ):
Morning: After Breakfast, drive to the MFNP, via Hoima & Masind towns,
Lunch will be served at Masindi Hotel, in Masindi town,

murchison falls
Afternoon: Proceed on to the Murchison Falls NP, cross the River Nile, and check in at Paraa Safari Lodge,
Dinner & overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge .

Day 19: The Savannah Wildlife Game Viewing / Visit the Murchison Falls:
Morning: The savannah wildlife viewing, in the MFNP ,
Afternoon: The exciting Motor Boat excursion trip on the River Nile, up to the foot of the Murchison Falls,

Murchison Falls boat trip
This is a real fantastic wildlife, nature, and the scenic experiences, as one observes a wide range of wildlife species, the mighty Murchison Falls, and the River Nile, all interacting with each other.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & overnight stay, at Paraa Safari Lodge .

Day 20: Transfer to Kampala City:
Morning : After Breakfast, drive to Kampala city, and on arrival check in at Kampala Sheraton hotel, for Lunch,

Namilembe Cathedral
Afternoon: The Kampala city tour, taking in the central business district, Uganda Museum, and the Rubaga & Namilembe Cathedrals,
Dinner & overnight at Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

Day 21: Shopping for Uganda Souvenirs / Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre / Entebbe Botanical Gardens / Departure from Uganda:
Morning : Kampala city on foot, while shopping for the Uganda souvenirs,

Uganda Souvenirs
Transfer to Entebbe town, and have Lunch at Protea Entebbe Hotel ,
Afternoon: Visit the Uganda Wildlife Educational Centre, and the Entebbe Botanical Gardens, which were established in 1901,
An early Dinner will be served at the Protea Entebbe hotel,
Transfer to Entebbe International Airport, for your home – bound Flight.

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In full accordance with our submitted tour itinerary, the following services will be provided to our clients :

Full board accommodation services with all the standard daily Meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner ), Coffee / Tea, and the Mineral Water supply,

The clients will be accommodated in Double Beds Rooms / Twin Beds Rooms, at the following places / location / hotels :

(1): The Rwanda Safari Sector:

  • Kigali City : Kigali Serena Hotel ( 2 nights )
  • Nyungwe Forest National Park : Nyungwe Forest Lodge ( 2 nights )
  • Kibuye Holiday Resort Town / Lake Kivu : Moriah Hill Resort ( 1 night )
  • Gisenyi Holiday Resort Town / Lake Kivu : Lake Kivu Serena Hotel ( 1 night )
  • Volcanoes National Park : Mountain Gorillas View Lodge ( 3 nights )

(2): The Uganda Safari Sector:

  • Bwindi Forest National Park / Nkuringo Sector : Gorilla Safari Lodge ( 2 nights )
  • Lake Bunyonyi : Heritage Lodge ( 1 night )
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park / Ishasha Sector : Ishasha Wilderness Camp ( 1 night )
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park / Mweya Sector : Mweya Safari Lodge ( 2 nights )
  • Kibale Forest National Park : Ndali Lodge ( 2 nights )
  • Murchison Falls National Park : Paraa Safari Lodge ( 2 nights )
  • Kampala City : Sheraton Kampala Hotel : ( 1 night ) , and
  • Entebbe Town : Protea Entebbe Hotel ( for Lunch & Dinner, on the last day, in Uganda )

The following permits, and the visitation permits will be provided :

  • 2 Gorillas tracking permits, per person, for use in the Volcanoes, and Bwindi Forest national parks
  • 1 Chimpanzees trekking permit, per person, in the Nyungwe Forest national park
  • 1 Chimpanzees Habituation Experiences (CHE ) permit, per person, in Kibale Forest national park ( for full day usage )
  • 1 Colobus Monkeys Nature Walk permit, per person, in the Nyungwe Forest national park
  • 1 Canopy Walkway permit, per person, in the Nyungwe Forest national park
  • 1 Golden Monkeys trekking permit, per person, in the Volcanoes national park
  • 1 Bigodi Wetland Nature Walk permit, per person, in Kibale Forest national park
  • 1 Visitation permit, per person, to the Dr. Richard Kandt Natural Museum , the Presidential Palace Museum, the Butare National Museum, Intore Traditional Dancers & Drummers ( in Rwanda ) , the Batwa / Pigmies Local Community ( Bwindi national park ), and the Uganda Museum ( Kampala / Uganda )
  • All the park entrance fees, and the services of the Ranger Guides / Escorts, in all the national parks listed in our submitted Tour Itinerary
  • The classical savannah wildlife game drives / game viewing, in the Queen Elizabeth national park ( in Ishasha & Mweya sectors ), and in the Murchison Falls national park
  • The Motor Boat excursion trips on Lake Kivu ( Kibuye / Rwanda ), Lake Bunyonyi, Kazinga Channel ( Mweya sector / Queen Elizabeth national park ) , and on the River Nile / Murchison Falls national park ( Uganda )
  • The Ferry crossing fees, across the River Nile, in Murchison Falls national park
  • The Wildlife & Botanical Study trips to Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, and the Entebbe Botanical Gardens
  • An excursion trip to the Twin Lakes of Burera & Ruhondo / Volcanoes national park
  • The Kigali, Kampala, and Entebbe sightseeing tours
  • The Kigali, and Entebbe Airports transfers and the ground transportation in our two, 4 x 4 WD vehicles, with fuel provided, and
  • The services of our English – speaking Tour Guid / Driver