18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari [Wildlife, Chimpanzee Tracking, Gorilla Trekking, & Golden Monkey Tracking]

Embark on an extraordinary 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari journey through the captivating landscapes and diverse ecosystems of Uganda and Rwanda, immersing yourself in the rich wildlife and vibrant cultures of East Africa. Begin the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari adventure at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where you’ll have the rare opportunity to track and observe the majestic white rhinoceros in their natural habitat, contributing to conservation efforts aimed at protecting this critically endangered species. From there, journey to the iconic Murchison Falls National Park, where the mighty Nile River plunges through a narrow gorge, creating a spectacular cascade.


Explore the park’s abundant wildlife on thrilling game drives, encountering elephants, giraffes, and lions, before embarking on a boat cruise along the Nile to witness the impressive falls up close. Cap off your experience with a scenic hike to the top of Murchison Falls, offering panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes and the chance to marvel at the sheer power of nature. Continuing the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari, venture into the lush forests of Kibale National Park, home to a diverse array of primates, including the renowned chimpanzees.

Embark on an immersive chimpanzee tracking expedition, trekking through dense vegetation in search of these intelligent creatures, and observing their fascinating behaviors in their natural habitat. The 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari journey then takes you to the renowned Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you’ll encounter a plethora of wildlife, from elephants and buffalo to elusive leopards and the iconic tree-climbing lions of Ishasha. Delve into the park’s rich biodiversity on game drives and boat cruises along the Kazinga Channel, offering unparalleled opportunities for wildlife viewing and bird watching.

Next, venture into the misty rainforests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you’ll embark on an awe-inspiring mountain gorilla trekking adventure, coming face to face with these gentle giants in their natural habitat. In Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, immerse yourself in the enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture, as you track golden monkeys through bamboo forests and embark on a cultural tour to learn about the traditions and customs of the local communities.

Conclude the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari with unforgettable wildlife encounters in Lake Mburo National Park, adrenaline-fueled white-water rafting on the Nile River in Jinja, and a tranquil shoebill tracking expedition in Mabamba Swamp. Wind down the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari journey with a serene sunset boat cruise on Lake Victoria, reflecting on the countless memories and extraordinary experiences that have defined your 18-day Uganda-Rwanda safari adventure.

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari Highlights

 

Detailed 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Day 1: Pick-up and Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Stretching from the shores of Lake Albert, Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest National Park. The Nile River flows through the middle of the park creating the impressive Murchison Falls which is the park’s major attraction. The landscape features dense rainforest, undulating savannah and a diversity of abundant wildlife. Visitors can enjoy prime game-viewing along the Buligi Circuit. The forests are home to numerous primates, including Chimpanzees, and near the river, buffalo, elephants and Rothschild-Giraffes can be seen. Other commonly spotted wildlife include: lions, antelope, waterbucks, hippos and crocodiles.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Located north of Kampala in the Nakasongola district of Uganda, The Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in the country with wild rhinos. Currently home to twenty-two southern white rhinos, the sanctuary offers rhino trekking, shoebill trekking, canoeing, bird watching, and night walks. Visitors may also spot a range of other species including Uganda kobs, oribis, bush bucks, and water bucks. The prehistoric-looking shoebill stork is one of the most sought-after birds in Uganda, and the sanctuary is one of the only places where they can almost always be seen. See over 300 bird species along bird trails through the woodlands, swamp and savannah, and take a guided night walk, where you will be introduced to extraordinary night sounds and sensations, including a beautifully clear night sky and several nocturnal animals.

  • Destination: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Activities: Scenic Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls, Rhino Tracking in Ziwa
  • Accommodation: Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-Range), Nile Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 2: Full Day Adventure in Murchison Falls National Park

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive

The Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive takes place in the Murchison Falls National Park. The main areas of the drive are the Delta, Buligi Peninsula and the southern section which is known as the heart of Murchison. The Delta allows visitors an opportunity to see Lions, while the triangle of grassland in the Buligi Peninsula provides an opportunity to see elephant, buffalo, antelopes, and giraffes. This grassland is bound by the Victoria Nile entering Lake Albert with the Albert Nile flowing out of it. Lions, leopard, and waterbirds along with hippos can also be spotted here. Much of the southern part is populated with dense bush and forest, where lions and giraffes can also be seen.

Murchison Falls Boat Trip

Launches run from Paraa to the base of the Falls.  The three-hour return journey is for many a highlight of a trip to Murchison. Along the river there are thousands of hippos, enormous crocodiles, amazing bird life a possible sighting of the rare shoebill.

A boat trip from Paraa to the Delta where the Victoria Nile enters Lake Albert offers excellent game viewing and birding opportunities and takes about five hours.

Murchison Falls National Park Hiking To the Top of the Murchison Falls

Murchison Falls National Park Hiking to the Top of the Falls is a leisurely 45-minute hike to the top of the falls, exposing participants to Mother Nature’s wondrous gorge, also known as devil’s cauldron. The rejuvenating activity takes participants along a trail which overlooks spectacular views of the Nile and landscape of Murchison falls national park while offering amazing bird watching opportunities.

  • Destination: Murchison Falls National Park
  • Activities: Scenic Game Drives, Boat Cruise, Hike to the top of Murchison Falls
  • Accommodation: Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-Range), Nile Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park


Kibale Forest National Park, situated in Western Uganda, is famous for its high density of primates, breathtaking crater lakes, and thick, beautiful jungle. Thirteen primate species inhabit the beautiful tropical forest, including red-tailed monkey, L’Hoest’s monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, red Colobus, and black and white Colobus monkeys. Visitors may spot some of the 300 bird species and 250 butterfly species, and buffalo, forest elephants, leopards, bushbucks, and sitatungas also live in the park but are generally shy. The area is decorated by around 50 enthralling crater lakes and numerous pristine hiking trails. Several cultural tours are on offer which delve into the rich traditions of the Batoro people, giving travellers a chance to see Batoro dancing, singing and traditional healing up close.

  • Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Activities: Scenic Drive Murchison Falls to Kibale Forest
  • Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge (Mid-Range), Kyaninga Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale Forest National Park

The most favourite 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 mangabey. The 18 Days Uganda Rwanda 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.

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

The Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a community development enterprise located on the fringe of Kibale National Park where guided 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari tours are conducted along a path through the wetland at time along boardwalk trail.  Bigodi is a birder’s paradise with 138 bird species having been identified there including the crowd please Great Blue Turaco. The sanctuary is also home to 8 primate species including the black and white colobus, red colobus, mangabey, red tail, vervet, and L’Hoest.

  • Destination: Kibale Forest National Park
  • Activities: Chimpanzee Tracking & Bigodi Wetland Walk in Kibale Forest
  • Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge (Mid-Range), Kyaninga Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 5: Transfer to Northern Queen Elizabeth National Park


One of the most popular parks in Uganda, the Queen Elizabeth National Park lies in the western region of the country. In the northern part of the park, visitors can look forward to boating along the Kazinga Channel, which is home to the largest population of hippos in the world and an abundance of Nile crocodiles. Along the banks, an incredible number of birds and wild animals flock to the river’s edge. At Kyambura Gorge, fondly known as ‘Valley of the Apes’, chimpanzees are at home in a world of lush tropical rainforest spread with canopies, and three salty crater lakes are decorated with swathes of pink flamingos. On the western shore of Lake George, the vast Kasenyi Plains are inhabited by lions and several interesting bird species.

Visit to Maramagambo Forest

Situated near the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Maramagambo Forest is bordered by two lakes, Kyasanduka and Nyamasingiri. The forest is well-known for its bat caves and hosts a number of primates such as chimpanzees, Bates’s pygmy antelopes and red-tailed monkeys. The area is a popular spot for various activities which include hiking and birding.

  • Accommodation: Twin Lakes Safari Lodge (Mid-Range), Mweya Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 6: Simba Safari Camp, Northern Queen Elizabeth National Park

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Uganda Wildlife Safari

The Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth takes place in the open grasslands of Kasenyi in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is a primary game viewing area due to the variety of wildlife which includes antelopes, elephants, buffalos, and lions. Visitors will be accompanied by an experienced 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari guide able to track down these animals.

Wild Frontiers Kazinga Channel Kingfisher Boat

Wild Frontiers Kazinga Channel Kingfisher Boat is a leisurely boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Passengers may encounter herds of elephant, buffalo and antelope, families of warthog, large groups of hippos, and crocodiles basking on the shore.  Kazinga’s shores are a haven for numerous birds, including many migratory species as they make their way south to warmer climates. The cruise also provides a spectacular view of the beautiful Mweya Peninsula and life in local fishing villages set along the banks.

 

Day 7: Drive to Ishasha Sector Southern Queen Elizabeth National Park

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Surrounded by other wonderful parks in the western region of Uganda, the Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its rich biodiversity, wildlife and history. In the southern part of the park, the remote Ishaha sector is home to tree-climbing lions who spend long lazy days dozing in the pretty fig trees.  The Uganda Kob, a type of antelope, are watched carefully by the tree lions while grazing the plains   Around Lake Edward, enjoy fishing and more game watching – make sure to look out for chimpanzees, elephants, crocodiles, and perennial and migratory bird species.

  • Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Activities: Adventure Tree Climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Accommodation: Enjojo Safari Lodge (Mid-Range), Ishasha Jungle Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 8: Game Drive in Ishasha & Drive off to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Gorilla trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

Enjoy game drives in the Ishasha Sector which is well known for its one-of-a-kind tree-climbing lions. The wildlife and sanctuary park is situated near the south-western edge of the Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The landscape in the park largely consists of savannah woodland tree species such as the fig tree, acacia tree and the cactus trees.

Located in southwestern Uganda, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is said to be Africa’s oldest rainforest. It is world-renowned for its excellent gorilla-sighting opportunities – the forest is home to half of the remaining mountain gorillas on earth. This gorilla experience takes place among a rugged landscape of dense jungle, cascading waterfalls, sparkling mountain streams, deep valleys, and steep ridges. The untouched forest has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its breathtaking natural beauty and unique ecological significance, and aside from the amazing gorilla interactions, there are other drawcards such as a network of forest walks, over 340 species of bird to spot, and a variety of brightly-coloured butterflies to identify. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the spectacular Virunga Volcanoes, three of which are still active.

 

Day 9: Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Wake early for a hearty breakfast to give you the energy needed for gorilla trekking. Before 8:00 am, report to the ranger station for registration and a talk by one of the rangers. The 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari guides will then take you through the bush, pushing your way through the undergrowth, to track the gorillas. (Please note this trek can take from 30 minutes to 5-6 hours). A reasonable degree of fitness is required, as well as a sturdy pair of walking shoes. Sit in the forest among the gorillas, listening to them ‘talk’ to one another, and marvel at the sheer size of the dominant male, the Silverback. It is an extraordinary feeling sitting in the dense rainforest knowing you are with a few of the last remaining mountain gorillas. It’s amazing to think there are only about 650 of these beautiful creatures left.

Batwa Experience and Batwa Craft Banda

The Batwa Experience was created by the displaced Batwa pygmies to educate their children and to share their amazing heritage and traditions with the world. Since 1992, the Batwa have been unable to live in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, their ancestors’ home. Yet they have not forgotten the old ways.

Step back in time to see how the Batwa lived for millenia in the Bwindi, one of the most beautiful jungles on earth and home of the famous mountain gorillas. Enjoy an incredible day hike in the rain forest with Batwa guides, see how the Batwa lived and hunted, learn about medicinal plants, and watch for animals and birds.

 

Day 10: Drive to Lake Bunyonyi from Bwindi Forest

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

lake Bunyonyi

Located in southern Uganda, Lake Bunyonyi is said to be the second deepest lake in Africa and is home to a variety of water birds, giving it the name ‘place of little birds. This spectacularly scenic lake is dotted with gorgeous misty islands and surrounded by verdant, undulating, terraced hillsides. It is also a popular stop-off on the way to the famed gorillas that live nearby and unlike many lakes in East Africa, it is crocodile, hippo and bilharzia free. Highlights include camping on one of the islands, swimming in the lake’s crystal-clear waters, bird watching, canoeing, and hiking.

Boat Cruise in Lake Bunyonyi

The Boat Cruise in Lake Bunyonyi is a great way to experience the tranquility and quietness of the lake. The lake comprises of 29 islands each with a unique story. Visitors can spot various birdlife which includes Herons, cardinal woodpecker and African Harrier Hawk.

  • Destination: Lake Bunyonyi
  • Activities: Enjoy a scenic drive to Lake Bunyonyi, Boat cruise and adrenaline adventure.
  • Accommodation: Bunyonyi Safaris Resort (Mid-Range), Arcadia Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 11: Drive from Lake Bunyonyi to Volcanoes for Golden Monkey Tracking


On Day 11 of your adventure-packed journey, you’ll bid farewell to the tranquil beauty of Lake Bunyonyi as you embark on a scenic drive towards the volcanic slopes of Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. En route, immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of rolling hills and lush greenery that characterize the Rwandan countryside. Upon reaching Volcanoes National Park, renowned for its breathtaking scenery and rich biodiversity, prepare for an exhilarating golden monkey tracking experience. Trek through dense bamboo forests and volcanic terrain, accompanied by knowledgeable 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari guides, as you search for these playful primates amidst their natural habitat. Marvel at their vibrant fur and energetic antics as they leap from tree to tree, offering a glimpse into the fascinating world of Rwanda’s unique wildlife. After an unforgettable encounter with the golden monkeys, retire to your accommodation, nestled amidst the picturesque surroundings of the park, reflecting on another day of unforgettable adventures in the heart of East Africa.

  • Destination: Volcanoes National Park
  • Activities: Enjoy a scenic drive from Lake Bunyonyi to Volcanoes for Golden Monkey Tracking.
  • Accommodation: Da Vince Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range), Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 12: Visit Dian Fossey Foundation Gisenyi, & Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

Dian Fossey Foundation

Day 12 of your Rwanda-Uganda safari adventure is filled with enriching cultural experiences and a tribute to a conservation icon. Begin your day with a visit to the Dian Fossey Foundation in Gisenyi, where you’ll delve into the remarkable legacy of the pioneering primatologist and her groundbreaking research on mountain gorillas in the Virunga Mountains. Gain insights into the conservation efforts aimed at protecting these endangered creatures and learn about the ongoing initiatives to preserve their fragile habitat. Next, journey to the Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village, nestled amidst the scenic landscapes of Rwanda’s countryside, for an immersive cultural encounter. Engage with local communities and immerse yourself in traditional Rwandan customs, from drumming and dancing to storytelling and traditional cuisine. Gain a deeper appreciation for Rwanda’s rich cultural heritage as you interact with villagers and participate in authentic cultural activities, leaving you with lasting memories of this vibrant and diverse nation.

  • Destination: Volcanoes National Park
  • Activities: have a cultural tour in Gisenyi, Visit Dian Fossey Foundation, and Visit Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village.
  • Accommodation: Da Vince Gorilla Lodge (Mid-Range), Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 13 Transfer from Volcanoes National Park to Lake Mburo National Park

On Day 13 of your Rwanda-Uganda safari odyssey, bid farewell to the misty forests of Volcanoes National Park as you embark on a scenic journey towards the serene beauty of Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda. Traverse the picturesque landscapes of rolling hills and verdant countryside, soaking in the breathtaking vistas along the way. Upon arrival at Lake Mburo National Park, immerse yourself in the tranquility of this hidden gem, renowned for its diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes. Settle into your accommodation nestled amidst the wilderness, and embark on an afternoon 18 Days Uganda Rwanda wildlife safari, traversing the park’s savannahs and acacia woodlands in search of its resident wildlife, including zebras, antelopes, and buffaloes. As the golden hues of the African sunset paint the horizon, unwind amidst the sounds of nature, relishing in the serenity of this pristine wilderness sanctuary.

  • Destination: Lake Mburo National Park
  • Activities: Scenic Drive from Volcanoes to Lake Mburo Uganda
  • Accommodation: Mpogo Lodge (Mid-Range), Rwakobo Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 14: Full Day Adventure in Lake Mburo National Park

Unusually, the whole park is open to walkers as long as they are accompanied by the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari ranger guide. At Rwonyo, a guided walk leads to a salt lick where many animals are attracted to the salty rocks. Walks on the western side of the lake begin in the morning, making it easier to encounter hyenas returning to their dens and hippos retreating to the lake. Hikes through the woodland provide an opportunity to sight forest birds and mammals, while the walk to the top of the hill rewards visitors with a spectacular view of 9 of the region’s 14 lakes.

Game Drive in Lake Mburo

The Game Drive in Lake Mburo passes a variety of landscape features including acacia woodland, wetlands, grassy hillsides, rock outcrops and seasonally flooded valley floors. Early morning and late afternoon are the best times to roam the park in search of wildlife.

On a game drive in this park, one is assured of spotting Zebra, Buffalo, Impala, Warthog and Waterbuck. Visitors can also enjoy night drives making this an ideal activity to spot nocturnal animals such as bushbabies, pottos and perhaps even a leopard.

  • Destination: Lake Mburo National Park
  • Activities: Scenic Drive, Boat Cruise, Nature Walk inLake Mburo Uganda
  • Accommodation: Mpogo Lodge (Mid-Range), Rwakobo Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 15: Transfer from Lake Mburo National Park to Jinja and Sunset Boat at the Source of the Nile

Sunset Boat at the Source of the Nile

Sunset Boat at the Source of the Nile

On the final day of your unforgettable 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari expedition, bid farewell to the captivating landscapes of Lake Mburo National Park as you embark on a journey towards the vibrant town of Jinja, situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, the source of the Nile River. Delight in the scenic drive through Uganda’s picturesque countryside, passing verdant hills and quaint villages along the way. Upon reaching Jinja, embark on a sunset boat cruise at the legendary Source of the Nile, where the mighty river begins its epic journey northwards. Drift along the tranquil waters, surrounded by lush vegetation and abundant birdlife, as the sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky in a palette of vibrant colors. Immerse yourself in the serenity of this iconic natural landmark, reflecting on the incredible experiences and unforgettable memories of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari adventure.

  • Destination: Jinja City
  • Activities: Scenic Drive from Lake Mburo to Jinja, Sunset Boat Ride
  • Accommodation: 2Friends Guest House (Mid-Range), Wild Waters Safari Lodge (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 16: White Water Rafting in Jinja and Transfer to Entebbe City


On Day 16, brace yourself for an adrenaline-fueled adventure as you dive into the exhilarating world of white-water rafting on the iconic Nile River in Jinja. Prepare to navigate through exhilarating rapids, surrounded by breathtaking scenery and the rush of adrenaline as you conquer the mighty waters of Africa’s longest river. With expert 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari guides leading the way, you’ll tackle thrilling rapids and enjoy moments of calm amidst the stunning riverine landscapes. After an unforgettable morning of rafting, savor a well-deserved lunch before bidding farewell to Jinja and embarking on a scenic transfer to Entebbe City. As you journey back, reflect on the incredible experiences and cherished memories of the 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari expedition, filled with thrilling encounters, breathtaking landscapes, and unforgettable adventures.

  • Destination: Entebbe City
  • Activities: White Water Rafting in Jinja and Drive to Entebbe
  • Accommodation: Papyrus Guest House (Mid-Range), Protea Hotel Entebbe (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 17: Go Shoebill Tracking in Mabamba Swamp, Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Victoria

Shoebill Tracking in Mabamba

Shoebill Tracking in Mabamba

On Day 17, embark on a thrilling shoebill tracking expedition in the enchanting Mabamba Swamp, a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Set out early in the morning accompanied by experienced 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari guides, navigating the tranquil waters of the swamp in search of the elusive shoebill stork, one of Africa’s most iconic bird species. Keep your binoculars at the ready as you scan the marshy vegetation for sightings of this remarkable bird, known for its distinctive shoe-shaped bill and stealthy hunting prowess. Marvel at the rich biodiversity of the swamp, home to a myriad of avian species, from colorful kingfishers to majestic herons and egrets, as you immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this unique wetland ecosystem.

After an exhilarating morning of birdwatching, continue your journey with a leisurely sunset boat cruise on the serene waters of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest freshwater lake. Drift along the tranquil shoreline, basking in the golden hues of the setting sun as it casts a warm glow over the shimmering waters. Take in panoramic views of the lake’s idyllic islands and lush greenery, while savoring refreshing beverages and delectable snacks aboard the boat. As the day draws to a close, soak in the tranquility of the lake’s vast expanse, reflecting on the natural beauty and serenity of this pristine aquatic paradise.

  • Destination: Entebbe City
  • Activities: Go Shoebill Tracking in Mabamba Swamp and Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Victoria
  • Accommodation: Papyrus Guest House (Mid-Range), Protea Hotel Entebbe (Up-Market)
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 18: End of 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari

On Day 18, the unforgettable 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari adventure draws to a close, marking the end of an incredible journey filled with thrilling encounters, breathtaking landscapes, and cherished memories. Take this final day to reflect on the myriad of experiences and adventures you’ve embarked upon, from intimate wildlife encounters and exhilarating gorilla trekking expeditions to immersive cultural interactions and serene moments amidst nature’s beauty. As you bid farewell to Uganda and Rwanda, cherish the friendships made, the lessons learned, and the profound connections forged with the captivating landscapes and diverse wildlife of East Africa. Whether it’s the rhythmic beat of the drum, the haunting call of the chimpanzee, or the majestic sight of the mountain gorilla, carry these treasured moments with you as you depart, knowing that the spirit of Africa will forever linger in your heart.

  • Destination: Entebbe Airport
  • Accommodation: No Accommodation
  • Basis: Full Board – Drinking Water, Breakfast, and Lunch

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • 4WD safari vehicle with popup roof
  • Rhino trekking fees
  • Boat trips
  • Visit the top of the Murchison falls fee
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit in Kibale forest
  • Bigodi walks
  • Gorilla trekking permit for $800 per person
  • Bush walks
  • Batwa visits
  • Services of an English-Speaking 18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari Driver/guide.
  • Game drives
  • Community visit fees
  • Guided nature walks
  • Mabamba boat safari
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All government taxes
  • Our assistance

18 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari Exclusions

  • Other drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone expenses
  • Porter fees while trekking Gorillas and
  • Personal insurance
  • Cigarettes

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