14 Days Rwanda and Uganda primates
Trek two of man’s closest cousins in different location.
It s always a delight to meet and spend time with the endangered mountain
gorillas as well as the chimps and lots of other primates and wildlife.
1: ARRIVAL IN KIGALI
arrival you will be met by our representative who will warmly welcome you and
then transfer you to your hotel. Depending on the time of arrival you may be
briefed about your safari and also explore the small Kigali city the capital of
2: TRANSFER TO NYUNGWE FOR A PRIMATES WALK
Nyungwe forest national park where our gorillas and primates trip begins.
Stopover at Nyanza an ancient and beautiful palace with rich Rwandese culture
and history. Enjoy the ever green countryside as you transfer.
3: CHIMPANZEES AND OTHER PRIMATES OF NYUNGWE FOREST
after an early morning breakfast and briefing at the park
headquarters we will proceed to have a nature walk on one f the many trails in
this huge and old rich tropical rainforest. We will particularly look out for
the playful chimps which are a delight to watch as they swing in the fruiting
4 : PRIMATES WALK IN THE NYUNGWE FOREST
Once again assemble at the
Uwinka park headquarters for another exciting day in the humongous tropical
rainforest with a rich biodiversity. This time we take on a different trail to
the awesome falls. The same trail has a wide array of colorful birds and the
docile colobus monkeys. The day is well worth spent in this ancient antique
5: TRANSFER TO VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK FOR GORILLA TREKKING
following a well prepared breakfast we will t drive to
Ruhengeri at the foot hills of the volcanoes home of the mountain gorillas.
Watch out for the beautiful green hills that give Rwanda the slogan of the land
of a thousand hills.
DAY 6: Golden monkey trekking in the volcanoes.
Assemble at the park headquarters for the briefing of the Golden
monkey trek. Make our way through the densely forested slopes of the Virunga in
search of the endangered golden monkeys that live in the bamboo vegetation
cover in this forest.
DAY 7: TRANSFER TO UGANDA’ BWINDI IMPENTARABLE FOREST
Early morning you could go golden trek Dian Fossey’s grave
and the gorillas as well as the former Karisoke research institute before transferring
to Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable forest National park
DAY 8: GORILLA TREKKING IN BWINDI
IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
morning, have Assemble at the park headquarters for the briefing before taking
on the hike to the mountain Gorillas nest an exciting experience that may take
anything from 2 hours to the whole day. The tasking trek is highly rewarding with
amazing songs of birds that encourage you on to the face to face breath taking
encounter that lasts up to one hour with the mountain gorillas
DAY 9: TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive to
queen Elizabeth National Park through the switzland of Eastafrica the winding
roads and terraced hillsides are amazing. Access the park through the southern sector
where we will have our very first game drive with a chance to see the tree
climbing lions which are very popular in this remote part of the park.
DAY 10: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT CRUISE IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL
Yet another beautiful morning in a beautiful
park, start off with an early morning game drive on the tracks of Kasenyi where
you may encounter animals like antelopes, buffaloes, elephants, waterbucks,
reedbucks, zebras and on a lucky day the lion and the leopard. In the afternoon
enjoy a 2 hrs boat trip on the Kazinga channel the joins lake Edward to Lake
George where you may meet the largest concentration of hippos, meet the
crocodiles busking in the sand teamed up with other animals that come to enjoy
a drink in the afternoon plus wide range of birdlife.
DAY 11: TRANSFER TO KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast transfer to Kibale forest National Park popular for the
highest concentration of primates. The park is also popularly known as the
primate’s capital. Stopover the equator for a few shots before continuing.
Check in to the lodge and later in the afternoon go for chimpanzee trekking in
the rich Kibale forest.
DAY 12: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast transfer to Murchison falls
National park, drive through the verdant countryside past large tea plantation
all the way to Murchison falls national park in time for the ferry crossing.
DAY 13: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT CRUISES
Early morning game drive on the banks of the Nile
with a good guide you may be able to spot the Roth’s child giraffe, buffaloes,
antelopes, topi, lion, leopard, elephants among others. Return to the lodge and
after lunch go for a boat cruise on the Nile where we may find an astonishing
display of animals and birds all trying to catch a drink and cool off the
DAY 14: CHIMP TREKKING AND DEPARTURE
our way to the Budongo forest reserve early morning where we will be going for
chimpanzee trekking. After continue to Kampala and onwards for your next