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Uganda Safaris

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 Kenya Uganda  Rwanda  and Congo 16 days safari

 
Duration              : 16 Days / 15 Nights 
 
Highlights          : Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru, kibale National park  Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP , Bwindi imenetrable forest Np, Rwanda PNV volcanoes N P, lake Kivu,  Mugahinga Np, Nyiragongo in Virunga Np,   
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 Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara  Pick up from a Nairobi hotel or Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, met and transfer to Masai Mara the land of the Maasai tribe. for lunch. After lunch enjoy evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at: Mwangaza Tented camp or Sentrim Mara Camp    Day 2: Masai Mara After breakfast  go for a morning game drive. After lunch return for an evening game drive  All meals and overnight at Mwangaza Tented camp or Sentrim Mara Camp Day 03: Masai Mara Early rise in readiness for the transfer to the balloon launch site at 05.30. 06.00 Take off and after approximately 01 hours flight, land and enjoy a bush breakfast with a splash of champagne. Afterwards, transferred back to the camp, game viewing en route. After  lunch in the evening  Enjoy another game drive in the reserve.    Day 3: Masai Mara to Lake NakuruAfter early breakfast start with a morning game drive in the reserve, en-route to the gate.  later transfer to lake Nakuru for your lunch and check in.  - After lunch go for an evening the game drive in the park, in search for lions, rhinos, leopards and cheetahs and more other animals. Lake Nakuru is famous for its millions of flamigoes and migrant birds from over the world, and about 425 bird species recorded here.Dinner and Overnight at: Lake Nakuru Chester Hotel     Day 4  Nakuru- Kampala After breakfast, we will transfer to the Malaba border ,then to Uganda, lunch en route on the source of the Nile on lake Victoria later transfer to Kampala capital city.Dinner and Overnight at Cassia lodge.

Day 5 ;Pick up and drive to Kibale National park (The primate Capital)

Your driver guide will be positioned at your accommodation to meet. greet and ready to depart  west to Fortportal, the town rests in the shadow of the Fabled ” mountains of the moon. continue to KIBALE NATIONAL PARK - check in and have lunch. After you go for an evening walk in bigodi swamp or do a simple bird walking in the forest. This forests reputable for of having the greatest variety of primates in East Africa. Dinner and overnightO/N  Primate lodge, Chimpanzee Guest House

Day 6 ;- Morning chimp tracking- Afternoon bigodi Swamp walk  or whale day Chimpanzee Habituation experience;

After an early breakfast, you will either go for normal Chimp tracking or Chimp habituation The morning is characterized with birds and primate viewing including Chimpanzee. Kibale forest is a home to 13 primate species. Walking is not difficult as paths have been made in the forest and all walks are in company of excellent local guides.  The other primates that you may see include among others; – Gray Cheeked Mangabeys, Red-tailed Monkey, Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus, vevet monkeys etc. You may also encounter other forest mammals like the forest Elephants, duikers and various bird species during the walk. 

Day 7 ;- kibale N Park and drive to Bwindi Via Ishasha sector

After an early Breakfast, drive out southwards via the Ishasha sector  in such for the tree climbing lions . this sector is famous for the tree climbing lions. After a short drive around continue to Bwindi. Dinner and overnight at Mahoganyi springs / Buhoma Community Rest camp

Day 8: Gorilla trekking day - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

The highlight of your safari; meeting with the gentle giants of Bwindi! Expect to walk in steep and muddy conditions, sometimes with rain overhead, before you encounter any gorillas. But it will definitely be worthwhile as you observe them closely while they eat, play and rest. A unique and unforgettable experience! Dinner and overnight at Mahoganyi springs / Buhoma Community Rest camp

Day 9: Transfer to kisoro Dinner and overnight at Travellers Rest Hotel

Day 10: Golden monkey Trekking, – Discover the traditions of the Batwa Pygmies

After enjoying an early breakfast, driver to the park headquarters for briefing, then with a ranger guide move through the bamboo forest in search of the rare Golden monkeys, endemic to this region. Have lunch and in the afternoon discover the traditions of the Batwa Pygmies, and learn about the native tribal inhabitants of the forest. The indigenous people of Mugahinga forest, though no longer resident in the forest, still practice many of their traditional hunter-gatherer skills, also meet medicine men, story tellers as well visit the cultural sites of the Batwa and other performances in the Garama cave. Alternatively walk through the local village and learn about community projects. Back to you lodge for dinner and overnight at  Travelers Rest Hotel.

Day 11 Kisoro drive to Rwanda in Ruhegeri 

After breakfast, we will transfer to the Rwanda/Uganda Border Crossing through Cyanika then to Ruhengeri- Afternoon Community tour/cultural experience Dinner and over night at Kinigi guest house /Mountain Gorilla view lodge

Day 12: Gorilla trekking day in Volcanoes National Park

After breakfast, in the morning by you will gather at the park headquarters together with your tracking gear and parked lunch for a briefing before heading in the forest to track the gorillas. This may take 2-8 hours depending on the movements of the animals.You are allowed to with these awesome mountain gorillas for about an hour.  Dinner and overnight at Gorillas view lodge /  Kinigi guest house

 

Day 13; transfer to Lake kivu ; After a morning breakfast – late transfer to Lake kivuafternoon boat cruise on Lake Kivu Dinner and overnight at Paladis Malahide 

Day 14 Transfer to Goma (DR Congo) and hike Nyiragongo Volcano mountain;-  Overnight Camping at the top of the volcano 

Day 15; Descend from Nyiragongo Volcanic Mountain(it takes Approx 5hrs) – Transfer to  kigali city. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Des Mille Collines‎ / Hotel Chez Lando

Day 16: Morning Kigali city tour visiting genocide memorials later transfer to the Airport  for your flight connection back home End of Safari  

 End of safari!!!