17 Days Uganda Safari and Rwanda Tour

This 17-day Uganda Safari and Rwanda Tour highlight the wildlife and traditions of Uganda and Rwanda, two East African countries.
The 17-day Uganda safari and Rwanda itinerary includes a culture and city tour of Kigali, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, and primate viewing in Rwanda.

Then, in Uganda's two most prominent safari areas, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park, you can see incredible wildlife.
There will be many more tourist things to enjoy, as described in the safari highlight below. The 17-day Uganda Safari and Rwanda Tour begins in Rwanda, the "heart of Africa," and ends in Uganda, the "Pearl of Africa."

What is included in the 15 days Uganda Rwanda Safari?

·         Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla Permits.

·         Nyungwe and Kibale Forest chimpanzee permits.

·         Services of a registered safari guide.

·         Transfer to all safari destinations by road.

·         Fuel expenses.

·         Cultural experiences.

·         Driver expenses such as accommodation and allowances.

·         Park entrance fees, where applicable.

·         Unequalled game drives.

·         Applicable Government taxes.

·         Bottled water throughout the trip.

·         Boat rides.


What is excluded in our 15 days Uganda Rwanda Safari?

·         Domestic and International flight departing/arriving at Entebbe as well as Kigali International Airport.

·         Travel insurance.

·         Personal expenses like souvenirs, shopping, laundry, extra meals, telephone calls, tips and drinks.

·         Optional activities that aren’t part of the itinerary.


Day 1

Arrival and do Kigali City Tour

You will meet our All Uganda Safaris guide at the airport in Kigali and have a short briefing. After a few refreshments have a short city tour at the Genocide memorial at Gisozi, the Kandt house.

Dr Richard Kandt founded Kigali city as a colonial out post, he was the 1st German colonial Resident of Rwanda, after lunch transfer to Ruhengeri.

Meal Plan: Dinner.

Day 2

Gorilla Trekking and Golden Monkey Tracking

Breakfast in the morning, gather at park headquarters for a briefing, and later be assigned to a Gorilla group to track and a professional guide, and you're ready for a lengthy climb into the highlands in search of Mountain Gorillas. You go golden monkey hiking after lunch.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3

Hiking the Virunga Mountains

Volcanoes National Park still has a lot to offer in terms of activities. This day is set out for mountain climbing in the Virunga Mountains, which include Kalisimbi (Rwanda's highest point), Gahinga, Muhavura, Sabyinyo, and Bisoke. You can choose which route to take for the day.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4

Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park

After breakfast on the fourth day of your 17-day Uganda safari and Rwanda vacation, drive south west to Nyungwe Forest National Park, which offers a plethora of stunning views while passing by Lake Kivu's lovely stores.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 5

Chimpanzee Tracking in Nyungwe Forest

After breakfast, start looking for chimps early in the morning. On this walk, you may come across some amusing and delightful chimps.

Return to the hotel for lunch and refreshments after a hard morning with the monkeys. The colobus monkeys will be the focus of the day, as well as a community walk.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6

Bird Watching Experience

After breakfast, head out into the day with a wonderful surprise in the form of a variety of magnificent bird cries in and around the woodland.

Take a nature walk to see the White-tailed Blue Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher, Northern DC Sunbird, Paradise-Flycatcher, Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Western Citril, Black-billed Weaver, Collared Sunbird, and Brown-throated Wattle-eye, among other birds that Nyungwe Forest National Park has to offer.

A Grey-headed Nigrita and a Mountain Masked Apalis, however, were two of the party's highlights.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 7

Nature walks in Nyungwe.

Begin day 7 of your 17-day Uganda safari and Rwanda tour with breakfast, then head for another nature walk, during which you will be able to see the water falls, which will create magnificent mists in the air throughout the day. Then transfer to Kigali city with refreshments.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 8

Cross to Uganda – Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After an early breakfast, continue on a long scenic ride to Uganda safari, crossing through Gatuna border. The drive to the border is around 2 hours of luxury.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 9

Game drive and Launch Cruise on Kazinga channel.

Have breakfast and then set out on your journey. Have an early morning game drive at Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is home to a diverse range of species including elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, gigantic forest hogs, antelopes, and more.

Enjoy a launch cruise in the Kazinga waterway, which connects the two water bodies Edward and George, after lunch.

Large schools of hippos and crocodiles, as well as a variety of bird species such as saddle-billed storks, open-billed storks, yellow-billed storks, African skimmers, African fish eagles, big cormorants, and others, can all be seen up close.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 10

Game drive and Maramagambo Forest

You'll go on another thrilling game drive in the park, where you can see leopards, lions, and a variety of other exotic animals.

After lunch, go on an adventurous tour of the Maramagambo Forest, where you will see a variety of flora and animals, as well as various primate species. You will also have the opportunity to explore the bat cave and see how a python feasts on bats up close.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 11

Transfer Kibale Forest National Park

Drive to Kibale Forest National Park, which is home to a large variety of birds and primates, and has been dubbed "the best" with 13 different species of primates.

Red-tailed monkeys, Blue monkeys, and white-checked mangabeys, Olive Baboon, Chimpanzee, Black, White, and Red Colobus are some of these primates.

After lunch, you'll explore the park's other trails, where you can see Bush bucks, Bush pigs, African Civet, gigantic Forest Hog, Blue duiker, and other animals.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 12

Bigodi Wetland

Head to Bigodi Wetland for birding after an early morning breakfast; the park is home to a diverse range of bird species, including the Red-capped Robin Chart and the Shoe Bill Stork. Cabanis Greenbul, African Pitta, Red-chested Flufftail, etc.

Mountain Wagtail, Velvet-mantled Drongo, Purple-headed Starling, Black-necked Weaver, Dark-backed Weaver, and Red-headed Bluebill are among the others. Crowned Hornbill, Yellow bill, Narina Trogon, Joyful and Honeyguide Bulbuls, Streaky-throated Barbet, Yellow-spotted Barbet, Wahlberg's Honeybird, Cassin's Honeybird, Masked Apalis, and many others.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 13

Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

You will go to Murchison Falls National Park after breakfast, passing through the famous Luwero Triangle, which is noted for its political history.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 14

Game drive in Murchison Falls National Pak

The park is located in the Albertine rift valley, where a massive escarpment meets the wide Acholi plains. One of the country's most beautiful game reserves

Enjoy game drives in the park, where you may see elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, and other creatures.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 15

Boat cruise to the Bottom of the Falls

After an early morning meal, take a boat ride down the Nile River, where you can see hippos, crocodiles, and waterfalls.

Different bird species such as the African fish eagle, lapwings, pied and malachite kingfisher, eaglets, and others can be found along the coasts. The boat ride takes you to the bottom of the world's most powerful waterfall.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 16

Drive back to Kampala.

After breakfast, have a leisurely trip to Kampala, where you will arrive in the afternoon. At the hotel, you can refresh yourself and unwind.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 17


End of 17 days Uganda Safari and Rwanda Tour