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15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas

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Product Title : 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari
Author : Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd.
Brand Name : Uganda Congo Safari Tours
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A Detailed Itinerary 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari Tour

15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas starts from Entebbe Uganda and features extensive wild game viewing including the Big 5 and tree climbing lions, Mountain Gorilla Trekking, Eastern lowland Gorilla Trekking, Nyiragongo Volcano adventure hike, Rwenzori Mountains day hike and remarkable Nile launch safari and Kazinga channel boat safari experience.

Day 1 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Arrive Uganda – Entebbe International Airport & drive to the Hotel

Day 2 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary  en route

Day 3 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Game drive in northern Murchison, afternoon Nile boat safari & top of the falls hike

 Day 4 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Kibale National Park. Enjoy the views rural landscapes

Day 5 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Kibale National Park Chimpanzee trekking & drive to Kasese

Day 6 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Adventure Rwenzori Mountains day hike & proceed to Queen Elizabeth NP in the evening

Day 7 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Kasenyi Sector game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kazinga Channel boat safari in the afternoon & channel track game drive in the evening

Day 8 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Ishasha sector game drive for tree climbing lions & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 9 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Bwindi Impenetrable NP Mountain Gorilla trekking & relax at the lodge

Day 10 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Gisenyi Lake Kivu, sightseeing of Virunga Volcanoes & relax by the beach

Day 11 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Nyiragongo Volcano adventure climbing

Day 12 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & relax on the shores of Lake Kivu

Day 13 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Speed boat transfer to Bukavu – Kahuzi Biega National Park

Day 14 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking encounter & relax at the lodge

Day 15 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Kigali. Optional visit to Butare Museum & Nyanza Palace

Day 1 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Arrive Uganda – Entebbe International Airport & drive to the Hotel

You arrive at Entebbe International Airport, meet our representative and then transfer to the Hotel for relaxation and overnight

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Airport Guesthouse Entebbe

Midrange / Standard: Boma Hotel Entebbe

Luxury / Upmarket: Protea Hotel Entebbe

Day 2 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route

Set off for the drive to Murchison Falls National Park 311km about 5 hours passing through interesting countryside sceneries. A stop en route will be made at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek the resident population of southern white Rhinos for 2 hours. Explore them as the forage and take incredible photoshoots to mark the beginning of your Big 5 experience. Proceed to the park for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation       

Budget / Basic: Twiga Tales Lodge

Midrange / Standard:  Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent

Luxury / Up market:  Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe rooms

Day 3 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Game drive in northern Murchison, afternoon Nile boat safari & top of the falls hike  

Enjoy a lasting game drive experience in the northern sector of Murchison marked with rolling open savannah grassland with beautiful scattered borassus palms and patches of thicket towards the Delta Area. The 3 – 4hour drive offers likely chances of exploring the four of the Big five namely; Lions, Leopard, Elephants and Buffalos and then other interesting wild game such as Rothschild Giraffes, Oribis, Kobs, Hartebeest among others. The boat to the bottom of the falls starts at 2pm from Paraa Jetty presenting nice sights of the Nile River – the longest in the world and then aquatic species like Nile Crocodiles, Hippos and birds. You take on the adventure hike to the top of the falls following a narrow path viewing the Nile River as it flows through a less than 7m ravine before plummeting below 43m below the Devil’s Cauldron as its popularly known generating a plume of spray characterised by a thunderous roar and a trademark rainbow.

Accommodation       

Budget / Basic: Twiga Tales Lodge

Midrange / Standard:  Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent

Luxury / Up market:  Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe rooms

Day 4 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Kibale National Park. Enjoy the views rural landscapes

Drive to Kibale National Park 366km about 8 hours’ drive with good views of local villages and interesting physical landscapes. Enjoy lunch en route. The lush Fort Portal tea estates will offer you a great welcome to the area.

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse – Main house room

Midrange / Standard:  Kibale Forest Camp – Safari Tent

Luxury / Up market:   Primate Lodge – Luxury Cottages

Day 5 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Kibale National Park Chimpanzee trekking & drive to Kasese

At Kanyanchu Tourism Centre – the starting point for Chimpanzee trekking starts briefing at 8am. You go through briefing and eventually head to the forest for the 2 – 5-hour trek in search of these endangered species with nice views of lush flora, birds and other primate species. Upon reaching Chimps, spend 1 hour with them enjoying them as they forage, mate, patrol among other behaviours. From the activity, transfer to Kasese 135km about 2 hours’ drive driving through the scenic Ndali Kasenda Crater field.

Accommodation

Midrange / Budget: Sandton Hotel Kasese

Luxury / Upmarket: Equator Snow Lodge

Day 6 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Adventure Rwenzori Mountains day hike & proceed to Queen Elizabeth NP in the evening 

Gather at Nyakalengija Park station for briefing and setting off for a day walk in the Rwenzori Mountains. You explore the foot hills of the Mountain covered with lush tropical forest which is habitat to a range of birds and other fauna like the three-horned Chameleon.  Rwenzori Mountains is Africa’s third highest Mountain rising to 5,109m above sea level with snow capped peaks. It is noted to be the tallest Mountain range since Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya are free standing. Enjoy picnic lunch and return in the late afternoon for the 2 hours drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Budget /Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge

Luxury / Upmarket: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 7 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Kasenyi Sector game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kazinga Channel boat safari in the afternoon & channel track game drive in the evening

Game drive starts at 7am in Kasenyi sector with impressive views of savannah landscape and possibilities of spotting a range of wild game including; Lions, Leopard, Buffalo, defassa waterbuck, Kobs, Elephant among others. The activity lasts 3 – 4 hours. Drive through Mweya peninsular, settle for lunch and later gather at Mweya jetty at 2pm for the afternoon Kazinga boat safari. The boat safari lasts for 2 hours with possibilities of spotting aquatics like Nile crocodiles, Hippos and birds like the African skimmers, Cormorants among others.  The wild game drinking on the channel shores may not be missed. Upon return, do an evening game drive along the channel track for game viewing possibilities.

Accommodation

Budget /Basic: Pumba Safari Cottages

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge

Luxury / Upmarket: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 8 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Ishasha sector game drive for tree climbing lions & transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Set off for the game drive in Ishasha sector to the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park where there are possibilities of exploring the tree climbing lions and other wild game. Proceed southwards to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp

Luxury: Haven Lodge Buhoma

Day 9 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Bwindi Impenetrable NP Mountain Gorilla trekking & relax at the lodge

Breakfast at the lodge, gather at the briefing point at 8am for registration and general briefing after you embark on an adventure trek through the rugged landscapes of Bwindi with steep hills and narrow valleys in search of the Mountain Gorillas that are known to be Critically endangered world over. The gorilla trek lasts 2 – 8 hours depending on how far the allocated gorilla family has moved and actual viewing time is limited to one hour for purposes of conservation. Enjoy amazing sights of these great Apes, the lush flora and birds. Retire and spend the evening at leisure or take up an optional community tour to explore the local way of life.

Accommodation

Midrange: Gorilla Mist Camp

Luxury: Haven Lodge Buhoma

Day 10 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Gisenyi Lake Kivu, sightseeing of Virunga Volcanoes & relax by the beach

After a relaxed breakfast, set off for the drive to Gisenyi Lake Kivu with its remarkable sandy beaches. You enjoy the interesting scenic views of Kigezi Highlands and the famous Virunga Volcanoes – a chain of eight Virunga Mountains that straddle from Uganda through Rwanda to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Spend the evening at leisure.

Accommodation:

Midrange / Budget:  Hotel Paladis Malahide

Luxury / Up market:  Serena Resort Lake Kivu

Day 11 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Nyiragongo Volcano adventure climbing  

Cross Congo boarder – Goma at 7:30am, go through the immigration and drive to Kibati Patrol post for briefing and the start of the adventure hike.  Nyiragongo Volcano is recorded to be the world’s largest and most violent lava lake which at one time erupted and caused serious damage including the half of Goma town.  The trek lasts 5 – 6 hours offering nice views of Virunga Volcanoes, Lake Kivu and later the red lava after the dark.

Accommodation: Mountain Shelter

Day 12 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano & relax on the shores of Lake Kivu 

Early wake up to take sunrise photoshoots, breakfast before embarking on the descent to the starting point. From here, you drive to the shores of Lake Kivu for relaxation

Accommodation

Midrange: Lac Kivu Hotel

Day 13 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Speed boat transfer to Bukavu – Kahuzi Biega National Park

Transfer by speed boat to Bukavu – South Kivu province where the famous Kahuzi Biega National Park is located. Enjoy the amazing views of Lake Kivu and its Islands.

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Panorama Hotel

Midrange / Standard:   Hotel Elizabeth

Luxury/ Up market:  Orchids Safari Club

Day 14 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Eastern Lowland Gorilla Trekking encounter & relax at the lodge

Connect to the park headquarters for briefing and eventual start of the Gorilla Trekking activity. The search for the habituated group of Eastern lowland Gorilla is a memorable one as it provides for a special encounter with these Eastern Gorilla sub species. The trek lasts 2 – 8 hours providing for 1 hour with Gorillas – an opportunity to view them and take lasting photoshoots.   Spend the evening at leisure or visit the Bukavu town

Accommodation

Budget / Basic: Panorama Hotel

Midrange / Standard:   Hotel Elizabeth

Luxury/ Up market:  Orchids Safari Club

Day 15 of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas: Drive to Kigali. Optional visit to Butare Museum & Nyanza Palace

After an early breakfast, cross to Rwanda via Ruzizi 1 and transfer to Kigali. Enjoy the views of Nyungwe forest and the Rwandan hillsides en route. An optional visit can be made to National Museum of Rwanda in Butare and the Palace of the last Rwandan Monarchy at Nyanza for rewarding culture and heritage encounter.

End of the 15 Days Uganda Congo Safari with Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Nyiragongo Volcano & Eastern Lowland Gorillas

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