Day to Day Itinerary:

You will meet your tour leaders and guides in the morning. You will also meet the rest of the group members.

The introductions will be followed by a briefing from the tour leaders. The brief aims to provide an explanation for this safari experience, language and customs of the region, what you will be discovering and learning, and why specific activities were chosen.

The tour leaders will take you to your hotel where you will spend the night.

Accommodation: Guinea Fowl Guesthouse

Set off at 08:30am for Lake Mburo National Park via the equator crossing for photos. Drive through the scenic rural countryside making a stopover for lunch en-route to the Lodge. Arrive at the Lodge and settle in for dinner and the night. Later on head out for a night game drive in search for the elusive leopard.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

You will set off at 08:00am for Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will arrive in the early afternoon hours. Enjoy lunch and a swim at the lodge before heading out for an evening game drive. On this game drive you will see elephants, buffalo, antelope and other big game as the sun sets in the plains of Queen Elizabeth.

After an action-packed game drive, you will be driven to your lodge for dinner and the night.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

You will start the day with an early breakfast followed by a morning game drive through the savannah grasslands of the park. On this game drive look out for elephants, lions, buffaloes, kobs, warthogs, waterbucks and other small mammals. You will also see the beautiful Rwenzori ranges and the Crater Lake dotted landscapes of the park on this game drive. Break for lunch at the Mweya Peninsula also known as “the beautiful place”.

In the afternoon, head for a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel. Enjoy the beautiful sights along the lake shores teeming with "loser “buffalo herds, hippos and crocodiles as well as numerous birds including pink backed pelicans, plovers, Kingfishers and many other bird species that reside in this avian paradise.

Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After a leisurely breakfast, embark on the journey through Queen Elizabeth as you make your way to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This is arguably one of Uganda’s most scenic route as the journey takes you through savannah grasslands and tropical rainforests.

Stop for lunch and a game drive in the Ishasha sector where with a little luck, you will get to see the elusive tree climbing lions of Ishasha sector. Thereafter you will embark on the final leg of the journey to Bwindi where you will arrive in the late evening hours.

Accommodation: Engagi Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Arise early for breakfast and then head to the park office at 08:00am for briefing. Thereafter, the rangers will walk you down the narrow forest paths through thick undergrowth, with the bird sounds in the background as you search for the gorilla families.

Get in close proximity with the gorillas as you quietly observe these pacific primates in their natural habitat. Watch the gorillas eat, groom and play. After the days’ activities return to the lodge for tree planting as a sign of conservation efforts. Settle in for dinner and the night’s stay.

Accommodation: Engagi Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After breakfast, we will embark on a 2 hour drive to Lake Bunyonyi where we will arrive in time for lunch. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure and choose from the various activities available including canoeing in a dug out canoe, swimming, hiking in the villages and zip lining among others .

Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After your hearty breakfast, transfer to Kigali city. We will start with a visit to the genocide monument where we will learn about the tragic events that happened in Rwanda. Here you will listen to stories of how the genocide events from the past have shaped Rwanda. Learn about the great hope of Rwanda and the rebirth of Rwanda as a country. Thereafter, a visit to the craft market and other places in Kigali city. In the evening, you will be transferred to Kigali Airport for your departure flight.

No accommodation planned for this day

Meals: Breakfast