Best of Rwanda and Uganda

  • 8 Days , 2 Countries , 4 Cities
  • From $6,250
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Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s most attractive Lakeport, is nestled in a series of interwoven and undulating hills and offers visitors spectacular views of the lake, its islands, and the stunning surrounding countryside.
Countries Visited Rwanda, Uganda
Places Visited Kigali, Rusizi,
Suggested Duration 8 days
Travel Styles African Safaris & Wildlife Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Kigali, Rwanda!

    Arrive at Kigali International Airport, be welcomed by the tour guide, and transfer to your hotel.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    The Nyungwe National Park & Canopy Walkway

    In the morning, private transfer to Nyungwe National Park. Stop at the King’s Palace to learn more about the Rwanda Kingdom's history about kings and the way they lived. Have lunch in Butare.
    Afternoon, proceed to Nyungwe forest.

    The day ends with one of the most tourism highlights. An amazing canopy walk atop of a 230 foot (70-meter) bridge, raised above the beautiful green canopy of the ancient Nyungwe Forest. One can identify several amazing birds from the bridge.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 3

    Kibuye - Chimpanzee Tracking

    Early morning breakfast and drive to the edge of the forest where chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe starts. Lunch at the hotel.
    Afternoon, reach Lake Kivu, Rwanda’s most attractive of lake ports, nestled in a series of interwoven and undulating hills. The visitors admire the spectacular views of the lake, its islands, and the stunning surrounding countryside. It is considered one of Rwanda’s hidden treasures, with its lush green hills and peaceful breeze.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Volcanoes National Park

    In the morning after breakfast, the journey continues to the beach and the boat ride. In the afternoon, drive to Musanze – Volcanoes destination.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
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  • DAY 5

    Dian Fossey Grave & The Gorilla Guardian Village

    After breakfast at the lodge, start a nature walk to the Dian Fossey tomb.

    A famous American primatologist Dian Fossey started work in Volcanoes National Park in 1967. She worked to study and protect the lives of the wild gorillas in Rwanda touched the hearts of people around the world. She was murdered while protecting the mountain gorillas in 1985. A visit to her tombs in the park is one of the rewarding things for her great work to save and conserve mountain gorillas.

    In the afternoon, visit the Gorilla guardian’s village or Ibyiwacu culture village to learn more about Rwandan culture and engage in different activities with locals.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 6

    Golden Monkey Trekking

    In the early morning, head to the entrance of the Park to see the Golden Monkeys. Now, it is believed that they are the only feasible population of Golden Monkeys residing in Volcanoes National Park. They are beautiful and endangered primates that have become quite habituated to humans, making it possible to observe them closely.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 7

    Kigali - Tracking and Watching Mountain Gorillas

    After breakfast, transfer to the park. After completing the park formalities, we embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience of tracking mountain gorillas.

    Once you spot them, you are allowed to spend an hour watching your closest long-lost cousin. Perhaps, This is one of the most breathtaking wildlife experiences on earth!!! You get so close to these awesome giant primates. You stare at each other blankly, not knowing who to break the long silence first. Tracking the gorillas through the light mountain forest is a magical experience.

    Be back at the base in time for lunch! Refresh and have lunch later drive to Kigali.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 8

    Kigali Airport - Game Drive

    After breakfast at the hotel, private transfer to the airport to fly back home.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $6,250 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
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Price excluding international flights
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What’s Included?

  • 7 Nights accommodation sharing in a double or twin room
  • All meals and soft drinks
  • Transport in 4×4 jeep and fuel
  • Airport transfers
  • English speaking driver-guide and trekking guide
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Water on-board

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Nyungwe National Park
  • Stop by King’s Palace to learn about the Kingdom
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Explore Kibuye — Lake Kivu, which is one of Rwanda’s most attractive lake ports
  • Volcanoes National Park via boat
  • Visit Diana Fossey Grave
  • Visit the Gorilla Guardian Village
  • Discover the Golden Monkeys
  • Stay at Bwindi
  • Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience of tracking mountain gorillas

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