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14 Day | Group Primate and Plains Safari to Uganda and Rwanda

Countries Uganda Rwanda
Theme Photography; Expedition Collection from Mark Nolting; Group Departures; Active - Strenuous
Time of Year February, July & September
Budget From $9,995
Duration 14 Days

Itinerary Description

On these special AAC Signature departures – experience the thrill of gorilla treks in Bwindi, Uganda & Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Begin your primate experience with chimp trekking in Kibale Forest. Game viewing in Uganda is a hidden delight with game drive opportunities looking for wildlife at Queen Elizabeth National Park. Uganda, "The Pearl of Africa", is situated astride the Equator and boasts a wide and diverse landscape - from rugged, snow-capped mountains to the vast flat lands. After the release of the feature film, Gorillas in the Mist, about the late Dian Fossey’s pioneering work habituating the gorillas, interest in gorilla trekking reached new heights in Rwanda.

2022 Departures: Feb 15, Jul 03, Sep 18

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Day by Day (subject to availability) Itinerary

Day 01+02

USA/Europe/Entebbe

Depart on your overnight international flight to Europe. Arrive Europe next morning. Connect with your international flight to Entebbe, Uganda. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Protea Hotel Entebbe.

Day 03+04

Kibale

Day 03 – This morning you will be met by your guide and vehicle and drive to Kibale Forest (7 hours) with lunch en-route. You will pass through Fort Portal, forest and tea plantations. On Day 04, you will depart on morning and afternoon chimp treks. The chimp walk is on well-marked trails in this beautiful rain forest where there is very little undergrowth due to the full canopy overhead. Even though considered easy, it is advisable to wear trekking boots and have rain gear available. Lasting for three to five hours the main objective is to see chimps in their natural habitat 2 nights Kyaninga Lodge.

Day 05+06

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park (3-4 hours) following the Ruwenzori Mountain Range. Take an afternoon game drive on the way to your lodge. On Day 06 enjoy a private boat ride on the Kazinga Channel. 2 nights Mweya Lodge.

Day 07

Ishasha Region

Early morning game drive and then game drive enroute to Ishasha region of the park. A further full day of game viewing. Overnight Ishasha Wilderness Camp.

Day 08

Bwindi

Enjoy an early morning game drive and then continue by road to your camp in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Overnight Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 09+10

Bwindi

This morning you will depart on your first gorilla trek taking a picnic lunch with you. What a thrill to get up close with “Gorillas in the Mist” in the Buhoma region of Bwindi Forest! Your viewing of the gorillas will be limited to a maximum of only one hour. One must be prepared for a strenuous hike of 1-6 hours each way; however 2-3 hours is more usual. A further day at leisure to either participate in an additional gorilla trek or enjoy an other local activities (additional costs apply). 2 overnights Gorilla Forest Camp.

Day 11

Volcanoes National Park

After an early breakfast you will be transferred to Kisoro, via Cyanika where you will clear customs and continue into Rwanda and onto your lodge situated adjacent to Volcanoes National Park. Overnight Amakoro Songa.

Day 12

Kigali

This morning you will be transferred to the park gate at Kinigi for your second gorilla trek in Volcanoes. Here you will meet your tracker and enjoy a further exhilerating encounter with the mountain gorillas. Following your trek you will be transferred to Kigali arriving by early evening. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.

Day 13+14

Kigali/Amsterdam/USA

This morning you will have a tour of Genocide Museum and local craft market. Return to your hotel for lunch. This evening you will be transferred to the airport for your departing overnight flight to Amsterdam. Morning arrival in Amsterdam. Onward connecting flight to USA.

Safari Pricing Details

2022 Land Arrangements: 1 Vehicle / 3 – 5 passengers on departure

2022 DEPARTURES: FEB 15, JUL 03, SEP 18

February Departure - Special!

per person sharing

From $9,995

Single Supplement

From $1,995

July & September Departures

per person sharing

From $10,995

Single Supplement

From $1,995

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#1 Africa-Only Travel Company

Industry Leaders in Customizable Safaris

The Africa Adventure Company was one of the first boutique travel agencies to offer customizable Africa travel itineraries. Together we can create a trip that includes the experiences and destinations most important to you, your family, or your group.

Value-Added
Adventures

Many travelers expect private and independent safaris to be unaffordable, but our clients are delighted to discover they do not have to join a group of strangers in order to experience a customized safari adventure.

Security &
Safety-Focused

We work with people who will take care of you. Our guides, travel consultants, and tour operators understand the complicated and complex nature of travel in Africa and have decades of experience to ensure your safety at every leg of your trip.

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