The primate Special adventure will start in Kampala Uganda’s capital city and will end in Kigali Rwanda’s capital city with two gorilla tracking’s, one in Uganda’s Bwindi impenetrable national park and volcanoes national park of Rwanda respectively.
- Kigali city tour with visit to genocide memorial
- Golden monkey tracking in volcanoes national park
- Community walks in both Uganda and Rwanda for pygmies and entertainments
- Gorilla tracking in Bwindi forest national park Uganda
- Gorilla tracking in Volcanoes national park in Rwanda
- Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale national park Uganda
- Game drive in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth national park in search of savannah animals Elephants, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, waterbucks and tree climbing lions
- Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park with chances to see hippopotamus crocodiles and birds in Uganda
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale national park
After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Kibale forest national park, this is the primate haven of Uganda with 13 primate species recorded including chimpanzees, Red Colobus monkeys, grey cheeked Mangabeys Red Tailed monkeys and Pottos of different types in evening relax overnight stay.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
On this day after breakfast report to the ranger station for the briefing before you enter the forest to track our closest relative chimpanzees the tracking here takes 3-5 hours then later after tracking, you will be transferred to Queen Elizabeth national park this is the day you will cross the equator and go for evening game drive. Here you have chances to see savannah game like Buffaloes Elephants Uganda Kobs, water bucks lions and leopards later check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Full day Queen Elizabeth national park, morning game drive and Afternoon boat cruise
Wake up early for your breakfast and head out for game drive in the plain savannah of Kasenyi in Queen Elizabeth national park search for Elephant, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, warthogs, lions, leopards, waterbucks as well as savannah birds then later return to the lodge for lunch break. In the afternoon go for the boat ride along Kazinga Channel that connects two rift valley lakes George and Edward found with the park. This will reward you with lots hippopotamus, crocodiles, water birds and possibly Elephants and buffalos coming to drink water.
Day 4: Game drive and Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park
On this day after morning breakfast, you will transfer to Bwindi forest national park home to the endangered mountain Gorillas passing through ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park, here you will do a game drive in search of tree climbing lions thereafter proceed to Bwindi forest relax for dinner and overnight stay in preparation for the 1st Gorilla tracking.
Day 5:Full day in Bwindi forest, Gorilla tracking adventure!!!
After an early morning breakfast with packed lunch, you will go for Gorilla tracking adventure with a park ranger guide who will give you the briefing prior the visit about do’s and don’ts. the tracking will take you between 3 -10 hours depending on the movements therefore go prepared for either short walk or long walk, after finding them, spend approximate 1 hour with them learning their behavior and later return back for relaxation and overnight stay.
Day 6: Transfer to Volcanoes national park in Rwanda
Wake up and take relaxed breakfast, then transfer to Volcanoes national park in Rwanda via chanika boarder post with en route visit to the pygmies of Kisoro. Pygmies are the short people from the word pygmoids who used to be the forest dwellers and fruit gatherers before they were evicted from the forest for conservation purposes they live as scoters and its interesting to visit them. Proceed to the lodge for your overnight stay.
Day 7: 2nd Gorilla Tracking in Volcanoes national park!!!!
Another exiting day after early breakfast head to the park offices in Kinigi ready for tracking Gorilla the 2nd time, here you will be briefed about the tracking formalities, be split into small group get allocated to the gorilla family and head to the park for your memorable gorilla adventure. Later when you return back
Depending on the time and fitness, go for cultural entertainment in Iby’wachu cultural village and meet the Banyarwanda people as you feel their unique culture.
Day 8: Golden monkey tracking and transfer to Kigali
Wake for early breakfast and report to the ranger station, you will be briefed and head to the park to track the endangered species called golden monkey, the tracking will take approximate half a day and later on return, transfer to Kigali the capital city of Rwanda a 3 hour drive and check in to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Kigali city tour and departure
On this day have your relaxed breakfast, and thereafter you will be taken to Kigali city tour with a visit to Gisozi genocide memorial and museum, craft village, Nyamata church, Hotel Rwanda and other local markets later you will be transferred to the Airport for your departure back home. End of tour
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