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boat ride on lake bunyonyi

Day 1; Arrival and Airport pick up.

A tours representative from AA safaris and tours Ltd will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Kampala.

Budget – Holiday Express Hotel / Tourist Hotel
Standard – Speke Hotel / Cassia Lodge
Luxury Kampala Sheraton Hotel / Kampala Serena Hotel / Grand Imperial Hotel

Day 2; Kampala and Jinja City Tour.

After breakfast, you will go for a Kampala city tour before you can proceed to Jinja.  You may visit places like historical and Cultural sites which include the Kasubi Tombs, Namugongo shrine, Ssezibwa fall and will be lunch along the way to Jinja were you will visit the source of the Nile and you can also go for boat ride to the source of the Nile, visit the Bujagali Falls and then come back to Kampala for dinner.

Budget – Holiday Express Hotel / Tourist Hotel
Standard – Speke Hotel / Cassia Lodge
Luxury Kampala Sheraton Hotel / Kampala Serena Hotel / Grand Imperial Hotel (Bed and breakfast)

Day 3. Transfer to L. Mburo National Park

You will have to wake up early enough, take breakfast and then start on your journey Lake Mburo national park. You may stop at the Equator in Masaka before you continue to Park to enjoy your   game drive en route where you will see herds of zebras, antelopes, Topis, Elands, the Uganda Kob among other animals. You will go for the after noon boat ride after your lunch after which you will go straight to your lodge for dinner.

Dinner and over night at;

Budget; Rwonyo Bandas
Mid range – Arcadia Cottages
Luxury – Mantana Luxury tented camp or Mihingo Lodge.

Day 4; Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.

After your breakfast, you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth. You will enjoy an en route game drive en route and see animals like Elephants, Buffaloes, mongoose among so many others. After your lunch, you will for a lunch cruise along the Kazinga channel where you will have the opportunity to see a number of water animals like the hippos, crocodiles and later go to your lodge where you will have dinner from.

Budget – Institute of Ecology / Simba safari lodge
Mid range – Hippo Hill Camp or Ihamba Lodge
Luxury –Mweya safari lodge/ Jacana lodge / Katara Lodge or Kingfisher resort.

Day 5; Game drive and The Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi Kabale.

You will have breakfast very early and then go for an early morning game drive to look out for the Lions, leopards, and hyenas among others. You may not have time to return to the lodge therefore will just grab your packed lunch and then proceed to Kabale passing through Ishasha sector which is famous for tree climbing lions. You will have dinner and over night at

Budget – Bushara Island camp
Mid range- Bunyonyi Over land camp or White Horse Inn.
Up market- Arcadia Cottages. / Habuharo Island camp.

Day 6; Transfer to Rwanda

After breakfast, you will transfer to Rwanda driving to Ruhengeri commonly referred to as Musanze which is the Gorilla Trekking base in Rwanda. You will have a lunch en route and then you will have your dinner at the lodge where you will sleep as you wit for the next day’s gorilla tracking.  Dinner and over night at;

Budget – Kinigi Guest House
Standard – Mountain Gorilla Nest Lodge / Mountain gorilla View Lodge/ Hotel Gorillas
Luxury – Volcanoes Lodge / Sabinyo Silver Back lodge

Day 7;  Gorilla Safari Holiday in Rwanda/h4>

After breakfast, you will go for a gorilla safari  in Parc National des Volcanoes after briefing at the head quarters. You will be given an hour with the gorillas to sit with them and see how they care for each other before you can return to your lodge for dinner. It is also important for you to remember tat some group of gorillas are very hard to find therefore gorilla tracking can take you the whole day at times. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 8;- Lake Kivu Boat trip

After breakfast you will drive to L. Kivu situated in Kibuye in the Eastern part and you will have the opportunity to see why Rwanda is called the Land of a thousand hills.  You will have tour on Lake Kivu’s Island called the Napoleons’ Hat and then a boat trip to Gisenyi at the Northern shore of L. Kivu and then later go to your hotel

Midrange; Hotel Mille Des Collines /

Budget; Chez Lando

Luxury; Kigali Serena hotel.

Day 9-  Transfer to Kigali.

After your breakfast, you will have some time to go shopping in the city, have your lunch and later be transferred to the Airport to catch your plain back home or you can be dropped at the airport in the morning depending of the time of your flight.  End of Uganda and Rwanda Safari

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