10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda

The 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda starts from Kampala with a City tour. You transfer to the Rwenzori Mountains for a 1 days hiking safari. This African Tour will then lead you to Queen Elizabeth National park for a Uganda Wildlife Safari in Ishasha Sector. You transfer to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda for a Rwanda Gorilla Safari and Cultural Tour. This Africa Safari adventure ends with a Kigali City tour.

Day 1 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Kampala for overnight at Imperial royale or Metropole Hotel. BB

Day 2 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Transfer to Fort portal

Drive to Fort Portal after breakfast. Lunch. From Fort Portal the visitors reach Rwenzori. Dinner and overnight in Margherita/Sandton hotel. FB

Day 3 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Rwenzori hiking

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10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda

After breakfast, transfer to Trekkers Hostel in Kyanjiki 12 kilometers from Kasese past Kilembe. Best to start at 8.30 am but can leave as late as 10 am. Meet your guides and briefing. You walk 2.2km to the UWA rangers post at 1,727metres.

Here the rangers brief you on the day’s activities and rules of the National Park. You will then start the hike of 8.6 km expected time 5 to 6 hours Start height is 1,667 meters climbing to 3,171 meters. You will have packed lunch, and this will be had later on your hike. The dinner and overnight will be had at Samalira Camp. This Camp has spectacular views across the foothills to Lake George and Queen Elisabeth National Park while on the left you can clearly see Kasese town.

Day 4 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Descending the Rwenzori

After a hearty breakfast we again climb about one kilometer to a lookout (3,300m) on the ridge leading up to Charavulla For those who are fit we may proceed to Charavulla wherethere is a flat wet area on which you may find two species of Giant Lobelias. After taking and few pictures we then descend back down to the rangers post and back to Kilembe. Dinner and overnight in Margherita/Sandton hotel. FB

Day 5 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, the Pearl of Uganda

Take an early morning cup of coffee, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park, checking in by lunchtime. Relax and in the afternoon go for the launch cruise along the Kazinga channel. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge or Ihamba Lodge FB

Day 6 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: The habituated chimpanzees of Kyambura Gorge

Take an early morning cup of coffee before setting off for a game drive along Kasenyi track and Queen’s mile in the park and expect to see lions, elephants, buffalos, warthogs and lots of animals and birds. Get back to the lodge for breakfast. After lunch, drive to Kyambura gorge for a forest walk to look for the habituated chimpanzees and other primates. This gorge is 16 km long on the Rift Valley and 100 meters deep. The rangers will provide you with a walking stick for this spectacular trekking. Dinner & overnight at Mweya safari lodge or Ihamba Lodge. FB

Day 7 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Transfer to Rwanda Ruhengeri

Transfer to Rwanda, have lunch en-route and continue to Rwanda in Ruhengeri. Dinner and overnight at Mt. View Gorilla lodge or Gorilla nest lodge. FB

Day 8 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Mountain Gorilla tracking and Transfer to Gisenyi

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Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda

Early morning you enter the gorilla sanctuary of Volcanoes National Park, the rain tropical forest covering the hills surrounding the five Virunga Volcanoes. It was here where biologist Dian Fossey worked until her death in 1985. The trekking is a strenuous but rewarding experience. Ensure you carry enough drinking water and packed lunch. The time spent in the forest depends on the movements of the primates in their natural environment. Dinner and overnight at Mt. View Gorilla lodge or Gorilla nest lodge. FB

Day 9 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: Kigali and the culture of Rwanda

After breakfast, you will drive to Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. You will visit the Genocide Memorial Museum. The genocide in Rwanda left most Rwandese citizens traumatized.  If you have time, you will visit some other Genocide Memorial centers in Kigali which may include Nyamata, Kigali Memorial Center. Dinner and overnight Serena Kigali or The Manor. FB

Day 10 of the 10 Days Africa Mountain Hiking Safari to Uganda-Rwanda: City tour and departure

Reserved for departure.

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