7 Day Uganda and Rwanda Overland Safari Inquire

This safari will take you to both Rwanda, and Uganda, two of the most beautiful countries in East Africa and one of the few places on earth where you can see chimpanzees and Gorillas. ...
  • Categories: Uganda, Rwanda
  • Price Range: USD $ 1400- 2999
  • Days: 6-7 Days
  • Activities:
    • Gorilla Trekking
    • Cultural Immersion
    • Bird Watching
    • Wildlife Game Drive

We can pick you up from Entebbe International Airport in Kampala, if you are just arriving from a flight or from your respective hotel where you stayed the night in Kampala/Entebbe. Then, we can head out to Lake Mburo National Park. Along the way, we can have lunch. The drive will take about 5 to 6 hours from Kampala via Mbarara. Mbarara is located in the western part of Uganda. It is one of the fastest growing towns in the area. Upon arriving Lake Mburo National Park, we shall check in to our accommodation, have dinner and rest for the night.

Main destination: Lake Mburo National Park
Accommodation: Mantana Tented Camp/Rwonyo Camp
Meals: Lunch and dinner are included

After breakfast, we can go for an early morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park where we can spot some wildlife of about 350 bird species, buffaloes, Defassa waterbuck, eland, hippos, hyenas, impalas, leopards, oribis, reedbucks, topis, and zebras. It is noteworthy to mention that there are globally threatened animals like impalas, some bird species, and the cichlid fish species which can only be seen in the lake.

Then later on, we shall proceed to Lake Bunyonyi passing Kabale Town. We shall arrive late afternoon and proceed to our accommodation to check in. We shall also have dinner and call it a day and get a well-deserved rest in preparation for the next day’s adventure.

Main destination: Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages/Byunyonyi Overland Resort
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we prepare to explore the area. There are about 29 islets and we can visit the 6 main ones – Akampene (Punishment Island), Bushara, Kyahugye, Bwama, Njuyeera, Bucuranuka (Upside down). It will be interesting to know stories that are linked with these islands. It will provide a lot of cultural insight. Since the lake is known to be free of bilhazaria, you can take a swim. It is very safe and does not have crocodiles or hippos in the water. In any water activity, it is important to take precaution. You can also ride a canoe to explore the lake further. We can also take a short trek to get a good vista of the whole lake. Cultural immersion and interaction can be done with the local settlers in the area. We can see the farmers, playful children and women clad in their traditional kanga wraps.

After sightseeing in Lake Bunyonyi, and taking lunch, we shall drive towards Kisoro and travel to Musanze in Rwanda which is formerly called Ruhengeri. We will pass by beautiful landscapes, fitting to be called “the land of a thousand hills.” When we arrive, we shall check in our hotel, have dinner, and rest for the night.

Main destination: Musanze
Accommodation: Mahabura/Gorilla Nest Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House
Meals: All meals are included

We begin the day early with an early breakfast since we need to be at the park headquarters at Kinigi for the briefing at 0700H. Packed lunch will be prepared by our accommodation. This activity may take 2-8 hours, depending on the sightings and the movement of the gorillas and primates. Mountain Gorillas are the most endangered ape species in the world, with only about 700 left worldwide, they are mostly found at the intersection of Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. But with conservation efforts, it is said that their population is now slowly increasing. Gorillas’ disposition is generally nonaggressive and calm unless they feel threatened. Your visit to these Mountain Gorillas are contributing to their preservation, the funds generated from the permits you have purchased will revert to their conservation.

After the day’s activity, we go back to our accommodation, have dinner, and rest for the night.

Main destination: Volcanoes National Park
Accommodation: Mahabura/Gorilla Nest Hotel/ Kinigi Guest House
Meals: All meals are included

If you’ve enjoyed yesterday’s itinerary, we can do another gorilla tracking trek. Otherwise, we can do a nature walk, search for golden monkeys and visit the grave of Diana Fossey. Then in the afternoon, we shall travel to Kigali.

Main destination: Volcanoes National Park/Kigali
Accommodation: Novotel Hotel in Kigali
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we will visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and, the Caplaki Craft Village.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial is located in Gasabo District in Gisozi, 10 minutes away from the town center. This memorial honors the lives of more than a million of Rwandans that perished in defending peace and education. It is also the final resting place of about 250,000 Rwandans who were victims of the Tutsi. Apart from the cemetery, there is a library, a museum, and a photo gallery.

The Caplaki Craft Village has 38 independent stalls selling a varied selection of Rwandan handicrafts including masks and carvings, and banana-fiber products. The village is good to buy your souvenirs.

After the day’s activity, we go back to our accommodation, have dinner and rest.

Main destination: Kigali Genocide Memorial/Caplaki Craft Village
Accommodation: Novotel Hotel in Kigali
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we shall checkout. Then, we will take you to the Kigali International Airport. This concludes the tour.

Main destination: Kigali International Airport
Accommodation: None, end of tour
Meals: Breakfast is included

Price per person:


1 adult (1 room) 2 adults (1 room) 3 adults (1 room) 4 adults ( 2 rooms) 5 adults (2 rooms)
  $2,690 $2,540 $2,390 $2,290

9 Days Uganda and Rwanda Wildlife and City tour combo Inquire

An exciting visit to a celebrated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve! Queen Elizabeth National Park is host to a remarkable variety of ecosystems. It is located on the western arm of the Great Rift Valley. Then, be ready to embark on one of the most unique experiences in your life as we encounter the Mountain Gorillas that can only be found in special areas ...
  • Categories: Uganda, Rwanda
  • Price Range: USD $ 3000-5999
  • Days: 8-9 Days
  • Activities:
    • Gorilla Trekking
    • Cultural Immersion
    • Boat Cruise
    • Bird Watching
    • Wildlife Game Drive

Upon your arrival, please expect to be welcomed by your enthusiastic tour leader who will take good care of you. You will be brought to your accommodation in Kampala. You can take this time to rest and charge up in preparation for the long Uganda-Rwanda adventure.

Main destination: Kampala
Accommodation: Cassia Lodge
Meals: Lunch and dinner are included

After breakfast, we shall checkout. Then from your accommodation where you stayed the night. Then, we can head out to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Along the way, we can have lunch. The drive will take about 5 to 6 hours from Kampala via Mbarara. Mbarara is located in the western part of Uganda. It is one of the fastest growing towns in the area. Depending on how early we depart, the earlier we reach Queen Elizabeth National Park. If we leave later in the day, we will expect a late arrival, and might be well into the evening. When we reach Queen Elizabeth National Park, we will check in and have dinner in our accommodation, and get some rest to recharge for the activities on the next day.

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation: Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana safari lodge/Institute Hostel
Meals: Lunch and dinner are included

We can have an early breakfast as we travel to the nearby Kyambura Gorge. During the walk, you may spot chimpanzees, other monkeys, elephants, hippopotamuses, elephants, lions, and birds, among other animals.

After lunch, we shall go to the Mweya Peninsula for a boat ride along the Kazinga Channel. There will be plentiful wildlife along the banks. There will be a good chance we can see buffaloes, elephants, birds, and hippopotamuses.

The Mweya Peninsula is a sight to behold as it overlooks the Katwe bay of Lake Edward. It is considered as the ‘heart of sightseeing’ in the park. Subsequently, the Northern area of Kazinga Channel is near Mweya Peninsula. It is the body of water joining together Lake Edward and Lake George. It is about 40 meters long. We can view a lot of different wildlife along the banks. There will be a variety of mammals, reptiles, and birds. After the day’s activity, we can return to our accommodation to have dinner and get well-deserved rest aftert his action-packed day of adventure.

On this day of adventure, we shall have a nice picnic lunch. Then, we return to our accommodation to have dinner, and rest for the night.

Main destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation: Mweya safari Lodge/Jacana safari lodge/Institute Hostel Meals: All meals are included
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we checkout and forge forward to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The drive will take about 5 hours. We will be passing through Kabale in the Kizengi District. Kabale is known as the Switzerland of Uganda because of its green terraces, lovely climate and scenic vista. As we travel on, and reach Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, we can check in to our accommodation to have dinner and get well-deserved rest after this action-packed day of adventure.

Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Accommodation: Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast we shall proceed to the park offices to begin our adventure with the gentle giants. A briefing will take place at the park headquarters. The duration of the activity will depend on the sighting and movement of the gorillas. It can span from 1 to 8 hours. The sight of the mountain gorillas will be truly an experience to remember. Mountain gorillas are endangered ape species and there are only few left in the world. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a unique destination since it is the only place in Africa that mountain gorillas and chimpanzees co-exist. Packed lunch will be prepared by your accommodation. Your visit to them will help, as the park permits which you have purchased to enter the park will fund conservation. After the day’s action-packed adventure, we shall return to your lodge to rest overnight and have dinner.

Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Accommodation: Gorilla Forest Camp/Buhoma Community Rest Camp
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we shall checkout and drive towards Lake Bunyonyi. The drive will take about 2 hours via the Muko-Bufundi Road.

Upon reaching Lake Bunyonyi, we will check in to our accommodation. Then, we shall begin activities in the lake. There are about 29 islets and we can visit the 6 main ones – Akampene (Punishment Island), Bushara, Kyahugye, Bwama, Njuyeera, Bucuranuka (Upside down). It will be interesting to know stories that are linked with these islands. It will provide a lot of cultural insight. Since the lake is known to be free of bilhazaria, you can take a swim. It is very safe and does not have crocodiles or hippos in the water. In any water activity, it is important to take precaution. You can also ride a canoe to explore the lake further. We can also take a short trek to get a good vista of the whole lake. Cultural immersion and interaction can be done with the local settlers in the area. We can see the farmers, playful children and women clad in their traditional kanga wraps. There is a children’s concert where we can hear the kids sing. Then after the day’s activity, we return to our accommodation, have dinner, and rest for the night.

Main destination: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park/Lake Bunyonyi
Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast and a little more sightseeing in Lake Bunyonyi, we shall drive towards Kisoro and travel to Musanze in Rwanda which is formerly called Ruhengeri. We will pass by beautiful landscapes, fitting to be called “the land of a thousand hills.” We will have lunch along the way. Then when we arrive Musanze, we shall check in our hotel, have dinner, and rest for the night.

Main destination: Musanze
Accommodation: Mountain Gorilla View Lodge/Kinigi Guest House
Meals: All meals are included

We begin the day early with an early breakfast since we need to be at the park headquarters at Kinigi for the briefing at 0700H. Packed lunch will be prepared by our accommodation. This activity may take 2-8 hours, depending on the sightings and the movement of the gorillas and primates. Mountain Gorillas are the most endangered ape species in the world, with only about 700 left worldwide, they are mostly found at the intersection of Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. But with conservation efforts, it is said that their population is now slowly increasing. Gorillas’ disposition is generally nonaggressive and calm unless they feel threatened. Your visit to these Mountain Gorillas are contributing to their preservation, the funds generated from the permits you have purchased will revert to their conservation.

After the day’s activity, we go back to our accommodation, checkout and drive forward to Kigali.

Main destination: Volcanoes National Park/Kigali
Accommodation: Hotel Des Mille Collines
Meals: All meals are included

After breakfast, we will checkout from our accommodation. Then, we will visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and, the Caplaki Craft Village.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial is located in Gasabo District in Gisozi, 10 minutes away from the town center. This memorial honors the lives of more than a million of Rwandans that perished in defending peace and education. It is also the final resting place of about 250,000 Rwandans who were victims of the Tutsi. Apart from the cemetery, there is a library, a museum, and a photo gallery.

The Caplaki Craft Village has 38 independent stalls selling a varied selection of Rwandan handicrafts including masks and carvings, and banana-fiber products. The village is good to buy your souvenirs.

Then, we will take you to the Kigali International Airport. This concludes the tour.

Main destination: Kigali Genocide Memorial/Caplaki Craft Village/Kigali International Airport
Accommodation: None, end of tour
Meals: Breakfast and lunch are included

Price per person:


1 adult (1 room) 2 adults (1 room) 3 adults (1 room) 4 adults ( 2 rooms) 5 adults (2 rooms)
  $3,950 $3,850 $3,590 $3,310