Explore Uganda & Rwanda

8 days from £3,750

Why we love this trip

One of the most incredible wildlife experiences you will ever encounter awaits you on this trip of a lifetime that combines Uganda - the Pearl of Africa – and Rwanda – the Land of a Thousand Hills. Coming face to face with endangered mountain gorillas is a truly unforgettable experience. Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park with its amazing selection of wildlife including the famous tree climbing lions, enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel linking Lake Edward and Lake George, and trek gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest - just some of the many reasons to visit Uganda. Crossing the border into Rwanda, discover Volcanoes National Park, where you can trek gorillas, take a forest walk in search of golden monkeys, or hike to Dian Fossey’s grave. A visit to the genocide memorial in the capital city of Kigali gives a haunting insight into the dark past from which Rwanda has risen to become one of African’s model cities.

Luxury accommodation, professional guides and custom-made safari vehicles - this safari will be the trip of a lifetime. 

Tour Highlights
  • The ultimate gorilla combo experience!

  • Search for mountain Gorillas in both Uganda and Rwanda​

  • Spot tree-climbing lions in the Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • This trip is only run during the dry season so has limited departure dates - get in quick!

  • Stay in mid-range to luxury hotels and lodges that enhance your overall experience on this trip

Days 1-3

Entebbe & Queen Elizabeth National Park

On arrival at Entebbe Airport you'll be transferred to your hotel and depending on your time of arrival, can spend time exploring the city. We'll take a short flight to Queen Elizabeth National Park where we enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, where the shores are dotted with herds of elephant, buffalo, pods of hippos, and countless bird species, and game drives in this unique park famous for its tree-climbing lions.

Days 4-5

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After a relatively short drive we arrive in Bwindi where we come face to face with mountain gorillas, a truly rare wildlife encounter. Experienced guides and trackers will accompany us on an early morning trek into the dense rain forest on the mountain slopes to discover these beauties and watch them go about their day-to-day activities. This is an experience you won’t soon forget! 

Days 6-8

Volcanoes National Park & Kigale

From Bwindi, we drive through the ‘Little Switzerland of Africa’ along winding mountain roads, and through rural villages, to the border of Rwanda, Cyanika. On a clear day the Virgunas can be seen ‘standing sentry’ along the border – a row of massive, dormant volcanoes watching over the region. Crossing into Rwanda, we continue to our Gorilla Trekking base in the foothills of the mountains, where you'll discover trekking gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park is a different experience to that in Bwindi due to a difference in habitat and vegetation of the bamboo forests of the Volcanoes but the trek will be just as challenging and rewarding! On day 8 we drive to Kigale to finish our tour where you will have the chance for an optional visit to the haunting Genocide Museum before your onward journey home or extended African adventures.

Key Facts

Tour Length: 8 days

Starts/Ends: Entebbe/Kigali

Operated by: Wild Frontiers

Dates: This tour with limited departures in the dry months - see calendar for scheduled departures

Group size: Min 2, Max 12

Accommodation Type: mid-luxury hotels and lodges

Age restrictions: 16+ 

Price per person Sharing: from £3750 to £4350 excl. permits

Single Supplement: from £595 to £750

International Return Flights: from London approx. £850

Includes

-    7 nights accommodation

-    One way flights Entebbe to QENP

-    4x4 transport

-    Activities as stated in the itinerary

-    Meals/drinks as stated in the itinerary

-    National Park fees

-    Airport transfers

-    Services of a highly experienced guide

-    Take Me To Africa goody bag

Excludes

-    International flights

-    Meals / activities not stated

-    Gorilla permits $600+ $1500

-    Chimp permit $50  

-    Visas

-    Travel insurance

-    Pre or post tour accommodation

-    Gratuities and spending money

-    Items of a personal nature

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Why book with us?

Our trips are handpicked to be the definition of group travel at its best.

  100% recommended by our tour guests  

  Full financial protection incl. ATOL where flights are added/included 

  Mid-range to luxury style accommodation  

  Upgraded activities with superior local guides  
  Small groups of up to 12 people  
  Like-minded travellers that build lasting friendships  

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Chandos Business Centre

87 Warwick Street

Leamington Spa

Warwickshire CV32 4RJ

Tel. 0203 955 8242

enquiries@takemetoafrica.co.uk

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