Rwanda Wildlife Safari

10 Days Rwanda Safari Adventure

Tour Details


Embark on an 11-day adventure, immersing yourself in the enthralling world of mountain gorillas. This journey spans Rwanda and Uganda, offering the unique opportunity to trek and observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitats. Additionally, it includes wildlife safaris, cultural experiences, and explorations of diverse landscapes, providing a well-rounded glimpse into the beauty and biodiversity of these East African nations.

Tour Highlights

Included & Excluded

Tour Itinerary

uganda gorilla safari
  • This itinerary is flexible and can be adjusted to accommodate individual preferences and ensure an enriching and personalized journey.

  • Day 1-2: Arrival in Kigali, Rwanda and City Exploration

    Your 11-day adventure begins as you land at Kigali International Airport in Rwanda. After a warm welcome, you'll be transferred to your accommodation to settle in and prepare for the exciting journey ahead. The following day, dive into Kigali, the capital city, where a blend of history and progress awaits. Explore its bustling markets, vibrant cafes, and cultural centers. A visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial is both a somber and educational experience, providing deep insights into Rwanda's past and its path to recovery.

  • Day 3-4: Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes National Park (Rwanda)

    Moving towards the northwest, you'll reach Volcanoes National Park, a haven for mountain gorillas. Nestled at the foothills of the Virunga Mountains, this park is a prime location for gorilla trekking. Your trek will lead you to these incredible creatures, allowing a magical hour observing and photographing a gorilla family. It's a profound and unforgettable experience. After the trek, you can rest and reflect on this awe-inspiring wildlife encounter.

  • Day 5: Golden Monkey Trekking and Cross to Uganda

    The adventure continues with a golden monkey trek, offering another fascinating primate encounter in Volcanoes National Park. Later in the day, you'll cross into Uganda, greeted by the country's diverse landscapes. As you settle into your accommodation near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, anticipation builds for the gorilla trekking experience awaiting you in Uganda.

  • Day 6-7: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (Uganda) and Wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

    These days are dedicated to gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. The forest is renowned for its population of mountain gorillas, and your trek will bring you up close to these magnificent creatures. The following day, venture to Queen Elizabeth National Park, famed for its wildlife. A morning game drive lets you witness the park's diverse fauna, followed by an afternoon boat safari on the Kazinga Channel, teeming with hippos, crocodiles, and an array of bird species.

  • Day 8: Game Drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

    A new day starts with an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, offering more wildlife encounters. Later, you'll journey to Kibale Forest National Park, known for its primates. Here, you'll settle into your lodge, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the forest, preparing for the chimpanzee trekking adventure.

  • Day 9-10: Chimpanzee Trekking and Cultural Experience

    Immerse yourself in the wilderness as you embark on a chimpanzee trek in Kibale Forest. This park is a haven for chimpanzees, and your trek promises memorable encounters. Following this, a visit to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary introduces you to the local community and offers a glimpse into their culture and traditions. It's an opportunity to connect with both nature and the people of Uganda.

  • Day 11: Departure from Entebbe, Uganda

    On your final day, journey to Entebbe and visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, showcasing the country's biodiversity. Depending on your departure time, indulge in some last-minute souvenir shopping or simply relax. Depart from Entebbe International Airport, bidding farewell to this unforgettable adventure that has taken you through the heart of Rwanda and Uganda, revealing their natural wonders and captivating wildlife.

Related Tour Deals

Our Travel Tips

Explore our travel tips for expert advice on packing, safety, cultural etiquette, and more to enhance your journey’s enjoyment and safety.

The Ultimate Guide to East Africa

By Shelter Tours – 21 Sep 2021

Top Choice Destination for Families

By Shelter Tours – 21 Sep 2021

Beach Activities in East Africa

By Shelter Tours – 21 Sep 2021