19 Day Mid range, Rwanda, Uganda kenya and Tanzania Safari

Mountain Gorilla

Mountain Gorilla

Overview

This Adventure Safaris offers the highlights from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. You will See Mountain Gorillas and Chimanzees, You will visit the famous Masai Mara game reserve, go on a Big five safari in Serengeti , Talangire and Ngorongoro National Parks. You will Visit The source of Nile River, Meet Masai and Pygmies People and be Entertained By Intore Dancers.

Day 1 Arrival in Kigali Rwanda, Visit the Genocide memorial

Arrive at Kigali airport, where you will be welcomed by our English, French speaking guide, short briefing and transfer to your Hotel in Kigali. After checking in you will Visit The Rwanda Genocide Memorial center. At This Genocide Memorial you will understand what happened in Rwanda in 1994 a year in which 1 million people died within 100 days, If times allow us you will also Enjoy a short city tour of Kigali. Kigali was founded in 1907 as small colonial outpost by Dr Richard Kant, the first German colonial resident of Rwanda. The city has made tremendous progress since 1994 genocide. Considered one of the safest and friendliest of African capitals, Kigali is blessed with a moderate high altitude climate. It is inhabited by approximately 1 million people who now enjoy the benefits of peace. You will be pleasantly surprised at how comfortable it feels to be among the gentle people of Rwanda who will be delighted to welcome you to their beautiful, exceptionally friendly country.

Accommodation: Kigali T 200 Hotel
Meals & drinks: Lunch and Dinner + Drinking Water

Day 2: Drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park Via Kibuye

After breakfast in Kigali you will drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park. During this drive, you will have the opportunity to see lake Kivu and the daily lives of the people at the countryside as it has been lived for centuries, virtually unchanged. This is a very scenic route and provides the opportunity to see the people at work – cultivating bananas, cassava, sorghum, beans, rice, potatoes, and even coffee in their steep and tiny fields. In addition, there are several massive tea plantations, villages, innumerable tiny brickworks, and surprises around every corner. After lunch in Kibuye. you will continue on to Nyungwe, arriving at Gisakura Guest House late in the evening where you will check-in, have dinner and turn in for the night.

 Accomodation: Nyungwe Top View Hotel
Meals & drinks: Lunch, Dinner included +Drinking Water

Day 3: Canopy Walk and Transfer to Gisenyi

Take your Breakfast, and set off into the Park station where you start your Hiking into the Nyungwe Fores. During your walk inside the forest you may encounter some primates, animals and bird species. Arrive and take off on a canopy walk where you will view a variety of tree species and beautiful landscape. After this walk you will return to the Guest House for Lunch and Transfer to Gisenyi.

Accommodation: Gorillas Hotel
Meals & drinks: All Meals included +Drinking Water

Day 4 Ibyawacu Cultural center and Transfer to Kisoro In Uganda.

After Breakfast, Drive to Kisoro in Uganda, stopover in Musanze for lunch at Muhabura and be Entertained by Intore dancers Performances at Ibyiwacu cultural center. The “Intore”, once the elite of the traditional Rwanda army, were not only trained as military but also in high jump and dance. They were known for their remarkable technique allowing them to jump over 2m40. The Intore became worldwide famous as dancers in 1958 when the World Expo was held in Brussels. Today Intore dancers are part of the rich Rwanda folklore. The warriors dance is a jewel of the choreographic heritage of Rwanda. Dressed with a mane made of sisal fibre, Tied up on ankles, little bells jingle on each step, giving the warriors dance a thrilling rhythm. Throughout the Intore ballet, physical confrontation turns into artistic rivalry and then at “the end” comes out into a vigorous hug of the warriors. This is the most artistic gesture of friendship mutual aid and protection.

Accommodation: Kisoro Travelers Rest
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 5 Mountain Gorillas Tracking in Bwindi National Park

Our safari guide will pick you at 7.00 am in the morning after taking your breakfast and drive to The National Park station for registration and briefing about Gorilla trekking adventure. Later you will drive to the trekking start point at baseof the Forest accompanied by armed game rangers. You will move into the jungle in search of the amazing mountain gorillas. The trek might take between 2 and 6 hours depending on your trekking ability and the gorilla family you will visit. Our safari guide will wait for you at the base until you finish trekking. and Transfer Back to your hotel

Mid Range Accommodation: Kisoro Travelers Rest
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 6 Visit Pygmies and Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi 

Morning at 7. Am after Breakfast Drive to pygmies Village, spent an 2 Hours with them, then drive to Kabale in Uganda’s highest town (2000 m), with beautiful, lush scenery along the way. We will stay at Lake Bunyonyi, Africa’s deepest crater lake (900 m). Bunyonyi means “place of little birds”, so you can expect to view interesting and unique bird-life. After lunch you will take a guided walk to visit the locals in the community, visit the Batwa community or go canoeing on lake. Return back to the Lodge for your Dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: BirdNest Lodge
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 7 Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park, Stop in kalinzu For Chimpanzees Tracking

After Breakfast, Enjoy a short Boat Ride on Bunyonyi Lake and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park- The road winds up into the forested hills and the views are breathtaking- and you have plenty time to admire them because  you will drive very slowly. It passes through deep-farmed valleys. The drive is reminiscent to what one would experience driving through central Europe- indeed this region of Uganda is often referred to as “Little Switzerland.” arrive and Track Chimpanzees at Kalinzu before Transfering You at your Lodge.

Accommodation: Park View Lodge
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 8 Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Transfer To Kampala

Have an early morning breakfast then go for a morning game drive within the park. Anticipate to see the famous big five including Buffaloes, elephants, Lions and other mammals like Giant forest hog, Bush bucks, Kobs, Hyenas and water bucks. A number of bird species will also be seen along including the rare shoe bill. Take Lunch and Transfer to Kampala.

Accommodation: Silver Spring Hotel
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 9 Transfer To Jinja, Visit the Source of Nile

Morning After Break fast, at 9:00 am Transfer you to Jinja with a smooth drive through the famous Mabira forest and Lugazi as you take in the scenic landscapes characterized by tea and sugarcane plantations. Arrive in Jinja, Visit the source of the might Nile river and go for a boat cruise and explore the River, taking in all its beauty. The cruise lasts about 2 hours and you will return at your Hotel for dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Nile Resort
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 10 White Water Rafting, Transfer to Kisumu in Kenya

Take Break Fast,  if you like rafting you will go for Grade 5 White Water rafting on the Nile river and pay 125USD, This trip gives you the chance to share in White water experience with 4 big rapids. Back to your Hotel take Lunch and Transfer To Kisumu in Kenya Via Busia Border.

Accommodation: Imperial Hotel
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 11, Visit Obama’s Village

After breakfast, drive to Nyang’oma Kogelo, a village in Siaya District. Nyang’oma Kogelo is the ancestral home of Barack Obama Senior the father to the 44th President of the United States of America – Barack Obama.
The village has a primary school and a high school named after (Senator Obama Secondary School). There is also a health centre.The village is linked by road to Kisumu town. It is a typical Kenyan rural village with most residents living modestly by small-scale farming. Picnic Lunch at the village. Return to Kisumu City.

Accommodation: Imperial Hotel
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 12: Drive from Kisumu to Masai Mara

Pick up from Airport or at Your Hotel  in Nairobi at 8:00 Am and Drive to Masai Mara, Proceed for lunch at Narok and then afterwards to Masai Mara. Arrive late afternoon at The Masai Mara National Reserve. Check in to your Lodge. Early in the evening, you will have a game drive in search of the “BIG FIVE” for which the reserve is famous and other interesting  animals. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Accommodation:  Olumara Tanted  Camp
Meals & drinks: Dinner and Lunch included + Drinking Water

Day 13 Game Drive in Masai Mara National Reserve

Spend the day in Masai Mara, Kenya’s most popular game reserve where you will have the best opportunity of spotting the Big Five – lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant, Game drives are flexible, with the option of going out with picnic lunch boxes to spend entire day in the park, or you can choose to have early morning and late afternoon game drives. During the Day, You will also have the option of visiting a local Masai village (at a cost of US$20 per person).

 Accommodation:  Olumara Tanted Camp
Meals & drinks: All Meals included + Drinking Water

Day 14: Drive From Masai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi,

Early Morning breakfast and drive back to Nairobi via Narok; we stop to browse in the bustling, vibrant Masai markets to buy curios, handicrafts and lunch, before continuing to Nairobi and drop off at Your Hotel for overnight. Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras and lions. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Nairobi is also often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya.

Accommodation:  Eka Hotel
Meals & drinks: Break fast and Lunch + Drinking Water

Day 15: Transfer to Arusha in Tanzania

Take Breakfast and Transfer to Arusha in Tanzania. Arusha is a city in East Africa’s Tanzania, located at the base of volcanic Mt. Meru. It’s a gateway to safari destinations and to Africa’s highest peak, 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro, lying some 100 kilometers northeast. To the west lies Serengeti National Park, home to wildlife including lions, rhinoceros, giraffes and leopards. Annual migrations feature huge herds of wildebeests crossing its plains.

Accommodation:  Le Jacaranda Hotel
Meals & drinks: Break fast and Lunch + Drinking Water

Day 16: Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at around 08:00am and drive on a tarmac road 120Km to Tarangire N.P (2,850 Km2) with packed lunch for the game drives. Tarangire is the national park which herds of up to 300 elephants scrape the waterless river bed for alternative streams, while nomadic wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland mass the decrease lagoons. The national park that hold migrant during the dry season and welcoming home of elephants.  Later in the evening Visit Esilalei Masai Village. Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Sopa Lodge
Meals & drinks: Lunch and Dinner + Drinking Water

Day 17: Drive From Tarangire to Serengeti National park

Breakfast at 06.00am. Drive to Serengeti National Park (14,763 sq km) for a game drive via Ngorongoro Crater rim. Tanzania’s oldest and most popular National Park. The Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 many gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game drive in Africa. As the day cools and the sky is streaked by red, gold and orange hues, you may be surprised by the roar of a lion, a galloping giraffe, or the high pitched giggling of hyenas fighting over a kill. Transfer To your camp for Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Soronera wildLife Lodge
Meals & drinks: All Meals + Drinking Water

Day 18: Serengeti and Ngorongoro National park

Take a very early morning game drives in the Serengeti National Park. Breakfast at 0900am. Thereafter drive with your Lunch Packed to Ngorongoro Crater Rim with afternoon Game drive en route.  On the way to the crater rim by option you can visit Olduvai which was the first place where traces of an early stone tool culture were discovered, and gave the name to the Oldupai. This Gorge is where the English pair, Louis and Mary Leaky pioneered excavation work. In the sixties some of the earliest archaeological deposits of human evolution was found and a small museum documents these discoveries. back to your camp , Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Rhino Lodge
Meals & drinks: All Meals + Drinking Water

Day 19: Drive From Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha For Departure Flight

Breakfast at 0600am. Thereafter descend into Ngorongoro Crater floor (19.2 km of diameter, 610m deep, 304 sq km) for a the game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque crater is its huge population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard. Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Garden of Eden’ the ‘5th Natural Wonder of Africa’. This breathtaking oasis provides a haven for both predator and prey to live among grasslands. After game drive and Picnic Lunch, drive back to Arusha for the drop off.

Accommodation:  Twiga Campsite
Meals & drinks: Breakfast and Lunch included + Drinking Water

Cost: From 5250 USD per Person

Included: Park fees, Gorilla permits, All activities, All accommodation, A professional driver/guide, Ground transportation, All Taxes/VAT, Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Excluded: International flights, Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour, Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.), Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day), Drinks

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