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7 Day Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Birding Tour

7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorillas & Bird Watching Safari


Experience our best Uganda, Rwanda adventure travel tours and become captivated by home to one third of the world remaining Mountain Gorillas, one third of Africa’s bird’s species, several other species primates, elephants, lions, kobs, bufallos hipos, birds and many others

Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bird watching
Day 3: Kibale park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 4: Morning Game Drive & Transfer – Lake Bunyonyi
Day 5: Uganda – RwandaVolcanoes Park via Cyanika border
Day 6: Rwanda Gorilla Tracking in Parc Des Volcans
Day 7: Volcanoes Park – Kampala/ Kigali


Day 1: Kampala – Kibale Forest National Park
You will be picked up by our guide and set off for Kibale National Park via Fort portal. Have a stop over at Mubende to view the famous Nakayima Tree, which is one of the oldest trees in Uganda and is believed to house the Spirits of the Bacwhezi. Arrive in Fort portal on time for lunch and then spend the afternoon relaxing while waiting for the next day to track Man’s closest cousins. Dinner and Overnight at Ndali Lodge / Rwenzori view guest house / Kanyaankyu ecological site.

Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and Bird watching
Have an early Breakfast and then set off for Chimp tracking, a chance to see other primates including the Grey cheeked Mangabeys, White and Red Colobus monkeys, Red tailed monkeys, L’hoestes plus many small insects, butterflies and birds. Get back to your lodge/Hotel for lunch and in the afternoon, take a visit to Bigodi swamp Ecotourism site for Bird watching, a chance to see various species of Flora and Fauna.
Dinner and Overnight at Ndali Lodge/ Rwenzori view guest house/ Kanyaankyu ecological site.

Day 3: Kibale park – Queen Elizabeth National Park
After Breakfast, set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park with a game drive enroute, a chance to see Lions, Elephants, Hyenas, Water-bucks, Buffaloes, Antelopes and Leopards. You will arrive on time for lunch and relax as you prepare for the afternoon launch cruise. The two hour launch cruise starts on the Kazinga channel and into Lake Edward giving visitors a chance to view possibly the highest concentration of Hippos, plus many other animals drinking at the water’s edge. This is also an excellent platform for photography, game viewing and bird watching with over 550 resident bird species.
Dinner and Overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ Kyambura Game Lodge / Jacana Lodge/ Hippo Camp/ Simba safari camp/ Institute of Ecology.

Day 4: Morning Game Drive &Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
With an early breakfast, you will head for a morning game drive to the Ishasha sector mostly known for the tree climbing lions due to the fig trees and leopards and large herds of elephants and buffalos. Return in time for lunch and depart for Lake Bunyonyi arriving in the evening to enjoy the magnificent sunset views. And check in at Bunyonyi view lodge or Bunyonyi Overland lodge for night stay and dinner.

Day 5: Uganda – Rwanda Volcanoes Park Via Cyanika border post
After a leisure Breakfast, set off for Rwanda through the rolling Hills and terraced landscapes of Kisoro with lunch enroute or at final destination.
Dinner and overnight at Volcanoes Lodge/ Sabinyo Silverback Lodge/ Gorilla nest Camp/ Kinigi Guest house/ Muhabura Lodge.

Day 6: Rwanda Gorilla Tracking in Parc Des Volcans
Have an early Breakfast before heading off to the park headquarters for briefing before the Tracking. The time taken to track these few remaining apes will depend on where they built a nest the previous night. You are allowed an hour in the company of these great apes, the tracking can be tedious and therefore requires patience and endurance but coming face to face with Man’s shy cousins is worthwhile. Carry Packed Lunch. Drive to Kabale arriving late in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Overland Resort/ Bushara Island Camp/ Heritage Lodge/ Arcadia Cottages.

Day 7: Volcanoes Park – Kampala/Kigali
Have a Leisurely Breakfast and set off for Kampala/Kigali depending on your scheduled airport departure with lunch enroute and stopovers for photography as you may wish.


Prices may vary according to the number of people, lodge type, and client preferences.. Please contact one of our expert travel consultant for more information.

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