7 Day Rwanda, Uganda, Congo Basic Safari

| July 1, 2019
Elephants in Queen Elizabeth National park

Elephants in Queen Elizabeth National park


This Basic tour Starts and Ends in Kigali The capital City of Rwanda. During this tours You will experience what Africa is all about with nature and species. you will see different type of Birds aand Primates like the famous Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees. You will also climb the famous Nyiragongo volcano in Congo, Experience culture of the people and be entertained by Intore dancers in Rwanda, You will also enjoy a Game Safari in Queen Elizabeth, home of a variety of animals like Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Hippos, Antelopes and others.

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Meet you at Your Hotel in Kigali At 8.00 am by our company driver guide  and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda. You will have lunch en route. continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park as you marvel at the breath taking scenery, tea plantations, the open grasslands, long horned – Ankole Cattle, the woodlands and the Rift Valley Escarpment. Arrive Late in the Evening, transfer you at your Lodge, Relax the take your Diner and overnight.

Basic Accommodation: Engiri Lodge
Meals & drinks: Lunch, Dinner + Drinking Water

Day 2: Game Safari in Queen Elizabeth national Park

Have an early morning breakfast then go for a Morning game Safari within the Queen Elizabeth National park. Anticipate to see the famous big five including Buffalos, Elephants, Lions and other mammals like Giant forest hog, Bush bucks, Kobs, Hyenas and water bucks. In the afternoon hours you will get ready for a Boat tour along Kazinga channel. You will appreciate the high scores of Elephants, Hippos, Buffalos and crocodiles coming to drink water. A number of bird species will also be seen along including the rare shoe bill. Go for another Short Evening Safari and Transfer you at your Lodge for Diner and overnight.

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

Day 3: Chimpanzees Trekking and Transfer to Kisoro

After a very early morning breakfast, head to Kalinzu Forest around 6-00 am for Chimpanzee tracking to meet man’s closet cousins in the wild. You will be amazed to see these primates as they play, swing on tree branches, fight for food etc. Later embark on an exciting road trip and Transfer To Kisoro (Lunch en route), arriving late evening and Transfer at Your Hotel.

Basic Accommodation: Golden Monkey Guest House
Meals & drinks: All Meals included + Drinking Water

Day 4: Mountain Gorillas Trekking in Uganda and Transfer To Goma

Our safari guide will pick you at 7.00am in the morning after taking your breakfast and drive to Bwindi National Park station for registration and briefing about Gorilla trekking adventure. Later you will drive to the trekking start point  accompanied by armed game rangers. You will move into the jungle to track the amazing mountain Gorillas. The trek might take between 2 and 5 hours depending on your trekking ability and the gorilla family you will visit. your safari guide will wait for you at the park Entrance until you finish trekking. Then you will drive to Goma the capital city of North Kivu Province in the DRC Congo. Dinner and Overnight.

Basic Accommodation: Caritas Guest House
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 5: Hike Nyiragongo Volcano

After your breakfast, you will move from the hotel, and do some shopping in the supermarket before transferring to Kibati Village where you start you hiking experience. Start the hiking and arrive at the top in the afternoon. This will take you 6 hours, with en route view of some animals and birds along the trail. Admire the lava lake all evening, before retiring in the hut on the rim of the giant crater high above the active lake. The climb up to and down from Nyiragongo is strenuous and often in hot conditions, but the path is relatively easy and not excessively steep. You will get a backpack from us which includes; a lunch package, warm fleece and a sleeping bag. You will have a personal cook preparing a hot meal at the summit. You can hire a porter to carry your luggage at US$ 24 per porter to be paid on ground. The Nyiragongo is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Recently erupted in 2002 creating a mass destruction of Goma city where the lava lakes can still be seen.

Basic Accommodation: Virunga Shelter
Meals & Drinks: All Meals Included + Drinking Water

Day 6: Back From The Volcano and Transfer To Musanze in Rwanda

In the morning you will enjoy your breakfast with the breathtaking view overlooking the Nyiragongo crater before you descend. Back from the Volcano, arrive Around noon at base camp in kibati and Transfer back to your hotel in Goma. Goma is the capital city of North Kivu province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi. The lake and the two cities are in the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift system. Goma lies only 13 to 18 km due south of the crater of the active Nyiragongo Volcano. The recent history of Goma has been dominated by the volcano and the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, which in turn fuelled the First and Second Congo Wars. The aftermath of these events was still having effects on the city and its surroundings in 2010. take Lunch and transfer to Musanze in Rwanda

Basic Accommodation: Muhabura Hotel
Meals & drinks: All Meals included + Drinking Water

Day 7: Intore Dancer at Ibyawacu Culture center and Kigali Genocide Memorial

Take Breakfast, Check out and Drive to Kinigi to be Entertained by Intore Dancers at Ibyiwacu culture 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 fiber, 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. Take Lunch Transfer to Kigali where you will Visit the Genocide Memorial in The afternoon. At The Rwanda Genocide Memorial you will understand what happened in Rwanda in 1994 a year in which 1 million people died within 100 days. End of The Tour

Basic Accommodation: Not Included
Meals & drinks: Breakfast, Lunch + Drinking Water

Cost: From 1950 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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