Uganda Rwanda Safari to Gorillas, Primates & BIG-5 Wildlife - 11 Days




This 11 day Uganda Rwanda safari allows you two gorilla treks (tracking gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda), chimps trek in Kibale, golden monkey trackin in volcanoes National Park, BIG-5 wildlife sightings in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

It traces the western Rift Valley in the heart of Africa, starting with game viewing on the savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park - elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, and leopard.

In Ishasha go on the hunt for the tree-climbing lions lounging on old fig trees. See the rich wildlife and array of birds on the Kazinga Channel.

Seeing some of the last remaining 880 mountain gorillas in the world is a fantastic experience and this safari takes you to three gorilla parks – Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda and Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda. It offers an opportunity to track gorillas five times, twice in Bwindi, once in Mgahinga/Nkuringo, and twice in Parc National des Volcans.

Overview of the Uganda Rwanda Safari:

  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe, drive to Kibale National Park, afternoon guided primate walk in Bigodi Wetland

  • Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Kibale National Park & Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

  • Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Game Drive in afternoon

  • Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park - game drives and boat safari along Kazinga Channel looking out for lions, leopards, hippo, elephant, hyenas, buffalo, etc

  • Day 5: Guided Forest walk in Maramagambo, game drives in Ishasha Sector for tree climbing lions and other wildlife.

  • Day 6: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, guided community walk to Batwa Pygmies

  • Day 7: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

  • Day 8: Transfer to Rwanda

  • Day 9: Gorilla Trekking in Parc National des Volcans

  • Day 10: Golden monkeys tracking in Volcanoes National Park 

  • Day 11: Tour of Kigali, end tour.


  • Visit the rare white Rhinos of Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

  • The Murchison Falls National Park in search of the big five.

  • Tracking the infamous Chimpanzees in Kibale National Park.

  • Tree-climbing lions of Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Mountain Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

  • Golden Monkey tracking in Kisoro’s Mgahinga National Park.


  • January to March: Hot and dry, an excellent time of year to be on safari in Uganda.

  • April and May: Uganda’s long rainy season when many camps are closed. Rains tend to be in the morning and late afternoon.

  • June to September: Temperatures climb rapidly and this is a fantastic time of year for gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

  • October to December: Another great time of year to be on safari, you can get some rain in November but temperatures are favourable and conditions are ideal for game viewing.


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Gorilla Trekking Adventure Safaris offers both luxury and budget gorilla trekking safaris that are tailor-made to accommodate your style of travel, time and budget estimates.

Our gorilla safaris destinations include 4 major destinations in 3 countries, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in DR Congo.

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