10 Days Rwanda, Uganda and Congo safari package offers travelers opportunities to take park in several exciting activities in the three countries. It involves gorilla trekking in Rwanda, golden monkey trekking in Rwanda and hiking Mount Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The tour package also includes activities in Uganda like game drives, a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel, bird watching and chimpanzees tracking in Kibale National Park. In between these activities, visitors will have a chance of visiting Lake Kivu in Rwanda, the Iby’iwacu Cultural village in Rwanda, Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda, Lake Burera and Ruhondo in Rwanda.
Hiking mountain Nyiragongo is one of the best things one can do while on safari in Africa. The mountain has a boiling lava lake at the summit which is the only one open to tourists in Africa. Mount Nyiragongo is found in Virunga National Park – the oldest national park in Africa and UNESCO World heritage site. Virunga is home to mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, the rare okapi and so much more. Gorilla and golden monkey trekking will be done at the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The park is said to be the best for gorilla trekking because it is more easily accessible. Apart from mountain gorillas and golden monkeys, the park is home to several volcanoes that are separate attractions on their own.
What about Uganda? The first stop in Uganda is Kibale National Park. Kibale forest have about 13 species of primates. It is arguably the best place to track chimpanzees in the world. The chances of seeing chimps in the forest is very high making it a favorite destination for primate lovers. From Kibale, the journey continues to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park stands out for its unique and beautiful scenery. It remains relatively green for much of the year and is home to chimpanzees, tree climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards and many of Africa’s famous wildlife. The best ways to see the mammals are during standard game drives, nature walks and while on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. After enjoying your time at Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will proceed to Lake Bunyonyi. Lake Bunyonyi is one of the deepest in Africa. It is arguably the most beautiful and romantic lake in Uganda. Tourists love to relax by the lake after or during a long safari to recover from fatigue but also to enjoy touring the 29 islands and the scenery.
This 10 days Uganda Congo and Rwanda Safari will leave you very impressed and with beautiful memories of Africa. If you want to visit Rwanda and Uganda specifically, you can check out the amazing 10 days Rwanda Uganda safari package.
The safari quote will include: –
- Full time private4*4 Safari Car
- A Full-time English-speaking Driver/Guide
- Fuel for the safari
- Gorilla Permits for Rwanda
- Golden monkey permits
- Chimpanzee Permits
- Full-board Accommodation for 9 nights
- Airport pickup and drop-off
- Cultural and community visit
- Kigali city Tour
The safari quote will exclude air tickets, visas, tips, wines and personal insurance.
Yaninga Lodge: This is one of the best luxury lodges found in Kibale National Park. It is found in the beautiful town of Fort Portal overlooking the Rwenzori mountains, the Great Rift Valley and Lake Kyaninga. Lake Kyaninga is one of the deepest crater lakes in the world. The lodge has cabins/cottages made of hand-crafted timber and with thatched roofs. The log cabins are spacious, self-contained and spaced apart to allow for privacy. Other amenities include a grass tennis court, badminton, a vast swimming pool, a restaurant, free internet, a large garden, a spa, a bar, a lounge area and a central fireplace. Staff are extremely friendly and professional ensuring that you have the best time while at the hotel.
Palm Garden Lodge: Palm Garden Lodge is often classified as a budget lodge but this is only because they charge lower prices and have all categories of rooms. That side, the rooms are of very good quality and compare favorably with the best mid-range lodges in the area. The lodge is built close to Lake Kivu and an area with magical scenery. They have stand-alone apartments, standard twin rooms, standard double rooms and very nice dormitory. The apartment rooms are excellent for honeymooners, groups and families because of the personal service, space and privacy. Palm Garden Lodge is perfect for those who want an affordable but quality lodge while on safari in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Le Bambou Gorilla Lodge: Le Bambou is built close to the Volcanoes National Park and is one of the best two mid-range lodges in the area. The lodge has 23 self-contained cottages which were built using environmentally friendly material like bamboo. Each room has free internet, toiletries, a private bathroom, a sitting room, sofas, tables and a balcony. Other services and amenities include a business center, housekeeping, a restaurant, a lounge area, airport transfers, an outside terrace, a front desk, laundry services, parking space and free breakfast.