11 Day Rwanda, Uganda and Congo Tour


This Low Budget tour Starts in Kampala and Ends in Kigali, While in this tours You will experience what Africa is all about with nature and species. Some types of Birds and and 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, You will also enjoy a Game Safari in Queen Elizabeth home of a variety of animals like Elephants, Buffaloes, mongoose among others.

Day by Day

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda

At Arrival at Entebbe Airport in Uganda, you will be welcomed by our Driver and Transfer your Hotel. Kampala is Uganda’s national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Briefing about your tour by your Driver Guide Dinner and Over night at your Hotel.

Accommodation: Shangri La Hotel
Meals & drinks: All Meals Included + Drinking Water

Day 2: Visit Jinja and The Source of the Nile River

Have breakfast and your guide will be ready to 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 Jinja and take boat and go visit the source of the Nile River after which you will transfer to Jinja Nile Resort or Triangle Hotel for lunch. Then return to Kampala, arrive late in the evening at the Hotel well in time for dinner and Overnight.

Basic Accommodation: Shangri la Hotel
Meals & drinks: All Meals Included+ Drinking Water

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up in the Morning Take your Breakfast, At 8.00 am you will be picked up by our company driver guide at your hotel and depart for Queen Elizabeth national park. 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, transferfer you at your Lodge, Relax the take your Diner and overnight.

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

Day 4: 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 5: 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,

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

Driving Hours: 6 Hours

Day 6: Visit Pygmies, Cross the Border and Transfer To Congo

Morning After Break Fast, meet the Batwa pygmies, the oldest inhabitants of the Central African rain forest and share their culture., Take your Lunch and Drive to Virunga National park in Congo via Rwanda. The Virunga National Park formerly named Albert National Park, is a 7,800-square-kilometre that stretches from the Virunga Mountains, to the Rwenzori Mountains, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, bordering Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. The park was established in 1925 as Africa’s first national park and is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site since 1979. The park is managed by the Congolese National Park Authorities, the Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) and the current park director since 2008 is the Belgian Prince Emmanuel de Merode.

Basic Accommodation: Kibumba Ttented camp
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 7: Mountain Gorillas Trekking and Transfer To Goma

Our safari guide will pick you at 7.00am in the morning after taking your breakfast and drive to Virunga National Park station for registration and briefing about Gorilla trekking adventure. Later you will drive to the trekking start point at base of the Virunga Mountains 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 of the virunga volcanic mountain ranges until you finish trekking. Then you will drive to Goma the capital city of North Kivu Province in the DRC Congo. Dinner and Overnight.

Accommodation: Kibumba Tented Camp
Meals & drinks: All meals included + Drinking Water

Day 8: 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 9: 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 10: 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.

Basic Accommodation: Okapi Hotel
Meals & drinks: Dinner included + Drinking Water

Day 11: End of The Tour and Transfer at the airport

Take breakfast and transfer you at the airport for departure flight, or u can choose to stay more days in Rwanda and Visit Nyungwe forest and king palace in Nyanza. Or Go for a 2 day tour in Burundi, Another Country Bordering Rwanda.

Accommodation: Not included
Meals & drinks: All Meals included + Drinking Water

Cost: From 2250 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