Highlights of Uganda & Rwanda

 

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Uganda

Wildlife and Nature
Wildlife and Nature Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga National Park (part of the Virunga Volcanoes).

Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest and the Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Boat-trips on the Nile and the Kazinga Channel with spectacular wildlife and photo opportunities.

Chimpanzee habituation experience in Kibale Forest and Semliki Wildlife Reserve.

Game drives on the Savannas of Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and Semliki Wildlife Reserve. Wildlife includes: Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopards, Giraffes, Zebras, Hyenas, Warthogs, Baboons, Hippos, Crocodiles and a lot of beautiful bird species.

Spot the tree climbing lions on the plains of Ishasha, southern part of the Queen Elizabeth N.P.

Birdwatching with up to 1000 bird species. It is possible for a birder to see up too 500 species in one trip.

See up to 13 monkey species during a nature walk in Kibale Forest National Park. The species include Black and White Colobus, Red Tailed monkeys, Patas monkeys, L'Hoest monkeys, Baboons,Chimpanzees and up to 335 bird species.

The mighty Nile with the spectacular Murchison Falls in Murchison Falls National Park.

Enjoy the beautiful scenery in the Mbale Region (Mount Elgon National Park) with the Sipi Falls.

Visit the Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga National Park.

Visit the Sempaya Hot Springs in Semuliki National Park

Relax on the idyllic islands of Lake Victoria (Ssese Islands) and Lake Bunyonyi.
Things to see and do
Things to see and do Some of the world's best white water rafting (wild water rafting) in Jinja, the source of the Nile.

Hiking / Trekking in the Rwenzori Mountains (Ruwenzori Mountains, also known as the Mountains of the Moon) with their snow-capped peaks.

Hiking / Trekking in Mount Elgon National Park (Mt. Elgon National Park)

Climbing the Virunga Volcanoes (Sabinio, Gahinga and Muhavura) in Mgahinga, part of the Virunga National Park.

Forest Walks in Kibale Forest, Budongo Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable and Semuliki National Park (Semliki National Park).

Visit Kampala, Uganda's modern and bustling cosmopolitan capitol, with the Kasubi Tombs, museums and craftcenters.
Meet the local people
Meet the local people  Visit local tribes, enjoy a typical African church ceremony or spend an afternoon with a local family

Visit the pygmies and experience their unique culture.

Volunteer in local education, health care or conservation projects.

Rwanda

Wildlife and Nature
Wildlife and Nature Gorilla tracking in the Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans) part of the Virunga Volcanoes (Virunga National Park / Parc National des Virunga).

Forest Walks in Nyungwe Forest National Park (Parc National de Nyungwe) to see up to 13 monkey species, including Angolan Colobus, Red tailed monkeys, Patas monkeys, L'Hoest monkeys, Baboons, Chimpanzees and up to 280 bird species.

Chimpanzee tracking in Nyungwe Forest.

Game drives on the Savannas of Akagera National Park (Parc National de l'Akagera). Wildlife includes: Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopards, Giraffes, Zebras, Hyenas, Warthogs, Baboons, Hippos, Crocodiles and up to 550 bird species.

Birdwatching with up to 800 bird species. It is possible for a birder to see up to 400 bird species in one trip

Visit the Golden Monkeys in the Volcanoes National Park

Relax on the idyllic islands of Lake Burera and Lake Kivu, with its tropical sandy beaches.
Things to see and do
Things to see and do Climbing the Virunga Volcanoes in the Volcanoes National Park

Hiking / Trekking through the jungle of Nyungwe Forest, with it's beautiful waterfalls and fantastic scenery.

Visit Diane Fossey's grave (Diane Fossey's Tomb) next to the gorilla graveyard, Karisoke Research Centre.

Visit Kigali, Rwanda's attractive capitol, with the Genocide Memorial, museums and craftcenters.

Visit the National Museum in Butare (Huye).
Meet the local people
Meet the local people Visit local tribes, enjoy a typical African church ceremony or spend an afternoon with a local family

Visit the pygmies and experience their unique culture.