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Uganda and Rwanda Honeymoon

Day 1 - Arrive Kampala 
Entebbe, check in to your hotel in central Kampala.

Overnight:  Kampala Serena.

Day 2 - Kampala - Crater Lakes Region
Enjoy a picnic lunch en route to Kibale, travelling via Mubende and Fort Portal. On arrival, relax at your lodge or explore the nearby crater lake. Ndali Lodge sits on the rim of an extinct volcano which has since filled with water to form Lake Nyinambuga.

Overnight: Ndali Lodge.

Days 3 - 4 - Crater Lakes Region 
Track noisy chimps as they crash through the high canopy of the forest with colourful birds squawking nearby. Visit the Mahoma Waterfall or relax in a boat observing the variety of birds, butterflies and primates. Visit some of the small local industries to see the banana and vanilla plantations, coffee terraces, cassava plots, groundnuts and sorghum.

Overnight: Ndali Lodge.

Day 5 - Foothills of Rwenzoris - Queen Elizabeth National Park 
Take a morning's walk into the foothills of the Rwenzoris. Continue to the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Overnight: Kyambura Gorge Lodge.

Days 6 - 7 - Queen Elizabeth National Park 
Take an excursion deep into the Kyamburu Gorge to spot chimpanzees with your guide. Cruise along the Kazinga Channel and get close to hippos and crocodiles as they meander along. In the evening you might want to enjoy the spectacular views over the park from your private balcony.

Overnight: Kyambura Gorge Lodge.

Day 8 - Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Forest
Transfer to the magnificently named Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge.

Days 9 - 10 - Bwindi Forest Enjoy a memorable couple of days tracking mountain gorilla in their natural habitat. Additional activities include a forest walk to the stunning waterfall with a member of the Batwa tribe and guided nature walks to enjoy the exotic flora and fauna of the jungle.

Overnight: Bwindi Lodge.

Day 11 - Bwindi Forest - Rwanda 
Cross over to the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda, enjoying the volcanic landscape en route. This evening, enjoy sundowners with the stunning volcanoes as a backdrop.

Overnight: Virunga Lodge.

Day 12 - Virunga Mountains 
Enjoy a day's gorilla tracking in the Parc National des Volcans. The mountain gorilla can be elusive but a sighting can be the richest of rewards.

Overnight: Virunga Lodge

Day 13 - Virunga Mountains 
Choose between gorilla tracking once again or from a variety of activities: trek to Dian Fossey's grave, visit Ros Carr's orphanage, climb the Muhavura volcano.

Overnight: Virunga Lodge.

Day 14 - Depart 
Fly to Entebbe and depart on your onward international flight home.

 

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From £6,879 / $11,000 per person for land arrangements only, based on two people sharing a room. 

All of our itineraries are tailor-made according to the interests of our clients and the above itinerary is an example only. Please contact our Africa specialist, Chris Evans, for your own tailor-made holiday to Uganda & Rwanda on +44 (0)1242 787806.

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