Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024

Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour gives you Self Drive Safari Adventures in Uganda. Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour as you trek the Gorillas, watch wildlife and track the chimpanzees in Rwanda and Uganda.

Places to visit on the 12 Days Self Drive Uganda & Rwanda Safari are  Murchison Falls National Park offering a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary offering Rhino Trekking, Kibale Forest National Park known for chimpanzee trekking and Akagera National Park in Rwanda is home to wildlife.

All tourists visiting Uganda on a honeymoon, traveling alone, or traveling with friends and family will find this 12-day self-drive safari in Uganda and Rwanda to be ideal. Discover the greatest safari spots in Uganda with the 12-day Best Uganda Safari, followed by an amazing and worthwhile journey in Rwanda’s wildlife park.

Overview of the Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024

First Day: Get to Entebbe Airport

Day 2: Go to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and then the National Park of Murchison Falls

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park: Full Day Game Drive

Day 4: Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile and game drive

Day 5: Journey to the National Park of Bwindi Forest

Day 6: Bwindi Forest National Park gorilla trekking

Day 7: Journey to the National Park of Kibale Forest

Day 8: Tracking chimpanzees at the National Park of Kibale Forest

Day 9: Go across the border into Akagera National Park in Rwanda

Day 10: Lake Ihema Boat Cruise and Game Drive

Day 11: Visit to the Genocide Memorial and City Tour

Day 12: Travel to the airport in Kigali

Detailed Itinerary of the Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024

First Day: Get to Entebbe Airport

After arriving at the Entebbe International Airport, a driving guide will pick you up and take you on an optional, in-depth tour of Entebbe before dropping you off at your Kampala hotel for some downtime, dinner, and the night. Buziga, Cassia Lodge.

Day 2: Go to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and then the Murchison Falls National Park

After a filling breakfast, drive for four hours over the Gulu Highway to reach the breathtaking Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Lunch is on the way. After arriving at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, you will receive briefing on how to behave around the rhinos. Next, you will trek the rhinos in groups under the guidance of a lead park ranger guide for one to two hours. Once you meet the rhinos, you will stay in their presence and take numerous pictures with a flash-free camera to take with you.

After rhino trekking, you continue to Murchison Falls National Park with an en-route Game Drive then later check into your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. Pakuba Safari Lodge.

3 Days Lake Mburo Wildlife Safari with Driver

3 Days Zip Lining & White Water Rafting with Driver

4 Days Ngamba Island & Ziwa Rhino Trekking Tour

5 Days City Tour & Lake Mburo Wildlife Safari

6 Days Uganda Chimps & Gorilla Tour

4×4 Budget Car Rental Special Offers Available

On all our 4×4 Budget Car rental Services, we offer discounts and this depends on the number/ groups of travelers as well as the Days you are renting the Car. The Bigger the group of travelers the bigger the discount.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park: Full Day Game Drive

On the 3rd Day of the Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024, wake up and eat breakfast, head to the lovely park for a full day of game driving over the many paths, where you may see wildlife exploring their native habitat. With packed lunch, you head out for morning game drive that goes until lunchtime. After lunch, you continue on afternoon session, where you will see even more wildlife. After, return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight. Pakuba Safari Lodge.

Day 4: Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile and game drive

Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour Delectable breakfast in the morning, followed by a game drive through the park, where you can see wildlife till lunchtime. After lunch, continue your journey down the Victoria Nile on a boat ride where you may see numerous crocodiles, hippos submerged in the water, and other species along the banks of the river. You take a cruise to the base of the falls, where you may observe many bird species and greenery as the rainbow descends far into the rushing waterfalls. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. Pakuba Safari Lodge.

Day 5 of the Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024: Journey to Bwindi Forest National Park

After eating breakfast early in the morning, travel to Bwindi Forest National Park located in western Uganda. You travel for several hours, stopping along the way for a delectable lunch. Once you arrive at the park and settle into your lodge, you can unwind, have dinner, and spend the night. Buhoma Lodge.

Day 6: Bwindi Forest National Park -Gorilla trekking

After eating breakfast early in the morning on the 6th Day of the Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024, head to the park headquarters at 6:30 am for a briefing on how to behave around mountain gorillas. Afterwards, you are split up into eight-person groups, each led by a park ranger guide for the Gorilla Group. You will trek the rare species of Mountain Gorillas for three to five hours under the guidance of a park ranger guide. After a while, you will encounter the gorillas and within an hour, capture several pictures to cherish.

Once you’ve completed your gorilla trekking, head to the park headquarters to pick up your certificate. Then, return to your lodge for some downtime, dinner, and overnight. Buhoma Lodge.

Day 7 of the Affordable 12 Days Uganda Rwanda Safari on Self Drive Tour 2024: Journey to the Kibale Forest National Park

Enjoy a delectable breakfast before traveling to Kibale Forest National Park from Bwindi Forest National Park. You will eat lunch on the way, continue traveling, and check into a lodge for dinner and an overnight stay when you arrive. Kibale Forest camp.

Day 8: Tracking chimpanzees at Kibale National Park

After breakfast in the morning, you make your way to the headquarters, where you are greeted and split up into groups of eight, each led by a ranger guide. Following the allocation, you are taken to the Kanyanchu Visitor Center, from where you will embark on your journey into the verdant forest. After that, depending on the chimpanzees’ whereabouts as relayed by the rangers via radio calls, you journey into the forest to see them in their native vegetation environment for two to four hours.

Later on, you will get to see the Chimpanzees and spend time with them while you take lots of memories with them, take pictures, and then head back to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay. Kibale Forest Camp.

Day 9: Go across the border to Akagera National Park in Rwanda

After an early breakfast, travel to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, a breathtaking nation of undulating hills. You will stop for lunch on the way to the park, where you will check into a lodge for dinner and the night. Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 10: Lake Ihema Boat Cruise and Game Drive

After an early breakfast, head to the park’s numerous paths for a game drive where you may see a variety of wildlife creatures exploring their natural habitats among lush greenery. The savannah flora is home to a variety of wildlife species, such as small antelope, lions, rhinoceros, zebras, elephants, and giraffes. Following the game drive, have a lunch break before continuing with the afternoon boat cruise around Ihema Lake, where you may observe hippos, crocodiles, and other wildlife that inhabits the lake’s shoreline. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay after the boat cruise. Akagera Game Lodge.

Day 11: Visit to the Genocide Memorial and City Tour

After breakfast in the morning, go on a city tour of Kigali, stopping at the National Museums, Genocide Memorials, and the National Market to purchase souvenirs. Later, have lunch and head back to your hotel for a relaxing evening, dinner, and overnight stay. Chezlando Hotel.

Day 12: Travel to the airport in Kigali

After a filling breakfast, head to the Kigali International Airport with all of your belongings to catch your trip home.