Baby Mountain gorilla trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla Park. 4-Day Gorillas and Wildlife Tour

4-Day Gorillas and Wildlife Tour

The 4-Day Gorillas and Wildlife Tour features Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. It is an epic primate trekking and wildlife safari adventure. The tour features mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Bwindi is one of the few places with the endangered mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas are rare primate species that live in the forested mountains in East Africa. On the entire planet, they can be found in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are also limited only to Bwindi and the adjacent Sarambwe Reserve plus the Virunga Mountains.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has the highest mountain gorilla population with Four gorilla trekking sectors. They include Buhoma in the North, Ruhija in the East, and Rushaga and Nkuringo in the Southern part of the park. The other mountain gorilla population is shared in the Virunga Mountains National Parks. These include Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, Virunga National Park in DRC, and Mgahinga Gorilla Park in Uganda. On this 4-Day Gorillas and Wildlife Tour, you will trek to one of the gorilla-habituated families in Bwindi.

After the remarkable encounter with the gorillas, you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you have game drives in the open savanna wilderness of Ishasha. There are quite several wildlife species to see here. Elephants, the topi, buffaloes, and waterbucks are among them.  Ishasha is most famous for the tree-climbing lions and you will spot them if lucky.

The Kazinga Channel is another iconic destination on this tour. You will have a boat cruise here seeing the major wildlife species. End this epic Discovery Journeys adventure with a chimpanzee trek in Kalinzu Forest.

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi impenetrable National park
  • Day 2: Gorilla Trekking and Community Visit
  • Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP and boat cruise
  • Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking & Departure
4-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour. Discovery Journeys

4-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour

The 4-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour is among our top-selling Uganda Safaris. The tour mainly focuses on Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda. The Park is full of wonders and is home to 4 of the big five mammals. It is among the few national parks in Uganda with primates and savanna wildlife experiences.

You will start the 4-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour with game drives in Kasenyi. Here you will see several wildlife including antelopes, buffaloes, and if lucky lions. The Lions in Kasenyi a bit similar to those in Ishasha also climb trees. There are leopards in the area and if lucky you will see this most solitary big cat.

The Kazinga Channel boat cruise is a must on the 4-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour. This cruise is along a 32-kilometer water channel that connects Lake Edward to Lake George. It has the highest Hippo population in East Africa and a catchment area. A number of these come down the channel on a hot day to take water and cool down. Elephants and buffaloes are among the big five you can spot on the Kazinga Channel. You will also see several birds on this channel including fish eagles, egrets, King Fishers, and many others.

Kyambura Gorge at the edge of the park has an underground forest that is home to chimpanzees. You will walk down the gorge for chimpanzee trekking or go to Kalinzu Forest for this primate trekking adventure. The Gorge is traversed by Kyambura River another natural attraction. This 4-Day Queen Elizabeth Tour is highly recommended for exclusive Uganda safaris.

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth NP and Game drive
  • Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking and Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise
  • Day 3: Nature walk and game drives
  • Day 4: Departure
Murchison Falls National Park. 4-Day Murchison Falls Tour

4-Day Murchison Falls Tour

The 4-Day Murchison Falls Tour is a big five safari adventure to Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park stretches from mid-western to northern Uganda and it is very diverse. The park is home to four of the big five mammals. These include lions, buffaloes, leopards, and elephants.

On this 4-Day Murchison Falls Tour, you will however see all the big five mammals with a stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking. The Sanctuary is located in Nakasongola and is home to white rhinos and many other wildlife species. You will have a stopover here on your to Murchison for on-foot rhino tracking.

The 4-Day Murchison Falls safari Tour is even more enjoyable with the boat cruises. They include one to the bottom of Murchison Falls and another to the Nile Delta. Here you will Journey along the great River Nile viewing the various wildlife species on the River banks. Nile Crocodiles, Hippos, and elephants are some of the animals you will spot here. The Nile River having a waterfall and a delta in its early stages is a very rare occurrence in River systems. Even better, the waterfall forms a permanent rainbow that is seen on a hot day. A visit to these spots makes you truly appreciate that Uganda is indeed the Pearl of Africa.

Murchison Falls, game drives, and all the wildlife encounters are outstanding and exclusive. The nature walk in Budongo forest is also a game changer as you get to explore the primate world as well. We highly recommend this Discovery Journeys adventure for remarkable Savana wildlife experiences in Uganda.

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park (En Route Rhino Tracking)
  • Day 2: Game drive and Boat cruise
  • Day 3: Nile Delta Boat and Game drives
  • Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala
4-Day Kidepo Tour. Discovery Journeys

4-Day Kidepo Tour

The 4-Day Kidepo Tour explores Kidepo Valley National Park. It is a flying safari because of the long drive distances to the park. It would take over 10 hours to drive from Kampala to Kidepo Valley National Park. Even when coming from other safari destinations like Murchison Falls National Park it is still a long drive. That is why most people prefer to fly directly to Kidepo Valley National Park.

The park is located in Northeastern Uganda and it is Uganda’s most isolated park. Kidepo is very diverse with big cats including lions, leopards, and cheetahs. The leopards and cheetahs are rarely seen but if lucky you can spot all three big cats. Elephants, giraffes, zebras, and jackals are other notable safari animals you will see in Kidepo. Kidepo is among the only two destinations in Uganda with Zebras alongside Lake Mburo National Park. The park and Pian Upe Reserve are also the only places with cheetahs in Uganda.

Kidepo Valley National Park has the highest buffalo population in Uganda. Buffaloes here are many that sometimes they are likened to the wildebeest numbers in Serengeti National Park. You will a number of these while on game drives on the different trails in the park. On this 4-Day Kidepo Tour, you will also visit the Karamjong community. The Karamjong are among the few Ugandan people who hold their African traditional values and customs.

A visit to the community will give you an insight and a better understanding of the people here. You will interact and get entertained by the traditional dances. You will also enjoy a guided nature walk while on this 4-Day Kidepo Tour.

Itinerary summary

  • Day 1: Fly to Kidepo National Park
  • Day 2: Full Day Game drives
  • Day 3: Nature Walk & Community Visit
  • Day 4: Flight Back to Entebbe
8-Day Eastern Uganda Safari

8-Day Eastern Uganda Safari

The 8-Day Eastern Uganda Safari is an exclusive Uganda safari adventure to east and northern Uganda. Most of Uganda’s Discovery Journeys are done following the Western tourism circuit because of the region’s diversity. The East and North are however equally diverse and you will uncover that on this 8-Day Eastern Uganda Safari.

Start your Discovery Journey in Sipi near Mount Elgon. The region has rich volcanic soils that boost coffee plantations. This region produces Uganda’s finest coffee and you will get a chance to taste this locally made. Hike to the different falls and later proceed to Pian Upe Reserve.

Pian Upe is currently Uganda’s largest protected area. It will become Uganda’s largest National Park once elevated to the status of a National Park which is underway. The reserve is a true definition of less traveled paths and you will enjoy your time here.

Proceed and end your 8-day Eastern Uganda Safari in Karamoja Land. Here you will visit the Tepeth Mountain people and the Karamojong community. You will also have game drives in Kidepo and Narus Valley the true African Wilderness. Spend two nights in the park where you will see the various wildlife species the park has. Kidepo Valley is among the 2 national parks in Uganda with Zebras. Kidepo and Pian Upe are also the only 2 destinations in Uganda with cheetahs. Even though rarely seen, you do stand a chance of seeing these big cats while on game drives here.

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Sipi & Coffee Experience
  • Day 2: Sipi Falls Hike & Transfer to Pian Upe
  • Day 3: Nature Walk & Canoe Ride
  • Day 4: Transfer to Moroto and visit the Tepeth
  • Day 5: Transfer to Kidepo Valley National Park & Game drives
  • Day 6: Game Drives & Community Visit
  • Day 7: Game drives and transfer to Gulu
  • Day 8: Transfer to Kampala en route Rhino Tracking
Volcanoes National Park Rwanda and Congo. 6-Day Rwanda Gorilla and Wildlife Safari

8-Day Rwanda Primates Discovery Journey

On the 8-Day Rwanda Primates Discovery Journey, you will explore the major primates in Rwanda. Start with chimpanzee trekking in Nyungwe Forest National Park. Nyungwe National Park is home to chimpanzees and 12 other primate species.

The park is very diverse and it is from this basis that it was inscribed as a World Heritage Site. Apart from chimpanzee trekking, you can engage in many other activities here including nature walks. Nyungwe National Park is also Rwanda’s most important bird area and the best place for birding. After the chimpanzee trekking safari in Nyungwe, you will proceed with your 8-Day Rwanda Primates Discovery Journey to Volcanoes National Park.

Volcanoes National Park has the highest gorilla population in the Virunga massif. The park has 12 habituated gorilla families and you will track to one of these families. You will hike the forested mountains and stay in the presence of the gorillas for an hour. Golden monkeys are other rare primates in Volcanoes National Park. You will also enjoy the golden monkey trekking adventure. End your safari at the beach in Gisenyi visiting Napoleon Island in Lake Kivu.

This 8-day Rwanda Primates Discovery Journey and adventure is one of the best Rwanda safari adventures. It is a very extensive safari itinerary enabling you to have the best of Rwanda Primates. The itinerary is custom-made and can be further adjusted depending on your preference and convenience.

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Your Hotel
  • Day 2: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park
  • Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking and canopy walk
  • Day 4: Nature walk and transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 5: Gorilla Trekking & Cultural Visit
  • Day 6: Golden Monkey Trek & Transfer to Gisenyi
  • Day 7: Coffee Experience & Singing Fishermen Experience
  • Day 8: Transfer to Kigali for City Tour and departure

End of Tour

Akagera Safari Tours. Discovery Journeys. 6-Day Rwanda Gorilla Tour

6-Day Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari

The 6-day Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari features primates and savanna wildlife experiences. You will start your 6-day Rwanda Gorilla safari adventure in Akagera National Park home to the big five mammals. These include both black and white rhinos, elephants, Lions, buffaloes and leopards.

Other notable safari animals in Akagera National Park include giraffes, zebras, the topi, and many other antelopes. These mainly live in the northern sector of the park which has the highest animal concentration. You will enjoy a game drive here and a boat cruise along Lake Ihema. On the lake, you will see various wildlife including hippos, Nile crocodiles, and birds among others.

Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s second most important birding area after Nyungwe National Park. Birding safaris here are very rewarding as you get to see several bird species including the rare shoebill stork.

From Akagera you will then proceed to Volcanoes National Park for the mountain gorilla treeking experience and more. In Volcanoes National Park you will track gorillas and golden monkeys. The park has 12 habituated gorilla families that are open to tourism and you will track one of these families. Golden monkeys are also rare primates that are endemic to the Virunga Massif. Volcanoes National Park is one of the few Virunga massif safari destinations with golden monkeys. You will also have a Kayaking adventure along River Mukungwa and a visit to the Ellen campus of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. Here you will get to learn more about the great conservation works of Dian Fossey and the Conservation Journey Rwanda has been through. Book this 6-Day Rwanda Gorilla & Wildlife Safari for the ultimate Discovery Journeys!

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: City Tour and Transfer to Akagera National Park
  • Day 2: Game Drives and Boat cruise
  • Day 3: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Trekking
  • Day 5: Kayaking and Visit to the Ellen Campus
  • Day 6: Golden Monkey Trekking and Departure.

End of Safari.

Hippos Mikumi National Park. 10-Day Southern Tanzania

10-Day Southern Tanzania Safari

The 10-Day Southern Tanzania Safari is a remarkable Discovery Journeys adventure to the remote southern part of Tanzania. Much as Tanzania is a renowned tourist destination, it is the northern circuit that is most famous with destinations like Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, and the Ngorongoro Crater among others. The northern part is most famous because of the wildebeest migration, big five mammals, and big cats experience. This has over the years left the southern sector not fully explored even though it has diverse wildlife, landscapes, culture, and many other unique attractions.

On this 10-day Southern Tanzania Safari, you will therefore take on the less traveled adventure paths of the remote south. You will start your adventure journeys in Nyerere National Park the largest park in Tanzania and East Africa in general. The African wild dog one of the rarest carnivores can be seen here. Big cats especially lions and leopards and cheetahs are also present here. The game drives you will undertake here will allow you to see these and many other wildlife species.

A boat cruise along the Rufigi River is one to look out for. Here you will get to see birds, Hippos, crocodiles, and other aquatic wildlife species. Wildlife photographers and enthusiasts are best catered for in this park. It was once known as the Selous Game Reserve until it was upgraded to a national park level.

After the safari adventures in Nyerere, you will continue with your 10-day Southern Tanzania Safari to Mikumi National Park. This is another incredible destination down south with big cats, some of the big five mammals, birds, and various plant species among others. After the safari here proceed to Udzungwa Mountains National Park for bird watching and then end the safari with Ruaha National Park.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Nyerere National Park & Boat Cruise
  • Day 2: Full-Day Game Drives
  • Day 3: Game Drives & Transfer to Mikumi National Park
  • Day 4: Full Game Drive in Mikumi National Park
  • Day 5: Mikumi to Udzungwa Mountains National Park
  • Day 6: Ruaha National Park
  • Day 7: Ruaha National Park Game Drive
  • Day 8: Game Drive in Ruaha National Park
  • Day 9: Walking Safari & Transfer to Mikumi National Park
  • Day 10: Departure
Leopard in Mikumi 5 Days Southern Tanzania Safari

5-Day Southern Tanzania Safari

The 5-Day Southern Tanzania Safari is one of the best of Tanzania’s wildlife safaris. The safari explores two major incredible national parks in southern Tanzania. Southern Tanzania is less explored compared to the northern tourism circuit and it is therefore very exclusive. The wilderness and ecosystem in the south are less disturbed which gives you a raw and very authentic safari experience. On this safari, you will see four of the big five mammals and the major big cats including lions, leopards, and cheetahs.

This 5 Days Southern Tanzania Safari starts in Selous currently known as Nyerere National Park. The park is currently Tanzania’s and East Africa’s largest protected area. The vast size comes with an advantage of wildlife numbers. The park has all the big five mammals present even though elephants and rhinos are not very common. You will spend enough time in the wilderness exploring and seeing the major wildlife there.

From Nyerere National Park you will proceed to Mikumi National Park another diverse national park in the south. The park is home to various wildlife including elephants, zebras, wildebeest, buffaloes, giraffes, and lions among others. While in Mikumi, you will proceed with your explorations as you enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. You will end your 5-Day Southern Tanzania Safari here and be transferred back to Dar es Salaam depending on the schedule. The best time for this Discovery Journeys adventure is in the dry season from June to October when there is minimal rainfall disturbance. You can still travel in the wet season but some roads are muddy and can led to delays.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Nyerere National Park & Boat Cruise
  • Day 2: Full-Day Game Drives
  • Day 3: Game Drives & Transfer to Mikumi National Park
  • Day 4: Full Game Drive in Mikumi National Park
  • Day 5: Community Visit & Departure
5 Days Tanzania Fishing Safari. Discovery Journeys

5-Day Tanzania Fishing Safari

The 5-Day Tanzania Fishing Safari is an adventurous Discovery Journey to the South and less explored part of Tanzania. The Safaris’ main focus is fishing on Kilombero, Mnyera & Ruhudji rivers. There are over fish species in these Rivers including the Tanzanian Blue Tiger Fish. The Tanzanian Blue Tiger Fish is the hardest-fighting freshwater fish species and the most sought-after of all.

On this 5-Day Tanzania Fishing Safari, you will not only focus on fish but also explore the famous Selous ecosystem. The protected area was once called Selous Game Reserve but was later renamed Nyerere National Park. It is the biggest in Tanzania and East Africa in general with a land area of 30,893 square kilometers. Nyerere National Park is one of the less disturbed ecosystems in Tanzania and is home to various wildlife species. All Discovery Journeys down south are very exclusive and are highly recommended for people interested in experiential safaris.

You will enjoy game drives here seeing animals like giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, hyenas, wolves, buffaloes, and lions among others. Southern Tanzania is exclusive and the lodges are not crowded even in the peak tourist season.

The 5-Day Tanzania Fishing Safari is the ultimate experiential Discovery Journeys Adventure as you will get to explore and Discover More. The best time for this safari is in the dry season from June to October. During the rainy season, the rivers flood and some of the camp are not accessible. This 5 Days Safari is a flying safari from Dar es Salaam to avoid the long drives of over 7 hours. The drives are enjoyable though as you get to see a lot and incase you prefer that option it can be arranged. Contact us for more details about the cost and availability.

Safari Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Majestic Rivers Camp
  • Day 2: Fishing Expeditions
  • Day 3: Game Drives & River Cruises
  • Day 4: Fishing expeditions
  • Day 5: Departure.