Tour Route

We hope that your flight is scheduled for an early (not past mid-day) landing in Kigali. A Home To Africa assigned Representative/guide will receive you from the Kigali International Airport and transfer you to Gatuna Border Post. From Gatuna, the assigned Uganda driver/guide for this safari will receive you and proceed with the drive to the booked accommodation in Bwindi (Uganda). OPTIONAL: In case you are interested and time permits, you may opt to visit the Genocide Memorial Museum before setting off to Gatuna.

Accommodation: Broadbill Forest Camp Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast and move to the rangers’ post. You will receive some briefing (from a ranger guide) on the dos and don’ts during trekking. Thereafter, you will enter the gorilla sanctuary for your adventure. The beauty of this rain forest is spectacular! The area offers dramatic steeply forested landscape and is incredibly dense but crisscrossed by numerous animal trails allowing access to tourists. The time taken and the terrain vary with the movements of these great primates. Once you locate a gorilla group, you will be allowed an hour in their presence. The thrill of spending time observing these gentle but endangered giants is unforgettable. Return to the lodge for a short rest time and lunch and then transfer to Ishasha (South Queen Elizabeth NP) for an overnight.

Accommodation: Enjojo Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast then set off for a breathtaking game viewing of Ishasha sector – famously known for its resident tree-climbing lions. The chance of spotting these lions is about 70% though sometimes they are really hard to spot (most especially when they’re down in the grassland looking for prey). Hoping you get the chance to spot them, the sight will be spectacular! You will also be able to see other wildlife such as the Uganda kob, Cape buffalo, elephant and warthog that have settled in this area. Thereafter, head to the accommodation (North) Queen Elizabeth NP for relaxation, dinner and later overnight.

Accommodation: Pumba Safari Cottages Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Be up early and have your breakfast. Proceed for a morning game drive to the Kasenyi plains and be on the look for Cape buffalos, herds of elephants plus the big cats: lions, leopard (but very hard to spot) among others. Return to the accommodation for some rest time and lunch.

After lunch, you will go for a 2-hour boat trip on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward. During the trip, the sight of wildlife including giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others will fascinate you. You will also see many varieties of birds at the water shores. You will have dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

Accommodation: Pumba Safari Cottages Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast and then drive off to Kibale Forest National Park. Kibale Forest is renowned for its primates like the chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, L'Hoest's monkey, Uganda mangabey (Lophocebus ugandae). On your chimpanzee trails, these can be seen swinging in the forest trees and others feeding on the wild fruits. You will reach Kibale in time to rest, have lunch and then go out for the afternoon chimp tracking.

Accommodation: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Enjoy your breakfast as early as possible then proceed to explore the Kibale crater lakes, crowned with a hike to the “top of the world”. You will enjoy the beauty of the numerous small lakes, surrounded by gentle hills, and the stunning views. Alternatively, you may proceed for the Bigodi swamp excursion. Thereafter, return to the accommodation for checkout and then depart to Entebbe Airport to catch a flight to Nairobi - Kenya (recommended for 17:00 onward). Upon arrival at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be received by a Home To Africa Kenya Representative who will welcome you to Kenya and transfer you to the booked accommodation for dinner and the overnight rest.

Accommodation: Mövenpick Hotel Nairobi Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast and drive off to Lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in Kenya, outside the town of Naivasha in Nakuru County, which lies North West of Nairobi. Although Lake Naivasha is not a national park, in its own right, the beautiful lake has become a staple of Kenyan safaris. With its serene surroundings and a variety of activities, Lake Naivasha is a great stop. You will arrive in time to proceed out and explore Lake Naivasha on a boat trip. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast and proceed to explore Hell’s Gate NP. Located in Naivasha in Kenya, Hell’s Gate is home to a variety of wildlife, flora and over 100 species of birds. It was a belief that this was the outlet for the pre-historic freshwater lake that stretched from here to Nakuru. The breathtaking scenery, complete with towering cliffs, gorges, rock towers, volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam, make it one of the most atmospheric parks in Africa. You will spend a greater part of the day exploring this park. Later, return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ave breakfast and drive off to Masai Mara Game Reserve. The reserve is one of the best-known reserves in the whole of Africa and is globally renowned for its exceptional wildlife. Across the vast plains of the Mara, visitors are able to witness lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, and an infinite variety of other species in their natural habitats. You will arrive in the afternoon for check-in at the accommodation and enjoy lunch. Thereafter, you can proceed out for the afternoon (evening) game viewing. Return for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast and proceed out to explore the Masai Mara. The morning and afternoon game drives take you in search of Africa's Big 5 and the plethora of other wildlife inhabiting this vast Kenyan game reserve. On clear days, the Masai Mara offers fantastic orange tinged sunset view well-worth capturing on camera. Later, return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and the overnight stay.

Accommodation: Masai Mara Sopa Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Have breakfast then embark on a return to Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta Airport). You will have lunch at the InterContinental Hotel. The rest of your afternoon is at leisure. Later, you will be transferred to Jomo Kenyatta Airport for a flight out. We hope to see you (or any referral) when next, you visit and thanks for choosing Home to Africa!

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.


Prices Include
  • All Meals and accommodation as specified.
  • Ground transportation in a comfortable safari car.
  • Applicable park entrance fees. USD 40/Entry.
  • ONE assigned English-speaking driver/guide.
  • Bottled water while on safari.
  • Boat trip as on the itinerary. USD 30/Trip.
  • Gorilla trekking permit USD 600 per person.
  • Chimp trekking permit USD 150 per person.
  • All airport/hotel pick-ups and drop off.
  • All activities as stipulated in the itinerary.
Prices Exclude
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Phone calls and bar bills.
  • Personal/travel insurance.
  • Driver guide’s gratuity.
  • All air fare (unless requested).
  • All other Services of a personal nature.
  • Laundry.
  • East Africa entry visa.
  • All kinds of drinks except water.
  • Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL”