Rwanda Itinerary 10 Days


Experience  our extraordinary 10 days Safari Tour of Uganda and Rwanda  that intricately intertwines the cultural richness of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and the untamed beauty of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This meticulously curated tour unfolds as a captivating narrative, promising an immersive journey that transcends the ordinary. Traverse the Virunga Mountains and delve into the heart of the wilderness, where encounters with endangered mountain gorillas become moments etched in memory.

Beyond the lush rainforests, explore the dynamic city of Kigali, a vibrant tapestry of progress and resilience. The journey extends to the Ibyi Iwacu village, where the echoes of rural traditions resonate through the community. Immerse yourself in the stories of former poachers turned custodians, offering a unique perspective on conservation and heritage.

As the landscapes transition, the grandeur of Africa unfolds, with majestic elephants, lazing hippos, and sunbathing crocodiles becoming part of your wildlife encounters. This tour is more than an itinerary; it’s an invitation to customize your dream experience. Contact us to tailor your ideal journey, ensuring that every moment resonates with your unique sense of adventure.


  • Cross borders for gorilla trekking in Volcanoes Park.
  • Experience local life at Ibyi Iwacu and Gastura.
  • Thrilling golden monkey trek, transfer to Kigali.
  • Explore Kigali’s history, visit genocide memorials, vibrant markets.
  • Nyamirambo walk, Azizi community insight in Kigali.
  • Heart-pounding gorilla trek in Bwindi’s lush forests.
  • “Batwa Experience” in Bwindi, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Scenic drive to Queen Elizabeth Park, wildlife encounters.
  • Game drive, chimp trek, and boat trip adventure.
  • Bid farewell to Uganda, departing from Queen Elizabeth.


As you embark on this unforgettable journey, the anticipation builds as you cross the border from Uganda to Rwanda. A designated guide warmly welcomes you at the Uganda-Rwanda border, setting the tone for an immersive experience. The transfer to Volcanoes National Park, nestled in the Virunga Mountains, marks the beginning of your exploration into the world of the endangered mountain gorillas.

The journey is not merely about distances covered; it’s about the unfolding landscapes, the stories etched in the terrain, and the warm embrace of the cultures waiting to be discovered. The accommodation in Volcanoes National Park becomes your haven, offering a blend of comfort and proximity to the wild.

Awaken to the crisp mountain air and the allure of an enriching cultural encounter. Ibyi Iwacu Cultural Village beckons, revealing the fascinating stories of former poachers turned custodians of tradition. The village, sustained by tourism, offers a unique perspective on rural life. Engage with locals, partake in traditional dances, and savor the authenticity of daily activities.

Post-lunch, the journey continues to Gastura Village, providing another layer to your cultural immersion. The vibrancy of local customs and the warmth of the community create lasting impressions. The day unfolds like pages in a captivating novel, each chapter revealing a deeper connection to the people and their heritage.

An air of excitement permeates the morning as you embark on an exhilarating trek to encounter the golden monkeys. These playful and endangered creatures inhabit the Virunga Mountains, adding a touch of enchantment to your wildlife encounters. The trek, guided by experts, becomes a journey of discovery, offering insights into the conservation efforts in place.

After the golden monkey trek, the journey takes you to Kigali, the dynamic capital of Rwanda. The city, with its vibrant energy, becomes a canvas showcasing the resilience and progress of the nation. The evening invites relaxation, providing a serene backdrop for reflection and preparation for the upcoming city tour.

The city tour unfolds like a narrative, with each site telling a compelling story. The Nyamata Genocide Memorial stands as a solemn testament to Rwanda’s painful history, a place of reflection and remembrance. The Kigali Genocide Memorial Center further deepens the understanding of the international significance of the tragic events of 1994.

A break for a traditional African meal in a local restaurant becomes a sensory journey, savoring the flavors of Rwandan hospitality. The tour continues to Kimironko market, a bustling hub where local vendors showcase the vibrant produce of the region. Inema Arts Center, a beacon of creativity, provides an opportunity to connect with Rwanda’s artistic expression.

The tour delves into history at the Presidential Museum, offering insights into Rwanda’s past and the poignant moments encapsulated within its walls. Gahaya Gifted Hands, a testament to empowerment, celebrates the resilience of Rwandan women through traditional weaving.

The day in Kigali becomes an immersion into the heart of the nation, a vibrant tapestry woven with resilience, hope, and creativity.

The journey now shifts to Nyamirambo, one of Kigali’s oldest neighborhoods. The walking tour begins with a warm welcome at the Women’s Center, offering a taste of local snacks and a quick lesson in Kinyarwanda. The exploration of Nyamirambo unveils the intricacies of daily life—a visit to a hairdressing salon, a tailor shop, and a family compound becomes a genuine encounter with the community.

Later in the day, the journey extends to the Azizi community, a beacon of positive change. Founded as a Christian non-profit food relief program, the community has evolved to empower entrepreneurs and artisans. Witnessing the impact of this initiative becomes a testament to the transformative power of community-driven programs.

As the day draws to a close, the transition from Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park marks the continuation of your African odyssey. The UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, home to the endangered mountain gorillas, becomes the canvas for the next chapter.

The heartbeat of the journey crescendos as you step into the realm of the magnificent mountain gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, with its lush rainforests, becomes the stage for an awe-inspiring encounter. The day begins with a hearty breakfast, a fortification for the trek that lies ahead.

The trek, ranging from 3 to 6 hours, unfolds like a visual symphony, with every step revealing the wonders of biodiversity. A reasonable level of fitness and sturdy boots are your companions on this journey. Registering at the Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger station, you set forth, guided by experienced rangers who navigate through the dense undergrowth.

The encounter with the gorilla family is a moment frozen in time. The silence of the forest is broken only by the sounds of nature and the gentle communications within the gorilla troop. You share this sacred space with the gorillas, observing their behaviors, interactions, and the undeniable connection between humans and these gentle giants.

Conservation takes center stage as the rangers provide insights into the challenges and triumphs of preserving this critically endangered species. The delicate balance between conservation and tourism becomes evident, emphasizing the need for responsible travel.

The return to base is not just a conclusion; it marks the beginning of a lifelong connection with these majestic creatures. The evening unfolds with a sense of fulfillment, a realization that you have become part of something much larger than yourself.

As the sun rises over the lush landscapes of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a new day of exploration begins. A forest trek takes you deep into the heart of the park, offering insights into the traditional way of life of the Batwa people. The Batwa Developmental Program, initiated to address the challenges faced by this community, becomes a testament to resilience and adaptation.

A “Batwa Experience” unfolds, providing a firsthand understanding of their culture, traditions, and the impact of conservation efforts on their lives. The day is punctuated with a late lunch, a moment of reflection, and a transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in Kibale.

Lake Bunyonyi, with its tranquil waters and scenic surroundings, becomes a place of reprieve. The journey to this picturesque destination becomes a transition from the dense rainforests to the serene lakeside, showcasing the diverse landscapes that Uganda has to offer.

The Safari Tour continues toward Queen Elizabeth National Park. The scenic drive offers glimpses of the Rift Valley floor and the majestic Rwenzori Mountains. The landscape transitions, and the northern part of Queen Elizabeth Park comes into view, adorned with ancient craters.

The allure of the park lies not just in its wildlife but in the intricate dance of nature. Dozens of ancient craters dot the rolling hills, creating a captivating vista. The journey toward the central Kazinga Channel becomes a prelude to the diverse wildlife that awaits.

The day unfolds with the dawn of a new adventure. A game drive through the northern reaches of Queen Elizabeth Park becomes a canvas for witnessing Africa’s iconic wildlife. Elephants, hippos, and buffalo roam freely, while over 600 bird species add a symphony of colors to the landscape.

The adventure takes a fascinating turn with a trek into Kalinzo Forest for a rendezvous with chimpanzees. The forest comes alive with the sights and sounds of these remarkable primates, providing a glimpse into their natural habitat. The day’s experiences culminate in a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel, a water safari that unveils the secrets of this aquatic ecosystem.

The channel, with its rich biodiversity, becomes a tableau of life. African Skimmers, Great White Pelicans, Spoonbills, and Bee-eaters grace the skies. The waters below teem with hippos, Nile crocodiles, and the occasional glimpse of elephants quenching their thirst.

As the sun sets on the horizon, an evening game drive adds a touch of anticipation. The well-known lion pride, with its strategic positioning for hunting, becomes a spectacle to behold. The night holds the promise of spotting elusive creatures like the Giant Forest Hog or a stealthy leopard.

The final day of your African odyssey dawns with a blend of nostalgia and fulfillment. An early morning start signals the beginning of the journey back to Entebbe. The road unfolds, offering glimpses of life in Kampala and the vibrant pulse of Uganda.

As you bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth National Park, you carry with you not just memories but a profound connection to the landscapes, wildlife, and cultures encountered. The journey has been a symphony of experiences, a crescendo of emotions, and a testament to the beauty that Africa unfolds.

The departure becomes a transition, not an end. Your guide ensures a timely transfer to the airport, marking the conclusion of this chapter. The memories of an unforgettable African odyssey are now yours to cherish, and the realization that every step taken has been a dance with the soul of the continent.

In closing, this 10 days Tour of Uganda and Rwanda is more than a mere itinerary; it is an exploration of the extraordinary. Each day unfolds layers of discovery, inviting you to become part of the narrative. Our tours are customizable; contact us to tailor your dream African escape.


To combine luxury and affordability, we offer accommodations ranging from 4-star comfort to the world’s most exquisite hotels and resorts. When you inquire about the package that suits you best, we will share a list of related accommodations, and we are always open to your suggestions.

For our luxury packages, we provide a superb array of accommodations ranging from 4-star to 5-star hotels. Our selection includes renowned establishments such as NH Collection, Crowne Plaza, Hilton Garden Inn, Radisson Hotels, and other comparably luxurious yet affordable options

When booking our premium packages, you will enjoy stays in superior, deluxe rooms, or suites within carefully selected 5-star accommodations, such as Hyatt Regency, Marriott, Sofitel, and Hilton Hotels & Resorts. In addition to our promised excellent service, rest assured that your experience will embody the epitome of luxury.

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All prices are for a luxury private tour designed for two travelers, featuring premium services

  • Early Bird Special: Enjoy a 10% discount per person when booking four months before the tour.
  • Free Upgrades: Enjoy accommodation upgrades during your destination’s low seasons at no extra cost
  • Children under 6 years old: travel for free.
  • Kids under 12: receive a 50% discount.
  • Groups of 4 travelers: enjoy a 10% discount.
  • Groups of 6 or more: receive a 15% discount
  • Groups of ten or more: get a 20% discount.
  • Same family of 4 or more: receives an additional 5% off.

From $3,490.00/Person


The best time to visit Rwanda is during the dry seasons, which are from mid-December to early February and from June to September. These periods offer more stable and pleasant weather for exploring the country. The dry seasons are particularly advantageous for gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park and other outdoor activities. The wet seasons, from mid-February to May and from October to mid-December, can bring heavy rainfall, making travel and trekking more challenging. However, visiting during the wet season has its own advantages, such as lush green landscapes and fewer tourists. If you’re specifically interested in gorilla trekking, it’s worth noting that permits can be limited, so it’s advisable to plan and book well in advance regardless of the season.

The ideal duration for a trip to Rwanda depends on your interests and the specific activities you plan to engage in. Here are some general guidelines:

  1. Gorilla Trekking: If your main focus is gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park, you should allocate at least 2 to 3 days for this activity. This includes the trekking experience itself and the possibility of visiting different gorilla families on consecutive days.

  2. Wildlife and Nature: If you want to explore other national parks and wildlife areas, such as Akagera National Park for safari experiences, you might want to add a few more days to your itinerary. A total of 5 to 7 days could allow you to cover various wildlife and nature experiences.

  3. Cultural and Historical Exploration: If you’re interested in Rwanda’s cultural and historical aspects, particularly in Kigali, you might need an additional day or two to visit museums, memorials, and other cultural sites.

In summary, a well-rounded trip to Rwanda could range from 5 to 10 days, depending on your interests and the depth of exploration you desire. It’s always a good idea to plan ahead and tailor your itinerary based on your preferences and the specific attractions you want to experience in this diverse and vibrant country.

Yes, English is one of the official languages of Rwanda. The other official languages are Kinyarwanda, French, and Swahili. English is commonly used in government, education, and business, and many Rwandans are proficient in the language. This makes it relatively easy for English-speaking travelers to communicate and navigate their way around the country. In urban areas and tourist destinations, you’ll likely find that English is widely spoken, and you should be able to communicate effectively with locals and service providers.

Rwanda is best known for several distinctive aspects:

  1. Mountain Gorillas: Rwanda is renowned for its efforts in gorilla conservation, particularly in Volcanoes National Park. Tourists from around the world come to Rwanda for the opportunity to engage in gorilla trekking and observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

  2. Land of a Thousand Hills: The country’s stunning landscapes, characterized by rolling green hills, have earned Rwanda the nickname “Land of a Thousand Hills.” The scenic beauty is not only breathtaking but also contributes to the unique charm of the country.

  3. Genocide Memorial: Rwanda is unfortunately known for the tragic genocide that occurred in 1994, during which a significant portion of the population was brutally massacred. The Kigali Genocide Memorial serves as a poignant reminder of this dark chapter in Rwandan history and honors the memory of the victims.

  4. Remarkable Recovery: In the years following the genocide, Rwanda has made remarkable strides in terms of reconciliation, economic development, and stability. The country’s recovery and progress have been impressive, earning it recognition for its resilience and determination.

  5. Efforts in Conservation: Rwanda places a strong emphasis on conservation efforts, not only for mountain gorillas but also for other wildlife. National parks like Akagera offer opportunities for safari experiences, showcasing the country’s commitment to preserving its natural heritage.

  6. Cultural Heritage: Rwanda has a rich cultural heritage, with traditions and customs that are celebrated through music, dance, and festivals. The vibrant culture of the country is an integral part of its identity.

Overall, Rwanda is known for its natural beauty, conservation efforts, cultural richness, and the resilience of its people in the face of historical challenges.