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9 Days Gorilla Trekking and Tanzania Safari tour

The 9 days Gorilla Trekking and Tanzania Safari Tour takes you to witness two of Africa’s Safari spectacle the Gorilla trekking in Uganda and Big 5 animals viewing in Serengeti National Park Tanzania with an opportunity to see the famous wildebeest Migration Grumeti River Crossing since you intend to travel in July. The Safari Tour takes you to Bwindi forest National Park, Ngorongoro crater, Tarangire National Park and Serengeti National park respectively

Your tour will start in Bwindi Impenetrable National park in Uganda from where you will transfer to Arusha in Tanzania a country that offers the perfect opportunities to view wildlife including big five mammals and predators in their natural habitat in Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Serengeti national parks.

Since Borders between Uganda and Rwanda are open now, we recommend you arrive in East Africa from Kigali International Airport in Rwanda. The Road drive time from Kigali to the Gorillas in Bwindi Uganda is approximately 4 Hours compared to the 10 Hours Road Drive from Entebbe/Kampala Uganda to Bwindi.

Note that you can travel between the two countries using a single visa called the East African Tourist Visa and this Visa can be got from the first country of arrival at a cost of 100USD Per person.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On arrival at Kigali International Airport or from your hotel in Kigali, you will be met by your driver who will transfer you to Bwindi Impenetrable national park the home of gorillas in Uganda via the Katuna Border point. You will arrive at your lodge in time for check in, lunch

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Gorilla tracking and Pigmies Community experience

Today After breakfast you will be transferred to the park headquarters for briefing and later start your gorilla trek experience at around 8:30 am. Spending 1 hour with mountain gorillas will be a great experience for everyone. After spending a good time with the gorillas you will transfer back to the Lodge for a hot lunch and to freshen up. In the evening you may choose to relax in your Room or visit the local community of the pigmies and later have a Massage Treat, dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Road Transfer to Kigali International Airport and Flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport

After breakfast you will be transferred by road to Kigali City or Kigali International airport depending on the schedule of your flight from where you will catch your flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport in the late afternoon, you will be transferred to your Hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 Day 4: Transfer to Tarangire National park

Today after breakfast, Transfer to Tarangire National park

After breakfast, you will embark on a transfer from Serengeti to Tarangire national park. This park has the largest concentration of 3000 elephants in Tanzania. Arrive and check in for lunch. The game drive in Tarangire will be done in the afternoon till evening. Dinner and overnight

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Transfer to Central Serengeti National Park and Afternoon Game Drive

After breakfast, leave Ngorongoro Area driving to Serengeti national park home to 3 million animals which is larger than any savannah protected area on earth. You will drive all the way to Central Area of Serengeti and on arrival you will check in to your room, enjoy the lunch and thereafter go for an Afternoon game drive returning to your accommodation late in the evening. Dinner and Overnight at your Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 Day 6: Full day Serengeti Plains (Central to North)

Today is without question one of the highlights of your safari. After a rich breakfast you will start your adventure a little earlier than usual moving from starting in Serengeti and ending in the Northern part of Serengeti. During a full day game drive, you will experience the Serengeti in its full glory today! You will be waiting for crossing along the river but you will also do game drive. The Mara River is the last major obstacle standing between the Wildebeest Migration and the relative safety of the Masai Mara. If you’re patient and a little lucky, you will get to witness the death-defying crossing itself where wildebeest and zebras brave the river’s currents and crocodiles in an attempt to reach safety on the opposite bank. Dinner and overnight at your Lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Another Full day in The Serengeti (North to Central)

Today you will have another adventure day in the Serengeti Plains with an opportunity to once again view the Mara River Crossing and other mammals and predators. You will do the game game drive while moving back towards the central part. Dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive and Transfer to Arusha

Today after breakfast, you will transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will later explore Ngorongoro crater with a ranger. This area is compared to Garden of Eden on earth. The big numbers of wildlife can be spotted in a day including all big five, the elephant, black rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetahs, and lots of hyenas, hippos, zebra and wildebeest being the most abundant. You will take a break for lunch. in the afternoon, you will continue game viewing in the south corner of the park where you visit Lake Magadi where you can see flamingos, hippos and other water birds. After the game drive you will transfer back to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

9 Days Gorilla Trekking and Tanzania Safari tour
Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

Day 9: Departure at Kilimanjaro airport

Today depending on the schedule of your departure flight, after breakfast you will transfer to Arusha for lunch and later to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your return flight back home.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of 9 Days Gorilla Trekking and Tanzania Safari tour

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