14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

Overview of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari starts from Kigali International Airport and features the drive to Nyungwe Forest NP with en route visit to Nyanza Palace & National Museum in Butare, Chimpanzee trek & canopy walk, Volcanoes NP Golden Monkey trekking, Bwindi Impenetrable NP Mountain Gorilla Trekking and the Great Migration experience in Manyara NP, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park.

Safari Highlight of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

Day 1 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport & transfer to the Hotel

Day 2 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit Nyanza Palace & the Ethnographic Museum

Day 3 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest NP & afternoon adventure canopy walk

Day 4 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Sightseeing of Rwandan hillsides en route

Day 5 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park & cross to Uganda – Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Day 6 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & transfer to Kigali Rwanda

Day 7 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Fly from Kigali International Airport Rwanda to Kilimanjaro International Airport Tanzania and transfer to Arusha

Day 8 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Lake Manyara Biking Adventure & Hot local Lunch – Manyara National Park Game Drive

Day 9 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Karatu – Serengeti National Park

Day 10 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Central Serengeti – Northern Serengeti – Following the Great Migration

Day 11 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Northern Serengeti – Unlimited Kilometers of game drive

Day 12 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Final game drive in Serengeti National Park & transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 13 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire NP

Day 14 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Tarangire NP – Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) & transfer by flight to Kigali International Airport

  • Day 1 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport & transfer to the Hotel

    Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport, welcomed by our representative and transfer to the Hotel for relaxation and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalow rooms

  • Day 2 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit Nyanza Palace & the Ethnographic Museum

    After breakfast, set off for the drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park 268km about 6 hours’ drive. Enjoy the views of the countryside Rwandan hillsides before making a stop at Nyanza Palace to visit the home of the last Rwandan Monarch and visit the Ethnographic Museum in Butare exploring over 100,000 artifacts detailing Rwanda’s history and heritage. Proceed to Nyungwe NP for relaxation, dinner and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel

  • Day 3 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest NP & afternoon adventure canopy walk

    Depart the lodge at 5am to transfer to Cyamudongo Forest for Chimp trekking experience. Briefing commences at 8am before setting off to the forest in the company of the park ranger guide in search of Chimpanzees – man’s closest Ape in terms of DNA. The trek offers good views of lush flora, birds and other primate species such as the Black and White Colobus monkeys. The Chimp Trek lasts 2 – 5 hours inclusive of one hour with the chimps. Retreat from the activity, relax at the lodge, enjoy lunch and in the afternoon, connect to the Uwinka visitor center for the adventure canopy walk. This is a lasting adventure experience walking over 60m high off the group amidst the lush canopy of Nyungwe. It’s a long stretch with likely sights of birds, and butterflies and takes about 2 hours to accomplish.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel

  • Day 4 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Sightseeing of Rwandan hillsides en route

    After breakfast, transfer to Volcanoes National Park enjoying the views of Congo Nile trail and Lake Kivu en route. Arrive in the afternoon for relaxation, dinner and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

  • Day 5 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park & cross to Uganda – Bwindi Impenetrable NP

    Gather at the park headquarters Kinigi for briefing at 8am before heading to the forest in search of the critically endangered golden monkeys. The golden monkeys tend to thrive in the Bamboo zone of the Volcanoes and have got a golden patch on their back which makes them impressive to look at. The golden monkey tracking tends to last about 4 hours inclusive of one (1) hour of direct encounter with them. From the activity, transfer to Uganda crossing via Cyanica boarder to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – welcomed by the fascinating Kigezi Highlands.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

  • Day 6 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & transfer to Kigali Rwanda

    Gorillas in the mist moment awaits you this morning as you approach the mist covered Impenetrable forest of Bwindi for briefing at 8am. Depending on the region and the respective gorilla family allocated, you follow the respective trail (some trails involve some bit of driving while others start from the briefing point) with company of the armed park ranger and other guests if they are there. The trek through the forest is a magical one as you hike steep slopes, descend down narrow valleys and traverse the dense vegetation of Bwindi amidst lush flora and enchanting bird songs. You eventually come across these gentle giants in their natural habitat as they feed on their preferred plant material, socialize and the young ones playing in the tree branches and with fellow members. The Silverback can choose to offer you a courteous welcome or ignore you and proceed with its feeding. You spend great time with these critically endangered Apes and take million-dollar photoshoots. The duration of the trek is 2 – 8 hours depending their movement though the actual gorilla viewing time is limited to one (1) for purposes of conservation. After your one hour with the gorillas, return to the starting point and transfer to Kigali for relaxation and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalow room

  • Day 7 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Fly from Kigali International Airport Rwanda to Kilimanjaro International Airport Tanzania and transfer to Arusha

    After breakfast, connect to Kigali International Park at 8am to check in for your flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport. You are welcomed by our representative to transfer to Arusha for relaxation and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: African Tulip Hotel

  • Day 8 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Lake Manyara Biking Adventure & Hot local Lunch - Manyara National Park Game Drive

    After breakfast, we will depart to Manyara for biking adventure to Lake Manyara. On our way to the soda lake, we can encounter common wildlife like zebras, gazelles and wildebeests. Lake Manyara is also famous for flamingos and different species of water birds.

    Later we enjoy our bike ride through Mto Wa Mbu village located 5minutes away from Lake Manyara NP entry gate. Our bike ride will take us to the unique venue where we will enjoy variety of hot local lunch dishes.

    After lunch we will proceed to Lake Manyara NP for game viewing. The park is green throughout the year because of its underground water sources. Its verdant color attracts hundreds of spectacular varieties of migratory and wetland birds flying overhead. It also attracts huge populations of flamingos because its shallow alkaline-saline (salt) soda lake creates an ideal environment for microorganisms to grow that flamingos’ feed upon. Manyara’s natural habitat also includes large troops of baboons, velvet monkeys, blue monkeys, and tree climbing lions, hippos, giraffes, zebras, buffalos, elephants, warthogs, impalas, Thomson-gazelles, and Grant gazelles. Leopards, cheetahs, rock/tree hyrax, kudus, elands, bushbucks, waterbucks, and dik-diks also live in this park.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Tloma Lodge

  • Day 9 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Karatu - Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast, we proceed to the Serengeti endless plains by way of the lush Ngorongoro Crater Highlands.

    The name “Serengeti” comes from the Maasai word siringitu, means “endless plains”. You will see why once you see its ocean of grassland savannas stretching to the horizon as far as your eye can see. However certain parts also are covered in the Acacia savanna, dense wooded hills or rocky outcrops known as kopjes, as well as pans and lakes. The abundance of African wildlife is of course what makes it such a sought-after safari destination, and includes healthy populations of lion, buffalo, impala, hippo, waterbuck, elephant, cheetah, leopard and a host of other game species – not mention the more than 400 species of birds.

    We will arrive in Serengeti for afternoon game drive searching for wildlife. Later in the evening we will drive further to the camp for evening leisure and hot dinner.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Kati Kati Tented Camp

  • Day 10 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Central Serengeti - Northern Serengeti – Following the Great Migration

    After breakfast, depart with picnic lunch for morning game drive on central Plains. Later proceed to Northern Serengeti following the Great Migration along the Mara River.

    During the dry season, the herds mass on both banks of the Mara River, frequently crossing – and braving the crocs – in response to local weather patterns that only they seem to understand. The Mara River crossings are not a single event, rather crossings happen throughout the dry season. Groups varying in size from a few hundred to tens of thousands cross the river in both directions between July and October in response to localized weather patterns (following the rain showers and therefore the fresh grazing).

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Kati Kati Tented Camp

  • Day 11 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Northern Serengeti - Unlimited Kilometers of game drive

    Full day of game drive in the Northern Serengeti focusing on Mara River crossing and Great Migration

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Kati Kati Tented Camp

  • Day 12 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Final game drive in Serengeti National Park & transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast, depart with picnic lunch for final game drive in Serengeti. After lunch, we will drive in the direction of the Ngorongoro Crater. As soon as you have reached the edge of the crater rim, the crater appears half a mile below you inviting you to gaze at this jaw dropping natural wonder. When you reach its edge and view its 100 square mile expanse, it is a sight to behold. We will arrive at the lodge for evening leisure and hot dinner.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Ngorongoro Farm House

  • Day 13 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire NP

    After breakfast, we drive to the Ngorongoro Crater and descend into it for a half-day of game viewing.

    Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcano caldera formed three million years ago and is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world and one of Africa’s most remarkable geological sites.

    The Big Five (rhino, elephant, Cape buffalo, lion, leopard) and most of the animal species found in the Serengeti, including zebra, hippos, wildebeest, and cheetahs, can be viewed close up. The Ngorongoro Crater ecosystem maintains the historic balance between people and nature in a way that is not possible in other parks.

    Later in the evening ascend and proceed to Maramboi for evening leisure, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Maramboi Tented Camp

  • Day 14 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Tarangire NP – Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) & transfer by flight to Kigali International Airport

    After breakfast, your driver-guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will enjoy the 2hrs leisure drive southwestwards to Tarangire NP.

    The Tarangire National Park has the highest concentration of elephants in North – Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round where elephant herd populations can reach as many as 3,000. The Tarangire River has water all year around. During the dry season (July-October), many animals from the surrounding areas come to the river to drink. If you visit the park during the dry season, you will witness an unforgettable natural wonder as you observe exotic big mammals such as lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras and various types of antelopes such as gazelles. During the dry season, Tarangire is a haven for bird watchers with over 550 different species including the Maasai Ostrich-the world’s largest bird. Proceed to Kilimanjaro International Airport for late evening flight departure

    End of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

Safari Overview and Highlights

Overview of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari starts from Kigali International Airport and features the drive to Nyungwe Forest NP with en route visit to Nyanza Palace & National Museum in Butare, Chimpanzee trek & canopy walk, Volcanoes NP Golden Monkey trekking, Bwindi Impenetrable NP Mountain Gorilla Trekking and the Great Migration experience in Manyara NP, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park.

Safari Highlight of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

Day 1 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport & transfer to the Hotel

Day 2 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit Nyanza Palace & the Ethnographic Museum

Day 3 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest NP & afternoon adventure canopy walk

Day 4 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Sightseeing of Rwandan hillsides en route

Day 5 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park & cross to Uganda – Bwindi Impenetrable NP

Day 6 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & transfer to Kigali Rwanda

Day 7 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Fly from Kigali International Airport Rwanda to Kilimanjaro International Airport Tanzania and transfer to Arusha

Day 8 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Lake Manyara Biking Adventure & Hot local Lunch – Manyara National Park Game Drive

Day 9 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Karatu – Serengeti National Park

Day 10 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Central Serengeti – Northern Serengeti – Following the Great Migration

Day 11 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Northern Serengeti – Unlimited Kilometers of game drive

Day 12 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Final game drive in Serengeti National Park & transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 13 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire NP

Day 14 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Tarangire NP – Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) & transfer by flight to Kigali International Airport

Detailed Itinerary
  • Day 1 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport & transfer to the Hotel

    Arrive in Rwanda – Kigali International Airport, welcomed by our representative and transfer to the Hotel for relaxation and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalow rooms

  • Day 2 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Nyungwe Forest National Park. Visit Nyanza Palace & the Ethnographic Museum

    After breakfast, set off for the drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park 268km about 6 hours’ drive. Enjoy the views of the countryside Rwandan hillsides before making a stop at Nyanza Palace to visit the home of the last Rwandan Monarch and visit the Ethnographic Museum in Butare exploring over 100,000 artifacts detailing Rwanda’s history and heritage. Proceed to Nyungwe NP for relaxation, dinner and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel

  • Day 3 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Chimpanzee Trekking in Nyungwe Forest NP & afternoon adventure canopy walk

    Depart the lodge at 5am to transfer to Cyamudongo Forest for Chimp trekking experience. Briefing commences at 8am before setting off to the forest in the company of the park ranger guide in search of Chimpanzees – man’s closest Ape in terms of DNA. The trek offers good views of lush flora, birds and other primate species such as the Black and White Colobus monkeys. The Chimp Trek lasts 2 – 5 hours inclusive of one hour with the chimps. Retreat from the activity, relax at the lodge, enjoy lunch and in the afternoon, connect to the Uwinka visitor center for the adventure canopy walk. This is a lasting adventure experience walking over 60m high off the group amidst the lush canopy of Nyungwe. It’s a long stretch with likely sights of birds, and butterflies and takes about 2 hours to accomplish.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Nyungwe Hill Top View Hotel

  • Day 4 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Transfer to Volcanoes National Park. Sightseeing of Rwandan hillsides en route

    After breakfast, transfer to Volcanoes National Park enjoying the views of Congo Nile trail and Lake Kivu en route. Arrive in the afternoon for relaxation, dinner and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

  • Day 5 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Golden Monkey Trekking in Volcanoes National Park & cross to Uganda – Bwindi Impenetrable NP

    Gather at the park headquarters Kinigi for briefing at 8am before heading to the forest in search of the critically endangered golden monkeys. The golden monkeys tend to thrive in the Bamboo zone of the Volcanoes and have got a golden patch on their back which makes them impressive to look at. The golden monkey tracking tends to last about 4 hours inclusive of one (1) hour of direct encounter with them. From the activity, transfer to Uganda crossing via Cyanica boarder to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – welcomed by the fascinating Kigezi Highlands.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Da Vinci Gorilla Lodge

  • Day 6 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Do Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park & transfer to Kigali Rwanda

    Gorillas in the mist moment awaits you this morning as you approach the mist covered Impenetrable forest of Bwindi for briefing at 8am. Depending on the region and the respective gorilla family allocated, you follow the respective trail (some trails involve some bit of driving while others start from the briefing point) with company of the armed park ranger and other guests if they are there. The trek through the forest is a magical one as you hike steep slopes, descend down narrow valleys and traverse the dense vegetation of Bwindi amidst lush flora and enchanting bird songs. You eventually come across these gentle giants in their natural habitat as they feed on their preferred plant material, socialize and the young ones playing in the tree branches and with fellow members. The Silverback can choose to offer you a courteous welcome or ignore you and proceed with its feeding. You spend great time with these critically endangered Apes and take million-dollar photoshoots. The duration of the trek is 2 – 8 hours depending their movement though the actual gorilla viewing time is limited to one (1) for purposes of conservation. After your one hour with the gorillas, return to the starting point and transfer to Kigali for relaxation and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Hotel Chezlando – Bungalow room

  • Day 7 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Fly from Kigali International Airport Rwanda to Kilimanjaro International Airport Tanzania and transfer to Arusha

    After breakfast, connect to Kigali International Park at 8am to check in for your flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport. You are welcomed by our representative to transfer to Arusha for relaxation and overnight

    Accommodation

    Midrange: African Tulip Hotel

  • Day 8 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Lake Manyara Biking Adventure & Hot local Lunch - Manyara National Park Game Drive

    After breakfast, we will depart to Manyara for biking adventure to Lake Manyara. On our way to the soda lake, we can encounter common wildlife like zebras, gazelles and wildebeests. Lake Manyara is also famous for flamingos and different species of water birds.

    Later we enjoy our bike ride through Mto Wa Mbu village located 5minutes away from Lake Manyara NP entry gate. Our bike ride will take us to the unique venue where we will enjoy variety of hot local lunch dishes.

    After lunch we will proceed to Lake Manyara NP for game viewing. The park is green throughout the year because of its underground water sources. Its verdant color attracts hundreds of spectacular varieties of migratory and wetland birds flying overhead. It also attracts huge populations of flamingos because its shallow alkaline-saline (salt) soda lake creates an ideal environment for microorganisms to grow that flamingos’ feed upon. Manyara’s natural habitat also includes large troops of baboons, velvet monkeys, blue monkeys, and tree climbing lions, hippos, giraffes, zebras, buffalos, elephants, warthogs, impalas, Thomson-gazelles, and Grant gazelles. Leopards, cheetahs, rock/tree hyrax, kudus, elands, bushbucks, waterbucks, and dik-diks also live in this park.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Tloma Lodge

  • Day 9 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Karatu - Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast, we proceed to the Serengeti endless plains by way of the lush Ngorongoro Crater Highlands.

    The name “Serengeti” comes from the Maasai word siringitu, means “endless plains”. You will see why once you see its ocean of grassland savannas stretching to the horizon as far as your eye can see. However certain parts also are covered in the Acacia savanna, dense wooded hills or rocky outcrops known as kopjes, as well as pans and lakes. The abundance of African wildlife is of course what makes it such a sought-after safari destination, and includes healthy populations of lion, buffalo, impala, hippo, waterbuck, elephant, cheetah, leopard and a host of other game species – not mention the more than 400 species of birds.

    We will arrive in Serengeti for afternoon game drive searching for wildlife. Later in the evening we will drive further to the camp for evening leisure and hot dinner.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Kati Kati Tented Camp

  • Day 10 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Central Serengeti - Northern Serengeti – Following the Great Migration

    After breakfast, depart with picnic lunch for morning game drive on central Plains. Later proceed to Northern Serengeti following the Great Migration along the Mara River.

    During the dry season, the herds mass on both banks of the Mara River, frequently crossing – and braving the crocs – in response to local weather patterns that only they seem to understand. The Mara River crossings are not a single event, rather crossings happen throughout the dry season. Groups varying in size from a few hundred to tens of thousands cross the river in both directions between July and October in response to localized weather patterns (following the rain showers and therefore the fresh grazing).

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Kati Kati Tented Camp

  • Day 11 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Northern Serengeti - Unlimited Kilometers of game drive

    Full day of game drive in the Northern Serengeti focusing on Mara River crossing and Great Migration

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Kati Kati Tented Camp

  • Day 12 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Final game drive in Serengeti National Park & transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

    After breakfast, depart with picnic lunch for final game drive in Serengeti. After lunch, we will drive in the direction of the Ngorongoro Crater. As soon as you have reached the edge of the crater rim, the crater appears half a mile below you inviting you to gaze at this jaw dropping natural wonder. When you reach its edge and view its 100 square mile expanse, it is a sight to behold. We will arrive at the lodge for evening leisure and hot dinner.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Ngorongoro Farm House

  • Day 13 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire NP

    After breakfast, we drive to the Ngorongoro Crater and descend into it for a half-day of game viewing.

    Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcano caldera formed three million years ago and is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world and one of Africa’s most remarkable geological sites.

    The Big Five (rhino, elephant, Cape buffalo, lion, leopard) and most of the animal species found in the Serengeti, including zebra, hippos, wildebeest, and cheetahs, can be viewed close up. The Ngorongoro Crater ecosystem maintains the historic balance between people and nature in a way that is not possible in other parks.

    Later in the evening ascend and proceed to Maramboi for evening leisure, dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation

    Midrange: Maramboi Tented Camp

  • Day 14 of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari: Tarangire NP – Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) & transfer by flight to Kigali International Airport

    After breakfast, your driver-guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will enjoy the 2hrs leisure drive southwestwards to Tarangire NP.

    The Tarangire National Park has the highest concentration of elephants in North – Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round where elephant herd populations can reach as many as 3,000. The Tarangire River has water all year around. During the dry season (July-October), many animals from the surrounding areas come to the river to drink. If you visit the park during the dry season, you will witness an unforgettable natural wonder as you observe exotic big mammals such as lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras and various types of antelopes such as gazelles. During the dry season, Tarangire is a haven for bird watchers with over 550 different species including the Maasai Ostrich-the world’s largest bird. Proceed to Kilimanjaro International Airport for late evening flight departure

    End of the 14 Days Uganda Rwanda Tanzania Gorilla, Chimpanzee & Great Migration Safari

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