Planning a cycling tour in Africa ? Plan to explore the Uganda , Rwanda primates on cycling tour of 15 Days gorilla & wildlife Safari tour tailored by the destination experts of Congo gorilla safaris . This 15 Days Uganda Rwanda safari tour includes Gorilla trekking , Chimpanzee Tracking , Golden monkey tracking & Wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park . Accommodation on this 15 days cycling tour is mixed hotels and Camping Safari as Overnights are hard to be determined by the Tour Consultants.
Cycling Uganda & Rwanda on 15 Days : The Heart of Africa tour starts in Kampala Uganda and ends in Kigali the capital city of Rwanda with key destinations to be visited including Kibale forest national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Forest national Park, Lake Bunyonyi, Volcanoes national Park and last day relaxing on Lake Kivu , with alternatives of visiting Congo Gorilla Trekking
Day1 : Cycling from Kampala to Mubende Town , Dinner and overnight at Mubende Town View Hotel or Camping in any Place the Guide will deem safe.
Day2: Cycling from Mubende Town to Fort portal town and later to kibale forest national park. Dinner and overnight at Kibale Forest Camp or Kibale Camping Site.
Day3: Chimpanzee Tracking & Nature walk in the forest or Local Community, Lunch , Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge.
Day4: Bike to visit the tea Plantations , Craters and Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park . Dinner and overnight Bush Lodge.
Day5: Game Drive in the Car and Boat Cruise. Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge.
Day 6: Game drive in the Ishasha Sector and Bike from Kihihi Town to Bwindi forest national park. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Mist Lodge.
Day7: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest National Park Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Mist lodge
Day8: Cycling to Lake Bunyonyi ( Second deepest lake), Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Overland.
Day9:Cycling to Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Five Volcanoes
Day10: Golden Monkey Tracking in Volcanoes Rwanda. Dinner and overnight at Five Volcanoes
Day11:Cycling to Lake Kivu ( Gisenyi) passing through the Congo Nile Trail. Dinner and overnight ,Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gisenyi
Day12:Boat Cruise around Lake Kivu and Cycling near the lake . Dinner and overnight ,Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.
Day13: Relax at the Lodge.Dinner and overnight ,Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gisenyi
Day14 : Cycling from Gisenyi to Kigali the capital city of Rwanda, Dinner and overnight ,Gorillas Volcanoes Hotel ,Musanze town
Day15: Transfer to the Airport in safari jeep with City tour.
The Traveler on 15 days Cycling tour to Africa can approximately cover around 2000 -3000 Kms during the cycling adventure to Africa once the trip is tailored by Primate Safari Experiences as its full cycling adventure except during the time when your in the national park where its not allowed ( Queen Elizabeth National Park).
The 15 Days Cycling Uganda Rwanda will reward you with the viewing of the various landscapes and vegetation covers , offering the best chance to spot the change in climatic conditions in Uganda . Book the 15 Days Cycling Africa tour with the destination experts. The Biker will cover a maximum of 80kms per day and do the rest of the drive in the car to enable him or her arrive to the destination for best dinner and overnight. The Option lies on to the client to select if its pure cycling or driving in the car and bike at leisure.
In morning after breakfast, you will be joined by the tour guide from Primate Safari Experiences and start the trip with cycling from Kampala to Mityan town and its where you will have first stop over enjoying nice meal as your lunch and later proceed to cycle to Mubende Town . The travelers on this day is likely to spend 10 hours cycling on the most nice road of kampala Mubende .Dinner and overnight at Mubende Town View Hotel or Camping Site. Distance covered is approximately 160 km.
Waking up in the morning , have breakfast, after start the journey of Approximately 120km , you will arrive in kibale forest national park during the evening hours , but u will have some stop in fort portal for lunch and later proceed to kibale forest national park, where you will do your dinner and overnight at Kibale Forest Camp or Kibale Camping Site.
After breakfast at the lodge, you will go for chimpanzee tracking briefing at the park headquarter by the ranger guides and later head into the forest in search of these elusive primates. In Africa , Congo gorilla safaris recommends travelers going for chimpanzee tracking to select Kibale Forest National Park which is one of the best safari destinations in Africa, Return for lunch at the lodge and in the evening hours go for Nature walk in Bigodi Swamp. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge.
After morning breakfast, you will bike to the tea plantations and later proceed to Crater lakes in the region while connecting to the Queen Elizabeth, this time you will be cycling on the real african roads that have dust , be preapred for the Journey through the local communities. You will stop for lunch at Papaya lodge and later proceed to cycle up to Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will reach in the evening hours . Check in & Dinner and overnight Bush Lodge.
Early morning at 6:30am, you will head for the morning game drive ,Among the top most attractions to be watched in queen elizabeth national park game drive is the Kasenyi plains are good for lion and the Mweya peninsula for a variety of animals like Lions and other wildlife animals, After return to the lodge for breakfast , waiting lunch time to enjoy lunch and then go for the boat cruise to spot other wildlife animals that are on the water banks of Kazinga channel. Dinner and overnight at Bush Lodge.
After Early morning breakfast, you jump in the safari jeep and start to drive through the ishasha Sector for the game drive spotting the tree climbing lions which are only found in Uganda , Tanzania and South Africa . its among the reasons why congo gorilla safaris has included the game drive in the shasha sector. After that you will go for lunch at Savannah Safari Lodge and later Start to cycling from the lodge to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park where you will be enjoying the memorable gorilla trekking. (Cycling for 72 kms for ruhija or 47kms for Buhoma sector ) Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Mist Lodge.
After morning breakfast,you will head to the park headquarters for the briefying about gorilla trekking rules and regulation, later proceed for gorilla trekking in the wilderness of the bwindi jungles . This could take 1-4 hours depending on the movements of the mountain gorillas in their territory , later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight with relaxation in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Gorilla Mist lodge.
After morning breakfast at the lodge, you will start the cycle from ruhija or Buhoma and pass through the dust routes used by tourists when connecting to Lake Bunyonyi. The Travelers will cycle approximately 56kms to arrive at lake bunyonyi , enjoying the view & landscape of the bunyonyi lake scapes in Kabale region . Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Overland.
You will after your breakfast head south and travel from Lake Bunyonyi connecting to Volcanoes national parks , the distance from Lake Bunyonyi to volcanoes is approximately 132kms and it may take a traveler around 7 hours cycling connecting through the cyanika Border. Border crossing can take around 30-1 hour and then cross to into the Rwanda the land of thousand hills and the lovely destination for primates , Volcanoes national Park. Dinner and overnight Dinner and overnight at Five Volcanoes.
You will have an early breakfast and move to the Park headquarters where you will receive a briefing on the rules of Golden Monkey tracking. You will, after the briefing, head into the forest with the ranger guides to search for the Golden monkey in Virunga mountains. Upon finding them you will spend a maximum of one hour observing the gorillas in their natural setting.
You will return to your lodge for lunch and later visit the twin lakes of Ruhondo and Burera in the evening for a cultural experience after which you will return to your lodge : Dinner and overnight at Five Volcanoes
After morning breakfast, you will start on the journey to connect to Lake kivu near the border of Rwanda and democratic republic of congo for a true cycling experience in Rwanda including cycling in the congo Nile trail. This day the traveler will cycle around 77kms from Volcanoes national park to Lake Kivu in the town of Gisenyi . Arriving in the afternoon hours . Enjoy lunch and relax at the shores of lake Kivu . Dinner and overnight ,Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gisenyi.
After Breakfast, then take a 2-3 hours boat cruise on lake kivu and exploring the near by islands , Hot springs and local fishing villages , Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening hours you will go for cycling tour near the local communities and along the great lake kivu viewing Kibuye . Dinner and overnight ,Lake Kivu Serena Hotel.
Just relax at the lodge enjoying the swimming pool and sun bathing , Lake Kivu Serena Hotel, Gisenyi
After morning breakfast, you will start to cycle from gisenyi to Kigali the capital city of Rwanda . its the longest day of cycling in East Africa and you will 152Kms. upon arrival at kigali , you will enjoy dinner and overnight at 2000 Hotel Kigali .
After breakfast, you will have a short city tour and visit the Genocide Memorial sites, the city center and the local markets plus the craft shops. Later you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight schedule back home.