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Luxury Rwanda & Uganda Fly Safari and Gorilla Trek

Volcanoes National Park, Akagera & Murchison Falls

Best time to travel
Jan -Feb and Jun – Oct
Ideal length
9 nights
Perfect for

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Kigali and home from Entebbe.
  • Scenic helicopter flights in Rwanda, domestic flights in Uganda and all private transfers and guiding requirements.
  • 9 nights’ accommodation in Kigali, Ruhengeri, Akagera National Park, Entebbe and Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Memorable gorilla trekking and guided forest walk in Volcanoes National Park as well as a safari experience in Akagera National Park.
  • Safari experiences in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park including game drives, a bush breakfast and Nile River cruise.
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A classic safari combination, Rwanda and Uganda reward the adventurous traveller with wild mountains, wetlands, forests and savannahs. Experience once-in-a-lifetime moments as you come face-to-face with Africa’s greats and soar high above volcanic landscapes and sprawling plains aboard scenic helicopter flights. From battling through dense jungle in search of mighty mountain gorilla to cruising at high speed along the wetlands of Central Africa, chasing in the dust of a hunting leopard, this suggested itinerary is bursting with adventure and exclusive travel experiences.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.

Your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury accommodation for your one night stay. We’ve arranged a privately guided tour of the city, including a visit to the Genocide Memorial.

Take a scenic helicopter flight to the foothills of Mount Sabyinyo.

Circle the edges of the Volcanoes National Park and fly over the sprawling mountainscapes, home to the mighty mountain gorilla. Upon landing, transfer to your experiential lodge for your two-night stay.

Visit Volcano National Park during your luxury holiday to Rwanda
Set out in search of a gorilla family on a guided trekking excursion.

Journey through Volcanoes National Park, follow expert guides in search of these incredible creatures. Battle through dense jungle vegetation until you arrive face-to-face with a mighty silverback or playful baby gorilla.

Witness the endangered mountain gorilla in Uganda on your luxury African holiday
Embark on a guided forest walk in search of golden monkeys.

With your guide, Follow the loud and vibrant sounds of the jungle until you encounter these intelligent primates. In the afternoon, embark on another adventure, this time aboard a helicopter for a scenic transfer to Akagera National Park.

Go in search of golden monkeys during a guided forest walk on your luxury holiday to Rwanda
Soar over woodlands, swamps and savannah.

Witness herds of zebra, bathing hippo and mighty crocodile on your scenic flight. Upon landing in Akagera, transfer to your luxury safari camp where you’ll spend two nights.

Take a scenic flight over Akagera National Park during your luxury holiday to Rwanda
Discover the plains on guided game drives.

The national park is not only home to the largest protected wetlands in Central Africa, but it is the last remaining refuge for savannah-adapted species in Rwanda. Witness wildlife like the black rhino, lion, the endangered Masai giraffe and elephant.

Witness Maasai giraffe on guided game drives during your luxury holiday to Rwanda
Take a scenic helicopter flight to Uganda’s capital.

Witness life on the plains one last time as you depart for Entebbe for your one night stay. The following morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll spend three nights.

Start your luxury Ugandan holiday with a helicopter ride to Entebbe
Embark on memorable safari adventures.

Not only enjoy guided game drives but hike to the top of the Murchison Falls, where you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views over the park and its wildlife. With twice-daily game drives, you’ll witness Ugandan kobs, lion, hippo and maybe even leopard.

Elephant on luxury Ugandan safari
Set out on an exciting boat ride along the Nile River.

With the mighty Murchison Falls as your backdrop, witness scenes of wildlife along the river’s edge. Sail past bathing hippos, crocodile and exotic birds landing for a drink.

Spot elephants and other wildlife on a boat ride along the River Nile during your luxury Ugandan holiday
Transfer to the airstrip to take a short flight to the international airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge

Set on the forested riverbanks of the River Nile lies the Nile Safari Lodge. In the heart of the Murchison Falls National Park, the luxury lodge offers sustainable living, exceptional views and glamorous, modern interiors.

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No. 5 Boutique Hotel

Located in Entebbe’s leafy suburbs, Hotel No. 5 is a tranquil escape featuring bright, modern facilities and décor. Wind down with a dip in the outdoor pool or indulge in a relaxing spa treatment.

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Kigali Serena Hotel Rwanda

Kigali Serena Hotel Rwanda

Kigali Serena Hotel provides a peaceful retreat for guests in the heart of Rwanda. Guests can relax by the pool while soaking up the panoramic views or visit Maisha Spa for a holistic approach to wellness.

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Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge

Situated among the foothills of Virunga’s chain of volcanoes lies the peaceful Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge. Tropical rainforest surrounds this traditional estate, offering an outstanding wildlife experience.

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Magashi Camp

Magashi Camp

Set within Akagera National Park, Magashi Camp is surrounded by some of Africa’s highest density of hippo and indigenous birds. The traditional-style lodging offers amazing views of Lake Rwanyakazinga.

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What people are saying

Aisling and her team are just outstanding at what they do. They have an incredible knowledge of the travel industry and I have had the best experience with OROKO Travel. From the first phone call to enquire about a holiday to the call we received after our holiday, I cannot say enough about this company. They are truly outstanding. I really look forward to working with them again in 2022 and hopefully for many years to come. There are no travel specialists like OROKO. 5 stars, just fantastic!

Sinead & family – Croatia, September 2021


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