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The journey through the Northern Albertine Rift goes through Uganda & Western Tanzania diverse landscapes offering gorilla trekking (Bwindi), amazing Lake Tanganyika (water sports and chimp trekking in Mahale), superb wildlife viewing (Katavi), and more water based activities in Kipili. The trip briefly passes Rwanda to see its vibrant capital Kigali. Departure from Mpanda is through the internal flight to Dar es Salaam (2 hrs) onward to international connections (customized per your need).


Start Kampala (Day 1)
Day 1 Entebbe (City)
Day 2 Kampala (City)
Day 3-4 Bwindi NP
Day 5 Kigali (City)
Day 6 Kibondo (Town)
Day 7-10 Mahale Mountains NP
Day 11-13 Katavi NP
Day 14-16 Lake Tanganyika (Lake)
Day 17 Mpanda (Town)
Day 18 Dar es Salaam Airport
End Mpanda (Day 18)

Tour Features

Budget tour

This budget tour includes camping and lodges. Guests must assist with camp chores.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized

You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.


Minimum age of 15 years

The minimum age for this tour is 15 years.

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives, gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, walking safaris (with an armed guide), specialized birding (with a professional birding guide), nature hikes/walks & boat trip
  • Game drives: normal 4x4 vehicle & open-sided 4x4 vehicle
  • Getting around: normal 4x4 vehicle & air transfer
  • This operator can help select your international flights, but you'll have to book them yourself help
  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day
  • 1-2
    Papaya Holiday Home Budget guest house in or near Kampala (Uganda)
    All Meals Included
  • 3-4
    Gorilla CloseUp Lodge Budget lodge bordering Bwindi NP (Uganda) without fences
    All Meals Included
  • 5
    Inside Afrika Boutique Hotel Mid-range hotel in or near Kigali (Rwanda)
    All Meals Included
  • 6
    Seni Hotel Budget guest house in or near Kibondo (Tanzania)
    All Meals Included
  • 7-10
    Mango Bandas Budget banda inside Mahale Mountains NP (Tanzania)
    All Meals Included
  • 11
    Budget camping Inside Katavi NP (Tanzania)
    All Meals Included
  • 12-13
    Katavi Park Bandas Budget banda inside Katavi NP (Tanzania)
    All Meals Included
  • 14-16
    Lake Shore Lodge Luxury lodge in or near Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania)
    All Meals Included
  • 17
    Guest House Budget guest house in or near Mpanda (Tanzania)
    All Meals Included
  • 18
    End of tour (No accommodation)
    Breakfast & Lunch Included

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  • This tour is offered by Clutch Adventures, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rate will likely change.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.
  • The exact order, content and rate of this tour is subject to availability.
  • Gorilla tracking permits are subject to availability.