Seniors Gorilla – Chimpanzee – Wildlife Safaris
Discover two of Africa’s safest Countries in the Heart of Africa – Uganda and Rwanda on a Seniors Safari Holida
5 % Discounted Senior Citizen Holiday Safaris in Uganda – Rwanda with Kabiza Wilderness Safaris
Most of us dreamed in our youth about traveling, about going to Africa on Safari. Over our lifetime we have seen countless of National Geographic and other wildlife presentations such as from BBC, or PBS. We may not as young as we used to be but the dreams, the Safari Yearnings within linger on.
We at Kabiza Wilderness Safaris understand the dreams and we call them Safari Yearnings and we know how to satisfy those Safari Yearnings and for years we have taken Seniors on Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda, two of Africa’s Friendliest Countries according to a survey of the African Economist Magazine.
We will not put Bungee-Jumping into the River Nile into your Seniors Safari Itinerary but you might enjoy a Sunset Cruise with the restored, original African Queen on the River Nile that was used on the movie set back in the 1950’s.
When it comes to lodgings, we use better-budget and upmarket lodging. Better-Budget means the best of Budget Lodges interspersed with moderate ones here and there, always with en-suite bath.
As a Boutique Safari Company we will design the just right Seniors Safari Tour in Uganda and Rwanda for you whether it be better-budget or upmarket. We understand Seniors – the Director of Kabiza Wilderness Safaris at 70 is one himself…enjoy your Seniors Safari Tour Holiday in Rwanda and Uganda.
What can I do on a Seniors African Safari in Uganda or Rwanda?
Gorilla Tracking can be done in both Uganda and Rwanda, presently in Uganda Gorilla Permits cost 600 usd and in Rwanda 750 usd. During the off-season months of April, May, November, Gorilla Permits in Uganda are 350 usd per person.
Gorilla Tracking can range from easy to difficult, we will arrange for a group that meets your fitness level. Some Gorilla Groups only take 2 to3 hours to track while others take 5 hours or longer.
Call it Gorilla Tracking or Trekking – it is worth the cost of the permits and no one complaints when they have completed their Trek, they are simply in a state of awe.
You can track Chimpanzees both in Rwanda and Uganda, the best park where to track chimpanzees is Kibale Forest, here you can also go on a chimpanzee habituation experience which is all day with the chimpanzees and researchers.
Chimpanzee tracking can also be done in Uganda in Budongo Forest, Kyambura Gorge, Semliki Forest, Kalinzu Forest and Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda.
One often sees a lot more than Chimpanzees, in both Kibale Forest and Nyungwe Forest where there are 13 species of Primates.
Golden Monkeys are only found in the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In Rwanda, Golden Monkeys are tracked in Volcanoes National Park and it can be an easy add-on to your Gorilla Safari there. In Uganda they are found in Mgahinga Gorilla Park. a small park, but many activities.
Mgahinga Gorilla Park Golden Monkey is easily added on to Gorilla Tracking if you track gorillas in the Rushaga or Nkuringo section of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.
Wildlife Game Drives:
There are 10 Wildlife Game Parks in Uganda, 4 of which are savannah parks. Kidepo Valley Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park. Akagera National Park is the only savannah park in Rwanda where one can go on game drives.
Kidepo Valley Park is one of the best parks in East Africa – CNN named it as the 6th best park in Africa, it is remote and unvisited since it takes a full day to reach there.
Murchison Falls National Park is the best all-around park with accessibility from Kampala with a variety of wildlife and birds to seen here.
Queen Elizabeth Park is home to the tree-climbing lions. Game drives are about three hours in length and each one is like unwrapping a gift, you never know what you find.
Boat Safaris are enjoyable part of a Seniors Wildlife Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. You can enjoy the River Nile with its abundant wildlife in Murchison Falls Park, along Kazinga Channel, and glide along Lake Mburo.
In Rwanda you can take a Boat Safari while visiting Akagera National Park on Lake Ihema which is one of the highlights visiting this savannah park.
Nature – Birding Walks:
Both Uganda and Rwanda offer some excellent Nature Walks within various National Park. In or near Uganda’s park there is Budongo Forest near Murchison Falls where you visit the Royal Mile for birding, track chimpanzees, take various nature walks here. Near here you track Rhinos on foot at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Kibale Forest is another area for Nature Walk lover Chimpanzee tracking, add a visit to Bigodi wetlands sanctuary, a top of the world hike where you pass by 3 crater lakes, villages, tea plantations.
Queen Elizabeth with its Maramagambo Forest, Banded Mongoose Tracking, a nature walk along the Ntungwe River in Ishasha.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest offers a walk through the forest 7 hours in length. Rwanda offers natue walks in Volcanoes National Park and there are 130 kilometers of trails in Nyungwe Forest. Lots of opportunities to get out of the vehicle into the wild of Uganda and Rwanda.
Uganda is the most culturally diverse country in Africa – Rwanda brings rich and unique to Africa Cultures. You will experience Africa;s heritage and cultures in those two countries. Village Visits, hands on cultural experiences including craft making, drumming and dancing and more.
Enjoy the Cultures and People of Uganda and Rwanda.
We pick only lodges with bath, have mosquito netting, offer good food and service for our clients. We constantly review the lodges that we use and suggest based on client input, our driver-guides and personal inspection.
Lodges are one of the keys to a successful safari. With upmarket lodges you more of a standard of quality when it comes to rooms, food and service.
Lodges and Uganda as it is with Hotels have not yet learned the Seniors Discount as other countries – you do however receive discount from Kabiza Wilderness Safaris.
Your Driver-Guide is the key to a successful safari for you. We fully realize that and attempt to have only the best of the best.
We try to find people who understand the needs of our clients, even adjust the itinerary to the liking of the client. Are people of integrity and honesty that only seek what is best for you.
We use only the best Driver Guides for your Seniors Safari.
With your input we create a safari that represents you and your wishes and that reflects the things you would like to do and see in Uganda and Rwanda.
The creation of a safari is something we take quite interesting and take our time to create a handcrafted a safari that is suitable for you.
We take your input in regards to parks, activities, lodging quality and flesh it out in an itinerary that reflects you.
There is only one thing we do – create memorable safaris in Uganda – Rwanda.
Discounted Senior Safari Tours in Uganda – Rwanda:
Seniors over 55 on their African Safari with us receive a 5% Senior Discount which depending on the Safari can be a sizeable savings or you from our already low and affordable price for a quality Safari without compromise.
Additional Discounts can be taken advantage of by you if you take your safari during the off-season. Your savings will be an additional 250 us as during April, May and November of the year Gorilla Permits are discounted to 350 USD instead of the normal 600 USD Price.
Over 40% of our Clients are over 60 and we do our best in creating a safari that is you and that meets your needs and budget. Uganda and Rwanda – Ebola Free await you to fulfill your inner Safari Yearnings since your youth. Enjoy the Land of a thousand Hills – Rwanda and Uganda the Pearl of Africa on a Seniors Safari with Kabiza Wilderness Safaris
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If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” John Hemingway, African Journeys
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