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Rumanyika – Karagwe National Park & Rubondo Island National Park

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Tour Duration: 05 Days and 04 Nights
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Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park & Rubondo Island National Park 

Rumanyika Game Reserve is located around Lake Victoria in the Kagera Region, North West of Tanzania. It is adjacent to Biharamulo and Burigi Game Reserve, and also within the Kishanda valley in the same region. The Park is said to be one of the best places for hunting. Kagera River is the main source of water for this park and nourishes its rich resources. Leopard, Hippos, Roan antelopes, Buffalo and many more are found in this Park

Rubondo Island National Park – The largest island national park in Africa, Rubondo offers a truly off-the-beaten-track. Rubondo Island lies in the southern part of Lake Victoria (the second-largest lake in Africa, after Lake Tanganyika). The island is 26km in length, and varies in width from 3km to 10km

Tour Overview:

Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park & Rubondo National Park  – 5 days / 4 nights

Abundance of wildlife Abundance of wildlife found in Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park  include; elephants, elands, waterbucks, roan antelopes, giraffes, warthogs, lions, hippos and some many bird 

You will enjoy activities such as hunting and Bird watching. 

Rubondo Island National Park is 75 percent forest, which guests can explore on drives and walks while learning about the animals and plants that make up this extraordinary protected ecosystem. Wake up to the serene lake views from your beachfront cottage and enjoy catch-and-release-fishing the massive Nile perch and tilapia that dwell in the surrounding waters in the afternoon. The trip will cover you with wildlife and natural vegetation experience. 

Key Information:
  • Daily departure for this trip itinerary / tour
  • 5 days / 4 nights safari trip
  • Destinations: Lake Victoria, Kagera river, Rumanyika National Park & Rubondo Island
  • English Safari Driver Guide / Request new language
  • Payments accepted: Bank transfer/credit card/Revolut/PayPal/Bitcoin/USDT
Highlights:
  • Game drive Safari in a 4 x 4 Land Cruiser or Land rover Safari Vehicle
  • Walking safaris guided by a Park Ranger / Hunting
  • Night Game drives, canoeing, boat excursions and camping
  • Explore: Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park / Hunting activities
  • See the Roan Antelopes, leopard, hyena and Hippos, crocodiles and Lions, Chimpanzee
  • Eland, impala, bushbuck and buffaloes & Variety of Bird species
  • Professional services from our experienced staff and guised.

Departure & Return Location

Trip starts from Bukoba town / Airport and ends at Mwanza Airport (or upon your request)

Safari Package Includes

  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with photographic roof hatch and guaranteed window seats
  • Services of a professional English (or of your request) speaking safari guide
  • All game drives as mentioned
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees
  • Road Transfers from / to Airport in Kigoma return
  • 2 liter mineral water per person/day during game drive

Safari Package Excludes

  • International Flights
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fee
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges
  • Laundry

Standard Option

  • 1 person US$2,382
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$1,710
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$1,510
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$1,410
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$1,350
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$1,310

Comfort Option

  • 1 person US$2,454
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$1,758
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$1,558
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$1,458
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$1,398
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$1,358

Luxury Option

  • 1 person US$4,038
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$3,318
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$3,118
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$3,018
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$2,958
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$2,918

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Bukoba – Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park

Morning after breakfast from your lodge in Bukoba town, you will drive to Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park.  Alternatively, you can fly from Bukoba to Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park Airstrip within the Park.

Enjoy your game drive within Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park. During your game drive expect to see Roan Antelopes, leopards, hyena and Hippos, crocodiles and Lions. 

Furthermore, expect to see Eland, impala, waterbuck, Reedbuck, bushbuck and buffaloes.

 

You will retire your day for dinner and overnight accommodation as per arrangements; see optional accommodation below; 

 

Standard Accommodation:  Camping in Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park (all meals included)

Comfort Accommodation: Bufumbira Hotel in Murongo (all meals included)

Luxury Accommodation: Rumanyika Game Lodge-Ibanda (all meals included)

DAY 2: Full day Game drive and activities in Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park

Early Morning after breakfast, with an armed Ranger, you will go for a walking game safari experience in Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park. Depending on your interest, you can go from a 4 to 5 hours walking safari or 2 to 3 hour walking game safari. 

You will have an afternoon at leisure or go for a cultural tour around Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park villages. 

You will have dinner and overnight accommodation at your lodge / camps as per arrangements. See below options; 

 

Standard Accommodation:  Camping in Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park (all meals included)

Comfort Accommodation: Bufumbira Hotel in Murongo (all meals included)

Luxury Accommodation: Rumanyika Game Lodge-Ibanda (all meals included)

DAY 3: Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park – Bukoba – Muganza - Rubondo National Park

Early morning after breakfast from your hotel, you will drive to Muganza village which is approximately 3 hours away by car. This village is the embarkation point to Rubondo Island National Park. 

Having been organized by the Rubondo management authority, they will have the boat ready for the 30 minute boat-ride from Muganza Village across to Rubondo Island National park.   After check-in to your camp / hostel/lodge, you will indulge yourself in the life of Rubondo Island National Park activities. 

You can go for a guided hiking / walking safari around the dense forest of Rubondo Island where you can get to see a lot of wildlife. Alternatively, go for the organized game drive. You can expected to see; hippo, bushbuck, vervet, sitatunga, crocodiles, elephants, chimpanzee, giraffe, black and white colobus monkeys, suni and grey parrots, buffalos, bushpig, hyrax, warthog and large spotted genet cat. 

After your day 1 activities in Rubondo Island National Park, you will retire for dinner and overnight accommodation as per arrangements. 

Standard Accommodation:  Rubondo Camping accommodation, all meals included.

Comfort Accommodation: TANAPA Rest Hostels, Bandas in Rubondo, all meals included.

Luxury Accommodation: Rubondo Island Camp, all meals included.

Day 4: Full day at Rubondo Island National Park

After breakfast from your camp/hostel/lodge, you will go on with the arranged activities for the day. This includes game drives in Rubondo National park, boating trips around Rubondo Island, sport fishing at extra costs. 

Alternatively, you can just sit back and relax with all the beach leisure that Rubondo Island has got to offer to the visitors. 

You will retire your day for dinner and overnight accommodation as per arranged accommodation. See below options; 

Standard Accommodation:  Rubondo Camping accommodation, all meals included.

Comfort Accommodation: TANAPA Rest Hostels, Bandas in Rubondo, all meals included.

Luxury Accommodation: Rubondo Island Camp, all meals included.

Day 5: Depart Rubondo Island National Park – Mwanza Airport

Morning after breakfast from Rubondo Island, you will embark on your boat and cross Lake Victoria to get to Muganza Village where you will meet your driver and drive to Mwanza Airport for your next destination. 

You will leave Africa but Africa will never leave you!

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