Safari Tour of Uganda

Highlights: Game drives - Boat rides - Chimp trekking - Gorilla Trekking

Other departures: Manchester - £3775, Newcastle - £3769, Glasgow - £3795

Day 1: Flight from London.

Day 2: Arrival Entebbe
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda and after finalizing the formalities, you shall be welcomed by your guide, who will then drive you to your hotel.

Accommodation: Serena Lake Victoria Hotel
Meal: B,-,-

Day 3:Drive to Kibale National
After breakfast, you will drive to Kibale National Park, along the way you will pass many tea plantations where you will have the opportunity to visit a tea factory. You will continue and on the way stop in Fort Portal. In the afternoon you will arrive at your accommodation.

Accommodation: Crater Safari Lodge
Meal: B,L,D

Day 4:Chimpanzee Trekking - Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast you will go for Chimp tracking and enjoy a wonderful forest experience. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park contains one of the most beautiful and varying tracts of tropical forest in the whole of Uganda. This is home to 13 species of primate including chimpanzees. The park’s highest point is at 1590m above sea level. After lunch you shall proceed to Queen Elisabeth National Park, enjoy a game drive on your way in. Named after her Majesty the Queen of England, it is Uganda's most popular and most scenic game reserves. It stretches from the crater-dotted foothills of the Rwenzori range in the north, along the shores of Lake Edward to the remote Ishasha River in the south, incorporating a wide variety of habitats that range from savanna and wetlands and lowland forest

Accommodation: Katara Lodge
Meal: B,L,D

Day 5: Game Drive, Boat Ride on the Kazinga Channel
Have an Early Morning Game Drive. There are over 100 mammal species that include Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephants and the elusive Giant Forest Hog in this park. The Primates include Chimps, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black faced Red Colobus, and Red tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons. Return to the Lodge. In the afternoon, you shall have a boat ride on Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park, from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and Crater Lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.

Accommodation: Katara Lodge
Meal: B,L,D

Day 6: Game Drive in Ishasha, drive to Lake Buyonyi
Depart for Lake Bunyonyi in the Morning. On your way you will have a game drive in Ishasha sector Wilderness where the Tree Climbing Lions are found, then continue to Lake Bunyonyi. Along the way you will have spectacular breathtaking views of the terraced hills in Kabale. Kabale is very hilly and in most instances referred to as the Switzerland of Uganda.

Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort
Meal: B,L,D

Day 7: Drive to Bwindi for Gorilla Trekking
This morning you will get up very early to and drive to Bwindi for the gorilla trekking. Trekking the Mountain Gorilla is one of the most exciting wildlife experiences on earth. The trek will take between 2 and 6 hours, but is well worth the effort. You will be led by an experienced ranger who will tell you interesting facts about flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas. As an alternative to gorilla trekking, there are several walks that can take you. The Mubwindi Swamp Trail takes about 3 hours and goes through parts of the park where there are elephants. Another 6-hour hike leads up to the peak in Rwamunyoni to 2,607m.

Accommodation: Bird’s Nest Resort
Meal: B,L,D

Day 8: Drive to Kampala
After an early breakfast, you will start your journey back to Kampala. Cross the equator and have time to take photos at the equator. Buy a few souvenirs and have a quick picnic lunch. Afterwards you will drive to the Airport.

Meal: B,L,-

Offer Includes

Flights from London with Emirates
Airports taxes
Accommodation as per the itinerary
A professional and experienced English speaking guide
Transportation in 4*4 Vehicle with pop up roof
Fuel on the entire tour
All entrance fees and game drive fees, all relevant government tax
Mineral water while on the tour

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary