Quintessential Uganda – 10 Days

Your own privately guided tour of South-West Uganda. Two opportunities to participate in both the habituation and tracking of wild Chimpanzees, safaris to spot game in Queen Elizabeth National Park and a trek to seek out the rare Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Round off the trip in beautiful Lake Mburo National Park before departing Entebbe.

Price Guide: From US $3,648- $4,909 per person – see below for pricing information

Arrive in Entebbe off your international flight. We will meet you upon arrival and chat through the exciting days to come! If you arrive during the day you could take a relaxing Sunset Cruise on Lake Victoria, the perfect welcome to Uganda.

You’ll stay at our very own Boutique Hotel – Karibu Entebbe

Lake Victoria Sunest 2 Experience Uganda

Drive to Kibale Forest stopping en-route for lunch in pleasant Fort Portal. The next day you’ ll not trek chimps with the other tourists, but take a full-day “habituation” experience. This lets you not only have more time with the Chimpanzees, but gain a deeper insight into their fascinating daily lives from the rangers and researchers whom will escort you into the forest.

You’ll spend two nights in the rainforest, in your own Forest Cottage at Primate Lodge (mid range) or Ndali Lodge (luxury)

Chimpanzee Kibale 2 Experience Uganda

Head South today into the Northern (Mweya) section of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You’ll have a chance to spot game from both your vehicle and a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel.

You’ll stay at Bush Lodge (mid range) on the edge of the water, or in a deluxe tent at the superbly positioned Mweya Safari Lodge overlooking the Kazinga Channel.

Elephant in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, Africa

This morning you’ll head early to the Kyambura Gorge, a dense swath of Jungle cutting into the edge of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Seek out the resident chimpanzee popilation on foot, then drive further South to the more remote Southern (Ishasha) Sector. A real wilderness with the chance to spot the impressive tree-climbing lions. Spend 2 days on safari in this wild part of Uganda.

Stay at Ishasha Jungle Lodge (mid-range) or  Ishasha Wilderness Camp (luxury).

Tree Climbing Lion 6 Ishasha Experience Uganda

An exciting two days in the aptly named Impenetrable Forest, the highlight an unforgettable chance to come close to the majestic Mountain Gorilla.

The original homestead, Buhoma Lodge (luxury) is a cosy retreat after a long day trekking or stay at Engagi Lodge (mid-range)

Gorilla Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Experience Uganda

You’ll begin making your way back North, stopping over in this tranquil and picturesque park. A pleasant boat ride and game drive await. Also on offer is the chance to stretch your legs with a variety of active safari activities.

Stay in the excellently located Rwakobo Rock (mid range) or the supurbly designed Mihingo Lodge (luxury)

Fish Eagle in flight Experience Uganda

Enjoy a leisurely morning safari in lake Mburo, if you want, stop at Mbamba swamp en-route to Entebbe for a canoe trip to spot the unique Shoebill Stork.

Depart Uganda this evening – we can arrange an additional night in Entebbe for people with morning flights out.

Shoebill Mabamba Swamp 6 Experience Uganda

Add an extra night in Bwindi and a second Gorilla Trek

Baby gorilla

See Queen Elizabeth National Park at sunrise from Hot Air Balloon

Murchison Falls Sunrise Experience Uganda

 

Take a boat trip to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary near Entebbe

Chimpanzee Ngamba Experience Uganda

Add on some days in Murchison Falls National Park or relax at the Source of the Nile in Jinja

Murchsion Falls Experience Uganda

View game from horseback in Lake Mburo National Park

Horseback at Mihingo

Mid-Range - Guided

US $ 3,648

Per Person in Low Season
  • Gorilla & Chimpanzee Permits
  • Private 4 x 4 Safari Van
  •  Experienced Safari Guide
  • See below for more inclusions

Luxury - Guided

US $ 4,909

Per Person in Low Season
  • Gorilla & Chimpanzee Permits
  • Private 4×4 LandCruiser, Guide & Private Excursions
  • Top Level Accommodation
  • See below for more inclusions
What do we include?

All Safaris include: Accommodation, All Meals, National Park Entry Fees, Gorilla tracking permits, Chimpanzee tracking permits, all listed activities (apart from the optional additions), Flying Doctors Emergency Evacuation Cover.

What’s Not included?

International Flights, Uganda Entry Visa, Personal Travel Insurance, Personal Drinks, Gratuities

* The above prices are an indication of cost based on 2 people travelling in Low Season in 2018. Please get in touch with us and we can discuss what works best for your preferences and budget

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