Short Uganda Safari

The 7-day trip brings you to the Uganda Western safari; where the savannah meets the tropical rainforest. Expect to see the most interesting animals of the savannahs:impalas, zebras, elands, lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, and leopard) and up to 15 primate species, including gorillas and chimpanzees 
The safari brings you to famous national parks of Western Uganda: KibaleForest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.


Day 1: Entebbe / Kampala– Kibale Forest National Park

After your breakfast, depart in direction of Kibale National Park, have a stopover in Fort Portal, the capital town of Tooro kingdom which lies on the shadow of Rwenzori Mountains, the biggest mountain range in Africa.

  • Distance:  350 km (about 6 hours)
  • Medium accommodation: Kibale Forest camp / Chimpanzee Forest Lodge (FB)
  • High range accommodation: Kyaninga lodge/ Ndale lodge/ Papaya lodge (FB)

Day 2 – Kibale Forest -Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, go for a chimpanzee tracking experience and in the afternoon transfer to the Queen Elizabeth National Park with mysterious view of the mountain of the moon. On our way, we pass on the equator famous for photo.

  • Distance:  160 km (about 3hours)
  • Medium accommodation: Bush lodge / Kasenyi game lodge (FB)
  • High accommodation:  Elephant Plains / Mweya safari Lodge (FB)

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early morning game drives experience in  the national park, with aim of seeing animal like  elephants, buffaloes, spotted hyenas, waterbucks, Ugandan kobs, and if lucky  lion and leopard . In the afternoon, take the most exciting 2 hours boat cruise on Kazinga channel, one of the most popular sites in Uganda for its concentration of wildlife and bird.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth –Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

After breakfast, drive through the National Park to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for tree climbing lions. After lunch, game drive in search of the tree climbing lions afterwards we drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. Today transfer will depend on the location of the gorilla permits and road conditions.

  • Distance: 190 km to Buhoma sector (about 5hours)/ 260 km to Rushaga  sector (about 8hours drive)
  • Medium accommodation:Haven Buhoma /  Ichumbi / Rushaga Gorilla (FB)
  • High accommodation: / Mahogany spring / Buhoma lodge/ Leisure Gorilla Rushaga (FB)

Day 5: Bwindi National Park

Today, the activity starts at 8am and you will follow the ranger guides in a group of maximum 8 people as you search for the habituated family of mountain gorillas, which was allocated according to the permits. Bwindi forest in Uganda has a population of about 370 gorillas, which is half the world population according to 2007 gorilla population surveys. It is not predictable the time you will spend to encounter the gorillas.

Day 6: Bwindi National Park - Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, proceed to Lake Mburo National Park, the smallest of Ugandan National Parks. As you enter, go for game drive in search for animal like impalas, zebras, elands and many other antelopes.

  • Distance:  250 km (about 5 hours)
  • Medium range accommodation: Rwackobo Rock / Kigambira wilderness (FB)
  • High range accommodation: Mihingo lodge / Kigambira Lodge (FB)

Day 7: Lake Mburo National Park – Entebbe

Today, early morning guided game walk in the park for the unique wildlife experience and later, depending on your flight schedule, transfer to the airport for your flight departure 

  • Distance:  350 km (about 6hours)

Note: Accommodations shall be based on client selection (high range, Medium or low budget..

TOUR COST is per person /sharing

The tariff includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Full board accommodation with meals mentioned
  • Ground transportation in modified safari car
  • English speaking Driver/Guide
  • USD 700 Gorilla and USD 150 chimpanzee permits per person per tracking
  • Entrance fees to the national park and other sites on the itinerary
  • Local government taxes

The tariff does not include:

  • Air ticket.
  • Tourist insurance health insurance
  • Entrance visas: Uganda 50 USD directly from Entebbe International Airport
  • Optional activities,
  • Personal natures and tips

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