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Uganda Adventure Safari

Inspirational safari adventure to Uganda

A comprehensive adventure through Uganda, this itinerary is 12 nights with your own private guide where you will journey to Uganda's wildlife parks. See not only gorillas and chimps but a host of other wildlife too. There's also plenty of opportunity to engage with the local people and learn more from the various cultural groups you will encounter.

During your trip, you will visit Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi Forest, and Lake Mburo National Parks with your own experienced wildlife guide. You will stay in recommended and well-located lodges and camps and enjoy a host of activities which include tracking gorillas and chimps, game drives, boat cruises, birdwatching, hikes and visiting a Rhino Sanctuary. Wildlife you can expect to see include elephant, cape buffalo, warthog, leopard, hyena, mongoose, waterbuck, Ugandan Kob, hippo and prolific bird life. There are also the famous tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drives on this journey will be long but the views are certainly worth it.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Entebbe International
  • 1 night - Hotel No. 5, Entebbe & Kampala
  • 2 nights - Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison Falls
  • 2 nights - Primate Lodge, Kibale
  • 2 nights - Mweya Safari Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • 2 nights - Ishasha Wilderness Camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • 2 nights - Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi
  • 1 night - Mihingo Lodge, Lake Mburo
  • Ends - Transfer to Entebbe International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Uganda
  • Nights Icon 12 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Entebbe International

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Day 1

Arrive at Entebbe Airport in Uganda where you will be met and privately driven to your hotel in the city.

  • 1 night

Hotel No.5
Bed & Breakfast | Standard Room
Uganda

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Paraa safari lodge breakfast on the terrace 1280
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Day 2 - 4

Today you will be met by your private guide and who take you on the +-5-6-hour to Murchison Falls National Park.

  • 2 nights

Paraa Safari Lodge
Full Board | Deluxe Room
Uganda

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Primate Lodge exterior view
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Day 4 - 6

Today you and your driver will head south to the area surrounding Kibale National Park. The journey will be approximately 6-hours.

  • 2 nights

Primate Lodge
Full Board | Luxury Cottage
Uganda

Primate Lodge double room
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Day 6 - 8

Head further south today for +-2.5-hours to your lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

  • 2 nights

Mweya Safari Lodge
Full Board | Deluxe Room
Uganda

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Day 8 - 10

Today’s journey will be game viewing through Queen Elizabeth National Park to your camp in the Ishasha sector.

  • 2 nights

Ishasha Wilderness Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Uganda

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Day 10 - 12

Today’s drive will be +-3-hours to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for your gorilla trekking experience.

  • 2 nights

Buhoma Lodge
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Uganda

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Day 12

Today’s journey will be 6-7-hours to your lodge in the Lake Mburo National Park.

  • 1 night

Mihingo Lodge
Full Board | Luxury Cottage
Uganda

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Day 13

Today’s drive back to the Entebbe Airport will be 5-6-hours. Here you will catch your international flight home.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Beverages (excluding premium brands) at Ishasha Wilderness and Buhoma Lodge
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • Private safari guide and vehicle
  • National Park Fees
  • Gorilla permits
  • Chimp permits
  • Visit to Rhino Sanctuary, Boat Cruises at Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth and Batwa Cultural Experience
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Excludes

  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Beverages with the exception of Ishasha Wilderness and Buhoma Lodge
  • Additional activities or options on offer
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Primate Trekking Icon Primate Trekking
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Warthog
    Warthog
  • Uganda Cob
    Uganda Kob
  • Shoebill Stork
    Shoebill Stork
  • Nubian Giraffe
    Nubian Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • Flamingo
    Flamingo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Chimpanzee
    Chimpanzee
  • Colobus Monkey
    Colobus Monkey
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
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