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Uganda and Seychelles Vacation

Inspirational safari & beach holiday to Uganda and Seychelles

Adventure, culture, gorillas, big game and idyllic Indian Ocean beach, it's all packed into this fortnight trip. In Uganda, together with your private guide you will explore rainforests, savannas and mountains and encounter a host of wildlife. Visit Jinja, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park, staying in luxury properties well located for your activities. Highlights include tracking gorillas and chimpanzees, game drives and boat cruises in search of big game, adrenalin activities at Jinja and interactions with the wonderful Ugandan people.     

A quick overnight in Nairobi and you are off to the beautiful islands of the Seychelles. A tropical paradise unlike any other, the stunning beaches of the Seychelles are a dream destination.  Enjoy the hospitality at the tranquil Carana Beach, the ideal spot for some R&R after an action-packed safari.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Entebbe International
  • 3 nights - Wildwaters Lodge, Jinja, Uganda
  • 2 nights - Mweya Safari Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
  • 2 nights - Ishasha Wilderness Camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
  • 2 nights - Buhoma Lodge, Bwindi, Uganda
  • 1 night - Hemingways Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 5 nights - Carana Beach Hotel, Mahé, Seychelles
  • Ends - Transfer to Mahe for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Seychelles, Uganda
  • Nights Icon 15 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Tailor-made itineraries

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 - 4

Arrive at Entebbe Airport where you will be met and driven to your lodge in Jinja.

  • 3 nights

Wildwaters Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
Uganda

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Day 4 - 6

Return to Entebbe Airport to fly via light aircraft to the Mweya sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Your private driver/ guide who will then drive you to your lodge.

  • 2 nights

Mweya Safari Lodge
Full Board | Standard Room
Uganda

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Day 6 - 8

Today, you will head out with your guide to the Ishasha sector of the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

  • 2 nights

Ishasha Wilderness Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Uganda

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Day 8 - 10

Today you will be driven to your lodge in Bwindi Forest National Park.

  • 2 nights

Buhoma Lodge
Full Board | Cottage Room
Uganda

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Day 10

Today you will be driven to the Kihihi airstrip for your via light aircraft flight to Entebbe Airport. Here you will connect with a flight to Nairobi in Kenya. You will then be taken to your hotel for the night.

  • 1 night

Hemingways Nairobi
Bed and Breakfast | Deluxe Suite
Kenya

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Day 11 - 16

Fly today from Nairobi International Airport to Mahé Airport in the Seychelles. A private driver will then drive you to your hotel on the island.

  • 5 nights

Carana Beach Hotel
Half Board | Ocean View Chalet
Seychelles

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Day 16

Return today to Mahé Airport where you will check in for your international flight home.

We've got you covered

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 or per family sharing basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Transportation with exclusive use of 4X4 safari vehicle as per itinerary
  • Private professional English speaking safari guide
  • One boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • One gorilla tracking permit in Bwindi National Park [age restriction: 15 years minimum]
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

Our trips offer 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
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Quad Biking Icon Quad Biking
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse riding
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkeling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Watersports
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walk
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
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.

  • Whale Shark
    Whale Shark
  • String Ray
    Sting Ray
  • Puffer Fish
    Puffer Fish
  • Manta Ray
    Manta Ray
  • Loggerhead Sea Turtle
    Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Lionfish
    Lionfish
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leatherback Turtle
    Leatherback Turtle
  • Humpback Whale
    Humpback Whale
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Hawksbill turtle
    Hawksbill Turtle
  • Gorilla
    Gorilla
  • Flamingo
    Flamingo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Coral
    Coral
  • Chimp
    Chimpanzee
  • Colobus Monkey
    Colobus Monkey
  • Bushbuck
    Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Barracuda
    Barracuda
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries

TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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