7 Days of Uganda Essentials

Starting fromUSD 3620 per person sharing

Enjoy thrilling up close encounters with the Uganda gorillas and set off on a 7 day Uganda safari tour with Safari365. 

Tour Itinerary


Day 1 - 2: Entebbe International Airport, Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by a Safari365 representative and transferred to the hotel, for the night on a bed and breakfast basis.

Day 2 - 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast you will be met by your guide and depart for Queen Elizabeth Park. En route, have lunch in the in the vibrant town of Mbarara – the largest urban centre in Western Uganda and centre of the former Ankole Kingdom. From Mbarara follow the surfaced road via Ishaka towards the Kichwamba Escarpment which offers spectacular views over the Savannah Plains of the Queen Elizabeth National Park featuring one of Africa's largest mountain ranges - namely the famous Ruwenzori Mountains - in the background. Upon descending the Escarpment the road passes though the Queen Elizabeth National Park, here Uganda Kobs are abundant and there may be a chance to observe elephants or buffaloes in the distance.

Upon arrival at the Uganda wildlife lodge embark on an evening game drive (time permitting) in the Queen Elizabeth National Park enjoying spectacular wildlife sightings of leopard, elephant, and various antelope species. The Uganda safari continues the next day with early morning and afternoon game drives into the prime game viewing areas of Queen Elizabeth Park. However lions are most reliably sighted on the typical open East African Savannah Kasenyi Plain. This area is known as the main breeding ground of the Uganda Kobs on which the prides of lion prey. 

Day 4 - 6: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

This morning, undertake a game drive in the Ishasha Plains in the South Western part of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Ishasha region is well known for its tree-climbing lion population and one may even see these predators in action. Leaving the Ishasha Plains behind, continue on a scenic drive through breathtaking scenery of rolling hills and terraced fields. Arrive at the Uganda Gorilla tracking safari lodge in the mid afternoon / early evening.

After breakfast the following day travel into the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to half of the world's population of mountain gorillas and the start of the Uganda gorilla tracking safari. A Uganda gorilla tracking safari is a truly captivating and unforgettable experience.

Day 6 - 7: Lake Mburo National Park

Leaving the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the Uganda safari continues to Lake Mburo National Park. Depart (with packed lunch) towards the town of Rukungiri. From Rukungiri, travel along a surfaced road, passing the vibrant town of Mbarara – the largest urban centre in Western Uganda and centre of the former Ankole Kingdom. Upon arrival at the entrance gate of the Lake Mburo National park, observe the herds of Ankole cattle. Embark on a game drive in the national park, en route to the Uganda safari lodge. After check in, enjoy a boat trip, featuring spectacular sightings of hippo, crocodile, buffalo, and various antelope, as well as over 300 species of bird along the shores of Lake Mburo.

Day 7: Kampala

This morning's program is an early bush/game walk with an armed ranger and visit a natural salt lick, frequented by wildlife. In the course of the morning depart pass through a small settlement known for its Buganda Royal drum-makers and through a patch of medium-altitude rainforest, before reaching Kampala. Upon arrival in Kampala, transfer to the Entebbe International Airport for Your international flight, concluding your Uganda gorilla tracking safari.


What kind of traveller are you?

Our itineraries all follow the best possible routing, yet the quoted price can vary greatly based on the level of accommodation chosen. What kind of a traveller are you?

Budget

From
USD 3,620 per person sharing
TYPICAL ACCOMMODATION:
  • Value focussed hotels and safari lodges
  • Safe and secure locations, we have personally visited and vetted
  • Typical 3-star level, clean and comfortable

Mid-Range

From
USD 4,525 per person sharing
TYPICAL ACCOMMODATION:
  • Mid-range hotels and safari lodges
  • Safe and secure locations, we have personally visited and vetted
  • Good locations in prime wildlife areas
  • Typical 4-star level, good service and attention to detail

Luxury

From
USD 5,655 per person sharing
TYPICAL ACCOMMODATION:
  • The top luxury hotels and safari lodges in Africa
  • Safe and secure locations, we have personally visited and vetted
  • Highly personalised attention to detail comparable to any 5star hotel worldwide
  • Sublime settings and wildlife location
  • The finest culinary experiences available in Africa

Included in all Safari365 tours:

  • Best rates guaranteed
  • Access to our 24 hour emergency assist centre during travel
  • Full customization of your final itinerary to suit your exact needs
  • Assisting you throughout the booking process and whilst you are travelling

Why you should choose Safari365 to book your luxury African safari adventure tour

PERSONALIZED ATTENTION

We book less than 2000 guests to Africa annually.

BEST RATE GUARANTEED

Our rates are 10-15% cheaper than booking direct.

TAILOR-MADE ITINERARIES

Unique personal suggestions - no obligation.

FINANCIAL SECURITY

Travel Protection guaranteed with SATSA.

AFRICA-BASED

Head office in Africa, we are with you every step of the way.

GLOBAL PRESENCE

Sales Offices on three continents.

GIVE US A CALL ON +27 (21) 418-1325
TOLL-FREE USA ONLY 0877 843-1621
TOLL-FREE UK ONLY 080 823-44485
BRAZIL ONLY +55 11 2476-1102
TOLL-FREE AUS ONLY 1800 004 296

Our Newsletter

Our monthly newsletter showcases the best of African travel as it happens. Receive the latest travel deals, destination updates, and other important information for planning an African safari.

GET OUR NEWSLETTER

Localisation Tools

SELECT LANGUAGE:
SELECT CURRENCY:

Insurance & Accreditation

SATSA
SATIB Insurance Brokers
Travel Smart Crew
Safari365 Across the Web
Africa Geographic Discovery Channel
Animal Planet Lonely Planet Trip Advisor
Logo Safari Sm Copyright © 2017 Safari365. All rights reserved