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7-Day Uganda Safari: Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Lake Mburo


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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda - Kampala or Entebbe

Your adventure begins with a warm Ugandan welcome as you touch down at Entebbe Airport. A seamless transfer takes you to your chosen accommodation in the vibrant city of Kampala or the tranquil town of Entebbe. Take the evening to unwind, savoring the anticipation of the journey ahead amidst the cultural tapestry of Uganda.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Airport Guest House

MID-RANGE: Cassia Lodge

SEMI-LUXURY: Kampala Serena Hotel

LUXURY: Protea Hotel by Marriott

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Evening Game Drive

Rise with the sun and set out on a scenic journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a haven of wilderness and wonder. Upon arrival, settle into your lodge before embarking on an exhilarating evening game drive. Witness the drama of the savanna unfolding before you as lions prowl, elephants roam, and the African sky blazes with color as the day surrenders to night.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Bush Lodge

MID-RANGE: Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge

SEMI-LUXURY: Mweya Safari Lodge

LUXURY: Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Day 3: Kyambura Gorge - Chimpanzee Tracking and Kazinga Channel Cruise

Today beckons you into the enigmatic depths of Kyambura Gorge, where the echoes of chimpanzee calls lead you on an intimate tracking experience. After communing with our closest relatives in the animal kingdom, glide along the Kazinga Channel on a boat cruise, encountering a symphony of wildlife along the verdant banks and shimmering waters.

Following an exciting day of Chimpanzee tracking and game, return to your accommodation for another restful night (see above).

Day 4: Ishasha and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Exploration

Venture forth on a picturesque journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, passing through the renowned Ishasha sector, home to the elusive tree-climbing lions. The mist-shrouded allure of Bwindi welcomes you as you settle into your lodge, preparing for the profound encounter awaiting you tomorrow.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Buhoma Community Rest Camp

MID-RANGE: Engagi Lodge

SEMI-LUXURY: Mahogany Springs Lodge

LUXURY: Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge

Day 5: Bwindi Forest - Gorilla Trekking Expedition

Embark on a soul-stirring journey into the dense emerald embrace of Bwindi Forest, where the enigmatic mountain gorillas await your presence. Guided by expert trackers, delve into the heart of this ancient ecosystem, forging a connection with these gentle giants that transcends words. The encounter is a testament to the power of nature's grace.

Following an exciting day of gorilla trekking, return to your accommodation for another restful night (see above).

Day 6: Lake Mburo National Park - Evening Safari Adventure

Bid adieu to Bwindi's mystical allure as you journey to Lake Mburo National Park, a hidden gem teeming with biodiversity. An evening safari unveils a panorama of wildlife against the backdrop of acacia-dotted plains, offering glimpses of zebras, giraffes, and the elusive leopard in their natural habitat.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Eagle's Nest Camp

MID-RANGE: Rwakobo Rock

SEMI-LUXURY: Mantana Tented Camp

LUXURY: Mihingo Lodge 

Day 7: Lake Mburo Exploration and Farewell

Embrace the tranquility of Lake Mburo on a morning nature walk, where the whispers of nature create a symphony of serenity. As the day unfolds, relish the sights and sounds of the park before commencing your return journey to Kampala. Reflect on the memories woven into the fabric of your soul as you are transferred to Entebbe Airport for your flight home, bidding farewell to Uganda with a heart filled with the echoes of its wilderness.


- Accommodation at carefully selected lodges and hotels

- Meals as per the itinerary

- Park entrance fees and activity permits

- Transport in a comfortable 4x4 safari vehicle

- Professional English-speaking guide

- Chimpanzee tracking permit in Kyambura Gorge

- Gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

- Boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel

- Evening game drives in Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo

- Nature walk in Lake Mburo National Park

- Bottled water during safari activities

- Airport transfers on arrival and departure days


- International flights to and from Entebbe

- Visa fees and travel insurance

- Personal expenses such as souvenirs and laundry

- Alcoholic beverages and additional drinks

- Tips and gratuities for guides and staff

- Optional activities and excursions not mentioned in the itinerary

- Meals not specified in the itinerary