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  • 1 day visit to Ngamba Island, Sanctuary of Chimps
  • 1 day of rafting on the white waters of the Nile
  • 1 day (with overnight) at Lake Mburo National Park
  • 1 extra night at Queen Elizabeth N.P.
  • 2 days required to do a second gorilla trekking in Rwanda
  • 3 days at Ssese Islands on Lake Victoria
  • 3 days in the east of the Country, Jinja e Mbale – Sipi Falls in Mount Elgon National Park –
  • 5 days to visit the wonderful Kidepo National Park
  • 7 days of trekking in the Rwenzori Mountains


This itinerary will allow you to see the best of Uganda: among others, the main attraction of the all region - The Mountains Gorillas – and the wonderful Queen Elizabeth National Park!


Day 1: Welcome to Uganda, The Pearl of Africa!

Arrival at Entebbe International Airport where we shall be waiting to welcome You! According to your arrival time it will be possible to organize some small activity. Later transfer to Kampala for dinner and overnight at Metropole Hotel (or similar) / Ature Guesthouse (or similar).

Day 2: To Bwindi

After an early breakfast you will leave the chaotic Kampala to enjoy the green countryside of Uganda! First stop at the Equator and in case along the colorful fruit and vegetable markets or along the craft shops (drums, traditional chairs etc.). Lunch in Mbarara, one of the most important, rich (according to the local standards) and developed town in Uganda.

Later proceed to Rukungiri town, where you will leave the tarmac road to begin the “african massage”... Arrival in Bwindi in the evening for dinner and overnight at Engagi Lodge/ Buhoma Community Bandas.

sign post to Bwindi

Day 3: The Mountains Gorillas

This will be the most important day: the gorilla trekking! After a briefing from the UWA rangers (Uganda Wildlife Authority) it will be already time to set off for the impenetrable forest...

The time you will spend in the forest is unpredictable, as it depends on the movements of gorillas in that day.. You will carry enough food and water; it is advisable to be in good fisical conditions, even if you will be helped by the porters (extra service: recommended!). Among the animals living in the forest, the golden monkeys, buffaloes, forest elephants, duikers and bushbacks, leopards, giant forest hogs etc.

You will first reach the trackers; after leaving bags and walking sticks you will soon reach the gorilla family, where you will spend one full hour in their company!! The excitement caused by the presence of these gentle primates it’s an amazing and rare adventure that for sure you will remember for ever! They are really animals lacking only the words... It is for sure an unforgettable experience to see and photograph them as they interact amongs them. Dinner and overnight at Engagi Lodge/ Buhoma Community Bandas o in Rwanda a La Palme Hotel.

Day 4: The tree climbing lions of Ishasha

tree climbing lions of Ishasha

After breakfast departure for the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha, famous for the tree climbing lions.
On arrival you will start a game drive trying to spot these amazing cats, the “small” but stubborn forest elephants and the numerous species of antilopes found here. Have your packed lunch at the charming campsite, at the border with Congo...
In the afternoon you will transfer directly to the northern sector, Mweya. Short game drive in arrival. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (or similar)/ Simba Safari Camp.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park: The Kazinga Channel

After a cup of tea or coffee, at 6:30 a.m. you will leave for game drive: this is the best time to spot hyenas, lions, leopards, giant forest hogs, hippos coming back to the rivers, huge heards of buffaloes and elephants, ugandans cobs and crested cranes (both national animals in Uganda) among others. Return in time for lunch.

In the afternoon enjoy a 2 hours boat trip in the Kazinga Channel: this real documentary will allow you to see many animals (elephants, hippos, crocodriles, antelopes etc. )and plenty of birds (African Spoon Bill, African Opened Bill, Yellow Billed Stork, Malachite Kingfisher, African Skimmer, African Fish Eagle, Squacco Heron, Hamerkop etc.); it’s an excellent and unique opportunity to take wonderful pictures!

Optional: small evening game drive around the peninsula of Mweya trying to spot the shy leopards and to enjoy the colors at the sunset.
Back for dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (or similar)/ Simba Safari Camp.

Kazinga Channel

Day 6: Ankole, Buganda and Good Bye

After breakfast head back to the capital Kampala.

You will first pass trough green tea and banana plantations; here you will be in the Ankole region, famous for its cows’s horns (impressively long!) and for its green, rolling landscapes. After Mbarara you will find Masaka, in the Buganda Kingdom, where you will stop for lunch. Later you will stop at the equator for the last shopping of souvenirs.

Finally reach Entebbe where at the convenient time you will be transferred to the Airport for your return flight.

IN THE PRICES OFFERED ARE INCLUDED: all entry fees in the National Parks and activities: the boat ride on lake Bunyonyi and the gorilla’s trekking, all the accommodations in full board (including the day of arrival), the transfer from and to the airport, the 4x4 vehicle full equipped for safari and the guide/driver, the fuel and water bottles in the car for all the trip.
EXCLUDED: Air ticket, all drinks (alcoholic and non) in the lodges and restaurants, Visa for Uganda (50 usd directly at Entebbe International Airport), Tourist Insurance/ local health Insurence and all expenses of personal nature (telephone calls, laundry, tips etc).