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Land of the Primates

Uganda in 10 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

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A rare chance to see all of Uganda's natural wonders, featuring diverse topography and multiple close encounters with native wildlife.

Trip Highlights

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    Bwindi National Park
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    Entebbe
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    Kibale National Park
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    Queen Elizabeth National Park

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Breakfast only

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  1. Departures available until December 2025

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  3. Solo travelers from + $410

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    Accommodation: 7 Nights

    Itinerary

    Start your adventure in Entebbe and head into the evergreen rainforests of Kibale National Park to track Chimpanzees and admire the untouched natural beauty of the region. Enjoy exceptional game-viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo. Enter into the Impenetrable Forest of Bwindi, home to highly endangered mountain gorillas, for an unforgettable experience.

    1st Day: US - Night on board

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    Arrive at your departure airport ready to check-in for a flight * to Entebbe. Night on board.

    *If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    2nd Day: Entebbe

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    Arrive in Entebbe, meet your guide and transfer to the hotel. A charming town, Entebbe is situated on the shore of Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, relaxing or exploring the town for a chance to experience the local culture. Overnight stay in Entebbe.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Airport Link Guest House or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    37 Reviews

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    3rd Day: Entebbe - Kibale Forest

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Set off to Kibale Forest National Park, enjoying the changing landscapes as you leave the town behind. Arrive in the afternoon and check in at your lodge. Kibale is a huge protected rainforest, known for being the home of a large number of primates such as chimpanzees red-tailed monkeys and grey-cheeked mangabey. Overnight stay in Kibale.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Guereza Canopy Lodge or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    7 Reviews

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    4th Day: Kibale Forest - Queen Elizabeth National Park

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    Breakfast at the lodge. In the morning register at the Park Offices and begin an exciting Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion. Go in search of man's most genetically similar animal, and begin with a trek through the rainforest until you make the first sightings of the Chimpanzees. Watch as the group go about their daily activities such as feeding, climbing, raising their young and noisily interacting with each other, while enjoying informative insights from your expert guide. Return to the lodge and in the afternoon head to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Warujojo Safari Lodge or similar
    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion

    Active

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    5th Day: Queen Elizabeth National Park

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    Set off early for a sunrise game drive in Uganda's most popular national park for the best chance of spotting the abundant wildlife of the region including lions, buffalo, elephants and nocturnal animals such as hyenas and leopards, with the beautiful soundtrack of morning bird song to accompany you. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast and relax at your leisure. Later, set off for an afternoon Launch Cruise on the Kanziga Channel, famous for its hippos, Nile crocodiles and buffalo. Overnight stay in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Warujojo Safari Lodge or similar
    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel

    Light

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    Sunrise Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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    6th Day: Queen Elizabeth National Park - Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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    Breakfast at the lodge. Drive south through the Ishasha area, famed for its tree-climbing lions, towards Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Spend the journey admiring the spectacular natural landscape. Continue to the southern sector of Bwindi, the iconic national park home to the elusive and endangered mountain gorillas. Arrive at the lodge and spend the rest of the day relaxing at your leisure. Overnight stay in Bwindi.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    52 Reviews

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    7th Day: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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    Early breakfast at the lodge and set off to the Park Offices to register for your exciting Gorilla Tracking Excursion. Be assigned a particular family of Gorillas and head into the magical rainforest, abundant with colourful birds, butterfly and animals species, until you finally reach the group of Gorillas. Watch in awe as these majestic animals go about their daily lives, grooming, feeding and interacting with each other. It is an unforgettable experience to see Gorillas in the wild. Trek back to base and return to the lodge. Overnight stay in Bwindi.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Lake Mulehe Gorilla Lodge... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    52 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Gorilla Tracking Excursion

    Challenging

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    8th Day: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park - Lake Mburo National Park

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    Breakfast at the lodge. Leave Bwindi and drive towards Lake Mburo National Park, situated on the border of Tanzania and home to various species of savannah animals including lions, hyenas, zebras and giraffes, as well as water-loving animals such as hippos and crocodiles who can be found by the lake. Enjoy fantastic game-viewing as you make your way towards the lodge. Arrive and overnight stay in Lake Mburo.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Kigarama Wilderness Lodge... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    41 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Game-Viewing in Lake Mburo National Park

    Light

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    9th Day: Lake Mburo - Entebbe - Night on board

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    Breakfast at the lodge. Get an early start to the day with an included morning safari, getting the chance to view wildlife up close. You also have the option to reserve an optional guided trek* through the Lake Mburo National Park. Afterwards, head back to Entebbe, stopping at the Equator, where you can stand in both hemispheres at once. Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the US. Night on board.

    *Optional guided excursion to Lake Mburo: Explore the spectacular flora and fauna of this extensive national park along with an expert guide who will help you navigate this impressive landscape.

    10th Day: US

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    Arrive in the US and end your trip.

    Included activities

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    Children under 12 years are not allowed to do the excursion.

    Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion

    Included activity for day 4 in Kibale National Park

    Go in search of man's most genetically similar animal. Trek through the rainforest until you make the first sightings of the Chimpanzees. Watch as the group go about their daily activities and gain insights from an expert guide.

    Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Active

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    Included

    Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel

    Included activity for day 5 in Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Enjoy a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Watch the local hippos cooling themselves in the water as buffalos linger in the shallows. Spot unique birdlife such as pelicans, cormorants and the African jacana.

    Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Included

    Sunrise Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Included activity for day 5 in Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Take part in an early morning game drive in Uganda’s most popular national park for the chance of spotting the abundant wildlife of the region including lions, buffalo, and elephants.

    Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 04:30 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Included
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    Children under 15 years are not allowed to do the excursion.

    Gorilla Tracking Excursion

    Included activity for day 7 in Bwindi National Park

    Set off an exciting gorilla-tracking excursion! Accompanied by an expert guide, head into the magical Bwindi forest, until you reach your assigned family of mountain gorillas. Watch in awe as these majestic animals go about their daily lives.

    Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Challenging

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    The price includes

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    • Departures from main US airports.
    • International flights: US - Entebbe - US.
    • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category lodges and hotels.
      See hotels included
    • 7 breakfasts.
    • Transfers in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle.
    • Game drives and park entry fees as indicated in the itinerary.
      See itinerary
    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • Boat Trip in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
    • Water whilst on safari.
    • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.
    • Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking permits.

    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Visa (required)* drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    * Ugandan visa is USD50. You can apply at https://visas.immigration.go.ug/

    Please note: The minimum age requirement for the Gorilla Tracking Excursion is 15 years of age and for the Chimpanzee Tracking Excursion, the minimum age requirement is 12 years of age. Unfortunately, children under these ages are not permitted to participate in these excursions.

    This trip is not suitable for a person with reduced mobility due to the nature of the excursions and the terrain.

    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of six months validity.

    • Visa

      A visa is required to enter the country. This must be requested online before travel via the following link: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/

    • Currency

      Ugandan Shilling

    • Language

      English and Swahili

    • Electricity

      240 V. Adapter required

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 03:00.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.visituganda.com/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 888-488-0592 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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