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Uganda Gorilla Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari lodges
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Entebbe
- On arrival in Uganda, you will be met at the Entebbe airport and transferred to your hotel for the night.
- A tour to the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is on the cards for the afternoon.
- The evening is at your leisure to relax and unwind after the long flight.
- Accommodation: Lake Victoria Hotel (Bed and Breakfast)

Days 2 - 4: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- After breakfast and an early start we head out of Entebbe to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
- The next few days are spent doing forest walks, birding and of course Gorilla Trekking.
- Trekking up to the Gorillas is fairly strenuous (up to six hours or longer at relatively high altitude).
- When we are not gorilla trekking there are of course other primates in the area that we can try and find.
- A cultural village tour is also on the cards should you desire.
- Accommodation: Lodge (All Meals)

Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park
- Today we are heading in the direction of the Uganda Highlands (the Switzerland of Africa).
- Lake Mburo National Park our home for the night.
- This Park others prolific birdlife as well a great variety of wildlife including leopard, various antelope, zebra and hippo.
- Walks or games are on offer.
- Accommodation: Lodge (All Meals)

Day 6: Safari ends
- Return to Entebbe we stop off for curios and the Royal Drum makers at Mpigi.
- Arriving back in the city mid afternoon.


  • Safari Includes
  • - Airport transfers to / from Entebbe
  • - Meet & greet service with full briefing
  • - All transportation and transfers by boat and 4x4 customised vehicle
  • - All accommodation as set out on full itinerary in quality lodges and/or tented camps
  • - Park fees and all game drives
  • - Boat cruises (normally one on Kazinga Channel, and one on the Nile)
  • - Guided forest walk in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as applicable
  • - Meals, fully inclusive except the first night which is always bed & breakfast
  • - Services of a driver/professional guide
  • - Excursion to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary by boat, and entrance fees
  • - Passenger and public liability insurance
  • - Guides carry mobile phones for 24-hour communication
  • - 24-hour emergency number available to all guests & families
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Drinks
  • - Tips
  • - Visas
  • - Items of a personal nature
  • - Travel insurance and flights
  • - Gorilla tracking permits
  • - Chimpanzee tracking permits at Kibale
  • - Chimpanzee forest walk permit on Ngamba Island
  • - Walk to Dian Fossey Grave & Golden Monkeys - available in Rwanda only
  • - Christmas, New Year and Easter Supplements
  • - Any optional extras such as forest walks, canoe and boat trips for example, refer to final itinerary

  • Rates from: US$ 2155.00
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in US Dollars
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - UGAN; from £ 482
  • USA - UGAN; from $ 1065
  • EUR - UGAN; from € 570
  • Subject to availability & T&C's


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  • Getting to Uganda

  • Getting to Uganda
  • Entebbe International Airport is the main point of entry into Uganda when flying from outside or within Africa. Airlines that fly into Entebbe are Turkish Airlines, KLM, SAA and Emirates to mention a few.
  • It is from Entebbe that most safaris will depart.
  • Safaris are best combined with either a Kenya and/ or Tanzania safari package.
  • Uganda Map

  • Uganda Map
  • Map of Uganda featuring Uganda, Kampala, Lake Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Kibali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks.
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  • This Google Map by Uyaphi pin points most (if not all) the lodges and safari camps that are used when on Safari in Uganda.
  • Switch between Satellite and Map views to see the areas from above.
  • Malaria in Uganda

  • Malaria in Uganda
  • Because of the tropical climate and high rainfall Malaria is common, the time of year on travels also plays a factor.
  • Malaria is found in all areas of Uganda, one must use the utmost of care when travelling here.
  • Please consult your doctor or travel clinic before departing for your safari.
  • Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers.
  • Uganda Weather

  • Uganda Weather
  • The rain season is Mar-May
  • Light rain season is Nov-Dec
  • Wet seasons are Mar-May & Oct-Nov
  • Dry seasons are Dec-Feb & Jun-Aug
  • Rainfall is between 500mm - 2500 mm
  • Humidity is between 70% -100%
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  • Remember that Uganda enjoys ideal weather conditions, warm in the tropical lowland region and cool in the Kigezi highlands.
  • Uganda Distance Table

  • Uganda Distance Table
  • Kampala to Bwindi Park 530km
  • Kampala to Kibale Park 350km
  • Kampala to Kidepo Park 840km
  • Kampala to Lake Mburo 230km
  • Kampala to Murchison Falls 350km
  • Kampala to Queen Elizabeth 435km
  • Kampala to Entebbe 40km
  • Kampala to Ruwenzori 265km
  • Kampala to Jinja 80km