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7 Day Uganda Safari
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Budget Gorilla Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • - Lodging; Twin Share Accommodation
  • - Group Size; Maximum 18
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Kampala
- You will be met by our guides on arrival in Kampala.
- This day is for you to explore the area and city.
- An optional day trip to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary of Ngamba Island is on offer.
- Other optional activities include a visit to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre.
- Meals: No meals included

Day 2: Lake Bunyoni
- Lake Bunyoni is a small but attractive lake with steep sides and abundant birdlife.
- Ringed by mountains, the lake is best known for its dense Otter population and stunning scenery.
- We make use of this beautiful spot to relax the night before the final drive to the gorillas.
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 3 - 4: Gorillas (Lake Bunyoni)
- The highlight of this safari starts.
- With Gorilla permits in hand, we are guided to their location.
- A long and difficult walk awaits, be prepared for the sighting of a lifetime.
- There is a free day in the area and you are free participate in certain optional activities; a boat ride to the community of the Batwa (pygmies) or explore the area on a mountain bike.
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 5 - 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Leaving Lake Bunyoni, we head in the direction of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, our home for the next 2 nights.
- Many game species can be found in this wetland park as well as the (elsewhere elusive) giant forest hog and the legendary tree-climbing lions of the Ishasha Sector.
- We will enjoy an included 4x4 game drive on day 6 through the National Park.
- Optional Activities: Kasinga Channel Sunset Cruise, Chimpanzee trekking at Lake George
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Activity Package: Game Drive

Day 7: Kampala
- Today we drive back to Kampala where our Budget Gorilla Safari will come to an end.
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Budget Gorilla Safari Includes
  • - Accommodation per itinerary
  • - Meals per itinerary
  • - Activities per itinerary
  • - Professional guides
  • Budget Gorilla Safari Excludes
  • - Activity package @ US$ 80 pp
  • - Gorilla trekking permits
  • - International and local flights
  • - Visas
  • - Items of a personal nature
  • - Meals and drinks as not stated above

  • Rates from: US$ 865.00
  • 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.
  • 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%
  • 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