Best of Uganda

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 8
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16225
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Entebbe, Uganda
  • Ends Entebbe, Uganda
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Track the Mountain Gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
  • View chimpanzees and other primate species in their natural habitat
  • Search for tree-climbing lions and other wildlife in the Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Indulge in some of the best bird watching in Africa with over 1000 different species on a Kazinga Channel boat cruise
  • Cruise along the River Nile to spectacular Murchison Falls
  • Spot reintroduced white rhinos on a walking safari at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Experience a nature walk in Lake Mburo National Park
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Starting and ending in Entebbe, the "Best Of Uganda" trip is a guided wildlife safaris and game drives tour that takes 10 days. You will travel through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo National Park and 4 other destinations in Uganda. "Best Of Uganda" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Encounter mountain gorillas and chimps in the wild, and enjoy game drives, boat cruises and bird watching on this unforgettable journey. This comprehensive tour encompasses the best wildlife encounters in Uganda along with wonderful hospitality and superb lodge accommodation. Tracking the mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is an incredible bucket list experience culminating in the thrill of standing within metres of a male silverback and his family. With an opportunity to view prolific wildlife in its natural environment such as chimpanzees and other primates, a walking safari to spot reintroduced white rhinos, some of the best bird watching in Africa with over 1000 different species, a large variety of plains game and big cats to rival any Kenya or Tanzania game reserve, and the famous tree-climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park; there are too many highlights to name. Coupled with its diverse habitats, lush forests, mountainous scenery, beautiful lakes and spectacular waterfalls; this exceptional itinerary showcases the best of Uganda and is the perfect addition to any Africa itinerary.
  • Day 1 : Join Entebbe
  • Day 2 : Drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 3 : Morning game drive, afternoon River Nile boat cruise to Murchison Falls
  • Day 4 : Drive to Kibale National Park
  • Day 5 : Morning chimp trek, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 6 : Morning game drive, afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise
  • Day 7 : Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, game drive in Ishasha enroute
  • Day 8 : Gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, drive to Lake Bunyonyi
  • Day 9 : Drive to Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 10 : Nature walk, drive to Entebbe, trip concludes
  • 1 night in 3 star hotel on a twinshare basis
  • 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 8 dinners
  • Airport transfers (day 1 and 10 only)
  • English speaking local driver-guide
  • Private transport in a 4wd safari vehicle
  • 7 nights in 3 star safari lodge on a twinshare basis
  • 1 night in 3 star permanent safari camp on a twinshare basis
  • Game drives and excursions as listed in itinerary
  • National park and conservation fees (including gorilla and chimp permits) valued at US$900
  • Mineral water while on tour
  • *payment is required for the Gorilla and Chimp permits at time of booking and is not refundable
  • international airfares and airport taxes
  • items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, etc.
  • bottled water, aerated and alcoholic drinks
  • meals not specified in the itinerary
  • travel insurance (compulsory)
  • optional activities
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On May 26 2019
5 - Excellent
Wow! This trip was absolutely amazing. We were so lucky to see all of the animals, including the big 6. (Lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, cape buffalo and gorilla.) There were plenty of sightings of elephants, buffaloes,... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 11 2019
5 - Excellent
From planning to completion of our trip everything went exactly as planned with this tour operator. Fantastic holiday.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Uganda tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 31 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 31 July 2024, a deposit of 318 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Uganda tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Best of Uganda tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Guides are trained in our COVID-19 response plan that has been developed in line with state government medical provisions.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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