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Best Of Western Uganda Safari

From US$ 3,400 per person
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  • No booking or credit card fees
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highlights
  • Watching the mighty mountain goriallas
  • Boat cruise through the Kazinga channel
This 6 days trip brings you the highlights of Western Uganda, where the Savannah meets the rain-forest. This is the home of many iconic African animals, including lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, spotted hyenas and leopards, and up to 15 primate species, including the mighty gentle giants – the Mountain gorillas and chimps.

This tour is designed for solo travelers, families & groups all alike. The client will have the opportunity to explore the beauty within Uganda during a short time stay either on vacation, family outing or group joining. The trip is suitable for all age categories.

Please see the itinerary for day-by-day activities.
Day 1: Entebbe - Kibale Forest

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will be met and warmly received by your driver guide and proceed to Kibale Forest through the scenic beautiful views between Kampala & Fort Portal without missing the scenic beautiful tea plantations on our way.

Kibale Forest is a spectacular jungle, with 13 primate species including chimps, baboons, black and white Colombus, ed Colobus, grey cheeked mangabey and the L'Hoest monkey.

Dinner & Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House.

Day 2: Kibale Forest

After an early morning breakfast, we will drive to the Park headquarters at Kanyachu where the park rangers will brief you about chimpanzee tracking.

After this, in the company of the ranger guide you will set out into the forest to look for the chimpanzee. Then in the afternoon, we shall head to Bigodi swamp and it’s considered as one of the bird watchers’ paradise since it has very many types of birds that are mainly seen in the swamp.

Dinner & Overnight at Chimpanzee Guest House.

Day 3: Kibale Forest - Queen Elizabeth National Park

This day we will leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park. On our way, we pass the equator where we will make a stop.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to see lions. During the game drive in the afternoon, there is a possibility of seeing elephants, lions, many hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and leopards.

Dinner & Overnight at Simba Safari Lodge.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park

WE will go for a game drive in the morning. In the afternoon, we will go for a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel. The Kazinga Channel is one of the highlights of Uganda and has the highest concentration of hippos in the world.

Dinner & Overnight at Simba Safari Lodge.

Day 5: Mweya - Ishasha

After breakfast we drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park to the Ishasha sector in the South.


We will go for a game drive in the afternoon in search of the tree climbing lions. In Ishasha there are 4 pride of lions that climb the trees daily. The other attractions of Ishasha are the Topis, not found anywhere else in Uganda.

Dinner & Overnight at the River.

Day 6: Ishasha - Bwindi Impenetrable

On this day, we will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable. On our way we pass through interesting villages and have some breath taking views of the mountains. Bwindi Impenetrable is a unique jungle, with many monkey species. Bwindi is one of the two places in the world where you can find Mountain Gorillas!

Early morning departure with your ranger to search for one of the world's most interesting and endangered animal, the Mountain Gorilla! You will spend one hour after finding them. This will definitely be an experience you will never forget.

Dinner & Overnight at Buhoma lodge.

Day 7: Bwindi Impenetrable – Entebbe

After breakfast, we drive back to Kampala for a brief City tour and some shopping before transferring you to the airport for departure.
what’s included
  • Boat cruise
  • Trekking
  • Transportation in 4X4 vechicle
  • Park entry fees
  • Driver and Guide
  • All accommodation during the safari
  • All meals during the safari
what’s excluded
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 7 days
Tour Type Private Tour - Max 30 participants 
Minimum Participants 6 people
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in KAMPALA, Uganda
Good to know Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.

This category is made for all age categories and can depart any time of the year depending on the client
CancellationFree cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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