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18 days Uganda wildlife safari

Trip Highlights

The 18 days Uganda wildlife safari takes you to the top destinations around Uganda. This tour gives the best of Uganda with rewarding lifetime memories.


  • Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe international airport.
  • Day 2: Kampala sezibwa falls and source of the river Nile.
  • Day 3: Transfer to Sipi falls and Mount Elgon national park.
  • Day 4: Mount Elgon and kidepo valley national park.
  • Day 5: game drive in kidepo valley national park.
  • Day 6: proceed to Murchison falls national park.
  • Day 7: game drive and boat cruise.
  • Day 8: Proceed to Kibale forest national park.
  • Day 9: chimpanzee trekking.
  • Day 10: semuliki valley national park.
  • Day 11: queen Elizabeth National park.
  • Day 12: game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park.
  • Day 13: transfer to Bwindi impenetrable national park.
  • Day 14: gorilla trekking.
  • Day 15: Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Day 16: relaxation at Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Day 17: Transfer to Lake Mburo.
  • Day 18: departure.
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Today's Travel Quote

“If there were one more thing I could do, it would be to go on safari once again.”
“To witness that calm rhythm of life revives our worn souls and recaptures a feeling of belonging to the natural world. No one can return from the Serengeti unchanged, tawny lions will forever prowl our memory and great herds throng our imagination.”
“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.”

What is Included

  • All mentioned activity costs.
  • Accommodation on full board.
  • English speaking driver guide.
  • Ground transport.

What is Excluded

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry bills
  • Insurance

Video Inspiration

Enjoy this taste of Uganda. While this video doesn’t literally represent this safari, it absolutely captures the spirit.

You will be picked up from the airport by a driver guide. Depending on your time of arrival, check in at protea hotel for relaxation.

Have an early morning breakfast, have a short briefing about the safari, and then be transferred by your driver guide to eastern Uganda, a stopover at sezibwa falls for a nature walk and site seeing of the beautiful falls. Proceed to the source of the river Nile in Jinja at around 1:00 pm, and have lunch at Nile hotel jinja.

Refresh your selves with a boat cruise on the longest river with great views.

Accommodation: Nile hotel jinja

After breakfast, transfer to sipi falls through Mbale, you get to see spectacular views from the rocky hills, and have lunch at sipi river lodge. A nature walk as you enjoy the beauty of sipi falls and caves. It’s a breathtaking experience as the water splashes onto you.

Accommodation: sipi river lodge.

Breakfast to warm up your day and proceed to kidepo valley national park via  kitgum, have lunch in kitgum town, and embark on the journey to kidepo valley national park, arrival and check-in at ngamoru wilderness camp for a night.

Accommodation: Nga’moru wilderness camp.

Have breakfast very early in the morning and proceed for a game drive, during this expect to see the beauty of the park and to encounter different games like lions, buffaloes, dikdiks, hyenas, jackals, zebras, elephants. Shall drive along river Narus and expect to see different birds then back to lodge for lunch. Relaxation and a night game drive then retire for a night.

After breakfast, park all your belongings and proceed to Murchison falls national park.

Checkin at paraa safari lodge.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: paraa safari lodge.

Have a game drive very early in the morning after breakfast, and expect to encounter 4 of the big 5 games on a lucky day. You will encounter elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, and many more. Have lunch and go for an evening boat cruise. a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls will be a refreshing activity as you also enjoy seeing schools of hippos, birds, crocodiles, and other mammals coming to quench their thirst.

After breakfast, check out and proceed to Kibale forest national park via Lake Albert with scenic views, a stopover in Masindi for lunch. Proceed to forportal and check in at chimps nest, dinner, and overnight.

Meal plan. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: chimps nest.

Have breakfast at 6:00 am and proceed to park headquarters with some snacks. You will be briefed about the dos and don’ts of chimpanzee trekking and then the thrilling experience will start. Expect to see monkeys and many tree species.

Accommodation: chimps nest lodge.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Have breakfast and drive to semuliki valley national park with scenic views of mountain Rwenzori through out Bundibugyo. Arrive and have a nature walk to the male and female hot springs.

Journey time 2:30 minutes

Accommodation: mountains of the moon hotel.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Have breakfast and check out, proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park via kasese with an enroute lunch. Check in at mweya safari lodge and have an afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel, you will get a chance to site hippos, crocodiles and some mammals coming to quench their thirsty.

Accommodation: mweya safari lodge

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

A morning game drive will be rewarding since games are still nearly, you will spot different mammals like lions, Uganda kobs, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, bush backs among others. Have lunch then relaxation as you enjoy the sunset while in the flat plains of the park.

Have breakfast very early in the morning, have a game drive in the ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth hoping to see tree climbing lions and the might have missed games. Then proceed to Bwindi impenetrable national park with en route lunch. Check in at Buhoma community rest camp.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: Buhoma community rest camp.

Have breakfast early in the morning, park all the necessary trekking gear, and then proceed to the park headquarters for briefing. You will be escorted by range guides as you hike in the thick forests of Bwindi in search for the gentle giants. You will spend with them an hour making the experience more thrilling.

Transfer from Bwindi impenetrable national park to Lake Bunyonyi the deepest lake in Uganda. You will enjoy the scenic views of the rolling hills around Kabale.

Accommodation: overland camp.

After all the long days the body needs some relaxation in a cool and breathtaking place and Lake Bunyonyi is the best alternative. Different from other days, meals will be taken according to your timetable.

After a cup of coffee in the morning, transfer to Lake Mburo national park, which will take around 3 hours, check-in, and have a game drive. Expect to see zebras, elands, topis, water bucks, warthogs, giraffes, and many more. Have lunch at Mihingo lodge. If time allows you shall have an evening boat cruise on Lake Mburo.

Accommodation: Mihingo lodge.

This will mark the end of 18 days Uganda safari with a departure from the wild back to Entebbe international airport for your scheduled flight.