Wild hippos in the Nile River, Uganda

Best of Uganda Gorilla Trekking & Wildlife Safari

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Uganda

Places Visited

Lake Mburo National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

Welcome to Uganda, a land where gorilla troops play in the mist and lions climb trees; where wild hippos frolic in the River Nile and large chimpanzee troops give you a curious stare; where rare and exclusive encounters fill almost every day of the vacation. With two days of gorilla trekking as the centerpiece, this 13-day safari visits five unique Ugandan national parks, revealing the mystical beauty of a country that is full of wildlife surprise and intimate encounters.

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit two unique gorilla troops in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, enjoying rare encounters with the mystical giant apes of East Africa
  • Track chimpanzees in the forests of Kibale, spending an hour with another of Uganda's indelible primate species
  • Spot tree-climbing lions and huge elephant herds in Queen Elizabeth National Park, a landscape that is explored on game drives and boat safaris
  • Get acquainted with East Africa's big game with two days in the compact Lake Mburo National Park, including opportunity for exclusive walking and horseback safari
  • Explore the River Nile and discover that it teems with hippos and crocodiles, two of the wildlife highlights of Murchison Falls National Park
  • Discover the dramatic beauty of Uganda's landscapes, from the shores of Lake Victoria to the jagged peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains, locally known as the Mountains of the Moon
  • Go gorilla trekking in two distinctive parts of Bwindi Forest, experiencing two intimate hours with wild mountain gorillas

Starting Price

$12,605 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of Zicasso's Referral Service

4.93 stars based on 46 reviews.

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