Lion in Uganda

Big-Game Secrets of Uganda: A Safari to East Africa’s Unchartered Wildernesses

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Countries Visited

Uganda

Places Visited

Entebbe, Lake Victoria, Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

Uganda does not offer a standard safari.  You will move into the unknown with the thrill of surprise at every turn with few other people around to interrupt the experience. Watch warring lions and buffalos on the remote Kidepo Valley savannah, horseback ride and walk with the herds at Lake Mburo, go gorilla trekking in Bwindi, and find walking chimpanzees in Semuliki. And that’s just the start of the wildlife encounters on your customizable 12-day adventure.  These things are just the...

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Trip Highlights

  • Come face to face with a gorilla troop in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, spending an hour with the world’s largest primates
  • Explore Africa’s most undiscovered big-game savanna with a 3-night safari in Kidepo Valley, a raw and rugged national park in the far north of Uganda
  • Journey through a wildlife utopia on horseback, a chance to canter with the herds and wander alongside giraffe and buffalo in Lake Mburo
  • Go in search of walking chimpanzees in Semuliki National Park, a rainforest realm that intensifies your connection with these rare primates
  • Enjoy a safari experience that goes beyond notions of the Big Five, with walks and nighttime drives presenting a strange yet authentic world
  • Admire the famous animals from different angles, this Ugandan safari ensuring you get plenty of chances to watch lions, elephants, and other four-legged giants.
  • Encounter the rare monkeys of the Congo Basin with guided walks in Uganda’s western rainforests
  • Discover Uganda’s landscapes from the air with a charter flight from Kidepo Valley in the desert north to Lake Mburo in the lush, forested south

Starting Price

$8,395 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.

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