Mountain gorilla in Uganda

Ultimate Uganda Safari: An Intimate Wildlife Experience

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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

Entebbe, Kampala, Jinja, Masindi...

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Suggested Duration

21 Days

Uganda’s wildlife experiences celebrate the very best of the African continent and its wide range of species. Approach gorillas and chimpanzees on foot, boat through wetlands to hippos and elephants, drive on the savannah to lions and leopards and meet the primates of the Congo Basin. Your handcrafted safari will celebrate all of the angles and the wealth of the country’s animals, mixing iconic experiences with some of the world’s rarest natural encounters, then rounding it all off with days of...

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the authenticity and intimacy of gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, where you meet two distinctive troops and savor the world’s most unique wildlife encounter
  • Compare chimpanzee troops with exclusive tracking activities in the forests of Kibale and Semuliki, meeting a troop who occupies the canopy and another that walks on two legs
  • Explore the grandeur of the East African savannah with game drives in Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, finding tree-climbing lions and migratory elephants amongst over 100 mammal species
  • Enjoy exclusive big-game perspectives with relaxed boat safaris, winding down the rivers and appreciating the four-legged giants along the banks
  • Uncover the wilderness from new angles with nighttime game drives and walking safaris, each tailored to bring an enhanced intimacy to your experience
  • Meet Uganda’s rare primates, including a fabulous collection of monkeys and mangabeys from the Congo Basin, classic Central African species that are difficult to see anywhere else on the planet
  • Connect with culture on a tour of old-world colonial Entebbe and new-world Kampala
  • Spend a day with white rhinos in the beautiful Ziwa Sanctuary, including on foot to see the giants
  • Feel the exhilaration of Africa’s best whitewater rafting on a full-day trip along the River Nile from Jinja
  • Complete the ultimate Uganda experience with five days of waterside escapism, first at Lake Bunyonyi and then on Lake Victoria’s remote Ssese Islands

Starting Price

$14,275 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

4.86 stars based on 51 reviews.

Travel Review: Luxury Uganda, Rwanda, & Tanzania Tour,...
"All the wildlife viewing and communities were fantastic...

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Luxury Uganda & Rwanda Trip Review: Safari, Gorilla...
"Shannon did an outstanding job planning my trip."

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Luxury Uganda & Botswana Travel Review: Gorilla Trekking,...
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Uganda & South Africa Travel Review: Gorilla Trekking,...
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Uganda & Tanzania Vacation Review: Chimpanzee Trekking,...
"We absolutely loved our trip and felt at peace about everything...

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