Fly-in safari Uganda – 9 days

9 Days

participants: 1 – 6

Uganda from the air

The flying safari in a small aircraft is certainly the most comfortable way to cover the long distances between Uganda’s national parks in comfort and speed. Whether from Entebbe to Murchison National Park or on to Queen Elizabeth National Park, our off-road vehicle will be waiting for you when you land and a cheerful and relaxed driver will be looking forward to taking you to visit the national parks and their unique wildlife.


Fly-in safari in your own small aircraft
No long travel times
Great game drives in the national parks
Private trip with your own Landcruiser
Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking


8 x breakfast
7 x lunch or lunch box
7 x dinner
All transfers according to the itinerary of the tour
Domestic flights as per itinerary
Rides in a 4×4 Landcruiser off-road vehicle with window seat
All park entrance fees
1x Chimpanzee Permit
professional, English-speaking guide (German-speaking on request)
Guided boat safari Kazinga Canal
Boat safari on the Nile
Game drives in Queen Elizabeth and Murchison National Park
Drinking water


Gorilla Permit ($700)


English-speaking driver on request
We are happy to book international flights from Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Munich, Berlin, Dresden, Vienna or Zurich.
Price per person:
2 participants: 5110 Euro
4 participants: 4740 Euro
6 participants: 4690 Euro
Trip starts: daily


Day 1: Arrival day – Entebbe (EBB), Uganda

After landing in Entebbe, you will be met by our driver at the airport and driven to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can visit the Entebbe Botanical Gardens or take a boat trip to the Mabamba Swamp.


Day 2: Flight to Muchison Falls National Park

Today our driver will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast and take you to the nearby Kajjansi Airstrip. Flying from there
You enter the Murchison National Park. There you will be met by your driver/guide and taken to your lodge. On the road
you will see the first animals.  Once you arrive at the hotel, enjoy the pool and the view of the Nile.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park, game drive and boat safari

Today we set off early in the morning on our first game drive in the park. Murchison NP offers a wide variety of different animals.  Lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis and of course the Uganda kobs are the best known. Your guide will take you to the most beautiful places and will never tire of answering your questions. The vegetation with the savannah and the riverside forest will inspire you. After lunch, you will set off on a boat safari towards Murchison Falls. Crocodiles, hippos and water birds accompany you on your trip on the Nile to the impressive waterfalls. Just before the thundering spray of the waterfalls, the boat moors on a rock, you enjoy the view of the river and take your photos. If you wish, you can hike along a steep path to the top of the waterfalls from where your guide will pick you up. Alternatively, you can return by boat.

Day 4: Boat safari and onward flight to Queen Elisabeth National Park

Today you start early for another boat safari on the Nile. It goes into the Nile – Albert Delta. On the way, you will have the opportunity to observe the diverse birdlife and, with a little luck, you may see the prehistoric shoebill stork. Around midday you will then take off for your onward flight to Kasese. On arrival, your driver/guide will be waiting for you and you will drive to your lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park lies at the foot of the majestic Rwenzori Mountains, directly on Lake Edward and Lake George.
The lakes are connected by the Kazinga Canal.

Day 5: Queen Elisabeth NP – Chimpanzee Tracking Boat Safari

After breakfast, you start your chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge. Around 5000 chimpanzees live in Uganda
in the wild. You start your tour with an experienced ranger. into the Kyambura Gorge, There is no guarantee the chimpanzees
to really see them as they live in the wild. However, your ranger will be very keen to show you these  wonderful animals. In the afternoon we undertake
Take an unforgettable boat trip on the Kazinga Channel, a natural waterway that connects the two lakes, Edward and George, .
Here you will be able to observe plenty of hippos, crocodiles and birdlife.

Day 6: Queen Elisabeth NP – Game drive and tree lions in Ishasha

After breakfast, you will go on another game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Around 3000 elephants live in the park. The tour then continues to the south of the park, to the Ishasha region. This area is known for its tree-climbing lions. Ishasha also provides a habitat for leopards, hyenas and hippos

Day 7: Ishasha – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Today’s drive takes us to the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The endangered mountain gorillas live here. The population of animals has increased from around 800 to 1100 in the last 9 years. This is largely thanks to tourism, whose payments contribute to the protection of these unique animals. The gorilla families are carefully guarded and their names such as Otaka, Elsa or Nyakina will soon be familiar to you.

Day 8: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, gorilla tracking

Today you have the opportunity to go gorilla tracking. Here in Bwindi Impenatrable NP, the gorillas and chimpanzees have their common habitat – nowhere else will you find both primate species so close together. After a briefing by the rangers at the entrance to the national park, you start your hike in the rainforest. To begin with, you will walk with your guide and a ranger on a well-maintained hiking trail slightly uphill into the park. On the way, the guide will answer your questions about the impressive vegetation of the rainforest and the way of life of the primates. Depending on the location of “your” gorilla family, you then head off the beaten track and cross-country through the bush. The ranger leads the way, you follow him and then suddenly you are standing in front of the gorilla family. You have 1 hour to observe and photograph the animals before heading back. Alternatively, you have the option of going on a hike in the surrounding area or visiting a Batwa community. But you will certainly regret it if you don’t visit the gorillas.

Day 9: Bwindi Impenetrable NP – Flight to Entebbe

Your driver/guide will take you to Kihihi Airstrip today and from there you will fly back to Entebbe.
From here you have the option of a follow-up stay at Lake Victoria or on Zanzibar
to take off or board your flight home.


Lake Victoria Hotel

catering: breakfast
stay: 1 night

Location: The Laico Lake Victoria Hotel is located in the centre of Entebbe in a green oasis close to the golf course and the lake. Facilities: The spacious rooms have a seating area, a desk, a balcony or terrace and a bathroom with toilet. In the garden is the large pool with diving platform. Restaurant: The restaurant offers European cuisine with many variations.

Murchison River Lodge

stay: 2 nights

Location: Murchison River Lodge is located right on the banks of the Nile. From here you can enjoy a direct view of the river and Africa’s safari world with the papyrus islands and the hippos. In the beautiful surroundings you can relax and enjoy your safari. Accommodation: The cottages are scattered around the grounds of the lodge. They are all straw safari tents with en-suite bathrooms and terraces. In the evening you can enjoy the beautiful atmosphere around the fire pit. Restaurant: Under the large thatched roof there is an open restaurant, bar and terrace, the breathtaking view of the Nile will delight you. While enjoying your breakfast or dinner, you can spot elephants, hippos, and more from this magnificent vantage point.


Elephant Plains Lodge

stay: 2 nights

Location: At 941 meters above sea level, high up on the steep slope of the Albertinengraben in the northeast of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, the Elephant Plains Lodge offers its guests a panoramic view that stretches for miles across the green landscape to Lake George. The lodge is located near the equator, nestled on Lake Kikorongo and only 2 minutes from the park gate of Queen Elizabeth National Park. From here you even have a view of the Equator Monument. Facilities: Guests are accommodated in six spacious semi-detached houses and two family houses. Each room is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, huge glass windows and a private veranda. The property uses solar powered electricity and is built with locally sourced materials. Enjoy the fantastic view of Lake  Kikorongo from the swimming pool and watch the elephants and buffaloes drink with a refreshing drink. The main area offers a spacious lounge with comfortable sofas and a well-stocked bar with wine cellar. Restaurant: The restaurant has an outdoor deck with 270 degree views. The menu features international cuisine inspired by local flavors.


Enjojo Lodge

stay: 1 night

Location: Enjojo Lodge is located in the Ishasha Distict of Queen Elizabeth NP just a few hundred meters from the Park Gate. The lodge property is located in an acacia forest with lush vegetation. Accommodation: The thatched cottages are connected by a wooden walkway. The rooms have a private bathroom and an outdoor shower with hot and cold water. Guests can relax on the large veranda. Restaurant: In the restaurant and bar, guests can enjoy homemade food and alcoholic beverages. In the evening there is a campfire with a view of the waterhole in front of it. Activities: Walks, Game drives


Engagi Lodge

stay: 2 nights

Location: Engagi Lodge is located in Buhoma, just a few hundred meters from the gate to gorilla tracking in Bwindi NP. Facilities: The bungalows have a terrace from which you can enjoy the view of the Bwindi NP. The rooms have a small seating area, a double bed and a bathroom with shower and toilet. Restaurant: Here you can enjoy excellent international food and local dishes.