Uganda Classic

13 Days

participants: 2 – 6

13 Days Guided Private Tour

This 13-day Uganda trip takes you to the country’s most important national parks with their great diversity of wildlife. You will meet the mountain gorillas up close, observe the chimpanzees in the Kibale Forest and see the BIG 5 in the fantastic natural surroundings. You will experience adventurous boat trips on the Nile and on the Kazinga Canal with crocodiles, hippos and unique birdlife.


Exclusive lodge safari in Uganda
Boat tour on the Nile
Murchison Falls
Encounter with mountain gorillas
Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest
Kazinga Canal by boat
Game drives in Muchison Falls NP and Queen Elizabeth National Park
Crossing the equator
adventurous walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park


12 x breakfast
11 x lunch or lunch box
11 x dinner, all
Transfers according to the 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, Lake
Mburo, Murchison National Park
guided hike Lake Mburo NP
Drinking water


Gorilla Permit (800 USD)


Price per person:
with 2 participants: 4645 Euro
with 4 participants: 3990 Euro
6 participants: 3955 Euro
Trip starts: daily
or as a group tour Dates and prices under “Group Tours”
English-speaking driver on request
We are happy to book international flights from Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Munich, Berlin, Dresden, Vienna or Zurich.


Day 1: Arrival at the airport in Entebbe (EBB), Uganda – transfer to your hotel in Kampala

Your driver/guide will welcome you at the airport after landing in Entebbe and you will drive to your lodge in Kampala. The colorful life on the roadside gives you a first impression of Uganda.  Your guide will discuss the next few days with you and answer any questions you may have.

Day 2: Kampala – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, set off on the drive from Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park. The park is located in north-western Uganda and is known for its abundance of wildlife. After a 2-3 hour drive you will reach the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a breeding station for rhinos. An experienced guide will take you on a short hike through the bush where you will encounter the giant rhinos. You have the opportunity to observe the animals and take photos. This is followed by lunch and the journey then continues to Murchsion Falls National Park.

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: Murchison Falls National Park – Fort Portal – Kibale Forest

In the morning you leave the park and drive towards Fort Portal. The route runs along Lake Albert, one of the country’s great lakes. You will have the opportunity to take photos of Lake Albert at a viewpoint. You reach Fort Portal in the early afternoon. After a break in a nice café, you can take a stroll around the market. You will arrive at your lodge in the Kibale Forest in the late afternoon.

Day 5: Kibale Forest National Park, chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi swamp hike

Today you will follow the tracks of the chimpanzees into the jungle of the Kibale Forest with an experienced guide. With a bit of luck, you’ll soon spot the first primates! You observe the chimpanzees and follow them through the rainforest. In the afternoon, we set off on a tour through the Bigodi Swamp. In addition to the countless tropical birds, this swamp landscape is also home to various species of monkeys such as the colobus monkey. The hike ends in a small village on the edge of the swamp, where you will visit a school and have the opportunity to visit a local family.

Day 6: Kibale Forest National Park – Queen Elisabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will travel towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. The hilly crater landscape with its more than 50 lakes and green pastures is reminiscent of the landscape of the Swiss Alps.  The slopes of the Rwenzori Mountains on the right-hand side of the road complete the magnificent picture. Kasese, the last town before Queen Elisabeth National Park, offers the opportunity to do a little shopping, after which your first game drive begins. After an exciting game drive, you will reach your lodge in the evening

Day 7: Queen Elisabeth National Park, game drive and boat safari

Today you start early for a morning game drive in Queen Elisabeth National Park. The extensive park lies at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the Mountains of the Moon. Lake Edward and Lake George are located within the park. In the national park you will go on an adventurous game drive with all that the African animal world has to offer. You will find lions, buffalo, hyenas and also the Kobe antelope, which is native to Uganda. The Kazinga Canal connects the two lakes. Crocodiles and hippos live here, as well as a large number of bird species, some of which can only be found in this area. In the afternoon you go on a boat safari on the canal where you have the opportunity to see these animals at close range.

Day 8: 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 9: 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 10: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, gorilla tracking

Today you will experience the highlight of your Uganda trip! The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to both mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. This forest is the only one in Africa where both primate species live together. In groups with a maximum of 8 guests and the guides, you walk along the wooded slopes on winding paths through the rainforest. On the way, the guide will tell you lots of interesting facts about these fascinating giants. It shows you traces of the gorillas’ previous activities, such as nests, dung and nibbled bamboo shoots. Then you will suddenly find yourself face to face with the powerful, almost human-looking mountain gorillas just a few meters away! You can observe how the animals go about their daily activities undisturbed and have the opportunity to take photos.

Day 11: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Lake Mburo National Park, game drive

After breakfast, we continue to Lake Mburo National Park.  Numerous rocks and hills alternate with small valleys. Once in the park, you will go on a game drive. Here you will find zebras and antelopes together with the impressive Ankole cattle.

Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park, walking safari – drive to Entebbe

Lake Mburo National Park offers the opportunity to go on a walking safari. An experienced ranger takes you on an exploration tour, teaches you to read footprints and animal droppings and shows you which animals are nearby. You will be amazed when you see the wild animals up close. Around midday you start your return journey to Kampala / Entebbe. We stop at the equator for a souvenir photo.

Day 13: Departure day – Entebbe Airport (EBB)

The last Depending on the departure time, day one of your Uganda trip offers the opportunity to take a city tour in Kampala or to visit the Botanical Gardens in Entebbe. Your driver will take you to Entebbe Airport or to your connecting program in time for your departure flight.


Humura Lodge Kampala

catering: breakfast
stay: 1 night

Location: Humura Resort is located in a beautiful garden in the centre of Kampala. Kampala Golf Club and Uganda National Museums are in close proximity. Accommodation: The large rooms have air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and a bathroom with shower. In the garden you will find the pool and a well-equipped gym. Restaurant: The restaurant is located in the garden and offers local and international cuisine. Free internet is available.


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.


Turaco Treetops

stay: 2 nights

Location: The lodge is located in Kibale close to the border of the Kibale Forest. Facilities: All cosy cottages have a private balcony with an outdoor shower. On the private balcony you have a great view of the Kibale forest with monkeys and elephants. Restaurant: The kitchen serves a variety of delicious international dishes. The restaurant is located on a hill and offers a great view over the jungle and the Rwenzori mountains.

Katara Lodge

stay: 2 nights

Location: The lodgel is located on the Geat Rift Valley with a fantastic view of the Queen Elisabet National Park. Accommodation: The lodge has 7 cottages and one family cottage. The bungalows have a large, open sleeping and living area, with a double bed and a veranda. The bathrooms are equipped with a bathtub and shower. Restaurant: The restaurant overlooks the entire lodge and garden with exceptional international and local dishes, as well as a bar and launch area.

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


Four Gorillas Lodge

stay: 2 nights

Location: Four Gorillas Lodge is located on the edge of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in the Rusaga sector, just 10 minutes from the Gorilla Tracking and Briefing Center. Facilities: The cosy cottages have their own bathroom, a seating area and a terrace. Restaurant: Indulge in the delicious variety of international and local delicacies prepared by the experienced chefs at Four Gorillas Lodge.  The restaurant is located in the main building of the lodge, which has a campfire inside, which is ideal for dinner on colder evenings.

Rwakobo Rock

stay: 1 night

Location: Rwakobo Rock Lodge is located 1 km north of the Nshara Gate of Lake Mburo National Park.
The pool, located on a hill, offers great views over the national park. Facilities: The tastefully furnished
Lodge has 8 individual, spacious cabins with rooftops. The cabins offer great views for watching the sunset on your own
Veranda. Restaurant: Food is served as a buffet or set menu. Depending on the weather, a campfire will be lit.
– a great opportunity to exchange ideas with other travelers.

Carpe Diem Guesthouse

stay: 1 night

Location: Carpe Diem is located above Entebbe with a fantastic view of Lake Victoria. In the quiet garden you can enjoy the sunset over the huge lake.  Facilities: The cosily furnished rooms have a private bathroom, each room can be booked as a single, double or triple room. Wifi is available in all rooms and in the garden. Restaurant: Breakfast is served and international cuisine with French accents is served throughout the day.  Activities:  Excursions to the surrounding area, e.g. to the Entebbe Botanical Garden, can be arranged