Uganda round trip – 13 days

13 Days

participants: 1 – 6

Experience the "Pearl of Africa"

The 13-day round trip shows you Uganda’s most beautiful national parks with the country’s wealth of wildlife on the Equator, the Big 5 and the unique mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenatrable National Park. You will experience a hike in the Kibale Forest and observe the chimpanzee families living there, go on a boat safari on the Kazinga Channel between Lake Edward and Lake George, a boat trip on the Nile and visit a local family in the Bigodi Swamp. The highlight of the trip is the hike to the gorillas in Bwindi, an experience you will never forget.


Private tour with private driver/guide and Landcruiser
Accommodation and meals according to the itinerary
All transfers according to the itinerary of the tour
Rides in a 4×4 Landcruiser off-road vehicle with window seat
All park entrance fees & activities
1x Chimpanzee Permit
professional, English-speaking guide/driver
Drinking water


Gorilla Permit (800 USD)


• 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:
with 2 participants: 3990 Euro
4 participants: 3360 Euro
6 participants: 3265 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: Entebbe – Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, our employee will show you to your rental vehicle and you will set off on your safari in Uganda. Your first destination is Lake Mburo National Park, the smallest park in Uganda. You won’t find lions and elephants here, but you will find a large number of zebras, antelopes, warthogs and many rare bird species. During the drive to Lake Mburo NP, you will gain your first impressions of life in Uganda, the traders on the roadside offer fresh fruit and the hilly landscape always offers interesting views. In the course of the afternoon you will reach your lodge and have the opportunity to relax and enjoy nature

– Driving distance: 300 km Driving time: approx. 6h

Day 3: Lake Mburo National Park – Walking Safari – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

In Lake Mburo National Park, you have the opportunity to take part in a walking safari. In the early morning, you start your exploration tour into the national park together with an experienced ranger, who will show you footprints and animal droppings and explain which animals are nearby. It is particularly exciting to see the wild animals up close. After lunch, the tour continues towards Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where you will reach your lodge in the late afternoon.

Day 4: 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 5: Bwindi – Drive to Ishasha

We now continue north through the Bwindi Impenetrable NP. The next destination is the southern part of Queen Elisabeth National Park, the Ishasha area. Surrounded by game reserves, Ishasha is home to a striking number of large mammals, including elephants, lions, buffalo and leopards. The road leads through the rainforest with its mist-shrouded valleys and gigantic tree population. In the afternoon you reach the savannah of the Ishasha region.

Day 6: Ishasha – Queen Elisabeth National Park

After a hearty breakfast, you will continue your journey to the north of Queen Elisabeth National Park. There are two lakes in the park, Lake George and Lake Edwrd, both connected by the Kazinga Canal.  There are very different natural areas on the almost 2000 km², lake landscapes, savannahs, swamps and the crater land in the north of the park are home to almost 100 species of mammals. In addition to a large elephant population, lions, zebras, antelopes and buffalo can also be observed. Arrive at your lodge in the early afternoon and enjoy the view of the Bark and the Rwenzori Mountains in the background.

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 National Park – Fort Portal

Today you leave Queen Elisabeth National Park in the direction of Fort Portal and Kibale Forrest. On the way to Kasese you will have the opportunity to do some shopping, and if you continue to Fort Portal you will also find banks, stores, the market and cafés. You will find your lodge outside the city.


Day 9: 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 10: Kibale Forest – Murchison Falls National Park

The best for last! Murchison Falls National Park is the most impressive park in Uganda and today’s destination. You leave Semliki National Park and drive via Fort Portal to Hoima. There is time for a snack, then we continue through small villages along Lake Albert to Murchison Falls National Park. In the afternoon you reach your lodge and enjoy the fantastic view of the Nile.

Day 11: 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 12: Drive to the Rhino Ziwa Sanctuary

Murchison Falls National Park has a special attraction to offer. A few specimens of the rare prehistoric-looking pairs of shoebills still live here today. Upright, the shoebill measures an impressive 1.20 meters in height. You start today on a boat tour By boat to the Albert Nile Delta and, with a bit of luck, you will come across rare animals. Lake Albert is the 7th largest lake in Africa. Papyrus lines the shore. Whistling ducks like the wobbly plant islands and gray kingfishers drill their nests into the earth of the shore. After lunch at the lodge, you leave the park and drive towards Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Day 13: Ziwa Sanctuary – Drive to Entebbe

This morning you will visit the rhinos. Together with a ranger, you set off on foot to see the impressive animals. You should always remain calm. You can observe the magnificent animals at close range. You will then start your journey towards Kampala. In the course of the afternoon you will reach your comfortable hotel directly on Lake Victoria.


Carpe Diem Guesthouse

catering: breakfast
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


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.

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

stay: 2 nights

Location: Rushaga Gorilla Camp is located in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the paradise for trekking to the world-famous silverback gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The lodge is located just 10 minutes from the Nshongi gorilla group of endangered mountain gorillas. The starting point for gorilla tracking is just minutes away, a jungle and lush jungle area in southwestern Uganda. The lodge is located in the Rusaga sector and is home to 7 groups of gorillas: Mishaya, Kahungye, Nshongi, Bweza, Rwigi, Kutu and Busingye. Where to stay: The lodge has spacious cottages, each with its own private terrace from which you can enjoy magnificent views of the pristine tropical rainforest. The comfortable private bathrooms have hot water, toilet and shower. Restaurant: Dinner is served in the restaurant in the main building, where you can enjoy international cuisine with a local twist

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


Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge

stay: 2 nights

Location: Surrounded by the Queen Elisabeth National Park and located on the edge of the Kazinga Canal, this lodge offers a unique ambience. The nocturnal bush sounds of hippos and hyenas will certainly be remembered for a long time. Accommodation: The lodge has 12 rooms on a raised platform, built from canevas and local woods. The huge windows with mosquito nets allow for a 180 degree view and make for a natural experience. Each room has a private terrace overlooking the river. The rooms have a bathroom with toilet and an outdoor shower. Restaurant: If the weather permits, a 4-course menu will be served in the evening in a cozy atmosphere outside the restaurant around the campfire.

Kibale Forest Camp

stay: 2 nights

Location: Kibale Forest Camp is located in the area of the evergreen forest, just outside the national park. The camp is adjacent to the Magombe Swamp, also known as the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The starting point of the chimpanzee trekking is only a 10-minute drive away. Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp offers 10 classic safari tents with single or double beds, each with a private bathroom and hot water shower. Restaurant: The open and spacious restaurant offers excellent cuisine.


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.


Amuka Safari Lodge

stay: 1 night

Location: Amuka Lodge is located in a pristine forest area deep in the heart of the Ziwa Rhino Sancturary in Nakitoma with a swimming pool, bar and open restaurant. Amenities: The tasteful lodge has ten cottages constructed of hardwood and stone with a large private veranda. All chalets are located in the forest. Restaurant: The open restaurant serves local and European cuisine in buffet style. Cooking and baking takes place in the kitchen and in the open air. The bar is the perfect place to end the day.