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The Ultimate Uganda Safari

This ultimate safari starts in Entebbe, from where you set off for the famous Murchison Falls National Park, where you will discover the Nile River by boat, like the early explorers did. From here, you will fly to Fort Portal and continue your journey to Kibale’ s thick forests for action-packed Chimpanzee trekking. Next you will enjoy some more safari wilderness at Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ishasha, to continue on a high note, looking for the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Finally, you will visit Lake Mburo’s idyllic get away and absorb its breath taking views.


12 Days


The Boma is one of Entebbe's original and most exclusive hotels, set in tropical gardens in a leafy suburb, a few minutes drive from Entebbe International Airport. All rooms are individually decorated in a mixture of African and European décor.The Boma is one of Entebbe's original and most exclusive hotels, set in tropical gardens in a leafy suburb, a few minutes drive from Entebbe International Airport. All rooms are individually decorated in a mixture of African and European décor.

Bakers Lodge with only 10 units, is the ideal size for personalized service, a true haven of style and serenity, complete with balcony and private bathroom. The safari décor of the lodge reflects the feel of early explorers yet with a touch of modern day comfort.

Ndali Lodge - About 25 km south of Fort Portal, Ndali lies at the center of a 1000 acres of privately owned fertile farmland, still cultivated in a traditional style. Set between a stunning backdrop of the Crater Lake and the Rwenzori mountain range, the lodge has been the home to Aubrey’s family for several generations. There are 8 stone & thatched cottages providing luxurious accommodation for 16 guests. They were designed by Capt. Mark Price, imaginatively and comfortably furnished with emphasis on the use local materials.  Each cottage, large enough to accommodate a family, has en-suite and a private verandah, perfect for watching the sun setting behind the Rwenzori Mountains. At night the dining room is festooned with candles - the lodge has no electricity or generators to destroy the tranquility and atmosphere although there are sufficient solar lights.

Ishasha Wilderness Camp offers quality accommodation in this un-spoilt southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for its tree climbing. It’s an idyllic retreat for people who truly enjoy the wilderness. Each of the ten spacious framed canvas rooms, situated in the wooded area besides the river, is comfortably furnished with large mosquito netted beds and its own private en suite bathroom. A central lounge and dining area, under a cool thatched roof, provides a comfortable environment for meals and relaxing during the day. A shaded area beside the river offers al fresco dining and an evening ‘fireplace’ for guests to relax with sundowners and share their day’s experience. Designed to have as low impact as possible on nature, the camp operates with low usage of water, power and other resources yet without compromising your comfort.

Buhoma Lodge commands spectacular and uninterrupted views of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park home to the rare and elusive Mountain Gorilla. Eight, comfortable cottages have been carefully built, each with its own private verandah, allowing wonderful views of the forest canopy of the National Park. Inside the spacious cottages you will find comfortable beds with well-appointed en suite bathroom. An elevated lounge area, complete with bar and dining facilities, offers a cosy, comfortable environment, to discuss the day’s activities around the fireplaces which add atmosphere and warmth in the cool evenings. Water supply is gravity fed and solar power is used for lighting with power points limited to a central area allocated for recharging cameras and videos.

Mihingo Lodge is a peaceful and exclusive retreat adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park.  It features ten rooms built on wooden platforms with stilts, covered by a thatched roof. Suspended under the thatched roof is a spacious and comfortable tent equipped with en-suite bathrooms with stunning views.  Each luxury tented room is nestled on a private piece of the lodge's property, enabling guests to enjoy the tranquil environment in complete seclusion. Placed in varied settings, some rooms are situated in a forest, some with a lake view, and some on rocky outcrops. The main dining area is a large thatched structure built of rocks, the wood of dead weathered olive trees found on the land, and native grasses. Below the dining area, an infinity swimming pool stretches out from the rocks and seems to disappear into the vast landscape beyond.  From the dining and pool area, guests can enjoy the view of a westward oriented valley and its stunning evening sunsets over Lake Mburo National Park


  • The Boma
  • Bakers Lodge
  • Ndali Lodge
  • Ishasha Wildernes Camp
  • Buhoma Lodge
  • Mihingo Lodge


Safari Costs from 7295 $ ppsh (min 2 pax)

+ Chimp permit  $ 150 pp

+ Gorilla permit $ 600 pp

Costs include :

  • Meet and greet services
  • All transfers and transportation in 4X4 vehicles
  • Experienced English speaking driver/ guides
  • Accommodation on full board basis (except for day 1)
  • Park entry fees
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water in vehicle

Costs Exclude :

  • Meals and beverages, other than specified.
  • International airfares, passport and visa fees and service charges for obtaining visas.
  • Excess baggage charges levied by airlines.
  • Gratuities to driver/guides and other conveyance attendants.
  • Laundry and other items of a personal nature such drinks, telephone calls ETC
  • Personal, cancellation and baggage insurance.


7295 $ ppsh + permits


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