Uganda Tours & Itineraries

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View down Murchison Falls
Map of Explore the Nature & Wildlife of Uganda - 8 Days
Explore the Nature & Wildlife of Uganda - 8 Days

With just over a week in Uganda, you can see most of the country's highlights. You'll visit incredible national parks like Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, and the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You'll track rhinos, seek out gorillas and chimpanzees, and take a boat ride to the roaring Murchison Falls.

See wild elephants and other animals in the Kazinga Channel of Queen Elizabeth National Park
Map of Uganda National Parks: Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi - 8 days
Uganda National Parks: Kibale, Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi - 8 days

On this eight-day tour, you will be visiting some of Uganda's incredible national parks. Begin at Kibale Forest National Park, where you will track chimpanzees and go bird-watching at a wetland preserve. Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park for land and water safaris. You'll see elephants, lions, leopards, hippos, buffaloes, crocodiles, and more! End with the experience of a lifetime: seeing wild mountain gorillas up close at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Observe gorillas like this silverback in the dense foliage of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
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Gorilla Trek in Uganda - 3 Days

Head from Kigali into a UNESCO Natural World Heritage park to see mountain gorillas in their natural habitat with this itinerary. You'll follow a ranger into the jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to meet these endangered animals in their home along the western Rift Valley.

See troops of gorillas eating and socializing in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Map of Gorillas & Big Game Safari - 6 Days
Gorillas & Big Game Safari - 6 Days

Fall in love with the wild landscapes of Uganda and the animals that live in them on this six-day adventure. Keep an eye out for lions, elephants, and more as you explore two national parks and enjoy safaris on both land and water. You'll also spend a day tracking a family of mountain gorillas through the forest for an unforgettable experience.

Seek out gorillas as you hike through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Map of Gorillas in Uganda & Trekking in The Congo - 8 Days
Gorillas in Uganda & Trekking in The Congo - 8 Days

If you've ever wanted to see and photograph gorillas in the wild, this trip is for you! Seek out silverbacks, harvest coffee with the locals, and hike into a volcanic crater as you travel through three African countries. Immerse yourself in several distinctive local cultures for the trip of a lifetime.

Wild mountain gorillas at Bwindi
Map of Uganda Mountain Gorilla Adventure: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park - 4 Days
Uganda Mountain Gorilla Adventure: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park - 4 Days

Head deep into the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Located in southwestern Uganda, its mist-covered hillsides are blanketed by one of the country's oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests. The purpose of your excursion will be to see wild mountain gorillas, one of the most endangered great ape species on the planet. Expert park rangers will guide you into the forest and help you interact with the gorillas in a responsible and environmentally-friendly way.

Giraffes in Murchison Falls National Park
Map of Uganda's National Parks: Kidepo to Bwindi - 14 Days
Uganda's National Parks: Kidepo to Bwindi - 14 Days

Hop between five of Uganda's greatest national parks on this two-week itinerary for nature lovers. Spot lions in rugged Kidepo, cruise along the Nile at Murchison Falls, embark on incredible wildlife safaris in Queen Elizabeth, and track chimpanzees through the jungle in Kalinzu. After a visit to the lush "Mountains of the Moon" in Rwenzori, you'll trek into the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to see endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.

A young mountain gorilla in the dense forests of Uganda
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Ultimate Uganda Wildlife Adventure - 18 Days

From mountain gorillas to Rothschild's giraffes and white rhinos, Uganda's untamed wilderness is home to some of the rarest and most remarkable animals on earth. You'll have the chance to see them all on this epic 18-day adventure. Journey through four spectacular national parks, embark on wildlife safaris, game drives, and trekking expeditions, and take part in cultural experiences that help support conservation and the local community.

Observe Nile crocodiles and other wildlife on safari in Lake Mbaro National Park
Map of Uganda & Rwanda: Wildlife, Culture & National Parks - 11 Days
Uganda & Rwanda: Wildlife, Culture & National Parks - 11 Days

Combine wildlife experiences and cultural excursions for an unforgettable 11-day journey through Uganda and Rwanda. Explore Uganda's national parks on a series of wildlife safaris, then trek into the jungle to see rare mountain gorillas in the wild. Support community and conservation efforts along the way with visits to local villages, farms, and markets, and spend a day with the Batwa people to learn about their sacred relationship with the forest. Your trip ends over the border in Rwanda, where you'll discover the thriving modern capital of Kigali.

Enjoy a gorilla-tracking expedition in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
Map of Uganda's National Parks: Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth - 5 Days
Uganda's National Parks: Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth - 5 Days

This five-day Ugandan adventure takes you deep into the mist-shrouded hills of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park—home to over half the remaining mountain gorillas on Earth. With the help of specialized guides, you'll track, observe, and interact with these gentle giants in an unforgettable and environmentally-conscious way. After two nights in the jungle, transfer to the sweeping savannas of Queen Elizabeth National Park, where lions, elephants, and giraffes roam the Rift Valley floor.

A lioness and her cub in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Map of Uganda's National Parks: Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi - 7 Days
Uganda's National Parks: Queen Elizabeth & Bwindi - 7 Days

Southwestern Uganda is home to two jewels of biodiversity and conservation: Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Parks. On this week-long adventure, you'll immerse yourself in the wonders of both—observing lions, giraffes, and elephants on Rift Valley savannas, then trekking through mist-laden jungles to see endangered mountain gorillas in the wild.

Enjoy a land and water safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park and spot hippos like this mother and calf in the Kazinga Channel
Map of Uganda's National Parks: Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi, Kibale & Rwenzori - 10  Days
Uganda's National Parks: Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi, Kibale & Rwenzori - 10 Days

This 10-day tour showcases four of Uganda's most spectacular national parks, with an unforgettable itinerary of wildlife safaris and trekking excursions. Spot lions, elephants, and hippos on the protected savannas of Queen Elizabeth, interact with rare mountain gorillas among the impenetrable forests of Bwindi, track chimpanzees in the dense jungles of Kibale, and discover the lush, flowering mountainsides of Rwenzori.

See the famous tree-climbing lions of Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park
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Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda Safari - 10 Days

Encounter rare wildlife on this 10-day safari in Uganda and Rwanda's remote national parks. Begin in the famous Volcanoes National Park, where you'll see Golden Monkeys and visit a cultural village, before crossing the Ugandan border to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for a once-in-a-lifetime gorilla trek. Spot African animals by land and water at pristine Queen Elizabeth National Park and then head to Kalinzu Reserve for chimpanzee hikes and a trip to an elephant conservation project.

Experience the culture of Uganda through its people, food, and music
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Cultural & Culinary Tour of Uganda - 7 Days

Mix cultural activities with some relaxing downtime over a week in Uganda. After arriving in Entebbe, you'll embark on community tourism activities that involve music, dance, crafting, cooking classes, and more. Not only will you meet local tribespeople, but you'll immerse yourself in their culture on food tours, visits to art galleries, and local markets before finishing the trip with a relaxing day on the beach.

See gorillas in their native habitat at Bwindi
Map of Highlights of Uganda: Entebbe, Kibale & Bwindi - 7 Days
Highlights of Uganda: Entebbe, Kibale & Bwindi - 7 Days

Pack in the highlights of beautiful Uganda over seven unforgettable days. There's much to see and do here, beginning with a city tour of the capital of Kampala, followed by a visit to Kibale National Park, where you'll go on nature hikes to see the resident chimpanzees. But that's not all—you'll also venture into the highland jungles of Bwindi to view wild mountain gorillas in their natural environment.

A leopard in a tree in Murchison Falls National Park
Map of Uganda Wildlife Adventure: Murchison Falls National Park & Jinja - 5 Days
Uganda Wildlife Adventure: Murchison Falls National Park & Jinja - 5 Days

This five-day adventure takes you through the incredible nature and culture of Uganda. Kickstart your trip with a game drive through Murchison Falls National Park, then take a boat ride to the top of Murchison Falls. Trek to see endangered southern white rhinos in the wild, go quad biking, and savor locally-grown coffee. From cruising to the source of the mighty Nile to exploring the vibrant city of Kampala, you'll get immersed in Uganda's wildlife and culture in a short amount of time.

See eastern chimpanzees in the wilds of Uganda
Map of Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Safari - 7 Days
Uganda Gorillas & Chimps Safari - 7 Days

Prepare for an unforgettable trip through Uganda to experience its natural beauty and meet its resident primate species. This is one of the only places in the world where you can see wild mountain gorillas in their natural environment, which you'll do on jungle hikes to their community. As a bonus, you'll accompany researchers and guides on excursions into the forest to meet wild chimpanzees.

Follow chimpanzees through the forest in Kibale National Park
Map of Epic Uganda & Rwanda Adventure: Entebbe to Kigali - 14 Days
Epic Uganda & Rwanda Adventure: Entebbe to Kigali - 14 Days

Experience two of East Africa's lesser-visited gems on this two-week adventure through Uganda and Rwanda. Spot rare wildlife and witness extraordinary biodiversity between five national parks, and get a taste of the local culture with visits to community-led initiatives and Indigenous villages. Highlights include spotting tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park, tracking golden monkeys through Volcanoes National Park, and an aerial canopy walk through the Nyungwe Forest.

Seek out local wildlife as you cruise down the Nile River, near Lake Victoria
Map of Highlights of Uganda: Wildlife & Landscapes - 10 Days
Highlights of Uganda: Wildlife & Landscapes - 10 Days

Discover Uganda's diverse wildlife and landscapes on this 10-day highlights trip. Start with a cultural excursion in the capital, Kampala, then head east for adrenaline-pumping ziplining in Mabira Forest, followed by whitewater rafting and a cruise on the Nile River. Wildlife adventures include gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, tracking endangered rhinos, and spotting iconic African animals on land and water safaris at Murchison Falls, Kibale, and Queen Elizabeth National Parks.

Zipline through Uganda's Mabira Forest
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Uganda Active Adventure - 7 Days

If your idea of a vacation is adrenaline-pumping adventures in exotic locales, this weeklong escape to Uganda is for you. Discover the wild beauty of East Africa as you embark on exciting tours in scenic locales that include ziplining, quad biking, whitewater rafting, and more. During these seven days, you'll also hike to thundering waterfalls, tour coffee plantations, and go bungee jumping over the Nile River.

Get a feel for local life at the fruit and vegetable markets of Uganda
Map of Culture, Cuisine & Chimpanzees in Uganda - 5 Days
Culture, Cuisine & Chimpanzees in Uganda - 5 Days

Embark on a five-day adventure through Uganda's rich culture and cuisine. Start your trip with a tour of a buzzing trading center and sandy beach in Entebbe, then visit the Entanda Initiative, where you'll enjoy an immersive experience with the local cuisine, sports, and herbal medicine. Visit a local school in Matuga, meet the adorable chimpanzees of Ngamba Island, and get hands-on with a cooking class in Kampala and a painting class in the art markets of Entebbe.

Along with the famous gorillas, you'll spot remarkable Ugandan wildlife like kudus
Map of East Africa Wildlife & Culture Tour: Tanzania & Uganda - 14 Days
East Africa Wildlife & Culture Tour: Tanzania & Uganda - 14 Days

Spend two weeks experiencing the best of Tanzania and Uganda's wildlife alongside enriching cultural experiences. Setting off from Arusha, you'll embark on game drives through Tarangire National Park and a hot-air balloon ride over the Serengeti. After spotting Big Five animals and meeting Maasai villagers in Ngorongoro Crater, fly to Uganda to track gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, visit the chimpanzee sanctuary on Ngamba Island, and seek out rare birdlife in the Mabamba Swamp.

Get a glimpse into Ugandan life on this cultural 10-day tour
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Uganda Cultural Journey - 10 Days

Discover Uganda's ancient cultures and landscapes on this 10-day tour. Touch down in Entebbe and journey east to cruise the River Nile, tour a local coffee plantation, and participate in a sacred cave experience with the Sabiny people. Head to the remote north next, where you'll visit traditional Karamojong villages and spot wildlife on safari in Kidepo National Park. Finish the adventure by hiking through the Morungole Mountains with the Indigenous Ik community.

Explore Murchison Falls National Park
Map of Ultimate Uganda Wildlife Tour: National Parks & Cultural Highlights - 14 Days
Ultimate Uganda Wildlife Tour: National Parks & Cultural Highlights - 14 Days

Wildlife lovers look no farther—on this far-reaching Ugandan itinerary, you'll check off five renowned national parks in two weeks. Start with explorations of Entebbe and Kampala, then set off to spot hippos on a boat cruise to Murchison Falls, track chimps through the forests of Kibale, and search out the Big Five on game drives in Queen Elizabeth. After a trek into the misty hills of Bwindi to meet its resident gorillas, you'll wind down with a horseback safari in Lake Mburo.

Keep an eye out for hippos partially submerged in the Nile
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Culture & Wildlife Tour of Uganda - 14 Days

This 14-day itinerary takes you through the diverse landscapes and rich cultural tapestry of Uganda. Begin your adventure with a city tour of the capital, Kampala, before heading north to Jinja, known as the source of the Nile. Meet the Karamojong people in Moroto, then leave civilization behind as you venture into three national parks. Spend your time going on game drives, tracking chimpanzees through the forest, and cruising to cascading waterfalls.

Experience multisport adventures amid Uganda's most stunning natural settings
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Active Uganda Adventure - 10 Days

This exhilarating 10-day Ugandan journey promises adrenaline-packed adventures and plenty of hiking. Beginning and ending on the shores of Lake Victoria in Entebbe, you'll set out to conquer the slopes of Mount Elgon with a three-day trek, experience heart-pounding activities like bungee jumping and whitewater rafting, and explore mist-laden trails around Sipi Falls. Along the way, you'll delve into the local culture, see how coffee is grown and made, and tackle extra day hikes through ever-changing landscapes.

Observe golden monkeys in Mgahinga National Park
Map of Uganda's Hidden Gem: Mgahinga National Park - 5 Days
Uganda's Hidden Gem: Mgahinga National Park - 5 Days

With this five-day Uganda adventure, you'll explore the buzzing streets of Kampala and the rich natural beauty of Mgahinga National Park, Uganda's smallest. Track majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat, spend a morning with rare golden monkeys, and engage with the Indigenous Batwa people before returning to Entebbe. This itinerary offers a brief yet authentic exploration of Uganda's wildlife, culture, and people as you veer off the beaten path.

Set off on a three-day hike through Mount Elgon National Park
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Active Uganda Adventure - 14 Days

This active 14-day adventure across Uganda promises a diverse and thrilling experience, blending cultural exploration with adrenaline-pumping activities and wildlife encounters. The journey starts and ends in Entebbe, stopping in quaint villages and pristine national parks as you whitewater raft down the Nile, abseil down Sipi Falls, take a multiday trek up mighty Mount Elgon, and track chimpanzees through the Rwenzori Mountains.

Cruise through Mabamba Swamp to look for the majestic shoebill
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Highlights of Uganda & Rwanda: Culture, Wildlife & Nature - 10 Days

In just 10 days, you'll discover Uganda and Rwanda's rich culture and abundant wildlife, starting with a city tour and cooking class in Kampala. The journey continues in Murchison Falls National Park, where an early morning game drive and boat cruise await. Fly to Kigali next for a guided tour of the capital and a transfer to Volcanoes National Park to track mountain gorillas through the forest. End back in Entebbe for a day trip to see the shoebill storks of Mabamba Swamp.