Nile boat safari by Murchison Falls, Uganda

Classic Uganda Holiday

All of Uganda's top highlights including gorillas and chimps in a wonderful 12-day trip

Nile boat safari by Murchison Falls, Uganda


12 days from £6700pp plus international flights.

From Murchison Falls, to wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP, chimps in Kibale and gorillas in Bwindi.

  • Uganda's main highlights in 12 days
  • Magical trek to see the gorillas
  • Two chances to trek to see chimpanzees
  • Game drives at Queen Elizabeth NP
  • Good quality lodges and camps

In a 12-day holiday you can really get to see most of the main highlights in Uganda. This itinerary is one suggestion of how you might like to do this, but given that this is a tailor made holiday, we can tweak this as you like.

Since this trip covers a lot of ground, you should be aware that there are some long drives. However, the journey really is all part of the fun. Apart from a few main roads, much of Uganda's roads are graded gravel and earth. This makes journeys slower and more interesting and there is village life all along the roadsides, so you will be doing a lot of waving! Bear in mind that in the rainy season, journeys can become very difficult.

You will have a private driver/guide throughout your trip, and all your accommodation is all very good quality.

Starting in Murchison Falls in the north, you slowly make your way down through Kibale Forest, into Queen Elizabeth National Park, on to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and finally return to Entebbe.

Within this exciting itinerary you will be able to enjoy wildlife game drives, a boat cruise to the foot of Murchison Falls, chimp trekking, another boat cruise in the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth NP, and, of course, gorilla trekking - the highlight of the trip for many.

We recognise that this is an expensive trip when based on only two people travelling together (as this has been costed), but the price drops considerably if there are more people in your party.

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Experiences you could have on this holiday

As well as seeing fabulous landscapes, game viewing and boat trips, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this safari holiday.

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Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.

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Where you could be staying

Below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. Being a tailor-made safari, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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