15-Day Ultimate Uganda Expedition: Wildlife Safari

15 Days

Trip Facts

  • Landcruiser, Minivans, Minibuses
  • Instant Booking
  • Hotels, Lodges
  • 5-50
  • 15-99 yrs
  • All Seasons
  • Moderate
  • Fully Guided
  • Private & Group


Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with our 15-day Ultimate Uganda Expedition: Wildlife Safari. This immersive journey takes you through Uganda’s most iconic national parks, where you’ll encounter a stunning array of wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.

Imagine waking up to the calls of exotic birds and the rustling of leaves as you begin each day in a new and exciting location. You’ll traverse through lush forests, open savannas, and rugged mountains, each offering a unique glimpse into Uganda’s rich biodiversity.

Your days will be filled with exhilarating game drives, where you’ll have the chance to spot lions, elephants, giraffes, and other majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Boat safaris along the Nile River will bring you face to face with hippos, crocodiles, and a dazzling array of bird species.

Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park will take you deep into the heart of the jungle, where you’ll witness these intelligent primates swinging through the trees. Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest will bring you up close and personal with one of our closest relatives, the mountain gorilla, in an experience that will stay with you forever.

Each evening, you’ll relax in luxurious accommodations, reflecting on the day’s adventures and preparing for the excitement that lies ahead. You’ll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in local culture, with visits to traditional villages and interactions with the welcoming Ugandan people.

This expedition is not just a safari; it’s a journey of discovery, a chance to connect with nature in its purest form and to witness the beauty and wonder of Uganda’s wildlife and landscapes. Join us on this unforgettable adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Trip Highlights

  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park, where you'll witness these intelligent primates swinging through the trees in their natural habitat.
  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, offering a rare and unforgettable encounter with one of the world's most endangered species, the mountain gorilla.
  • Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, known for its diverse ecosystems and wildlife, including tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos, and an abundance of bird species.
  • Boat safaris along the Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park, providing opportunities to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of birdlife, all against the backdrop of the majestic Murchison Falls.
  • Rhino tracking experience in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where you'll get up close to these magnificent creatures on foot and learn about conservation efforts to protect them from extinction.
  • Exploring the scenic Sipi Falls, a series of three waterfalls cascading down the slopes of Mount Elgon, and embarking on guided hikes to witness the breathtaking views.
  • Game drives in Kidepo Valley National Park, one of Uganda's most remote and pristine wilderness areas, offering sightings of iconic species such as lions, elephants, giraffes, and buffalo against the backdrop of stunning savannas and rugged mountains.
  • Cultural encounters with local communities, providing insight into Uganda's rich cultural heritage and traditional way of life.
  • Relaxing at Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda's deepest lake, known for its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere, and enjoying optional activities such as canoeing, bird watching, or cultural experiences with the local community.


Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you’ll be warmly welcomed and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala. The following day, venture to Jinja, Uganda’s adventure capital. Explore the Source of the Nile and partake in exhilarating activities like white-water rafting or bungee jumping. Overnight stay in Jinja.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart from Jinja and travel to Sipi Falls, located near Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda. Enjoy a guided hike to explore the stunning Sipi Falls, a series of three waterfalls cascading down the slopes of Mount Elgon. Witness breathtaking views of these falls and surrounding landscapes. Overnight stay at Sipi Falls.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Kidepo Valley National Park, an untouched wilderness teeming with diverse wildlife. Spend two days exploring the park’s savannas and rugged mountains through game drives and nature walks, encountering lions, elephants, giraffes, and more. Overnight stay at Kidepo Savannah Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Track rhinos on foot in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary before continuing to Murchison Falls National Park. Enjoy game drives and boat safaris along the Nile River, marveling at the park’s stunning scenery and abundant wildlife such as elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and diverse bird species. Overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journey to Kibale Forest National Park for an unforgettable chimpanzee trekking experience. Explore the lush forest and encounter chimpanzees, red colobus monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys and other primates as they swing through trees. Enjoy a guided nature walk through the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Primate Lodge Kibale.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the scenic beauty of the Rwenzori Mountains also known as “Mountains of the Moon” with a guided nature walk, through the foothills of the mountains immersing yourself in the rich biodiversity of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight stay at Rwenzori Mountains National Park.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park for two days of wildlife exploration. Enjoy game drives, boat cruises along the Kazinga Channel, and guided nature walks. Encounter tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos, and diverse bird species. Overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embark on a gorilla trekking expedition in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population. Trek through the dense forest in search of a habituated gorilla family and spend a magical hour observing these incredible creatures in their natural habitat. Overnight stay at Bwindi Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After an unforgettable wildlife safari, unwind at Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda’s deepest lake, known for its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere. Enjoy optional activities such as canoeing, bird watching, or cultural encounters with the local community. Later, Likana Safaris representatives will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight, marking the end of your ultimate Uganda expedition.



  • Tailored Accommodation (budget, midrange, or luxury)
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation in air-conditioned minivan, Landcruiser
  • Professional Experienced English-speaking driver/guide
  • Guided activities
  • Bottled water during transfers and activities
  • All park entrance fees and taxes


  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary (available to purchase)
  • Additional meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary (available to purchase)


What should I pack for the Ultimate Uganda Expedition?

Packing essentials for the Ultimate Uganda Expedition include lightweight and breathable clothing in neutral colors, comfortable walking shoes, a wide-brimmed hat, jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a camera with extra batteries, and a reusable water bottle. Additionally, it is recommended to pack a small backpack for day trips and safaris.

What wildlife can I expect to see on this trip?

The Ultimate Uganda Expedition offers opportunities to see a wide variety of wildlife, including chimpanzees, gorillas, elephants, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, and numerous bird species. Each national park and wildlife area visited on the expedition is home to a unique array of wildlife, providing diverse and memorable safari experiences.

Is gorilla trekking safe?

Yes, gorilla trekking is considered safe when conducted responsibly with experienced guides and trackers. The mountain gorillas in Uganda are habituated to human presence, and strict guidelines are in place to ensure the safety of both visitors and gorillas during trekking excursions.

Are there opportunities for cultural interactions on this trip?

Yes, the Ultimate Uganda Expedition includes opportunities for cultural interactions with local communities. These may include visits to traditional villages, cultural performances, and interactions with local artisans. These experiences offer insight into Uganda’s rich cultural heritage and provide opportunities to learn about traditional lifestyles and customs.

What is the group size for the Ultimate Uganda Expedition?

Group sizes for the expedition vary but are typically small to ensure a personalized experience. This allows for better interaction with guides and fellow travelers and enhances the overall safari experience. Group sizes may range from 5 to 50 participants, depending on the departure date and availability.

Do I need a visa to visit Uganda?

Yes, most visitors to Uganda require a visa for entry. Visas can be obtained upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport or at land border crossings. It is advisable to check the latest visa requirements and regulations before travel.

What kind of accommodations can I expect on this trip?

Accommodations on the Ultimate Uganda Expedition range from comfortable Hotels to lodges, all chosen for their proximity to wildlife areas and natural beauty. Hotels and Lodges are typically well-appointed, offering a blend of modern amenities and an authentic safari experience.

Are there any health considerations for this trip?

Yes, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare provider or travel clinic before embarking on the Ultimate Uganda Expedition to discuss necessary vaccinations and medications. It is also important to stay hydrated, use insect repellent, and practice good hygiene to avoid illness.

Can I extend my stay in Uganda after the expedition?

Yes, you can extend your stay in Uganda after the Ultimate Uganda Expedition. Likana Safaris can assist you in arranging additional accommodations, activities, and transfers to suit your preferences. Whether you wish to explore more national parks, relax at a lakeside resort, or visit cultural sites, there are plenty of options to extend your stay and further explore Uganda’s beauty.

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