17-Day Wild Frontier Safari: Uganda Safaris

17 Days

Trip Facts

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


Embark on an unforgettable 17-day Wild Frontier Safari through Uganda’s untamed wilderness. This extraordinary journey is more than just a safari; it’s an immersive experience that will awaken your senses and leave you in awe of nature’s splendor.

Picture yourself waking up to the symphony of exotic birdsong and the gentle rustle of leaves as you begin each day in a new and captivating location. From the vibrant streets of Entebbe to the tranquil shores of Lake Bunyonyi, every moment of this safari is filled with wonder and excitement.

Throughout your expedition, you’ll traverse diverse landscapes, from lush forests to vast savannas, and rugged mountains. Each turn of the journey offers a unique opportunity to encounter Uganda’s rich biodiversity up close.

Prepare for exhilarating game drives where you’ll have the chance to spot iconic African wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, and more. Glide along the Nile River on boat safaris, where hippos wallow in the waters and crocodiles bask in the sun.

Experience the thrill of tracking rhinos on foot at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and marvel at the majestic Murchison Falls in Murchison Falls National Park. Journey deep into the heart of the jungle for chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park and come face to face with these fascinating primates in their natural habitat.

The highlight of your adventure awaits in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where you’ll embark on a life-changing gorilla trekking expedition. Witness the intimate moments of these gentle giants as they go about their daily lives, an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

As each day comes to a close, unwind in luxurious accommodations that blend seamlessly with the surrounding wilderness. Reflect on the day’s adventures under the star-studded African sky and savor the flavors of authentic Ugandan cuisine.

This safari is more than just a journey; it’s a chance to connect with nature in its purest form and to create memories that will last a lifetime. Join us on this wild frontier safari and embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the legendary source of the Nile in Jinja, where the mighty river begins its epic journey through Africa.
  • Discover the mesmerizing Sipi Falls, a cascade of three stunning waterfalls set against the backdrop of Mount Elgon's dramatic slopes.
  • Immerse yourself in the remote beauty of Kidepo Valley National Park, where lions roam freely and giraffes graze under vast African skies.
  • Witness nature's raw power at Murchison Falls, where the Nile squeezes through a 7-meter gap, creating a thunderous spectacle.
  • rek through the lush Kibale Forest, home to playful chimpanzees and other primates, for a close encounter with our closest relatives
  • Trek through the mystical Rwenzori Mountains, known as the "Mountains of the Moon," and immerse yourself in their enchanting beauty.
  • Come face to face with the gentle giants of the forest on a gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a life-changing experience.
  • Relax and rejuvenate at Lake Bunyonyi, known for its tranquil beauty and stunning vistas, offering the perfect respite after your safari adventures.


Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, Likana Safaris representatives will greet you and transfer you to your accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala. The following day, venture to Jinja, the adventure capital of Uganda. Explore the legendary Source of the Nile and engage in thrilling activities like white-water rafting or bungee jumping. Overnight stay in Jinja.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart Jinja and journey to Sipi Falls near Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda. Embark on a guided hike to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the three cascading waterfalls of Sipi. Marvel at the stunning scenery and enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape. Overnight stay at Sipi Falls.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Kidepo Valley National Park, a remote and pristine wilderness area. Spend two days exploring the park’s diverse landscapes and encountering iconic wildlife species such as lions, elephants, giraffes, and buffalo. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the savannas and rugged mountains. Overnight stay at Kidepo Savannah Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for an exhilarating rhino tracking experience on foot. Continue to Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll embark on game drives and boat safaris along the majestic Nile River. Witness the powerful Murchison Falls and encounter a myriad of wildlife, including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and diverse bird species. Overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journey to Kibale Forest National Park, renowned for its population of chimpanzees and other primates. Trek through the lush forest on a chimpanzee trekking adventure, encountering these intelligent primates and other wildlife species such as red colobus monkeys and grey-cheeked mangabeys. Explore the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary on a guided nature walk. Overnight stay at Primate Lodge Kibale.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the scenic beauty of the Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the “Mountains of the Moon.” Embark on a guided nature walk through the foothills of the mountains, soaking in the stunning scenery and 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, encountering tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and an array of bird species. Overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Relax and unwind at Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda’s deepest lake, known for its scenic beauty and serene atmosphere. Engage in optional activities such as canoeing, bird watching, or cultural experiences with the local community. Overnight stay at Lake Bunyonyi.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park for a final wildlife safari experience. Enjoy game drives and a boat safari on Lake Mburo, offering opportunities to encounter zebras, impalas, buffaloes, hippos, and various bird species. Later, Likana Safaris representatives will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight, concluding your unforgettable wild frontier safari adventure.



  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Domestic flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation throughout the expedition
  • Bottled water during transfers and activities
  • Professional Experienced English-speaking driver/guide
  • 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)
  • Medical expenses


Is gorilla trekking included in the itinerary?

Yes, gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a highlight of this expedition, offering a unique opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

Are there any age restrictions for gorilla trekking?

Yes, gorilla trekking permits are limited and subject to availability. The minimum age for gorilla trekking is 15 years old.

What is the level of physical activity required for this trip?

This expedition involves some moderate physical activity, including hiking, walking safaris, and boat cruises. Participants should be in good health and able to walk moderate distances over uneven terrain.

Are meals included in the itinerary?

Yes, meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included as per the itinerary. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with advance notice.

Are domestic flights included in the expedition?

Yes, domestic flights are included as part of the expedition to ensure efficient travel between destinations and maximize your time in Uganda’s national parks.

What is the terrain like in the national parks?

The terrain varies from dense forests to open savannas and rugged mountains, offering diverse landscapes and habitats for wildlife.

Are there any optional activities available during the expedition?

Yes, there are optional activities available at certain locations, such as  nature walks, and cultural performances, allowing you to tailor your experience to suit your interests.

What is the group size for this expedition?

The group size is limited to ensure a personalized experience, with typically around 5-50 participants per safari.

What is the weather like in Uganda during the expedition?

Uganda has a tropical climate, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 30°C. The weather is generally warm during the day and cooler at night, with the possibility of rain showers, especially during the wet seasons.

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17-Day Wild Frontier Safari: Uganda Safaris
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