8-Day Uganda Untamed Expedition: Wildlife Exploration

8 Days

Trip Facts

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


Embark on an unforgettable 8-day adventure through Uganda’s untamed wilderness with our Uganda Untamed Expedition. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, where thrilling wildlife encounters await. Discover the tree-climbing lions of Ishasha, cruise the Kazinga Channel, and trek through Kyambura Gorge in search of chimpanzees. This expedition promises an exhilarating journey into the heart of Africa’s wild landscapes, offering a unique blend of adventure and discovery.

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Trip Highlights

  • Thrilling game drives in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Scenic boat safari on the Nile River with views of hippos and crocodiles
  • Hike to the top of Murchison Falls
  • Encounter tree-climbing lions in Ishasha sector
  • Wildlife encounters in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge
  • Scenic landscapes of Albertine Rift and Rwenzori Mountains
  • Wildlife photography opportunities


Arrive at Entebbe International Airport, where our representatives extend a warm welcome. Transfer to your accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala, offering a chance to unwind after your journey. Dinner will be at your own expense, allowing you to explore the local dining options.

After breakfast, embark on a picturesque drive to Murchison Falls National Park, traversing charming villages and verdant landscapes. Check into your accommodation within the park before an exhilarating afternoon game drive, encountering elephants, giraffes, and more. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start your day with an early breakfast before a thrilling boat safari on the Nile River, teeming with hippos and crocodiles. This cruise offers excellent opportunities to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species along the riverbanks. Hike to the summit of Murchison Falls for breathtaking views, where the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge and plunges into the Devil’s Cauldron below. Lunch will be served at a scenic spot overlooking the cascading waters. Return to the lodge for relaxation and dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Journey south to Queen Elizabeth National Park, reveling in panoramic vistas of the Albertine Rift and Rwenzori Mountains. Upon arrival, check into your lodge before an afternoon game drive, seeking out lions, leopards, and hyenas. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the famed Ishasha sector, home to tree-climbing lions, on a morning game drive. Witness these majestic creatures in their unique habitat before returning to the lodge for lunch and leisure time. Another game drive in a different area offers further wildlife encounters. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embark on a thrilling chimpanzee trek in Kyambura Gorge, surrounded by lush forest. Encounter these primates in their natural habitat and marvel at the biodiversity of the “Valley of the Apes.”  Led by experienced guides, trek through the dense forest in search of habituated chimpanzee families. Along the way, you may encounter other primates such as black-and-white colobus monkeys and red-tailed monkeys.  After the trek, return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, cruise the Kazinga Channel, abundant with hippos and birdlife. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a final game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park, capturing any wildlife sightings missed before. After lunch and check-out, journey back to Entebbe, with stops for sightseeing and refreshments along the way. Check into your accommodation for the night and explore the town at your leisure. Dinner will be at your own expense

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 :

After breakfast, savor your last moments in Uganda with optional activities or relaxation. Likana Safaris representatives will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your departure flight, concluding your unforgettable Uganda Untamed Expedition.




  • Tailored accommodation (budget, midrange, or luxury)
  • Transportation in safari vehicles or minibuses
  • Professional Tour Guide and Driver
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge
  • Kazinga Channel boat cruise
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • 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
  • Additional meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary (available to purchase)


Is this trip suitable for all ages?

This trip is suitable for adults of all ages who are reasonably fit and able to participate in moderate physical activities such as walking and hiking.

What is the accommodation like on this trip?

Accommodation varies from comfortable lodges to luxury, all selected for their proximity to wildlife areas and scenic beauty.

What is the group size for this trip?

Group sizes are typically small to provide a more personalized experience, ranging from 5 to 50 participants.

Are meals included in the itinerary?

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

What wildlife can be seen on this trip?

Wildlife sightings may include elephants, lions, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. The tree-climbing lions of Ishasha are a highlight.

Are there any strenuous activities on this trip?

While most activities are moderate, some hiking and walking are involved, particularly during chimpanzee trekking and game drives. Participants should be prepared for some physical exertion.

What is the altitude of the areas visited on this trip?

The altitude varies depending on the location, but most areas visited are at relatively low altitudes and should not pose a problem for most travelers.

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8-Day Uganda Untamed Expedition: Wildlife Exploration
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