Classic Uganda

A 6-day safari that takes you to three of Uganda’s amazing national parks in search of chimpanzees, mountain gorillas and animals of the savanna.

You will start your trip heading straight into the Kibale Forest National Park from Entebbe. Here you will spend the night in a luxury lodge and go trekking in search of gorillas in Kibale forest. From here, travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park and spend two nights in the southern part, the remote Ishasha sector. Here you can go trekking in search of chimpanzees and enjoy a game drive, hopefully spotting some plenty of wildlife including the tree-climbing lions. You can also enjoy a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel where you will see plenty of hippos, birds and other river wildlife and if you are lucky buffalo, elephant and maybe even a lion. Finish the trip with two nights in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Here you will visit a local village, an opportunity to support the local community whilst enjoying visiting various interesting including the traditional healer, banana brewery and Primary school. Finally, go gorilla trekking again, making the most of your opportunities to encounter Uganda’s incredible primate population.

Trip highlights

  • 1 night in Kibale Forest National Park at Kyaninga Lodge in a Cottage with all meals included

  • Gorilla trekking in Kibale Forest

  • 2 nights in Southern Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kyambura Gorge Lodge in a Standard room with all meals included

  • Chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • 2 nights in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest at Bwindi Lodge in a Standard room with all meals included

  • Visit to Buhoma Community Village

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Map of your holiday


The price for this itinerary is GBP £7,710 (pricing also available in US Dollars)

This is a per person price, based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room.

What’s included

  • 6 nights in luxury accommodation as listed above

  • Private transfers and tours with an English speaking guide and driver

  • All internal flights in economy class seating

What’s not included

  • International flights (discuss your specific requirements with us)

  • Travel insurance

  • Any visas you may require

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.  All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.



Our suggested luxury hotels for this trip

Kyaninga Lodge, Kibale National Park, Uganda

Kyaninga Lodge

Set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Kyaninga and the Rwenzori Mountains beyond, Kyaninga Lodge features nine exclusive cottages made from hand carved logs, superb dining, and a wealth of adventures. The cottages are set apart and raised on platforms. An indoor seating area leads out to a private deck where you can enjoy morning tea or coffee with views over the lake, while the pool is the perfect spot to relax. With amazing wildlife on your doorstep, take a guided walk around the beautiful Kyaninga Crater Lake and see how many species of primate you can spot.

Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Kyambura Gorge Safari Lodge

Set between the Kyambura Gorge and Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kyambura Gorge Safari Lodge boasts eight beautiful and spacious bandas nestled on the hillside, each with its own bathroom. Warm and welcoming, each banda overlooks a different aspect of the panoramic views across the gorge and the lush savannah, stretching all the way to the Rwenzori Mountains. Meals are prepared using the freshest local ingredients and served in the dining area. The lodge is situated within easy walking distance of the trail where guests can begin their chimpanzee trekking adventure.

Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge

Overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and with stunning views of the forest canopy across a serene stream, Bwindi Lodge is one of Africa’s unique lodges. The property has dramatic views of the impenetrable forest and is a great place to spot the monkeys and birds hidden in the foliage. This beautiful lodge has just eight stone and timber glass-fronted bandas, which face the lush forest canopy. Guests can enjoy delicious meals and evening drink at the cosy bar and dining area, which overlooks the forested slopes, or relax by the fire in the lounge.