Epic Uganda

Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
8 nights private tour from GBP £7,500 per person

Located on the equator, surrounded by the Great Rift Valley, Uganda is home to a wide variety of landscapes and habitats. Ranging from the open savannah to verdant rainforest, Uganda's rich assortment of wildlife thrives due to the diverse terrain of the country.

Explore this rugged wilderness, trekking through the unspoilt forests of Kibale and Bwindi in search of mountain gorilla and chimpanzee, and visit Queen Elizabeth National Park to admire its rich variety of wildlife.

Epic Uganda
At a glance
  • Track the impressive and endangered mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

  • Take part in game drives and treks; experience safari from several perspectives

  • Take off over Queen Elizabeth National Park in a hot air balloon, followed by a delicious bush breakfast back on land

  • Kibale Forest is home to 13 species of primate, the highest concentration and widest variety in East Africa

Journey highlights
  • Track the impressive and endangered mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

  • Take part in game drives and treks; experience safari from several perspectives

  • Take off over Queen Elizabeth National Park in a hot air balloon, followed by a delicious bush breakfast back on land

  • Kibale Forest is home to 13 species of primate, the highest concentration and widest variety in East Africa

  • Epic itinerary:Our Epic Journeys offer unforgettable cutting-edge hotels, experiences and restaurants with a focus on design, fashion and innovation
Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

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Uganda can be visited at any time of year. Most of Uganda enjoys the perfect tropical climate. Temperatures average about 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. The best time to visit is usually July to February. The hottest months are from December to February. There is higher humidity between March and May, when the long rains fall, and the short rains fall from early October to mid December.

Itinerary

Fly to Entebbe
Day 1-3

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

From Kibale, drive up to Queen Elizabeth National Park and head for the Ishasha region, in the remote, southern sector of the park. Drier than the north of the park, this woodland area is home to the exquisite tree-climbing lion. Here you can experience safari from the comfort of your private vehicle, and look out for elephant, buffalo and of course the park's lion. Other activities available include a cruise on the Kazinga channel home to vast numbers of hippos, elephants, crocodiles and impressive numbers of birds, as well as intimate bush breakfasts and dinners.

Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Camp ( 2 nights )
Day 3-6

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

After a final game drive, travel down to the south-western corner of Uganda, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to the famous mountain gorilla. This is one of the few places in the world where you can trek to see the elusive mountain gorilla in its natural habitat, as Bwindi contains around half of the world's population of this endangered species. A once in a lifetime opportunity, watch as the families interact and the infants play in their forest home. When you are not out enjoying your gorilla trekking experience, get to know the vibrant local community that borders this National Park on an educational village visit or take nature walks in the dense lush forest. At the end of your adventure you will fly back to Entebbe by light charter to catch your flight home.

Accommodation: Buhoma Lodge ( 3 nights )
Fly from Entebbe
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 020 3468 1971 to start planning your holiday.

Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and includes international flights)

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  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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June 2024 GBP £9,100 GBP £1,400 plan your trip
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September 2024 GBP £9,100 GBP £1,400 plan your trip
October 2024 GBP £7,500 GBP £1,100 plan your trip
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January 2025 GBP £9,100 GBP £1,400 plan your trip
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £9,100
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    GBP £1,400
  • July 2024
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £9,100
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    GBP £1,400
  • August 2024
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £9,100
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    GBP £1,400
  • September 2024
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    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £9,100
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    GBP £1,400
  • October 2024
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £7,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,100
  • November 2024
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £7,500
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    GBP £1,100
  • December 2024
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £7,500
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    GBP £1,100
  • January 2025
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    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £9,100
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,400
  • February 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £9,100
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,400
  • March 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £7,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,100
  • April 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £7,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,100
  • May 2025
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    GBP £7,500
    Deposit from*
    GBP £1,100
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Uganda can be visited at any time of year. Most of Uganda enjoys the perfect tropical climate. Temperatures average about 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. The best time to visit is usually July to February. The hottest months are from December to February. There is higher humidity between March and May, when the long rains fall, and the short rains fall from early October to mid December.

Epic Uganda
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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3468 1971 to start planning your holiday.

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