6 Day Wildlife Safari

6 days

Over 4 Activities

4 National Parks

Tailored Safari


  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 5 Lunches
  • 4 Dinners

  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle

  • Best Western Premier
  • Parkview Safari Lodge
  • Mahogany Springs Lodge
  • Rwakobo Rock

6 Day Wildlife Safari - Itinerary

Day 1: Entebbe

Welcome to Uganda! On arrival you will be met at the Airport by a Let’s Go Travel representative who will escort you to your safari vehicle and will introduce you to your Driver who will also be your Guide. The first stop will be a short drive to your accommodation where you will be able to relax and contemplate the adventure that lies ahead.

Your driver guide will be pick you up at dinner time and take you for an enjoyable meal in Entebbe Town, allowing you to experience a little bit of what Entebbe has to offer.

Your guide will be with you for the entire safari and will be more than willing to help you with any questions or needs you might have!

Accommodation: Best Western Premier
Meals Included: Breakfast
Included Activities:

  • Meet & Greet with LGT arrival service
  • Pick up and transfer to your Hotel

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park

With your Gorilla Trekking experience still fresh in your memory it will be time to head north to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The landscape changes as you move away from the thick forest into the open savannah lands. You will begin to notice the traditional homesteads and farms that characterise this area. Entry to the Park will be via its southern sector also known as the Ishasha sector. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the most famous National Parks in Uganda and for good reason. There diverse landscape houses a wide range of animals, birds and plants which enables any visitor to partake in games drives in different locations of the park, a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel where animals and birds line the banks of this waterway that stretches between two lakes and Chimpanzee Trek in Kyambura Gorge.

One of the highlights of visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park is the boat ride along the Kazinga Channel. The boat ride is a round trip beginning at the Mweya Peninsula and lasting around 3 hours. The Channel is a 32-kilometre long natural channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George. The channel has one of the world’s largest concentration of hippos, numerous nile crocodiles, buffalo, elephants and a whole host of birds. including African fish eagles, kingfishers, Herons, storks and skimmers.

Accommodation: Parkview Safari Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Activities: Afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel

Day 3: Bwindi National Park

A game drive in Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park is a great place to see view the differentiating landscape and ecosystems in Uganda. The park is the oldest and the most visited in Uganda. This game drive will take place on the Kasenyi Plains which are in the northeast section of the park and but west of Lake George. There are large numbers of buffalo, antelope, elephant, warthogs, baboons as well and lions and the odd leopard if you are lucky.

With the Kazinga Channel and the Game drives in the northern part of the park experiences ticked off your list, Queen Elizabeth National Park has a parting gift as you head south towards Bwindi and the Gorillas. The Southern Sector of the park is called the Ishsasha Sector and it is famous for the fig tree climbing lions that inhabit this area. Driving this was towards Bwindi will give you a opportunity to catch a glimpse of the lions which make a great photo

Accommodation: Mahogany Springs
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Activities: Morning drive to Bwindi National Park via Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 4: Bwindi National Park

Today you will wake up full of excitement about the Gorilla Trekking experience that lies ahead. An early start will see you transfer to the Park Headquarters for a briefing with the Uganda Wildlife Authority guides. An advance party of guides will have gone ahead into the forest to locate where the gorillas slept the previous night and will have began to track their movements. These guides will communicate with your team via a walkie talkie and the trek into the forest will begin.

Locating the Gorillas can take a few hours or the whole day depending on how far they have moved from the place they spent the previous night. For conservation purposes, time allowed with the Gorillas is 1 hour. As you trek in the forest you will appreciate why the forest is called impenetrable. There are also a multitude of other animals that you might encounter including antelopes and rare monkeys not to mention the beauty of the forest itself. Once you have completed the trek you will return to the lodge, for a well earned rest and time to reflect on a truly magical experience.

Accommodation: Mahogany Springs Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Activities:

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Evening visit the Ride4women Project

Day 5: Lake Mburo National Park

With your Gorilla Trekking experience still a vivid memory, it is time to leave the Gorillas and the Kigezi Kingdom all behind and head towards Lake Mburo National Park and into the heartland of the Ankole Kingdom. The drive is one of the most scenic in Uganda as you transition between the Impenetrable forest and into the Ankole grasslands, where the famous long horned Ankole cattle graze.

One of the best activities to do in Lake Mburo is a scenic boat ride on the lake. This is one of the best ways to see the diverse wildlife that the Park has. The boat ride can be done at dawn or dusk depending on your safari itinerary and will normally take around 2 hours.

All the rides begin at the Rwonyo jetty, it will not take you long before you begin to see large groups of hippos in the water as well as crocodiles and buffalo lining the banks of the lake. The lake is also famous for it bird life, from majestic fish eagles, colourful kingfishers, to hammerkops and there enormous nests. If you are really lucky you might even catch a glimpse of the rare shoebill storks.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Activities: Afternoon boat cruise

Day 6: Entebbe

A Game drive in Lake Mburo National Park are a perfect way to begin or end and Safari in Uganda. The park has a variety of wildlife that almost contradicts it’s small size in comparison to the other parks in Uganda. The park doesn’t have any large cats apart from leopards who are normally only seen at night

Lake Mburo has a large variety of antelopes including: topi, duiker, oribi, reedbuck and klipspringer and Rothschild’s giraffe have recently been reintroduced. However the highlights of the park have to be the Burchell’s zebra and eland which are only found in two National Parks in Uganda.

After an incredible safari it will be time to head back. During this final leg of the trip you will leave the Ankole Kingdom and head back into the Buganda Kingdom, heading eastwards towards Entebbe. There are not many places in the world that have the wide range of wildlife, nature and culture. We hope you took loads of great photos and had a wonderful experience that will live with you for a long time.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch
Included Activities:

  • Early morning game drive
  • Transfer back to Entebbe

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