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7-Day Camping Safari in Uganda

Tour Overview

Embarking on a 7-day camping safari in Uganda promises an adventure of a lifetime. From the mist-covered mountains to the sprawling savannas, Uganda boasts a diverse landscape teeming with extraordinary wildlife and vibrant cultures. This itinerary offers a meticulously crafted journey that takes you through the iconic national parks and hidden gems of this captivating East African country, providing a perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion.

Tour Highlights

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 2: Explore lake Mburo National Park
  • Day 3: Transfer to lake Mburo National
  • Day 4: Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 6: Morning game drive and afternoon boat
  • Day 7: Morning game drive and departure

Activity highlights

  • Mountain Gorilla tracking
  • Golden Monkey trekking
  • Chimpanzee trekking

7-Day Camping Safari in Uganda: Detailed Itinerary


As the plane descends over the lush landscape of Uganda, anticipation fills the air. Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you’ll be greeted by your knowledgeable guide who will accompany you throughout your safari adventure. After a warm welcome, he will drive you to the hotel where you check in for your evening rest, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Accommodation Options:

  • Papyrus Guest House
  • Victoria Rock Resort.

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Your driver guide will pick you up early morning after the morning breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Lake Mburo National Park, the smallest of Uganda’s savanna parks but brimming with diverse wildlife. Upon reaching the park, settle into your comfortable camping lodge nestled amidst the acacia trees. After a delicious lunch, head out for an afternoon game drive, where you’ll encounter herds of impalas, zebras, buffaloes, and perhaps even the elusive leopards and hyenas. As the sun sets, return to your lodge for a sumptuous dinner under the starlit African sky, recounting the day’s adventures around a crackling campfire. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation Options:

  • Mantana’s Lake Mburo Camp
  • Lake Mburo Camp

Destination: Lake Mburo National Park

Day 2: Exploring Lake Mburo National Park

Awaken to the symphony of birdsong and the soft rustle of the savanna breeze. After a hearty breakfast, set out for a morning walking safari, accompanied by experienced guides who will unravel the park’s hidden wonders, from its diverse birdlife to its elusive predators. Trek through the acacia woodlands and open savannas, keeping an eye out for giraffes gracefully grazing on treetops and hippos wallowing in the shimmering lakes.
Return to camp for a leisurely lunch before embarking on a boat safari along Lake Mburo. Glide across the tranquil waters, marveling at the abundant birdlife and perhaps spotting crocodiles basking on the sun-drenched shores. As the day draws to a close, indulge in a bush dinner set against the backdrop of a breathtaking African sunset, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the wild.

Accommodation Options:

  • Mantana’s Lake Mburo Camp
  • Lake Mburo Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Journey to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bid farewell to Lake Mburo as you embark on a picturesque drive towards Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity and the iconic mountain gorillas. En route, traverse the scenic landscapes of western Uganda, passing through verdant hills, terraced farmlands, and bustling local villages.
Upon arrival at Bwindi, settle into your cozy camping lodge perched on the edge of the forest. After a delicious lunch, take a leisurely nature walk around the lodge, accompanied by experienced guides who will introduce you to the rich flora and fauna of the region. As night falls, savor a delectable dinner by the campfire, listening to tales of the forest and its mystical inhabitants.

Accommodation Options:

  • Broadbill camp(budget)
  • Gorilla Mist Camp / Ichumbi Gorilla lodge(mid-range)
  • Chameleon Hill Lodge, Buhoma Lodge(luxury)
  • Gorilla Leisure Lodge
  • Four Gorillas Lodge

Destination: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 

Drive time: Approximately 7 – 8 hours (depending on tracking location)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Today marks the highlight of your safari adventure -gorilla trekking in the ancient forests of Bwindi. After an early breakfast, gather your gear and embark on an exhilarating journey into the heart of the impenetrable forest, accompanied by expert trackers and guides.
As you delve deeper into the dense undergrowth, the anticipation mounts with every step. Suddenly, the silence is broken by the rustle of leaves, and there they are – a family of majestic mountain gorillas, going about their daily lives in their natural habitat. Spend an unforgettable hour observing these gentle giants as they forage, play, and interact with one another, a truly humbling experience that will stay with you forever.
After bidding farewell to the gorillas, trek back to the camp for a well-deserved rest and a hearty lunch. Spend the afternoon relaxing amidst the tranquil surroundings of the forest, reflecting on the incredible encounter you’ve just had. In the evening, gather around the campfire for a celebratory dinner, sharing stories and memories of your gorilla trekking adventure under the starry African sky.

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Reluctantly leave the enchanting forests of Bwindi behind as you embark on a scenic drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of Uganda’s most iconic wildlife reserves. En route, soak in the panoramic vistas of the Rwenzori Mountains and the sprawling savannas dotted with herds of grazing antelopes.
Upon reaching Queen Elizabeth National Park, check into your charming camping lodge overlooking the savannah plains. After a refreshing lunch, set out for an afternoon game drive through the park’s diverse ecosystems, where you’ll encounter an abundance of wildlife, including elephants, lions, buffaloes, and an array of bird species. As the sun sets over the horizon, return to camp for a delicious dinner and a night of restful sleep under the African stars.

Accommodation Options:

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 6: Exploring Queen Elizabeth National Park

Rise with the sun for an early morning game drive, a prime time to witness the park’s predators on the prowl and the savanna come alive with activity. Traverse the vast plains and dense woodlands in search of elusive leopards lounging in the treetops and prides of lions basking in the morning light.
Return to camp for a hearty breakfast before embarking on a boat safari along the Kazinga Channel, a natural waterway that teems with hippos, crocodiles, and a dazzling array of birdlife. Glide past lush riverbanks and winding channels, capturing mesmerizing moments of wildlife interactions against the backdrop of the African wilderness.
After lunch, venture into the Ishasha sector of the park, renowned for its tree-climbing lions. Embark on a thrilling game drive through the acacia-dotted plains, keeping a keen eye out for these elusive felines as they lounge atop the sturdy branches. As the day draws to a close, return to camp for a farewell dinner, reminiscing about the incredible experiences and unforgettable encounters of your safari adventure.

Accommodation Options:

Destination: Ishasha Sector 

Day 7: Departure from Entebbe

As the sun rises on your final day in Uganda, savor a leisurely breakfast amidst the tranquil surroundings of Queen Elizabeth National Park, soaking in the sights and sounds of the African bush one last time. After bidding farewell to your gracious hosts and the breathtaking landscapes, embark on a scenic drive back to Entebbe, where you’ll catch your onward flight home, carrying with you cherished memories and a newfound appreciation for the natural wonders of Uganda.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

End Of Tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Entebbe or Kampala to Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and End in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda.

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    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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