14 Day Uganda Safari-An Epic 2 Week Uganda Itinerary

14 Day Uganda Safari offers 2 weeks  Uganda Itinerary from Entebbe/Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable national Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park  & Murchison Falls National Park. This 14 day Uganda safari is a 2 week Uganda Itinerary offering Mountain gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, wildlife viewing drives plus boat cruise, community tours and leisure in Uganda’s 5 best National Parks of Lake Mburo National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable national Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park  & Murchison Falls National Park.

An Epic Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The 14 days (2 weeks) Uganda safari package starts with Lake Mburo National Park – known for its large Zebra herds. then heads to Lake Bunyonyi for a serene leisure boat ride in Africa’s second deepest water lake. The safari package then proceeds to Bwindi impenetrable National Park for an exclusive gorilla trekking experience. Connect Via Isasha sector (famous for tree climbing Lions), to Queen Elizabeth National park aka “Medley of Wonders”  for wildlife viewing on game drives & boat cruise on Kazinga channel. There after head to the Primate Capital of Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee tracking experience. The final destination will then be the great Murchison Falls National Park for an ultimate Big 4 game viewing drive experience as well as top of the view hike, then finally wrap it with Rhino tracking in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

14 Days (2 Week) Uganda safari Tour  Activities

  • The Game walks in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Mountain Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
  • Track the Golden monkeys in Mgahinga National park Uganda
  • Enjoy the Game drives in the Savannah of Murchison Falls national park, Queen Elizabeth national park and Lake Mburo National Park
  • Search for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector
  • Enjoy the Boat ride on the Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park and Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Meet the Chimpanzee in Kibale Forest national park
  • Track the Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Visit the top of Murchison falls in the Murchison Falls National Park
  • Meet the local people including the Pygmies.

14 Days Uganda Safari  highlights

DAY 1: Transfer to The Hotel From Entebbe Airport

Day 2: Transfer To Lake Mburo via the Ugandan Equator line Kayabwe

Day 3: Lake Bunyonyi-Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4 : Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha sector

Day 7:  Kazinga channel Boat cruise

Day 8: Transfer to Kibale National Park.

Day 9: Chimpanzee tracking & Nature Walk

Day 10: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Day11:Game drive in murchison

 Day 12: Hiking to the top of Murchison Falls

Day 13:   Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and do Rhino Tracking

Day 14: Transfer back to Entebbe via Masindi, Luwero 


DAY 1: Arrive in Uganda via Entebbe International Airport and Transfer to Your Hotel

This 14 days Uganda safari tour starts upon arrival. Our friendly guide will be waiting for you at the airport to receive you. Then after you will be driven to your hotel of residence in Entebbe for relaxation, dinner, and a night.

Depending on the arrival of your flight, an early arrival   lets you decide whether to explore one or more of the nearby attractions. You can visit the beautiful Entebbe Botanical gardens to see indigenous bird species and watch Black- and –white colobus monkeys.

Otherwise, you can visit  the  Mabamba swamp to spot the rare shoebill stork, or head to Ngamba Island Chimpanze sanctuary at Lake Victoria; or Uganda Wildlife Education Centre to learn and see Uganda’s native wildlife as well as visiting the local markets to purchase souvenirs.


Luxury: Serena Lake Victoria Resort, Protea hotel Entebbe,

Mid-range: Boma Hotel Entebbe, Two Friends Beach Hotel, Cassia Lodge

Budget: Airport Guest House

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Activities and services

  • Airport Pick up
  • Transfer to a Hotel
  • Tour Entebbe attractions

Optional activities

  • Market tours
  • Leisure trolls

Day 2: Journey to Lake Mburo via the Ugandan Equator line Kayabwe

Lake Mburo national Park is one of the best spots in Uganda for a walking safari. Have an early breakfast and leave for Lake Mburo National Park by 7.00am. The park is situated about 240km along the Kampala – Mbarara highway and will take 3 to 4 hours drive to get there. Then en-route, stop at the Uganda Equator line at Kayabwe, whereby you can stand in the middle of the world with one leg in the Northern hemisphere while the other in the Southern and pose for a photo.

Lake Mburo is a pretty small game park covering only about 260 square kilometers. It is the smallest of Uganda’s savanna parks. There are five lakes in Lake Mburo National park which are home to hippos, crocodiles, and water birds, while the papyrus swamps provide cover for Sitatunga antelopes.

Despite the small size of the park, this scenic park harbors 68 mammals including leopards, jackals, hyenas, and buffalos and home to 350 species of birds, this area is only places in western Uganda where one can see impalas, zebras and gigantic Eland.

After clearance at the park entrance transfer to your accommodation, while driving along the game tracks and sighting some game. Check in at your accommodation, have lunch and refresh.

Later you’ll head out for an afternoon a relaxing boat ride for about 2 hours on Lake Mburo, expect to see hippos, crocodiles, lots of birds and some game along the shores taking a drink. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.


Luxury: Mihingo safari Lodge,

Mid-range: Rwakobo Rock, Mpogo Safari Lodge

Budget: Eagles Nest Mburo, Leopard Rest Camp

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drive distance and Time: 240km/4-5 hours

Activities and services

  • Drive to Lake Mburo park
  • Evening game drive
  • Photo shoots at Equator kayabwe


  • Night game drive
  • Lake Mburo boat cruise
  • Ankole Community tours

 Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi National park  after  Morning game drive

After an early breakfast at 7:00am, you will join a local park ranger who knows the area better and search for giraffes, zebras, Elands, Impalas, Topis, Waterbucks, Bushbacks, birds much more on foot, there are no lions or elephants to worry about here.
After the nature walk, embark on 3 to 4 hours drive of about 260km to Lake Bunyonyi.

Lake Bunyonyi is Africa’s second deepest lake. Set among the enormous Kigezi Highlands, Lake Bunyonyi is iconic for its serene and cool atmosphere, abundant birdlife, and surrounding green scenery of the terraced Kigezi Highlands. Its waters are Bilharzia Free hence safe for swimming. Check in at your accommodation for lunch, relaxation and overnight.


Luxury: Birdnest hotel Bunyonyi

Mid-range: Lake Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drive Distance and Time: 260km/ 3-4 hours


  • Nature walks and game drive

Day 4: Do boat cruise and boat tour,- transfer to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National park.

After an early cup of tea, set out for a canoe ride on the lake Bunyonyi the beautiful tropical gem of Kigezi highland where you will be blown away by the beauty and scenery of the lake, you will enjoy a relaxing boat cruise as you explore some of its famous 29 Islands.

After return to the accommodation have lunch and to check out and depart for Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home of half of the world’s endangered Mountain Gorillas. The journey is about 1 to 2 hours approximately 70km long. Check in your accommodation facility for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Gorilla trekking

Wake up to an early breakfast, get your trekking attire on, pick your packed lunch and transfer to park headquarters by 7:30 am. You’ll gather with the rest of the trekkers for assigning of gorilla families and briefing on safe gorilla trekking from the rangers.


Bwindi is divided into 4 gorilla trekking regions, that is; Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga and Nkuringo. Each region harbors a number of gorilla families. Aloyo safaris helps you to secure your gorilla permit for a particular region and on the tracking day the rangers divide and allocate the visitors to each gorilla family in that region, putting a number of factors into consideration such as the ability to track distant and challenging families. However not more 8 trekkers can be assigned to one gorilla family.

A close enter with the gorillas in their natural habitat

At around 8.00am trek begins through the dense rainforest filled with rare monkeys, exotic birds and butterflies. The gorilla trekking in this park can take 2 to 8 hours depending on the location of the gorillas; it can be fairly strenuous as the trails can be steep, the humid air and the dense vegetation. But the effort is all worth it when you finally reach a family of rare and endangered mountain gorillas eating, playing, grooming and napping, their behaviors are so familiar to make you feel like you have known them all your life. It is an extraordinary and exciting moment to see the world’s largest living primates in their natural habitat.

After an hour with the gorillas, enjoy you packed lunch and transfer back to the park center where you will be awarded a Gorilla tracking certificate, afterwards check in your accommodation facility for dinner and a night


Luxury: Buhama Lodge, Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge, Clouds Mountain gorilla Lodge

Mid-range: Gorilla Mist camp, Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge

Budget: Trekkers tavern Ruhija

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drive Distance and Time: Approximately 55-80km/ 1 to 3 hours


  • Drive to Bwindi
  • Boat Cruise at Lake Bunyonti
  • Gorilla trekking at Bwindi

Day 6: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park via Ishasha sector, the home of tree climbing Lions

After breakfast head towards the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park (ishasha sector).Take a game drive in search of rare tree-climbing lions that spend long lazy days dosing in the pretty fig trees.

14 days Uganda Safari With Lions
Tree Climbing lion on the branch of a fig tree as it spots the next catch

Look out for the Uganda kob which graze on the plains and enjoy game watching, making sure to look out for buffalos, elephants, topi, and huge variety of birdlife. After short game drive head towards park center and check in for lunch at the  accommodation, where you will also have dinner and spend an overnight.

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s most popular savanna reserve with sprawling grassy hills dotted with sparking lakes set deep into the crater valley, Queen Elizabeth offers one of the most breathtaking scenery in Uganda. The park hosts a wide variety and volume of wildlife. The drive takes to 3 to 4 hours and approximately 130 to 200 km long. The park has a diverse range of landscapes from sprawling savannah, shady humid forests, sparkling lakes, and fertile wetlands, making it the ideal habitat for classical big game and over 600 species of Uganda birds.

Day 7:  Kazinga channel Boat cruise

Wake up to an early cup of coffee and by 7:00 am you set off for the early game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. An early start offers a good chance of catching the elusive nocturnal and predators before retreating to their hideouts. Expect to view Lions, Leopards, Hyenas, Buffaloes, Elephants, Uganda Kob, Warthogs, Baboons, Jackals, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, grazing Hippos. Game viewing shall go on for about four hours before returning to your lodge for relaxation and lunch.

Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After lunch in the afternoon take a 2 to 4 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, a 32km long natural channel between Lake Edward and George the channel hosts Hippos, Crocodiles, Monitor Lizards, and Buffalos are common along the channel. Animals such as Elephants and Antelopes often come down to cool off, drink and eat the fresh grass along the channel. The Channel is literally a bird magnet! Among the common and conspicuous species include Pied and Malachite Kingfisher, African Fish Eagle, Cormorants, Skimmers, Saddle-billed Stork, and Pelicans among others. The cruise is probably one of the highlights of your 14 days Uganda safari tour, as you cruise past local fishing villages, soaking up the peaceful tranquility of this beautiful African day. After the boat ride head back to your lodge for dinner, relaxation and night.


Luxury: Kyambura Gorge lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge, Mazike valley Lodge

Mid-range: Bush Lodge, kasenyi safari camp, Enganzi Game lodge

Budget: Pumba Safari Lodge, Ishaisha Wilderness Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drive Distance and Time: Approximately 130-200km/3 to 4 hours

Activities and services

  • Game drive
  • Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise

Day 8 &9: Transfer to Kibale Forest, have a chimpanzee trekking adventure in kibale forest and Bigodi community village walk.

After early morning relaxed breakfast, set off on scenic drive of about 2 to 3 hours north to kibale Forest in distance of 120km, check in your accommodation facility for lunch depending the time of arrival.

At around 2.00pm you transfer to the Kibale Forest national park for briefing and guidance for an afternoon chimpanzee trekking experience. Then you head to the forest in search of wild chimpanzees on foot. Smaller than their gorilla’s cousins but no less charming, intelligent or expressive, chimps live in communities of up to 250 individuals.

Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park

The chimps trekking experience isn’t as strenuous as the gorilla trek since the terrain is relatively flat and not very rough and the chimps do not get so distant. You are allowed up to 1 hour to watch these delightful apes as the play and squabble in the fruiting trees and you won’t help realizing how closely related they are to us humans. Trekking chimpanzees can take 1 to 6 hours and will be filled with all sorts of enchanting encounters. Kibale forest offers a 95% success rate seeing our distant cousins and you’re allowed to take as many photos as you wish. After one hour with the chimps you will return later in the evening to your lodge for dinner and the night.

Day 9: full Day Nature walk & community visit

After having early relaxed breakfast, set off later in the afternoon, for a guided cultural walk in Bigodi village. Following the village path and visiting a primary school, traditional homesteads and listening to story-telling of mzees (elderly men). Later in the evening return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.


Luxury: Kyaninga lodge, Primate lodge Kibale, Crater Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Cottages, Kibale forest Camp, Chimpanzee forest guesthouse

Budget: Chimpanzee Forest Guesthouse –main house

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Distance and Time: 120km/2-3 hours

Activities and services

  • Travel to Kibale forest
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Bigodi Village walk

Day 10: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Transfer from Kibale Forest to Murchison Falls National park via Fort Portal, kisweka, Hoima for at least 7 hours and over 400km long, you arrive later in the evening check in a lodge for dinner and a night. Murchison Falls Park boasts over 70 mammal species including four of the big 5, more than 470 bird species and spectacular scenery, the park is Uganda’s oldest, largest and one of its best game parks.

Here river Nile the world’s longest river bisects flourishing savannahs flanked by lush woodlands, before bursting through a tiny gap in the Rift valley escarpment to form the world’s strongest waterfalls, the dramatic Murchison Falls.

Day 11: Game drive in murchision falls national park

After an early cup of tea set off for an early morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park exploring the scenic savannah grasslands on the park’s northern section before as you watch beautiful sunrise and later take walk in search of Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Uganda Kob, Oribi, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Leopard, Hyena, Giraffe, and Hippos together with the parks rangers as guiders.

You can also have opportunity to watch some special bird species such as Pel’s fishing Owl, saddle-billed Stork, Goliath Heron, Ground Hornbill, Great Blue Turaco as well as have a lucky glimpse of rare prehistoric-looking shoebill Stork After several hours of wonderful game viewing return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch, dinner and for the night.

Day 12: Hiking to the top of murchison falls.

have a leisurely breakfast in the morning afterwards take hiking experience to the top of the Murchison Falls to see the world’s strongest waterfalls from different perspective and witnessing the magical waterfalls. The hike offers the best experience of the Murchison Falls and incredible picture moments. When you get to the top the driver shall be there waiting for you and thereafter transfer to your lodge for lunch

After having lunch in the afternoon, take a thrilling a 3 hour boat ride or cruise on the mighty river Nile, while watching gigantic crocodiles slip beneath the waves and pods of hippo grunt and jostle. Watching countless water birds before stopping for a short distance from the bottom of the falls. The Nile squeezes through a small cleft of only 7 meters wide and explodes into the world’s strongest waterfalls. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight


Luxury: Paraa Safari lodge, Nile safari Lodge, Parkside safari Lodge

Mid-range: Pakuba safari Lodge

Budget: hornbill safari lodge

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Travel distance and Time: Approximately 400km/7-8 hours


  • Drive to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Game drive
  • Nile River boat cruise


  • Night game drive
  • Spot fishing
  • Mubako village tour

Day 13: Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and do Rhino Tracking

Day 13 of the 14 days, Uganda Safari after having a delicious breakfast at the hotel, set off towards Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for about 1 to 2 hours.

Rhino Tracking At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After arriving check in lodge for Lunch before setting off for a 2 hour rhino tracking adventure on foot in the company of an expert local ranger guide. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is only place in Uganda where you can track, see, photograph and film Rhinos in their natural habitat, after the activity you return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.


Luxury: Guest House Two Ensuite Rooms

Mid-range: Ziwa Rhino campsite

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Highlite of a day

  • Drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Rhino tracking

Day 14: Transfer back to Entebbe via Masindi, Luwero

Early in the morning have breakfast, then embark on 7-8 hours drive back to Entebbe making a stop at Luwero for lunch and also opportunity to purchase souvenirs to take back home as memory for the incredible 14 days safari in Uganda tour, from here proceed to Entebbe while traversing some beautiful villages on the way and enjoying the nature . Your guide will take you directly to the airport depending on your flight time or to the chosen hotel where you have arranged for a room for a night.

Meal plan: Breakfast


  • Drive back to Entebbe

14 days Uganda safari Inclusions

  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Uganda gorilla trekking safari permit
  • Fuel
  • Full board accommodation on safari
  • Transportation in 4×4 safari van or 4×4 land cruiser all with pop up roof and air conditioner
  • Airport transfers
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including protected areas mentioned
  • Professional English –speaking driver guide and any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request


  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the hotels
  • Laundry services
  • Other beverages or drinks of personnel nature like alcohol
  • Visas
  • Domestic flights arranged on request
  • Optional activity fees and other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary