This short itinerary takes in some of Uganda's lesser known gems while still enjoying a varied safari. Start your trip enjoying game drives and a river cruise in Murchison Falls, searching for wildlife including hippo, lion and elephant. Then head south to track chimpanzees in the Budongo Forest, staying in a small eco-lodge. Go rhino tracking in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary before heading south to Jinja, the source of the River Nile. Here you can choose from relaxing boat trips, or more adventurous pursuits such as white water rafting or quad biking.
Enjoy game drives in Murchison Falls National Park.
Take a boat trip to the foot of the thundering Murchsion Falls.
Go chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest.
Search for rhino at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Experience a river cruise on the original African Queen, restored from the famous film of the 1950s.
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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Uganda. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.
- Your trip will be unique
- We work to your interests and budget
- Advice from first-hand expertise
- Murchison Falls National Park
- Budongo Forest Reserve
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Entebbe.
Day 2 Murchison Falls National Park
Day 3 Murchison Falls National Park
Day 4 Budongo Forest Reserve
Murchison Falls National Park , Budongo Forest Reserve
Day 5 Jinja
Budongo Forest Reserve , Jinja
Day 6 Jinja
Day 7 International return flight
Jinja , International return flight
Depart this morning for Entebbe Airport.
Day 8 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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