Uganda Game Tracker

From spotting rare mountain gorillas in the wild through the mist of dense rainforest, to witnessing herds of elephants roam over the vast savannah, you’ll connect with the wild heart of Africa in every sense.

Experience the vibrancy of Ugandan city life in the country’s busy capital of Kampala, and travel to the extreme center of the equator and through dense tracts of tropical rainforest in lake Mburo National Park. You’ll also hike deep into Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in search of wild mountain gorillas; try to spot an elusive tree-climbing lion and track elephants, buffaloes, lions and antelopes in Queen Elizabeth National Park; explore the rainforest in Semliki National Park that’s home to wild chimpanzees; watch hippos and crocodiles at the foot of Murchinson Falls; and visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for an afternoon tracking wild rhinos.

This is the ultimate trip for wildlife lovers, and your expert team of local guides, trackers and private drivers will ensure you get the most out of every experience. You’ll also soak in plenty of Uganda’s human culture with visits to artisan workshops and local schools where you’ll receive a hero’s welcome from excited students. Experience Uganda’s finest food and service in a collection of world-class luxury safari camps and remote lodges.

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Welcome to the East African primate capital, the heavily forested country of Uganda!  Upon arrival to the Entebbe International Airport, a representative will meet and load up your entire luggage and head towards the Ugandan capital city of Kampala where you will overnight.

Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Hotel

Cassia Lodge is located on Buziga Hill, one of the highest hills of Kampala, close to Lake Victoria. With the environmental temperatures being cool, guest can relish in that there are very few mosquitoes around when outside of the property enjoying the astonishing view of the lake as well as the city. The lodge offers excellent international cuisine in a serene environment, with a highly trained and experienced culinary staff at the helm. The lodge itself offers guests stays in one of the twenty luxurious rooms which all feature satellite television, mini-bar and spectacular balconies with overlooking views of the lake.  Guest can also enjoy use of the swimming pool during those sunny afternoon hours to cool down.


Depart the Ugandan capital of Kampala en-route to the Lake Mburo National Park grounds.

Your park fees are included for this day.

Enjoy a game drive to view the parks’ plains, game and birds in their evening habitats, when they are usually the most active.  Return to lodge in time to freshen up for dinner.

Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge

The exclusive Mihingo Lodge is a peaceful retreat which strategically sits adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park. The property features ten tented rooms which have been built on raised wooden platforms that are covered by a thatched roof. Suspended under the thatched roof is a spacious and comfortable tent which has been equipped with safari style amenities and facilities including en-suite bathrooms that produce both hot and cold running water for the shower, and flushing toilets. The property also features a large dining area and an infinity pool.


Enjoy your private transfer from Lake Mburo National Park to Bwindi. Often referred to as the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, this area boast some truly thick vegetation consisting of massive evergreen trees that stretch to great heights for sunlight.  It is here within the Impenetrable Forest where almost half of the world’s population of Mountain Gorilla reside.  The travel time between these two diverse locations is approximately 6 to 7 hours depending on weather conditions.

Bwindi is surrounded on the Buhoma side by the Bakiga community and the Batwa people community. If you like, sign up to head out with staff on a 2hr stroll through a small tea farming project. Here you can stop to meet the tea pickers and perhaps even learn how to pluck tea leaves along the way. Then visit a local beer brewery and see how they mash bananas to make a fermented brew which is mixed and distilled to make banana beer – a popular local drink in the area. From here walk a short distance to the local hospital which Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp supports through various projects. Learn about how it started and the work they do for the community. Continue your walk to a nearby village and visit a traditional medicine man. The knowledge of using herbs for healing has been passed on from generation to generation and he will show you some of the herbs that grow in the forest and talk about how they are used. Later, relax and enjoy a performance by the Batwa community before returning to the camp.

Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and bring supplies for area schools or medical clinics in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families.

This tour is included in the cost of your stay.

In the afternoon, enjoy some time on your own to relax.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp is nestled deep inside Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southwest Uganda. This camp is one of the most remote and atmospheric in Africa.  The main area features a comfortable lounge and bar area as well as the main dining area while the mini spa offers a wide selection of treatments. Located within the National Park, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp offers guests an unrivalled location, including the best bird and wildlife viewing in the Bwindi area. In fact, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp often receives regular visits from the gorillas themselves. For the lucky guests in camp at those times, they may have the chance for a gorilla encounter without even leaving Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp.


Wake up very early and depart with a picnic lunch to track the rare Mountain Gorillas (hiking boots required). The tracking may take between 5 and 8 hours. The Park Guides with you interpret the flora and fauna and the lifestyle of the Gorillas. Return in the evening for dinner and overnight at the lodge. Only persons age 15 and over are allowed to track the gorillas.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp


Enjoy your private transfer from Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The approximate travel time is 4 to 5 hours.

Your park fees are included for this day.

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

Mweya Safari Lodge is located in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, which boasts numerous unique attractions, in addition to all the game viewing and ornithology, which have become synonymous with the term safari.


Enjoy a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Park has several spots stretching over 200kms of well maintained game viewing tracks. The best time for game drives is in the morning hours where there are high chances of seeing elephants, buffaloes, lion and a variety of antelopes and other wildlife.

The boat cruise on the Kazinga channel usually lasts for 2 hours and it gives visitors the opportunity to see a variety of yawning hippos in water, water birds, buffaloes, elephants, zebras, the Uganda-kobs, topis, water bucks, bush bucks, reed bucks, duiker, mongoose, swamp antelopes, spotted hyena, warthog, forest hog and in difficult routes in the south.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge


Enjoy an early morning game drive before setting off to Semliki National Park. The drive will take approximately 4 hours.

Enjoy a box lunch while you travel (included in tour price).

Accommodation: Semliki Safari Lodge

Semliki Safari Lodge is situated in the Semliki Valley Wildlife Reserve (formerly called Toro Game Reserve), in the Western Rift Valley.  It is the only accommodation in over 500 square kilometres of wilderness, offering a truly private experience.  Built out of local materials, the lodge has a feeling of traditional rustic without losing that all-important comfort.


Walk down into the beautiful gallery rainforest to track wild chimpanzees. These are usually tracked at dawn or dusk due to the fact that these apes tend to disappear in the middle of the day. There are also a number of bird species which are found in this picturesque forest. Retire from the chimp tracking and then in the afternoon you may relax at the pool or go for a game drive as you watch the sun set.

Enjoy a game drive to view the parks’ plains, game and birds in their evening habitats, when they are usually the most active.  Return to lodge in time to freshen up for dinner.

Accommodation: Semliki Safari Lodge


Depart early this morning for Murchison Falls.  On arrival at the park, you will pass over the top the falls for a great view.  Approximate travel time is 7 hours.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge

Paraa Safari Lodge is in Murchison Falls National Park, North West Uganda. The 40 metre wide River Nile, on it’s journey from its source at Lake Victoria to join Lake Albert, is suddenly compressed into a gorge only six meters wide, and cascades into a boiling pot 43 metres below. The earth literally trembles at Murchison Falls, one of the world’s most powerful flows of natural water. Elevated high above the Falls on the north side of the river, the historical Paraa Safari Lodge enjoys simply astounding views. The lodge is one hour flight from Entebbe or six hours drive by road.


In the cool early morning before the sun rises too high, you will see plenty of game on the Buligi, Albert and Queen’s tracks north of the River Nile. The bulk of Murchison falls wildlife is concentrated to the northern bank of the Nile, and the best for game drives is the circuit of tracks that run west from the ferry jet at Paraa to the Lake Albert Delta.

Enjoy a boat excursion today from lodge to the foot of Murchison Falls. Hippos and crocodiles are abundant, and you will see elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks and birds like; Herons, Cormorants, Ducks, Bee-eaters, Fish Eagles, Kingfishers, and the rare Shoebill. The trip from Para to the Falls and back takes about three hours. A boat trip to the Delta where the Victoria Nile engorges into the Lake Albert leads through papyrus swamps. The trips takes about four to five hours and you will see a similar variety of animals and birds.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge


After breakfast you will depart for Kampala.  En-route, you will stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for an afternoon rhino tracking venture which is approximately three hours from Murchison Falls.   Kampala is an additional two hour drive from Nakasongola.  Please talk to your Tsavorite Tours Travel Consultant if you wish to overnight at the Sanctuary.  Please note lodging is simple with en-suite bathrooms.

One of the trained rangers will meet you upon arrival and give you an introduction to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Depending on where the rhinos happen to be when you arrive, you will drive to the closest location and then approach the rhinos on foot.  You will then have an opportunity to observe the rhinos in their habitat at a very close, and very safe, distance.  The animals are magnificent and the opportunity to see them up close is truly one not to be missed.  The tracking excursion lasts on average between 1-2 hours.

Accommodation: Cassia Lodge Hotel

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