Uganda’s South-West

12 days private tour starting in Kigali (Rwanda) ending in Entebbe (Uganda)

Travel from the mountains of Rwanda to the hills of Southwest-Uganda and experience its beautiful lakes. Visit chimpanzees and the last mountain gorillas on earth. Experience Uganda’s rich wildlife in the Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls national parks by boat and open jeep during a safari and see the endangered white rhinos. Explore Uganda’s busy capital Kampala.

  • Private tour
  • English speaking guide
  • 12 days (11 nights)
  • Starting at 2,350 Euro per person (excluding flight/visa)

Highlights of this tour


Tour Guide

Angel will be your personal driverguide, speaking English. He is going to collect you from the airport/hotel and will be with you throughout the trip.

Itinerary of the tour: Uganda’s South-West

1Kigali (Rwanda)
Our guide will collect you from the airport/hotel. You will get to know the city of Kigali and visit the Genocide Memorial Centre.
Centre Saint Paul Kigali (Breakfast)
2Kigali (Rwanda) → Kisoro (Uganda)
After you leave the city of Kigali your journey will lead through the rolling hills of Rwanda. During the trip you can enjoy the landscape with its terraced tea-plantations and local smallholder farms. As you reach the Ugandan border, the breathtaking sight of the Virunga Mountains, including the majestic Mount Muhavura, unfolds before you.
Virunga Hotel (Breakfast)
Today choose to visit either the Mountain Gorillas* in Mgahinga National Park, the Golden monkeys*, or a Batwa village.
Virunga Hotel (Breakfast)
You will explore the town Kisoro and the nearby Lake Mutanda. Take a short hike to the lake and go canoeing.
Virunga Hotel (Breakfast)
5Kisoro → Lake Bunyonyi
Experience the beautiful landscape at Lake Bunyonyi as you take a boat to your next accommodation which is located directly at the lake. Learn more about the history of this magnificent lake, observe various birds, go canoeing, etc.
Bugombe Gateway Camp (Breakfast)
6Lake Bunyonyi → Queen Elizabeth National Park
Continue your trip and enjoy the beautiful landscape of western Uganda. From your accommodation you have a breathtaking panoramic view overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park, providing you with the opportunity to spot wildlife such as elephants.
Kingfisher Lodge (Half Board)
7Queen Elizabeth National Park
Go on an open jeep game drive through the national park and enjoy an afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga channel. During the safari is likely that you will encounter hippos, elephants, crocodiles, buffaloes, and various other wild animals. With some luck you will also see lions and leopards.
Kingfisher Lodge (Half Board)
8Queen Elizabeth National Park → Fort Portal
Choose to visit the chimpanzees* in Kibale national park or explore the wetlands and swamps of Bigodi on foot.
Kibale Forest Camp (Half Board)
9Fort Portal → Hoima
Go on a nature walk to the magnificent Nguse falls and explore the surrounding landscapes.
The Riverfalls Lodge or Guereza Canopy Lodge (Half Board)
10Hoima → Murchison Falls National Park
Enjoy an afternoon boat ride overlooking the Murchison waterfalls. On the banks of river Nile you can observe wild animals like crocodiles, hippos, and more. Hike to the top of the waterfalls (or drive by car) to enjoy spectacular views of the river Nile.
Red Chilli Rest Camp (Breakfast)
11Murchison Falls National Park → Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch
Start with a morning game drive through the national park, with the chance to see the critically endangered Rothschild’s giraffes, but also elephants, lions, and more. In the afternoon you will visit the only white rhinos in Uganda.
Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch (Breakfast)
12Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch → Kampala/Entebbe
Visit the craft market or the Uganda National Mosque in the capital Kampala.
If certain accommodations are not available, alternatives of equal quality will be actively pursued to ensure a delightful travel experience.

Rates per person

The tours are private, tailored to your group of up to seven people without any additional guests. For larger groups, we can arrange an extra car upon request.

1 person2 persons3 persons4 persons5 persons6 persons7 persons
5,600 Euro3,800 Euro2,990 Euro2,750 Euro2,600 Euro2,450 Euro2,350 Euro
Per person for double-room occupancy (single-room rates upon request). Prices are subject to change and exclude flights and visa.

*If you choose to visit the Mountain Gorillas, Golden Monkeys or Chimpanzees you require permits which are not included in the rates above. We will organize the permits for you. The current fee of the gorilla permit is 700 USD/person (from 07/24: 800 USD), the Golden monkeys permit 100 USD/person, and the Chimpanzees permit 200 USD/person (from 07/24: 250 USD).
As an alternative you can choose to visit a Batwa village (day three) and attend a wetlands nature walk (day eight) without extra costs.


  • Transportation during the tour
  • English-speaking driverguide
  • Accommodation (11 nights)
  • Breakfast, sometimes half board
  • Entries for national parks and touristic activities
  • Drinking water in the car

Not included:

  • Flights and visa
  • Tips
  • Accommodation before/after the tour
  • Drinks
  • Additional activities

If you desire any modifications to the itineraries, please get in touch with us. We will be happy to assist you in customizing your tour with activities outside the program, accommodation upgrades, or additional accommodation before/after the tour, etc.

During the trip, our driverguide will ensure that your will enjoy your tour and will always support you to find restaurants or purchase items for a picknick, etc

We are excited to organize your next trip to East Africa.

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