Women's Uganda Safari

Uganda Gorilla Trek & Safari with @readysetjetset

September 9-16, 2025

Join us for a once in a lifetime trip through Uganda! From Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park to the gorilla sanctuary of Bwindi Forest, we will explore the best game drives the country has to offer. We will have opportunities to spot the tree climbing lions of Ishasha, hyenas, hippos, zebra, topis, giraffes, buffalos, and more! Traveling with Jetset trips means you’ll also have a professional photographer with you throughout the trip to document everything for you, take photos of you, and you’ll even get a souvenir photo book after!

Your 8 day adventure begins and ends in Entebbe
You’ll fly in and out of EBB. Please contact Lundy@LegitTrips.com for help with flights!

This trip backs up to Jetset Trips Kenya if you’re interested in staying in Africa longer. 

Group size is 4-12 passengers

Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

September 9-16, 2025

Deposit $750

Early Bird Pricing $4500

Total Trip Package $4750

All trips are priced as double occupancy. When available, solo supplements may be offered.  If you are traveling solo, it doesn’t mean you need to pay for a solo supplement, we’re happy to pair you with a roommate whenever possible.
 
*flexible payment options available for balance- to pay monthly or in a few equal installments
  •  RT Airport transportation from EBB
  • 7 nights accomodation
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • Guided walk to the Bigodi wetland which shelters over 200 species of birds including Hornbills, Turacos, Parrots, Cranes, Kingfishers and many more swamp endemics. The sanctuary is the home of 8 species of primates, including the Black and White Colobus, Red Colobus, Red Tailed Monkey, Grey Cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, L’hoest Monkey, Vervet Monkey and the Blue Monkey.
  • Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel-Ishasha
  • Early morning game drive on a search for the rare tree climbing lions which you can see only in this area of Uganda. Here lives a population of lions which enjoy resting on the fig trees when the day is warm. The landscape is an open savannah with a variety of acacia trees. 
  • Early morning briefing before we enter into the gorilla sanctuary of Bwindi Forest. The rainforest is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested
    and dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing access for tourists. This
    park is best known for the fascinating mountains gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies
    according to the movements of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with and
    observing the gorillas is a rare, moving, awesome and exciting adventure. The gorillas are shy
    and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience to watch and photograph them as they
    interact with each other.
  • Evening game drive in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Entebbe – guided nature walk in the park. You will be accompanied by ranger escorts during the walk. There is a chance you will of encountering hyenas, hippos, Zebra, Topis, giraffes, buffaloes, birds and butterflies.
  • Private ground transportation in licensed and insured vehicles with AC, seatbelts, comfortable seating & storage room for luggage
  • Professional photographer with you throughout the trip to document everything, take photos of you, and you’ll even get a souvenir photo book after!
  • Plus: Comprehensive travel planning, coordinated extra activities, personalized attention. Consider us your personal travel agents!

Deposits are non-refundable (but are transferable to another person or Legit Trip). Deposits may only be transferred one time and incur a $100 rebooking fee. 

Please be sure to read the complete booking terms and conditions at checkout. https://legittrips.com/booking-terms/

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YOUR HOST

HALEY PLOTKIN

Haley is the blogger behind Ready Set Jet Set, a guide to traveling the world and exploring her hometown of Austin, Texas. She started blogging to share her adventures with the world – from trips and tricks she’s learned while traveling to photo diaries detailing her journeys.

Haley started traveling as a sophomore in college when she took her very first trip overseas to London. The next year, she spent a semester studying abroad in London and another in Glasgow. She became a travel addict and never looked back!

If you’ve ever wanted to travel with her, now’s your chance!  She is proud to be a professional photographer, so I promise every guest will come away with some epic shots of themselves on the trip!

Day 1

ARRIVAL IN ENTEBBE

Arrival at the airport to be met our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for the night.

Meet and greet with our group and host!

O/N at Karibu Guesthouse

Day 2

FORT PORTAL

Transfer to Kibale National Park with a stop for lunch. After, we will walk in the Bigodi wetland which shelters over 200 species of birds including Hornbills, Turacos, Parrots, and more. The sanctuary is also home to 8 species of primates.

O/N at Turaco Tree Tops Luxury Cottage
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3

KIBALE NATIONAL PARK

A half day search for chimpanzees & other primates including phoestes, Red-colobuses, Blues, Red-tailed & grey cheeked mangabeys swinging through the dense forest. After, we’ll journey towards Queen Elizabeth National park, home to the big game, 10 primate species & a large number of bird species.

O/N at Elephant Plains Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4

KASENYI

Morning game drive through Kasenyi sector followed by lunch at the lodge. After, we’ll go on a 2 hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel & into Lake Edward. We will pass through possibly the highest concentration of hippos & many animals may be drinking at the water’s edge.

O/N at Enjojo Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5

ISHASHA

Early morning game drive on a search for the rare tree climbing lions which you can see only in this area of Uganda. After the game drive we will start our drive to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the home to the mountain gorillas. 

O/N at Four Gorillas Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6

ISHASHA

Early morning briefing before we enter into the gorilla sanctuary of Bwindi Forest. This park is best known for the fascinating mountains gorillas, where the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements of these marvelous primates.

O/N at Four Gorillas Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7

LAKE MBURO

After breakfast, we will start our start our drive to Lake Mburo National park. You are likely to see elands, impalas, waterbucks, warthogs, topis and zebras. In the late evening, we will head out for a game drive.

O/N at Mihingo Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8

ENTEBBE

After breakfast, we will start out with a guided nature walk in the park. There is a chance you will of encountering hyenas, hippos, Zebra, Topis, giraffes, buffaloes, birds and butterflies. Later start on your drive back to Entebbe. We will drop you off at the airport in time for your departure flight back home.

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