Uganda & Tanzania Safari

Trek the gorillas in Uganda before heading southeast to the vast savannahs of Tanzania. Experience two completely different sides of East Africa and some of the most impressive wildlife experiences in the world.
13 Days

Uganda & Tanzania Safari - 13 - $9,720


The itinerary below is designed to give you an overview of the route. Get in touch with our team for a full travel itinerary, or to create a tailor-made trip.

Day 1-2: Arrival at Entebbe Airport

Arrival at Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Note: We have a dedicated flight partner who can help find and book the best international flights for you. 

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation, settling in after your flight. 

Overnight: Karibu Entebbe (1 night)

Day 2-6: Lake Mutanda & Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to the airport and board a light aircraft flight to Kihihi, the gateway to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You'll be met on arrival and transferred to your lodge.

This afternoon you will embark on a 2 hour canoe ride on Lake Mutanda. 

Overnight: Mutanda Lake Resort (4 nights) 

Day 3: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Gorilla Trekking! Today you start early with a short briefing at the park HQ where you meet your guides and trackers. You'll then set off, deep into the forest in search of your allocated gorilla family. You spend 1 magical hour with them before returning to your lodge. 

Day 4: Lake Mutanda

Today you will have a day at leisure to relax at Mutanda Lake Resort. 

Day 5: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Second gorilla trek! Today you retrace your steps to the park HQ where you are allocated a different gorilla family to visit, and set off into the forest for another magnificent wildlife experience. You'll spend 1 hour with the gorillas, watching their behaviours and social interactions before returning to your lodge for the afternoon. 

Day 6-7: Return to Entebbe

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip and board the return light aircraft flight back to Entebbe. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure or add in a trip to visit the Mabamba Swamp. 

Overnight: Karibu Entebbe (1 night)

Day 7-8: Fly to Tanzania

Own flight arrangements to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Note: We have a dedicated flight partner who can help find and book the best international flights for you. 

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your lodge, settling in after your flights. 

Overnight: Arumeru River Lodge (1 night)

Day 8-10: Lake Manyara National Park & Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, you'll depart for the Lake Manyara National Park for a day of game viewing. Late afternoon, you'll drive up the escarpment and to your lodge in the Karatu Highlands. 

Overnight: Bashay Rift Lodge (2 nights)

Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater

Today you have an exciting game drive to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, taking picnic lunches with you. You'll return to the crater rim in the afternoon and back to your lodge. 

Day 10-13: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airstrip and board a light aircraft flight to the northern Serengeti plains and to your camp. Settle in for lunch before heading out on a game drive this afternoon. 

Overnight: Grumeti Hills (3 nights)

Day 11-12: Serengeti National Park

Spend two days enjoying morning and afternoon game drives in this world-renowned wildlife area. Your stay here will include a walking safari and night game drive. 

Day 13: Return Home

After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the airstrip, bidding farewell to your guides. Board a light aircraft flight to Arusha, where you'll be taken for lunch at a local lodge. You'll then be transferred to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight arrangements (please do not book a departure prior to 5pm). We hope you will be leaving Africa with some incredible memories and photos of your time here. 

Prices and Inclusions

Price per person: $9,720 USD

Prices are per person based on two people travelling together during 2024 high season (July - October). Prices for 2025 may differ. 

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Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

Limited Spaces Available

We create a maximum of 30 new trips per month. Please enquire about availability.

Simple Booking Process

  1. Talk to our team to discuss this trip or plan a tailor-made itinerary.
  2. Once you're happy, we'll take a 30% deposit to confirm your trip.
  3. The balance will be due 70 days before you travel.


All Brilliant trips include:

  • Experienced safari guides
  • All domestic/internal flights
  • All road transfers and airport pickups/drop-offs
  • All accommodation as per the itinerary (accommodation can be amended based on budget and preferences)
  • Fees for guides/scouts/drivers/cooks
  • All entrance and park fees
  • Fees for all activities as per the program
  • Shared or private daily game drives (depending on your route and preferences, please enquire for more details)
  • Meal plan full board unless specified otherwise
  • Select local brand drinks on safari
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Cover
  • Conservation charge

You'll also get...

  • Brilliant Africa’s Bucket List Safari System: work one-on-one with a dedicated specialist with decades of experience in East Africa. We'll help you cut through the noise, navigate the thousands of options, design the trip that's right for you and have confidence you'll get what you expect (results in 98% 5* reviews)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 
  • Highest-rated African travel company on Trustpilot: so you know you'll be in safe hands with our team.  
  • Ground Support Team: our local ground team are on hand to help if you ever need support during your trip. 
  • Dedicated Pre-Travel Support: access to a dedicated customer support specialist to help you with all of your pre-travel questions and help you prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. 
  • Get Me To Africa Flight Package: we'll connect you with our flight specialist who will find and book the right international flights on your behalf*
  • Personalised Guest Portal & Mobile App: access to your individual guest portal, including video guides to common questions, and everything you need to know to prepare for your African adventure.
  • WhatsApp Contacts: your local support team will be easily contactable via WhatsApp.   
  • Safety Briefing: 1:1 consultations with our specialists to answer any of your questions about safety when travelling in Africa. 
  • Done-With-You Visa Service: we’ll send you step-by-step video guides on how to apply for your visas and required travel documents, saving you hours of time, stress and headaches.

*For customers based in the US only. 

'Life Happens' Postponement Guarantee

If life gets in the way and you need to postpone your trip, we won't charge any fees to postpone your trip and all payments you have made towards the original trip will be applied to the postponed trip.

*T&Cs apply, enquire for details 

No Price Shock Guarantee

Unlike other travel companies, we don't put misleading 'from' prices on our trips. All of the trips on our website are priced at 2024 high season rates which means the price can only go down, not up. 

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