Uganda Hiking Mountain Sabinyo and Game Safari

5 Days 4 Nights

Rates are per person (pp) and based on 2 people sharing 1 room
Excluding international flights (from/to your home country)

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This 5 Days Uganda Hiking Mountain sabinyo and game safari is for those interested in Hiking Mountain Sabinyo/ Ggahinga in Mgahinga national park and wildlife in Queen Elizabeth national park. During this safari you will be able to do the do one day Mountain Hiking and then game drives in mweya sector of Queen Elizabeth and boat cruise on Kazinga channel of Lake Edward and Lake George. You will have chances of viewing wildlife like herds of buffalos, kobs, Elephants, Lions, Wart hogs, Lions but we emphasize that nature dictates and depends on your Luck.

If you’re a luxury traveller, don’t bounce off yet, this 5 day Mountain Hiking and game safari can be tailor made to suite your style too. Enquire with our team of experts to makes sure they get everything right – including accommodation, transportation, meals and the gorilla permits.

Summary of 5 day Uganda Hiking and game safari

  • Day 01: Pick up from Airport/ Hotel in Kampala/Entebbe and drive to Mgahinga National park
  • Day02: Early Morning Hiking of Mountain Sabinyo/Ggahinga
  • Day03: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park for an evening game drive
  • Day04: Morning game drive in Mweya sector and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • Day05: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe for drop off at the Hotel/Airport to end the trip

Detailed Itinerary


  • You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost

DAY 1: Pick up from the Airport/Hotel and drive to Mgahinga National Park.

Your driver guide will pick you from the Hotel/Entebbe and then you start your scenic 5 Days Uganda Hiking Mountain Sbinyo trip to Mgahinga National Park. You will stop at the the Equator for photograph and later for en route lunch before you proceed to Mgahinga National Pak and you will arrive late evening for Dinner and overnight.

Drive Time: Approximately 9-10 hours

Accommodation: Lake Chahafi Resort

Meals: Full board

DAY 2: Early Morning Hiking of Mt. Sabinyo

Today, you will start the hike to the top of Mount Sabinyo, a Virunga Volcano that you can only access its summit from the park. The summit of the mountain lies at 3,645 meters (11,959 ft), marks the intersection of the borders of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, and Uganda. The slopes of Mt. Sabinyo are a habitat for the critically endangered mountain gorillas.

You will see the rugged nature of the terrain along the Sabinyo slopes that has many craters with sharp ridges. The Mount Sabinyo hike is a one day hike involving 4 hours to the summit and 4 hours back and this depends on the pace and weather conditions. Walking sticks are provided for free meanwhile the porters are available for hire. You will go through vegetation ranges from the bamboo zone between 2400 – 2800m. After ascending to its park, have some rest and your packed lunch. Start descending the mountain. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at: Lake Chahafi Resort

Meal Plan: Full board 

DAY 3: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for an evening game drive

After breakfast you will drive to Mweya sector of Queen Elizabeth National park and you will have a short game drive before heading to the lodge for overnight and dinner.

Drive time: Approximately 6hours

Accommodation: Buffalo safari lodge/Elephant Hab lodge

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Early morning you will go for a game drive in Kasenyi in search of early grazers, chances for cats, and other wildlife. You will then have lunch in at the lodge and drive to do a boat cruise on Kazinga channel as you will be able to sport various aquatic animals, birds, and many more.

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)

DAY 5: Transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe to end the trip

After breakfast and relaxation at the lodge, you will bid farewell to the lodge and drive back to Kampala/Entebbe for drop off at the Hotel or Airport to end the 5 day Mountain Hiking and game safari.

Drive time: Approximately 5-6 hours

Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of Tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for extra cost
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel)


PersonsDatePrice per person
1 PersonAny dateUSD2175.00
2 PersonsAny dateUSD1590.00
3 PersonsAny dateUSD1390.00
4 PersonsAny dateUSD1300.00
5 PersonsAny dateUSD1240.00
6 PersonsAny dateUSD1180.00

Lodge Options

Bwindi Havens Gorilla Lodge Rushaga

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Trekkers Tavern Lodge Ruhija Region

Trekkers Tavern Lodge Ruhija Region: Click image for details.

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers on first and last day
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All Porters
  • Game Drive and Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth National park
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle
  • Park entrance fees of both National parks

Cost excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Safari Vans


Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people

Safari land cruiser


We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop-up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smartphones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.

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