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Uganda safaris and tours take you on a journey like no other in the ‘Pearl of Africa’, as Winston Churchill famously dubbed it. Safari in Uganda covers a unique destination that is Africa condensed, with the best of everything the continent has to offer packed into one small but stunning destination.

From the majestic Rwenzori mountains, Africa’s tallest mountain range adorned with glaciers, to the iconic Nile River, the longest river globally, flowing from Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, Uganda boasts a wealth of natural wonders. The lush forests teeming with a remarkable array of primates, including half of the remaining population of endangered mountain gorillas in the world. With diverse habitats that cater to a myriad of species, safari tours Uganda welcome you to a bird-watching paradise.

Uganda safaris are a testament to the country’s commitment to wildlife conservation, with over 20% of its land dedicated to wildlife reserves. This untouched landscape sets the stage for a crowd-free African safari compared to the neighboring Kenya and Tanzania

Popular Uganda Safari Tours & Holidays

Discover our well crafted safaris in Uganda that showcase the best of Uganda’s top Safari destinations, our Uganda safari tours offer a wide variety of experiences to cater for all interests, budgets and personal preferences. From gorilla trekking and wildlife safaris to bird watching, adventure and cultural tours, we have it all.

3 Day Murchison Falls Uganda Safari

This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest park known as Murchison Falls National Park, located in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, a home

$875.00

3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour

3-Day Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda offers an adventure to the jungles of south western Uganda to see the rare mountain gorillas. Uganda is one of the best destinations for

$1,600.00

4 Day Uganda Gorilla Trek & Volcano Hike Safari

This 4 Day Gorilla Tracking and Volcano Hiking Tour Uganda is a great opportunity to combine an unforgettable encounter with Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park with

$1,850.00

4 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari & Nile White Water Rafting Adventure

This 4 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari & White Water Rafting Adventure combines two thrilling activities in Uganda. The first two days are spent tracking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park,

$1,950.00
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5 Day Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Uganda Wildlife Tour

This  5 day Uganda Safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for wildlife viewing and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking. Chimpanzee tracking will be at Kyambura Gorge

$2,180.00

6 Days Masai Mara Kenya & Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safari

This 6 Days Masai Mara and Gorilla trekking Safari is a perfect wildlife and gorilla trekking Safari. The African holiday takes you to Masai Mara National Reserve, Africa’s greatest wildlife Reserve

$3,410.00

5 Day Gorillas, Lake Bunyonyi & Lake Mburo Uganda Safari

This 5-Day Uganda Safari offers a mesmerizing adventure through the enchanting landscapes of Uganda, where ultimate wildlife encounters meet awe-inspiring natural wonders. This extraordinary safari takes you on an unforgettable

6 Day Double Gorilla Trek Uganda & Rwanda

6 Day Double Gorilla Trek Uganda & Rwanda

This 6 Day thrilling adventure journey will take you to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda, where you will have the rare opportunity

6 Days Uganda Safari, Wildlife, Gorillas & Chimpanzee Trekking

This 6-day Uganda safari seamlessly weaves together the incredible adventures of chimpanzee trekking at Kibale National Park, game viewing at Queen Elizabeth National Park, and gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable

7 Day Uganda Safari Holiday

The 7 Days Uganda Safari Holiday will take you to 3 National Parks; Murchison falls National Park for game drive, boat cruise and wildlife viewing, Kibale National Park for Chimpanzee

8 Day Uganda Primates & Wildlife Safari

This 8-day Uganda safari takes you from Kampala-Uganda and back again, giving you the chance to explore the country’s western region and its amazing wildlife and scenery. You’ll get to

10 Day Uganda Safari Wildlife, Gorillas and Chimpanzees

This thrilling 10-day Uganda safari is an expedition that will take you through the most captivating national parks in the country. Starting at the majestic Murchison Falls National Park, prepare

12 Ultimate Uganda Safari Holiday

This 12-day Uganda Safari takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to more than 340 mountain gorillas – half of the mountain gorillas left in the world. You’ll also

15 Day Uganda Safari, Adventure & Wildlife

This 15 days safari in Uganda will take you to Murchison Falls for hiking to the top of the falls and wildlife viewing, Kibale forest for Chimp tracking anda Bigodi

7 Day Uganda Luxury Fly-in Safari

Experience the best of Uganda on this luxury safari that takes you to four stunning national parks. Fly to Murchison Falls National Park, where you can marvel at the mighty

Things to Do in Uganda

One of the most thrilling and forgettable experiences in a safari in Uganda is embarking on a game drive. Uganda safaris offer a unique opportunity to explore the diverse wildlife that inhabits the country’s national parks and reserves. Game drives are a fantastic way to get up close and personal with the fascinating array of animals that call Uganda home.

Uganda is blessed with an incredible variety of wildlife, from the iconic African elephants and majestic lions to the elusive leopards and endangered mountain gorillas. Game drives allow visitors to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitats, offering a chance to observe their behavior and interactions up close.

Uganda is home to several national parks that are renowned for their abundant wildlife and scenic beauty, making them ideal destinations for game drives. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, and Kidepo Valley National Park are just a few of the top parks where visitors can enjoy thrilling game drives.

To make the most of your game drive experience in Uganda, it is essential to have knowledgeable guides who are familiar with the local wildlife and terrain. At Tusker Trails Holidays, we provide experienced guides who are passionate about conservation and wildlife, ensuring that visitors have a safe and informative journey.

Moreover, our safari vehicles used for game drives are specially designed to provide optimal viewing opportunities. These vehicles are equipped with open roofs and large windows, allowing you to enjoy unobstructed views of the wildlife and landscapes.

Game drives in Uganda are typically conducted in the early morning or late afternoon when wildlife is most active. The cool temperatures and soft light during these times create ideal conditions for spotting animals and capturing stunning photographs.

We recommend that to wear neutral-colored clothing and bring binoculars, cameras, and sunscreen for a comfortable and enjoyable game drive experience. Remember to respect the wildlife and follow the guidelines provided by your guide to ensure the safety of both visitors and animals.

A highlight of any safari in Uganda is the opportunity to embark on a gorilla tracking adventure. Uganda is renowned for being home to the endangered mountain gorillas, making it a top destination for travelers seeking a unique and intimate wildlife experience.

Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are the primary locations where visitors can go gorilla trekking. These parks are home to habituated gorilla families, allowing tourists to observe these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

Gorilla trekking Safaris in Uganda involve hiking through lush forests and rugged terrain in search of the elusive mountain gorillas. Experienced guides lead visitors on this thrilling adventure, sharing insights about the gorillas’ behavior, habitat, and conservation efforts.

Uganda’s commitment to gorilla conservation is evident through strict regulations that limit the number of visitors allowed to track each gorilla family per day. This sustainable approach ensures minimal disturbance to the gorillas and their environment, safeguarding their well-being for future generations.

gorilla trekking Uganda safari toursTo participate in gorilla tracking tour in Uganda, visitors are required to obtain permits in advance. These permits are limited in number and often need to be secured several months in advance due to high demand.

Responsible tourism practices are essential when engaging with gorillas in their natural habitat on your safari tour Uganda. Visitors are briefed on the dos and don’ts before embarking on the trek to ensure the safety of both humans and gorillas. It is crucial to maintain a respectful distance from the gorillas and follow the guidelines provided by your guide to protect these endangered species.

Encountering mountain gorillas in the wild is a truly magical and humbling experience. Observing these intelligent creatures interact with each other, care for their young, and forage for food offers a profound connection to the natural world. The opportunity to witness gorillas in their natural habitat is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that leaves a lasting impression on all who are fortunate enough to partake in it.

In addition to the renowned mountain gorillas, Uganda is also home to a thriving population of chimpanzees, offering visitors the opportunity to engage in an unforgettable chimpanzee tracking experience. Uganda’s lush forests and national parks provide the perfect setting for encountering these fascinating primates up close.

Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda takes place in various locations, including Kibale National Park, Budongo Forest Reserve, and Queen Elizabeth National Park. These diverse habitats are ideal for chimpanzees and offer visitors a chance to witness their natural behaviors in the wild.

Chimpanzee tracking safaris in Uganda involve trekking through dense forests, listening for the distinctive calls of the chimpanzees, and following experienced guides to locate the primates. As visitors get closer to the chimpanzee groups, they can observe their social interactions, feeding habits, and playful antics.

While chimpanzee tracking is the main focus of the experience, visitors may also encounter a variety of other wildlife species during their trek, such as colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, and a myriad of bird species. The rich biodiversity of Uganda’s forests adds to the allure of the chimpanzee tracking adventure.

Chimpanzee tracking tours in Uganda often include educational components that highlight the importance of chimpanzee conservation and the efforts being made to protect these endangered species. Visitors can learn about the threats facing chimpanzees, such as habitat loss and poaching, and how they can contribute to their preservation.

Similar to gorilla tracking, permits are required for chimpanzee tracking in Uganda, and it is advisable to secure them in advance to guarantee availability. Guided Uganda safari tours that include chimpanzee tracking as part of the itinerary provide a seamless and informative experience for visitors.

Encountering chimpanzees in the wild on your safari holidays Uganda is a mesmerizing experience that offers a glimpse into the complex social structures and behaviors of these intelligent primates. Observing chimpanzees swinging through the trees, grooming each other, and caring for their young is a truly enchanting and immersive wildlife encounter.

One of the most unique and immersive ways to experience the wildlife and landscapes on your Uganda safaris and tours is through a boat safari. Uganda’s diverse waterways offer a different perspective on the country’s natural beauty, allowing visitors to observe a wide variety of wildlife and enjoy breathtaking scenery from the comfort of a boat.

Uganda is blessed with numerous lakes, rivers, and wetlands that provide an ideal setting for boat safaris. Popular destinations for boat safaris in Uganda include the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park, the Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park, and Lake Mburo in Lake Mburo National Park.

Boat safaris offer a unique opportunity to observe wildlife from a different vantage point. Visitors can spot a diverse array of animals along the water’s edge, including hippos, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes, and a variety of bird species. The tranquil setting of the boat allows for peaceful and uninterrupted wildlife viewing experiences.

In addition to wildlife sightings, boat safaris in Uganda offer stunning views of the surrounding landscapes, from verdant forests to rolling savannahs. The gentle swaying of the boat and the soothing sounds of nature create a sense of tranquility that enhances the overall safari experiences

At Tusker Trails Holidays, Our Guided boat safaris in Uganda are led by experienced and knowledgeable guides who provide insights into the wildlife, ecosystems, and conservation efforts in the area. These guides share fascinating stories and facts about the animals and habitats, enriching visitors’ understanding of the natural world.

Boat safaris in Uganda are typically conducted in the early morning or late afternoon when wildlife is most active along the waterways. It is recommended to bring binoculars, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera to make the most of your boat safari experience. Following the guidelines provided by our guide ensures a safe and enjoyable excursion.

Uganda is a paradise for birdwatchers, boasting a rich diversity of bird species and habitats that make it a top destination for birding enthusiasts. Birding tours in Uganda offer a unique opportunity to explore the country’s varied ecosystems and spot a wide array of colorful and captivating bird species.

birding safari in ugandaUganda is home to over 1,000 bird species, making it one of the most biodiverse countries for birdwatching in Africa. Key birding hotspots in Uganda include Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Mabamba Swamp and Kibale National Park, among others. These diverse habitats provide a range of birdwatching opportunities, from forest-dwelling species to wetland and savannah birds.

At Tusker Trails Holidays, Our birding tours in Uganda are led by experienced bird guides who are passionate about ornithology and conservation. These guides possess in-depth knowledge of the local bird species, their habitats, behaviors, and calls, enhancing the birding experience for visitors. They are skilled at locating and identifying birds, ensuring that participants have the best possible sightings.

Uganda’s bird species include the iconic shoebill stork, the colorful turacos, the striking African fish eagle, and a variety of sunbirds, weavers, and kingfishers. Birdwatchers can also spot rare and endemic species such as the African green broadbill, the Rwenzori turaco, and the handsome francolin. The diversity of birdlife in Uganda provides endless opportunities for birding enthusiasts to add new species to their life lists.

From lush rainforests to expansive savannahs, Uganda offers a range of habitats that support diverse bird species. Birding tours allow visitors to explore these ecosystems and observe birds in their natural environments. Whether trekking through dense forests, cruising along rivers, or traversing open grasslands, birdwatchers are treated to a kaleidoscope of avian wonders.

Jinja also known as East Africa’s Adventure City should be destination in Uganda for a myriad of exciting adventure tours that promise unforgettable experiences. From white-water rafting on the Nile River to zip-lining through the treetops, Uganda’s adventure tours cater to those seeking an adrenaline rush amidst the country’s stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife.

adventure safaris ugandaOne of the most popular adventure activities in Uganda is white-water rafting on the iconic Nile River. The turbulent rapids of the Nile provide an exhilarating rafting experience, with varying levels of difficulty to suit both beginners and experienced rafters. Participants can navigate through the rapids, enjoy the scenic beauty of the riverbanks, and even spot wildlife along the way.

Adventure enthusiasts can explore Uganda’s rugged terrain and off-the-beaten-path destinations on quad biking and off-road tours. Whether speeding through savannahs, traversing rocky landscapes, or navigating forest trails, quad biking adventures offer a thrilling way to experience Uganda’s natural beauty and wildlife up close.

For a bird’s-eye view of Uganda’s lush forests and landscapes, zip-lining and canopy tours provide an exhilarating perspective. Soaring through the treetops, adventurers can enjoy panoramic views, spot wildlife from above, and experience the thrill of gliding through the canopy on zip lines and suspension bridges.

Uganda’s adventure tours also cater to those seeking high-octane thrills, with opportunities for bungee jumping and rock climbing in scenic locations. Bungee jumping from towering heights or scaling rocky cliffs offer adrenaline-pumping experiences that combine adventure with stunning vistas and natural surroundings.

For adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts, Uganda offers a diverse range of hiking and mountaineering opportunities that provide a unique and exhilarating way to experience the country’s stunning landscapes and natural wonders. From challenging peaks to scenic trails, Uganda’s hiking and mountaineering tours cater to all levels of experience and offer unforgettable adventures.

hiking uganda safarisUganda is home to the legendary Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the “Mountains of the Moon,” which offer some of the most challenging and rewarding mountaineering experiences in Africa. Conquering Margherita Peak, the highest peak of the Rwenzoris, is a bucket-list achievement for many mountaineers, with its snow-capped summit and dramatic glacial landscapes.

In addition to the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda boasts a variety of hiking trails in its national parks and conservation areas. Visitors can explore the scenic trails of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, hike to the top of Sipi Falls or ascend to the summit of Mount Elgon

Hiking and mountaineering tours in Uganda showcase the country’s diverse landscapes, from misty mountains and lush forests to rolling savannahs and crater lakes. Along the trails, hikers may encounter a range of wildlife, including primates, antelopes, and a variety of bird species, adding an element of wildlife viewing to the adventure.

For safety and guidance, it is recommended to embark on hiking and mountaineering tours in Uganda with experienced guides as we offer at Tusker Trails Holidays. These experts are familiar with the terrain and conditions to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, provide valuable insights into the natural aspects of the destinations, and offer support throughout the journey.

Uganda Hiking tours offer a sense of adventure, achievement, and connection with nature that is unparalleled. Whether summiting a peak, traversing a scenic trail, or exploring remote landscapes, the experience of hiking in Uganda is both physically rewarding and spiritually enriching.

Cultural tours in Uganda offer a unique opportunity to connect with local communities, learn about traditional practices, and experience the vibrant heritage and customs that define the country’s identity.

From colorful ceremonies to artisan workshops, Uganda’s cultural tours provide a deeper understanding of the people and traditions that make the country so unique.

One of the highlights of cultural tours in Uganda is the chance to visit traditional villages and engage with local communities. Visitors can interact with villagers, participate in cultural ceremonies, and learn about daily life in rural Uganda. Through guided tours and authentic experiences, travelers gain insight into the customs, beliefs, and traditions of different ethnic groups.

Uganda is renowned for its vibrant arts and crafts scene, with skilled artisans creating traditional handicrafts using age-old techniques. Cultural tours often include visits to craft workshops where visitors can observe artisans at work, learn about the process of creating handmade goods, and even try their hand at crafting items such as pottery, weaving, or beadwork.

Music and dance are integral parts of Ugandan culture, with rhythmic performances that showcase the country’s diverse musical traditions. Cultural tours frequently include live performances of traditional music and dance, allowing visitors to witness the energy and creativity of Ugandan performers and experience the joy and vibrancy of local entertainment.

Uganda’s history is rich and complex, with a wealth of historical sites and museums that offer insights into the country’s past. Cultural tours often include visits to museums, heritage sites, and monuments that highlight Uganda’s colonial heritage, independence struggle, and cultural evolution over the centuries, providing a deeper understanding of the country’s historical context.

Food also plays a central role in Ugandan culture, with a diverse culinary landscape that reflects the country’s ethnic diversity and agricultural abundance. At Tusker Trails Holidays, Our cultural tours may include culinary experiences such as market visits, cooking classes, and food tastings, allowing visitors to sample traditional dishes, learn about local ingredients, and savor the flavors of Ugandan cuisine.

Cultural tours in Uganda often prioritize sustainable and responsible tourism practices that support cultural conservation and community development. By engaging with local communities, supporting artisan cooperatives, and promoting cultural heritage preservation, visitors contribute to the ongoing sustainability of Uganda’s cultural traditions and livelihoods.

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3 Day Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour

3-Day Gorilla Trekking Safari in Uganda offers an adventure to the jungles of south western Uganda to see the rare mountain gorillas. Uganda is one of the best destinations for

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4 Day Uganda Gorilla Safari & Nile White Water Rafting Adventure

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5 Day Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Uganda Wildlife Tour

This  5 day Uganda Safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for wildlife viewing and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for gorilla trekking. Chimpanzee tracking will be at Kyambura Gorge

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5 Day Gorillas, Lake Bunyonyi & Lake Mburo Uganda Safari

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6 Day Double Gorilla Trek Uganda & Rwanda

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6 Days Uganda Safari, Wildlife, Gorillas & Chimpanzee Trekking

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8 Day Uganda Primates & Wildlife Safari

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4 Day Lake Mburo, Bwindi Forest & Lake Bunyonyi Uganda safari

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What is the Cost of a Safari in Uganda?

When planning a safari in Uganda, one of the essential considerations is the cost. Uganda safaris can cater to a wide range of budgets, offering everything from basic camping tours to luxurious lodge experiences. The cost of a safari in Uganda typically depends on several factors, including the level of accommodation, the duration of the trip, the activities included, and the time of year.

Budget safaris can start from as low as $200 per person sharing per day, providing basic accommodations and a shared safari experience. For those seeking a more comfortable journey, mid-range safaris are available from around $300 per person sharing per day, which often includes better accommodations and a more personalized experience. For the ultimate in luxury, high-end safaris can cost upwards of $600 per person sharing per day, featuring exclusive lodges, private guides, and additional amenities.

A significant factor in the cost of Uganda safari tours is the inclusion of gorilla trekking. Gorilla permits alone can cost around $800 as of 2024, which is a necessary expense for those wishing to encounter these gentle giants. A Chimpanzee tracking permit costs anywhere between USD 50 to USD 250 depending on where you plan to track them and the experience you are looking for. Park Entry fees which are your tickets to enjoy safaris in Uganda’s varied National Parks cost anywhere between USD 40 to USD 45 per person/ Traveling during the off-peak seasons, typically from October to November and March to April, can result in lower costs and fewer crowds.

It’s also important to consider additional costs such as international flights, visa fees, vaccinations, and tips, which can add to the overall expense of the trip. Despite these costs, a safari in Uganda is a priceless experience, offering the chance to witness some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife and support conservation efforts.

For those looking to explore the Pearl of Africa, Uganda safari tours present an opportunity to immerse oneself in the natural beauty and diverse cultures of the region. For more detailed information on planning and costs, prospective travelers can consult a reputable Uganda safari operator. At Tusker Trails Holidays, we are expert Uganda Safari Operator offering some of the best guided Uganda tours to the Pearl of Africa and the wider East African Region.

What to Pack for your Safari in Uganda

Planning a thrilling Uganda safari calls for careful packing to ensure you are fully prepared for the adventure that awaits. Here is a guide on what to pack for your Uganda safari to make the most of your unforgettable journey:

Clothing Essentials

  • Opt for neutral hues that blend with the surroundings to avoid startling wildlife.
  • Pack lightweight long-sleeved shirts and pants to shield yourself from the sun, bugs, and plants.
  • Bring a hat for shade and cooling during sunny days.
  • Include a fleece jacket for chilly nights and early mornings in high-altitude areas.
  • Don’t forget rain protection gear for sudden showers.
  • Pack sturdy walking shoes and sandals for comfort and versatility.
  • Remember to bring enough socks and undergarments for your safari adventure.

Accessories for Wildlife Viewing

  • Sunglasses with UV protection to shield your eyes from the sun.
  • Binoculars to observe wildlife up close and capture memorable sightings.
  • Camera with extra batteries to document your safari experiences.
  • Power bank for charging devices in areas with limited electricity.
  • Bug spray to deter mosquitoes and other insects.
  • Sunscreen and lip balm to prevent sunburns and keep your skin protected.
  • Medications, first aid kit, hand sanitizer, and wipes for health and hygiene needs.
  • Pack essential toiletries for your comfort and convenience.

Important Documents and Currency

  • Carry a valid passport, necessary visas, and insurance documents for medical coverage and evacuation.
  • Make photocopies of important documents and keep them separate from the originals.
  • Bring vaccination certificates if required for entry into Uganda.
  • Have local currency (shillings) and small denominations of dollars for emergencies.
  • Carry credit cards as they may not be accepted everywhere.
  • Keep a copy of your itinerary and important contacts handy.

Other Essentials for Convenience

  • Bring a daypack for excursions and walks during your safari.
  • Pack an adapter and converter for Type G sockets used in Uganda.
  • Include a multitool or Swiss Army knife for various needs.
  • Use Ziploc bags to keep items dry and organized.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle for hydration and reducing waste.
  • Pack non-perishable snacks like energy bars and nuts for quick refueling.

Optional Extras for Comfort

  • Consider bringing field guides to learn about local wildlife and plants.
  • Use a binocular harness for easy carrying and quick access.
  • Bring a travel pillow and eye mask for restful sleep during long journeys.
  • Carry a notebook and pen to record your observations and memories.

Tailor your packing list to the specifics of your safari type, duration, and the time of year you are traveling. Confirm any additional needs with your tour operator to ensure a smooth and enjoyable Uganda safari experience.

What are Uganda's Entry Requirements?

When planning your Uganda safari holiday, it is essential to be aware of the entry requirements to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience. Travelers embarking on a safari in Uganda, you must have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival.

Additionally, a valid yellow fever immunization certificate is mandatory for entry into Uganda. It’s important to note that citizens of specific countries may enter Uganda without a visa, thanks to bilateral agreements. However, for most visitors, obtaining a visa is a necessary step.

The tourist visa can be in advance through the online e-visa system. A single entry tourist that is commonly required for a safari in Uganda visa costs USD 50 whereas the East African Tourist for those wishing to explore more of East Africa, this Visa that permits entry to Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda costs USD 100

It is recommended to check the latest travel advisory and requirements before your trip to Uganda to avoid any unexpected issues. We also recommend booking your safari in Uganda with a reputable safari operator for the current information and assistance with planning your safari.

What are the Best Places To Visit in Uganda for Safari?

Safari in Uganda offers a plethora of amazing destinations that cater to every adventurer’s dream. From lush forests teeming with wildlife to captivating savannah reserves, Uganda safaris offer a rich paradise waiting to be explored. Here are some of the the best places to visit in Uganda that will leave you spellbound on your safari tour:

Queen Elizabeth National Park

This is Uganda’s most visited park, located in the western region. It covers an area of 1,978 square kilometers and boasts a variety of habitats, such as savannah, wetlands, forests, and lakes. Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to over 600 bird species and 95 mammal species, including lions that climb trees, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and chimpanzees. Highlights of Uganda safari tours to Queen Elizabeth include a boat along the famous Kazinga Channel, a 32-kilometer waterway that connects Lake Edward and Lake George and attracts large numbers of wildlife and birds, Tree climbing lions found here among other various wildlife species.

Murchison Falls National Park

This is Uganda’s largest and oldest park, located in the northwestern region. Murchison Falls National Park covers an area of 3,893 square kilometers and encompasses the Murchison Falls, where the Nile River plunges 43 meters into a narrow gorge. The park hosts over 450 bird species and 76 mammal species, including giraffes, elephants, lions, leopards, hyenas, jackals, warthogs, baboons, and chimpanzees. Safari to Uganda in Murchison Falls also offers boat cruises on the Nile to see the falls and the wildlife along the banks.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – Gorilla Land

This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the southwestern region. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park covers an area of 331 square kilometers and protects one of the largest and most diverse montane forests in Africa. Bwindi is a popular destination for almost all Uganda safaris and tours for being home to about half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, but it also has over 350 bird species, including 23 Albertine Rift endemics and seven IUCN Red List species.

Kidepo Valley National Park

This is most remote and least visited park for safaris in Uganda, located in the northeastern corner of the country. Kidepo Valley National Park covers an area of 1,442 square kilometers and features rugged mountains, valleys, plains, and rivers. The park is one of the most scenic and pristine in Africa, with stunning views and diverse wildlife. The park has over 475 bird species and 77 mammal species, some of which are endemic or rare in Uganda, such as cheetahs, ostriches, bat-eared foxes, caracals, and roan antelopes.

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest National Park is another popular destination for Uganda safaris famous for being the primate capital of the world making it the best place in the world to track chimpanzees. The park covers an area of 795 square kilometers (307 square miles) of tropical rainforest, where more than 1,500 chimpanzees live alongside 12 other primate species, including red colobus monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabeys, red-tailed monkeys, and L’Hoest’s monkeys. You can also explore the nearby Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, which is a haven for birds and monkeys.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is the smallest but most scenic national park in Uganda covering an area of 33.7 square kilometers at the southwestern corner Uganda. The park is part of the Virunga Massif, a chain of volcanic mountains that host mountain gorillas. Mgahinga is home to one habituated gorilla family open to safaris to Uganda featuring gorilla trekking, however, this family sometimes crosses the border into Rwanda or Congo, so it is advisable to check their availability a few weeks to your travel. Other activities here include; hiking the three volcanoes, visiting the Batwa pygmies, birdwatching, and golden monkey tracking are possible

Entebbe

Entebbe, a recreation town shoring Lake Victoria, is Uganda’s gateway and a base for most Uganda safari tours. It boasts several attractions and activities to include; The Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC), also known as Entebbe Zoo, is a conservation and education facility with over 250 animals. Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary Located on a 40-hectare island in Lake Victoria is a refuge for orphaned and rescued chimpanzees. Botanical Gardens, home to diverse plants and birds. The Uganda Reptile Village, showcasing various reptiles; and the prestigious Entebbe Golf Club. The town also serves as a base for exploring destinations around Lake Victoria, like the Ssese Islands, offering pristine beaches and Mabamba Swamp is a top spot for sighting the elusive shoebill stork.

Kampala City

Kampala is the capital and largest city of Uganda, with a population of about 3.5 million people. It is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city that offers a mix of modern and traditional attractions. A city tour as part of your Uganda safari itinerary takes you to historical sites such as the Kasubi Tombs, where four kings of the Buganda kingdom are buried; the Uganda Museum, which displays artifacts and exhibits on Uganda’s history and culture; the Bahai Temple, which is the only one of its kind in Africa; and the Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, which commemorates the 22 Catholic converts who were killed by a Buganda king in 1886 for refusing to renounce their faith. Enjoy shopping at local markets such as Owino and Nakasero, where you can find everything from fruits and vegetables to clothes and crafts.

Jinja – East Africa’s Adventure City

Jinja is a town located on the shores of Lake Victoria, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Kampala. It is known as the “Adventure Capital of East Africa” for being the base Uganda adventure safaris such as white-water rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping, quad biking, and horse riding. Jinja is also the place where the Nile River begins its journey to the Mediterranean Sea, and you can visit the Source of the Nile monument and park that marks this spot. Jinja also has a colonial charm, with old buildings and streets that date back to the early 20th century.

Ssese Islands

The Ssese Islands are a group of 84 islands located in Lake Victoria, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) southwest of Entebbe. They are a perfect getaway for relaxation, romance, or adventure after safari in Uganda. The Islands offer pristine beaches, lush forests, exotic wildlife, and friendly locals. You can also engage in activities such as fishing, boating, hiking, biking, or camping. The Ssese Islands are also home to some cultural sites such as the Buggala Cathedral, which is the oldest Catholic church in Uganda; the Banda Island Shrine, which is dedicated to a local spirit called Mukasa; and the Nsirwe Island Sacred Forest.

How long should a Uganda Safari be?

When planning safari tours in Uganda , one of the most common questions we get is: “How long should a Uganda safari be?”

The duration of your safari largely depends on what you want to see and do. A typical Uganda safari can range from a short 3-day excursion to a comprehensive 2-week journey. For those looking to get a taste of Uganda’s wildlife, a 3 to 5-day safari may suffice, focusing on key highlights such as the renowned Bwindi Impenetrable Forest for gorilla trekking or Queen Elizabeth National Park for a chance to spot the Big Five.

However, for the intrepid explorer wanting to delve deeper into Uganda’s diverse ecosystems, a 7 to 10-day safari allows for a more relaxed pace and the opportunity to visit multiple parks and reserves. This duration is ideal for those who wish to combine primate tracking with game drives, boat cruises, and cultural encounters.

For the ultimate Uganda safari experience, extending your stay to 14 days provides a comprehensive exploration of what the country has to offer. This length ensures ample time to traverse the varied landscapes, from the savannas of Murchison Falls National Park to the rainforests of Kibale National Park, without feeling rushed.

Generally, the length of your Uganda safari should align with your interests and the depth of exploration you desire.

When is the Best time to visit Uganda?

To make the most of Uganda safari tours, timing is everything. Here’s a month-by-month guide to help you plan your adventure.

January to February

These months fall within the dry season, making them ideal for wildlife viewing as animals congregate around water sources. It’s also a great time for gorilla trekking, with less rainfall and clearer trails.

March to May

This period is considered the wet season, where some lodges may close and roads can be challenging. However, the lush greenery and the birth of new animals make it a beautiful time for photographers and nature lovers.

June to August

Another dry spell, these months are perfect for Uganda safaris, offering excellent wildlife spotting opportunities. Gorilla permits should be booked well in advance due to high demand.

September to November

The wet season returns, but don’t let this deter you. The savannah is at its most vibrant, and there’s still plenty of wildlife to see, often with fewer tourists around.

December

Closing the year during the short dry season, December offers sunny days and great conditions for both game drives and primate walks.

No matter when you choose to go, a safari in Uganda promises an unforgettable journey through the Pearl of Africa. For more detailed information on the best time to visit specific parks and activities, consider planning your safari with an expert Uganda Safari Operator for proper guidance

How safe is Uganda for tourists?

When it comes to safety, Uganda presents a dichotomy of sorts. On one hand, it is lauded for its warm hospitality and the unforgettable experiences it offers. On the other, it is essential for tourists to exercise caution due to various safety concerns that have been highlighted over the years. It’s imperative for travelers to stay informed and vigilant, especially in urban areas like Kampala, Jinja, and Entebbe.

The political climate can sometimes be a cause for concern, with occasional unrest and protests. Tourists are advised to stay clear of such gatherings and remain updated on travel advisories from their respective governments. Despite these issues, many travelers have safely enjoyed their Ugandan safaris, taking back stories filled with the thrills of the wild and the warmth of the local communities.

The natural wonders of Uganda, like the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, home to the elusive mountain gorillas, and the Rwenzori Mountains, continue to be the highlights of any safari tour. The key to a safe and enjoyable trip lies in being prepared and aware. Engaging with reputable tour operators, avoiding displays of wealth, and respecting local customs and advice can significantly enhance the safety of your journey.

While Uganda, like any other destination, has its risks, it remains a country that offers some of the most authentic and awe-inspiring safari experiences in the world. With the right precautions and an informed approach, tourists can safely explore the wonders of Uganda and create memories that last a lifetime.

Where to Stay on your Safari in Uganda?

When embarking on a safari in Uganda, the type of accommodation you choose can greatly enhance your overall experience, offering a comfortable retreat amidst the beauty of the country’s national parks. Here’s a glimpse into the diverse range of accommodations you can expect to find while on a Uganda safari:

Luxury Lodges and Camps

Choose a high-end safari experience at luxurious lodges and camps that boast lavish amenities, personalized service, and breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. From spacious suites or tents to gourmet dining and a variety of activities, luxury lodges provide a truly immersive and unforgettable stay.

Prominent Examples:

  • Paara Safari Lodge in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Trackers Safari Lodge near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Buhoma Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Buffalo Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Adere Safari Lodge in Kidepo Valley National Park

Mid-Range Lodges and Camps

For a comfortable and enjoyable stay that strikes a balance between comfort and affordability, mid-range lodges and camps offer en-suite facilities and a range of amenities to enhance your safari experience. These accommodations provide a welcoming retreat after a day of wildlife exploration.

Prominent Examples:

  • Turaco Treetops Kibale near Kibale National Park
  • Advark Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Rwakobo Rock in Lake Mburo National Park
  • Rubalika Safari Lodge & Farm near Kibale National Park
  • Pakuba Safari Lodge in Murhison falls National Park

Budget Lodges and Camps

Travelers seeking a more economical option can opt for budget lodges and camps that offer basic facilities at a cost-effective rate. While these accommodations may have fewer amenities, they provide a convenient and budget-friendly way to experience Uganda’s national parks without compromising on comfort.

Prominent Examples:

  • Bush Lodge near Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Ride 4 a Woman near Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • UWA Bandas and Campsites in various national parks
  • Fort Murchison Lodge in Murchison Falls National Park

Tented Camps

Experience a unique safari experience at tented camps that blend the comforts of a lodge with a close-to-nature ambiance. These camps offer a truly immersive stay, allowing you to connect with the natural surroundings while enjoying essential comforts and amenities.

Prominent Examples:

  • Mweya Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Bush Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Kibale Forest Camp in Kibale Forest National Park
  • Rubalika Safari Lodge & Farm in Kibale Forest National Park

Community and Eco-Lodges

Support local development and conservation efforts by staying at community-owned or eco-friendly accommodations that prioritize sustainability and community engagement. These lodges offer a unique opportunity to contribute to conservation while enjoying a memorable and enriching safari experience.

Prominent Examples:

  • Ruboni Community Camp near Rwenzori Mountains National Park
  • Ride 4 a Woman near Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Why you should visit Uganda?

Uganda offers a unique and immersive safari experience that will leave you in awe. Here are five compelling reasons to book your Uganda safari holidays today:

Encounter Great Apes and Primates in the Wild

Uganda, a haven for primate enthusiasts, boasts the highest density of gorillas and other primates in the world. Trek through the dense jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park for a chance to come face-to-face with majestic mountain gorillas. With a 90% success rate in finding habituated gorilla families, Uganda safaris offer a rare opportunity to witness these incredible creatures in their natural habitat. Additionally, explore Kibale Forest for a thrilling chimpanzee tracking experience and hike the Virunga Mountains in search of golden monkeys.

Discover Extraordinary Wildlife Encounters in Uganda’s Hidden Gems

While safari in Uganda Africa is renowned for its great ape treks, the country also offers exceptional wildlife sightings in places like Murchison falls National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park and  Queen Elizabeth National Park. Witness classic game viewing with the possibility of spotting elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and the iconic tree-climbing lions. Enjoy guided nature walks, boat cruises on along the Victoria Nile and the Kazinga Channel, chimpanzee trekking, and bird watching for a well-rounded wildlife experience during your Uganda safari tours.

Revel in the Breathtaking Views of Uganda’s Lakes and Mountain Ranges

Explore the stunning landscapes of Uganda, from the shimmering waters of the Great Rift Valley to the majestic Rwenzori Mountains. Explore the diverse terrain through hikes, game drives, boat cruises, and mountain biking excursions. Marvel at the beauty that inspired Winston Churchill to dub Uganda the ‘Pearl of Africa’ as you soak in the breathtaking vistas of lakes, rainforests, savannas, and mountain ranges during your safari tours Uganda.

Enjoy a Crowd-Free Safari Experience with Easy Access to Top Destinations

Escape the crowds and enjoy a private and exclusive safari experience in Uganda, a hidden gem in East Africa. With fewer visitors compared to its neighbors, Uganda safaris offer a more intimate and personalized journey through its pristine wilderness. Easily combine your Uganda safari with other top African destinations like Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Congo for a diverse and enriching adventure.

Enriching Cultural Experiences with the Local People of Uganda

Beyond its natural beauty, Uganda is renowned for its warm and welcoming people. Engage with over 50 tribes and immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of Uganda through visits to local communities, traditional craft demonstrations, and cultural exchanges. Learn about the customs, traditions, music, dance, and cuisine of the diverse indigenous tribes that call Uganda home.

Safari in Uganda offers memorable experiences as that connect you with nature, wildlife, and the vibrant cultures of this captivating East African country. Discover the magic of Uganda safaris and unlock a world of adventure waiting to be explored.

How do I Book a Safari in Uganda Africa?

Booking a safari in Uganda is an exciting venture that promises unforgettable wildlife encounters and immersive cultural experiences. However, proper planning and attention to detail are crucial to ensure a seamless and rewarding safari adventure. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to book your dream safari in Uganda:

1. Research and Choose a Reputable Tour Operator

Begin your safari planning by conducting thorough research to identify a reputable tour operator based in Uganda. Look for operators affiliated with the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) to ensure professionalism and quality service delivery.

2. Determine Your Travel Dates

Select the ideal time for your Uganda safari, considering factors such as weather conditions, wildlife migration patterns, and peak tourist seasons. Opting for the low or shoulder season can offer cost savings and a more exclusive experience.

3. Consider Your Group Size and Room Plan

Inform your tour operator about the number of travelers in your group and specify any room preferences, such as single, double, twin, triple, or family accommodations. This information will help tailor your safari itinerary to suit your needs.

4. Choose Your Level of Luxury

Uganda offers a diverse range of accommodation options, from budget camps to luxury lodges. Determine your budget and comfort preferences to select the accommodation that best suits your style of travel.

5. Request a Quote

Provide your tour operator with detailed information about your itinerary and preferences to receive a comprehensive quotation. Verify that all inclusions are clearly outlined, including accommodation, meals, transportation, and activities. Alternative pick from a range of Uganda safari package your tour operator offers and request for a free quote

6. Book Your Safari

Once you are satisfied with the provided quote, proceed to book your safari following the booking conditions set by your tour operator. Typically, a deposit is required to secure your reservation, with the balance due closer to your travel dates.

7. Make the Payment

Safari Operators in Uganda often accept payments through credit cards, debit cards, secure online payment systems, or PayPal. Ensure to retain all payment receipts for documentation purposes and to track your financial transactions.

8. Gather Your Documentation

After completing the payment process, collect all necessary documents, including booking confirmations, receipts, itinerary details, and terms and conditions. Verify that your travel documents, including a valid passport, are up to date and in order.

9. Entry Requirements

Familiarize yourself with Uganda’s entry requirements, including obtaining a tourist visit visa through the official eVisa portal. Ensure that your passport meets the validity requirements and consider any health prerequisites, such as obtaining a yellow fever certificate.

How is wildlife viewing in Uganda

Wildlife Safaris in Uganda are nothing short of spectacular, with opportunities to spot the Big Four – lions, leopards, elephants, and buffaloes on game drives – in their natural habitats.

Apart from the traditional game drives, Ugandan safari tours offer unique interactions with some of the world’s most endangered primate species, an experience you will find no where else in the world. Chimpanzee and Gorilla trekking Safaris in Uganda offer and boundless experience into the wild to track these primates.

Wildlife Safaris in Uganda are enhanced by the knowledgeable guides who share insights into the behaviors and survival strategies of these magnificent creatures.

The boat safaris on the other hand offer a serene counterpoint to the land-based adventures, allowing visitors to glide along tranquil waterways, observing crocodiles and a kaleidoscope of bird species. For those seeking a more intimate encounter with nature, Uganda’s national parks also offer guided nature walks, where the wilderness can be experienced on foot, providing a unique perspective on the environment and its inhabitants.

How do I select a reliable Uganda Safari Operator?

The success of your safari in Uganda largely depends on the tour operator you choose. Here’s a brief guide to help you select a reliable Ugandan tour operator for a great safari experience.

Reviews

Start by conducting thorough online research to look for tour operators that specialize in Uganda safaris and read reviews from past travelers. Websites like TripAdvisor offer comprehensive lists and reviews of tour operators.

Experience and Expertise

Choose a tour operator in Uganda with a proven track record and expertise in organizing Uganda safari tours. Experienced operators will have the knowledge and resources to ensure a smooth and safe safari.

Local Presence

Opt for a tour operator that has a strong local presence in Uganda. Local operators are more likely to have intimate knowledge of the area and can provide a more authentic experience.

License and Affiliations

Ensure that the tour operator is licensed and affiliated with recognized tourism bodies. This adds a layer of security and credibility to their operations.

Personalized Service

A reliable Uganda tour operator should be willing to tailor the safari to your interests and needs. They should be responsive and attentive to your queries and preferences.

Fair Pricing

While you may be looking for a budget-friendly option, beware of prices that seem too good to be true. A reliable Uganda Safari Operator will offer fair pricing that reflects the quality of the experience provided.

By keeping these points in mind, you can select a tour operator that will enhance your safari in Uganda, ensuring that your adventure is not just enjoyable but also safe and responsible

How to fly to Uganda for a safari holiday?

Flying into Uganda is the most convenient and efficient means to start your booked safari tour. Uganda’s main gateway is Entebbe International Airport, located near the capital city of Kampala. Several international airlines offer routes to Uganda, often with a layover in major cities such as Nairobi, Amsterdam, or Doha.

Upon arrival, you can connect with your booked Uganda safari tour that preferably you used have booked in advance with a reputable Uganda safari operator. Below is  a step-by-step guide to help you navigate the process of flying to Uganda for your safari:

1. Choose Your Departure Airport

Select a major hub airport that offers flights to Entebbe International Airport from various continents around the world.

2. Search for Flights

Utilize travel websites or apps to search for flights based on your departure location, travel dates, and preferences. Compare airline options, routes, and layover times to find the most convenient and cost-effective flight for your journey.

3. Book Your Tickets

Once you’ve identified a suitable flight, book your tickets directly through the airline’s website or a trusted travel booking platform. Follow the booking instructions and enter your personal information to secure your seats.

4. Ensure Travel Documents

Check that your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your travel dates. Determine if you require a visa for entry into Uganda and obtain one if necessary. Organize essential documents such as travel insurance, health certificates, and vaccination records.

5. Arrange Airport Transportation

Consider the timing of your arrival in Entebbe, as many international flights arrive during nighttime hours. Pre-arrange transportation from the airport to your hotel or lodge to ensure a smooth transition upon landing.

6. Arrival and Immigration

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, proceed through immigration and customs with your passport, visa, and relevant documents readily available for inspection.

7. Begin Your Uganda Adventure

After clearing immigration, you are all set to embark on your Uganda safari adventure. Prepare to immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, wildlife encounters, vibrant culture, and memorable experiences that await you in this captivating African destination.

Major Airlines Serving Uganda

Popular airlines offering flights to Uganda include Emirates, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Turkish Airlines, KLM, Brussels Airlines, and other reputable carriers that connect travelers from around the globe to the enchanting land of Uganda.

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Why Book Your Safari in Uganda with Us?

Discover the best Uganda safari tours with Tusker Trails Holidays, a premier local based tour company in East Africa organizing adventure safaris throughout Uganda and the larger Eastern Africa. We craft unforgettable Uganda safari packages tailored to suit all types of travelers. With a keen focus on time, safety, and budget constraints, we design our Uganda safari tours to cater to diverse age groups and preferences. Whether you seek a private tour, a student expedition, a research group adventure, or a large group departure for up to 100 passengers, we have the flexibility to accommodate your needs and even incorporate last-minute changes seamlessly.

Committed to responsible tourism for sustainable development, we prioritize eco-friendly practices in all aspects of our safaris. From the use of fuel-efficient and well-maintained vehicles to staying at eco-friendly safari lodges and camps, we strive to minimize our environmental impact and support conservation

With a wealth of local knowledge, professionalism, and years of experience in the tourism industry, we excel in organizing memorable Uganda safaris. Our custom-tailored safaris also cover Kenya safaris, Tanzania safaris, Rwanda tours or even Masai Mara Safaris are meticulously crafted around your preferences, ensuring the best safari package that aligns with your time and budget constraints.

Experience the delights of East Africa through our eyes and let Tusker Trails Holidays guide you on a journey of discovery. Our carefully selected accommodations based on your budget and personal preference will provide the perfect sanctuary after each day’s adventure. Book your Uganda safari with us today and create lasting memories in the Pearl of Africa.

Exceptional Service

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you every step of the way, ensuring a seamless and memorable safari in Uganda

Tailored Experiences

We specialize in creating personalized safari tours Uganda that align perfectly with your interests, schedule, and budget. From wildlife safaris, hiking trips, gorilla tours to chimpanzee trekking, we have options to suit your needs.

Competitive Pricing

As a Local Ground Operator, We offer competitive and transparent pricing, providing excellent value for your money. Enjoy remarkable experiences without compromising your budget.

Safety and Comfort

Your safety and comfort are our top priorities. We provide well-maintained safari vehicles equipped with modern amenities. Our expert guides are trained in first aid and possess unmatched knowledge of the terrains, guaranteeing a secure safari experience.

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