Uganda Safaris are one of Africa’s most exciting and unforgettable safaris leading tourists to the best destinations with itineraries usually including unsurpassed wildlife experiences, memorable Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi, bird watching, golden monkey tracking, experiential activities, chimpanzee trekking, butterfly watching, adrenaline-packed activities (such as whitewater rafting, Mountain climbing, bungee jumping, quad biking, horseback rides, and zip-lining), community and cultural tours, exciting city tours and culinary tours in specific destinations.
Best Time for Uganda Safaris
Uganda Safaris can be conducted all year round but the perfect time is the dry season (from December to February and June to September) and this time is ideal for most Uganda safaris’ activities especially Gorilla Trekking, mountain climbing/hiking, golden monkey tracking, chimpanzee tracking, nature walks, and game viewing.
The wet season (March to May As well as October and November) is perfect for bird watching because it’s the season when breeding takes place and the migratory species are in abundance. This is also the most idealistic time for Uganda Safari Discounts as many lodges offer rooms at a reduced prices.
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Best Uganda Gorilla Safaris
Gorilla Safaris are the highlight of Uganda Safari Experience. They involve trekking to meet face to face with the endangered Mountain Gorillas. Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris can be done with other wildlife adventures such as game drive or birding.
3 Days Gorilla Trekking Safari Uganda is an Africa wildlife safari leading you to Bwindi impenetrable national park for mountain gorilla trekking and Batwa community...
7 Days Uganda Safari is about Gorilla Trekking in Bwind forest, wildlife viewing by boat cruises and game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park and lake Mburo...
Our Top Short Uganda Safaris
Even with limited time, there are some amazing tours you can book to different Uganda parks. Check them out!!
3 Days Murchison Falls Safari is a short Uganda safari to Murchison falls National Park for tourists on Wildlife holiday who wish to view the big five, birds and many other wild animals. It has much to offer like the famous strongest waterfall in….
The 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari Uganda is an exceptional wildlife safari tour crafted for you to get the best of Queen Elizabeth National Park while on a Uganda safari. It includes a game drive, boat cruise, sighting the tree climbing…
If you have limited time or you are a budget traveler on Uganda safaris and your plan is to trek mountain gorillas, then the 2 Days Gorilla Trek Uganda tour is one of the best gorilla safari packages you should consider a must to book. Unlike the long gorilla…
Our 5 Days Uganda Safari is a primates watching Africa holiday that involves Gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Chimpanzee trek in Kibale. The safari also takes you through Queen Elizabeth national park where you are legible of viewing tree-climbing lions…
Our Best Long Uganda Safaris
Book a Long Uganda safari tour to top destinations around Uganda. Check our stress-free multiday itineraries and get a free quote!
Explore the best Uganda wildlife parks on a 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari where you will go on game drives to view the big 5, boat cruises, chimpanzee trekking and other primates. The tour takes you to explore Murchison Falls national park…
This 10 Day Uganda Safari will guide you through the 4 Uganda’s national parks; Murchison falls national park being the largest park, Queen Elizabeth the second largest park having a lot to offer, Kibale national park a chimp hub, and a visit….
Uganda Birding Safari takes you to visit the true birding spots of Uganda such as the Mabamba wetlands, Lake Mburo National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park. 7 days bird watching safari in Uganda is designed to satisfy birders interests…
Escape to a Paradise of dense rainforests (jungles), sweeping savannah plains and Lakeshores on our outstanding 15 days Uganda Safari through the Pearl of Africa (as Uganda is fondly known). Explore the beautiful Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary…
Destinations to visit during Uganda Safaris - Where to Go on a Uganda Safari?
Uganda Tours are mainly focused on the 10 National Parks that are Bwindi Impenetrable, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley, Queen Elizabeth National park, Lake Mburo, Kibale Forest, Rwenzori Mountains, Mount Elgon and Semuliki National Park in addition to the most popular Wildlife Reserves especially Pian Upe, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserves (Semuliki National Park) and many others.
The Forest Reserves-Mabira, Kalinzu, Bugoma, Budongo, and Mpanga are also popular sites for Uganda safaris. Hot springs-Sempaya, Kitagata, Buranga, Kibiro and Amoropii, waterfalls-Sipi falls, Murchison, Kisiizi falls and Karuma falls, Lakes and Rivers are beautiful tourist sites for safaris.
Generally, Uganda dubbed the pearl of Africa boasts of magical yet hidden beauty which when discovered during Uganda Tours can leave unforgettable memories.
The country’s beautiful tropical sunshine, beautiful scenery, reptiles, Amphibians, mammal especially the big five and mountain gorillas, bird species and diverse cultures make you utterly satisfied.
The Cost of Uganda Safaris - How much does a safari in Uganda cost?
The total Cost of Uganda Safari largely depends on the activities on your itinerary. For example, if you choose mountain Gorilla Trekking as one of your activities, you are definitely going to pay more money than someone who didn’t include gorilla trekking on the itinerary.
Additionally, the cost of Uganda Safaris is influenced by the budget of accommodation chosen-tourists opting for budget, midrange or luxury facilities won’t pay the same amount. And finally, transport means used will affect the cost of the Uganda safari.
Also, the overall cost of Uganda Safari is determined by the size/number of people in the group because persons in larger travel groups will pay less money than someone traveling alone. Design your Bespoke Safari Today!
Where to stay during Uganda Safaris - Hotels in Uganda
The places to stay during Uganda Safaris vary according to the chosen destinations on the itinerary. However, there is a wide range of accommodation facilities-inform of Tented Camps, Campsites, Safari Lodges, Hotels and Guesthouses ranging from budget to luxury within the different destinations especially Towns, National Parks, Wildlife Reserves and near other popular tourist sites.
However, the most popular accommodation facilities in the country are Kampala Sheraton Hotel, Serena Hotel, Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Mweya Safari Lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Paraa Safari Lodge and Chobe Safari Lodge in Murchison falls National Park, Wild waters Lodge and many others.
What to Pack for Uganda Safaris
The things to pack for Uganda Tours sometimes depend on the kind of safari – whether it’s a gorilla trekking tour in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, chimpanzee, wildlife viewing, birding or cultural safari.
However, the must-pack items for most safaris are waterproof backpacks, safari pants, both long and short-sleeved shirts, pair of binoculars, guidebook, journal, camera, pair/s of shorts, rainproof hiking boots, gardening gloves, sweater, flip-flops, cotton socks, rain jacket, insect repellants, first aid kit, toiletries, a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses and travel documents (inform of passports, visa, and ticket).