Nicknamed the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda shines with stunning greenery, deep lakes, soaring mountains and perhaps the greatest natural treasure
Why go Safari To Uganda?
Uganda Safari Destinations
Uganda is a great destination to experience wildlife viewing in both forest and savannah. Not to be missed is gorilla tracking in Bwindi; while chimps can easily be spotted in Kibale National Park. Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls national parks offer wonderful savannah safaris with good wildlife viewing, but animals are not as abundant compared to the top parks of Kenya and Tanzania.
The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Uganda. TheRead More
Straddling the equator, there is little year-round fluctuation in temperature and no real winter or summer. The hottest months are January and February when the average daytimeRead More
The main entry point for flights into Uganda is Entebbe International Airport (EBB) located near the town Entebbe, about 46km/29mi from the capital, Kampala. Uganda is a relativelyRead More
High risk throughout the country except for high altitude mountains over 2,000m, including Mt. Elgon and the Ruwenzoris. All safari parks are high-risk zones. The highest riskRead More
Uganda is a unique destination offering a wonderful mix of savannah and forest parks. Gorilla and chimp tracking are highlights, but many smaller primates can be seen as wellRead More
In our opinion, Uganda is safe to visit as the risk zones are limited to clearly defined regions that can easily be avoided. All the more so if your visit is primarily anRead More
Budongo Forest is home to two ecotourism sites: Kaniyo Pabidi and Busingiro. Kaniyo Pabidi is en route to Murchison Falls and offers excellentRead More
Bwindi Impenetrable NP is a UNESCO world heritage site and it is the best place in Uganda to track mountain gorillas. The park protects 40 to 50%Read More
Katonga is a little-known, low-key wildlife reserve close to the city of Kampala. Efforts to better protect the park against poaching are slowlyRead More
Kibale National Park (formerly Kibale Forest NP) is the best place for chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. There are 13 species of primates that have been recorded in the park, which is the highest number
The Kidepo Valley is in a remote corner of the country, which is rarely visited by tourists, due to the expense and difficulty of getting there. The park is a true wilderness destination for the adventurous with jagged mountains, often lost in rain clouds, enclosing the park. It has excellent wildlife
This scenic little park, close to Kampala, is home to several wildlife species not easily seen elsewhere in Uganda. These include – Rothschild's giraffe, Burchell's zebra and impala. Although elephant are absent from the park, there is plenty of other wildlife to see. This is the only park inRead More
Mgahinga Gorilla NP is an alternative destination to Bwindi for mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda. Mgahinga is part of the Virunga Mountains, which are situated in the border area betweenRead More
Murchison Falls NP, part of the greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area (MFCA), offers excellent wildlife viewing. The MFCA includes Kaniyo Pabidi, which is a great place forRead More
The Semliki Valley is mainly of interest to bird watchers. The reserve has an impressive checklist, which includes many birding specials. Other attractions are the hot springs at Sempaya and a Pygmy village in the adjacent Semuliki National Park. The only lodge in the reserve offers a very exclusive bush experience withLearn More
Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular savannah reserve and has the widest variety of wildlife of any Ugandan park. The variety of habitats includes grassland savannah, forests, wetlands and lakes. This provides the setting for an extensive range of large mammals and primates. Four of the Big five are present and regularly seen. Rhino are absent.Learn More
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Superior guide Your guide will be pleasant and personable; they're an established safari guide with at least 3 years of bush experience. They will have conversational English, and will be able to correctly identify virtually all species of animals and most birds – and also have some knowledge of their behaviour. They'll have a good understanding of the local cultures, and often speak some of the local languages. They will generally admit what he doesn't know, and use references to try and find out the answers. Superior guides are used in all of the trip ideas mentioned here.