Uganda is a magical safari destination that has a-lot to offer when it comes to Africa wildlife and culture . Blessed with beautiful landscapes, enormous water bodies ,heterogeneous cultures and diverse mixtures of mammals and birds, Uganda is safari destination that wont disappoint any type of traveler. Primate tracking, game drives, bird watching, cultural expeditions, adventure sports are just a quarter of the tourism package that is Uganda; dubbed the Pearl of Africa.
Many travelers plan to tour Uganda each come with different interests in mind with some having no idea of what to expect. Our team has been organizing both guided and self drive trips over the years and below are top picks for the best itineraries that will offer any traveler the full experience of Uganda tourism.
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Gorilla Trekking Safari – Duration: 3 Days
Get up-close with the endangered mountain gorillas on a 3 days safari in Bwindi national park; home to over half the last surviving population of these ancient apes. Tracking usually lasts between 4 to 6 hours depending on location of the gorillas at that particular time and you only get 1 hour in their midst before transfer back to camp. You will be handed a trekking certificate after completion.
Murchison Falls Safari – Duration : 3 days
Uganda’s largest and oldest park is by far the most visited park frequented by nature and wildlife enthusiasts well known as home to four of the Big Five plus up to 600 bird species. The strongest and most beautiful falls on river Nile ; Murchison falls are the major attraction with a boat cruise to the fall’s bottom and a hike up the falls offering you chance to get close to it. Early morning game drives offer the best opportunity to spot lots of wild animals including lions,buffaloes, elephants, antelope species, giraffes,warthogs and a majority of bird species.
Bwindi & Queen Elizabeth Safari – Duration : 5 Days
If you are looking for mixture of mammals, birds and primates, then this Uganda tour package will give you the full experience in just 4 days. Enjoy game drives and boat cruise ride along Kazinga channel when in Queen Elizabeth national park and get chance to watch the tree climbing lions in Ishasha on your way to Bwindi forest on day 3. Other activities to expect include nature walks, bird watching as well community visits during the combined gorilla and wildlife tour.
Jinja Tour – Duration : 2 Days
A tour in Uganda is never complete without a visit to Jinja town; the adventure capital of East Africa. There are plenty of exciting adventure activities to do when in town with the most popular being white water rafting while others like kayaking, bungee jumping, horseback riding, quad biking among others. The 2 days itinerary will include a quick tour around Mabira forest, boat ride to source of the Nile and whatever other activity you would love to try out.
Classic Uganda Safari Adventure : Duration : 7 days
This tour combines the best of wildlife and nature into one basket taking you to 3 top tour destinations in Uganda. Enjoy nature walks in Kibale forest; home to up 1490 chimpanzees and 12 other primate species and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth for game drives and boat cruise on Kazinga channel before shipping out to the impenetrable Bwindi forest a for an adventure in search of the mountain gorillas.