Uganda is arguably one of the top safaris destinations in Africa that is well known for its diverse wildlife, spectacular landscapes, and enormous water bodies as well a rich culture of up to 50 ethnic tribes.
Whether you are on a self drive or guided safaris, exploring Uganda’s top attractions will leave you yearning for more, whether it’s a primate tracking adventure, game drive, bird watching, adventure sports, cultural safaris, family holiday, nature walk or city tour.
There are a number of tourist destinations to visit and activities to do and so deciding what to do on a Uganda safaris holiday is no easy task. Thankfully we at Uganda Self Drives have been organizing safaris in Uganda for a long time and know some of the most requested safari packages.
3 Days Bwindi Gorilla trekking Safari
The mountain gorillas are arguably the most popular wildlife attractions in Uganda and has been dubbed the most exciting wildlife encounter in Africa by a majority of tourists. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to over half of the world’s population of gorillas and is the most visited park among the three (one in Rwanda & Congo). Nothing beats the feeling of watching these massive creatures as they feed, interact and play in their natural habitat. To see mountain gorillas- whom we share 98% of our DNA while on your best safari in Uganda experience, you will need to have purchased a gorilla permit which costs US$ 700 per person for foreign non-residents, $600 for foreign residents and UGX 250,000/=.
2 Days Jinja Tour
Jinja city is regarded as the adventure capital of East Africa and rightly so given its wealth of exciting adventure sports activities offered. The River Nile offers opportunity for some of the most thrilling tourist activities in Uganda including white water rafting, bungee jumping, river surfing, canoeing, kayaking, jet boat tours, sport fishing to mention but a few and when it comes to the land , you will also be blown away by how much fun you will have in Jinja starting from the unique horseback riding tours, quad biking, bicycle trips, among others. You can chose what you what to do when on tour in Jinja and our team will create an itinerary basing on that and your travel budget.
3 days Murchison Falls National Park safari
Murchison Falls National Park is not only Uganda’s largest and oldest park , it’s also the most popular and visited park in Uganda well known for its star attraction, the Murchison falls which are the most beautiful and strongest falls on the Nile.
A trip to Murchison falls offers you chance to sample some of the most iconic wildlife species in Uganda including lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, cape buffaloes, antelope species, wart hogs and numerous birds as well.
A tour to Murchison falls can be adjusted to fit in an enroute visit to the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, the only place you can see Rhinos in Uganda. Enjoy early morning game drives, a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, hike to falls top, nature walks, and birding on one of Uganda’s most booked tour.
5 Days Uganda Safari
Our 5 days Uganda safari package combines the best of game viewing and gorilla tracking, taking you to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park; two of the most popular national parks in Uganda. The trip starts with a visit to Queen Elizabeth where you will embark on morning game drives through the Kasenyi plains and then later in the afternoon, head out for a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will get chance to see water animals like the crocodiles & hippos.
You will then continue with your safari crossing to Bwindi through Ishasha sector where you will get chance to see the popular tree climbing lions. Enjoy a guided gorilla trekking expedition on the 4th day before heading back to Kampala on the fifth.
Kibale Forest National Park Safari
For travelers interested in primate tracking but can’t handle the heavy expense of a gorilla tracking permit or long distance, they can always book a safari to Kibale forest National Park, which is also referred to as the “Primate capital of the world“ and also home to chimpanzee species. A primate walk through Kibale forest offers tourists chance to get up-close with the chimpanzees and also encounter other primate species like the vervet monkeys, baboons, black & white colobus monkey, Ugandan mangabey, red tailed monkey , blue monkey not to mention the numerous beautiful bird species, plant & tree species as well.
Planning to visit Uganda for a safaris and still haven’t decided what places to visit, the above 5 Uganda safaris are guaranteed to give you a rewarding and memorable African safari experience. You can book a safari in Uganda online by sending us an email email@example.com or call us on +256 759498123.
We have the best and reliable 4×4 cars to rent in Uganda that will be able to get you to your preferred destinations with ease at very pocket friendly rates. These come with exciting features like modern entertainment system, air conditioner (AC) comfortable seats, and a first aid kit among others.
Our fleet of cars you can select a car to use while on a Uganda Safari includes; a Toyota RAV4, Land Cruiser V8, Land Cruiser TX/TZ, Nissan Patrol, a Land Cruiser GX, among others. You can either rent a car for self drive or car rental in Uganda with a driver and we assure you that you will be able to get to your destination on time and get to do that exciting activity you have always wanted to carry out.
What is the cost of a safari to Uganda?
The Uganda safari cost varies and it depends on a few factors that do include the number of people interested in best safari in Uganda experience, the activities, the destination, accommodation options, the number of Uganda safari days and whether it’ll be a guided or self drive safari. On average if you are planning for a safari to Uganda, you need to at least have $2,000 that will enable you go see do a few activities found within the country’s boundaries.