Uganda Safari Holidays

It's time to get off the beaten track, lace up those hiking boots and experience Uganda - incomparable in its offering of truly unique adventure, culture and wildlife.

Safari holidays to Uganda silverback gorilla Hippo sighting on safari at Queen Elizabeth NP Chimpanzee at Kibale

Highlights

  • Gorilla and chimp tracking
  • Some of the richest birding in Africa
  • A chance to combine a 'primate' safari with a conventional savannah safari
  • Friendly Ugandan people
  • Dense misty forests, snow-peaked mountains, glassy lakes and sprawling savannahs
  • Safari adventure activities
  • 'Off the beaten track' safari honeymoon destination

Scenery in Uganda is jaw dropping from lush, green forests, to snow-capped mountains, crater lakes and savannah grasslands but the real draw card is the wildlife - the star of the show being the primates.

Whilst the term 'adventure of a lifetime' is often a cliché, it is certainly true when tracking critically endangered mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Meeting these gentle creatures eye to eye is an emotional experience, one never forgotten.

For pure fun and unforgettable entertainment, trek the chimpanzees in Kibale Forest with our expert guides who will bring to life the complexities of their social structure. Get those cameras ready to capture the chimps' humorous hand gestures and facial expressions, their deafening screeches and their death-defying leaps through the trees.

Uganda is often unfairly overlooked as a safari destination. Tree-climbing lions, massive pods of hippos, elephant herds and some of the richest birding in Africa are all within an easy distance of the primates. Uganda is one of the few places to see the threatened, pre-historic shoebill stork and its 10 foot wing span!

Whether you are climbing the Mountains of the Moon, white water rafting on the River Nile or tracking gorillas, Uganda is an adventure holiday or honeymoon that also supplies plenty of depth and meaning.

But what makes us so passionate about safari holidays to Uganda is the Ugandan people. Utterly charming and genuinely warm, you will leave Uganda with a heavy heart and a plan for your next trip!

Uganda is worthy of anyone's bucket list. Tick it off and experience something new by contacting one of our Uganda safari specialists today.

Selected Uganda Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries, showcasing the best of Uganda

All Uganda Itineraries
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Sanctuary Retreats Kenya and Uganda Stay 3 Pay 2

Days
9
Cost Per Person
From $5,320 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Kenya
Uganda
Locations
Masai Mara, Nairobi, Bwindi
Young gorillas - Photo by Akorn DMC.JPG

Highlights of East Africa Gorilla Trekking, Safari and Beach Holiday

Days
16
Cost Per Person
From $7,090 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Tanzania
Uganda
Locations
Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Zanzibar Island , Entebbe & Kampala, Bwindi
Tree climbing lion in Queen Elizabeth NP - Photo by Akorn DMC

Classic Uganda Safari

Days
11
Cost Per Person
From $8,060 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Uganda
Locations
Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale, Lake Mburo
Bwindi Impentrable Forest NP

Uganda Gorilla Express Holiday

Days
5
Cost Per Person
From $2,960 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Uganda
Locations
Entebbe & Kampala, Bwindi

Uganda Safari Holiday Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of their Uganda Holiday

Client Score: 4.9 out of 5 based on 9 reviews 5 View more reviews
Uganda safari holiday

Miss Amy Sullivan & Mr Daniel Goodheart

5

Truly amazing experience and well organised. Great to have the opportunity to visit lots of different places. We were very well looked after and saw some unforgettable things!

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Uganda safari holiday

Anonymous

5

Uganda was a more third world compared to TZ or Botswana or Kenya but the primate viewing was awesome and that is what I wanted. My driver guide Robert was professional and very helpful and caring. Premier Safaris met my expectations for this country.

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Uganda safari holiday

Anonymous

5

Seeing the gorillas interact with each other in their natural habitat was amazing - especially since we saw two males, a female and three babies.

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