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The Source of the Nile River, tropical forests and
volcanic ranges with the last mountain gorillas.

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Uganda Safari

Winston Churchill called Uganda "The pearl of Africa." The country has recovered greatly from the disastrous decade of Idi Amin and is seen as a beacon of prosperity and growth in Africa. As a consequence of its lower profile, you will see some of the most spectacularly diverse and least visited national parks in Africa.

From the steamy, gorilla filled jungle in Bwindi in the south west to the savannah wilderness of Kidepo on the Sudanese border in the north, from the iconic encounter with tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park on Lake Albert to the Lake Victoria basin, you will experience some of the most memorable safari destinations in Africa.

You can chose to fly from point to point or drive to your Uganda Safari destination. Either way, you will not be disappointed by the experience. Uganda is often combined with other destinations in Kenya or Tanzania but the Uyaphi team enjoy the more remote and "real" African experience of Uganda.

All of the below Safaris in Uganda options can be tailor-made to suite your budget and requirements.


  • Gorillas Through The Mist
  • From US$ 606.00 pp
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Gorillas through the mist
    3 Days of tracking gorillas through misty, seemingly impenetrable forests can be an exhausting process as the paths are often slippery, entangled and wet. This effort is quickly forgotten the minute you encounter these beautiful graceful creatures.

  • Budget Gorilla Safari
  • From US$ 865.00 pp
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Budget Gorilla Safari
    A 7 day budget accommodated safari aimed for those young at heart or on a budget. We take in the highlights of Lake Bunyoni where gorillas trekking is on the cards, Queen Elizabeth National Park as well as Kampala.

  • Sabyinyo Safari
  • From US$ 2906.00 pp
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Sabyinyo Safari
    4 Days of a safari that is only minutes away from the headquarters of the Parc National des Volcans from where clients trek on foot to see the magnificent Mountain Gorilla, perhaps one of the most dramatic, thrilling and poignant wildlife experiences possible.

  • Murchison Falls Safari
  • From US$ 1370.00 pp
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Murchison falls safari
    Murchison Falls National park 4 Day Safari, in the north-west of the country is Uganda's largest national park. It is home to Shoebill storks, elephant, buffalo, lion and leopard, as well as a healthy population of hippo and huge crocodiles on the River Nile.

  • A Glimpse Of Gorillas
  • From US$ 1091.00 pp
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • A glimpse of gorillas
    With time around the Uganda side of Lake Victoria before and after the safari and many fascinating sights to see en route to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, this safari also has a lovely cultural element and lets simply not forget the Gorilla Safaris in Uganda on offer.

  • Gorilla Safari
  • From US$ 2155.00 pp
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Gorilla Safari
    A 6 day safari from Entebbe, visiting the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda. On this safaris in Uganda itinerary, time permits for either one or two treks, the other day being used for a forest walk or cultural/village visit.

  • Primate Safari
  • Rates are tailor-made based on budget
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Primate Safari
    Uganda Primate Safari and Gorilla Trekking is an eight day safaris from Entebbe, visiting the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda or Rwanda, plus game viewing and bird-watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park, including a boat cruise.

  • Roaming Rwanda Safari
  • From US$ 2936.00 pp
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Roaming Rwanda Safari
    Leaving Kigali by road with a private driver-guide is a wonderful way to explore the country. Along the journey, he will share many of the country's major attractions and history with you, making this an intimate trip you will never forget.

  • Uganda Fishing Safari
  • Rates are tailor-made based on budget
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Uganda Fishing Safari
    Uganda is a land of contrasts, in half a day you can drive from mist-shrouded volcanic mountains to hot hazy savannah, dappled with wildlife. Serene undulating hills of tea plantations, lush but ordered, give way to tangled jungle and rainforest.

  • Uganda Fly In Safari
  • Rates are tailor-made based on budget
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Uganda Fly in Safari
    Uganda is a land of contrasts, in half a day you can drive from mist-shrouded volcanic mountains to hot hazy savannah, dappled with wildlife. Serene undulating hills of tea plantations, lush but ordered, give way to tangled jungle and rainforest.

  • Ultimate Uganda
  • From US$ 4470.00 pp
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Ultimate Uganda
    A 12 day safari from Entebbe, visiting the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda (Bwindi Impenetrable Forest) or Rwanda, plus Chimpanzee trekking in the forests of Kibale or Chamburu Gorge, visiting the orphaned chimps on Ngamba Island Chimpanzee sanctuary.

  • Uganda Birding Safari
  • Rates are tailor-made based on budget
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Uganda Birding Safari
    Uganda Birding Safari is designed for general birders who are keen to see a possible 400 plus species including some of the Albertine rift endemics. Guests must be keen, fairly fit and prepared for some early starts and long days in the vehicle.

  • Unspoilt Uganda
  • From US$ 3988.00 pp
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Unspoilt Uganda
    This 12-day safari is action-packed safari in Uganda from the first day in the botanical gardens and wildlife educational centre, to exploring the dense impenetrable forest of Bwindi and game-viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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    Uganda Safari Information

    • Getting to Uganda
    • Getting to Uganda
    • Entebbe International Airport is the main point of entry into Uganda when flying from outside or within Africa. Airlines that fly into Entebbe are Turkish Airlines, KLM, SAA and Emirates to mention a few.
    • It is from Entebbe that most safaris will depart.
    • Safaris are best combined with either a Kenya and/ or Tanzania safari package.
    • Uganda Map
    • Uganda Map
    • Map of Uganda featuring Uganda, Kampala, Lake Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Kibali, Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks.
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    • This Google Map by Uyaphi pin points most (if not all) the lodges and safari camps that are used when on Safari in Uganda.
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    • Malaria in Uganda
    • Malaria in Uganda
    • Because of the tropical climate and high rainfall Malaria is common, the time of year on travels also plays a factor.
    • Malaria is found in all areas of Uganda, one must use the utmost of care when travelling here.
    • Please consult your doctor or travel clinic before departing for your safari.
    • Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers.
    • Uganda Weather
    • Uganda Weather
    • The rain season is Mar-May
    • Light rain season is Nov-Dec
    • Wet seasons are Mar-May & Oct-Nov
    • Dry seasons are Dec-Feb & Jun-Aug
    • Rainfall is between 500mm - 2500 mm
    • Humidity is between 70% -100%
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    • Remember that Uganda enjoys ideal weather conditions, warm in the tropical lowland region and cool in the Kigezi highlands.
    • Uganda Distance Table
    • Uganda Distance Table
    • Kampala to Bwindi Park 530km
    • Kampala to Kibale Park 350km
    • Kampala to Kidepo Park 840km
    • Kampala to Lake Mburo 230km
    • Kampala to Murchison Falls 350km
    • Kampala to Queen Elizabeth 435km
    • Kampala to Entebbe 40km
    • Kampala to Ruwenzori 265km
    • Kampala to Jinja 80km