Uganda Safaris & Holidays

Discover Uganda, famed for its gorilla trekking, tree-climbing lions and the mouth of the River Nile. Uganda is also home to the the Bwindi National Forest, where you can get close to the almighty gorillas and trek through the steep mountain rainforest, home to over 300 endangered gorillas.

The famous River Nile starts in Uganda, so why not take a river tour or better, try some white-water rafting if you’re brave enough. Visit the Murchison Falls, known as one of the most spectacular sights along the River Nile, to witness a cascading 45-metre waterfall like no other.

Meet the Ziwa Rhinos at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where you can learn about the protected animals before being given a tour of the sanctuary, or head off in search for the tree-climbing lions at the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you can enjoy a jeep safari through the diverse, African surroundings.

Explore the hustle and bustle of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city, filled with history and culture from palaces and contrasting buildings to colourful street markets.

Highlights

  • Trek through the rainforest to marvel at magnificent mountain gorillas

  • Cruise on the world's longest river and the continents largest lake

  • Raft on the wild white waters of the Nile River

  • Trek into the snow-capped peaks of the tallest mountain range in Africa

  • Explore original Africa at its wildest and finest

Key info

  • Capital City: Kampala

  • Language: English and Swahili

  • Currency: Ugandan Shilling

  • Time difference: GMT +3 hours

  • Flight time: 13.5 hours to Entebbe via Dubai

Jen
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I was born and raised in Africa, I spent 25 years living, working and travelling across various African countries including South Africa and Tanzania. I learned how to track wild animals, went on to become a nature guide and later a safari lodge manager, and I can also speak Swahili and Afrikaans.
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Uganda Trip Ideas

Here are some trip ideas to Uganda. All of our trip ideas shown below are examples, and we’ll amend, adapt or start from scratch, until we’ve created the perfect trip for you. See one you like, or have a trip in mind? Call us now to book: 01483 319 333

Places to go in Uganda

Map of Uganda