Uganda Safari Packages

Uganda Safari Packages

Uganda stands for a spectacular yet undiscovered wildlife. Beautiful scenery, comfortable weather year-round and above all friendly people that will make your holiday a journey to remember. Besides, Uganda has such a wealth of attractions that a single visit will not be enough to discover all its wonders!We guarantee you your Affordable Uganda Safari worth every penny you will pay. What to Expect on this Affordable Uganda Safari. You can expect many beautiful things when you are in Uganda, a striking feature that is most often seen in the areas near the rainforests is the use of terraced agriculture, which rings the hills in thousands of shades of green. Beginning at the main point of arrival in Entebbe, most safaris will head west to the broad belt of national parks that form the western border. Due to the country being situated right on the meeting point of the eastern savannah and western jungle ecosystems, Uganda has excellent terrain for a wide variety of safaris, from traditional game drives through golden grassland seeking lion or elephant to strapping on your hiking boots and trekking through lush rainforest. When to Go Uganda. Uganda is a good year-round destination, but the rainy seasons (March to May and November to December) can make logistics a little tricky. Rain also increases the difficulty of tracking in Bwindi, Mgahinga and Kibale, rendering the mountain slopes muddy. Uganda has a major advantage in terms of temperature – although its location is equatorial, the high altitude eases the heat, meaning that the weather remains temperate all year round and you can take this Affordable Uganda Safari at anytime of the year. Please take a look at a small sample of our Affordable Uganda Safari and remember that we can tailor any safari to your specific needs and budget.

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Uganda is renowned for its diverse wildlife and unique safari experiences. Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about going on a safari in Uganda:

The best time for a safari in Uganda is during the dry seasons, which are from June to September and from December to February. These periods offer better conditions for wildlife viewing and trekking activities.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is famous for gorilla trekking. Queen Elizabeth National Park offers diverse wildlife and the chance to see the tree-climbing lions of Ishasha. Murchison Falls National Park is known for its dramatic waterfall and large populations of elephants, lions, and giraffes. Kibale National Park is renowned for chimpanzee trekking.

Uganda is home to the "Big Five" (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino), as well as gorillas, chimpanzees, hippos, crocodiles, various antelope species, and a rich diversity of birdlife.

Safaris in Uganda are generally safe, especially when organized by reputable tour operators. Visitors should follow the advice of their guides and take standard travel precautions.

Accommodations range from luxury lodges and tented camps to more budget-friendly options like basic campsites and mid-range lodges. Many lodges offer all-inclusive packages with meals, game drives, and other activities.

Essentials include neutral-colored clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, a good camera with extra batteries, binoculars, and any necessary medications. Layers are recommended due to temperature variations.

It's advised to have vaccinations for yellow fever, typhoid, hepatitis A and B, and tetanus. Anti-malarial medication is also recommended. Always check with a healthcare provider for the most current health advice before traveling.

Costs vary depending on the level of luxury, duration, and specific parks visited. Budget safaris can start at around $200-300 per day, mid-range safaris around $300-600 per day, and luxury safaris can exceed $800 per day. Gorilla and chimpanzee trekking permits are additional costs.

Yes, many travelers combine safaris with other activities such as gorilla and chimpanzee trekking, hiking (e.g., the Rwenzori Mountains), cultural visits to local communities, boat safaris, and birdwatching.

Listen to your guides, be patient and observant, respect wildlife by keeping a safe distance, and take your time to enjoy the experience rather than rushing to see everything. Early morning and late afternoon are the best times for game viewing and animal activity.

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