An emerald, undulating and raised destination with many lakes and mountains, Uganda's appeal falls in its straightforwardness. Infrastructure is limited but growing and there is now a good range of safari accommodation and city-based hotels. Ideal for seasoned safari-lovers, twitchers and wildlife enthusiasts, Uganda's star is on the rise - Your Africa Travel Specialist at GoExplore Safaris can combine it with Tanzania or Kenya for a Magnificent East African safari experience and travellers are rising up to this combo Uganda and Rwanda as well.
Have you ever aspired to sit with mountain gorillas commonly known as the gentle giants in their natural rainforest habitation? then a safari to Uganda will bring on your anticipations. You will Bragg a 90% success rate at finding habituated gorilla family groups in the surprising Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, gorilla trekking in Uganda has developed to one most powerful African wildlife experiences and such is its success that the gorilla population is actually mounting.
But don't think that a safari in Uganda is only about gorillas in rainforests: this non-coastal East African beautiful country is home to a range of diverse national parks and is a robust competitor for one of the world's best bird watching destinations and among the best in Africa. Talk of Murchison Falls National park or Queen Elizabeth National Park for classic big game viewing, chimpanzee trekking and river cruises on the River Nile twisting its self in the gorge.
And the most beautiful and ever green all season around the western Uganda where you will find Kibale forest national, in southern Uganda, creates a massive wildlife corridor with Queen Elizabeth National Park that is used by journeying elephants in search of water. A mixture of swamps and grasslands, tropical rainforest, Kibale forests supports Africa's biggest population of chimpanzees as well as at least a dozen other primate species famously known as the world Primates capital. It is a top destination for those wanting to trek primates, including gorillas, and with over 320 recorded bird species, is also a haven for twitchers (Bird watching activities)
The best place in the world to see mountain gorillas in their natural habitat
Witness an abundance of wildlife including chimpanzees, golden monkeys, and "The Big 5"
Home to over 1,000 recorded species of birds including the distinctive shoebill this is a birder's paradise
Diverse landscapes offering a unique range of adventure experiences, from savannah in the east to rainforests in the west
With less tourism than other African destinations there are fewer crowds, more authentic experiences on offer, the highest standards of hospitality, and the highest level of safety
For a small, landlocked country of which almost 25% is lakes and rivers, Uganda certainly packs in the places of interest. Mountainous, forested Bwindi National Park is where to go in Uganda for gorilla treks but the country is also home to large savannah reserves, lowland rainforests and enchanting lakes which - in combination - make for one of the biggest wildlife experiences in Africa.
This Small land locked Country is Most well-known for the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as well as safari destinations like Kibale, Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, Uganda's accommodation is concentrated around the wildlife hotspots in the south and west of the country. Generally smaller, more intimate and not as luxuriously opulent as their Kenyan or Tanzanian equivalents, lodges and camps in Uganda nevertheless deliver friendly service, plenty of comfort and good food.
Some of Our selection of Uganda lodging and accommodation ranges from reasonable tented camps to High End luxury lodges - if you need assistance, just get in touch one of our African Safari Experts for assistance on choosing the right accommodation for your requirements.