Uganda

Gorilla tracking tours, 4x4 safaris, and Rwenzori trekking expeditions

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Uganda Safaris

Uganda is a beautiful country of lush, bountiful rainforests and lakes that are home to a rich variety of wildlife, including a number of rare and endemic species - forest elephants, giant forest hogs, the Ugandan cob and the prehistoric shoebill stork, among others.

At the summit of Mt Stanley

The entire trip ran like clockwork and everything exceeded our expectations.

Reggie and Greg

Uganda By Region

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the largest natural forests in East Africa. Gorilla safaris are Bwindi's main attraction, with the park home to half of the world's remaining population of ....

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Kampala & Entebbe

Kampala, the capital of Uganda, is an attractive green city on the shores of Lake Victoria. It provides a gentle introduction to the country and a good base from which to explore the surrounding regio....

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Mgahinga National Park

Mgahinga National Park is the smallest and most remote wildlife park in Uganda, but like Bwindi, it is home to a significant population of the severely-endangered mountain gorilla.....

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Queen Elizabeth National Park

This is a wonderful national park, sometimes dubbed 'the Pearl of Africa’, it is little wonder that Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in ....

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Rwenzori Mountains

Rwenzori trek and climb information. Whether you want to conquer Africa’s third highest mountain with an attempt on Margherita Peak (Mt Stanley), or simply take in the dramatic scenery en route to Wei....

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Our Uganda Itineraries

Private Uganda Gorilla Safari

This private tour visits Uganda's most famous wilderness areas, Queen Elizabeth NP, famous for its tree-climbing lions, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the endangered mountain gorilla. It serves as a brilliant introduction to Uganda's wildlife, and can also be incorporated into a longer, tailor-made option.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£2755 pp

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Mt Stanley Margherita Peak 8 Day Trek

Trek to Margherita Peak, the summit of Mt Stanley and Africa's third highest point, in this 8 Day Trek

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£1245 pp

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Mt Baker 8 Day Trek

Explore the fascinating Rwenzori massif in this 8 day trek to Mt Baker via the Kilembe Trail

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£1195 pp

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Weismann Peak 6 Day Trek

Trek the Kilembe Trail to Weismann Peak. This is a short, 6-day trek offering a wonderful introduction to the Rwenzoris.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£890 pp

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Kalalama Loop (3-day Trek)

This short 3-day trek into the Rwenzoris follows an easy circuit route, which takes you through the rainforest and bamboo zones at the foot of the mountains, to the giant heather and heath of the Alpine zone.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£395 pp

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Primates of Uganda

This small group tour takes in the main sights of Uganda, including visits to the Chimpanzee sanctuaries in Kibale Forest and Kyambura Gorge, game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, and Gorilla-tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This itinerary is a great introduction to Uganda that can be incorporated into a longer, tailor-made option – please ask us for suggestions.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Honeymoons and Weddings

Prices from£3895 pp

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Uganda By Activity

Additional Information

Visa Requirements

A valid passport is mandatory. British nationals require a visa to enter Uganda and as of 1st July 2016 an online visa application system has been introduced: visas.immigration.go.ug.

The Visas that can be applied and obtained online include:

1. Ordinary Visa – Single Entry    (USD 50)
2. Multiple-entry Visa:   
    6 Months (USD 100)
    12 Months (USD 100)
    24 Months (USD 150)
3. East Africa Tourist Visa (multiple entry valid for 90 days to Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya) (USD 100)
4. Transit Visa    (USD 50)

What documents will you need for the online Visa application?
1.  Copy of your Passport (Bio-data page)
2.  Copy of a recent Passport size Photograph (copy)
3.  Travel Itinerary (for East African Visa)
4.  Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate copy
5.  Return Air Ticket (copy)

On completing the online application form, you may have to wait up to 3 weeks to be approved for a visa. Once approved, a Visa Approval Letter will be sent to you by email. You will be required to print this letter and present it together with your passport on arrival in Uganda.

The Ugandan High Commission in London is located at Uganda House, Plot 58-59 Trafalgar Square, Postal Code: WC2N 5DX. Telephone: 020 7839 5783.

Family safari to Tanzania

Thank you so much for all your work in putting our trip together; we all absolutely loved it.

Clive and family