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.

Solo climb of Weismann Peak in the Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda

From beginning to end, the support I received was phenomenal.

Annette

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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Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park (also referred to locally as Kabalega National Park) is Uganda’s largest park with a varied topography including forests, savannah, waterfalls and lakes.....

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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

Mount Stanley Climb (8 Days)

Climb Mount Stanley, Africa's third highest mountain, on this 8-day expedition into the Mountains of the Moon. Experienced climbers will have the option to ascend to Margherita Peak, the highest of Mt Stanley's twin summits, while trekkers will have the opportunity to complete a snow and ice trek across the Stanley Plateau - Mt Stanley's primary glacier.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from £1450 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. The third highest mountain in the Rwenzori range, Mt Baker is a technical climb suitable for experienced climbers, which can be booked as a standalone climb or in combination with Margherita Peak (Mt Stanley).

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from £1450 pp

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Weismann Peak 6 Day Trek

Trek the Kilembe Trail to Weismann Peak. This is a short, 6-day trekking peak offering a comparatively gentle introduction to the Rwenzori Mountains.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from £1065 pp

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Uganda Low-cost Gorilla Safari

Our three-day low-cost gorilla safaris offer a great way of seeing these wonderful creatures in the wild without incurring great expense. By staying in simple accommodations rather than luxury lodges, and travelling largely by private car rather than light aircraft, we can greatly reduce the cost of the tour.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from £1355 pp

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Gorillas of Bwindi (Small Group)

2022 DEPARTURES AVAILABLE | This guided small group tour visits Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions, and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home of the endangered mountain gorilla. It serves as an ideal introduction to Uganda's wildlife, and can also be incorporated into a longer, tailor-made option – please contact us for suggestions.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Group Travel

Prices from £2479 pp

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Complete Uganda (Small Group)

2022 DEPARTURES AVAILABLE | This 11-day small group guided tour takes in the very best of Uganda. Track mountain gorilla and chimpanzee in their natural habitats, walk with rhino in Ziwa, and discover Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks by 4x4 and river boat. Accommodating 2-14 guests in mid-range accommodation, the programme is intended to offer an affordable overview of Uganda that can also be incorporated into a longer, tailor-made itinerary.

Destination

  • Uganda

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Group Travel

Prices from £3125 pp

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Uganda By Activity

Primate Safaris in Uganda

Observe mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and golden monkeys, amongst several other species of primate, in their natural habitat on a guided primate safari in Uganda.....

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Trekking and Climbing in Uganda

Uganda is very much a walkers’ destination. Whether it’s the forested foothills of Bwindi, the volcanic highlands with their stunning crater lakes, or the wild and beautiful Rwenzori Mountains, the co....

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Uganda Small Group Safaris

Small group safaris are ideally suited to solo travellers, couples or small parties looking to explore Uganda affordably and with the camaraderie that comes with travelling in a group. Departing at fi....

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Additional Information

Visa Requirements

British nationals require a visa to enter Uganda. Visa are available on arrival or can be applied for online: visas.immigration.go.ug. The online visa costs $50, and you will need 6 months validity on your passport.

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.
If travelling elsewhere in East Africa, the East Africa Tourist Visa is a multiple entry visa valid for 90 days to Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya. This visa costs $100.
We recommend you double check visa requirements before travel as requirements can change.
Non-UK passport holders: please consult your embassy or consulate in your home country for the latest advice on visas and entry requirements.

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Maureen