Safari in Uganda

 

A safari in Uganda encompasses some of nature’s greatest displays.  Straddling the Equator, with shimmering lakes, lofty mountains and mysterious forests, Uganda contains four of Africa's seven Great Lakes.  It is the source of the White Nile at Jinja, and it has the greatest variety of primates anywhere in Africa, including chimpanzees and mountain gorillas. Going on safari in Uganda, you will find that the "Pearl of Africa" as it is referred to by its people, is home to some of Africa's major attractions.

Gorilla on Ugandan Safari

     Ugandan countryside on safari

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This country contains four of Africa's seven great lakes, including Lake Victoria which is the second largest body of fresh water in the world. Lake Bunyonyi is one of these spectacular lakes with its mythical landscapes and hidden bays. The source of the Nile at Jinja allows you the opportunity to tame the mighty waters with some of the world's best white water rafting. And to top it all, this breath taking country has the largest population of primates anywhere in Africa.

Tourist Attractions

Mountain Gorillas

Mountain Gorillas

The Mountain Gorillas are highly sociable animals, living in fairly stable groups, which are held together by long term bonds between males and females. These creatures come across as strong and powerful, yet they remain the shy and gentle giants of Africa.
Jinja and the Nile River

Jinja and the Nile River

Jinja was established in 1907 and is Uganda's second largest city after Kampala and is located near the source of the Nile River, Lake Victoria. There are many activities that one can do in this area, such as white water rafting, jet boating and even bungee jumping.
Kampala

Kampala

Kampala is the largest city of Uganda as well as the capital city.

Trips that visit Uganda

Trip CodeTrip NameDurationLocationTrip Price
NK99 DaysNairobi to KampalaZAR 10395
KN1010 DaysKampala to NairobiZAR 10395
NN1414 DaysNairobi to NairobiZAR 14595
ND2424 DaysNairobi to Dar Es SalaamZAR 25095
DN2424 DaysDar Es Salaam to NairobiZAR 25095
VN3535 DaysVictoria Falls to NairobiZAR 31395
NV3535 DaysNairobi to Victoria FallsZAR 31395
NJ3737 DaysNairobi to JohannesburgZAR 39795
JN4646 DaysJohannesburg to NairobiZAR 39795
NJ4646 DaysNairobi to JohannesburgZAR 39795
NC5656 DaysNairobi to Cape TownZAR 45255
CN5656 DaysCape Town to NairobiZAR 45255

Interesting Facts

Uganda's largest export is Coffee.