Explore your sense of adventure
Our team of experienced professionals is passionate about providing you with exceptional
service and ensuring that your journey with us is smooth, safe, and filled with unforgettable
memories. We carefully craft our tour packages to showcase the rich cultural heritage,
stunning wildlife, and breathtaking landscapes that Uganda has to offer.
From Chimpanzees to Gorillas (8 days)
Gorilla and Chimpanzee Tracking Expedition (4 days)
A Journey for All Murchison Falls National Park and Jinja City (5 days)
A Journey of Discovery (8 days)
From Gorillas to Tree-Climbing Lions (7 days)
Exploring the Enchanting Murchison Falls National Park (3 days)
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the best time to visit Uganda for this safari?
A: The best time to visit Uganda for this safari is during the dry seasons, which are generally from December to February and June to September. These months offer better wildlife sightings and easier access to the national parks.
Q: Is this safari suitable for families with children?
A: Yes, this safari is suitable for families with children. It offers a unique and educational experience for children, allowing them to witness diverse wildlife, beautiful landscapes, and cultural encounters. The itinerary can be customized to accommodate the needs of families with children.
Q: Are solo travellers welcome on this safari?
A: Absolutely! Solo travellers are welcome to join this safari. It is a great opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and explore the stunning wilderness of Uganda together. We can arrange single accommodations or match solo travellers with suitable roommates to reduce costs.
Q: Is this safari suitable for first-time visitors to Africa?
A: Yes, this safari is designed to cater to first-time visitors to Africa. It offers a well-rounded experience, combining wildlife encounters, cultural interactions, and breath-taking scenery. Our experienced guides will provide all necessary information and ensure your comfort and safety throughout the journey.
Q: Are there any optional activities or extensions available?
A: Yes, there are optional activities and extensions available to enhance your safari experience. These include a hot air balloon safari over the Serengeti, a visit to a local Maasai village, or a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. You can discuss your preferences with our travel experts and customize your itinerary accordingly.
Q: Can you arrange airport transfers at the end of the safari?
A: Yes, we can arrange airport transfers at the end of the safari as an optional service. If you wish to be transferred back to the airport, please inform our team in advance, and we will make the necessary arrangements for a comfortable and convenient journey back to the airport.
Q: What is the level of physical fitness required for this safari?
A: This safari involves moderate physical activity, such as game drives, nature walks, and hiking. However, most activities are suitable for individuals with average fitness levels. If you have any specific concerns or physical limitations, please let us know in advance, and we will make appropriate accommodations.
Q: What should I pack for this trip?
Answer: It is advisable to pack lightweight and breathable clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, a camera, binoculars, and any necessary medication. Don’t forget to bring your adventurous spirit!
Q: Are the lodges comfortable and safe?
Answer: Yes, the lodges mentioned in the itinerary provide comfortable accommodations and prioritize guest safety. They offer modern amenities, friendly staff, and a peaceful ambiance to enhance your overall experience.
Q: Will I have opportunities for wildlife photography?
Answer: Absolutely! The wildlife safaris and boat cruises included in this itinerary offer fantastic opportunities for wildlife photography. Capture stunning images of Uganda’s diverse wildlife and picturesque landscapes.
Q: Is it necessary to book in advance?
Answer: It is highly recommended to book your trip in advance to ensure availability and secure your preferred accommodations and activities. Popular destinations like Murchison Falls NP and Jinja can get busy, so early bookings are advisable.
Q: Can I extend my stay in Uganda?
Answer: Definitely! If you wish to extend your stay and explore more.
Q: What should I expect during chimp tracking in Kibale Forest?
Chimp tracking in Kibale Forest offers a unique opportunity to observe these incredible primates in their natural habitat. Accompanied by experienced guides, you’ll trek through the forest, following the chimp’s movements. As you get closer, you’ll witness their playful behaviours, hear their vocalizations, and learn about their social dynamics. It’s a thrilling experience that provides insight into the lives of our closest relatives.
Q: Is gorilla tracking physically demanding?
Gorilla tracking can be physically demanding as it involves trekking through dense forests and steep terrain. The duration and difficulty of the trek can vary depending on the gorilla family’s location. It’s essential to be in good physical health, prepared for moderate to strenuous activity, and equipped with sturdy hiking boots, long trousers, and a waterproof jacket. However, the reward of encountering gorillas up close makes every step worthwhile.
Q: Can children participate in gorilla tracking?
A: The minimum age for gorilla tracking in Uganda is 15 years old. This age restriction is in place to ensure the safety of both the visitors and the gorillas. The trek can be physically demanding, and young children may find it challenging. However, there are alternative activities suitable for children, such as nature walks and cultural experiences, ensuring they can also enjoy Uganda’ s natural beauty.
Q: What wildlife can I expect to see in Queen Elizabeth NP?
A: Queen Elizabeth National Park is renowned for its diverse wildlife. During game drives, you can expect to spot elephants, buffalos, antelopes, warthogs, lions, and leopards, among other mammals. The park is also home to an impressive variety of bird species, including the iconic African fish eagle, herons, kingfishers, and many more. The Kazinga Channel boat cruise offers excellent opportunities to see hippos, crocodiles, and a myriad of water birds.
Q: Are there any safety precautions during wildlife encounters?
A: Your safety is of utmost importance during wildlife encounters. Always follow the instructions and guidance provided by your experienced guides. Maintain a safe distance from the animals and avoid any sudden movements that might startle them. It’s essential to respect the wildlife and their natural behaviour while appreciating them from a respectful distance.
Q: How physically demanding is gorilla tracking?
Answer: Gorilla tracking can be physically demanding as it involves trekking through dense forests and rugged terrain. However, with proper preparation and guidance from our experienced guides, it is an achievable and rewarding experience for most individuals.
Q: Can children participate in gorilla tracking?
Answer: Gorilla tracking is generally restricted to individuals aged 15 years and above due to the potential challenges and sensitivity of the activity. However, some exceptions may apply.
Q: What safety precautions should I take during wildlife encounters?
Answer: Your safety is of utmost importance during wildlife encounters. Always follow the instructions of our knowledgeable guides, maintain a safe distance from the animals, and avoid any sudden movements. It’s essential to respect the wildlife and their natural behaviour.
Q: What wildlife can I expect to see during the game drives?
Answer: The game drives offer abundant opportunities to spot a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, buffalos, antelopes, zebras, giraffes, and a variety of bird species. The Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth NP is renowned for its tree-climbing lions, providing a unique and exciting sighting.
Q: Is it possible to customize the itinerary and add extra activities?
Answer: Absolutely! This itinerary serves as a guide, and we can tailor it to suit your preferences and interests. Whether you wish to extend your stay, visit additional parks, or incorporate specific activities, our tour operators can customize the itinerary to create your dream Ugandan adventure.