Region: Uganda

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Truly the Big One

Mweya Safari Lodge

Located in the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park overlooking the Kazinga Channel offering great views of the waterway and its associated wildlife.

Ishasha

Found in the far southwest of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ishasha is generally more forested, greener and less-visited than the park’s northern sectors. There are healthy numbers of elephant, buffalo, hippo and Uganda kob as well as black and white colobus monkeys and other primates. It is also an excellent location for birding with … Continued

Kidepo Valley National Park

Located in Uganda’s remote northeast, Kidepo is bordered by South Sudan to the west and to the east, Kenya. The park shares similar stunning landscapes and wildlife with its Kenyan counterparts, having rolling grass plains framed by distant hills and dotted with granite outcrops.  The climate in Kidepo, very different from the rest of Uganda, … Continued

The Grand Wildlife Tour of Uganda

This three week trip explores the wide natural diversity of Uganda in great depth and with intense focus. Travelling in a roughly clockwise direction, you first visit the Mamaba wetlands in search of shoebill storks before heading to beautiful Lake Mburo National Park for varied plains wildlife. Continue to Bwindi for gorilla trekking in the … Continued

The Boma Hotel

10 minutes’ drive from the airport, the Boma Hotel is nestled in a quiet suburb of Entebbe with pleasant gardens and a swimming pool.

Amuka Safari Lodge

The most comfortable accommodation in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Amuka has ten stone-built chalets with corrugated iron roofs, stand-up fans, private bathrooms and verandas.

Buhoma Lodge

Situated within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Buhoma Lodge offers the perfect base for your gorilla adventures.

Kazinga Channel

The Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park is a 32 kilometre-long natural waterway connecting Lakes George and Edward and attracting lots of big game for a wallow and drink. The channel alone is said to contain the world’s largest concentration of hippos and you can also expect to see crocodiles, elephants and buffalo aplenty. … Continued

Best of Uganda’s Wildlife

Wildlife highlights included seeing a shoebill, we really had to search! Seeing a leopard up close on our night drive, seeing lions out on our own! The abundance and concentration of wildlife in Lake Mburu. And of course the gorillas which was so magical and the chimps.

Kyambura Gorge Lodge

Located at the head of the Kyambura Gorge in the northern part of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, this upmarket lodge is perfectly located for chimp trekking in the gorge.

Lake Mburo National Park

Small and often overlooked, Lake Mburo National Park lacks some of the “wow” factor of the bigger parks, having no lions or elephants. However, the lack of large, potentially dangerous game provides opportunities for walking, riding and cycling within the park. There are a number of species not found elsewhere in Uganda such as zebra, … Continued

Ishasha Wilderness Camp

A small, delightful tented lodge situated by the Ntungwe River in a quiet area of the Southern Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The huge Queen Elizabeth National Park (1,978 km2) extends down the western edge of the country adjoining Kibale in the north and almost reaching Bwindi to the south. The north of the park is dominated by flat, open grasslands where lion and buffalo are often seen, punctuated by dramatic crater lakes, the dramatic Kyambura Gorge, … Continued

Mihingo Lodge

Mihingo Lodge has a beautiful setting atop a rocky outcrop overlooking Lake Mburo National Park.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

One of the oldest and most biologically diverse forests in Africa, Bwindi contains more than 400 species of plant, 350 species of bird and 120 species of mammal including forest elephant, various antelopes and baboon. It is also home to at least 200 butterfly species. But there is one particular attraction everyone comes here to … Continued

Best of Uganda’s Wildlife

Uganda has an incredible natural diversity for a country its size. We designed this two week private journey to reveal the pick of natural attractions around the country. Expect to see typical East African fauna including large numbers of savannah elephant, hippo, lion, Rothschild’s giraffe plus more unusual species such as Ugandan kob, forest elephant, … Continued

Southern Uganda’s Primates in Great Depth

Uganda is most famous for its unique variety of primates on whom this itinerary focuses in great depth and intensity. Not only will you experience conventional chimpanzee and gorilla treks, but uniquely take part in the habituation processes for each of those species. Spend full days with much wilder groups of both apes than is … Continued

Kibale Forest National Park

Bordering Queen Elizabeth National Park to the south, verdant Kibale Forest National Park holds Uganda’s largest expanse of intact forest and protects over 350 species of tree, 375 species of bird and 70 species of mammal including forest elephant, red and blue duikers, bushbuck, sitatunga, bush pig, giant forest hog, common warthog, buffalo, leopard and … Continued

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is dominated by the River Nile running roughly east to west, dividing the park in two. Sometimes called the Victoria Nile, the river empties from Lake Victoria in the east, runs through Lake Kyonga and a series of rapids through the eastern section of the park, and culminates in the impressive … Continued

Baker’s Lodge

Offering luxurious accommodation on the south bank of the River Nile, Murchison Falls National Park.

Semliki Safari Lodge

Semliki Safari Lodge is a luxury lodge with a reputation for providing guests with a real Ugandan bush experience.

Ndali Lodge

A rustic, intimate lodge perched on a hill and offer stunning views over a natural crater lake.

Lugogo Wetlands

A 10 square kilometre swamp containing three biospheres within the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and en route to Murchison Falls National Park, the Lugogo Wetlands are home to more than 350 species of bird including many raptors, white crested turaco, giant kingfisher, various barbets and speckle breasted woodpecker. The reserve is known for being one of … Continued

Uganda

At just over 90,000 square miles, Uganda is one of the smallest countries in Africa yet possesses an incredible natural diversity often surpassing many of its larger neighbours. One of only four African nations boasting a list of over 1000 bird species, Uganda also holds a surprising 345 species of mammal (of which 20 are … Continued

Off the Beaten Track in Northern Uganda

This itinerary takes you to the less visited north of Uganda culminating in beautiful Kidepo National Park. Until recently Kidepo was off-limits to tourists and today remains wonderfully quiet and unspoilt. The park borders both South Sudan and northern Kenya and shares the same landscape and wildlife with its East African neighbours. Experience the vast … Continued

Apoka Safari Lodge

Located on a granite ridge providing cooling breezes and stunning views over the Kidepo Valley, the lodge is built as a classic Africa bush camp.

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

At an impressive 2,100 metres above sea level with beautiful views over forested valleys towards the Virunga Volcanoes and the Great Rift Valley

Semliki Reserve

The forest at Semliki is one of the oldest in Africa, predating the last great ice-age. It is contiguous with the great Ituri Forest in Congo giving a central African feel to its plant and animal life, with many of its birds and mammals occurring nowhere else in Uganda. Avian highlights include the rare Sassi’s … Continued