Uganda unveils its mesmerising allure in the lush rainforests, incredible wildlife, and vibrant culture, Adding to its natural splendour are the sprawling green tea plantations, the continent’s largest freshwater lake and the source of the Nile.

The Pearl Of Africa

Home to some of the world’s most fascinating primates, including gorillas and chimpanzees, visitors can trek through the dense forests of Bwindi and Kibale National Parks, embark on thrilling game drives, or explore the bustling city of Kampala. The country is rich in cultural heritage, with a range of ethnic groups, each with its unique customs, art, music, and cuisine. Stunning natural landmarks such as the Rwenzori Mountains and the Nile River, further affirm Uganda as a destination that promises unforgettable memories. 

A country of contrasts, the source of the Nile can be found at Jinja on the shores of the vast Lake Victoria and the Murchison Falls, where the mighty river pushes through a narrow gorge on its way west to Lake Albert. Uganda’s outstanding game reserves such as Queen Elizabeth National Park in the shadow of the Rwenzori mountains and the rugged savannah of Kidepo Valley National Park are home to the big five. But the country’s great apes are the top drawcard, with the chimpanzees of Kibale National Park and the mountain gorillas of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest topping the wildlife bucket lists of discerning travellers the world over. 


45.85 million




Ugandan Shilling


Luganda, English


241,550 sq km


All year, with safaris best in the long dry season which falls from July to September

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At a Glance


Experience Uganda

There’s nothing better than sipping fresh, locally grown coffee while watching the sun rise over Uganda’s spectacular landscapes.  An ideal destination for birding enthusiasts, Uganda is home to more than 1000 species across its various habitats. Many endemic species can be found in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Makanaga Swamp Bay and Semuliki National Park. Marvel at the power of the Murchison Falls and take time in Entebbe for some time on the largest freshwater lake in Africa, Lake Victoria.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest


Kampala, the bustling capital city of Uganda, makes a good introduction to the country with its blend of engaging culture, somewhat difficult history, and vibrant urban energy. Reflecting the diversity and traditions of Uganda, its heritage sites landmark attractions such as the Uganda Museum, the Namirembe Cathedral and the Gaddafi National Mosque. 


Entebbe, a charming town on Lake Victoria in Uganda welcomes visitors with its laid-back atmosphere and scenic beauty. A delightful blend of natural beauty, wildlife encounters, and cultural experiences that captivate travellers from around the world with its beaches along Lake Victoria, lush botanical gardens and picturesque backdrop.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwestern Uganda is a destination that attracts travellers with its untouched beauty, remarkable biodiversity and opportunity to encounter endangered mountain gorillas. Bwindi lives up to its name as a dense and ancient rainforest that has retained its wild and untouched character for centuries.


Thanks to the increase in the Mountain Gorilla population in Uganda, less crowded national parks, and budget Gorilla tours, Gorilla trekking in Uganda is undoubtedly worth the time, effort, and money. There is a greater chance to see these fantastic animals in the wild. The availability of wide-ranging accommodation options, guided tours and fabulous scenery make every part of trekking rewarding and memorable.

Gorilla trekking is not meant for everyone and requires a moderate level of physical fitness. Muddy hillsides, thick vegetation, and mountainous terrains can make hiking difficult, but a healthy individual may not find it hard. In simple words, one needs some stamina for trekking.

The best time of the year to spot Gorillas in Uganda is between June to September. The months of January to March can also be taken into consideration.

The cost can vary depending on various factors, including time of visit, duration of trekking, level of comfort required, mode of transport, choice of meals etc., to name a few. Please contact us to find a trekking plan for your needs and budget.

The cost of a safari trip will depend on various factors, including duration of your travel, level of comfort, mode of transport, choice of accommodation, desired activities etc. Please contact us to find a customised plan that addresses your needs.

Gorilla trekking and other wildlife experiences in Uganda may require one to spend between four to seven days.

Uganda is safe to travel solo or as part of a group or family. It is one of the safest tourist destinations in Africa, with friendly and welcoming people. However, like any place on earth, it is important to follow travel safety tips. Guided tours and expert help can make the experience of travelling better.