Wildlife Safaris

Uganda offers a unique experience with a multitude of possibilities. Much of Uganda’s tourist industry is dominated by Lake Victoria, the biggest lake found on the continent of Africa as well as gorilla trekking, the perfect way to see the incredible mountain gorillas of the country. That said, it also offers excellent safari options, many of them very different from other areas of Africa.

At 3480 km², Muchison Falls is the largest National Park in Uganda located in the north-west of the country around eight hours drive from Entebbe. With around 109 difference mammal species including the rare Rothchilds giraffe, regular lion and leopard sightings, a wide variety of birds including the famous Shoebill and the largest crocodile population in Uganda, Murchison Falls offers a premier safari experience. Visitors can enjoy game drives or boat cruises to the Falls and there are plentiful hiking and fishing opportunities if you tire of looking at the River Nile from your luxury safari lodge.

If you are visiting the gorillas in Bwindi and chimpanzees in Kibale, a stop-over at the Queen Elizabeth National Park is also highly recommended. This park is teeming with a variety of wildlifeincluding antelope, elephant, buffalo, Ugandan Kob, waterbuck, lion, leopard, hippo, crocodile and baboons. The lions found in the Ishasha area are famous for climbing the large fig trees which border the road and lucky visitors may spot them resting from the heat of the day.

The park is also an excellent birding location with over 600 species and you can enjoy most of these animal sightings from the comforts of a leisurely boat cruise down the Kazinga Channel which is a real highlight.

Check out our top Uganda itineraries!

Just Gorillas!

  • Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
  • Starts and ends in Rwanda

Gorillas & Community Homestay

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Community Homestay
  • Light aircraft flights
  • Unique cultural activities
  • BATWA tribal community

Classic Gorilla Trekking

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Culture & Community
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Best of Both Countries

  • Gorilla Trekking (Uganda)
  • Golden Monkey Trek (Rwanda)
  • Kigali City Tour
  • Cultural Visits

Gorilla Habituation Trek

  • 4 Hour Gorilla Habituation Trek in Uganda
  • Kigali City Tour

Double Trekker

  • 2 x Gorilla Treks in Uganda
  • Private Canoe Excursion
  • Scenic Hiking (optional)
  • Kigali City Tour

Gorillas & Chimpanzees

  • Kibale Forest National Park
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
  • Gorilla Trekking

Perfect Primates

  • Kigali City Tour
  • Golden Monkey Trekking in Rwanda
  • Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
  • Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda

Gorillas & Wildlife

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Canoe on Lake Mutanda
  • Hiking Trail in Bwindi Forest
  • Ishasha Game Drives (Tree Lions)
  • Safari Boat Cruise
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Gorillas & Safari

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Cultural Tours
  • Ishasha Game Drive (Tree Lions)
  • Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth NP

Gorillas & Mountains

  • Golden Monkey Trekking
  • Climb Mount Sabyinyo
  • Canoe on Lake Mutanda
  • Optional Hiking
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Batwa Pygmies & Forest Walk
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Gorillas & Masai Mara

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Lake Mutanda Canoe Trip
  • Masai Mara Safari

Great Apes & Murchison Falls

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Community Tours
  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Boat Cruise

Highlights of Uganda Group Tour

  • Lake Mburo National Park
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Game Drives & Boat Cruise
  • Chimpanzee Trekking

Gorillas, Lake Kivu & Akagera

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Visit Lake Kivu
  • Kigali City & Cultural Tour
  • Akagera National Park

Great Apes & Wildlife

  • Gorilla trekking
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Game drives & boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth
  • Predator tracking (lions)
  • Bigodi Wetland nature trail

Uganda, Victoria Falls & Zimbabwe

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Victoria Falls
  • Sunset Cruise & Vic Falls Tour
  • Hwange National Park
  • Game Drives & Bush Walks

Best of Uganda

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Ishasha Game Drive (Tree Lions)
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Game Drives & Boat Cruise
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Murchison Falls National Park

Big 5 & Great Apes Group Tour

  • Lake Mburo National Park
  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Game Drives & Boat Cruise
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Murchison Falls National Park

Ultimate Apes Safari

  • Kigali City Tour
  • Golden Monkey Trek (Rwanda)
  • Gorilla Trek (Uganda)
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Murchison Falls & Ziwa Rhinos

Gorillas & Tanzania Highlights

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Lake Manyara
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Tarangire National Park

Uganda & Kenya Safari

  • Gorilla trekking in Bwindi
  • Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • Masai Mara Safari
  • Lake Nakuru & Lake Naivasha
  • Amboseli National Park

Gorillas, Safari & Beach

  • Gorilla Trekking
  • Lake Mutanda
  • Ruaha National Park
  • Selous Game Reserve
  • Zanzibar

Ultimate Gorillas & Game Viewing

  • Kayaking the River Nile rapids
  • Murchison Falls game drives & boat cruise
  • Kidepo National Park
  • 2 x Gorilla Treks in Bwindi
  • Chimpanzee Trekking