Authentic journeys begin in Uganda. Quoting Karen Blixen; “There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows” and we agree. This quote gives an expression and feel of a Safari.

The pearl of Africa, Uganda has a wide range of hidden gems.

The first explorers and visitors of the pearl opened their eyes and paved the way for more entrances into Uganda.  The discoveries, gave an interest to other tourists and explorers to come and experience Uganda.

Uganda is a landlocked country but this has not stopped tourists from flooding in to experience its natural beauty.

The topography of Uganda has enabled unique safari experiences. With the beautiful landscapes, indigenous tribes, abundant wildlife, mouthwatering cuisines, hospitable people, all have made Uganda safaris a lifetime experience.

Various Trip Choices

With the variety of choices in Uganda, a tourist has more options to choose from to fully enjoy an experience. Some tourists get on safaris, from recommendations, Google search, curiosity drive, or return visits to previous destinations.

Love Uganda safaris have made planning a trip to Uganda much easier than before. Love Uganda safaris are among the top prominent travel agencies in Uganda. Offering tailor-made safaris and tours around Uganda and East Africa, in the countries of Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Trips booked online are done with travel agents’ help travel agents with authentic websites. First, a tourist will inquire then book a an Uganda safari, a tourist inquires, followed by a booking, preparations of the tour by the host community, and exhaustion on the tour.

For tourists that are interested in lifetime experience packages from Love Uganda safaris, an inquiry is made through the website. Safaris offered include;

Wildlife Safaris

Wildlife safaris are among the top preferred safaris in Uganda, with vast protected areas that include national parks, game reserves, and wetlands.

The big five games are a major highlight of an Uganda wildlife safari, lions are distributed in most of the national parks in Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National is well known for hosting the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector together with the African elephants, the leopards are sighted in Lake Mburo national park.  The cape buffaloes in the virgin plains of Kidepo valley national park and the Rhinoceros in Ziwa Rhino sanctuary; the only home of the white southern Rhinos in Uganda.

Other wildlife species enjoyed on Uganda safari include; Rothschild giraffes, plains zebras, waterbucks, Uganda kob, Sitatunga, warthogs, cheetahs, hippos, Jackson’s hartebeests, and many more.

Birding Experiences

Bird watching on Uganda safaris is truly an exceptional activity. For some, this activity comes as a complimentary safari trip, as after chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national park, a birding tour through the Bigodi swamp trails completes the whole birding safari experience.

Uganda has over 1000 unique bird species, some of which are endemic to particular regions. Bird lovers can enjoy the sight of beautiful bird species at the different birding sites. The shoebill stock is a major highlight for most birders on birding trips through Uganda.

Other sighted birds include kingfishers, cranes, honey guide, Shelley’s crimson wing, African skimmer, Standard winged night jar; Papyrus gonolek, Goliath heron, pied kingfisher, African fish eagle, saddle billed stork; green breasted pitta, and Grey crowned crane, Black bee-eater; red-throated bee-eater, handsome spurfowl, and hammer kop to mention but a view.

Gorilla Expeditions

Gorilla safaris are a major selling point on an Uganda safari. Holding the world’s half population of endangered mountain gorillas, Uganda is the best destination to experience gorilla trekking. Tourists interested in trekking the gorillas on their Uganda safaris can trek in Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga national park. These are the only gorillas’ destinations in Uganda.

Hiking different mountain summits have been a great achievement for mountaineering tourists.  The mountain highlights not to miss out on an Uganda hiking experience include; a hike to the snowcapped summits of the Rwenzori Mountain and the world’s largest caldera on Mt. Elgon. Mountain Muhavura, mountain Sabinyo part of the Virunga Mountains, and mountain Morungule in Kidepo valley national park hiking experiences are not to be missed.

Indulge in Culture

Cultural visits to different local communities; local tribes enhance every Uganda cultural safari. Exploring the different beliefs of the indigenous local communities and tribes is an eye-opening experience. Witnessing how these people live in their communities, lifestyle and beliefs is all experienced on a cultural safari.  Uganda has over 50 different tribes each with its unique culture and traditions worth exploring.

All the above safari experience makes a whole sum adventure in Uganda a lifetime experience.  Other factors that make a safari better are accommodation and transportation. One has got to choose these carefully. There are several accommodation facilities establishments at different touristic destinations.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation provided ranges from budget facilities, and midrange to luxury accommodation. Hotel transfers within a safari are catered for by the agency like Love Uganda Safaris.

For the people traveling to the western region of Uganda, a stop over at the equator is a must. The stopover is mainly for photos and relaxation. For those traveling to Murchison falls national park, there’s a popular stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary.

With a vast range of attractions, a tour guide on an Uganda safari is very important.  With interesting narratives throughout the entire trip, tour guides keep a trip fun and exciting.

Uganda should be a top destination for any tourist across the globe. Book a safari with Love Uganda safaris.

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