UGANDA

The pearl of Africa
Stunning green scenery and wonderful people

Why Uganda?

To many people Uganda is one of the most beautiful and friendly countries in Africa. Uganda has many different national parks. The green region of the primates, the tea & banana plantations, the lakes and drier savannas in the north.

The capital, Kampala, is built on a series of hills on the northern edge of Lake Victoria, and the neighbouring city of Jinja built over the outlet from that lake. The scenery to the west along the border of DR Congo is dominated by high ranges of mountains, the Ruwenzoris (Ptolemy’s “Mountains of the Moon”), and is suitably spectacular, as are the regions to the north of Kampala, around the Murchison Falls. The ‘Idi Amin’ days have long disappeared.

Uganda is still rather primitive compare to other safari destinations. Roads and buildings have been or are being rebuilt, and the economy is slowly re-asserting itself. The tourist industry is still small – but is growing; game parks are being restocked and services in Kampala and around the country being improved.  

Best time to travel to Uganda

The best time to travel to Uganda is late December to late February; while hot & humid this is regarded as the dry season. After this the next best time to do Gorilla trekking is June – September. While trekking is regarded as year round activity the difficulty level will increase when it is wet (April and November). 

Best time to travel

The best time to travel is from December till the end of February or the end of May until September.

Rainy season

The rains start in March until the beginning of May and November. Roads will be very bad, gorilla trekking slippery. Better avoid.

National parks & highlights

Explore Uganda

Uganda is much more than a Gorilla destination. The country has beautiful national parks where you can spot the Big 5, enjoy adventure activities and cultural experiences!

Why travel with African Travels to Uganda?

  • Financial protection

  • We are Africa specialists

  • Office in Europe and Africa

  • Locally involved

  • Unique tailor made itineraries

  • We have lived what we sell

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WHERE DO YOU STAY?

African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only runned by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful locations, they will contribute to the your ultimate safari experience.

From tented safari camps to luxury boutique hotels. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!

  • All accommodations are carefully selected by us
  • Value for money
  • Local community support
  • The location compliments the African experience

OUR CLIENTS FEEDBACK

  • This trip went far beyond our expectations leaving us with indelible memories of people, places and experiences!

    Susan G.
    Private safari
  • This was a great trip and what perfectly arranged! From Johannesburg to the Kruger Park and back again. Everything but everything arranged down to the last detail with freedom of choice. An unforgettable experience!

    Maarten V.
    Small Group Safari
  • We have never had such a great and personal travel agent! African Travels is an excellent organization that arranges everything the way you want.

    Annemieke van E.
    Self drive
  • Our experiences with African Travels are 100% positive. Everything was arranged perfectly. If we will make such a trip again, then it will be with African Travels! Thanks Will and Marijnke.

    Julia W.
    Self drive Botswana
  • African Travels arranged our trip to South-Africa in a really personal way. They booked a wonderfull guesthouse in Cape Town and we had a perfect tour (Wine tour and Garden Route)! If you ever need a agency helping you out by booking your trip to SA, contact them!

    Heleen
    Tailor made South Africa
  • Excellent Service, Great Tour and always available! I strongly recommend this agency for your SA trip!

    Michael
    South Africa

Uganda complete

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During this trip you will visit all the highlights of Uganda. In addition to a gorilla and chimpanzee trek, you will also visit the remote Kidepo National Park and Murchison Falls.

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