Uganda is a popular holidays destination, based on its romantic getaways, luxury safari lodges, and world-class game viewing. We provide a fantastic array of Ugandan holidays and tours. Our holidays within Uganda are tailor made to suit your desires. And below is a number of our holiday types that may light you up.
Gorillas (Gorilla Tracking)
Gorilla tracking is one of the most fascinating and amazing adventures you can come across in your lifetime tours. No one can fully describe the thrill and joyous moments that comes with this sport. It’s spellbinding.
With the population of mountain gorillas numbering up to 430 in Uganda as per the most recent census. And in the world’s population 880, it makes Uganda a home to half of the world’s remaining mountain Gorillas. The gentle giants can only be found in two national parks in Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park being the primary one with 9 groups of habituated gorilla families and 8 tourists booked per group, 72 tourists can go tracking gorillas per day another park is Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. All are found in the south western corner of Uganda.
Our package includes a visit to Kasubi Tombs a great World Cultural Heritage site in Uganda for the Buganda Kingdom, a glimpse into Namugongo Martyrs Shrine where the 22 martyrs were killed between 1885 and 1887 by Kabaka (King) Mwanga of Buganda in Uganda; 13 of the martyrs were burnt to death at to visit the Uganda museum on your Kampala City Day Tour. Lunch break at any good restaurant in Kampala preferably your choice. Take a drive to Lubiri (kabakas palace) and a visit to Kabaka’s amazing lake.
Time permitting visit the Rubaga Catholic Cathedrals and Namirembe Protestant Cathedrals. The evening will then be spent on leisure shopping at various craft markets in Kampala. Experience the night life in Kampala with lots of bars and night clubs to ignite your thrill amidst a very friendly community of locals. So you get to party with the locals
Uganda is a true birders paradise where beautiful melodies of glorious bird species can well be heard in the trees. With over 656 different bird species as per results of 2012 by Nature Uganda on the Big Birding Day. Birding can be done in any part of Uganda but the most trusted site are Queen Elizabeth National Park (246 species), Murchison Falls National Park (204 species ), Mabamba bay (186 species ),Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and L.Mburo National Park (170 species ), Kibale National Park(142 species ),Kidepo Valley National park (100 species ),Entebbe Botanical Garden (82 species ) and Arua Community (33 species).Musambwa Island found on Lake Victoria is the new on record with over 80,000 Grey Headed Gulls and over 30 different birds species.
Get an experience of acres of beachfront property at Kalangala an offer of a unique travel experience by ferry from Kampala to your destination, stunning nature and wildlife. A beautiful escape to paradise for couples who want a honeymoon or a getaway. Kalangala is the place with abundance of amenities and activities designed for adventure seekers and leisurely travelers alike. With wonderful lodges, hotels and cottages offering unparalleled views of soft sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters of Kalangala -Ssese Islands; an exciting experience, with campfires colorful menus kalanga is the place to be
A stunning wild life, rare view notable for its breath-taking green sceneries, amass of biodiversity and unique stature, including the big four, the rare tree climbing lions which are famous in Ishasha Sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park (66 animal checklist).Other National Parks where wildlife can be spotted are Murchison National Park (87 mammal species),Kidepo Valley National Park (80 unique mammal species) and Lake Mburo National Park is the only park in Uganda where are safari walk can be done and horse riding safaris. Game drives being the main activity in theses parks for a clear view of the animals.
Primates (Chimpanzee Tracking and Habituation)
A Uganda safari will as well unveil the country’s richness in primates, as the chimpanzees, red tailed monkeys and Golden Monkeys are easily spotted in their natural habitats and also in the gazetted places for Habituation, Ngamba Island is known for orphaned Chimps. Kibale National Park is dominated by 13 different species and chimpanzee tracking being the main activity in this park, Golden monkeys can easily spotted in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, You can also track Chimps in kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Budongo Forest in Murchison Falls Nationals Park .The largest primates on planet Earth(Mountain Gorillas) can only be tracked in two national parks in Uganda that’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Adventure (Boat Cruises, White Water Rafting, Mountain and Hiking)
Because of Uganda’s strategic location in the great lakes’ region, there is a variety of water bodies that are popular spots for tourism, making the pearl of Africa the best option in Africa’s water sport activities and boating, white water rafting on River Nile, canoeing on Lake Victoria, lake Mburo, lake Bunyonyi and kazinga Channel, a great way of exploring the buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles and adversity of bird species that inhabit in the banks of these water bodies. Uganda is blessed with the second highest mountain in Africa, Rwenzori which you can hike to its peak Margarita, there also other mountains which you can hike/climb like Mt Elgon, Mt Muhabura,Mt Gahinga, Mt Sabyinyo these can really give you a great adventure in your life time.
Culture (Cultural sites visits)
A combination of thrilling and amazing rich local cultures in Uganda with at least over 40 ethnic tribes, this includes; the Baganda, Banyankole, Basoga, karamajongos, Acholis, Iteso, Bagisu, Batwa, and many more with a uniform character of friendliness displayed, this ensures answers to one’s curiosity of understanding African way of life, like, the rational to the periodic cultural circumcision of the “MASAABA” traditionally known as “EMBALU” from Eastern Uganda, the unique interesting marriage ceremonies of the Karamajongs in the northern Uganda , the impressive life of the pigmies known as the Batwa from South west and the diversity of gods and their different roles in the traditional religions of Baganda from Central Uganda. Make a safari to Uganda an ideal choice to your dream of a fantastic holiday in life time.
A camping safari in Uganda (outdoor camping and backpacking) can surely make you have a close feel to mother nature’s gifts like birds, wild animals, insects, butterflies and green vegetation. If you have decided to take a camping trip to Uganda’s national parks, forest reserves, Island accommodations and any camping ground. Camping beyond these points may be dangerous with possible attacks from wild animals. Follow each of the guidelines that are given by park’s official at campsites and get a tour guide along for your safety concern. Make sure you have the right camping gear that includes tents, hiking boots, clothing and others or you can hire some from travel agents. Many of the campsites in Uganda have a self-catering kitchen, a chef and basic facilities like a pit latrine, hot water buckets and a canteen. It is very important to carry extra supplies for fuel, food, drinking water and camera batteries because restocking centers are not many in the countryside. Camping in Uganda can be done at any time though best for summer months and to most of the tourist Guides.
As Friends Nature Safaris and Young Mothers Forum Uganda, we do community Tourism in rural areas of Uganda with Mission of FIGHTING TEENAGE PREGNANCY AND CHILD MARRIAGE in Uganda. This package puts you at the scene giving you a touch, a feel, a glimpse and experience of a teenage mother in Butambala. Come explore and feel the thrill of holidaying with us. For more details contact us.