Welcome to Uganda – Top Tours – Sample Itineraries
Welcome to Uganda, the true Pearl of Africa, and a home to the endangered mountain gorillas. Uganda is a land locked country, situated in East Africa, bordered by South Sudan in the North, Tanzania in the south, Kenya in the East and Democratic Congo Republic in the West.
Uganda is mostly famous for inhabiting half of the World’s remaining population of the endangered mountain gorillas found in the Impenetrable Forests of Bwindi National Park in South Western Part of the country. Mountain gorilla trekking is the main activity, and major tourist attraction in Uganda.
Uganda is so unique that, it is the ONLY current tourist destination in the World where you can see the African Big 5 Animals and the mountain gorillas in the wild.
Top Tours in Uganda
This is the most popular gorilla trekking package in Uganda, rewarding you with a single gorilla trek and 2 nights on the edges of Bwindi national park. On day one, leave Kampala in the morning after breakfast, transfer to Western Uganda, enroute stop at the Equator for photographs, lunch in Mbarara town, dinner and overnight at your lodge near the forest.
Day two is for gorilla tracking experience. If you return early, we can take a forest walk, or visit local communities, or transfer to the beautiful lava dammed lake of wonders in Kabale, known as, Lake Bunyonyi, we stay here for overnight, as we organise to next day’s transfer back to Kampala where the tour ends. It is 8-10 hour drive from Kampala to the gorilla park. Detailed Itinerary
The tour allows you 2 gorilla treks in Bwindi National Park. in other words, you will visit 2 different gorilla groups on 2 different days. This is another popular gorilla tour package in Uganda especially to great hikers, journalists, photographers and all those who love to experience nature at its best. However, to do 2 gorilla treks, you need 2 gorilla permits booked in advance from Uganda Wildlife Authority, or through tour operators.