Uganda, which shares its eastern frontier with Kenya, has several beautiful National Parks but is really famous for one thing:Mountain gorillas. It is estimated that over half of the world's population reside in its Conservation areas and meeting them is an experience of a lifetime. Most people combine a visit to the Gorillas with the chance to trek to visit the large chimpanzee colonies that also exist in the country, as well as enjoy some of the most lush and spectacular scenery in East Africa. Its a little visited and largely overlooked country but one that will exceed expectations.
All our holidays and safaris to Uganda are tailor made, combining your interests and requirements with our advice and expertise. Our tours are private, with our clients travelling in their own vehicle with personal driver guide, allowing you the freedom to stop whenever and for as long as you wish. We also offer a large portfolio of lodges and camps to choose from.
The majority of the country has a tropical climate which varies according to altitude. During the year the hottest months are from December to February when the temperature reaches 29 degrees Celsius. The rainy seasons are from April to May and October to November, with the wettest month being April.
With a gorilla population of about 335 gorillas, the Bwindi National Park in Uganda is home to nearly half of all known mountain gorillas. The National Park is a thick jungle, covering a steep upland terrain of ridges and valleys. It makes gorilla trekking a challenging experience and one you should prepare for.
Uganda is a wonderful destination, with a different feel to many of its neighbours. The areas you visit are green and lush, areas of jungle and plantation all framed by an amazing natural beauty. With Lake Victoria lying on its southern border it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that there is plenty of water about. It is this lush forest that has made it home to some of the last families of mountain gorillas as well as other primates such as chimpanzees.
A comprehensive private tour of Ugandaís most famous and beautiful parks. You will trek to see the rare mountain gorillas and chimpanzees,as well as visiting Murchison Falls and relaxing by the beautiful lake shores.