Classic Uganda Safari
Explore the awe-inspiring lands of Uganda in this small group itinerary; track the mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and the famous tree-climbing lions.From 3240 per person
A relatively small country, Uganda landscapes are intense which means its wildlife offering is unexpectedly large. Some of the wildlife you can expect to see include:
Check out our Uganda wildlife guide for more information on the incredible animals that populate the country.
Uganda is a linguistically diverse country with over 40 languages spoken across its various regions. Whilst English is the official language of Uganda and used in government, education and business, some of the other major languages spoken in Uganda include:
Before travelling to Uganda, it's advisable to consult a travel health professional for personalised guidance on vaccinations. Generally, vaccinations recommended include Yellow Fever (required for entry), routine vaccinations like MMR and DTaP, Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, Meningitis, and Polio. Due to the risk of malaria, consult a healthcare provider for antimalarial medication and follow preventive measures. Consider vaccinations for Rabies if interacting with animals and discuss cholera vaccination if relevant. Ensuring up-to-date vaccinations and adhering to health precautions will help safeguard your well-being during your trip to Uganda.
Before travelling to Uganda, make sure your passport is valid and apply for a visa if required. Purchase comprehensive travel insurance, understand local customs and etiquette, and stay informed about travel advisories.
It is generally recommended to use bottled or purified water for brushing your teeth in Uganda, especially if you are not accustomed to the local water supply. While some urban areas might have treated tap water that is safe for locals to use, the quality of tap water can vary, and travellers may be more susceptible to waterborne illnesses.