Things to Do in Uganda

The diverse topography across Uganda provides an endless choice of activities and wildlife viewing with over 1000 species of birds and 338 recorded mammals. Join game safaris through Queen Elizabeth National Park and search for tree climbing lion within the Ishasha Region. Photograph exotic birds as you sail on the Kazinga Channel or hike along the Murchison Falls.

Things to do

For an unforgettable encounter trek in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mt Gahinga National Park in search of some of the last remaining mountain gorillas or look for the chimpanzees that call Kibale Forest and Kyambura Gorge home. Thrill seekers will find an exciting opportunity in Jinja where you can white water raft on the White Nile. Many itineraries involve driving throughout the country where you can experience the culture and ways of local life along your journey. Let our expert team of guides show you the best things to do in Uganda.

Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel

Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Embark on a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel through the Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most popular safari destination in Uganda, spanning the equator and home to over 95 mammal species and over 600 bird species.

Boat Trip on Lake Mburo

Boat Trip on Lake Mburo

Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

Take a boat trip on Lake Mburo in the Lake Mburo National Park, Western Uganda. These have to be booked in advance with the lodge but provide guests with a brilliantly unique way of viewing game.

Chimp Trekking

Chimp Trekking

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Kyambura Gorge, also known as the 'Valley of Apes', is the only place in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the south-west of Uganda, where you can go chimpanzee trekking, in an incredible tropical-rainforest setting right by the Equator line.

Chimp trekking in Budongo Forest

Chimp trekking in Budongo Forest

Murchison Falls, Uganda

To the south of Murchison Falls National Park is Budongo Forest, home to around 80 habituated chimpanzee, and the perfect location for adventurous and exciting chimpanzee trekking in a tropical rainforest.

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Chimp trekking in Kibale Forest

Chimp trekking in Kibale Forest

Kibale Forest, Uganda

Kibale Forest in western Uganda is home to 13 different species of primate, and is the main area for chimpanzee trekking in the country. Sighting rates are high, and you will have the incredible opportunity to get up close to these fascinating animals.

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Chimpanzee close up

Chimpanzee close up

Entebbe, Uganda

Discover the fascinating world of chimpanzee at the Uganda Wildlife Education Center in Entebbe, and have the unique opportunity to interact with the young chimpanzee. Meet your closest relatives in this once in a lifetime experience!

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Chimpanzee habituation

Chimpanzee habituation

Kibale Forest and Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda

Spend a day in Kibale Forest observing the resident chimpanzee population. Step off the beaten track and enjoy the company of a chimpanzee family in the process of habituation, alongside expert guides and researchers.

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Game Drives - Queen Elizabeth National Park

Game Drives - Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Embark on game drives through Queen Elizabeth National Park, understandably Uganda's most popular tourist destination, set against the backdrop of the Rwenzori Mountains, with the Kazinga Channel flowing through the park.

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Game drives in Kidepo National Park

Game drives in Kidepo National Park

Kidepo National Park, Uganda

As one of Uganda's most remote national parks, Kidepo offers one of the most exclusive safari experiences. Head out on a game drive to see which animals you can find in this unspoiled Ugandan wilderness.

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Game Drives in Lake Mburo National Park

Game Drives in Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

Embark on game drives from Mihingo Lodge for a fantastic safari experience in the Lake Mburo National Park in Western Uganda. Animals gather in the valley and provide guests with brilliant game viewing opportunities.

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