For years on end, Uganda has been the most visited safari destination in East Africa. Although the country is landlocked and relatively small, Uganda has put its best foot forward in constituting some of the best African safari itineraries on the continent. In fact, some travelers have gone ahead to label her “the pearl of Africa”, a graceful gem for the brave adventurous seeker. A typical Uganda safari will take you through the most exotic spots of this magical land; with plenty of memories to spare.
Our Uganda safaris are uniquely cut-out for your specialized needs. We understand that an African safari would be incomplete without the iconic Uganda safari wildlife. That is why we make it a point to present you with the rather unique opportunity to visit the most outstanding national parks; each offering unique wildlife safari goodness. Be it the curious members of “the Big 5”, which are the most sought after animals, or record-breaking wildlife; we have got it all covered.
Bwindi impenetrable is without a doubt one of the most famous national parks in Uganda. This is owing to the fact that it is home to the rare Uganda safari mountain gorillas. Moreover, these gentle giants can only be found in three countries in the whole world; Uganda, Rwanda, and DR Congo. With our Uganda safaris, prepare yourself to come within close range as humanly possible as can be allowed. You can then choose to spend half a day or the entire day observing these unique apes.
The Uganda safaris tree-climbing Lions are another common delight in the African safari arena. You will find that Queen Elizabeth National park is not only the most visited park in Uganda but it is also where you can marvel at the wonder of a Uganda safari Lion climbing up a tree, hippos, or half of the world’s population of Nile crocodiles in the Kazinga channel. The park also poses significant historic value as it was named after Queen Elizabeth upon her first visit to Uganda.
Murchison falls national park is not only home to some of the most magnificent falls in Uganda but it also home to the majestic Murchison Falls. The Murchison falls, falling over 43m high, will definitely blow your mind. Your Uganda safari will also include game viewing in parks like Kidepo valley national park, alone jewel in the dry wild plains of northeastern Uganda, and Kibaale forest national park where a Chimpanzee trekking adventure awaits you.
We consider hiking and mountain climbing a very important aspect of a Uganda safari. Indulge your inner adventurous self by joining our hiking safaris; persevering through the cold and physical challenges to conquer the summit of some iconic mountains like the Virunga ranges and Mt Rwenzori; the highest in Uganda. Expect some Uganda safari elusive scenery and photography opportunities at the “mountains of the moon”. Other hiking ventures will include; reaching the top of Sipi falls.
Hiking, game viewing, and gorilla trekking are not the only Africa safari activities we have in store for you on our Uganda safaris. We strive to give you value for your money along with memories that will last you a lifetime. Experience Hot air balloon safaris; where you see the beauty of these lush green fields from the eagle’s eye. Meet an assortment of primates jumping from branch to branch as you float in the blue Uganda safari skies. Cover more ground while spotting more on your wildlife safari.
Our Uganda safari activity pack includes a wide range of African safari tours activities like birding; with over 1066 species to offer, canoeing along magnificent clear waters set against clear blue skies, white water rafting at the source of River Nile, fishing in some of the freshest waters on the planet, nature walks through open plains and thick forests and landscape viewing. Prepare yourself for some of the best Uganda safaris natural sceneries and mind-blowing experiences.
There is no Uganda safari without a proper cultural encounter that is why we plan ahead for your African safari to interact with some of the most popular native tribes in Uganda. There are over 54 tribes in Uganda and you can only meet some of the most famous ones including the e’chuya batwa of Bwindi Impenetrable forest. This ancient tribe of pygmies is believed to have occupied the forest alongside wildlife for thousands of years. Learn about their tribal history and culture on these Uganda safaris.
There were over 400 mountain gorillas in Uganda as per the 2006 census; with about 12 habituated gorilla families and 1 research family in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. Mgahinga gorilla national park has only one fully habituated gorilla family called Nyakagezi with 9 members; 4 silverbacks, 2 infants, 2 adult females and 1 juvenile. Gorilla families are named after sectors they reside in, the terrain of their hide out or the leader of the group.
Bwindi Impenatrable forest national park is divided into four sectors; Ruhija, Buhoma, Nkuringo and Rushaga. With our Uganda safaris, you have the opportunity to meet any of the gorilla families like Rushegura, Habinyanja( named after the swamp they live next to), Mubare , Bitukura, Oruzongo, Kyaguriro, Nkuringo, Mishaya, Nshongi, Kahugye, Bweza, Busingye and Nyakagezi. Some of the gorilla families keep moving even across borders.
Mountain gorilla trekking is one of the most undertaken Uganda safaris activity. Trekk these gentle giants in a group of 8 people with our well planned Uganda safari tours. Only a maximum of 8 people are allowed to visit the gorillas in the wild to avoid putting the animals under stress. Trekking the mountain gorillas on a Uganda safari can last half a day to a full day and you can have plenty of time to observe them in their natural habitat.
As thrilling as Uganda safari mountain gorilla trekking is, it does not come cheap either. A mountain gorilla trekking permit goes for USD 700 per person for foreign non residents, $600 for foreign nationals and 300,000/= for East African citizens. A gorilla trekking permit is a document or card issued by authorities, in this case the Uganda wildlife Authority, and it can only be used per single person per day to trek gorillas either in Bwindi or Mgahinga.
Mountain gorilla trekking permits are on high demand and hard to come buy therefore we recommend that you book your Uganda safaris gorilla trekking permits about 6 months in advance to avoid disappointments. Please note that a gorilla trekking permit only admits Uganda safari tourists above the age of 15. This is because children can react unnecessarily when faced with a gorilla and this could scare the giants away or cause them to retaliate.
Uganda is a typical primate paradise with over 13 different primate species to spare. Join us on a Uganda safaris primate adventure where you can trek the intriguing Chimpanzees in the very depths of the tropical rain forests they dwell in. Chimpanzee trekking is a beautiful experience that gives you more than you actually bargained for by throwing in extra Uganda safari activities like birding, landscape viewing and nature walks on top of your trekking safari.
Kibaale forest national park is one of the best places to trek Chimpanzees on a Uganda safari. The park is covered in thick green forestry harboring over 15,000 Chimpanzees. A typical Uganda safaris chimpanzee trekking starts very early at about 8 am or in the afternoon at 3.pm. Travelers head out in a group of six people to find the primates and spend an hour or two observing these curious apes. Chimpanzee habituation may last an entire day upon request.
The Kyambura Gorge is an 11-kilometer game reserve spanning off the greater Queen Elizabeth National Park. The reserve borders the famous Kazinga Channel to the north and is home to about 13 primate species. Your Uganda safaris Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge will have you wading through thick bush coupled with thorns so we advise you to wear suitable hiking boots, long-sleeved shirts, and trousers and also carry plenty of drinking water.
Budongo forest is not only one of the largest natural forests in Uganda, but it is also home to over 600 Chimps. The Budongo forest is the largest mahogany forest in Uganda and it covers 826 square kilometers in Murchison falls national park. Uganda safaris chimpanzee trekking follows a 114-kilometer trail through the forest following clear streams while viewing the Chimps alongside other primates, mammals, and plenty of bird species.
Our Chimpanzee trekking Uganda safari is specifically balanced to include a trip to Toro-Semliki wildlife reserve. This reserve is one of the oldest game reserves in Uganda. The primate haven boasts of over 70 Chimpanzees awaiting the adventurous traveler to seek them out. There are various Uganda safaris spots in Toro- Semliki wildlife reserve like the Mugiri forest, Ntoroko where you can enjoy an undisturbed primate show.
Travelers should take note of certain Uganda safari Chimpanzee trekking rules that are strictly followed. For example; only persons above 15 years are allowed to trek Chimpanzees and they should be disease-free (not even have flu or colds). No camera flashes are allowed as this may scare away the Chimps. We recommend that you wear good hiking shoes and long-sleeved clothes as these will protect you from scratches from plants and thorns.
A Uganda safaris chimpanzee trekking permit costs about USD 200 during a peak season and could go as low as USD 150 during a low season while a habituation permit costs about USD 250 in Kibaale forest National Park. In Kyambura gorge, Uganda safari chimpanzee trekking permits go for USD 80 while in Budongo, the cost about USD 90. In Semliki game reserve, permits cost USD 30 for foreign residents and non-residents and about UGX 30,000 for nationals.
Uganda safari Chimpanzee trekking permits are a document or card that admits only one person at a given time into the park to watch the curious Chimpanzees. They often include park entrance except for Semliki wildlife reserve where the entrance is charged separately. Chimpanzee trekking is often in high demand, so we recommend that you book for your Uganda safaris Chimpanzee trekking permit about 5 months in advance to avoid unnecessary disappointments.
If you are thinking of an African safari to fulfill your birding fantasies, think of our Uganda safaris birding adventures. Ugandan African safari will give you some of the most satisfying birding experiences with over 1066 bird species recorded as per the 20th May, 2020 Uganda bird census. We attempt to take you to some of the most elusive Uganda safari birding spots to give you real value for your money; enjoying a wide range of birdlife.
Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park is not only a primate paradise but it is also one of the best Uganda safaris birding sites in the country. The park has over 350 bird species owing to its diverse eco system. With our Uganda safari birding adventure, we take you through such elusive forests and other parks including Mgahinga gorilla national park, Echuya forest reserve, Murchison falls national park and other top birding Ugandan destinations.
While on our ecstatic Uganda safaris, expect to see an assortment of birdlife; ranging from endemic, rare and endangered, water birds, land birds and even Eurasian migratory species. Some of the Uganda safari birding specials include; Shoebill stork, Shelly’s crimson wing, Marabou stork, Fox’s weaver, Uganda woodland warbler, African grey parrot, African spoonbill and the grey crowned crane, which is Uganda’s national bird among other birds.
A typical Uganda safari birding adventure is entwined with related safari activities like nature walks through tropical forests, landscape viewing, hiking, primate trekking and canoeing adventures. Birding adventures can cost from USD 50 up to USD 150 or more depending on the safari activities on your itinerary. We recommend you carry binoculars, a birder’s guide book, sunglasses, a hat and plenty of drinking water to ensure you have a beautiful experience.
Mgahinga gorilla national park is located in south western Uganda covering about 33.7 square kilometers adjacent to the overwhelming Virunga volcanoes. Although it is the smallest national park in Uganda, Mgahinga gorilla national park is quite popular among many African safaris owing to its high bird count, the famous Virunga ranges and diversity in wildlife. The park is also undeniably famous for its intriguing golden monkeys.
Golden monkey trekking is the absolute highlight of any Uganda safari in Mgahinga gorilla national park. The golden monkeys reside on the slopes of the Virunga Mountain ranges and are endemic to the Albertan rift. These unique primates were declared endangered by the World Conservation Union and are believed to be a special race of the blue monkeys. Golden monkeys spot a beautiful bright orange golden body with black cheeks.
There are over 4,000 golden monkeys in the park as per the 2003 census and these primates can be trekked very early in the morning at 8.00am on your Uganda safaris adventure. The experience starts with a pre-trekking briefing at 7.30, explaining the rules and regulations of golden monkey trekking. Tourists then proceed through the thick Uganda safari forest to find the monkeys at an altitude of 2,500 meters above sea level.
Golden monkeys live in relatively low altitude thus they can easily be found. You will spend about 1-2 hours with the monkeys watching as they leave their nests and find food. Uganda safaris golden monkey trekking permits in Mgahinga gorilla national park cost about $50 for foreign non residents, $40 for foreign residents and UGX 20,000 for East African residents. Your permit includes park entry fees and a guide to take you through the experience.
Golden monkey habituation costs about $100 per person. Please note that this Uganda safaris experience is only open to persons of 12 years and older. Travelers are encouraged to wear long sleeved shirts and trousers to protect from plant scratches and thorns. A back-pack is essential as well and you can always keep your lunch, snacks and documents in there. Carry enough drinking water to keep hydrated and comfortable hiking shoes.
Uganda is a metropolitan state with over 53 tribes. The immense diffusion of culture adds a rather exotic color to our Uganda safaris and you ought to be a part of this. The mish-mash of color, people and culture is bound to blow your senses away. While on a Uganda safari cultural adventure, you get to meet the various native tribes that live around the national parks, the spectacular mountain ranges or the Ugandan tropical forests.
Visit legendary tribes like the batwa people, while on your Uganda safari batwa trail, who are believed to be the original inhabitants of the Bwindi Impenetrable forest, the artistic Karimojong of the wild semi arid plains of Kidepo Valley national park, the Sabin of sipi falls, the Bagisu of Mt. Elgon and the very traditional baganda who are filled with song and a very strict yet rich culture and history.
A typical Uganda safaris cultural encounter in Uganda requires that you keep an open mind while you enjoy what is laid out before you since you will realize that most native communities live lives that are completely different from yours. You adventure will involve visiting local communities, learning about their day to day lives and history. Some moments will find you dancing in tune to a drum, enjoying a folk song or listening to an ancient story.
River Nile is not only the longest river in Africa but it is also home to the world’s largest species of crocodiles; the legendary Nile crocodile. But that’s not just it; it is also one of the best places in the world to enjoy water sports. The Nile attracts travelers from all over the world with its clear water and endless adventurous opportunities. With our Uganda safari adventures, we bring you some of the best water activities you could undertake at the Nile.
White water rafting:
White water rafting is one of the most adventurous Uganda safaris activities you could ever indulge in. If you are looking to spice up your wildlife safari in Uganda with some water sports, then White Nile rafting is the perfect sport for you. This Uganda safari activity will put your ability to remain calm and composed in abrupt conditions to the test as you wobble through intense grade 4-5 rapids on the longest river in Africa whilst holding onto a single rope for safety.
A typical white water rafting Uganda safaris experience will begin with a scrumptious breakfast followed by the much needed briefing; to remind travelers of the regulations, procedures and safety protocols that they ought to follow for a breathtaking experience before they are led by experienced guides to the banks of river Nile. Rafters can then opt to go for the harder level of grade 4 -5 rapids or take the easier route with grade 3 rapids.
Any Uganda safari rafter is cautioned about going for White Nile rafting with any ailments such as high blood pressure or anemia; and as such, each individual is required to sign a bill of health form stating they do not have any ailments or complications. They are then issued safety equipment like helmets, life jackets and many more before they embark on a 26 kilometer journey of River Nile goodness; taking breaks momentarily throughout the experience.
All Uganda safari rafters are encouraged to carry a set of dry clothes including underwear since they will be in and out of water most of the time. Since White water rafting is often on very high demand, one needs to book for their spot early and the whole experience can cost right from $145 -$255 depending on how long you are going to be there for (full or half day). Do not miss out on birding and scenery viewing while on this Uganda safari adventure.
Although relatively new to the Ugandan tourism scene, bungee jumping is one of the most thrilling water related sports of any Ugandan safaris adventure. So prepare to tick off “scary fun” on your African safari to-do list. Bungee jumping can be organized in many elusive areas but nothing beats jumping and hovering over Africa’s longest river. In fact, we are confident that this Uganda safari experience will give you chills quite like no other.
Bungee jumping in Jinja, involves a precise adventure plan with well calculated techniques to give jumpers the best Uganda safari yet. The experience starts with briefing where each individual receives personal briefing to prepare them psychologically before the jump. They are them fastened to a strong cord either at their ankles or on their entire body before leaping off a 44 meter high platform to touch the clear Nile waters below.
There is often a team of guides waiting at the bottom with a canoe or boat to unfasten travelers after their jump. Uganda safari bungee jumping can be done either in the morning or at night; although night time limits your safari scenery viewing and the chance to take great photos. One should ensure that they are in perfect health without chronic illnesses before registering for the experience as they will be required to sign a waiver form.
A typical Uganda bungee jumping adventure costs about $115 upwards. Travelers should pay attention to the fact that the adventure can only be done by persons above 13years of age and weigh between 35 -260kgs. Also, pregnant women are not allowed to take part in the activity. The bungee jumping cord can cause slight bruises or swelling at the ankles thus one can carry some oil to apply on the area in case need arises.
When planning a Uganda safaris water sport adventure pack, be sure not to count out Kayaking or White water kayaking. Kayaking is one of the best ways to experience a rugged side of the Nile without leaving out the calm and serene environment left behind in the wake of the Nile. Kayaking does not require a lot of experience and the whole process can be broken down for you by the professional kayak guide with a guarantee of a fun time even for first timers.
The whole Uganda safaris kayaking experience can kick off from Bujagali point before heading down stream to Lake Bujagali, where your lesson on Kayaking will begin. The area is quite and the waters are calm; thereby making it the best spot to relax, kick back and enjoy all the magic while learning a new skill as well. The lessons are given in the morning while Kayakers prepare for the main event in the afternoon.
The afternoon session starts from the village base catching up to the free flowing section of the Nile with moderate rapids and easy going waves that you can easily surf while you prepare for more challenging terrain. This section is pretty deep as well so you do not have to worry about hitting and rocks or any immense danger. Kayakers are protected by life jackets and helmets and are securely fastened onto their boats.
An average Uganda safaris kayaking adventure on the Nile in Jinja costs about $125 -$150 per person or even more depending on what safari pack one opts for. The reason Kayaking is one adventure not to miss out on is because travelers have the opportunity to get more than you actually bargained for. Enjoy different safari activities like birding, scenery and landscape viewing and photography among many others while on your Kayaking trip.
Jet boating is another Uganda safari water sport that gently beckons every traveler to its haven. Your African safari would be utterly incomplete without this spectacular water adventure. Jet boating involves travelers fastening onto their jets rides and rushing through a series of rapids while experiencing 360 degree spins and high speed drifting. Adding this sport onto your safari to do list is a guarantee of a good time.
The Uganda safaris jet rides cover about 90 kilometers per hour so expect to hold onto your jet with dear life as your guide crashes into warm rapids and spins around in circles while maintaining momentum. This activity is quite friendly to the point that children can be allowed to participate as well. The adventure kicks off at the free flowing section of the river and battles the Nile to reach Kalagala falls.
Quad biking & horseback riding:
For travelers that wish to enjoy all the perks of the Nile on their Uganda safari without literally touching the Nile, Quad biking and horseback riding are the sports for you. You might not be battling the Nile head on but you are still guaranteed a great time while in Jinja, one of the most elusive tourism hubs of the east. Quad biking and horse riding is not only taken on by aquaphobes but also by people who desire to have fun while still laid back.
Uganda safaris Quad biking & horseback riding involves 1 – 4 hours trips (depending on what the traveler prefers) through the way-ward rocky county side to the touch of bustling Jinja suburbs. These trips often follow the course of the Nile right from the source over ridges and cliffs while making stops on the way to take in the dramatic escape of large bouts of water from the massive Lake Victoria, where the Nile has its source.
A typical Quad biking or horse riding safari in Jinja will start with a short briefing that lasts close to 30 minutes about the rules and regulations of the sports, plus any necessary safety measures. Adventurers are then issued with equipment like helmets and overalls to kick off the training session. After training, the participants take on the bikes for 1- 4 hours watching out for local kids and animals in their path and ensuring to stay on the designated track.
While on a Quad biking and horse riding adventure on the Nile, expect to see some fulfilling Uganda safari vistas all the way through. The course of the Nile has its typical thrill comprising of a diverse bird life, beautiful scenery, lush green vegetation set against the gushing sound of the clear Nile waters. One will also realize that the country side provides its own unique perks filled with plantations and some very warm hearted Ugandan natives.
Lake Bunyonyi is located in south western Uganda, with a surface area of about 46 square kilometers amidst a cascade of free rolling hills and a network of local farmland. The word “bunyonyi” is translated in local dialect to mean “a place of small birds”. This name was duly fitting, especially in the early years as one could find a diversity of bird species sauntering about the lake; it was, and still is, every birder’s dream destination.
Lake Bunyonyi is not only the deepest lake in Uganda but it is also one of the best Uganda safaris destinations. The lake is a magnificent sight for sore eyes with over 20 islands dotted on its calm waters set against a background of misty skies crowned with lush green rolling hills. Travelers from all over the world are attracted by the beauty of this lake and so they book safaris just to stand in awe of the breathtaking view before them.
The best way to really explore Lake Bunyonyi is by going on a Uganda safari canoeing adventure. This relaxing yet exciting safari involves travelers arriving at the scene, receiving a short briefing about the do’s and don’ts of canoeing on this lake and hoping into a local dug-out canoe to commence their adventure. The canoe provides a raw practical experience of life by this lake and gives you a chance to fully connect with Uganda at that moment.
During your Uganda safari canoeing adventure on Lake Bunyonyi, you will have the chance to visit the most popular islands like the floating island and the punishment island where young girls who got pregnant before marriage were left to starve to death. Spend a full day or half of the day birding, exploring the villages around the lake and meeting the locals and perhaps after your trip, you can opt for a picnic lunch on the islands or just relax on the shores.
Game drives or game viewing is really what Uganda safaris are all about. With our well planned adventure packs, hold onto your hats while we whisk you away to some of the best national parks and reserves to be in one is in search of wildlife. Uganda has about 10 national parks and game reserves randomly scattered about different parts of the country and we guarantee you that each of these parks offers it own uniqueness and specialties.
Right from the biggest names in the industry like Queen Elizabeth National park, Bwindi Impenetrable national park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo valley national park and many more, you will find that a wildlife safari in Uganda is quite fulfilling. Get ready to see the endangered mountain gorillas of Bwindi, the tree climbing Lions, the primates of Kibaale and the majestic members of the Big 5.
Most Uganda safaris game parks organize game drives three time a day; early in the morning when tracks are still fresh, in the afternoon when animals gather around water sources to cool off from the scorching heat and evening or night game drives that give you the opportunity to spot nocturnal animals like Leopards, bush-baby and many others. Some parks, however, do not permit night game drives and can only be done upon special request.
Game viewing is done from the comfort of your 4*4 wheel drive, with a professional guide if you desire. You will realize that while on your Uganda safari game viewing adventure, you will have the opportunity to engage in other safari activities like birding and landscape viewing. Most game parks charge a game drive fee on your entry fee to the park and this can be about $40 for foreign non-residents, $30 for foreign residents and $6 for east African residents.
Uganda is blessed with about seven spectacular mountains. Uganda safari mountain and volcano hiking is a thrilling, adventurous and illuminating experience; however, travelers should note that it is not for the faint hearted. Hiking the Virunga ranges in Mgahinga gorilla national park is the best way to see some mountain gorillas while hiking to the summit of Mt. Rwenzori, also known as the mountains of the moon, is an experience quite like no other.
Mt. Elgon stands at 4,321 meters about sea level and has the largest volcanic base in the world, and it is also home to an intriguing number of wildlife. A Uganda safari mountain hiking adventure involves participants reporting to the start point, having a short briefing and registering before embarking on the hike with a guide. Depending on which route you take, reaching the summit can take between 3-7 days.
Prepare to push through thorns and thickets over ridges and through valleys to reach the summit. Travelers are cautioned to be of stable health, sound mind and should be physically fit as the climb will prove very challenging. Scenery and landscape viewing is very fulfilling while at the summit and travelers are often issued hiking certificates upon decent at the office. A mountain or Volcanic hiking adventure can cost from about $20 – $1,500.
Uganda is a paradise with endless safari activities to capture even the laid back adventurer. Our Uganda safaris pick out only the best sites for a memorable boat safari. Join our crew on a relaxing boat excursion on the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National park to see an endless count of hippos and Nile crocodiles. A boat safari in this area will be the perfect way to enjoy a relaxing water sport while hoping for some action between prey and predator.
Murchison falls national park is not only the best place to see some members of the big five; but it is also another interesting spot for your Uganda safari boat ride. Enjoy a calm voyage with your friends or family on the Victoria Nile setting off from the shores to the base of the falls. The loud thunderous roar of the falls as they hit the depression below can be quite overwhelming but we guarantee it will stay with you for a life time.
Uganda safaris boat trips start off from the shore where you will find some land animals like chameleons, lizards and other wildlife drinking water then head for deeper waters and more elusive scenery beyond the horizons. Have a chance to see some water birds like ducks and some storks strolling about the swampy areas. Photography is also high at this point as the whole scene is set against a lush green riverine background.
Kampala is the capital city of Uganda and without denial, her most prized economic centre. Our Uganda safari adventure pack is well balanced to include leisurely tours of the capital, should the travelers desire it. Kampala city covers about 189 square kilometers in the central region of Uganda; 176 sqkm is covered by land while 13 sqkm is covered by water. The capital has about 5 divisions with a population of about 1650800 people as per the 2019 estimation.
Initially, Kampala city was set upon old Kampala hill that was mainly inhabited by Impala. The British, the then administrative power, named the city “hill of the Impala” It was then translated to Luganda as “akasozi ke’mpala” which the natives called “ke’mpala” and later on “Kampala” A Uganda safaris tour of Kampala city will enlighten you with the fact that the city is rich in diversity of culture, tribes and dozens of languages both native and foreign.
Some of the great Uganda safari sites travelers can enjoy in Kampala city centre and beyond include the Uganda museum; flooded with Ugandan history, Uganda maytyr’s shrine where Christians were burnt to death because of their faith, the Kabaka’s palace & lake and the Kasubi royal tombs where ancient Buganda kings were laid to rest and you can learn a great deal about the Buganda tradition here among many other places.
Your Uganda safaris adventure will not be complete without you tasting some of the best cuisines on the African continent. Be it in the bush while on your wildlife safari or back in the city relaxing, you are bound to land on a very scrumptious Ugandan meal. Many parts of the country offer for different cuisines but one thing you will find anywhere is the Ugandan rolex. This cuisine will have you testing an omelet rolled between a chapatti(s).
The rolex is definitely the signature Ugandan cuisine and we bet you will love it. Enjoy a variety of other cuisines like Chapatti, Matooke (mashed plantain), Muchomo (roasted meat), roasted maize, Kikalayi (roasted pork), ground nut sauce, luwombo (food wrapped in banana leaves) and Katogo among many other delicacies. Katogo means “mixture” of assorted foods. Served with salads, it is usually a common breakfast delicacy in many parts of the country.