mountain Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking, mist-wreathed mountains, rich game viewing
With its amazing topographical contrasts – from open savannah plains to dense rainforest and tall, mist-wreathed mountains – Uganda provides the setting for an incredible African journey. Its most famous residents – the mountain gorillas of Bwindi and Mgahinga – are just one of Uganda’s extraordinary range of primates, birds and mammals.
There are some hidden gems here too (although you’ll need an expert to show you where they are): imagine for instance, an area that looks just like the Masai Mara, with even richer game – and then imagine having it all, entirely to yourself.
This is a place to come with expert guidance, an adventurous spirit and a sense of humor: there are few good lodges, bone-shaking roads and efficient service is an oxymoron – although the Ugandan people’s tremendous joie de vivre makes it easy to forgive with the right attitude. With the Idi Amin years now a distant memory, Uganda is making real efforts with conservation and poaching – once rampant – appears to have been considerably reduced.
All itineraries are individually designed, but as an indication, we can arrange ten days in Uganda (excluding international flights) from $6800 per person.