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Plan your safari to Uganda. The following information will help you plan a perfect safari through Uganda’s national parks.

Getting to Uganda

Uganda has become a very accessible destination which can be reached by air or land.

Passports and Visas

  • Healthy Advisories
  • When to Go on Safari in Uganda
  • What to Wear on Safari in Uganda
  • Car Hire and Driving in Uganda
  • Accommodation and Food

Plan Your Uganda Safari

Looking to plan a Uganda Safari to the National Parks? Are you looking for a guided safari or you are an independent traveler considering to taking a road trip to various parks? Get all the information that will help you plan an amazing safari adventure.

Guide to What to See in Uganda’s Parks

Mountain Gorillas – Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Mgahinga National Park

Lions – Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo National Park

Elephants – Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo National Park

Giraffes – Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo National Park & Lake Mburo National Park

Safari Planner

Best Times

  • What is the best time to go game viewing in Uganda
  • What is the best time to go gorilla trekking
  • What is the best time to hike the mountains in Uganda

Packing

  • Uganda Safari Packing List
  • Clothing for a safari in Uganda
  • Right Gear for a safari

What to pack for a safari in Uganda

How you pack matters a lot when it comes to African safari in Uganda. If it is gorilla trekking that you plan to take part then the key items to consider a must in your packing list include good hiking boots/shoes that are water proof and light weight, long sleeved shirt or t-shirts, insect repellent, first aid kit, sunscreen, hat, gardening gloves, camera with no flashlight and others.

When is the Best Time to visit Uganda

Uganda is best known for its ideal weather and climatic conditions all year round. Its climatic conditions are largely influenced by vast forest cover and water bodies. Prior embarking on actual trip, you need to put into consideration the 2 seasons-the wet and dry seasons. The dry season is always experienced from June to September and from December to February and this is considered as more favorable to most visitors on Uganda safari. However, the wet season equally features as the best depending on what you wish to take and for birders, it is the best time for you to sight at most migratory bird species. Uganda’s temperatures vary with 26 degrees Celsius during day and 16 degrees Celsius at night.

Safari Gear
Being comfortable on Uganda Safaris to National Parks, Monuments, etc. can often depend on the proper gear and clothing. Search our store for fleece, hiking boots, shirts, pants, backpacks, water bottles and more.