Uganda Safaris and Tours

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Uganda, also known as the Pearl of Africa, is one of the best safari countries in East Africa. Our comprehensive Uganda safaris allow you to see the Big Five animals and mountain gorillas, as well as meet people from different cultures and the sights and sounds of the surrounding region.

Uganda Tours is always diverse with abundant wildlife, limited crowds in wildlife parks, multiple communities with over 30 different tribes to meet, not to mention these people are the most hospitable people on earth.

Uganda Safaris, Adventure Travel and Vacations including Gorilla Trekking Safaris, Chimpanzee Hunting Tours, African Wildlife Vacations, Cultural Safaris and Adventure Vacations. Uganda has many vacations and adventures to offer, but it’s always nice to know a little about a place or country before you travel.

Aamam Tours organizes safari holidays in Uganda, lasting from 1 to 30 days, taking you on a journey to all corners of the country.

They range from the northern sector of the Karamojong people near Kidepo National Park to the southwest sector of the Batwa people who lived in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Uganda, also known as home to half of the remaining gorillas, is home to the source of the mighty Nile River and is home to the most hospitable and English-speaking peoples in the world and Africa respectively.

Why visiting Uganda is a must.

Most tourists come to Uganda mainly for the gorilla safaris, but the country has so much more to offer that every time you decide to go on safari in Uganda you will visit a different place.Therefore, in this section, we give you the reasons why you should visit Uganda.

The country has more than 10 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Uganda is also home to over 10 different primate species which are mainly found in Kibale National Park. If you are a bird lover, a tour or vacation in Uganda will give you the opportunity to see over 1,000 different species of birds. This makes Uganda the best birding destination in Africa, with over 200 different bird species sighted in just one day.Uganda is also home to the second largest body of freshwater in the world, Lake Victoria, and home to the longest river in the world, the Nile. Adventure activities such as rafting, boating and bungee jumping are available along the mighty Nile.

Uganda is also home to many wetlands such as the Kafred Bigodi Wetlands which are home to many primates and birds including the shoebill species. Finally, Uganda is home to over 30 different tribes and cultures, some of which are still indigenous, making a cultural safari in Uganda worthwhile.

Our gorilla and wildlife safaris in Uganda are organized in 4×4 safaris, vans and mountain buses depending on the number of people.

vacations and tours are conducted by experienced English speaking tour guides who are familiar with Uganda as a country. They are knowledgeable about the history of the country, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, tribes and communities, and various hiking trails.

That’s why these expert English speaking tour guides will ensure your trip is informative, providing you with insight into the wildlife, politics, history and current status of Uganda as a country.

Below are some of the frequently asked questions about traveling and vacationing in Uganda;

Best time to visit Uganda and see gorillas.

Gorilla Safari Holidays in Uganda are possible at any time of the year.However, most travelers prefer to travel during the European summer from June to September when Uganda is drier. Although the temperature in Uganda at the moment is not as hot and dry as in Europe or America. .

Temperatures range from 24 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius. In the rainy months of March to May and October to November, it does rain heavily, but it doesn’t rain all day. It usually rains for a few hours and then stops, then the sun shines.

Note: The gorilla trekking tour is also possible in the rainy season. The rain doesn’t interfere with activities, so we always recommend wearing a raincoat. Also, given global climate change, don’t be surprised if it rains even in what are considered the driest months in Uganda.

What types of accommodation are there in Uganda?

Uganda is a diverse country that appeals to all types of people, from budget travelers to high-end travelers.We have all types of accommodation from boutique hotels to 5 star cottages. In all our Uganda trips we bring you the best of all types of accommodation i.e. Budget, Moderate and Deluxe. For your comfort, it’s always advisable to stay in at least modest rooms, but to be sure you’re staying in a specific hotel or property, it’s best to book your Uganda safari several months in advance.

Packing List for Travel to Uganda.

Before heading out on a gorilla or wildlife safari, trek, or even an adventure trip to Uganda, pack a few things that are appropriate to your vacation destination.

Some basic things to take with you on a safari, however, are a waterproof backpack for water and personal items, a rain jacket, hiking shoes, t-shirts and shorts, women’s long pants for hiking, a hat and goggles, sunglasses, cardigans and other personal items.

How far in advance should you book your My Uganda Tours holiday?

Safaris that do not require a gorilla permit Treks can be booked a few days before the departure date. However, if you are going on a gorilla safari, we recommend booking your visit several months in advance to obtain gorilla permits. June to September are the main months. So if you are interested in traveling during these months, we recommend booking your trip 6 months in advance.

How to get Uganda tourist visa.

Visa is required before entering Uganda for travel, vacation, travel or business purposes. Visas for Uganda can be applied for at the consulates in your area or at any Ugandan embassy in your country. If you do not have a consulate near you, you can apply for a Uganda visa online before arriving in Uganda. In order to obtain the visa, you need a yellow fever certificate, which must be scanned and uploaded in the online application. Once this is done, you will receive an approval letter that you must present at the port of entry before your visa is issued.

A Uganda tourist visa costs USD 50 per person and allows you to stay for up to 3 months – single entry. Uganda has recently started receiving visa payments online, so you don’t have to queue on arrival to pay for a previously applied visa online.

Are there any health requirements for traveling to Uganda?

It is worth consulting a doctor before traveling to Uganda.In these cases, taking antimalarial medication is recommended and vaccination against yellow fever is also recommended as entry into Uganda is now mandatory.

Travel Insurance is compulsory and can be arranged in your country or Aamam Tours can assist you if you require our assistance.

Tipping in Uganda

Tipping is not compulsory in Uganda as it is considered a sign of gratitude. However, in most cases we value the services of a tour guide and treat tipping as little as possible. Here are some tips on how to tip when touring Uganda.

Guide/Excursion $10 per day per couple/person

Park Ranger $20 per day per couple/person

Gorilla Tracking Park Ranger $50 per couple.

 Hotel Waitress $10,

Charter Flight Pilot $50,

Please note that the tips above are only the minimum tips that can be given to a person, but based on your gratitude you may give more than the tip stated.

Is tap water safe to drink in Uganda?

Unfortunately the tap water in Uganda is not drinkable, so in this case we advise you to drink bottled water or boil your tap water to 100 degrees, then it is safe to drink.

Can I use credit cards in Uganda?

credit cards are not widely used in Uganda, but can be used in some banks and some hotels in the capital, Kampala. If you are traveling to the countryside for a safari or excursion. We recommend that you withdraw cash from banks in Kampala prior to your departure.

These are just some of the frequently asked questions, but if you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to email us.


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