Uganda safari company 

Uganda safari company: Uganda is also known as the Pearl of Africa in that it has a lot to offer to travelers who come on a safari. Its blessed with hospitable people, beautiful lakes, rivers, sanctuaries, wildlife species such as elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, hippos, rhinos, tree climbing lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, baboons, monkeys which can be found in different national parks like Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kidepo valley national park, Kibale forest national park, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Semuliki national park, Rwenzori national park, Mount Elgon national park and Lake Mburo national park. On your safari in Uganda you can visit different destinations with unique and exciting activities like gorilla trekking which is the most popular activity in the country, chimpanzee trekking, game drives, nature walks, bird watching, lion tracking, boat cruise among others.

Uganda has a wide range of tour companies which can organize luxury, midrange and budget safaris to different destinations depending on your safari budget and the destination which you will visit. Visitors who want to come on a Uganda safari are advised to choose a safari company which has knowledge and experience of organizing a safari to various destinations which includes a professional English speaking driver guide who  is well acquainted with the routes to the destinations, safe driver and also has experience to share information where necessary.

 There are some con men in Uganda who pretend to offer a cheap Uganda safari with discount safari activities like chimpanzee trekking, gorilla trekking among others therefore when searching for a Uganda safari company to use for your safari in Uganda you need to be extra careful so as not to be cheated.

What to consider when choosing a Uganda safari company


While choosing a Uganda safari company, make sure that the company is registered with tourism associations like the Association of Uganda Tour Operators(AUTO) which is a tourism organization governing all the tour operators in Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority, Uganda Tourism Board and many others. You can find out that the company is registered from the website.

Reputation of a tour operator

Reputable safari companies have a lot of content on their website such as company profile, contact, physical address, articles about the destinations in Uganda, what the company offers, services offered among others therefore when choosing a Uganda safari company you should take your time and read information on the website and blogs so as to choose the best company. Most Uganda safari companies have Facebook pages therefore you should check if they post up to date information about the safari destinations before choosing it.

Timely and constant communication

Communication is a key tool when looking for a company for your Uganda safari  because you will have many questions about the destinations to visit activities to engage in, where to stay among others therefore a trusted tour company should be in position to answer all your questions with detailed information therefore a good tour company should pay attention to your questions and keep in touch at all times until the end of your safari through emails, social media, phone calls which creates trust, comfort and confidence.

Safari prices of tour operators

Different safari companies charge different prices therefore when choosing a Uganda safari company make sure that you compare the prices from different companies with the services offered like activities to engage in, safari car used, type of accommodation among others so as to choose a company with the best prices that suit your budget.

Mode of payment

Uganda safari companies have different form of payments such as transferring the money to the company account, sending money through PayPal, Pesa Pal, paying at the offices of the company, using visa or MasterCard among others therefore you can decide on the mode of payment that is convenient for you. You should however be careful not to send money on a private account, through western union, money gram or even share you cred card details to a tour operator.

Company reviews

When choosing a Uganda safari company, you should check out the company reviews on Trip adviser where you will read about the experiences of the past travelers who used the company on a safari and when the reviews are positive you can go ahead and choose the company for your safari in Uganda but when the reviews are negative then its advisable not to use that tour operator but rather choose another one.

When going on a safari in Uganda you should know what you want to see on your safari for example if you want to visit the gorillas then you should search for a tour operator that offers the best gorilla trekking safaris and if you want to see chimpanzees then you need to know where chimpanzees are found in Uganda and a company that offers the best chimpanzee trekking safari which will help you to get what you want and enjoy your safari in Uganda.

You should also know the destination you want to visit when choosing the best safari company. This will help you to choose the activities to participate in while at the destination and also compare safari packages from different destinations for the one that suites your interests.

There are some Uganda safari companies that will help you plan and organize your safari in Uganda including

  • Achieve Global Safaris
  • Explore Rwanda Tours
  • Focus East Africa Tours Ltd

Achieve global safaris is one of the best tour operator based in Kampala and a member of associations like USAGA, Tourism Uganda, Africa Tour Operators, AUTO among others and offers safari packages like gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, sport fishing, hot air balloon, bird watching, wildlife viewing, boat cruise, cultural encounters among others which give you fascinating and unforgettable experiences on your safari in Uganda. Apart from Uganda Achieve Global Safaris also organizes safaris to countries like Rwanda, Congo, Kenya and Tanzania

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