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  • Writer's pictureAstrid Schon

Seeing Wildlife in Style: A Luxurious Safari Experience in Uganda

When it comes to an epic safari adventure, Uganda may not be the first destination that comes to mind for luxury travelers. However, this hidden gem in East Africa offers a unique blend of breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and exclusive safari experiences that are sure to captivate even the most discerning globetrotters. Why travel to Uganda? Let's find out what to do in Uganda when it comes to the world of luxury adventure safaris and how you can witness wildlife in style.  

1. Exquisite Accommodation: 

The accommodation is one of the stand-outs of a luxurious safari experience in Uganda. From luxurious lodges to boutique camps, Uganda offers a plethora of high-end options to choose from. For instance, Buhoma Lodge, situated on the fringes of the magnificent Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, allows guests to immerse themselves in the rustic lap of luxury while being surrounded by the region's natural wonders. Each cottage is elegantly designed, with wonderfully comfortable beds, stunning views, and private verandas to unwind after an exhilarating day of wildlife spotting.

Hot Tip: The Buhoma Lodge is conveniently located for easy access to the most spectacular Mountain Gorilla Trekking routes.


Check out Bohoma Lodge here

2. Tailored Itineraries: 

We offer luxury tailored itineraries that cater to the individual preferences and desires of the guests. Whether you are looking to explore the savannahs of Queen Elizabeth National Park or venture into the enchanting jungles of Bwindi Forest to witness the mountain gorillas, a bespoke itinerary ensures that every moment of your safari is curated to perfection. You can spend your days on game drives, embark on walking safaris, or embrace the thrill of a hot air balloon safari, capturing stunning aerial views of the wildlife below. 

Hot Tip: For the adrenaline junkies, try out White Water Rafting on the infamous Nile River?

or if you prefer the lap of luxury relaxation, check out Lemala Wildwaters Lodge!

3. Experienced Guides: 

A knowledgeable and experienced guide can truly enhance your safari experience by providing insightful information about the wildlife, ecosystems, and their conservation efforts in Uganda. We prioritize the services of highly skilled guides who possess a deep understanding of the region and its wildlife. These expert guides not only ensure your safety but also offer fascinating anecdotes and stories that bring the safari experience to life. 

4. Exclusive Wildlife Encounters: 

Uganda is renowned for its incredible wildlife, including the most phenomenal sightings of tree climbing lions. It is very rare for lions to climb trees, the ones found in the Queen Elizabeth Park are an experience not to be missed. In Murchison Falls National Park, travelers can witness the awe-inspiring sight of the Nile River thundering through a narrow gorge, creating a cascade of waterfalls surrounded by vast wildlife. Exploring the park on game drives or boat safaris allows for up-close encounters with these majestic creatures, providing an unforgettable experience for adventure travelers.


5. Gorilla Trekking: 

No luxury safari experience in Uganda is complete without embarking on an exhilarating gorilla trekking adventure in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Tracking these gentle giants, deemed one of the most profound wildlife experiences on the planet, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We ensure exclusive permits and limited group sizes for a more intimate encounter with these incredible creatures in their natural habitat. 

6. Culinary Delights: 

Indulging in tantalizing cuisine is integral to a true, authentic safari experience in Uganda. From candlelit dinners under the starry African skies to delectable gourmet meals infused with local flavors, luxury camps and lodges curate exceptional dining experiences. You can savor fresh, locally sourced ingredients that cater to various dietary preferences, ensuring that each meal is a culinary delight. 


Uganda offers a unique and once-in-a-lifetime safari experience. So, for those seeking a truly immersive and luxurious adventure, Uganda should be at the top of your safari bucket list.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Africa's wild wonders. 


Check out what its really like to Mountain Gorilla Trek by Kimberly Lajoi, a 20 minute video documenting her first Mountain Gorilla experience.


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