Uganda safari tours by Masai Mara Holidays offer a wide range of experiences that cater to different budgets, tastes and expectations, from mountain gorilla trekking, wildlife safaris, chimpanzee trekking, birding safaris, group safaris, luxury safaris and budget safaris, to hiking safaris and community tours.


Uganda is a treasure trove of diverse natural and cultural attractions. With over half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas and a plethora of other primates, Uganda is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Boasting over 1000 bird species and 330 mammal species, including the iconic Big Five, the country’s wildlife heritage is truly remarkable.

But Uganda’s allure extends beyond its wildlife, the country’s landscapes are a sight to behold, ranging from snow-capped mountains and lush rainforests to sprawling savannah plains and picturesque crater lakes. The country’s friendly and welcoming people, belonging to over 50 ethnic groups and speaking more than 40 languages, add to its cultural richness.

Embarking on a Uganda safari promises unforgettable experiences, encounter endangered and charismatic animals like the mountain gorillas and tree-climbing lions. Engage in thrilling activities such as game drives, boat safaris, hiking, birding, and cultural tours. Explore breathtaking destinations like the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Lake Bunyonyi, Kibale Forest National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.


Uganda Safaris offer a range of exciting activities to make your trip unforgettable. Some of our top 7  things you can do on your safari tour in Uganda include:

  1. Gorilla Trekking: Experience the rare opportunity to observe mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. In Uganda, you can find nearly half of the world’s remaining population of these gentle giants.
  2. Game Viewing: Explore national parks and reserves to witness a diverse range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, and more. Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, and Kidepo Valley are excellent locations for game viewing.
  3. Boat Safaris: Discover the beauty of Uganda’s waterways through boat safaris on rivers like the Nile and lakes such as Victoria and Albert. Get up close to hippos, crocodiles, elephants, and other wildlife while enjoying scenic views.
  4. Chimpanzee Trekking: Walk through tropical forests to observe chimpanzees in their natural habitat. Learn about their behavior and conservation status in places like Kibale Forest, Budongo Forest, Kalinzu Forest, and Kyambura Gorge.
  5. Adventure safaris: For thrill-seekers, Uganda offers activities like white-water rafting, bungee jumping, zip-lining, and mountain biking. You can also challenge yourself by climbing mountains like Rwenzori, Elgon, and Muhabura.
  6. Birding: With over 1000 bird species, Uganda is a paradise for bird lovers. See rare and endemic species in various habitats, such as forests, wetlands, savannahs, and mountains. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, and Semuliki are ideal birding spots.
  7. Cultural Tours: Explore in Uganda’s rich cultural heritage by visiting traditional villages, interacting with local communities, and witnessing authentic cultural performances. Take part in tours like the Batwa trail to learn about the ancient way of life of the Batwa people or explore the unique culture and lifestyle of the Karamojong people on a Karamojong tour


With over 12 years of experience, at Masai Mara Holidays (Ltd), we offer tailor-made, eco-friendly, and affordable safaris tours in Uganda and East Africa. Our well-trained guides prioritize your safety and comfort, while our fleet of reliable vehicles can handle any terrain. We provide personalized service and attention to detail, and our partnerships with reputable lodges ensure comfortable accommodations. Additionally, we are committed to responsible tourism practices that benefit the environment and local communities.


Discover our top 7 safari attractions to consider visiting for your up coming safari holiday in Uganda. These attractions offer some the best safari experiences you can only find on an African safari to Uganda.

  1. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: Experience the biodiversity of Africa with over 400 mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, monkeys, baboons, 350 bird species, and 200 butterfly species. Perfect for gorilla trekking and birding.
  2. Murchison Falls National Park: Witness the awe-inspiring Murchison Falls as the Nile River rushes through a narrow gorge. Explore the diverse wildlife population including lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, and antelopes. Enjoy game viewing and boat safaris.
  3. Queen Elizabeth National Park: Visit Uganda’s most popular park, known for its tree-climbing lions and abundant wildlife such as elephants, buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and birds. Don’t miss the Kazinga Channel for breathtaking boat cruises
  4. Kibale Forest National Park: Visit Uganda’s primate capital for chimpanzee’s trekking and encounter other primates such as colobus monkeys, blue monkeys, and L’Hoest’s monkeys. Discover over 300 bird species and 70 mammal species, including elephants and buffaloes.
  5. Kidepo Valley National Park: Explore the remote and untouched wilderness with its rugged landscape, rare wildlife, and diverse bird species. Encounter cheetahs, lions, leopards, wild dogs, ostriches, and roan antelopes. Engage in game drives, nature walks, and cultural visits to the local Karamojong people.
  6. Lake Mburo National Park: Ideal for a day trip or weekend getaway, this park offers encounters with zebras, giraffes, impalas, elands, warthogs, hyenas, leopards, and over 300 bird species. Enjoy boat rides, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, quad biking, and nature walks.
  7. Lake Bunyonyi: Experience the beauty of this stunning lake surrounded by terraced hills and 29 islands. Birdwatchers will be delighted with over 200 bird species. Relax, swim, kayak, or embark on cultural tours while enjoying breathtaking views.


Our 11 best Uganda safari holidays carefully picked based on actual feedback from our previous guests and a combination of the top safari experiences in Uganda. Check out our safari packages and feel free to request a quote today

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