Albert Safaris brings you to a true Uganda Safari. Being a world birding

Birds

Shoebill StorkWith over 1000 bird species, Uganda has established itself as leading inhabitant of the largest number of rare birds in the world. In many natioal parks, game reserves and wetlands in Uganda, you will find many birds including rarities that cannot be aesily found elsewhere in the world. The Shoebill Stork is a favourite to Birders who visit Uganda. The country also attracts many migrant birds from the North and south and is the richest country for birds in Africa. Bird watching is concentrated on an areas such as Mabamba Swamp, Lake Mburo National Park, Bwindi, the Albert Rift, Bigodi Wetland in Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth NP, Murchison Falls NP etc.

Mountain Gorillas

Bwindi Mountain GorillaThe Mountain Gorilla is one of the two subspecies of the Eastern Gorilla. Mountain gorillas are Uganda's major attractions attracting thousands of tourists to Uganda every year. Only in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, Uganda is the best country to see the rare mountain gorillas and hosts more than half of the mountain gorillas in its Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park. In both parks, there are several gorilla groups that have been habituated for gorilla tracking. We organize many gorilla trekking safaris to Uganda and Rwanda.

Chimpanzees

ChimpanzeesUganda hosts the highest density of chimpanzees in Africa. Chimpanzee tracking is the major tourism activity that is carried out in the park. Tracking these habituated and delightful apes is a memorable experience. Closely related to humans than to any other living creature, chimpanzees gives tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees within the park. For those interested in chimpanzee tracking, you can go on a on e day, 2 day chimpanzee watching tour or longer Chimpanzee Safari in Kibale, Murchison Falls NP, Kyambura Gorge etc.

Source of the Nile

The River Nile is about 6,670 km (4,160 miles) in length is the longest river in Africa and the second longest in the world. Its source is foundd in Jinja, Uganda. This river, arguably most mystical river in the world, has become a focal point in development of adventure tourism that include boating, white water rafting, kayaking. It has many interesting and scenic water falls, rapids that are worthy seeing on a Uganda holiday.

Mountain Rwenzori

Rwenzori MountainsThe Legendary Rwenzori Mountain is another interesting attraction to see if you are in Uganda. Also called the mountain of the moons, Rwenzori is located on the border between Uganda and the DRC, with heights of up to 5,109 m. The Rwenzori range has 6 major peaks, Mt Stanley (5,109m), Mt Speke (4,890m) Mt Baker (4,843m), Mt Emin (4,798m), Mt Gessi (4,715m) and Mt Luigi di Savoia (4,627m). The highest peak in the Mt Stanley complex is called Margherita peak (5,109) and it is this peak which makes the Rwenzori Mountains the 3rd highest in Africa.

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National ParkMurchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest national park, one of the most scenic and interesting national parks. Located in the North of Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park is simply fantastic. The park adopts its name from the dramatic Murchison Falls which are found within the park. The spectacular Murchison falls are formed at a point where the world's longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. The African savannah, the Nile River, the majestic Murchison Falls, a Nile River Cruise to the falls with wildlife in abundance on the shores. While on a tour to Murchison Falls National Park, you can also visit the Ziwa Rhino Reserve, go Chimpanzee tracking inb Budongo Forest, cruise along the Nile River, go bird watching or fishing etc.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Lion in Queen Elizabeth NPQueen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular national park in Uganda with abundant game which attracts thousands of tourists interested in viewing big game. Located in the south western part of Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park covers an area of 1,978 sq km. It hosts over 100 mammalian species and a remarkable 606 bird species. Most notable of the wildlife in the park include chimpanzees, tree climbing lions, big herds of elephants, a profusion of hippos, the elusive giant forest hog and handsome Uganda kob which are all regularly sighted around the tourist village on the Mweya Peninsula. The Kazinga channel is another notable adventure place in the park, where you cruise along the shore seeing bird and wildlifes, volcano crater lakes, all in the shadows of the Rwenzori Mountains.

Culture

Kasubi TombsUganda is a country rich in cultural heritage since people from various origin inhabit the place from time immemorial. Many of the regions like Buganda, Bunyoro and Toro had kingdoms that were highly centralized. The Ugandan people are quite hospitable and welcoming. Uganda is a cultural melting pot in Africa hosting over 52 different tribes with diverse cultural practices. Albert Safaris offers you an opportunity to experience the culture, traditions, people of Uganda on our Cultural Tours.These tours take you to different cultural sites, and villages to learn about the ways and traditions of the people of Uganda .


 

  • Though on this website, our tours start from Kampala Uganda, we can always pick you up from any point of stay such as Kasese, Fortportal, Entebbe etc
  • All our tours are guided by experienced safari guides that are not only locals but also knowledgeable about the places you visit, flora and fauna, nature and cultural history etc
  • Our safaris are available all year round and can be booked any time. You can also request for a tailormade if none of our trips meet your needs or request for modifications in any itinerary on our website!
  • Gorilla Safaris availability is subject to availability of gorilla permits.