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Uganda holidays

Uganda holidays

Safe, small and with a perpetually springlike climate, Uganda is a real treat when it comes to African travel. But it packs a lot in for its size. Ten national parks protect over half of the world’s mountain gorillas, plus chimpanzees, over 1,000 species of birds, and a classic safari checklist of leopards, lions, elephants and hippos. Culturally, it’s just as diverse, with over 40 languages – but the word you’ll most commonly hear wherever you are in the “Pearl of Africa” is “welcome!”

Uganda safari, gorillas, chimps and game
Track the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda, from £2695 (8 days) ex flights
Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara
Superb safari and trip to see gorillas, from £3099 - £3549 (18 days) inc UK flights
Uganda wildlife and activity holiday
Experience the Pearl of Africatrue African adventure, from £1890 - £3000 (15 days) ex flights
Uganda adventure & volunteering holiday
Both adventure travel and ethical volunteering in Uganda, from £995 - £2270 (8 weeks) ex flights

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Primate tour in Rwanda and Uganda
Track down mountain gorillas and chimps in Uganda & Rwanda, from £3595 (11 days) ex flights
Uganda gorilla tracking and wildlife safari holiday
A wonderful gorilla and wild life experience in Uganda, from £1500 (10 days) ex flights
Uganda gorilla express tour
A six day gorilla safari in Uganda, from £1445 (6 days) ex flights
Kenya & Uganda holiday, Maasai Mara & mountain gorillas
Overland camping to Massai Mara and the mountain Gorillas, from £1499 (14 days) ex flights
Uganda holiday, gorillas, chimps & game
An 8 day tailor made safari in Uganda, from £3000 (8 days) ex flights
Uganda tailor made holiday
A tailor made Gorilla safari in Uganda, from £3695 (10 days) ex flights
Uganda primate safari
Come face to face with the mighty Mountain Gorilla in Uganda, from £3850 (12 days) ex flights
Uganda tailor made safari
Your dream African wildlife adventure, from £1000 (12 days) ex flights
Uganda Gorilla & Game safari holiday
Experience the best of Uganda's highlights -small group trip, from £4370 (10 days) inc UK flights
Uganda Wildlife holiday
This you cannot miss while in Uganda -The wild and beautiful, from £1380 - £2560 (8 days) ex flights
Uganda gorilla & wildlife tour, 4 days
A whirlwind tour of the top wildlife spots in Uganda, from £799 - £999 (4 days) ex flights
Uganda Marathon running holiday
Uganda Marathon 2016, get fit and change lives, from £790 (7 days) ex flights
Cairo to Cape Town overland tour
Safaris, beaches, pyramids and rafting, from £2750 (17 weeks) ex flights
Healthcare volunteering in Uganda
Volunteer in rural Uganda to prevent health challenges, from £995 (16 weeks) ex flights
Kibale National Park campsite & guest house, Uganda
Stay with us, and feel like home, from US $10 - US $50 per accommodation per night
Uganda gorilla safari holiday
An 8 day trip tracking Gorillas in the forests of Uganda, from £2245 (8 days) ex flights
Uganda wildlife family holiday
The best of Uganda, from £1480 - £2480 (11 days) inc UK flights
Conservation & community volunteering in Uganda
Customised volunteer project impacting Uganda national park, from £995 (16 weeks) ex flights
Community water project & safari in Uganda
Experience a unique water safari with a local water project, from £1299 (7 days) ex flights
Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda overland truck tour
Overland adventure in Nairobi, from £1130 - £1200 (21 days) ex flights
Kenya to Malawi overland tour
Nairobi to Lilongwe, an African adventure, from £625 (22 days) ex flights
Uganda gorillas and wildlife holiday
An incredible adventure into the heart of Africa, from £3349 - £3699 (12 days) inc UK flights
Gorilla and game safari in Uganda
The great Silverback Gorilla & wildlife all in one package, from £1520 - £2230 (9 days) ex flights
Overland tour of Kenya to Rwanda, gorillas and gameparks
Join game drives in Kenya & a gorilla trek in Uganda, from £495 (19 days) ex flights
Gorilla safari and game parks, Uganda
A wildlife experience like no other, from £1680 - £2290 (16 days) ex flights
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78 reviews for Uganda holidays4.5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Uganda holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Gorilla Safari & the Masai Mara
Every day was fabulous always something different... travelling with like minded people was also a good thing. (more)Valerie Koppi
Gorillas!!!!!. Interacting with them was the most exceptional experience elf my life and the biggest adrenaline rush I have ever had. Its is without comparison. The Masai Mara was amazing, will decamping was a buzz and White water rafting on the Nile was an amazing experience but being close to the African people(especially the happy kids) and not isolated in 5 star resorts made the trip a once in a lifetime experience. (more)Mark Asquith
It was excellent. I would go again tomorrow... it was such a fabulous trip from the start in Kigali to the end in Nairobi. Seeing the gorillas was obviously so special and memorable and the rafting in jinja was an unexpected highlight. Also the people in my group and our fabulous exodus team who were to efficient, friendly, patient and organised. (more)Sally Knowles-Jackson
From £3099 - £3549 including UK flights
Rwanda and Uganda wildlife holiday
An excellent holiday. We loved the itinerary and Eric our guide was helpful, knowledgeable and very patient. Everything was arranged beautifully by the holiday provider in advance and we had a fantastic holiday. (more)Emma Easton
From email communication to booking to arriving to meeting our driver/guide to exploring wonderful Rwanda to meeting the mountain gorillas and many more animals to staying in comfortable places to returning to the airport, it was all just perfect and smooth. (more)Julian King
Tops!!!! No problems, no hitches, well organized, great guide! It was one of those vacations where almost every single moment is memorable. Certainly meeting the mountain gorillas is a very big deal, but I was also just driving through villages and watching warthogs dig in the grass. (more)Lori Blumenthal
From £2400 - £3500 including UK flights
Uganda safari, gorillas, chimps and game
Memorable parts? Spending time with Mountain Gorillas Tips? Combine seeing Mountain Gorillas with Safari in Uganda. Why waste time flying around? Local benefits? Yes. We were able to visit community projects and provide support direct as well as via local organisations. Overall rating? The very best wildlife experience! Not exactly reborn!! (more)Liz Green
From £2695 excluding flights
Overland tour of Kenya to Rwanda, gorillas and gameparks
Memorable parts? Seeing the gorillas. Visiting the Pygmy village. Tips? Bring long trousers and T-shirts to cover up in Uganda. Pack lightly as there is laundry at the campsite. Local benefits? Yes, particularly when visiting the Pygmy village and the Kenyan school. My trip was the first 19 days of a longer 75 day tour. Whilst I did not go on this activity I know that later in the longer tour they go on a lion walk. I would urge you to research the company that runs this... (more)Genevieve Isherwood
From £495 excluding flights
Holidays to Uganda
Memorable parts? Getting close to gorillas in their forest home will be unforgettable. The Nile boat trips are excellent also. Tips? Just go. Don't expect to see lots of big cats (although we did see some lions and leopards) - but seeing the gorillas is very special and the rest of the wildlife is great also. Local benefits? Benefits local people only in so far that hotels and guiding provide jobs. Benefits the environment because visitors create a reason for the national... (more)Gerard O'Hanlon
From £2350 excluding flights
Cairo to Cape Town overland tour
Very good for the adventurous and independent type! (more)Ferry Lubis
Seeing Victoria Falls and all the wildlife in Africa was the most memorable part of the holiday...Fantastic. (more)Andrew Service
From £2750 excluding flights
Uganda wildlife and activity holiday
This was the perfect trip: great places, great people, good value for money. We couldn't have wished for anything more. (more)Sabine Mosch
This was a once in a life time experience which has created many lasting memories. (more)Jennifer Thomson
From £1890 - £3000 excluding flights
Healthcare volunteering in Uganda
Memorable parts? When I was marking out straight lines of the village's football pitch, the local community joined in to help. it showed me that little things can make a difference and put smile's on people's faces. Tips? Just go and throw yourself fully into the whole experience, the projects you help with and the people you share the house with. Also just relax, things are at a much slower pace so timings can be a issue, but its not really a big deal when you can go look outside... (more)James Bloomfield
From £995 excluding flights
Small group adventure holiday in Uganda
The entire holiday was memorable. There are countless experiences that I will always remember. Having the opportunity to track and then spend an hour with the mountain gorillas was perhaps the most memorable. (more)Robert Roberto
Spotting the Gorillas in The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest was the most memorable part...I travelled alone and as a 50 something year old female felt totally at ease throughout the trip. (more)Kathy Hammond
From £990 - £1660 excluding flights
Community volunteering in rural Uganda
The best part of my holiday was meeting the local people. I was inspired by the vision that many of the local people had, and their commitment to helping the community climb out of poverty. It was amazing to see first hand how a micro credit project can empower people to develop a profitable business. (more)Peter Harrison
Amazing holiday. It felt like such a privilege to be able to get to know the local community in this way. The people of Uganda are so warm and welcoming - and this family and community are a great example of this. (more)Liz Charsley
From £200 - £500 excluding flights
Conservation & community volunteering in Uganda
The most memorable part of the holiday was being in a community without feeling like an outsider. Everyone was willing to help and also be open about their lives. I loved everything about the experience. (more)Christina Hanazawa
The most memorable parts were the women I met and worked with as a volunteer in Uganda. The women were strong, resilient, courageous, determined and inspirational. They were also welcoming of a white woman from Australia - making me feel one of them as we walked or sat in a circle to meet and explore opportunities. (more)Cheryl Phillips
Our two weeks voluntary work in Uganda flew by with so many highlights, it is impossible to name even a few. The people, their positive attitudes and their willingness to learn, the scenery and of course the gorillas. (more)Jennifer Soddy
From £995 excluding flights
Gorilla safari in Uganda
The whole holiday was memorable for all the best reasons but probably the most outstanding were the 2 days spent with the Mountain Gorillas. A memory that will live with me 'til the end of my days! (more)Judith Towell
Unforgettable experience in country very different from my own. I met some very gentle and helpful people who added much to my enjoyment. All travel arrangements went smoothly and as expected. Given the chance, I would love to return to Rwanda. (more)Patrick Taylor
The whole of our week in Rwanda was extraordinary and memorable... and we lost our hearts to this small and extremely beautiful country. We had two days gorilla tracking which were wonderful - not least because of the great organisation and knowledge of the local guides and trackers. (more)Caroline Gant
From £3795 excluding flights
Uganda tailor made safari
Memorable parts? The safaris - getting so close to the animals without seeing bars was truly amazing Tips? Be prepared for a lot of travelling on bumpy roads - but it is worth it Local benefits? Tourism in Uganda has to benefit the local economy and assist the country in improving its appearance to the outside world Overall rating? Excellent and the tour company looked after us really well. Took us on a tour around Kampala on the last day which was also excellently... (more)Andy Tribble
From £1000 excluding flights
Gorilla safari and game parks, Uganda
A great holiday for viewing wildlife. The campsites had much better facilities than I was expecting and the food and guides were excellent. (more)Michele Bowers
It was all fantastic. Of course one of the highlights was coming face to face with the beautiful mountain gorilla. (more)Vicky Brownlie
From £1680 - £2290 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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