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Uganda

The pearl of Africa

Unforgettable Adventures Await

Embark on an Extraordinary Uganda Safari

Opting to take on a Uganda safari? Get ready to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty and diverse wildlife of this extraordinary African destination. From the mist-covered mountains of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to the vast savannas of Queen Elizabeth National Park, every moment of your journey promises extraordinary encounters and unforgettable memories. In Uganda, you'll have the incredible opportunity to come face to face with majestic mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Trek through dense forests, guided by expert trackers, as you track these fascinating primates. Experience the thrill of observing them in their family groups, as they go about their daily routines. But it doesn't stop there. Uganda is also home to an impressive array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, hippos, and giraffes. Explore the vast wilderness on game drives and boat safaris, and witness the incredible diversity of species that call this land their home. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or a first-time visitor to Africa, a Uganda safari will exceed your wildest expectations. Let the magic of this captivating country enchant you as you embark on an extraordinary journey through its untamed wonders.

Why choose Uganda for your safari adventure

Uganda is a top choice for safari enthusiasts due to its incredible biodiversity and unique experiences it offers. Unlike other African countries, Uganda's tourism industry is still relatively untapped, allowing visitors to experience the wilderness in a more authentic and less crowded way. Here are a few reasons why you should choose Uganda for your safari adventure:

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Gorilla Tracking

Uganda is one of the few places on earth where you can have a close encounter with endangered mountain gorillas. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to approximately half of the world's remaining mountain gorilla population. Trek through dense jungles, led by experienced guides, and witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

Diverse Wildlife

Uganda is one of the few places on earth where you can have a close encounter with endangered mountain gorillas. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to approximately half of the world's remaining mountain gorilla population. Trek through dense jungles, led by experienced guides, and witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

Stunning Landscapes

Uganda is one of the few places on earth where you can have a close encounter with endangered mountain gorillas. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to approximately half of the world's remaining mountain gorilla population. Trek through dense jungles, led by experienced guides, and witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

Cultural Encounters

Uganda is one of the few places on earth where you can have a close encounter with endangered mountain gorillas. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to approximately half of the world's remaining mountain gorilla population. Trek through dense jungles, led by experienced guides, and witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat.

Places to visit while in Uganda


Tips for a successful and memorable Uganda safari


Before embarking on your Uganda safari, proper planning is essential to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. Here are some factors to consider when planning your trip:

Travel Documents

Ensure that you have a valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining. Visas can be obtained upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport or at land borders.

Vaccination & Health

Check with your healthcare provider regarding necessary vaccinations for Uganda. It is recommended to have vaccinations for diseases such as yellow fever, typhoid, and hepatitis A. Malaria is prevalent in Uganda, so taking anti-malarial medication is essential

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is advisable for the unforeseen situations.

Book in Advance

A travel itinerary is a must requirement for your visa so it is important for one to book the trip in advance. It is also better to book in advance to avoid last minute disappointment of lack of availability.

Packing Essentials

For a Uganda safari, be ready to pack your safari gear, preferably neutral colours so as to blend into the nature. If it is for a trekking, be sure to carry long sleeved shirts and long trousers and a pair of great hiking shoes. Don't forget to pack your camera.

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Check with your healthcare provider regarding necessary vaccinations for Uganda. It is recommended to have vaccinations for diseases such as yellow fever, typhoid, and hepatitis A. Malaria is prevalent in Uganda, so taking anti-malarial medication is essential

Respect Wildlife & Nature

It's also important to respect the wildlife and follow the guidance of your guide or park rangers. Keep a safe distance from the animals, avoid making sudden movements or loud noises, and never feed or approach them. Remember that you are a guest in their natural habitat so it's important to minimize your impact on their behavior and environment.

Our Sustainable tourism practices

All safaris offered by Mantis Africa Safaris ensure to respect the environment as we use environment friendly safari gear and respect all the environmental guidelines.


Safety and health considerations for a Uganda safari


While Uganda is generally a safe destination for travelers, it is essential to take certain precautions to ensure a safe and healthy safari experience. Here are some safety and health considerations:

Observe Local Laws & Customs

Familiarize yourself with the local laws and customs of Uganda to avoid any misunderstandings or cultural offenses. Respect local traditions and dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites

Stay Informed

Before you travel, it is advisable to research more about the current affairs of the country so as to act accordingly incase of need be. Be sure to check out the weather. You can engage your safari agent for more information that you may need to know.l

Drink bottled Water

The water from taps in Africa is not safe for drinking or even brushing so it is advisable to only consume the bottled water provided by the operator or the lodge.

Use insect repellant

Mosquitoes are a common sighting in Uganda, so it is crucial to protect yourself from mosquito bites. Use insect repellent containing DEET, wear long sleeves and pants, and sleep under mosquito nets, especially in areas with high mosquito activity.

Medical Facilities

It is advisable to move with your drugs incase you have some that you may need. This is majorly because most of the places visited are in remote areas and the medical support may be limited.

What tours can i do for my Ugandan Adventure?

Start planning your extraordinary Uganda safari for an extraordinary adventure filled with unforgettable wildlife encounters and breathtaking landscapes. From gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo and Kidepo national park. Uganda offers a diverse range of experiences for every nature lover. Plan your trip well in advance, choose a reputable safari operator like Mantis Africa Safaris, and be prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime journey through this captivating country. Start planning your extraordinary Uganda safari today and prepare to be amazed by the wonders that await you.

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