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Uganda

UGANDA SAFARI HOLIDAYS

This compact country has all the best of Africa and much more. It has the highest concentration of primates in the world, with the mighty mountain gorillas at the top of the list and although comparatively expensive to visit, any trip to Uganda should definitely include a gorilla trek. Away from the mountains, Uganda has stunning freshwater lakes, verdant rolling hills, expansive grasslands and colonial cities all with some of the most welcoming and friendly inhabitants to be found anywhere in Africa. Bordering the vast Lake Victoria to the south, it is also the source of the Nile and has some of the best white water rafting in the world.

Packed with amazing experiences, Uganda is well set up for tourist and this combined with great wildlife, beautiful picture perfect landscapes, and smiling locals makes it the perfect destination for you next African adventure.

TOP Uganda TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

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Gorillas & Plains Overland 14 30th of Dec 2019
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Gorillas & Plains Overland 14 9th of Dec 2019
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Gorillas & Plains Overland 14 2nd of Dec 2019
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Gorillas & Plains Overland 14 18th of Nov 2019
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Gorillas & Plains Overland 14 21st of Oct 2019
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Overland Uganda TOURS

Gorillas & Plains

ACCOMMODATED. This two week adventure takes you through the magnificent Lakes and Wildlife parks of Kenya, across Uganda and the Equator, and up into the jungle trekking to visit the mountain gorillas.

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TAILOR-MADE Uganda TOURS

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS

Everything about the trip was thought through, fine-tuned , and marvelous. From Ant Horribin helping us arrange the trip, to rep Waled Ali, and our guide Big Mo, we could not have asked for a better team. Our sincere thanks to them.

I have dealt with Anthony Horrobin on a number of occasions and it is like talking to an old friend on the phone. Anthony is super-efficient and will always go the extra mile to create the perfect trip.

This is our first travel through Encounters Travel and so far the arrangement is working very well. Our travel is not until April 2017 so I am more than hopeful all will continue to run as smoothly as it has so far.

Encounters Travel did such a superb job in organizing this tour. I had never heard of them before going on the Maldives Magic tour, however now I will recommend them to friends/family and use them for my future planned trips.
Our tour is what made the trip that much more memorable. Rather than being plopped at a westernized resort, we were able to get a taste of how the locals live, eat and entertain themselves. We stayed in quaint guesthouses on the islands amongst the locals, ate authentic Maldivian cuisine (one day even with a Maldivian family who made us breakfast), and viewed a traditional dance/singing performance which was absolutely delightful. This was a trip of a lifetime that I will never forget.

Anthony has been a pleasure to work with and when he is not available, other members of the team respond in a timely manner. I have booked a total of 6 trips since December 2013 and plan to book more to fill my bucket list.

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Uganda Tours

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Known as the ‘pearl of Africa’, Uganda may be compact but it has a good infrastructure and is rich in culture and history with an impressive and diverse wildlife population.

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Uganda’s mountain gorillas

In Uganda

While touring Uganda's lush landscapes, Bridget March gets a heart-stopping close-up with the severely endangered mountain gorillas.

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