Uganda Tours and Gorilla Trekking

Come face to face with the mountain Gorilla in Uganda

Uganda, often referred to as the 'Pearl of Africa', is a country of striking beauty and home to the deepest crater lake in all of Africa, Lake Bunyoni. Its national parks and wildlife reserves boast over 300 species of mammal and more than 1000 species of birds, though Uganda's major attraction is the approximate 600 remaining mountain gorilla. You will need a gorilla permit to do the trek to see the gorillas, which we organise for you. The permits are vital in helping finance patrols that are responsible for protecting the gorillas from poachers.

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Uganda presents a unique experience for overland camping safaris and gorilla trekking safaris to get up close and personal with our closest living relative.

Top Uganda Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom GBPDealMap
Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound - 25 days Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 03 Oct 2018 £648 was £1,295 2-for-1 Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound - 25 days Map
Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound - 36 days Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 06 Oct 2018 £808 was £1,615 2-for-1 Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound - 36 days Map
Great African Expedition - 57 days Nairobi, Kenya 13 Oct 2018 £1,168 was £2,335 2-for-1 Great African Expedition - 57 days Map
Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days Nairobi, Kenya 13 Oct 2018 £808 was £1,615 2-for-1 Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days Map
Gorilla and Game Trek - 15 days Nairobi, Kenya 13 Oct 2018 £378 was £755 2-for-1 Gorilla and Game Trek - 15 days Map

Uganda Overland Camping Safaris

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Gorilla and Game Trek

15 days | FROM £755

Trek through lush jungle in search of mountain gorillas. Experience...

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Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM £1,295

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

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Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

25 days | FROM £1,295

Start your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the...

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Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days | FROM £1,615

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

36 days | FROM £1,615

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM £2,055

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM £2,055

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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The Big Overlander Northbound 2019

47 days | FROM £2,055

Discover seven different countries, travelling from South Africa...

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM £2,335

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM £2,335

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

Uganda tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.69 out of 5 based on 16 recent reviews — See All Uganda Reviews

What an awesome holiday, the crew (Godfrey, Duncan & Alouis) were 5 star, incredibly professional, caring and very entertaining. There was no doubt the group were in very capable hands throughout. I think they deserve a raise. Highly recommend this crew & tour company. Best wishes guys. Walburg Ireland”  

Walburg Ruane • Submitted 14 Aug 2018

I was one of 6 people that travelled 57 days on the Great African Expedition from Nairobi, Kenya to Capetown, South Africa.

What an absolutely fantastic trip, from day 1 to the end. We saw the "big 5" multiple times and met some lovely people along the way.

I've got nothing but high praise for our Group Leader, Hes, similarly, Malinga, our cook, was a terrific guy that kept us well fed in sometimes difficult circumstances. Finally, Steve, our driver, was exceptional and kept us safe all the way.

Overall, I had a Fantastic time.

I was the oldest guy on the the truck and had an unbelievably incredible time.”  

Ken Parker • Submitted 31 Jul 2018

Amazing trip, the crew were one of the best parts, made it so much fun and no problems at all. ”  

Anna Lawless • Submitted 27 Jul 2018

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Gorillas in the Mist
A bucket list wildlife adventure

With a population of just 700 inhabiting the volcanic mountain ranges and dense forests of the Uganda - DRC - Rwanda border triangle, trekking to see the mountain gorillas is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. With our range of overland camping safaris to Uganda, you can come face-to-face with these mighty apes and see the best of East Africa and beyond from Nairobi all the way south to Cape Town.