UGANDA

Often referred to as The Pearl of Africa, because of all its hidden gems it has to offer. Spectacular wildlife, world famous lakes and the unique activity of gorilla trekking, Uganda will provide you with a once in a life time overland travel experience.

Gorilla Trekking

Uganda is the most popular and easiest country to go and view these magnificent beasts in their natural habitat. Congo and Rwanda being the other two are nowhere near as easily accessible. With budget gorilla trekking permits coming in at around $600, you can experience the incredible human like dynamic of up close and personal in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Forrest. Overland tours usually camp out at the gorgeous lake Bunyonyi and start the search for gorillas from there.

Jinja

A town filled with adventure activities, Jinja has something for everyone. Located on the start of the mighty Nile river you can find anything from white water rafting, kayaking, quad biking, horse riding or even bungy jumping.

Lake Victoria

One of the most stunning landmarks in Uganda is Lake Victoria. The region offers wildlife, overland safaris and historical fossil sites. Visitors can choose to picnic at the Bridge Island, enjoy a spot of fishing in the lake its self or explore the wide variety of heritage sights that surround the region.

This country, rich in wildlife, is a true overland adventure, but will also be enjoyed for the hospitality of the locals, the best bananas and pineapples you will ever eat and the affordability of all its activities. Read through our list of overland adventures and activities below to find a trip through Uganda that best suites you.

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Uganda Kampala

KAMPALA

The Capital city and a central location perfect as a hub into and around Uganda. With lots of adventure activities and budget safaris available in the surrounding areas.

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Uganda Lake Bunyoni

LAKE BUNYONI

Lake Bunyonyi is not only a beautiful tranquil paradise but also the rest stop for any gorilla trekking expedition. Read more for budget safaris, overland adventures and Gorilla treks based in this photogenic area.

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1804, 2017

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List of Southern Africa

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Botswana, Cape Town, Chobe National Park, Destinations, Etosha National Park & Caprivi Strip, Kenya, Kruger National Park, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Namibia, News, Okavango Delta & Maun, Serengeti National Park & Ngorogoro Crater, South Africa, Travel Advice, Uganda, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Are you planning a trip to Africa, but you are not sure what you want to do? Don’t worry, we have put together a bucket list of the top “not to miss” attractions just for you! This bucket list contains some of the most wonderful places in Southern Africa and East Africa, including amazing countries like South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. Our top 10 African experiences range from gorilla trekking in Uganda, to hiking up Dune 45 in the desert of Namibia, and searching for the big five in Kruger National Park. Start reading [...]

2511, 2016

The Best Overland Adventures in Africa: Our Top Tours

November 25th, 2016|Categories: Cape Town, Kenya, Lake Bunyoni, Nairobi, News, Overland Tours, South Africa, Tours, Travel Advice, Uganda, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

Overland tours come in a variety of shapes and sizes. From the more luxurious trips where you stay in your own private room and are cooked for each day, to the really hands on camping trip for people who are looking for a more adventurous tour and everything else in between. In this blog, we will be talking about the things that make an overland tour exhilarating and a truly unique experience. We hope that this will help you when choosing the overland tour that best suites you.   Adventure activities Most overland tours offer activities that will make your [...]

2207, 2016

Tips on How to Prevent Malaria

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Adventure Tours, Botswana, Budget Safaris, Day Tours, Destinations, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, News, Overland Tours, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Travel Advice, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nearly half of our planets population (more than 3 billion people) are living in high, medium or low risk malaria areas. Even though there has been a massive progress in curing and preventing this disease, it still causes many deaths each year and unfortunately most of them are here in Africa. When you’re on a holiday you really don’t want to have to worry about something as unpleasant as malaria, but at the same time you want to keep the risk of contracting the disease as low as possible. Here are a few steps to help prevent Malaria:  ABC(D)- prevention Awareness of the risk. [...]

2207, 2016

A Quick Guide to Yellow Fever Vaccinations

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Adventure Tours, Arusha, Budget Safaris, Dar es Salaam, Day Tours, Destinations, Kampala, Kenya, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi, News, Overland Tours, Serengeti National Park & Ngorogoro Crater, Tanzania, Tours, Travel Advice, Uganda, Zanzibar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Yellow Fever Vaccinations are the only recommended way to make sure you don't contract Yellow Fever. Yellow fewer, like malaria, is a disease which is passed on by mosquito bites. It appears in tropical areas of Africa as well as in Central and South America. Most common Symptoms of yellow fever are: • fever • muscle pain • headache • nausea • fatigue • jaundice • vomiting While yellow fever is a rather nasty and dangerous disease, it is very easy to prevent contraction. Before you visit a country with high risk yellow fever areas, get a Yellow Fever Vaccination! They are [...]

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