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.
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.
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.