Uganda Group Tours

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Uganda Group Tours.

Uganda is a true group tour paradise with breathtaking landscapes cascading down verdant volcanic ranges, the endangered mountain gorillas and other peculiar primates, flaming sunsets dripping over shimmering lakes ringed by powdery – white sand that offers an incredible group safari experience.

Uganda Group Safaris are special tour experiences where a group of people join to explore and experience the wildlife, nature, and culture of Uganda. Uganda is a natural wonderland with diverse landscapes, abundant wildlife, and unique cultural heritage, making it a popular safari destination.

Uganda is a hidden gem for African group tours, mostly small group tours, large group tours, and private group tours which can be a great way to experience the natural beauty and discover the hidden treasures.

Taking a Uganda group safari is generally cheaper than booking a private safari. Group safaris to Uganda have got an added advantage like saving as there are shared costs like transport, accommodation, and discounts while traveling in large groups to some attraction site, creating new friends since you meet different people from various countries.

For those looking to get off the beaten path and discover a wider more untouched side of Africa, a group safari to Uganda will let you witness the beauty of nature’s most nurturing bonds that offer a pleasant and memorable experience.

The Uganda group safari will unveil the hidden treasures of the country, uncovering the magical mountain gorilla trekking as well as enjoying other thrilling activities like chimpanzee trekking, game viewing drives, cultural tours, hiking and mountaineering adventures, birding, golden monkey trekking, nature walks which are supplemented with relaxation like authentic boat cruises, watching dances.

Types of group tours we offer

Group safaris can usually comprise of friends, family members, workmates, students, and researchers among others. You can join other tourists on board to participate in a group safari especially special interest groups with like-minded people such as bird watchers, conservationists, Nature lovers, Botanists, and wildlife watchers.
The following are the kinds of group tours we offer;

Students Group Tours

These are private group tours to Uganda where specific school/s take their students to either sports, educational, recreational, or performance safari. These safaris usually happen to large public places, historical sites, educational attractions, and youth friendly destinations.

Senior Group Tours

These are Uganda tours usually small groups for people at advanced age who don’t want to go on sole vacation. The seniors must have the same travel goals and a safari itinerary of a slower pace that leads them to places/adventures that require less energy.

Sports Group Tours

Unlike in other places, our Uganda sports tours are mainly cycling safaris. For example, we organize cycling safaris to Lake Mburo National Park where tourists ride on bicycles while enjoying wildlife viewing. We also organize cycling safaris to different terrains and through villages. Besides, there are also golfing safaris where tourists play golf in different parts of Uganda. We also organize football matches where you go on challenging different local teams.

Adventure Group Tours

These are also small groups that prefer quite challenging activities. Adventure Uganda group tours requires some level of fitness and the guide assigned to these group must be well conversant with adrenaline activities. In Uganda, adventure group tours include; white-water rafting on the Nile, gorilla trekking, zip-lining, bungee jumping, quad biking, mountain climbing, and kayaking among others.

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Activities to do on a Uganda group tour.

Gorilla trekking

A group safari tour to Uganda will drive for a thrilling gorilla trek in the African Jungle Forest. Uganda is home to the endangered and the world’s last remaining Mountain Gorillas, Gorilla trekking in Uganda can done in the destinations of Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

The gorilla trekking is normally done after a briefing and cultural dance entertainment, then assigned a group of gorillas to trek. It can vary in duration (2-6 hours) depending on the location of the gorilla family you are tracking and their movements.

Once you find the gorilla family, you spend a magical hour observing and photographing these gentle giants as they interact, play, and go about their daily activities. This is an awe-inspiring and unforgettable experience. A face-to-face interaction with these impressive creatures in their natural habitat is the most craved moment that everyone wishes to have in life.

Gorilla trekking can be physically demanding, involving hiking on uneven terrain, so it’s essential to be in good physical shape. Porters are available to help carry your belongings and provide assistance during the trek.

Enjoying game drive

Embarking on game drives on group safaris to Uganda is a charming and beguiling experience that allows visitors to immerse themselves in the captivating world of wildlife with a closer spectacular view of stunning wild animals such as Big Five like tree climbing lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffaloes and other animals like Eland, Zebras, Giraffes, warthogs, hyenas, antelopes among others in the vast savanna plains of Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kidepo valley National park among others. With diverse ecosystems and an abundant animal population, the parks offer endless opportunities to witness the beauty and majesty of African wildlife up close.

The group game drive is the best way to discover and unveil the hidden treasures of Uganda with the company of knowledgeable guides who give you information about the behaviors, habitats, and ecological significance of the wild animals roaming in the vast savannahs, woodlands, and wetlands. Their expertise and sharp eyes will ensure you get all the remarkable sightings and moments of wildlife interaction.

A night game drive is an astounding experience that unveils Uganda’s nocturnal wonders. Equipped with spotlights, visitors can observe the unique behaviors of elusive creatures such as Lions, leopards, hyenas, and bush babies.
The spotlights illuminate the darkness, providing a glimpse into the secret lives of nocturnal wildlife. The night game drive creates an enchanting atmosphere, immersing visitors in the sounds and sensations of the African bush at night.

Chimpanzee trekking

Chimpanzee trekking is a breath-taking activity that involves wandering through the jungle forest in search of the chimpanzees that keep on swinging from one tree to another to study a deeper understanding of the Chimp behaviors, the way they feed, reproduce, breastfeed, and how they live socially and play.

Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda is mainly done in the Kibale Forest National Park and other destinations where you can go for the chimpanzee trek include the Budongo forest, which is found in the Murchison Falls National Park, Kyambura Gorge in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Semliki wildlife reserve, and Kalinzu forest found in Bushenyi.
While trekking, you will be able to see other primates and wildlife like the red-tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, and a variety of bird species among others.

Experience a cultural tour.

The group safari to Uganda offers an exhilarating Cultural experience. The cultural visits in Uganda offer a unique opportunity to connect with the local communities and gain a deeper appreciation for their vibrant culture and traditions. Visitors can engage with the friendly locals and learn about their way of life.

Uganda has stunning tribes such as the Karamojong, the Batwa, Banyankole, and Baganda with unique practices and customs, and interacting with the communities provides a firsthand experience of their traditional practices, customs, and rituals. Visiting nearby villages allows you to witness the strong community.

Walking Safaris

For nature lovers, a group walking safari with family and friends will immerse everlasting safari experience. This activity offers a unique opportunity to explore Uganda’s national parks on foot, accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will enhance your understanding of the ecosystem and its intricate dynamics.

These experts will share their insights into the intricate relationships between plants, animals, and the environment. They will point out tracks, interpret animal behavior, and introduce you to the fascinating world of microorganisms, insects, and birds that often go unnoticed during game drives.

Walking alongside these knowledgeable guides will deepen your understanding and appreciation of the complex ecosystem that sustains life in the park.
Walking safaris provide a closer connection to the natural world, allowing you to appreciate the minor details and immerse yourself in the African bush’s sights, sounds, and scents.

Bird watching

Uganda is a true birders’ paradise offering a haven for avian enthusiasts with its diverse range of habitats and impressive birdlife. Uganda is home to a variety of magnificent birds to watch, unique bird behaviors to observe, and variations in bird songs to enjoy. It is both engrossing and relaxing to witness it for your self-studies, appreciate and protect their habitats.

The common birding destinations to visit while on a group birding tour are Mabamba Swamp for the pre-historical shoe bill, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mount Rwenzori, Kibale, Semuliki, Lake Mburo among others.

The bird species to spot include the Shoebill, Great blue turaco, Rwenzori turaco, ground hornbill, Crested guinea fowl, gray crowned crane, yellow-billed stork, Casqued Hornbills, Blue-headed Sunbird, Golden-winged Sunbird, White-starred Robin, Long-eared Owl, Archers’ Robin-chat, Lagden’s Bush Shrike, Slender-billed Starling among others.

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Photographic tours

Uganda has got a good climate with vegetation and sunshine with clear blue skies, and sunrise/sunset views to capture memorable shots of breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife. Whether you’re an amateur or a professional photographer, joining a specialized group photography safari will enhance your experience and help you capture the perfect lifetime memories.

Experienced guides who deeply understand Uganda’s natural beauty and wildlife behavior will lead you to the best vantage points. They will share their expertise in composition, lighting, and camera settings, allowing you to capture images that truly showcase the essence of the African wilderness.

Whether you’re focusing on wildlife portraits, expansive landscapes, or intricate details, Uganda will provide you with endless possibilities to unleash your creativity.

The group photography tour takes you to the destinations of Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls, Mount Rwenzori, Lake Mburo, Lake Victoria, Jinja, and Kibale Queen Elizabeth among others.

In conclusion

Uganda is of no doubt a perfect destination for group tours in Africa with a variety of safaris such as beach holidays, birding safaris, excursions, game viewing, fishing tours, and photography tours among others that offer an unforgettable African safari experience.


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