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Uganda & Rwanda Safaris

Our Uganda Safaris and Rwanda tours include game drives, walking safaris, mountain trekking, and community visits. The majority offer a broad range of wildlife to view, and with all our tours which includes; Chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, Community tours, Birding Safaris, Rafting & Kayaking on River Nile, Hiking & nature walks, we also make a contribution to local community projects we are supporting in and around the National parks visited. We are represented on SafariBookings.com

Our Featured Uganda Safaris


Depart in the morning after a warm breakfast and our driver will pick you from your accommodation…

Kibale Forest is one of the best places in Uganda to see wild chimpanzees and other species…

Queen Elizabeth National Park with a diverse and abundance of nature and wildlife is your ideal…

This exceptional safari showcases the natural wonders of the Pearl of Africa. You will encounter…

Why choose us
Happy Clients

With the hundreds of tourists, we have handled in Uganda and Rwanda, we are happy to report that our clients have left with memorable experiences from the Gorillas, water safaris and wildlife hence writing back with excitement and recommendations.

Great Choice

Travelling with us helps you to reduce the cost of brokers since you will directly tailor your trip with the one of us who will work on your trip from Inquiry, putting up the itinerary and on to the field. This makes us your great choice. “Pick one of us and have your trip memorable.

Reliability

Being based in Uganda, the hidden Pearl of Africa, allows us to offer a unique range of safari experiences providing outstanding value. We are well represented in the USA, UK, and Denmark as well we are affiliated to all the Tourism organizations and association in Uganda as well as International organizations that have trusted us with their project operations like, The Queen Elizabeth Parks Twinning project and The Nature’s Frontline.

Important Information


Interesting Uganda Facts You Need To Know

Uganda is an Eastern African country. The country has a very rich wildlife. The tourist infrastructure in the country is well developed. Wildlife in Uganda has nearly 1061 different species of birds and has mountain gorillas, chimpanzeeetc. Uganda can be a perfect holiday spot for those who like to travel in tropical climate. Apart from various wildlife species, there are some interesting facts about Uganda as a country that are worth noting.
The official national language of Uganda is English, but languages like Arabic, Swahili, Ganda are also used. It has nearly 1/3rd Christian population and same number of Protestants. The other major religions in Uganda are Muslim and indigenous beliefs. Some more interesting Uganda facts are listed below:
1. Very Good Hospitality: – Ugandans are known for their…
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Uganda National Parks map

Common Tips

Visa and entry requirements
Touring Uganda has never been easier than it is today, no barriers in the entry requirements, since all you need is a visa, which may be acquired at a consular, high commission or embassy of Uganda in your area. On the other hand, you need to have your credentials and a few of the following vaccinations. [Some of which are optional], you can still get a visa on arrival at the Entebbe international airport and at our major entry points.
Yellow fever vaccine is essential and compulsory
Hepatitis A and B, Meningitis, Tetanus and Typhoid are also recommended if you expect to get closer to wild animals.

Applying for a visa.
You can acquire a visa at the Uganda’s high commission or embassy in your country of residence or on arrival at the Entebbe international airport, if you travel with all your relevant documentation and identification.
The charges for Uganda’s tourist visa US$ 50

East Africa tourist visa;
The East Africa tourist visa will allow you travel between Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda with the same multiple entry visa. This visa is the result of the joint initiative made by the heads of states of the respective counties to boost regional travel and create opportunities for tourists to explore the diversity of east Africa.
Travelers from any country can obtain the multiple entry visa that will allow entry to the Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda for tourism for a period of 90 days
Eligible person: tourists, no restriction on country of origin
Dependents: all persons must apply in their own right
Travel documents: all tourists must have an official and genuine international passport, valid for not less than 6 months from the time of visa application
Visa fees: USD 100 per visa
Validity of visa: 90 days
Single or multiple entry: Multiple entry to the three countries
Visa extension: An East Africa tourist visa shall not be extended
Country of entry: The holder of the East Africa visa shall enter from the country that issued the visa and move within the other countries without applying for another visa

Weather and climate
Uganda experiences a temperate climate even though the majority of the country is within the tropics with temperatures between 16-26’c for the majority of the year [April – November]. However during the warmer months [December – March] temperatures reach in excess of 30’c
In general the climate of Uganda is mainly influenced by; the dry N.E. and northern air masses which cause the dry weather in much of the north. Easterlies which becomes moist after blowing over Lake Victoria thus causing the wet conditions in much of the south. The presence of Lake Victoria which supplies moisture that makes the south moist. Were it not for Lake Victoria, Uganda would be a drier country due to sappiness.

Culture
Uganda being situated at the geographical heart of African continent, it has long been a cultural melting pot, as evidenced by the existence of 30-plus different indigenous languages belonging to five distinct linguistic groups, and an equally diverse cultural mosaic of music, art and handicrafts. The country’s most ancient inhabitants, confined to the hilly southwest, are the Batwa and Bambute Pygmies, relics of the hunter-gatherer cultures that once occupied much of East Africa to leave behind a rich legacy of rock paintings, such as at the Nyero rock shelter near Kumi

Health tips
Travelling to Uganda will require you to come along with the following;
Anti malaria drugs
Safety kit that include bandages and cut plasters
Anti food poisoning tablets
Insect repellants
Sunscreen

Clothing tips
An assortment of long trousers, long sleeved shirts, rain jackets, warm jumpers.
Good tracking shoes/boots.
Light backpack
Hat or cap

Photography
Carry along enough memory sticks for the adventure
Flash picture are not recommended to animals

Acquiring the East Africa Tourist Visa.

Acquiring the East Africa has been made simpler. Tourists are now eligible to acquire an East Africa Tourist Visa online prior to arrival to allow you visit the three East African countries:
Uganda Online Visa – visas.immigration.go.ug
Kenya Online Visa – www.ecitizen.go.ke
Rwanda Online Visa – www.migration.gov.rw

When planning to visit one or more of the above countries, plan to apply for an East Africa Tourist Visa. The three countries entry visa can be applied online using the website of the country where your trip will begin.
Visa online application guidelines:

Kindly get all the required information prepared to use on to the application when prompted to upload them. Confirm that you entered the e-mail address correctly, this will be used as you main contact between the immigration of the country you applied from and you the applicant. Note; if you do not get a reply of your application from the immigration department within the given time, kindly be advised to contact your travel agent or ground handler for assistance. Prior to applying for the visa, check with your country’s embassy to ascertain if you are required to apply for a visa to enter Uganda.

Well, you are still capable of applying for the visa on arrival at the Entebbe International airport though, the option shall be soon scraped.

Print your visa, once received so that it can be easy for you on arrival as you process your entry at the immigration.

For any questions and guidance about how to apply for the East Africa Tourist visa, please get in touch with us via email at; sales@rangelandsafaris.com

Our Client Testimonials
  • Kyle and Jose from UK. Memorable adventure with Range Land Safaris.

    Kyle and Jose from UK
  • Boulhol Family, France. Range Land Safaris did it for the family. Thank you Morris we Love Uganda more

    Boulhol Family, France.
  • Tore and Family from Norway. we hate the last day of leaving Uganda’s weather and Gorillas.

    Tore and Family from Norway.
  • Charlotte from Norway. You are engaged and super guys, you have a lovely sense of honor. I and my son really enjoyed the whole trip…

    Charlotte, Norway
  • Our first true African memorable safari with Range Land safaris…So amazing for my wife to fall in love with Uganda’s nature and wildlife. we’ll come again.

    Anders and Juley, Denmark
  • We didnot get enough with Uganda’s culture, landscape and the Gorillas….memorable

    Nicolai and Elizabeth, Norway
  • I and Christine are more than satisfied with Range Land and Morris’ efforts on this trip. we love how everything was so well prepared.

    Kristoffer and Christine, Norway
  • We originally thought that we could arrange this whole trip ourselves for cheaper…

    Liz and Bob from UK.
 

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