Uganda Gorilla Treks & Tours
If you're ready for an adventure, then prepare to be awed by the beauty of Uganda on one of our Uganda safaris! This incredible nation sits at the equator in the heart of Africa, and is characterised by lush natural scenery as well as vibrant cities.
Famously referred to as 'the pearl of Africa' by Winston Churchill, Uganda is not your average safari destination. Within its borders lie both West African jungle and East African savannah, providing a range of thrilling opportunities for you to get up close and personal with the local wildlife. It's all waiting to be discovered on a tour with Bench Africa.
Uganda tours are becoming more and more popular due to the sheer diversity of the country and its wildlife. Another reason that we expect to see an increase in visitors on Uganda safaris is that the gorilla permits here are now less than half the price of those in Rwanda - the only other viable option for gorilla safaris in Africa.
In this one iconic destination, you can head out on a game drive in the thorn-bush savannah of Lake Mburo National Park, filled with buffalo, zebra, antelope and grazing animals, as well as a host of birdlife.
Gorilla trekking is the reason that many flock to Uganda. The forested land of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to elusive gorillas and chimpanzees, as well as elephants. Alternatively, you can head to the mountains, in the shadow of the majestic Rwenzori range to experience one of our gorilla safaris, at the foot of which is the Queen Elizabeth National Park where lion, hyena and Cape buffalo can be found.
Uganda is a dream destination for primate enthusiasts, with Kibale National Park home to a significant chimpanzee population, not to mention other monkey species such as the L'Hoest's monkey and the red and black-and-white colobus.