Uganda Safari Game Drives

Uganda Safari Game Drives

The idea of Uganda safari game drives is exciting at the same time stressing especially for first-time visitors. With a driver or tour guide in the lead, you gain a lot straight from spotting and getting details about wildlife. He drives you around the safari parks with no worries of getting lost. You will not even fix a mechanic issue if any and most importantly arrive safely and comfortably at destinations.

On the other hand, for travelers interested an adventure road trip, be ready to get closer to the true spirit of Uganda. This comes with opportunities to explore and discover the country’s tourism treasures at your own pace & time. There are numerous benefits a self-drive safari comes with. But the most attractive reason why many travelers opt for this option over a guided tour is financial difference. This simply means that you get to save money when you cut off driver & fuel costs.

Uganda National Parks

Independent safaris in Uganda are possible in all national parks and tourist destinations at an affordable entrance fee. Luckily, most of the roads leading to these places are passable and easy to follow. Western & Eastern Uganda are very popular places for safaris. In this article, we are going to talk about these destinations. While there, do not forget to go for safari game drives as this is one of the key activities.


Jinja city is one of the best destinations for a safari drive. It is just 80km away from Kampala city and the population in Jinja is just less than that of Kampala. One can do a lot of activities in Jinja which include, Cruises on the Nile, Horseback riding, Bungee jumping to mention but a few. Since Jinja is home to the source of the Nile, it is a good location for a Safari game drive.


Entebbe city is just one of the cleanest and most beautiful lake side destinations for anyone who wishes to go for a safari game drive. It is just 43km away from Kampala city and it is just a 40-minute drive. There are many places one can drive to including the Botanical gardens, Zoo, the Sand Beaches etc.

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is also another place for a Uganda safari game drive. It is Uganda’s largest, oldest and most visited game reserve. Keeping that in mind, it is also home to over 76 species of mammals, 500 bird species, 13 primate species and other animals. While there, one has several activities to choose from. These include; game drives, nature walks, primate tracking in Budongo Forest and others.

Are you planning on doing Uganda Safari  game drives, feel free to choose from the above destinations or contact us.


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