June 22, 2024

Planning A Wildlife Safari in Uganda

Uganda boasts an incredible list of over 100 mammal species that inhabit the savanah plains, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers among places. Top of the list is the incredible mountain gorillas that inhabit Bwindi forest while other iconic African mammals include the Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Cape Buffalo & African Elephant ), giraffes, nile crocodiles plus various monkey species among others and this has transformed Uganda into one of the top safari destinations in Uganda visited by nature lovers and adventure seekers across the world.
However for a successful wildlife safari in Uganda, you need to know how to book, where to go and who to book with. Below are some vital steps to help you plan that dream wildlife adventure in the Pearl Of Africa.
Go Online
Turn on your phone’s / laptop’s WiFi or visit the internet cafe and start browsing for Uganda wildlife safari packages offered by various companies. There are various companies organizing safaris but make sure you choose one that is trusted and reliable which can be seen by the past customer reviews, valid email, telephone numbers and office addresses that are listed on the website.
Choose a park
With over 10 national parks each with different species and attractions, it cab hard to decide which park to visit but thankfully you can be helped out by the reservations team. Murchison falls park, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo parks are by far the best parks for game drives in Ugvanda while Kibale and Bwindi forests are any primate lover’s dream destination with the latter being home to the mountain gorillas while the former is home to over 13 primates including baboons, vervet monkeys, red tailed monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, L’hoest monkey among others.
Request For Quote
Once you have decided which package suits your budget and personal interests or parks you to visit, it’s time to request for a package quote from the reservations team of the company you will be going with. You could mix up parks for a full wildlife experience you will remember for a life time. Don’t request a quote from one company only , get in touch with atleast 4 companies and compare package prices before confirming.
Confirm
Once you have successful done the above steps , its now time to confirm reservation with a company your choose to go. Most travel companies will request for a 30% deposit to confirm booking as this will help book accommodatio, vehicle, tour guide among other important items on the itinerary. The balance will be upon arrival just before the trip begins. You can pay online through online payment engines like PesaPal, Pay pal or request for the bank account and wire the money directly at the bank , either way that suits you is okay.
Follow the above steps and be assured of a safe and budget friendly wildlife safari in Uganda at affordable rates. Get in touch with Tristar Africa Skimmer Safaris today to book a safari , you can call us on +256-758540071 or send an email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com.