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There is so much to see and plenty of tourist activities to undertake while visiting Uganda. Of this fact, Gorilla Link Tours is in position to organise customised safaris and tours involving these tourist activities and so much more. Here are some of the major tourist activities in Uganda.


Gorilla Trekking or Gorilla Tracking and Gorilla Habituation

Gorilla trekking or Gorilla tracking is the biggest highlight for most travellers on Uganda wildlife and adventure safaris. Gorilla trekking or gorilla tracking takes place in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo and one needs a gorilla tracking permit. It is actually the main reason many travellers get on the plane to Uganda.

Chimpanzee Tracking and Chimpanzee Habituation

Chimpanzee Tracking and chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale National Park, Uganda

Chimpanzee Tracking and Chimpanzee habituation in Kibale Forest National Park are one of the most popular activities in the park and in Uganda at large. Chimpanzee trekking and habituation are activities like no other, and travellers on a Uganda safari should not miss these primate walks.


Hike Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Rwenzori mountains National Park, 386 sq. meters was declared a World heritage UNESCO site in 1994 and is one of the best adventurous activities in Africa, making these mountains of the moon the best hiking and mountaineering destinations. It is located in the South Western region of Uganda, on the East side of the Western Rift Valley.

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Bird watching in Uganda – Where to go birding in Uganda

Bird watching in Uganda is one of the most popular activities in the country. Uganda is a popular birding destination in the whole of Africa, well known for its diversity of bird species, with a number of them that cannot easily be spotted in any other part of the African continent, and some are edemic to Uganda only.

Batwa Pygmy trail

Batwa Pygmy Trail and Garama cave Experience in Uganda

The Batwa Pygmy Trail experience in Uganda will take you on a guided trail guided by Batwa guides to the secret scared Garamba cave. This Batwa trail experience adds more value to the already existing tourism activities in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park that include Gorilla tracking, Golden monkey tracking and hiking the Virunga volcano mountains.

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Cultural Safaris in Uganda – Amazing and fascinating cultures of Uganda

Culture safaris in Uganda are a great way for visitors to explore and learn about the amazing and fascinating cultures of about 54 tribes of Uganda. Uganda is very rich in nature and wildlife in the different parts and national parks of the country but is also rich with different cultures that are still undiscovered.

Fishing safaris

Fishing safaris in Murchison Falls – Best time to Fish

Fishing safaris in Uganda are popular and take you to the most popular fishing destinations in Uganda. These destinations include Murchison Falls National Park where the biggest Nile Perch weighing about 180 pounds was caught and the other is Lake Victoria.

Fishing in Lake Victoria Uganda

Fishing in Lake Victoria Uganda

Fishing in Lake Victoria in Uganda is one of the popular activities and is a great experience for anglers who have a short time in Uganda Kampala and or Entebbe. The lake is the second biggest water body in the world and inhabitants lots of different types of fish that include Nile Perch and tilapia among others.

Golden Monkey Tracking

Golden Monkey Tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Golden Monkey Tracking is one of the unique activities in Uganda which takes place only in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Mgahinga Gorilla National park is also home to mountain gorillas and travellers can combine both a golden monkey & gorilla tracking opportunity.


Safari Game drives in Uganda’s National Parks

Safari Game drives are no doubt one of the highlights of any Uganda safari or African safari at large and can be combined with other safari activities that include gorilla tracking and gorilla habituation, chimpanzee trekking and habituation, mountaineering and bird watching safaris.

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Yoga Safaris in Uganda

Yoga safaris in Uganda are perfect for a traveller who wants to Escape from technology, slow down, find peace in the wild and rejuvenate their spirit. They offer several unique ways to enjoy the pearl of Africa and explore its diverse wonders.These safaris combine mindfulness, restoration, renewal, relaxation, self-reflection and inspiration.

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White Water Rafting, Jinja Uganda

White water rafting in Uganda takes place Jinja, which is East Africa’s Adventure Capital and home to some of the world’s finest grade 5 white water rafting and other adventure activities. There are different white water rafting adventures for even first timers, family and hard core adventurers.


Walking Safaris – Best Places for walking safaris in Uganda

Walking safaris on a Uganda safari offer a better way to get up close and personal with the African savannah bush and its wildlife. A walking safari is such an adventure and it really is one way to get to know your friends

Bird Watching safaris in Uganda

Shoebill stork Safaris in Uganda

Shoebill stork safaris in Uganda offer a unique opportunity to see the rare and bizarre looking shoebill stork which is easily seen at Mabamba wetland swamp and Murchison Falls National Park. The shoebill stork is a mighty bird which is endangered and one of the 10 highly sought


Ssese Islands Experience

Ssese Islands, one of Uganda’s less touristy places is located in the northwest of Lake Victoria, the second largest water in the world and forms one of Uganda’s prime destinations perfect for ending a Uganda safari or just relaxing on a weekend or any day getaway.

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Tree Climbing Lions Safari in Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park

Tree climbing lions safari in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National park Ishasha sector is one of the most fascinating safaris that should not be missed. In Ishasha sector, the Southern part of Queen Elizabeth National park is where these king of the jungle lions are seen.


Visit Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

The Uganda Wildlife Education Centre also known as UWEC was founded in 1994, to provide leadership in educating Ugandans about the benefits of conserving the country’s biodiversity. It is located along the shoreline in Entebbe and offers different activities to visitors.