Popular Safaris

Whether its gorilla tracking, seeing the big five or bird watching,we've got a safari for you.Choose from any one of our popular safaris or better still,combine any of the safaris to make your dream safari getaway.

3 Day Murchison Falls Budget

Experience the best of Uganda on this value for money safari. Visit the thundering Murchison Falls on river Nile and also see elephants, lion, giraffe, crocodiles, buffalo and more. Game drives X2, Boat Cruise, Visit top of Murchison Falls & More....

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3 Day Gorilla Safari

Trek deep into the pristine impenetrable tropical rain forests of Bwindi for a once in a lifetime opportunity to see endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. This 3 Day Gorilla safari is an adventurous and affordable way to encounter gorillas of Uganda and enjoy the wild landscapes of Uganda...

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2 Day Lake Mburo Safari

Explore Lake Mburo, one of Uganda’s best kept secrets. This small park is home to zebra, buffalo, hippos and numerous antelope species residing in the scenic rolling hills and savannahs grasslands. Activities include day and night game drives, boat cruise, biking, horse riding and bush walks...

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12 Day Uganda Safari

Experience the beauty and natural charm of Uganda: - The Pearl of Africa on this 12 Day Excursion. Cruise to the thundering Murchison Falls on the River Nile, see the chimpanzees and gorillas, see the Big Five and enjoy wilderness hikes through Bwindi forest and through the endless savannah grasslands…

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4 Day Gorilla Safari

Experience the thrill of gorilla safari on this safari that will take you through the savannah grasslands of Queen Elizaebth national park before you head into Bwindi for an ncounter with the mutnain gorillas. See the mountain gorilas as well as big game including lions elephants, buffalo, hippos and much more.This is the ideal safari for those looking to see the best Uganda has to offer in only a matter of days....

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3 Day Queen Elizabeth

Enjoy the very best of “The Pearl of Africa” as you explore from the equator to the snowcapped mountain ranges of Rwenzori and the grasslands of the antelope breeding grounds in Queen Elizabeth National Park. This safari offers big game drives scenic views, boat cruises and more...

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4 Day Murchison Falls Safari

Experience the best of Murchison Falls national Park on this safari. The 4 days in Murchison Falls are just enough time for rhino tracking, chimanzee tracking, big game drives boat cruises and hikes up to the falls....

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5 Day Fort Portal, Kibale Forest

and Queen Elizabeth

Experience the very best of “The Pearl of Africa” as you explore from the beautiful crater lake dotted hills of Fort Portal to the snowcapped mountain ranges of Rwenzori. Enjoy game drives in the grasslands, a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, hike up the crater lake dotted lanscape of For Portal and track chimpanzees in Kibale Forest....

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Gorilla Safaris

Gorilla tracking is a once in a life time experience. A chance to see the great apes face to face in their natural habitat is top on many people’s lists but the cost and time can be prohibitive. Our Gorilla Safaris offer various safari options to suit all budgets and preferences for guests looking to see the gorillas both in Uganda and Rwanda...

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Uganda Safaris

Uganda is Africa condensed and as such, Uganda offers the ultimate Africa safari experience. With ten national parks on offer, a Uganda Safari will give you the chance to take in the spectaular scenic landscape and see mountain gorillas, chimpanzees,lions, African elephants, some of the 1000 species of birds like the famous shoebill and much more...

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Murchison Falls Safaris

Murchison Falls offer superb game and bird viewing of the big five against the backdrop of the spectacular Murchison Falls on the river Nile. The park is home to lions, elephants, buffaloes,giraffe, leopards, over 451 bird species and aquatic animals like the Nile crocodiles and hippos. Game drives, boat cruises, bush hikes, chimpanzee tracking, fishing, bird watching and more in Uganda's most popular park...

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About Uganda

Uganda was voted the number one destination in 2012 by the Lonely Planet travel magazine (http://www.lonelyplanet.com/). From the moment you set your foot on Ugandan land, the equatorial ambience together with the forested shores of island strewn Lake Victoria welcome you, making it clear that Uganda is no ordinary safari destination...

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National Parks of Uganda

Uganda has ten national parks and several game reserves which are home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. From Bwindi Impenetrable Forest a UNESCO Heritage site to the Kidepo Valley is full of wilderness experiences parks that showcase the best the nature has to offer.

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The A-Z of Gorillas

The endangered Mountain Gorillas in Uganda don’t live in any zoo across the planet since they cannot survive in detention and thus there aren’t any known mountain gorillas surviving within zoos. These can only be found and seen in Africa, in just three countries including Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.

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Top things to do in Uganda

One needs a life time in Uganda to fully appreciate all the exciting adventures Uganda has to offer. But we understand most of us only have one life to live and time is of the essence. Having lived our lives in Uganda and having worked for nearly three decades in Uganda, these are the attractions/activities we believe should be top on everyone's list in Uganda...

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Accommodation in Uganda

Uganda offers some of the unique and exciting accommodation options both in the national parks and in the towns/cities. From the cozy Murchison Treehouse Lodge in Murchison Falls to the Clouds Lodge in Bwindi, there are a variety of lodges, campsites and hotels to choose from for guests with different budgets...

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Beyond Uganda Safaris

Uganda is ideally located along the equator and surrounded by classic destinations namely Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya. Combine your Uganda safari with a safari to on of these neighbouring destinations. Go gorilla tracking in Bwindi and follow up with a visit to the Serengeti to see the million strong herds of zebra and wildebeest. Visit Murchison Falls and climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

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About Us

The Tourist Centre is a specialist safari company offering a wide variety of tours, from gorilla trekking trips to bespoke big game safaris, to a number of destinations in East Africa. Originally founded by a local family Mr and Mrs Wakudumira, in Jinja, Uganda, we have been running tours for visitors from all over the globe since 1996.

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Blog

There is nothing more fascinating and humbling in equal measure as the sight of a big cat in the wilderness.Whether it be a cheetah on the plains of the Mara, a jaguar on the river banks in Central America, a leopard sleeping on a tree branch in Ishasha or a lion pride in Serengeti, a sighting of the big cat is a highlight on any safari.

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