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. 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

Travel deep in the Ugandan Forest 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 National Park, one of Uganda’s best kept secrets. This small park is home to big game including zebra, buffalo, hippos and numerous antelope species among others residing in the scenic rolling hills and savannahs of western Uganda... Read More

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

Drive through the scenic rural countryside, eventually starting the descent into the rift valley where panoramic views of the Albertine rift valley await you...

 

 

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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...

 

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4 Day Murchison Falls Safari

Experience the thick lush green tropical forest of Budongo in Murchison Falls National Park and chimpanzee tracking.

 

 

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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 of the antelope breeding grounds and a cruise along the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park...

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Gorilla Safaris

Gorilla tracking is a once in a life time experience that is like no other. 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. Uganda has ten national parks, so a Uganda Safari will give you the chance to 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

Explore Uganda’s wilderness at its very best in Murchison Falls National Park. 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 an fauna. From Bwindi Impenetrable Forest a UNESCO Heritage site to the Kidepo Valley Uganda offers a diverse range of unique parks that showcase the best the wolrd 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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