The budget safaris for women on safaris in Uganda: Are you looking for the best budget safari in Uganda? You definitely at the right place! Uganda is with no doubt a budget friendly travel destination in Africa offering exceptionally unique experiences. Located in East Africa, Uganda is a nature based country noted for its ultimately unique wildlife, cultures, natural features like mountains, hills, water bodies-including one of the world’s largest fresh lakes, Source of the River Nile.
Book your budget safari in Uganda with us and experience the Uganda’s top notch adventures. We are a tested, proven ground tour operator providing the best and the most affordable Uganda budget safaris regardless of your travel interest. We are very conscious while crafting our packages-choosing the very best for all our clients-is it game viewing, mountain gorilla trekking, mountaineering, chimpanzee trekking, golden monkeys or cultural encounters that you are interested in? Yes, we have everyone covered with our budget safaris whether you are female or male traveler on safaris in Uganda.
How to plan for a budget safari in Uganda
Decide on what to do-while on budget safaris in Uganda know what activities to participate in. There are diverse experiences offering a better way to explore Uganda but the most popular and a must-do activities while on budget or luxury Uganda safaris include;
Gorilla trekking is definitely a one unique adventure every woman on safaris in Uganda should expect to engage in. Uganda is famed for her thrilling mountain gorilla trekking adventures offered only in the country’s 2 parks; Bwindi National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Unlike gorilla safaris in Rwanda, Uganda is incredibly the most affordable mountain gorilla destination. It is a budget gorilla safari destination not only on the cost of gorilla permits but also other activities and accommodations.
Budget safaris for women on safaris in Uganda can easily be arranged-first understand how much gorilla permits cost, accommodation, means of travel, other activities to add on your budget gorilla tour. In Uganda, budget or luxury gorilla safaris-all tourists do book gorilla permits at USD 700 foreign non-residents, foreign residents USD600 and East African Citizens UGX250,000.
Chimpanzee tracking is another unforgettable primate experience Uganda has to offer the world. Budget chimpanzee tracking safaris in Uganda can be arranged for women on tour in the Pearl of Africa. Uganda which shelters a total of about 5600 chimpanzees has different unique sites open for tourists to chimpanzees but the best you should consider your bucket-list chimp tracking destinations include; Kibale Forest National Park the popular primate capital of the world, Budongo Forest, Kalinzu Forest, Semuliki Wildlife Reserve, Kyambura Gorge.
In Kibale, a budget chimp tracking tour can be arrange and permits can be booked at USD200 for foreign non-residents, USD150 foreign residents and UGX150,000 Nationals in East Africa. Permits and budget chimpanzee trekking safaris to Kibale National Park and other chimpanzee destinations can easily be booked through our reservation team.
Other activities you should consider while planning for a budget safari in Uganda include game viewing/game drives, golden monkey tracking, bird watching, guided nature walks, mountain climbing, cultural encounters.
Choose rightly the places to visit
Uganda is blessed with countless sites/destinations and they are all worth visiting. For women on budget safaris in Uganda, the best places you should consider on your bucket list include Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park-the 2 notch spots for mountain gorilla trekking experiences. Game viewing/wildlife safaris are perfectly offered in the savanna parks especially Murchison Falls National Park, Lake Mburo N/Park, Kidepo Valley National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park, these are also exceptional for birding-the two can be combined or done independently (Game drive and bird watching). Mountain climbing is perfectly done in the Rwenzori Mountain ranges, the Virunga Volcanoes in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mt. Elgon in the Eastern side of Uganda. Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Forest are best chimpanzee trekking spots in Uganda and also if you are interested in chimpanzee habituation experience.
Where to stay
When planning for budget safaris in Uganda, where you are to stay matters a lot. Preferably, a budget accommodation serves better while on budget holiday in any part of Uganda. Interestingly, all Uganda National Parks and top destinations features a range of accommodation options from budget, mid-range to luxury which covers even budget travelers. If you are heading to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park for budget gorilla safari, the best budget lodges to retire include among others Buhoma Community Rest Camp, Nshongi Camp, Broadbill Camp, Gift of Nature Lodge, Ichumbi Lodge etc.
Best time to visit
Know when to go budget holiday in Uganda-though it is an open destination all year-round. There are 2 travel seasons each year if you are considering visiting Uganda soon. The dry and wet seasons-the dry season is characterized by low/no rains and also the best time to visit Uganda for gorilla trekking, wildlife viewing-meaning budget safaris can be arranged from June, July, August, September or December to February. These are peak months in almost all the 10 Uganda National Parks and things differ from wet season when low number of visitors is recorded. The low/wet season is experienced from April to May and October till November, it is characterized by heavy rains that make some roads impassable without a 4×4 such as Land cruiser, Nissan Patrol and many more. For information about renting a suitable 4×4 for a Uganda safari, contact 4×4 Uganda, specialists in 4×4 rentals in Uganda.
Plan with a reliable tour operator / by yourself
Planning for successful budget safaris in Uganda can be done by yourself or a ground tour operator. Booking/arranging your budget holiday with ground tour operator like us is the best because we understand every detail about Uganda from routes to different destinations, activities to engage in, cost of accommodation, gorilla/chimp/golden monkey permits, hiking fees etc.
Plan for your travel to and from the destination
While on budget safaris choose a vehicle that is budget friendly. There are different tour operators with different rental cars in Uganda each hired at different rate. But significantly, the best rental cars for game drives/game viewing or your budget gorilla safaris include Land Cruiser-fulltime 4×4, Super Custom or if you are traveling in big groups, consider Coaster bus or Mini van among others.