Luxury Uganda safaris are perfect in that they offer more of an unexpected, open savannah landscape with cascading waterfalls and tall, mist-wreathed mountains. Choose Uganda for an unexpected and enriching safari experience that is be beyond your imagination.

Why travel to Uganda

To see its most famous residents of course – the mountain gorillas of Bwindi and Mgahinga – are just one of Uganda’s extraordinary range of primates, birds and mammals and reasons for choosing a tailor-made holiday in Uganda.
There are some real hidden gems here too. Imagine, for instance, an area that looks just like the Masai Mara, but is almost totally untroubled by visitors. Murchison Falls National Park on a luxury adventure holiday in Uganda, witnessing diverse wildlife and cascading waterfalls. Uganda is also making real efforts with conservation and poaching – once rampant – has been considerably reduced.

This is a place to come with expert guidance which we can arrange for you, an adventurous spirit and willing to experience a less-manicured Africa.


Ugandan Shilling




GMT +03:00




June - August & December - February




25°C on average


Janaury - February
30°C on average


We believe travel is precious

The world has transformed dramatically since cazenove+loyd was founded in 1993. On every trip we take, we wonder how that destination will look in another 30 years. We are passionate about our destinations and understand that it has become more important than ever to conserve their wildlife, habitats and communities for future generations.

Our highlights in Uganda

Our Destination Expert’s top tip

Pack long sleeved clothes for Gorilla trekking to protect yourself from scratches and insect bites when walking through thick bush

Georgina Leith

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Africa + Indian Ocean
Fun food fact

There Is an annual Rolex Festival that takes place in Uganda. We are not talking about the watch brand here. Rolex in Uganda means roll eggs, which is an omelet rolled in chapatti bread.

Did you know?

Uganda’s national bird is a grey-crowned crane. The most noticeable feature of this crane is the crown of golden feathers on the head.

Where to stay

Best hotels in Uganda

Nothing but the best. Browse our handpicked, tried-and-tested luxury Uganda hotels.

Murchison River Lodge, Murchison Falls National Park

With its serene natural surroundings and panoramic views, this stunning lodge offers a tranquil escape on the doorstep of hundreds of adventures.

Guests can choose from comfortable safari tents or charming cottages, and embark on thrilling game drives, boat safaris, and guided nature walks to witness the abundant wildlife, including elephants, lions, and hippos. Guests can take a boat trip to the magnificent Murchison Falls, witnessing the powerful cascade of water as the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge.


Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

A remarkable safari camp nestled within Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, this conservation-centric lodge offers a unique opportunity to encounter endangered mountain gorillas up close.

Guests stay in luxurious tented accommodations with comfortable furnishings, en-suite bathrooms and private verandas that offer stunning views of the surrounding forest. The highlight is venturing into the dense forest on gorilla trekking expeditions to follow the trails of these gentle giants.


Lemala Wild Waters Lodge, Jinja

A breathtaking retreat situated on the banks of the Nile River, this idyllic location offers stunning views and a tranquil escape in the heart of nature.

The lodge features luxurious and eco-friendly safari tents, each with its own private deck overlooking the river where guests can enjoy boat safaris, birdwatching and fishing. Cultural experiences are on the cards too, allowing guests to engage with local communities, gaining insights into their traditions and supporting community initiatives.


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What our clients say

Just a short note to once again say thanks to you and all at cazenove+loyd for making our holiday very special. I have passed on information on the trip to other people. All the very best to you and your family for a Happy Christmas and New Year.

What our clients say

What a lovely surprise to be upgraded and also find your kind gift in our room. Don't think we'll ever settle back to our routine lifestyle. La Residence was fabulous so great selection on your part. We loved every minute.

What our clients say

One thing I must say is Hemings, as they call it here, has the most fabulous beds and bedding and their pillows' granny goose feather are quite the best I've ever slept with.

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Get in touch and one of our luxury travel experts will answer any questions you may have and help create your dream tailor-made holiday.

Terry Moohan
Aisha Gross
Georgina Leith

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