BEST Photographic Safaris in Uganda 2024-2025

BEST Photographic Safaris in Uganda 2024-2025 take you to Murchison Falls National Park, Bwindi Forest. BEST Photographic Safaris in Uganda give you the Best Safari adventures in the Pearl of Africa (Uganda)as you travel from North to South then East to West.

Uganda referred to as the “Pearl of Africa,” comprises of breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife and vibrant cultures. Photographic Safaris in Uganda are exceptional as you get to explore and watch numerous iconic Wildlife species, primates and Mountains from the North to South then East to West.

The Photographic Safaris give photographers and nature enthusiasts unique opportunities to capture the unique beauty of the country while embarking on thrilling wildlife adventures in the varying safari places.

Uganda has unique biodiversity with a wide range of ecosystems with flora and fauna from the dense forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to the vast savannahs of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park to Mountain of the Moon (Rwenzoris) and Mountain Elgon close to Kenya in the East.

Photographic Primate Safaris (Gorillas, Chimpanzees and Monkeys)

The Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are a highlight for all travelers on photographic Safaris in Uganda as they get to watch the unique primates in their natural habitat.

You Must have a valid Gorilla Trekking Permit to access the park. Watching the Mountain Gorillas requires you to pay US $700 per person to watch and trek theses giants.

Other than Gorillas, travelers can take photos of the amazing Chimpanzees of Kibale Forest National Park, Kyambura Gorge, Kalinzu Forest, Budongo Forest, Ngamba Island and the Golden Monkeys, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Red Tailed Monkeys.

Photographic Wildlife Safaris the BIG FIVE

Other than photographing the Primates (Mountain Gorillas), travelers on photographic safari can do take photos of the BIG Wildlife Game in their natural habitat watching the BIG Five animal species at Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park. The wildlife animals you watch include; lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes etc

Photographic Boat Safaris and Bird Watching

Unique Photographic Boat safaris along the extensive network of rivers and lakes gives you exceptional adventure encounters as you capture wildlife from different perspectives. These wildlife animals include; hippos, crocodiles and many bird species. The Photographic Boat Safaris are done at Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park as well as River Nile in Jinja and Lake Victoria in Entebbe while relaxed at the beach shores of Ssese Islands.

Photographic Safaris along scenic Landscapes and Cultural Encounters

Photographic safaris in Uganda are not all about wildlife, primates and Mountains, they also include the stunning landscapes and vibrant traditional cultures of the unique tribal people. The Landscapes include;  Rwenzori Mountains also known as the “Mountains of the Moon,” and Cultural traditions and encounters are for the local people communities of the Batwa people close to Bwindi Forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park as well as the Karamajong, IK, Sabiny of the distant Northern and Eastern part of Uganda.

Photographic Safari Gear to Carry
  • long-range lenses for wildlife shots and wide-angle lenses for landscapes.
  • Camera Bodies
  • Telephoto Lens
  • Tripod and Monopod
  • Camera Bag and Protection
  • Binoculars
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Portable Storage and Backup

Photographic Safaris to do in Uganda


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