How to travel low cost on a safari to Uganda

How to travel low cost on a safari to Uganda

Top Uganda travel tips on how to travel low cost on a safari to Uganda

Do you need a low cost safari to Uganda? Travelling across Africa is considered expensive but quite often it depends on many factors and your choice.

With the recent COVID 19 pandemic affecting the entire world crippling economies and shutting down all borders, everyone wants to travel at every opportunity available. This is the reason you need to make sure your Uganda safari is budget friendly to allow you explore as much as you can and have the best experience.

Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in the East Africa region and the world at large with  so much to offer in terms of activities, natural vegetation, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, culture, food and the beautiful people of Uganda.

In addition to our Uganda destination travel guide, here are our top travel tips on how to travel low cost on a safari to Uganda:

  1. Book group safaris and group treks.

The best way to get best price guarantees is to book organised or scheduled group safaris and mountain trekking trips. These are not only affordable but also fun as you get to interact and have company of other like minded travellers to Uganda.

2. Combine activities in the same area or park

Uganda is endowed with numerous activities from Chimpanzee trekking, gorilla trekking, Rwenzori mountains trekking, wildlife safaris, community tours, food tours, birding destinations, etc.

A hot tip for your Uganda safari is combining your Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth national park with Chimpanzee tracking in the Kyambura gorge at the edge of this vast savannah national park. A chimpanzee trekking permit in Kyambura gorge is just $50 exclusive of park entrance fees which saves you $150 on trekking chimpanzees in Uganda.

3. Volunteer in Uganda

Volunteering in Uganda gives you an opportunity to gain formal papers for residence or working in Uganda if you spend 3 or more months in Uganda. Uganda has numerous organisations, institutions and communities that take up volunteers and interns. Foreigners residing in Uganda always have a $100 discount on the normal gorilla trekking permit, $50 on the standard chimpanzee tracking permit and $10 on most park entrance fees. This can save you a few dollars for your next activity in Uganda.

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