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Places to visit in Uganda: Top Destinations for Your Uganda Safari

Discover the most amazing places to visit while on Uganda safari with car rental self-drive experience is a perfect way to discover what Uganda holds for the world.

Get on a road trip in Uganda using a comfortable 4×4 self-drive car hire and explore this magical country from the bustling Kampala capital city too vast wilderness paradise of Kidepo Valley National Park in the extreme northeast. Drive and explore Uganda at your own pace and get a reward of lasting memories.

places to visit in Uganda

Reserve your dream car with us and get the best of your Uganda safari-whether on a self-drive or guided tour. We have a wide range of cars for hire for you to get on self-drive in a new style.

Our selection of car rentals for your self-drive experience in Uganda ranges from 4×4 Toyota Rav4, Toyota Corona, Premios, Noah, Toyota Land Cruiser TX/TZ, Toyota Safari Van to mention but a few.

Make life easier with our comfortable car rentals for self-drive by simply walking into at our office or get in touch with our reservationist and we shall be at your service.

Places to visit in Uganda Safari with car rental;

Uganda safari with car rental takes you to iconic tourist sites. Your Uganda trip can begin from Entebbe or Kampala capital city to Lake Bunyonyi which is in southwestern Uganda.

This is one of a few most magnificent and deepest Lakes in Uganda and Africa at large. For starters, Lake Bunyonyi is best described as a place of many birds and boasts of its 29 magical islands that are widely dotted.

The best way to explore Lake Bunyonyi while on a self-drive trip is by embarking on a boat ride to one of its stunning islands that include among others the Akampene, Bucuranuka, Bwama, Njuyeera, Kyahugye or Bushara.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is by far an exceptional safari destination you need to count a must to explore while on Uganda safari.

This conservancy area is remarkable home to nearly half of all the mountain gorillas that today account for about 1004 individuals on earth. While here, gorilla trekking is that one most rewarding primate experience you need not miss to be part.

Depending on where your gorilla permit directs you to, treks to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi National Park start from Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga or Ruhija sector. Alternatively, you can get to Mgahinga National Park which still offers you a chance to get close to mountain gorillas.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s second largest park after Murchison Falls National Park. It covers an area of 1978sq.kms and for wildlife enthusiasts; it is that one perfect wilderness area in Uganda for you to catch a glimpse at the tree-climbing lions, bush elephants, buffaloes, leopards, antelopes, warthogs, birds to mention but a few.

At Queen Elizabeth National Park, you can embark on game viewing, launch cruise along Kazinga Channel, bird watching, crater exploration, nature walks, cultural tours, and many others.

Murchison Falls National Park is 3840sq.kms and remarkably the largest of all the 10 parks in Uganda.

A visit to this park on Uganda safari with car rental is a great opportunity for you to spot out variety of savanna dwellers including lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs, giraffes, chimpanzees at Budongo Forest, birds that account for about 451 avifaunal species as well as crocodiles, hippos, and others.

Murchison Falls National Park is ideal for game drives (day and night game drives), nature walks, hike to the top of falls (Murchison Falls), bird watching, boat cruise, hot air balloon tours, chimpanzee tracking, cultural encounters, sport fishing to mention but a few.

Other safari destinations to explore and experience while on Uganda safari include Kibale National Park which is 4-5 hours’ drive from Kampala.

It is home to 13 primate species including over 1500 chimpanzees; 350 bird species, several butterflies and variety of floral species. Activities to do while on Uganda safari in Kibale National Park include chimpanzee tracking, chimpanzee habituation experience, bird watching, nature/forest walk, and others.

Jinja city which is in eastern Uganda and a popular adrenaline adventure capital of East Africa is worth exploring while on Uganda safari. Adventure experiences not to be missed at Jinja a home to the source of the Nile include bungee jumping, white water rafting at the source of the Nile, boat cruise, bird watching, horseback riding, kayaking, jet boating among others.


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