User Reviews – Uganda

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Kevin Buckley   –  
Switzerland CH
Visited: December 2019 Reviewed: Feb 6, 2020

Email Kevin Buckley  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: first safari

Gorilla trekking and safari
Overall rating
5/5

Exceptional trip with very accommodating, professional and informative driver and guide, Levan. The gorilla trekking surpassed expectations as we got up close with the family and took incredible photographs. The accommodation was very comfortable throughout, with the Queen Elizabeth NP lodge a particular highlight. The stop off in Lake Mburo NP was arguably the best safari of our trip and was worth doing, while the Ishasha sector safari had very limited wildlife. If we were doing this trip again we would possibly leave off this part as the road down to Queen Elizabeth NP wasn't great from here. Overall, an incredible experience which did not disappoint!

Kata   –  
Hungary HU
Visited: December 2019 Reviewed: Feb 2, 2020

Email Kata  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Exceptional experience: walking with rhinos, boating above hippos, walking under chimpanzees
Overall rating
5/5

Wildlife is amazing!
The weather in December was much hotter that I expected. Food in lodges are amazing. People are friendly and kind. We always felt safe (family with 1 kid), not just in the lodges but when we wandered around alone in the villages (we used public taxis too).
Roads are dirty so transportation is slow.
Our guide was really helpful, creative in problem solving, getting along with my kid very well, educated and well informed.

Daudi   –  
Uganda UG
Visited: January 2020 Reviewed: Jan 30, 2020

Email Daudi  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Overall rating
5/5

A tourist will see the Mountain Gorilla only found in these parts of Africa, willspot large water mammals, several cats including the tree climbing lions and over 100 bird species. Mouth taking water falls etc. The people are quite friendly, food is good, weather good throughout the year in most parts of the country.

Mariana Pereira   –  
Spain ES
Visited: January 2020 Reviewed: Jan 25, 2020

Email Mariana Pereira  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Amazing experience watching the gorillas in their natural habitat
Overall rating
4/5

The accommodation, the food and the guides were pretty good! We had a great time!

Anikó Lampek   –  
Germany DE
Visited: November 2019 Reviewed: Jan 6, 2020

Email Anikó Lampek  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Absolutely awesome.
Overall rating
5/5

Absolutely awesome. An unique experience. Love all gorillas.
:-)

Maria Del Mar Garcia Leo   –  
Spain ES
Visited: December 2019 Reviewed: Dec 21, 2019

Email Maria Del Mar Garcia Leo  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Fantástico Country
Overall rating
5/5

We booked a private tour with Kajie Safari for 6 days and the experience has been most rewarding. Our lovely Riward guide has been a pleasure to share those days with him. We speak very little English and it has been a great help for us (he has been a great English teacher

Cathy   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: November 2019 Reviewed: Dec 15, 2019

Email Cathy  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Wonderful tour! Well organised and reliable tour company.
Overall rating
5/5

With some trepidation we investigated using a tour company based in Kampala rather than the UK. Caroline responded within 10 minutes to my initial online enquiry through this website, and from then on we knew we were in safe and competent hands. Caroline listened to our requirements and worked with us to develop a packed but amazing 17 night experience, taking in Murchison Falls, Kibale, QE Park and Ishasha, Bwindi, Mgahinga National Park, lake Mburo and 3 nights recovering on Lake Victoria! She then arranged Richard to be our guide and driver - an excellent recommendation. We found him to be safe and considerate at all times, extremely knowledgeable, not only about the wildlife but all things Ugandan, and a great 'spotter'.
All the accommodation Carol recommended, in mid range lodges, was clean, comfortable, well located and varied in style. We would not hesitate to recommend Gorilla Link Tours - any anxieties we initially had about working with a local tour company were totally unfounded and we discovered we had much to gain by doing so - not just financially but thanks to her wealth of knowledge and dedication to her customers.

Cheri   –  
United States US
Visited: September 2019 Reviewed: Dec 6, 2019

Email Cheri  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Uganda: exotic and beautiful
Overall rating
5/5

Uganda is a first rate travel destination. The weather is fantastic. The green hills are so beautiful with workers in the tea fields. The forests are full of wildlife and amazing birds fly all around. When you leave you will feel blessed to have been there. The people are the best; friendly, as the greet you with ‘welcome’ you will really feel that you are.

Jeremy   –  
Guernsey GG
Visited: October 2019 Reviewed: Oct 31, 2019

Email Jeremy  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Really first class experience.
Overall rating
5/5

Plentiful wildlife. Scenery exceptional. A great experience. A first class guide. Good accommodation.

Angel   –  
Sweden SE
Visited: July 2019 Reviewed: Oct 15, 2019

Email Angel  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

An awesome experience that makes you appreciate life and the science of evolution
Overall rating
5/5

All in all, this safari is worth every cent! Amazing wildlife and nature, wonderful and welcoming people (including the guide) and enriching experience. Warmly recommend it to anyone!

Average User Rating

  • 4.7/5
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