Welcome to Tulambule Uganda Safaris! The time you spend on this website is itself a tour!! We are happy to share free safari, travel and holiday information that guides your decision to travel to the next destination.
Registered as Skymate Tours and Travel, we are an indigenous Uganda tour operator experienced in planning and managing Uganda safaris and worldwide tours. Our trade name “Tulambule” locally means “Let’s Tour”
Since 2014, we have been managing wildlife safaris in Uganda with respect to Culture & Nature conservation. Though we currently manage safaris and tours beyond Ugandan frontiers, we are proudly Ugandan and our core dedication is in exposing Uganda’s undiscovered beauty to the world.
Uganda is the Pearl of Africa. Uganda’s Heritage is immense! Our Uganda safaris focus on wildlife adventure including: Gorilla trekking safaris, Chimpanzee tracking safaris, Game viewing, and Bird watching tours.
We are also East Africans! Therefore we offer safaris in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and the safest patches of the Democratic Republic of Congo. We plan and manage Group tours, Family safaris, and Honeymoon holidays.
We are soon launching sky-wedding safaris and excursions for our luxury clients, where everything including church and reception will be arranged in the skies. YES WEDDING IN THE SKY!!!! We are skymate.
Our strength is in our flexibility. We work within your budget to offer the best travel safari deals. Our real goal is to offer a remarkable Africa Safari and Holiday experience. Read more about Us.
Best Uganda Safari Packages
The Uganda safaris packages examples below showcase a few ways of combining the attractions of this fascinating country. Please note however these are intended as a guide only and can be completely tailored to your specific interests and budget.
Best Uganda Safari Parks
Uganda’s magnificent parks are home to an astonishing array of wild animal and bird life. Our safaris visit the best National parks and other destination in the country. They also provide a fascinating glimpse of Ugandan life and culture. Our Uganda safaris takes you to the destinations below:
Best Uganda Safari Activities
Uganda has a great assortment of must-do activities to keep you busy during your stay. However much of the country you decide to see, there will be plenty for you to choose from. Popular highlights include gorilla trekking in Bwindi, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest, safari game drives, safari boat cruises, white water rafting, cultural encounters, and bird watching tours. Save time and money with our Free Planning Service
Combined Uganda Safaris | Africa Safaris
Our safaris are not limited to the Pearl of Africa; we also offer safaris to other top African countries. Logistically, neighbouring countries Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania are easily coupled with your Uganda safari. Meaning, you can enjoy big game viewing and the Wildebeest Migration in the Masai Mara or Serengeti before trekking through the rainforests of Bwindi. And once you’ve ticked off all the places to visit in Uganda, end your trip off with a relaxing beach holiday in Zanzibar before returning home.
FAQs About Uganda Safaris And Tours
“Oh Uganda, land of beauty” is the opening line of this East African country’s national anthem. And it is certainly true!
But besides beautiful green landscapes, pleasant tropical climate, and richly diverse wildlife species, there are so many reasons to book Uganda safaris. Named one of the 23 best destinations to visit in 2023 by CNN Travel, Uganda offers friendly people, a safe travel environment, and good tourism infrastructure.
Although landlocked, the country contains the largest tropical lake on Earth, the source of the world’s longest river, and Africa’s second deepest lake. In his 1908 book titled “My African Journey” Sir Winston Churchill referred to Uganda as “The Pearl of Africa” to convey the beauty, variety, and natural wealth of the land.
A Uganda visa is required by most nationalities, including those of EU, United States, and Australia. Additionally, your passport must be valid for at least six months from your departure date.
Ugandan visa application is made through the E-visa System via www.visas.immigration.go.ug/
You can also apply for the East African Tourism Visa (Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda) online by credit card. And application must be made to the country where you are first due to visit.
You will pay the visa fee of US dollars 50 for a single Uganda Entry visa/Tourist Visa (or US dollars 100 for an East Africa Visa). Read more about Uganda visa application.
Uganda safaris costs anywhere between US$125 and US$1,200 per person per night. A budget Uganda safari averages US$150 per night, mid-range US$300 and luxury US$500.
The extreme top-Uganda safaris can easily go up to US$1,200 per night, or more! These safari costs are just guidelines. They exclude international flights, visas and optional activities. Read more about the cost of Uganda safaris.
It is not mandatory to tip in Uganda; however, given that majority of Ugandans earn little, tips are much appreciated. Provided the service is good, you may tip between 10 – 15% on your Uganda safaris.
Typically tips are given in Uganda Shillings or US Dollars. For in-depth tipping guidelines, enquire with one of our Uganda Safaris Experts – they would be happy to share their knowledge with you.
You will be able to access the internet quite easily in the internet cafes of Uganda’s capital and large cities, but limited should be expected in rural areas. Also many hotels and restaurants offer free Wi-Fi to their guests.
Better still, get a local SIM card for your smart phone, load it up with a data bundle, and you’ll have more-or-less permanent access to the internet, email and various apps for next to no cost.
Note that access may be slow or erratic in Uganda safari parks and other remote areas, so best to warn anxious loved ones at home or business associates that contact may be intermittent.
We recommend visiting Uganda between the months of December and February, or between June and September. These are the dry seasons in Uganda, during which you will have many more opportunities to get out and explore. This is also the best time to trek for gorillas and chimps.
These months also tend to be the best time for spotting game in Uganda Savannah Parks. You will be thrilled by the number of wildlife species you’ll come in contact with during your time in this beautiful country. Read more about the best time to visit Uganda.
Yes, it is –Uganda is a popular Africa tourism destination and visitors rarely experience crime. All Uganda safaris destinations are safe to visit and its warm, friendly people will make your Uganda safari tours a memorable one.
Uganda for long has larked in the shadow of its tumultuous past of civil wars and bad leaders, so much that many people still believe the dictator Idi Amin is still the president of Uganda, a man that died decades ago. For more than 15 years now Uganda has enjoyed peace with no war going on in her land.
Also, you may have heard Uganda experienced a small outbreak of Ebola. We‘re happy to confirm that on January 11 2023 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared “Uganda Ebola outbreak finished” (42 days without new infections).
Yes, Uganda is good for safari and a safari in Uganda is undoubtedly one of the most unique adventures you’ll experience in Africa. Uganda outshines all other Africa safari destinations in terms of primate viewing, bird watching, and safari boat cruises.
It also remains a superb destination for traditional safari by vehicle. It you are looking for something fresh and vibrant, Uganda is a great choice for you.
Mobile phone coverage is generally good in the large cities and towns of Uganda, but less so in rural and mountainous areas. If you bring your mobile from home, you will enjoy international roaming – although at a substantial cost – through a local network.
Far cheaper, however, particularly if you also want to make use of data services, is to bring a compatible phone with you and insert a local SIM card, which costs around 3 US dollars.
Large hotels and western-style restaurants (especially in cities) often accept credit cards, while smaller vendors do not. Make sure you have sufficient cash to cover purchases not able to be made on credit.