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 Welcome to Primate Safaris Uganda

We invite you to indulge your passion for African Primates, wildlife,  authentic culture  and scenery . These are just a selection of over 100 tour packages available from Specialists in Primates (Gorillas and chimpanzee),wildlife game and Cultural excursion  as well the BIG 5  in birds and Mammals of EAST AFRICA

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At PRIMATE SAFARIS we create specialized packages with you in mind. Whether you`re looking for Wildlife Safaris expeditions, authentic scenery, Cultural exchange tours, Gorilla and Great ape primate safaris in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya or Tanzania, we can make your trip even better. The primary services offered by Primate Safaris (U) includes:- Uganda Tours, Rwanda Safaris as well safaris to the countries of D R Congo, Kenya and Tanzania. Among various areas of attraction to include; Mountain Gorilla trekking safaris, Chimpanzee habituation experience,  Primate safaris, Birding safaris, Rafting and kayaking,  Wild life expedition, honeymooner Holiday tours and excursions cultural tours, sight seeing and mountain hiking safaris etc.

Here’s what some of our clients have had to say about us:

Clients Reviews

It always so nice to read such incredible reviews from our clients thank you very

“THE BEST THING ABOUT MEMORIES IS CREATING THEM” You can’t plan life perfect moments, but you can give a nudge in the right direction. At Primate Safaris Ltd we use our local knowledge to help you get the most from your Gorilla Safari by finding authentic experiences that will stay with you long after you come home

Gorilla Trekking:

Is then within the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park situated in the Virunga Mountains northwest Rwanda  and Virunga National Park  home to the world’s critically endangered mountain gorillas in DRC Congo.  Mountain gorillas trekking in a major reason as to why very many people visits these countries. 

When To Go ?

Majority of tourists prefer visiting from June to September as well as from December up to February. But you can visit Bwindi at any time of the year, and in  the low season that is in March -April and November  calls for cheaper gorilla permit price.

Rwanda and Uganda Gorilla trekking
Its only 4½ hours drive form either Kigali to Bwindi- Uganda  and approximately 2 hours drive from Ruhengeri to Mugahinga National park in Uganda,  That is to say you can easily fly into Kigali and drive to Bwindi National park. Or you can still do both Rwanda  PNV  and in Uganda Mugahinga National park gorilla trekking

Gorilla Parks to Visit Include;

Bwindi National park 90%
Virunga national park 80%
Volocanoes national park 70%
a) Bwindi Impenetrable National park
Is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa and is situated along the Democratic Republic of Congo border

Gorilla groups in Uganda

Short Uganda gorilla Safaris;-

b) Virunga National park

The Virunga National Park, formerly named Albert National Park, covers an area of 790,000 ha

Rwanda Gorilla groups

Short Rwanda gorilla safaris;-

Birding Uganda safaris Over half of all bird species in Africa can be found in Uganda. The avifauna of Uganda includes a total of 1043 species, of which 2 are endemic and 4 are rare or accidental Share the magic of Africa birding safari

Uganda Birding Safaris

Uganda Birding Safaris

The Chimpanzee Habituation Experience in Kibale National Park – Uganda.

Kibale Chimp Tracking & Habituation

Chimpanzee Habituation Experience is a unique opportunity and a lifetime experience that allows you accompanying Kibale’s researchers and habituate chimpanzee during their daily activities, thereby getting used to human presence without changing their natural.

Chimpanzee Habituation is a process whereby a trekker spends more hours or even the whole day with the chimpanzees deep in the forest

Share the magic of Uganda Chimpanzee safari

Chimpanzee sites in Uganda

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary one day tour

Celebrate a Day with the chimpanzees at Ngamba Island.
Enjoy an exclusive chimpanzee experience for a day or simply have a get-away in the comfortable tented camp as you watch chimpanzees feed, groom each other and display human like antics.
You may like to take out one of the kayaks around the island bays and treat yourself to sights of monitor lizards, otters and abundant bird life; over 120 species sited.
Crown this up with a Lake Victoria sunset cruise. Cross the equator line and view the sunset over the horizon as you enjoy snacks and drinks on board.
The satisfaction comes from the fact that by visiting them at Ngamba Island, you are directly contributing to their welfare and the overall conservation of this endangered species.


Timings – Morning viewing 9.00am -1.00pm    Afternoon viewing 12.45pm- 5.00pm  Journey time approximately 50 minutes each way – weather dependent

Price includes:

  • Return boat transfers
  • Island entrance fees- subject to minimum numbers on board.


Timings – Morning viewing 08.00am – 3.00pm  Afternoon viewing 10.30am – 5.00pm  Journey time approximately 90 minutes each way – weather dependent

  • Children under 5 years – FREE OF CHARGE.
  • Between 5-15 years – HALF PRICE.

Prices include

  • Return boat transfers
  •  Island entrance fees- subject to minimum numbers on board.

Mabamba Shoebill Swamp one day tour

Mabamba swamp is one of the 12 Ramsar site in Uganda which cover over 17,000 ha on the shores of Lake Victoria.  It contains open water with a large open marsh of miscunthus and papyrus that makes the swamp high species rich including the globally threatened Shoebill This wetland is now designated as a wetland of international importance and an Important Bird Area (IBA). Mabamba Bay is home to a species list of over 300 birds.

Celebrate a Day with the Shoebill at Mabamba swamp.
Enjoy an exclusive birding experience for a day You may like to take out one of the kayaks in the swamp and treat yourself to sights of monitor lizards, otters and abundant bird life; over 300 species sited. Crown this up with a Lake Victoria sunset cruise. Cross the equator line and view the sunset over the horizon as you enjoy snacks and drinks on board.

Tours around Uganda & Rwanda

“Fly into Rwanda and Trek Gorillas in Uganda to save Time”


kibale National park the primate capital

No matter your Level of curiosity in Africa wildlife, you will meet others with similar interests.

The bond made between individuals is as strong as the bond you make with Africa. At Primate Safari we indulge you in expanding your horizons to explore these ancient wilderness. We’d like to think we can empower our customers to make the right choice for themselves. At the end of the day, it’s up to them to decide whether it’s relevant’

Our Wildlife Destinations



Gorilla Habituation Experience Safaris in Uganda

A 4 hours with Gorilla on an All Day Trek only in Uganda

We also offer professional services of high standard to both our local visitors and international tourists and travelers : 

Our clients are offered the opportunity to either design their own tours or select from a number of pre-designed day tour packages that meet his/her needs. Groups and individual tours to Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and Tanzania to experience human evolution as well wild life animal kingdom and other tourist attractions like National, World Heritage sites and many other attractions including to leisure parks for your entertainment freedom.

The cultural and township tours consist of a full/half day package at very affordable prices. The tours include; Eat African soul food at township restaurants and be entertained by cultural dancers at their best. No journey is complete without experiencing a journey in a local taxi or train through the township.

Experience life and the beauty of East Africa through its vibrant cities. Tour packages are designed on a full or half day and include cities of Kampala, Kigali, Nairobi, Arusha and the surrounding towns

Our company provides transport services to corporate businesses in the form of contracting, We also provide corporate business tours

Looking forward to hear from you soon.


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Rwanda Gorilla permit tariffs Increases to $1500, however for Uganda Gorilla permit remained on $ 600

On 6th May 2017, The Rwanda Development Board announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits »


All Primate Safari vehicles are:

  • Air-conditioned
  • Fully maintained and serviced to manufacturer standards
  • Cleaned regularly by professional contractors
  • Covered by 24 hour Roadside Assistance


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East Africa: An Elegant Adventure

” Primate world discovery  is an amazing experiences, These trips takes you through Uganda and Rwanda at relaxed pace, combining activity with cultural exchange, relaxation, throughout. Your tour guide, provides the insight and interpretation as you experience the sights and sounds of these wonderful country’s abundant natural water supplies and contrasting landscapes attract over 1400 species of birds, not to mention insects , animals and many undiscovered plants.It really is Gifted by Nature”