Uganda Camping Safaris, Camping tours & Trips


Uganda Camping Safaris allow travelers spend nights deep in remote areas of the national park a midst the wildlife. Camping tours in Uganda provide typical wilderness adventure trip enjoyed away from the big rooms and well laid beds, enjoy nights next to beautiful flora and fauna. There are a number of campsites in Uganda especially within the protected areas all over the country.

A camping trip can be a budget camping or luxury camping safari depending on the visitors’ choice. The difference here is; Budget camping trip you can bring your own tent or organize a camping trip package with a tour agency in Uganda that comes with a mobile tent and pitch it up or arrange to sleep in the already tented camps.

Luxury camping safari in Uganda make you experience a Camping trip on Luxury level  where you stay in permanent tented camps set in private place with all modern facilities that a lodge can provide such as large tent with en-suite bathroom, flushing toilet, warm shower, dressing mirrors and electricity for light and charging your gargets.

Uganda Camping Safaris, Camping tour & trips

The other difference between the budget and luxury camping is the choice to prepare your own meals while on budget bush camping tour or Stay in Luxury tented camps and have meals from the camp’s restaurant.

Most of the private bush Campsites in Uganda are set in strategic spot such as on river banks or on top of the bushy hills and provide all the basic needs to make one’s stay comfortable for example clean bathrooms with warm showers and toilets. The facilities are usually of low standard like pit latrines and open showers without roofs but private enough. These shared facilities are usually kept so clean and have running water.

Uganda Camping trips makes you enjoy sitting on evening camp fire set in delightful breathtaking surroundings to make you feel warm before you retreat in you private tent.

Uganda camping Safaris, Camping tours & Trips

Visitors on camping trip can prepare their meals from the campsite bandas or order meals from the restaurant if you camp near permanent tented camp at a small fee of $5- $15 a meal.

Mobile Camping in Uganda reduces on the safari cost given the high prices of hotel and lodge rooms. Many lodges and hotels offer camping facilities that comes with better facilities like using the swimming pools though at a higher price than camping in campsites and cheap lodges.

Bush Camping in Uganda allow visitors get so close to nature with animals roaming around your tent at night and sleeping under the bright stars which is an amazing experience. This amazing experience requires visitors to carry some essential items to fully enjoy the experience. Some of these are warm clothes, small tents that can fit in a back pack, insect repellants, toiletries, enough batteries or power banks as the charging ports in camping areas are usually on demand, sleeping bags, head lamp and so many more.

Uganda Camping Safaris, Camping tours & trips

Remember to camp close to lodge or hotel or in a designated campsite than going deep in the forest alone. This may leave you at a risk of being attacked by wild animals. Be careful when leaving the tent at night or when you head out for a game drive safari, trekking and other safari activities to make sure no animals around to enter in your absence. Keep food away from the tent or else you will attract monkeys or baboons and always zip up your tent.

Uganda Camping safaris are so adventurous that you get so close to wild animals and wake up by the sounds of the birds and the wilderness. It might be scary hearing a hippo or lion roaring next to your small mobile tent but it’s a whole great experience altogether. Express your interest to stay in tented accommodation on a Uganda trip, a tour consultant will arrange the best camping experience for your budget and style.

Bush Camping Safari in Uganda is very safe since the camping sites are usually guarded by armed guards or you can as well camp close to other people.

Top Camping Safari Tours in Uganda are;

3 Days Uganda gorilla camping safari in Uganda to Bwindi impenetrable forest,

6 Days Uganda Camping Adventure tour

3 Days Budget camping safari to Lake Mburo national park

5 Days Luxury Camping Adventure tour in Uganda. Enjoy Uganda’s luxury tented camps

9 Days Wilderness camping safari Uganda

12 Days Uganda Luxury Camping trip. Stay in permanent Luxury tented camps

Best camping sites in Uganda include the following;

  • Campsite, Lake Bunyonyi at Bunyonyi Overland resort
  • Lake Mburo national park campsite at Leopard rest camp,
  • Nile river camp in Jinja
  • Camping at Murchison river lodge and Red chill Murchison Falls NP and Bush camping inside Murchison falls national park
  • Campsite at Red Chilli Hideaway in Kampala
  • Campsite at Buhoma Community rest camp in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
  • Campsite at Chimpanzee Guest House and Rweteera Safari Park in Kibale national park
  • Campsite at Bush lodge, Ishasha fig tree camp, Mweya peninsular in Queen Elizabeth national park and so many more.


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