Uganda’s 1-Day tours

Uganda 1-Day Safari ideas

Uganda's 1-Day tours

Uganda’s 1-Day tours is one of the most affordable safaris in Uganda. However, it is something you need to understand in Uganda and its people. Most of the one-day safaris in Uganda are done within the destinations around Kampala town such as the nearby city of Entebbe and Jinja.

1-Day horse riding tour in Uganda

However, you can choose to do a real safari in one of the nearer National parks such as Lake Mburo National Park, Pian- Upe, Kidepo National Park, and Murchison falls national park. You can also enjoy your Uganda 1 day safari when visiting the sanctuaries for the wildlife near Kampala, for example, ziwa rhino sanctuary, Uganda Education Centre, and Ngamba island among others.

The 1-Day Lake Mburo safari

What is a Uganda 1-Day Safari

A Uganda 1 day safari, is mainly a city tour where you get to understand the lifestyle of the different Ugandan cities. A one-day safari or trip in Uganda is more of an excursion because it allows you to travel to the destination, do the intended tourist activities such as game viewing, birding, and boat cruise, and then after you travel back in the evening. A one-day excursion is awesome for a reason that is not tiresome and allows you to exhaust a particular activity in the destination you have visited. It is good for weekend travelers like working people within the country. A Uganda 1 day safari is also good for family outings and picnics among others.

What to expect from a Uganda 1 day safari

Uganda 1 day safari is enough for you to tour Ngamba Island for the chimpanzee tours. A Uganda one-day safari is designed for you so that you can have enough time to do other activities, such as mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, or chimpanzee habituation in Kibale national park among others.

Ngamba Island Sanctuary

Ngamba Island is a Chimpanzee Island and is located in Lake Victoria Entebbe on one of the islands called ngamba island in Uganda. It is about 23 km from Entebbe town, which is a distance you can sail for about 40 minutes to 45 minutes. A one-day visit to Ngamba Island allows you to enjoy some time with the chimpanzee, for example, the visiting time for the tourists starts from 11 am to 3 pm, and this is enough time for you to enjoy seeing the chimpanzees being fed, given medical treatment and a lot of other interesting things like taking photos among others.

The morning shift for Ngamba Island starts at about 9 am and to 11 am. However, if your flight lands later, you can enjoy the afternoon visiting session to Ngamba Island which starts about 12noon to 3 pm.

Jinja Excursion

Uganda 1 day safari is a chance for you to enjoy a Jinja excursion tour where you get a full day for the tour. A short ride from Jinja time is something you need to do on a Uganda one-day safari. The source of the Nile is located just a short distance from Jinja town on Lake Victoria shore, the source of the Nile is such a beautiful place with palm trees. Tropical succulent fruits such as pineapples, mangos, and pawpaws are served to you from any of the restaurants in the area.

The luring water of the Nile as it runs down its way to Bujagali falls is so relaxing, supplemented with the cool breeze from the forested small island and surds in the river course. A visit to Jinja town will also take you to different places like the Jinja main market where you can enjoy the lifestyle of the African working women, with wide smiles they will sell to you anything you might want, perhaps a few fruits as a snack. You can also enjoy white water rafting at bujagali falls or enjoy horse riding at Jinja Nile resort, and biking through the city among other interesting activities.

Uganda's 1-Day tours

1-Day White water rafting on the Nile

Lake Mburo National Park

This Uganda’s 1-Day tours can take you to Lake Mburo national park. Lake Mburo national park is one of the nearest national parks in Uganda, it is about 4 hours drive from Kampala. You can travel from Kampala in the morning and reach Lake Mburo national park at around 10 am and enjoy the game drive around the park. Lake Mburo national park has quite a unique range of wildlife such as the zebra, elephants, Uganda kobs, elephants, and a lot of birds among others. You can also enjoy horse riding in Lake Mburo national park where you get a close view of the wildlife in the area. You can also enjoy cycling around different lakes in Lake Mburo national park where you get to enjoy the birds and the landscape of Lake Mburo national park. Later in the evening, you can drive back to Kampala.

Kampala City Tour

The city tours are also good for the Uganda’s 1-Day tours. Kampala city tour is one of the most interesting city tours in Uganda. The Kampala city tour is also one of the most affordable and easiest one-day Uganda safaris. A Kampala city tour is one way you can enjoy the highlight of an African city lifestyle. The Kampala city tour is a chance for you to understand the cultural site of Uganda, such as the kasubi tombs, the Buganda kabaka’s palace, among others. You can also enjoy the trip to the Uganda Museum where you get to travel back in time, about hundreds of years, and travel back after knowing the journey that Uganda has taken to the present-day modernity flaunted in the city buildings and roads.

A Uganda 1 day safari in Kampala is a chance for you to dive into understanding the different religious beliefs of the people of Uganda. This is possible if you take time and visit the different religious sites in Kampala, for example, the seminar Rayan for the Hindu religion, the Bahai temple, the Namirembe cathedral, Rubaga cathedral, and the Uganda National Mosque donated by the Lt.Col. Muammar Gaddhafi, once a strong ruler of Libya. You can also enjoy visiting the market centers, and cycling through Kololo hill, and Namirembe hill among others.

Mabamba Swamp

This is also Uganda’s 1-Day tours. There is still a lot to enjoy for a Uganda 1 day safari, such as visiting Mabamba swamp for birding. This is an opportunity for you to see the shoe bill stork away from the Albert delta in Murchison falls national park. The one-day mamba excursion is a whole new birding experience near Kampala and Entebbe town.

Uganda's 1-Day tours

The Mabamba swamp will offer you a magical experience where you get to enjoy a lot of birds along the shore of Lake Victoria. It is about 50km from Kampala the heart and capital of Uganda. You can pass by this swamp in Entebbe and enjoy the sightings of different bird species. These include: the papyrus gonolek, red cap, western banded snake eagle, the spotted flu tail, white-winged warbler among others.

1 Day Mabamba Swamp Excursion

A Uganda one-day safari is something you need to start or unwind your wildlife safari in one of the major national parks in Uganda, such as game drives in Queen Elizabeth national park and Murchison falls, mountain gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national park or a safari from Kidepo valley national park, among others.

If you do have many days within Uganda, you can also book one of these safaris with Pamoja Tours and Travel:

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari and Chimpanzee Tracking

3 Days Birding in Lake Mburo National Park

5 Days Uganda Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth

7 Day Trip to Uganda Big 4 and Nature Sighting Safari

Pamoja Tours and Travel also has a fleet of tour vehicles for hire for those interested in self drive for their one day tour. We also can give you our driver to take you to your desired destination.

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Also, 5% of Pamoja Tours and Travel profits go to the vulnerable communities. We help to contribute to vulnerable children’s school necessities, food, health requirements. We also do sensitizations on girl child education and maternal health.

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