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Uganda Safaris - One of the most magical countries on the continent

Uganda is one of the most magical countries on the African continent! It is a country with the most gorgeous, verdant vegetation, with the awe-inspiring Rwenzori Mountain Range which lies along the western border of Uganda. The most abiding thought is one of views, views, and more stupendous views!


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But not only that, the people are kind and affable and the country has so much to offer. In the far north eastern corner of Uganda lies Kidepo Valley National Park where Uganda meets Sudan and Kenya, and the landscape and terrain are far different from that of the rest of the country. Here vast open landscapes are akin to those of Tanzania and Kenya’s open plains. The wildlife here is sensational and the best in Uganda, perfect for a luxury African safari.

Then, there is Murchison Falls, where the waters of the Nile are forced through a narrow gap in the rock. The park is also interesting, with topi and giraffe and lion sightings to spot on your luxury bespoke safari. Bwindi is an impenetrable ancient rainforest which spreads across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift Valley and is home to roughly half of the world’s mountain gorillas, great for gorilla trekking. There is the last vestige of the pygmies who reside here and some truly fantastic African walking safaris for two days or more, walking through villages and banana and coffee plantations. Kyambura and Kibale offer superb sightings of habituated chimpanzees, whilst at Ishasha one can see the tree-climbing lions whilst on luxury safari.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is best for birdlife and the boat trips on the Kasinga channel and Lake Edward are so rewarding! Lake Mburo offers horse-riding, canoeing and fabulous walking safaris in Africa, whilst Bunyaruguru has some beautiful crater lakes. This is a country that offers wonderful, old-fashioned unique luxury safaris with a huge diversity of scenery that is awe-inspiring!

Flying Safaris in Africa - By Private Fixed Wing Aircraft

A Fixed Wing Flying Safari is a unique concept of travel in Africa. It introduces another dimension to a typical African safari, that of the beauty of the continent from the air. Accompanied and guided by experienced pilots who are also experienced safari guides a Fixed Wing Flying Safari is a truly memorable and exclusive experience.

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Flying Safaris in Africa - By Private Helicopter

Epic helicopter journeys exploring corners of Africa that few have been to or even ever heard of. We specialise in Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, the Congo and Namibia. Our tailor-made safaris cover wild and spectacular mountains, valleys, forests and deserts, with a focus on ‘remote and unknown, unexplored and unforgettable’.

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- Utterly designed and tailored around you and your requirements

- Totally unique every time you travel with us

- The very best hand picked guides which can make the difference between a  good and an outstanding holiday

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Priceless Knowledge

- Established over 30 years ago we have been around longer than most

- Our specialists come from, have lived in or travelled extensively in the regions we cover

- Unparalleled knowledge provides you with the best possible experience

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Making a difference

- Philanthropy is our philosophy

- Our founding principle is to always ‘put something back’

- An amount from each holiday is donated to our selected conservation and humanitarian charities

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As a guide, the cost of our extraordinary and utterly bespoke journeys tends to start from $1200 per person per day excluding international flights.

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Nicola Shepherd, founder and CEO of The Exploration Company, organises unusual trips for HNW and UHNW clients ranging from birthday parties at an Indian Maharajah's palace to reliving Sir Vivian Fuchs's 1950s expedition to the South Pole. Citywealth caught ...

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