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The ability of travel to transform you is as vital as its ability to benefit others – animals, local communities, and the land. With this in mind, LABA AFRICA creates each itinerary specifically for you, utilizing options carefully selected for their impact on others. On your personalized learning journey, we create a safe and comfortable environment for you to reconnect with yourself.
Our African safari packages range from family holidays to romantic honeymoons. They are handcrafted and flexible to your travel needs. Whether you have dreamt of close and personal encounters with gorillas, the Big 5, or the clear pristine beaches, our experts will tell you how and where to do it.
Our love for nature, wildlife, and adventure has led us here. We are a team of African tour experts who design tailor-made trips to Africa’s dream destinations.
Commonly referred to as the “pearl of Africa”, this small landlocked country is home to spectacular terrain and attractions. The tropical forests come alive with sounds of the primates and birds while the savanna grasslands are ever intriguing
Be among those to find the undiscovered safari spots, swamps, savannah, rainforests and lakes that offer extra ordinary wildlife encounters far away from crowds. So many activities which are prohibited in national parks like Serengeti such as fishing, walking, boating safaris, off roading and night safaris can be enjoyed here.
Rwanda is blessed with extra ordinary beautiful landscapes and warm people that are part of your Rwanda Safari experience.
Uganda may not have as many big animals as its counterparts Kenya and Tanzania but it makes up for it with the world’s rarest and most beautiful forest primates allowing visitors come see them plus the reptiles, savannah mammals, amphibians, birds and insects. As you tour the various parks, you will have the opportunity to see some of the world’s most incredible specimens. The new york times named the country as one of the top 52 places to visit because of its diversity.
Uganda was named one of the top 10 travel destinations and 50 lifetime places by the national geographic society. Are you intrigued by this? Read on for an over view of some of the most scenic locations in Uganda that you must see during your safari vacation.
The Bwindi impenetrable forest national park, a popular Uganda safari destination, is situated in southwestern Uganda and it’s known for its dense vegetation. Every day vegetation must be cut by ranger guides to allow trackers access where the gorillas nested the night before the famous gorilla trekking adventure. It’s a true African jungle with sun drops falling through the dense forest cover giving you the feeling of being in paradise, Bwindi impenetrable forest was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in1994 due to its rich diversity of flora and fauna as well as the fact that it is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. The park is 321 square kilometers in size and is entirely forested, with some areas covered in bamboo and shrubs. The forest is located in a series of steep slick valleys with ridges and hilltops. Because of the dense canopy, the weather in Bwindi is chilly, so carry on some warm clothing for the evenings and long sleeved shirts and trousers for trekking. Anyone interested in seeing gorillas in the wild or birding as well as butterfly and shrub search must be in good health and physical condition in order to be able to go up and down the terrain on this Ugandan safari. It is located between 1160m and 2607m above sea level.
Queen Elizabeth national park is the most visited and definitely the most scenic game park in the Ugandan country. This national park comprises many habitats inclusive of savanna grassland with a variety of tree species,vast plains, tropical rain forests, swamps and volcanic attractions such as volcanic cones and deep sparkling crater lakes. Large game viewing, chimp trekking in the kyambura gorge, bird watching on the water stretch famously known as Kazinga channel and seeing the rare tree climbing lions in ishasha are some of the activities to do in Queen Elizabeth national park. So much diversity of habitats here keep a wide range of species like a number of reptiles, a hundred different mammals and about 600 bird species making it a must see for birders. Its also a home to primate species like baboons,red tailed monkeys and chimpanzees. Some of the park trails pass through large herds of Uganda kob mating grounds. Big herds of hippo, elephants, leopards not forgetting the small mammals such as impalas, warthogs, giant forest hogs, topis, dikdiks and hyenas call this park home.
Kazinga channel boat safari.
This 32km long Kazinga channel connects lake Edward and lake George. It is an extra ordinary location to experience nature at its best in Queen Elizabeth park. It has one of the world biggest concentration of hippos and different crocodiles. It also has a wide range of animals that come to refresh in the channel waters. Common Ugandan wildlife can be spotted here such as elephants, antelopes,and bufalos from the nearby savannah during the boat safari or at some lodges that are located near the channel drinking and looking for fresh grass along the banks. Also for birders, 60 different species of birds can be seen including great white, pink beaked pelicans, shoebill stork, yellow billed storks,grey headed heron,great blue heron, long tailed cormorants among others.
Ugandan safari cost.
14days Uganda safari.
This will take you to major national parks such as Murchison falls, Queen Elizabeth, Kibale forest to meet the chimpanzee residents before going to bwindi forest to encounter the mist gorrillas.
Budget 2 pax $3780 per person
Mid range 2 pax $4330 per person
Luxury 2 pax $7400 per person
9 days gorilla trekking safari.
This trip takes you to some of Ugandan parks that are incredible in Queen Elizabeth, you will go on gorilla and chimp treks , witness savanna animals on game drives, take a boat excursion. During this unique experience, trek mountains in Bwindi impenetrable national park. Also visit Ziwa sanctuary to see white rhinos then continue on to the world’s most powerful Murchison falls and much more untamed big game in Murchison park.
2 pax $2890 per person
3 pax $2640 per person
4 pax $2330 per person
Murchison falls national park is a hidden natural wonder in Uganda, it’s a place that you must see if you come for any African safari adventure. The falls are some of Uganda’s most popular tourist destinations, but also on the all African continent. They were named by sir Samuel baker during his 19th century explorations of Uganda and Africa. Murchison falls national park is also uganda’s largest conservation area park and home to nearly all of Africa’s top mammals. It has some of Africa’s largest population of Nubian giraffes and is a lion conservation area. The parks contain savannah grasslands as well as large forests, such as Budongo.
There’s a lot to keep you busy during your visit to Murchison falls national park but a guided safari is for sure the most popular activity. Elephants, bufallos, hippos, chimps and crocodiles are all part of the Murchison wildlife. White rhinos can also be seen at the nearby ziwa rhino sanctuary in the wild.
When you see the extreme Murchison waterfalls, you will understand why the park that is 1500 square miles are named after the roaring falls. The water comes from the victoria nile river and truth is, its not the usual waterfalls you are used to or you have come across anywhere else.the water falls through a 6metre long gorgr rock in the ground, forcing onwards before plunging down a massive drop.
Wetland sanctuary at Bigodi.
About 200 bird species live here as well as butterflies and eight different species of monkeys including the Grey cheeked mangabey live in this swamp that is 6km from kibale forest. It takes 2 to 3 hours walking through the swamps, small community and some beautiful scenery with the locals waving at you with smiles. On this nature walk, guests get to see 3 0r 4 different primate species but the most interesting one is the Blue Turaco, so beautiful! Laba safari holidays add this to the tourist’s destination
African Safari, So many travellers are always inquisitive when it comes to the mumbling African wildlife safari. So much to ponder, how will your story be different. African wildlife safari packages come with everything in between from bucket list experiences to ultra-luxurious vacations.
Here you will find vacations suitable for the family, passionate honeymoon packages, budget friendly vacation and thrilling African safaris in the notably famous African safari destinations like Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Botswana and the like. Reminder that all our itineraries are exclusive to a traveller as every experience can be changed to suit the travellers needs hence completely customizable.
Caught up with schedule, no worries!! Contact an African safari expert and have your trip planned based on your budget, interests and desires.
Tanzania is gifted in all bits as safaris can be found almost anywhere. So many years now as safari has become part of the daily way of life in East Africa’s second largest state. Very few African safari destinations can beat Tanzania in its dramatic landscapes and wildlife diversity. From the intimate paradise beaches and coral reefs of Zanzibar to the savannah grasslands of Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater. You can never run out of choice from the off beaten path gems to trek chimps in the Mahale and Rubondo rainforests thereafter head to the isolated from crowd’s game drive in the breathtaking wild and remarkable scenery of Nyerere (previously Selous) and Ruaha park.
Here is to why you need to hit that Tanzania safari tour from sensational all year game viewing to the wildebeest migration and tropical beach finale. How relaxing!
Of all the wildlife encounters, there is no place that beats the annual wildlife migration. It is a mind blowing display of nature at its most spectacular and it’s the focal point for most first timers in Tanzania safari itineraries. One of the planets large mass terrestrial animal movements of about 2million wildebeest, antelopes and zebras are killed by predators as they migrate through the Serengeti Mara ecosystem in search of fresh pastures. The herds can be seen from space as they are so huge and marvel like, making this event extra ordinary on the planet among animal movements.
The Serengeti national park, Tanzania’s jewel conservation area hosts the majority of the migration. Mobile camps move on a daily to keep up with the herds as possible while some lodging options provide easy access to river crossings. You can get a well-located safari camp between June and October (River crossing season). For the front row seat lovers at the incredible river crossings, you have to book your safari at least a year in advance. Alternatively go when there are fewer tourists during the birth times and grazing moments of the animals across the plains which is just as impressive and enjoyable with less people congestion. Contact one of our African safari experts on the best trip times to coincide with the animal migrations.
A giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself 2.5million years ago, leading to the formation of the Ngorongoro crater a now UNESCO world heritage and protected ecosystem that harbors the big 5.the crater’s floor is about 260 square kilometers in size and approximately 600metres deep (100 square miles) with over 30000 animals living in its surprisingly diverse habitats.
In Ngorongoro, you will encounter;
For adrenaline adventurous safari lovers and those who have already visited the Northern Tanzania well known destinations, you need to check out Tanzania’s lesser known parks and reserves as well. Be among those to find the undiscovered safari spots, swamps, savannah, rainforests and lakes that offer extra ordinary wildlife encounters far away from crowds. So many activities which are prohibited in national parks like Serengeti such as fishing, walking, boating safaris, off roading and night safaris can be enjoyed here.
Ruaha national park, a Tanzania well-kept secret is home to the country’s largest elephant population. Another is one of Africa’s most important wild dog sanctuaries (Selous game reserve). Not forgetting chimpanzee trekking, one of Tanzania’s most unique African wildlife safaris that can be done in the Mahale mountains or Rubondo island.
“Karibu” – Welcome! Whoever hears Tanzania often automatically associates this name with Safari and is not at all wrong, because Tanzania tours offer its visitors a magical nature experience like no other country in Africa. Read more…..
What is better than a relaxing stay on a palm beach surrounded by the warm blue waters of the Indian ocean to top your Tanzania safari. Safari days can be long and dusty therefore this sun filled tropical island is the perfect place to relax and reflect on your marvelous African adventure before going back home to your daily routine. To get there you can either fly from a safari national park in Tanzania to your dream sand beach in time for the sunset cocktails or you can take the road to Dar and then ferry from Dar to Zanzibar.
Zanzibar is regarded as one of Africa’s best romantic getaway destinations.
Mnemba island in Tanzania is a private island that’s a holiday makers paradise.
Pemba island is one of the best world diving islands.
At mafia island one can swim with the migrating whale sharks (not for the faint hearted) between October to April.
Take on the challange to Africa’s tallest mountain and don’t forget to add the highest free standing mountain. Climbing to the roof of Africa which rises nearly 6km above Tanzanian plains can take you about 5 or more days. So many routes to the summit but each giving its level of difficulty, climbing time, crowding and natural beauty. Want to feel this thrill, consult one of our experts about tailoring a Kilimanjaro hike to your needs and abilities and have you trekking adventure combined with a Tanzanian wildlife safari in nearby parks and reserves. You might also be interested in Rwenzori hiking
Here is an estimation of how much a tanzania safari would cost you. Enjoy the majestic Tanzania safari in Northern parks in 10 days! Some of the experiences will be Arusha national park, Serengeti national park, Tarangire national park, Ngorongoro crater, lake Natron and Lake Manyara the game drives will give you stunning scenery and amazing animal views. This itinerary includes a one-of-a-kind game drive and walking safari in the Ikona wildlife management area, as well as an overnight stay in a Masai boma lodge also allowing you to observe the animal migration in the Serengeti. You might also need to know the cost of an African Wildlife safari check out our comprehensive guide on the safari cost in East Africa
Kibale forest national park is situated in western Uganda, close to Fort Portal town just few kilometers east of the Rwenzori mountains. The park’s 766 square kilometers area is mostly covered by lush rain forest with elevations about 1100 to 1600metres. Kibale forest national park has a stretch that connects the forest with Queen Elizabeth national park, one of the last remaining places with natural swamps and montane forests.
African safari with chimps
With several well maintained tracks and a large number of chimpanzees habituated for trekking in Uganda that are resident families in the forest, trekking experiences in kibale forest are believed to be one of the top ranking in the world. There are also plenty of other primates such as red colobus monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed guenon, white nosed monkey, grey cheeked mangabey, blue monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, more chimpanzees and chances of seeing them here is higher than any other forest in Africa, olive baboons, bush babies and nocturnal animals are normal sightings. In kibale forest, most of our tours include chimp trekking and birding.
Uganda has been discovered by few tourists so far & it’s still untouched and authentic full of many surprises like rolling hills, sparkling crater lakes, snow mountain ranges abundant wildlife, adrenaline activities on the mighty river Nile and, of course, the endangered Mountain Gorillas earning the name Pearl of Africa. Read More……
Rwanda offers a one of a kind experience thanks to its unique environment and friendly people. This country is known for its diverse ecosystems, volcanoes and highland forests that are home to gorillas. Rwanda gorilla trekking safari can be combined with other East African destinations such as Uganda Kenya and Tanzania to make the experience worthwhile.
Rwanda boasts of wildlife safari places such as Nyungwe forest national park the primate filled park with exceptional chimpanzees and the skies filled with various birds, also in eastern Rwanda is the green and hilly landscape harbouring Akagera national park with diverse savannah setting and safari heavy weights such as lions and elephants offering big game viewing.
Rwanda trekking gorilla safaris the country’s primary tourism attraction and this experience takes place in Volcanoes national park. Its rocky terrain and forest make it difficult but the gratifying experience is guaranteed. You will encounter birds, primates and of course endangered mountain gorilla families.
You will have the opportunity to visit the burial site of Dian Fossey, a conservationist and primatologist who conducted study on mountain gorillas in 1968. She was slain in 1986 and it is thought that those who oppose the protection of mountain gorillas such as poachers and hunters were responsible.
Learning about the indigenous culture of the area you are visiting is vital therefore we can include it in your experience for free. We can take you on a guided tour to iby’lwacu village where you can see a traditional dance, try banana gin and meet a traditional doctor.
Most visitors to Rwanda tend to stop here but there’s more to Rwanda safari than just gorilla trekking
Nyungwe forest national park is one of the oldest rainforests you will see on an African Safari, blessed with biodiversity and spectacular beauty that is unique. The mountainous region is beaming with wildlife, including chimpanzees together with other primate species including the L’Hoest’s monkey endemic to the Albertine rift. Visitors can choose to sample the delights of the forests or indulge themselves for a week or more in one of Africa’s most stunning forests.
Primate trekking is number one activity on most visitors’ lists here, but its worth staying longer for those with time to relax and take in the breath taking scenaries. Hit that bucketlist right away. Choose your dream destination.
Rwanda Tours will take you to the Land of a Thousand Hills. Rwanda tours also take you to the home of the famous Mountain Gorillas shared with Uganda and Congo.Chimps, 11 other monkey species and also Lions, Elephants and Giraffes. Read more…..
DR Congo Tours take will take you to a once-isolated country with no tourism at all. This has changed dramatically over the last few years with publicity for the Virunga N.P. Read more……
South Sudan tours are for adventurous travellers searching for untouched tribal groups Photographing Mundari Tribe cattle camps, scar tribal people and amazing horned white bulls is a dream for photographers from all around the World. Read more….
White Water Rafting