Glamping in Uganda means taking refuge in a decked-out safari tent, wildlife watching at your doorstep.

Bunyonyi Overland Resort Tented cabins with decks overlooking Lake Bunyonyi.

Little Elephant Camp Design-conscious tents with deluxe outdoor showers and DIY barbecues with marinated steaks.

Kidepo Savannah Lodge These ridgetop tents overlook grazing zebra and waterbuck.

Bush Lodge With elephant herds traipsing in the forest below, this is one room with a view.

Murchison River Lodge A luxurious stay on the Nile River.

Off the Path Adventure

Budongo Forest Reserve Birders and chimp fans love this deep forest and its treasures.

Kara-Tunga Tours Get to know the Karamajong with visits to this pastoral community.

Lake Mutanda An absolute stunner with a few lodgings and canoe and hiking opportunities.

Rwenzori National Park Hike to snowbound peaks at the top of the continent.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Tucked into the misty Virungas, remote adventure, gorillas and more.

Wildlife Encounters

With so many opportunities to enjoy wildlife in Uganda, these are some of the most up close and personal.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Have a once-in-a-lifetime experience tracking mountain gorillas.

Uganda Carnivore Program Join researchers tracking lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Get up close with white rhinos as they make their triumphant return.

Murchison Falls National Park Cruise the Nile on a boat tour to see herds of elephants, hippos and other wildlife.

Kibale Forest National Park Join chimp tracking or full immersion experiences.

Stunning Landscapes

Kidepo Valley National Park With conical peaks and wide open spaces, this wildlife haven is ultraremote.

Sipi Falls A hiking haven overlooking a gorgeous multitier waterfall.

Jinja Sleep on a Nile River island or raft its huge waterfalls.

Crater Lakes Explore a whole landscape of lakes outside Fort Portal.

Karamoja Uganda's little-known east has rugged, mountainous landscapes.