Eco Adventure Safaris Limited is one of the leading Tour operators in Arua offering low budget gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. We combine gorilla trekking safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia.
Travel smart. Achieve more with Eco Adventure Safaris.
Eco Adventure Safaris is a leading tour operator company in Uganda our mission is to create life-changing and impactful adventures which begin the moment you arrive in Africa. We are on a journey to transfer the normal way of how to explore Africa, that is on all our trips in Africa you have an optional opportunity to take part in activities mostly life changing and giving hope to the communities as well conserving for future generations such as planting a tree, volunteering and Packing for A Purpose among others. From our airport meet and great, welcome services to our private and group transfers to safari destinations your Adventure safari is well planned and managed. We have a strong concern on conserving the environment on all our trip we discourage where possible no to pack non-recyclable items and carry reusable items like water bottles among other important aspects to protect the environment.
Things to do on safari in Uganda with the leading Tour operators in Arua
Day Trip to Murchison Falls National Park
Are you having some time in Arua, or you are volunteering or on study trip and research in Arua, visiting Murchison Falls National Park for wildlife viewing and hiking to see the top of Murchison Falls is one of the best things to do with the Tour operators in Arua like Eco Adventure Safaris
Canoeing on Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi is one of the great places for canoeing, this is an interesting activity that you will enjoy as you on your holiday to Lake Bunyonyi with your Partner. You will use non-motorized boats to traverse the lake and visit different Islands and communities leaving on these Islands. You can do the cruise any time of the day and chill on the waters of Lake Bunyonyi, you will take photographs for this amazing adventure on your vacation.
Hiking around the Lake and Scenery
Lake Bunyonyi is one of the beautiful lakes in Africa, great for relaxing, best scenery and sightseeing. You will enjoy short hikes around the Lake for unforgettable experience. There are guided hikes to the neighboring villages that expose you to the African Culture, you can as well have nature walks around the lake.
Batwa Pygmy Village experience
Lake Bunyonyi Islands are also home to the Batwa Pygmies and Bakiga tribes where you will have the local community encounter and how they survive on the lake. The organized groups will perform cultural dances, sing songs and recite poems, they have a rich history about their lifestyle which they will demonstrate when you Visit. Cultural experience is one of the best encounters on your holiday in Uganda.
Lake Bunyonyi is among Uganda’s best birding spots with over 200 bird species some of these are migratory birds, bird species on Lake Bunyonyi include; the grey crowned crane, the white tailed blue monard, the herons, the African Harrier Hawk, the egrets, slender-billed baglafetch, levillant cuckoo, levillant cuckoo, and the cardinal woodpeckerGray crowned crane(Uganda’s National bird), Giant Kingfisher, Giant Heron, Shoebill stork, Abyssinian Ground Hornbills, Nightjars, Marabou stork, Black headed lapwing, Back-bellied Bustard ,Swamp Fly catcher, Giant Heron, Secretary Bird among others
Mutanda Island trip
This trip can be arranged will at the resort in your free time, Mutanda Island boat trip takes you 2-3 hours to the burial place of Kyangushu will be followed by Mutanda Island, the biggest and the only inhabited one. There are amazing views of Congo border, Lake Mulehe and Bwindi impenetrable forest. You can also participate in this trip with other residents at the Resort to reduce costs and make more enjoyable.
Volcano Hike in Mgahinga National Park
For those interested in Hiking, Lake Mutanda is close to the gahinga Ranges namely; Mountain Sabyinyo, Mountain Gahinga and Mountain Muhabura and you can make a choice of climbing one of the mountains depending on your fitness. Mountain Sabinyo is at 3,669m and takes about eight hours to cover the round trip, following a steep ridge up to the peak, Mountain Gahinga which is the smallest with 3474m takes around six hours to ascend and descend, topped by a swamp-filled crater and giant lobelia. Mountain Muhavura is the highest peak at 4,127m, and this 12km round trip takes around eight hours. Once at the top, hikers are rewarded on a clear day with views of the Virunga Volcanoes, Lake Edward, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the peaks of the Rwenzori Mountain .Volcano Hiking experience gives you an opportunity to see different tree species, spot birds, Forest Elephants, Primates and Gorillas if you are lucky enough in Mgahinga National Park.
Golden Monkey tracking in Mgahinga National Park
Golden Monkey tracking is also a must do activity that can be done in the environs of Lake Mutanda while on your trip. Golden Monkeys are also rare primates in the world and Uganda is lucky to have them remaining in Mgahinga national park. Golden monkey tracking is one of the primary activities in the park that make Mgahinga gorilla national park a distinct destination. There are two communities of golden monkeys habituated for trekking, golden monkey trekking permit costs USD100 as per the Uganda wildlife Authority Tariff. The trek starts early morning at 7:00am with briefing at the park headquarters about the dos and don’ts while in the forest. Later you start your walk into the forest with park guides and Rangers until you find the golden Monkeys and you are allowed to view them for one hour. In East Africa, the golden monkeys are only found in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Mgahinga National Park in Uganda.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda with the Tour operators in Arua
Gorilla trekking in Uganda Compared to Rwanda and Congo, are you planning to visit Africa for Gorilla Trekking, Gorilla Trekking in Africa is only done in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo which host the four national parks that are home the only remaining mountain gorillas. In Congo you as well have an opportunity to see the Eastern Lowland gorillas which are found in Kahuzi Beiga National Park. Gorilla Trekking in Africa is one of the once in a lifetime experience that attracts many travelers to do during their visit to Africa. Despite the high costs, time and discomfort from booking to doing the hike through the forest to search for these endangered apes watching gorillas in their natural habitat in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo is one of the best wildlife experiences every traveler would do on his/her safari.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your safari in Uganda
Eco Adventure Safaris is the leading tour operator company in Uganda and is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Uganda and Rwanda. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine gorilla trekking safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about the leading Tour operators in Arua.