Instinct Safaris

Instinct Safaris: Journeys to Uganda, Rwanda & the DR Congo with East Africa’s trusted safari company!

Sustainable mountain gorilla trekking, community based hiking safaris & eco-travel are our specialties.

  • A young baby mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable rain forest is still sceptic about us


    About Instinct Safaris

    We are a professional tour and safari company and we find our origin in the Great Lakes region of south-western Uganda. We are specialists in organizing community based and tailor-made safaris which best meet your interest, time, and budget. We operate in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Forming a team of experienced specialists in different fields, we aim at efficiency and the delivery of highest quality tours as our biggest goal!

    Impeccable nature views in Kyambura Gorge just south of the Rwenzori mountains


    Sustainable wildlife safaris

    As a contribution to conservation, we directly train and involve the community into sustainable tourism. We focus on quality safaris, efficient service delivery, and more especially on community interaction on the walking safari section of our operations. This is our way of promoting and managing a growing culture of visits and sensitive eco travel in the East Africa. There is a section on our website dedicated to the promise we make to the rich culture of this unique region.

    Meet the tree-climbing lions with us, unique to Ishasha, a hidden part of Queen Elizabeth Nationl Park


    An unforgettable journey

    Join us for a memorable experience by immersing yourself in the fabric of the Great Lakes Region, the Albertine Rift valley in Uganda, Rwanda, and DR Congo. Excellent customer care and client satisfaction are our mission! See the rare mountain gorillas, chimps, lions, leopards, turacos and many more. Climb mountains, visit lava lakes, and meet the local people. Browse our catalogue of tours and safaris and together, we will make your safari to Eastern Africa unforgettable!

    This season’s featured safari

    Ape’s Unity – the safari to Uganda’s rare mountain gorillas

    Ape’s Unity is a safari to Uganda‘s rare mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, trekking the playful chimpanzees and black and white colobus monkeys of Kibale forest and all the stunning wildlife there is to find in Queen Elizabeth National Park! Nine days of traveling will give us enough time to explore the beauty of the Pearl of Africa. The highlight of this tour is trekking the famous mountain gorillas in Bwindi national park. The time we spend, however, will also enable us to be and interact with the local communities. Together, we will explore the cultures of central and western Uganda and the people who live where we travel. Ape’s Unity is a one-of-its-kind excursion to Uganda‘s most precious regions. This tour is designed to help the local communities in many ways while still presenting you the stunning wildlife and landscape of south-western Uganda.

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    Sustainable safaris in East Africa:
    Instinct Safaris dedicates its entire service to two goals. We want you to have the trip of a lifetime in east Africa's most beautiful spots and we aim at the development and welfare of the local community in rural areas.
    Explore East Africa's most stunning national parks, wildlife, and rich cultures on our safaris in Uganda, Rwanda, and DR Congo. Your safari in the Great Lakes Region is waiting for you. We at Instinct Safaris are looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you to East Africa!
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