Experience East Africa with Penny Africa Safaris

Strap On Your Pack And See East Africa Like Very Few Ever Have

Ever been woken up by an elephant’s trumpeting roar? 
Fallen asleep to a chorus of birdsong and chattering baboons?
Or shared a laugh across a campsite, under the stars of the East African sky?

If you want to see Uganda as only a few adventurers have, let Penny Africa Safaris connect you with the untouched wilds of the Pearl of Africa.

Check Out Penny Africa Safaris Tours Throughout East Africa

Budget Uganda Backpacking & Camping Itineraries

There’s no better way to get to know our beautiful part of the world than by getting into the wild.
Whether you’re traveling on a budget or just want to live a real East African adventure, our Penny Africa Safaris Backpacking & Camping Itineraries are made just for you

Where will you go in Uganda?

The Western Wilds

Known for being the home of half of the world’s mountain gorillas, the western side of Uganda is brimming with adventure. We’ll go beyond the main attractions of UNESCO-protected areas to unearth the hidden joys that only hiking, camping, and backroads with knowledgeable guides can offer From Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and the snow-capped Ruwenzori Mountains to the plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park, this is Uganda at it’s most beautiful

Eastern Exploration

Where the water falls roar down and some of the country’s best coffees sprout up is where this trip begins. Even the backroads are an adventure as we get in touch with some of the most epic landscapes that this country has to offer. From the deafening roars of Sipi Falls and chameleon tracking in Mt. Elgon to the white water rapids of the birthplace of the Nile River, exploring Eastern Uganda is about a rugged adventure

Budget Uganda Safari Itineraries

At Penny Africa Safaris, we are here to welcome you to East Africa. From the birthplace of humanity in Kenya to the Great Wildebeest Migration in Tanzania, the UNESCO-protected national parks and gorillas of Uganda to the amazing vistas in Rwanda, we’re here to make East Africa accessible.

Browse our sample itineraries and let them spark your imagination. We specialize in custom, tailor-made adventures to suit all kinds of travelers. Whether you are looking for a short safari or you have a full month for your expedition, we’re here to make your dream trip come true. Check out the destinations to start planning the trip of a lifetime.

Get ready to explore all of East Africa

Each country in East Africa has its own stunning offerings. From the untold histories, unique communities, and untouched landscapes of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda, the borders are just an invitation to another adventure. Whether you’ve got a weekend, a week, or a month, a combination of countries is sure to capture just what you’re looking for.

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Ready To Book Your East African Backpacking Adventure?

Having guided for 6 years, Penny Africa Safari’s founder lvan Akampurira is the best guide to travel with on safari to Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Born and raised in Uganda, Ivan has also traveled and guided extensively in Rwanda and Congo, providing him with intimate knowledge about wildlife, culture, and people.

It’s Penny Africa Safari’s mission to deliver you the best tour experience here in East Africa, so please send a message or give me a call. We always respond within 24 hours – and together, we’ll start making your dream African adventure come true!