Backpacking & Camping Tours

By traveling with Penny Africa Safaris, you’ll not only see the most famous spots, but you’ll see the ones very few have ever had the opportunity to see. The unseen vistas, the unwritten histories, the untapped potential – these are the experiences we only get when we set out to explore with a pack on our back

Highlights of Backpacking and Camping in Uganda

Experiencing Nature

From seeing the incredibly rare mountain gorillas in their home in the UNESCO-protected Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest to relaxing at some of Uganda’s incredible hot springs, this is one of the most diverse natural places in the world.

National Parks and Reserves

With the incredible waterfalls and diversity of birds in Murchison Falls National Park to the breathtaking variety of wild animals in Kidepo National Park and the snow-capped peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda’s national parks offer something for everyone.

The Communities

East Africa features dozens of indigenous communities, each featuring its own customs, economic activities, cultural traditions, and norms, making your voyage across the region one that will be filled with unique experiences. 

To give you an idea of what you’ll experience during your time in East Africa, Uganda has 56 tribes, Kenya more than 120, Tanzania 120, South Sudan 64, Rwanda 3, and Democratic Republic of Congo has 250 ethnic groups.

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Check out some of our Budget Backpacking & Camping Tour Itineraries!

The Ugandan Backpacking & Camping Adventure You’ve Been Waiting For!

Just like we know East Africa is unique in the world, we know that no two travelers have the same needs. The itineraries listed above are examples of what’s possible in Uganda – and beyond – but they are just the beginning.

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