Getting around Uganda has never been easier – flexibility exists in use of private or public transport, with the improved transport network and extended communication facilities to even the remotest National Parks.
Traveling in Uganda is a true adventure. There are several ways to get around, and the option you choose will depend upon your time constraints and your budget. Travelling by road is the most accessible and cheapest way to travel, and public transport connects all major locations, and ventures far off the beaten track. For those short of time, domestic flights are available to many of the national parks.
Tour Operators and Public Transportation
Buses, taxis, VIP vans and several touring trucks operated by individual tour operators are available to help travelers reach their destinations. Motorcycle taxis, known as boda-bodas, can always be used for short distances. Safety can be a concern so its not recommended to travel by boda-boda without a helmet.
Self-drive options are best left for return visitors to the country and more seasoned travelers who are accustomed to driving in a variety of road conditions. You may find you are more comfortable leaving the driving up to a local driver guide who will also give you an interpretive commentary while you enjoy the scenic view.
Daily flights to all the National Parks of Uganda
Fly Uganda has long been the market leaders for private safari Charters in Uganda, building the industry with our long-term partners in the tourism industry. To further develop this market, Fly Uganda offer Affordable Seat Rate Flights to all the National Parks in Uganda. The entire Fly Uganda fleet is utilised to best serve the requirements on each day, providing the optimum routings for your clients to multiple destinations and transfers between those destinations at more attractive prices. This is the model successfully developed in other parts of the world where multiple camps and lodges are served every day.
All flights depart Kajjansi at 0800 to the following parks and lodges, picking up in the parks between 0930 and 1030 and arriving in Kajjansi around midday.
Kajjansi to Bulago Island USD 99PP one way. Min 2pax
Kajjansi to Jinja USD125PP one way. Min 2pax
Kajjansi to all 3 stops in MFNP USD270PP one way. Min 2pax
Kajjansi to Kayonza, Kihihi, Ishasha, Mweya, Kasese, Semliki USD290PP one way. Min 2pax
Kajjansi to Kidepo USD550PP one way. Min 2pax
Kayonza to Jinja USD415PP one way. Min 3pax
MFNP to Semliki USD490PP one way. Min 3pax
Kasese to Kayonza USD550PP one way. Min 3pax
MFNP to Kasese USD550PP one way. Min 3pax
MFNP to Kidepo, Mweya USD650PP one way. Min 3pax
MFNP to Kayonza, Kihihi, USD690PP one way. Min 3pax
Private Aircraft Charters with a reliable operator are the best solution for safe, fast and worry free travel across Africa's wide open spaces. Avoiding the hazards and discomforts of road travel in these regions on a Fly Uganda private charter you can enjoy the journey and spend more time at your destination than getting there.
We are Uganda's original bush strip operator, flying to all of Uganda's airstrips and to many regionally. With our unrivalled experience and diverse aircraft fleet we will find the best solution to your travel needs.
+256 772 712 553 / 557
+256 772 706 107
Eagle Air operate the following flights between Kampala and the national parks:
Murchison Falls National Park – Pakuba Airstrip (daily)
Prices in US $:
- 1 pax: $435 single, $795 return
- 2 pax: $215 single, $395 return
- 3 pax or more: $145 single, $265 return
Daily charter flights are available to the following destinations. Prices will be quoted on request.
- Queen Elizabeth National Park (Mweya Airstrip)
- Kidepo Valley National Park (Apoka Airstrip)
- Murchison Falls National Park (Pakuba Airstrip)
- Bwindi mIpenetrable National Park (Ishasha Airstrip)
- Semuliki National Park (Semliki Airstrip)
- Rwenzori Mountains National Park (Kasese Airstrip)
- Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Kisoro Airstrip)
- Tel: +256 414 344292, +256 414 232185
- Website: www.flyeagleuganda.com
Additional charter flights can also be arranged with the following organizations:
Air Serv Limited
- Tel: +256 414 321251/2
- Website: www.airserv.co.ug
The Mission Aviation Fellowship
- Tel: +44 (0) 845 850 9505 (UK)
- Website: www.maf-uk.org