Welcome! Let us go together on a journey of new exploration of east Africa.
“We go beyond the safari and take you to the hidden treasures of our country”.
Merit Safaris team prides itself in providing leisure and adventure travel.
On your journey With us you will be able to explore various tailor-made safari options designed especially to suit your interest, time and budget at the most competitive prices.
Uganda is extremely well endowed and gifted by nature, whether your interest is in Wild Life Safaris or a primate safari, water rafting, hiking, birding, community tourism or even a combination; Your trip will be a life time experience.
Our tourism and operations team members are always on the lookout for new and interesting products of the region and regardless of the number of times you visit this destination, there will always be something new to see and experience.
The Merit safaris staff/team has been carefully and especially chosen to provide the best. Our tour guides are professional, skilled and experienced friendly officers who have come highly appraised by most of our clients so far. You can rest assured that your trip will be planned by the best.
Book your safari instantly by simply filling in our contact us online forms. Avail us with your detailed travel needs for planning and we shall ensure that your East African experience is hassle free and a memorable dream vacation…
Our specialist consultants are on hand to answer all your questions and assist you in planning your vacation.
Discounted gorilla permits in April, May and November 2015!
The Uganda wildlife Authority has announced low season rates for gorilla permits for the months of April, May and November 2015!
$350 for non residents,
The official price for a gorilla permit in Uganda is $600 per person (2015). However, in April, May and November 2015 the Uganda Wildlife Authority offers a discount of $250!
Rwanda gorilla permit is $750
Merit Safaris Popular Safaris:
1. Uganda Tour UG1: Gorillas & Game – Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo Park (7 Days)
The tour takes you to see wildlife and birds in Queen Elizabeth National Park - elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, leopard. Antelopes and birds are everywhere! Look out for the rare shoebill stork! Track chimpanzees in the nearby Kyambura Gorge. Visit Ishasha - an area with the highest concentration of wildlife in the park. With luck, you may see a particular attraction of this area - the famous tree-climbing lions, which lounge nonchalantly in the upper branches of high trees! The magnificent Queen Elizabeth National Park..Readmore
2. Uganda Tour UG2: Gorillas Express – Gorillas in Bwindi (4 Days)
This safari starts from Entebbe [The Bwindi gorilla permit is included in the safari cost]. For those who wish to visit the three natural-habitat gorilla countries of the world – Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda, Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda, and Virunga Park in Congo, which is on the other side of the misty Virungas – please contact Merit Safaris..Read more
3. Uganda Tour UG3: Gorillas and Wildlife - Bwindi and Lake Mburo Mburo (6 Days)
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in south-western Uganda on the edge of the western rift valley. It is one of the largest natural forests in East Africa, with both montane and lowland forest. About half of the world's population of mountain gorillas - about 300 animals - are found in Bwindi. Three families are habituated at Buhoma – Mubare, Habinyanja and Rushegura (8 permits per day are available for each of these gorilla families); and one family is habituated at Nkuringo (8 permits per day are available), making the park accommodate 32 trackers each day..Read more
4. Uganda Tour UG4: Wildlife, Chimps and Birds in Kibale and QE (6 Days)
Kibale Forest has the highest number of primates in Africa - thirteen species in all, including red, black and white colobus, blue monkeys and baboons and a large number of chimpanzees. A forest walk provides a high possibility of seeing and hearing and seeing chimps, birds and other primates playing around through the forest. An excursion to Bigodi wetland gives the opportunity of seeing the unusual birds and other primates which live around the swamp. Continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park (QE), below the famous Rwenzori mountains, an African savannah park, consisting of plain surroundings..Read more