We are a team of professionals, with very high respect for the country, ecosystem and our beloved partners in the tourism fraternity.
We are a team of professionals, with very high respect for the country, ecosystem and our beloved partners in the tourism fraternity. We do recognize that people are the most important asset. Our main interest is to work with none but the most passionate, knowledgeable happy and professional people in our field for the value and satisfaction of our customers. During our safari, we always give our top priority to finding the best human resources to work with.
In a summary, we have discovered that safari depends on so many factors but, most important, if the guide selection is right, there is no double to have an unforgettable experience. A guide can make the difference between a nice tour and a once-in-a-lifetime experience one shall never forget. Our driver-guides are specialists in different areas. Some specialize in ornithology, others in ecology and animal behaviour, but all have excellent general knowledge of the conservations, the animal kingdom and tourism destinations in general within the region of our operations.
The lionking safaris have taken responsibility for the impact that tourism can have on the country’s conservation (different attractions: wildlife, mountains, recreation centres, and communities). We have respect for gender balance and employ both female and male staff, we are committed to progress and sustainability, going beyond the expected of us. We have a strong culture of interpersonal skills; trust and good wills are encouraged.
Lionking Safaris offers a variety of memorable Wildlife, Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking safaris, Adventure, Mountaineering, Cultural excursions to different cultural destinations, Buganda, Akron , Acholi, and Karamoja regions among others, unique traditions, and spend more time participating in traditional daily activities as preparing staple foods, harvesting, beading, learning, dance, how to shoot bow and arrow and traditional friendly wrestling among other.
Among our best, experience typical Karimojong pastoral life, and spend a night with the animals and shepherds in the Kraal. Participate in bringing the cows to the kraal, listen to the stories around the campfire, meet the warriors and learn about nomadic life. We also offer many holiday-related activities such, as group tours, tailor-made, honeymoons, and anniversaries among others at reasonable prices. We work with the local community and we also specialize in organizing both long and short safari packages for all market segments, to visit the national parks and other tourism activities outside the protected areas of East Africa and beyond.
We are officially registered as members of the Uganda Tour Operators Association (AUTO) and with us, you have financial security. Once you have paid Lionking Safaris Ltd. for your holiday package, you are sure of dealing with a Company well known by the Uganda Tourism Board and the Uganda Association of Tour Operators.
Our head office is located within Kampala (Uganda), P.O Box 118588 Kampala, with a physical location, Nassolo Rd, Katooke -wamala Rd in Nansana municipality. One of our friendly safari team consultants is always ready to assist you with any questions you may have, and with planning and booking your safari to East Africa.
After receiving your final itinerary and cost of the trip from our safari consultants, a deposit of 50% will be required to make payment of the permits ( Gorilla or chimpanzee permit) where applicable as per your itinerary and the accommodation reservation. The balance can be paid 30 days before the start of your safari or on request upon your arrival in cash.
We welcome Visa and MasterCard as well, but with a surcharge of 3 to 5%. Alternatively, you can wire the full amount into our bank account prior to your arrival. Moreover, the Bank details are always forwarded in advance. NB: Bank charges are to be paid directly by the customer.
We do avail our prices to our clients as per the final approval of the itinerary proposal due to our flexibility of tailor-made options.
Tour Guide Forum Uganda is a registered association for tour guides and tourist drivers in Uganda.
Their activities include engaging communities, advocating for environmentally sensitive management and more
Uganda Wildlife Authority, (UWA) is Uganda's Government agency responsible for the management and protection of Wildlife in and outside protected areas.
The Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) is Uganda’s leading tourism trade association
The mandate of the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage (MTWH) is derived from Article 189 and Sixth Schedule the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995), Uganda Wildlife Act Cap 200, Uganda Tourism Act, 2008, Historical Monuments Act 1967, Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2006.
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is a statutory organisation mandated to promote Uganda as a preferred tourism destination both domestically and internationally