Explore East Africa With Kikooko Africa Safaris!

Warren Ankwasa


Uganda Safari Tours, Gorilla Tracking, And More

Our tailor-made safaris are designed to offer you the best possible value to make your East African experience a memorable one.

As a boutique tour operator, we personalise your trip budget and package according to your needs. To get started planning, click the button below!

East African Experiences You'll Remember Forever


Kikooko’s Mission

Kikooko Africa Safaris Ltd. was started from a singular passion growing up: to share the love of Uganda with the rest of the world.
Since its founding in 2013, Kikooko Africa Safaris has grown to become an international brand known for providing immersive safaris that have a positive impact.
We combine expert local knowledge with international standards of service and professionalism to provide safaris in Uganda and throughout East Africa that explore the expansive wilderness in an intimate, thoughtful, and responsible way.

The Best Destinations For An East African Safari

Encounter mountain gorillas in Uganda, track chimpanzees in Rwanda, witness the landscapes and wildlife of Tanzania, all capped off with the serene beauty of Zanzibar’s beaches. Craft your safari by choosing one destination or seamlessly blending them for an unforgettable African adventure.

Why Travel With Kikooko

We’ve been treating guests to personalised, 5-star tours since our launch in 2013, and we can’t wait to welcome you next.

Private Uganda Safaris

We offer individual, private tours that allow you to go at your own pace, enjoy the kinds of activities you like, and to travel how you desire.
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Tailor-Made Tours

We custom-design each tour itinerary to meet our traveler’s dreams and their budget for an unmatched value and flexibility for our guests.

Local Impact

Our Uganda-based tour company allows us to have a deeper connection to the communities we travel through, allowing each tour to have.

Enjoy An Unforgettable Uganda Safari

Experience the thrill of white-water rafting on the Nile, the joy of cooking alongside local communities, and the awe-inspiring moments spent with mountain gorillas with our Uganda safaris. We offer safe transport, unparalleled accommodations, and the highest levels of service and hospitality, ensuring unforgettable experiences as you delve into the Pearl of Africa.

Once-in-a-lifetime moment

Mountain Gorilla Tours

East Africa is the only place in the world where you’ll find the rare mountain gorilla. Immerse yourself in the romance and wonder of this encounter in the misty mountains of Uganda and Rwanda, your perfect opportunity to witness these gentle giants up close.

5-Star Service

Trusted By Travelers Like You

Tripadvisor rating score: 98% 5-star reviews

  • star ratingUganda's tourist potential is vast and to a large degree unspoilt. Kikooko as a whole and our tour guide Alex in particular gave us a truly unforgettable insight into the... Read More

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    January 27, 2024

    star ratingSafari Company with heart and soul - I met the founder of Kikooko at the travel fair in Zurich and told him about my dreams of Uganda and the Gorillas. He arranged a wonderful overland journey for... Read More

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    January 13, 2024
  • star ratingCome with high expectations, and expect them to be surpassed! - This was the most amazing 7 days. From the second we landed we were treated to an unforgettable visit. The staff from the company were so accommodating and made sure... Read More

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    December 15, 2023

    star ratingGorilla adventure of a lifetime  - Brilliant trip everything was better than expected, I came hoping to see gorillas and they exceeded expectations as did every day. I couldn't recommend the team more highly.

    avatar thumb John S
    December 15, 2023
  • star ratingMust visit  - Absolutely epic! Everything exceeded expectations! Came for the Gorillas and they very much delivered. Coordinated by Warren and guided/driven by Alex, they went above to deliver a trip of a... Read More

    avatar thumb Robert S
    December 15, 2023

    star ratingBeautiful Uganda  - An exceptional company that goes above and beyond to guarantee you have an excellent time in Uganda. Highly recommend!

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    October 23, 2023
  • star ratingWhat an amazing group of people at this company. They are very proud of their beautiful country and realy want you to feel welcome. They go the extra mile to... Read More

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    October 22, 2023

    star ratingThe only team to book for your Uganda trip - Incredible experience from the moment we were picked up from the airport by Alex and Godfried. The team were always professional, reassuring and kind. They are a business that truly... Read More

    avatar thumb Ollie R
    October 15, 2023
  • star ratingFrom arrival to departure, this trip was outstanding. The attention to detail with every single thing was simply wonderful. Alex was our tour guide and he truly was amazing -... Read More

    June 27, 2021

    star ratingThe best tour company in Uganda! - If you want to visit Uganda I cannot recommend Kikooko and the team enough!

    The itinerary was perfect and the organisation was all first class from before the trip... Read More

    April 5, 2021
  • star ratingTour Uganda - we have just returned from a fantastic safari through Uganda, accompanied by Rogers from Kikooko and Jan van Woerden from Orange Africa. What a beautiful country and what a great... Read More

    January 19, 2020

    star ratingOne of the best ideas I ever had! - Choosing Uganda as this year's travel destination was an excellent idea, picking Kikooko as the organizer and operator of the tour definitively was the cherry on the cake! I felt... Read More

    December 21, 2019
  • star ratingFAN-TAS-TIC - Kikooko is making the impossible, possible with a smile on our face!

    The kindest person I've ever met, was Warren at the vacation fair in The Netherlands. He was... Read More

    October 3, 2019

    star ratingWonderfull holliday!! - Kikooko makes your vacation so very special! When you book here you will have the most wonderfull time in Uganda!
    The agency in Uganda Will do everything to make... Read More

    September 30, 2019
  • star ratingUganda; the place who has been on my bucketlist for a decade to see the endangered mountain gorilla's. Never did I know that the trip to the gorilla's was one... Read More

    Britt v
    September 29, 2019

    star ratingUganda is the Pearl of Africa - Kikooko is the Diamond of the tour companys of Africa - It will be difficult to do the 15 day tour we had with Kikooko justice with words, as to fully understand our amazing experience you'd have to see our grinning... Read More

    Nathalie J
    September 23, 2019
  • star ratingUnique wildlife and cultural experience in beautiful Uganda with Kikooko Africa Safaris - We first met Rena from Kikooko at the annual Zurich travel fair where we wanted to learn more about primate tracking and our interest was immediately sparked by the fact... Read More

    August 30, 2019

    star ratingSafari trip through South-West Uganda by Kikooko - Together with Kikooko we planned for a trip trough Uganda. We indicated what we wanted to see, and they came with a great proposal. That is the way they work:... Read More

    Joke S
    August 8, 2019
  • star ratingI hired a touristic 7 seater land cruiser pop up roof from Kikoko safari to take my clients around Tanzania and Kenya - Alex the guide is very intelligent in what he does my clients loved the Jeep and indeed they had an incredible adventure in Tanzania and Kenya thanks Alex and Waren... Read More

    Arthur F
    June 2, 2019

    star ratingIncredible unique and personalized tour through Uganda made possible by Kikooko! - For me it was my first time in Uganda, even in the whole continent of Africa. And what an adventure it was. But the first thing that comes to mind... Read More

    January 22, 2019

Our Blog

Each week, we share blogs to help you make the most of your East African safari, from facts about the wildlife and wilderness to stories about the impact on our community projects.

Explorer’s Guide to Murchison Falls National Park
The Ultimate Guide to Kidepo Valley National Park
Where to Find Olive Baboons in Uganda
Where to See Grey Crowned Crane on Uganda Birding Tour
How to Track Black-and-White Colobus in Uganda

A local safari operator’s guide to Murchison Falls National Park including the wildlife you’ll see, how to enjoy a boat safari, and where to get the best views.

April 10, 2024

What to know before you head north to Kidepo Valley National Park, including when to travel, what wildlife to expect, and what seasons to travel.

February 8, 2024

Everything to know about where to find Olive Baboons in Uganda, including the best national parks and seasons to see them.

February 2, 2024

You’re guide to finding the Grey Crowned Crane on a Uganda birding tour, including animal characteristics, best parks to spot them, and when to travel.

February 2, 2024

Everything you need to know about where to see Black-and-White Colobus in Uganda, including the best national parks and times of year to travel.

January 26, 2024

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Warren Ankwasa

Founder, Kikooko Africa Safaris

Our tailor-made safaris are designed to offer you the best possible value to make your East African experience a memorable one.

As a boutique tour operator, we are happy to personalise your trip budget and package according to your needs. When you’re ready, send us a message.

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