Exploring Uganda Through Travel and Photography

Immerse Yourself in a Unique Safari Experience


Community based Eco-tourism

Chris Austria Safaris is a unique travel company that showcases the Wonders Of Uganda. We offer customised wildlife, and cultural safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. We focus on community based eco-tourism and conservation.
CEO Chris Austria is a photographer originally from San Francisco, California, and he now lives in Uganda. His passion is sharing the stunning beauty, culture, people, and wildlife from the Pearl Of Africa. Chris worked with tigers, lions, and other animals for many years in the US. His career inspired within him a strong desire to protect endangered species.





Coffee Farm Safari

March 26, 2019

16 Day Uganda Expedition

16 Day Uganda Expedition

March 25, 2019

Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Gorilla Trekking In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

March 24, 2019

An Experience Beyond Tourism

We focus on engaging travellers in much more than site seeing and safari. All our tours are planned to get you as close to the native cultures of Uganda as possible.

Discover Uganda’s

Diversity in our unique

16 day expedition.

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Photographic safaris and customised tours in Uganda and Rwanda.

Whether Professional or Novice, we tailor your experience to capture the best wildlife photos from your safari.

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I visited many national parks with Chris Austria Safaris, including Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi, and Kidepo. Chris is a great guide. He is friendly, outgoing, and speaks the local languages, which is an important opening with other cultures, and communities. He loves wildlife, culture, and everything about Uganda...

Suzanne York – Founder of Transition Earth

Going on safari with Chris was one of the most rewarding, and amazing experiences I’ve ever had. I specifically wanted to go on a safari to see wildlife in their natural habitat, but Chris provided an experience that was so much more than that, thanks to his unique relationship with the Ugandan culture, and people...

Ian Young- Photographer

It was a pleasure for me and my friend to spending 19 days traveling Uganda and Rwanda with Chris Austria Safaris. I wanted an experience that included the land, wildlife as well as the people. We were able to custom design our itinerary with Chris...

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