Wildlife conservation safaris in Uganda

Eco Friendly Safari Packages in Uganda

Booking and taking part in eco friendly safari packages in uganda is one way of promoting sustainable tourism. The threats to wildlife are increasing globally including poaching, habitat loss, diseases and climate change. There are over 134,425 African species on the IUCN Red List of which 37,480 are faced with extinction including black rhinos, lions, […]

Top Travel Experiences in Uganda

Top Things to Do in Uganda in 2023

2023 has just began we have got to travel! YES, be ready with your backpack, get on the road and explore the World. Uganda the Pearl of Africa is certainly one of the destinations you MUST visit in this year 2023. We bring you the top things to do in Uganda in 2-13 rewarding you […]

Addressing the human-wildlife conflict in Uganda

Cases of human-wildlife conflict are so common in Uganda and they are more pronounced in areas around game reserves. Recently it was reported that a 2-year old boy had been swallowed and later vomited by a hippo at Lake Katwe, near Queen Elizabeth national park in western Uganda. This also followed another sad incident in […]

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Why a Uganda safari should be on your bucket list

Explore the Pear of Africa’s breathtaking natural beauty on a customised Uganda safari. Uganda was named the Pearl of Africa by former British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill who was taken aback by the country’s magnificent natural beauty during his visit in 1907. Churchill, after being impressed by what he saw in Uganda went on […]

Kidepo Valley National Park nominated for World Travel Awards

Uganda’s Kidepo Valley National Park has been nominated under the category of Africa’s Leading National Park 2022, in the World Travel Awards set to take place on October 15th 2022. Here the park is competing with some other high ranked African destinations such as Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana, Etosha National Park in Namibia, […]

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Why is Rwanda the best place for gorilla trekking?

Over time, Rwanda has been said to be the best place for gorilla trekking in Africa. YES, the small land of a thousand hills offers lifetime gorilla safaris experiences worth the cost and energy. Rwanda is one of the three countries where travelers trek and spend time with the endangered mountain gorillas in their natural […]

Safety tips for gorilla trekking in Africa

How Safe is Gorilla Trekking in Africa?

How safe is gorilla trekking experience in Africa is one of the common asked questions by travellers planning to visit Africa. Gorilla trekking in Africa is a safe and secure tour activity, the reason why gorilla countries receive thousands of visitors who take part in it. Whereas there are occasional unrests in some parts of […]

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Minimum Age For Gorilla Trekking in Africa

Gorilla trekking is one of the most exhilarating tourism activities in Africa. The minimum age for gorilla trekking in Africa is one of the concerns for all travellers coming to visit the endangered primates in their natural habitats. The experience involves trailing on steep walk paths in the forest in search of the endangered mountain […]

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Primate Parks in Uganda

Primate parks in Uganda attract a high number of travelers from all over the world. Over years, primate trekking especially to see mountain gorillas and chimpanzees has been reviewed as the best wildlife experience. Primates are mammals with a comparatively big brain, sensitivity, good vision and protruding digits at the end of their limbs. They […]

Uganda safaris

Best safari experiences in Uganda in 2022

Uganda, popularly known as “The Pearl of Africa” has got some of the best safari experiences in Africa. This makes the country one of the leading tourist destinations for travellers especially those interested in wildlife and adventure encounters. Uganda boasts a variety of tourist destinations including 10 national parks, 12 wildlife reserves which offer travellers […]

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Where in Uganda is Best for Game Viewing

Uganda is located across the equator in East Africa. The country has 2.9million hectares of forest cover including Bwindi Impenetrable Forest which is home to half of the world’s mountain gorilla population (over 400 individuals which is almost half of 1063 world mountain gorillas). Kibale Forest National Park, also, boasts of harboring 13 primate species […]

What to carry for gorilla trekking

Packing List For Gorilla Trekking

Check on the packing list for gorilla trekking experience in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo with Africa Adventure Safaris. What to wear for gorilla watching to Bwindi Forest, Mgahinga, Volcanoes and Virunga National Park to ensure peaceful gorilla and enjoyable gorilla safaris. – 1-2 long sleeved shirts – 3 short sleeved t-shirts […]

Guide to visiting Uganda

Travel Guide to Uganda Safaris; What You Should Know

Africa Adventure Safaris offers you reliable travel advice to Uganda and other African countries. Below are some of the travel tips:  Uganda health services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Uganda (CDC’s) require travelers to vaccinate for Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Yellow Fever Vaccination, Meningitis, Rabies and Measles. Other health tips to Uganda include […]

Family safaris in Covid19 times

Tips for Travelling with Family during Covid19

Family safaris have always been fun and enjoyable over time. YES, its undeniably good to travel together as a family of parents, children and relatives on a single trip. However, with the continued spread of the deadly covid19 across the globe, family safaris have currently become risky especially with elderly people and young children. The […]

Post covid19 travel updates to Uganda

Post Covid19 Travel Information to Uganda

Uganda is now open for travelers despite the continued spread of corona virus. The pearl of Africa is now open for domestic and international travelers looking for memorable experiences. The ministry of tourism together with Uganda wildlife Authority, Uganda Tourism Board and other conservation bodies have permitted visits to Uganda with tight restrictions. Do you […]

where to see primates in Uganda

Where to see primates in Uganda

Wondering where to see primates in Uganda? Primate trekking is the number one travel activity for mots traveler visiting Uganda. The Pearl of Africa is home to the highest number of primates in Africa, which make it a best primate trekking destination for the primate lovers. The country is home to different categories of primates […]

Covid19 SOPs

Do Travelers to Uganda Require PRC Test After Vaccination?

Most travelers planning Uganda safaris ask whether it’s required of them to have the PRC tests even after receiving the covid19 vaccination. NO, travelers who have been vaccinated for corona virus are not asked to test for covid19 upon their arrival at Entebbe International Airport. On 5th May 2021, the ministry of Health in Uganda […]

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Akagera National Park

Located in Eastern Rwanda, Akagera National Park is the only savannah park of Rwanda named after the Akagera River that flows along Rwanda and Tanzania border into Lake Ihema. The vegetation in Akagera National park mainly comprise of woodlands, papyrus, Acacia trees, perches, swamps and some forests. The diverse in vegetation favor the habitation of […]

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A complete guide into a Uganda gorilla trekking tour

Gorilla trekking is Uganda’s best tourism highlight and the endangered mountain gorillas are the reason behind this which keep attracting thousands to hike through the montane forests to meet them. Best time to visit mountain gorillas Gorilla trekking is carried out all year round however the dry season of June to September is the most […]

3 Days Mgahinga Gorilla Tour

The three days Uganda tour to Mgahinga gorilla national park is an exceptional package to explore the natural jungle where silver meets gold. You will trek the mighty Nyakagyezi gorilla family and trek the endangered golden monkeys in their natural habitat. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is located in Kisoro district southwestern Uganda. We shall start […]

Park entrance fees to Volcanoes Park

Why Trek Gorillas in Uganda Amidst Covid19

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a number of changes in several industries across the globe albeit most of them are due to its negative impact on business and personal incomes. For those in the travel industry, it has been devastating especially due to the restricted movements in a bid to curtail the spread of the […]

Discounted Uganda Permits

Uganda Wildlife Authority has discounted gorilla permits to trek gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks along with other entrance fees to savannah parks all over the country. The promotional pricing in Uganda is meant to revive and strengthen the tourism industry, which has harshly hit by the deadly coronavirus. Tourism in […]

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Why Uganda is one of the best tourist destinations in Africa

In tourism terms, Uganda is commonly referred to as the “The Pearl of Africa,” a name which was given by former Britain Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in the early 1900s after by impressed by the country’s awesome natural beauty. Uganda’s natural gifts like good weather which is conducive for all, rich biodiversity, attractive adventure […]

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Golden Monkey Trekking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Like mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, golden monkeys are another primate species on Uganda’s tourist menu. Unlike their counterparts which can be found in more than one location around the country, Uganda’s golden monkeys exclusively live in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, which is part of the Virunga Mountains that also extend to Rwanda and Democratic Republic […]

Reports on Covid19

Covid19 Status Report in East Africa

East Africa is now open for international travels. Yes, even amidst the increased positive cases of covid19, all governments have reopened entry for international travels to revive the tourism industry that was hardly hit by the deadly virus. In the early days of 2020, East Arica and whole whole world was struck by the pandemic […]

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Baby Gorilla Born in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is celebrating the birth of a new bay gorilla in Nyakagyezi gorilla family. The new baby was born on 2nd September 2020 and was discovered by park rangers who were checking on the gorillas that morning. Nshuti, the mother of the new baby gorilla was found holding her little one and […]

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Why you should go for a Uganda safari holiday after Covid-19 lockdown

With international travel restricted worldwide due to the spread of Covid-19, curious travelers have been left highly frustrated by the lack of movement to their desired destinations. After seeing the devastating economic effects resulting from Covid-19 lockdown across the world, many countries have opted to ease some of the measures in order to allow economic […]

Poacher who killed a silverback gorilla jailed for 11 years

Felix Byamukama, the man who killed “Rafiki”, a silverback gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in June has been sentenced to 11 years in jail after pleading guilty to illegally entering a protected area and killing a gorilla which directly affects gorilla safaris in Bwindi Forest and Uganda as a whole According to Uganda Wildlife […]

Facts About Mountain Gorillas

There is a lot to discover and learn about the several aspects of gorillas and how they live their daily life in their natural habitat. From feeding and movement to mating and parenting as well as aspects related to size and appearance, the complete knowledge about gorillas seems to be inexhaustible. Today let’s at some […]

What are the biggest threats facing gorillas?

Most of the gorilla subspecies are critically endangered facing a risk of extinction in the near future if drastic measures are not taken to save from the many threats they are facing. The steady increase in the number of mountain gorillas which live in the Virunga Mountain Ranges of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, […]

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Gorilla safaris in Uganda

Gorilla safaris are the most popular tourist activity in Uganda attracting thousands of travellers from across the world who come to see the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda’s two homes for these gentle giants. Uganda has the highest population of mountain gorillas in the world with […]

Four poachers killed over death of a gorilla in Bwindi

UWA Arrests Four Poachers Over Death of the Gorilla

UWA personnel on 12th June 2020 arrested four local people suspected to have killed Rafiki silverback gorilla of Nkuringo family in southern Bwindi Forest. The arrest was after post mortem results which showed that Rafiki sustained injuries with sharp objects which penetrated is left part of the abdomen up to the internal organs. An investigation […]

UWA Travel Guidelines Amidst Covid19

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has released guidelines that will followed by tourists and those working in national parks in order to control the spread of Covid-19 to animals in national parks. Here is the full list of all the guidelines released by UWA GUIDELINES AND COVID-19 MEASURES FOR HANDLING TOURISM SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES AT […]

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Uganda Re Opens Savannah Parks For Tourism

Uganda savannah parks are reopened for tourism after close to three months of closure. The of good news of reopening Uganda savannah parks was shared on 5th June 2020 by the Uganda Wildlife Authority informing the general public that game parks in Uganda are now open for tourism. The conclusion to reopen game parks was […]

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Answers to questions on rare facts about gorillas

Gorillas, with whom we share about 98 percent of our DNA in common are truly man’s closest relatives living in the wild. Researchers have done a wonderful job in their study about gorillas through which they have established many amazing facts about these apes to help us understand our cousins better. However, the wonderful facts […]

Why trek gorillas in Rwanda after Covid19

Postcovid19 Rwanda Gorilla Safaris

Rwanda gorilla safaris in Volcanoes National Park will resume shortly after the defeat of the novel corona Virus in the country. The outbreak of Covid19 in Rwanda forced Rwanda Development Board to hurriedly close Volcanoes National Park and temporarily suspend all gorilla trekking tours that had been booked to protect the endangered gorillas from catching […]

Two baby gorillas born at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

The gorilla community in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has been joined by two baby gorillas that were born in the park last week. The two baby gorillas were born in the Muyambi and Nshongi gorilla families according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) that manages the park. Currently, the sexes of the two babies […]

UWA Relaxes Gorilla Trekking Permit Policy

In a bid to encourage continuous gorilla tourism in Uganda, the  Uganda Wildlife Authority has relaxed its gorilla trekking permit policies. Having temporarily suspended gorilla trekking, gorilla habituation and other research related activities Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks, The Uganda Wildlife Authority has relaxed in its former permit policies. This aims at allowing […]

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Game Safaris in Rwanda

Travel to enjoy guided game safaris in Rwanda’s Akagera National Park. Perched in south eastern Rwanda, Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s only game park, home to the big five game and the best place for game viewing experiences. Driving through the open savannahs of the park while overlooking the endless hills of Rwanda in the […]

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Bitukura Gorilla Family

Located in Ruhija sector, east of Ruhija of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Bitukura is one of the 17 habituated gorilla families in Bwindi Forest National Park. For those who have visited it before, Bitukura gorilla family is undeniably one of the most peaceful and calm gorilla families in Bwindi. Unlike other gorilla families which […]

Measures taken to protect gorillas from Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the novel Coronavirus continues to paralyze both life and business as it spreads around the world, concerns have been raised about the position of wildlife regarding this pandemic. In particular, stakeholders are concerned about the safety of gorillas which are always visited by international travelers, majority of whom come from countries that are already […]

Gorilla families in Bwindi Forest

Mubare Gorilla Family

Dwelling in Buhoma sector north of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Mubare is Uganda’s oldest gorilla family that was habituated in 1993. The gorilla group was first discovered in 109991, it was taken through 2 years of habituation process and opened for trekking in 1993. Mubare was the first gorilla group Habituated in 1993 Mubare […]

Park entrance fees to Volcanoes Park

Park Entrance Fees To Volcanoes National Park

What’s the park entrance fee to Volcanoes National Park has been and is still one of the commonly asked questions by travelers booking Rwanda gorilla safaris. Yes, most travelers have often asked how much entrance fees to Volcanoes National Park especially those booking private tours, not through travel operators. There is no specific answer to […]

Bwindi Gorilla Flying Safaris

1 Day Gorilla Flying Safari to Bwindi Forest

Do you know you can do a 1 Day Bwindi gorilla tour starting and ending in Entebbe Uganda? Yes, you can fly to Kihihi and trek gorillas in Bwindi forest. Whereas many people have initially known it as impossible to trek gorillas in Bwindi forest from Entebbe in one day, the perception is wrong. Everything […]

Kampala City tours

Kampala City Tours -Places to Visit

Kampala city tour is a not miss on your next Uganda safari. Kampala, the Capital of Uganda is a first stop Centre for all Uganda safaris to all parts of the country and the starting and ending point of most safaris in Uganda. In other words, Kampala city is where travelers connect to different directions […]

Mountain Gorillas Vs Lowland Gorillas

Comparing Mountain Gorillas & Eastern Lowland Gorillas

Most travelers have often mistaken mountain gorillas and Eastern Lowland gorillas. Much as they all belong to the eastern gorilla species, the two gorilla species are different in one way or the other. Before booking and confirming a gorilla trip, travelers are ought to fully understand the difference between mountain gorillas and eastern lowland gorillas […]

Uganda's least Visited National Parks

Uganda’s Least Visited National Parks

Explore Uganda’s least visited National parks for a magical experience with Africa Adventure Safaris. Leaving out the most visited national parks of Uganda (Bwindi forest for gorilla trekking, Queen Elizabeth, Mt Rwenzori, Murchison falls parks) and the alike, The pearl of Africa has more to explore. We bring, Uganda’s 4 least visited national parks, which […]

Travel documents to Uganda

Travel Documents Required for Gorilla Trekking

Are you planning a gorilla safari to Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo? you ought to have the following list of travel documents to allow you to see the endangered gorillas. In all gorilla destinations, the government requires certain travel documents that every traveler visiting to see gorillas must-have. Short of these, a […]

New York Times Lists Uganda among the Top 52 Places to Visit in 2020

Uganda made it again to the New York Times’ list of the top 52 places to visit in the year 2020. The pearl of Africa was ranked one of the five African countries which the New York Rimes has recommended as must-visit destinations for every traveler in 2020. While explaining why visit Uganda, New York […]

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A Visit To See The Shoebill Stork In Uganda

A visit to see a prehistoric shoebill stork is a highlight of Uganda birding safaris. With no doubt, over 80% of birding travelers to Uganda choose to visit the iconic shoebill stork before thinking of all other bird species in the Pearl of Africa. Despite the many bird species that call Uganda home, the shoebill […]

Fishing spots in Uganda

Sport Fishing Safaris in Uganda

Sportfishing has currently become common on all Uganda safaris. Unlike in the past when sport fishing was rarely heard of in Uganda, the venture has presently become popular and many upcoming travelers ask to add sport fishing on their itineraries. Whereas most safaris to Uganda comprise of gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tours, bird watching, mountaineering and […]

Revenue sharing in Uganda

UWA Gives UGX 4.189 Billions to Communities Around Murchison Falls Park

As an initiative to support and appreciate local communities adjacent to National Parks, Uganda Wildlife Authority recently handed over UGX 4,189,834,069 to local communities surrounding Murchison Falls National park. The money was handed over by Professor Ephraim Kamuntu, the minister of tourism, wildlife antiquities at Bulisa district headquarters. This money will be shared between Pakwach, […]

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Chimpanzee Trekking In Budongo Forest

Budongo Forest is one of the few places to trek chimpanzees in Uganda. Whereas most of Uganda chimpanzee tours are done in Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo forest offers travelers with an experiential chimpanzee trekking experience at affordable rates. The rainforest is located in northwestern Uganda en route to Murchison falls National Park and it […]

Birding Safaris in Uganda

New Bird Species Discovered in Uganda

Bird watching is one of the key tourist activities in Uganda, an exceptional experience that attracts a high number of travelers to the Pearl of Africa. It’s undeniable that Uganda is a haven for birders being home to over 1065 bird species sited in different parts of the country. Over time, Uganda birding safaris have […]

Maiden Flights from Entebbe to Mombasa

Uganda Airlines Launch Direct Flights to Mombasa

Travelers from Uganda can now fly direct from Entebbe international airport to Moi International airport at the Coastal town of Mombasa, Kenya. On 11th November 2019, Uganda Airlines successfully launched its first direct flight to Mombasa. Bombardier CRJ900 jet flight UR 342 set off from Entebbe airport at 11:30 am and landed at Moi Airport […]

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UWA Penalties In National Parks

Uganda Wildlife Authority set penalties for people who misbehave in National parks and other protected areas in all parts of the country. The penalties are meant to ensure the safety of wildlife and travelers in the park. Travelers are reminded to read, understand and remember all rules and regulations guiding tourism in Uganda national parks […]

Must Visit Destinations in Uganda

Top National Parks In Western Uganda

Uganda, the pearl of Africa has 10 national parks scattered in different corners of the country. Each of these national parks is unique and exceptional in its own kind in terms of attractions, activities, location and history. Despite the 10 parks and many other protected areas, Uganda has, western Uganda stands out as exceptional. Over […]

Oldest gorilla family in Bwindi gets newborn gorilla

Mubare, the oldest gorilla group in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has received a newborn gorilla, born to Businza, one of the female gorillas in the group. Mr. Peter Mbwebwe, a warden for Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) who broke the good news of this new infant in the family says that both the newborn and […]

Foot wear for gorilla trekking

Gorilla Trekking Boots/Shoes

Planning to travel for a gorilla trek? Hiking boots/shoes are must-have if you want to have a successful mountain gorilla encounter. During gorilla tour inquiry, Africa Adventure Safaris always advise travelers to come with hiking boots to ensure a memorable gorilla trekking safari in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Trekking boots MUST […]

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What’s the day of Gorilla Trekking Like?

Is your gorilla trekking day coming closer? Are you wondering how the start and the entire day of the gorilla trek will be like? No worries, Africa Adventure gives you a highlight on what the day of gorilla trekking entails from start all through to the end. It’s obvious that most if not travelers coming […]

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Trekking Gorillas in Mgahinga Forest

You can now trek Uganda gorillas in Mgahinga forest National park setting off from Kigali Rwanda the same day. Flying to Kigali and crossing to Uganda for gorilla trekking is the best alternative for short time travellers. It only takes 5 hours drive from Kigali to Mgahinga forest whereas it takes 10 hours starting from […]

Monkey trekking in Uganda

Monkey Trekking In Uganda

Join and enjoy exceptional monkey trekking for a memorable Uganda safari. Unlike most Uganda safaris comprise of trekking gorillas an chimpanzees, opt for an optional monkey trekking in the ingle forests of Uganda for a once in a lifetime magical encounter. Uganda is home to numerous monkey species found in different rainforests in all corners […]

Kibale Forest National park

Chimpanzee Habituation Experience

When it comes to chimpanzee tours, we mostly talk about chimpanzee trekking leaving most people unaware of the exceptional chimpanzee habituation experience. The activity is a full day encounter with the endangered chimpanzees in the rain forest of Kibale Forest national park. Chimpanzee habituation gives travelers a chance to spend extended time to learn and […]

Gorilla groups

About Mountain Gorilla’s Social Groups

Mountain gorillas live in families also called social groups. Each social group is different from the other in terms of size, leader and history of formation. Extensive understanding of gorilla social groups, leadership, roles and formation is very crucial in gorilla tourism and conservation. You ought to know how a gorilla family you are trekking […]

Gorilla permits in Uganda

Uganda Wildlife Authority Sets New Gorilla Permit Prices

With effect from 1st July 2020, Uganda gorilla permits will cost $700 each. After many years of selling gorilla permits at $600, the Uganda Wildlife Authority has made a move to increase her gorilla permit by $100 to $700 or visitors trekking gorillas in Uganda. The new cost was set in the recent meetings by […]

Where to trek chimpanzees in Uganda

Chimpanzee Trekking In Kyambura Gorge

Join chimpanzee trekking tour in Kyambura gorge and discover the hidden gem of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge is a great add-on to your game viewing and Kazinga channel launch cruise on your Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Descend and track through the fabulous kyambura gorge settled between the […]

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Tourist Attractions In Western Uganda

It’s definite that western Uganda outcompetes other regions when it comes to remarkable tourist attractions and activities that offer memorable experiences. It’s evident that over 80% of tourists to Uganda opt for western region to explore the hidden gem. Therefore, any Uganda safari booking without visiting the western region is incomplete and missing. A combination […]

Uganda hosts a tourism night in Cairo

Uganda Hosts A Tourism Night In Cairo

While many people flock to Cairo for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Uganda Tourism Board has gone further to use this as a platform for promoting her tourism products and services. ON 2nd July 2019, Uganda Tourism Board organized the “AFCON 2019 night on the Nile” in Cairo aimed at promoting Uganda tourism products […]

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Where To See Mountain Gorillas In Africa

Are you wondering where is the best place to see gorillas? The magical experience of trekking mountain gorillas has become trips to see gorillas a dream for most travelers to Africa. The questions of where to see mountain gorillas, which country is best for gorilla trekking and which country offers affordable gorilla tours have continuously […]

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UWA To Fight The Construction Of A Power Dam At Murchison Falls By ERA

You must have heard about the proposal to construct a hydropower plant at Murchison falls. The proposal was submitted to the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on 7th June 2019 by Bonang power project dam at Murchison falls. However, the proposal was bitterly rejected by conservationists, tour operators, nature lovers and the entire tourism fraternity in […]

Uganda Airlines behind schedule for first commercial flights

Uganda Airlines Behind the Schedule for its First Commercial Flight

Uganda airlines may not operate its first commercial flight as was scheduled earlier. The national airline was planned to reach the skies in July 2019 but this may not work out due to unfinished tasks. Till now, Uganda Airline has not received its air operator’s certificate (AOC), which permits it to run commercial air transport […]

Where to go for Dark tourism in Uganda

Dark Tourism in Uganda

Dark tourism refers to trips to sites of the episode of human violence. It is a visit to the sites of murder and places of past horror. For example Visits to the furnaces of Auschwitz, the killing fields of Cambodia, the area surrounding Chernobyl, National September 11th Memorial & Museum and the visit to the […]

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Uganda Joins African Tourism Board

Uganda tourism is celebrating her membership to the African Tourism Board. The pearl of Africa finally managed to qualify as a member of the African Tourism Board, a great achievement that will put Uganda safaris to the next level. The addition of Uganda as an associate of ATB comes 2 years after the BBC described […]

Kenya Uganda Flying Safaris

New Flight Services From Masaai Mara To Uganda

With effect from 1st June 2019, Air Kenya  is set to launch direct flights from Masai Mara national park to Uganda. The new initiative will allow travelers to fly direct from Masai Mara in Kenya to Bwindi forest National park, Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth and Kidepo Valley National parks in Uganda. This is […]

Murchison falls national park

Murchison Falls; Tours & Safaris

The mighty Murchison falls is one of the remarkable tourist attractions after which Uganda was dubbed the Pearl of Africa. Also known as kabalega falls, Murchison falls is situated in the heart of Uganda’s oldest and largest national park (Murchison falls national park) between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert on the while Nile. The strong […]

Driving to Bwindi Foest

Drive Time to Bwindi Forest National Park

Visiting Bwindi forest to track and see mountain gorillas is one of the most done things on Uganda Safaris. The impenetrable forest is located in southwestern Uganda bordered by Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The park is home to the highest population of mountain gorillas, the key tourist attractions in the Pearl of […]

Direct flights to Uganda

Revived Uganda Airlines To Open Direct Routes From Major Tourism Source Markets

After close to 19 years of non-operating, the along awaited Uganda airlines finally revives to operation. Uganda airlines finally revive! There was too much excitement at Entebbe international airport on 24th April 2019 when Uganda’s warmly received the first two jetliners of Bombardier CRJ900S carrying the Uganda flag. Uganda airlines confirmed that two remaining Bombardier […]

Facts about mountain gorillas

About Mountain Gorillas

Listed among the world’s primates under critical threat, mountain gorillas are currently the largest living apes. They are covered with black fur, have a broad chest and arms most especially a fully grown male gorilla popularly known as a silverback. These rare primates are considered to be among man’s closest relatives and similar to humans, […]

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park named among world’s best hiking trails

CNN Travel has named Uganda’s mountain gorilla home of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as one of the best hiking trails in the world. Bwindi was placed in number 15 out of the 23 ranked hiking trails. “Wildlife walks don’t come more fascinating than a trip to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, where you can get up […]