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25 June 2021
Frequently Asked Questions About Traveling in Uganda in Light of COVID-19

FAQs About Traveling to Uganda in the Wake of COVID-19

Things you should know traveling post-Covid in Uganda Like every other country, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually every industry in Uganda and altered countless aspects […]
1 May 2021
What you should expect on an all-inclusive uganda safari trip

Uganda Safari — What You Should Expect

Uganda is a unique Africa safari destination compared to its eastern counterparts. On your Uganda safari holiday, you should expect a more varied landscape from the savannah plains to the rugged western region filled with various game, primates, and unique bird species.
16 May 2021
Is uganda good for safari?

Is Uganda Good For Safari?

Compared to its East African counterparts, Uganda is relatively good for safari. Although it may not match the sheer numbers of savannah wildlife in pioneer safari destinations like Kenya and Tanzania, Uganda offers a more varied safari experience.
11 May 2021
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda — A Guide To See Mountain Gorillas

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda — A Guide To See Mountain Gorillas

Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a once-in-a-lifetime journey to see the incredible mountain gorillas of central Africa's rainforests on the slopes of the Virunga Mountains and in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
15 March 2021
Uganda Gorilla Trekking Tours and Discounted Gorilla Permits 2021, Discounted gorilla permits, promotional uganda chimps permits, gorilla permits and park fees uganda 2021

Discounted Gorilla Permits & Promotional Rates 2021

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has officially extended promotional rates and discounted gorilla and chimps trekking permits up-to June 30, 2021, with an allowance to consider extending the low season rates to the end of 2021. The reduced park entrance permit prices were previously set out for December 2020, January, February, up-to March 2021. These 2021 discounted rates include gorilla trekking permits at 57% off, Chimpanzee tracking permit at $50 off, birding fees, and all park entry fees at 50% off. See details below.
27 February 2021
Gorilla Habituation Experience, trekking process in Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Mountain Gorilla Habituation in Bwindi

Mountain gorilla habituation experience in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest allows travelers to get within a few feet of a wild gorilla family and spend at least four hours with them in their natural habitat, escorted by primatologists, researchers and rangers.
23 February 2021
The history of Gorilla tourism and trekking gorillas in rwanda an uganda

The History of Gorilla Tourism

During the 1970-80 decade, the history of mountain gorillas mainly was about controlling poaching and counting the number of gorillas. In 1973 the first gorilla trekking experience was introduced.
12 February 2021
African Wild Valentine: Love and affection in the animal kingdom

African Wild Valentine: Love and affection in the animal kingdom

For many people feeling like their bond is extraordinary, the 14th of February is a special day to celebrate their bond. Down here in the East African wild, some animals celebrate Valentine’s day every chance they get. We look at some wild animals you may encounter on your safari trip that celebrate wild Valentine in the most interesting way. From the jungle’s ferocious kings to the insignificant savannah birds, an animal is celebrating a union of souls somewhere in the animal kingdom.
18 December 2020
Value of a Private, Custom Safari. Tailor-made Tours

Value of a Private, Custom Safari

What is a private or custom safari? A private, custom safari is a meticulously planned tour tailor-made, with you, to suit your particular travel style, avoiding your dislikes. Compared to a group safari that is already planned and priced for you, a tailor-made safari requires your involvement with an expert to put together and squeeze maximum value. If you're booking directly with a local expert like Nkuringo Safaris, emails and phone calls will be exchanged back and forth from the start till you get the destinations, attractions, accommodation, transportation, and meals right. Private safaris are more engaging, and the planning process can be a great experience for the traveler.
17 December 2020
Best 5 east Africa safaris for first-timers

Best 5 East Africa Safari For First-Timers

If it is your first time planning an Africa safari vacation, East Africa, the pioneer safari destination, is a great choice for first-timers. If you’ve never been to Africa before, you have so much to look forward to. East Africa offers the most leisurely introduction to the continent for first-time travelers, and it has the wildlife, scenery, ambiance, and expertise to show for it. East Africa is the eastern region of the African continent. It includes safari heavyweights like Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and the Indian Ocean islands of Zanzibar and Seychelles.
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