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Money on safari
One of the things that can easily skip the mind while planning a safari is the extra cash you need on a safari. This money is for your personal spending for the duration of your safari and is used for buying some souvenirs, giving tips, buying a beer, and such expenditures. Depending on your spending...
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You will generally be expected to purchase your own drinks on safari. Most camps/lodges have a reasonable selection of wines and spirits – with the more upmarket ones generally offering more choice. Beer, cool drinks (sodas), bottled water, local gin, etc. are readily available everywhere. Prices vary depending upon where purchased. Please be aware that...
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Equator in Uganda
Getting a Uganda tourist visa allows entry into Uganda for all visitors who are visiting Uganda to see gorillas, and wildlife, experience the rich culture, and more. Citizens of most countries will be required to get an entry visa which authorizes them to visit and stay in Uganda for a given period of time. In...
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Tipping guidelines
This tipping guideline is meant to help you easily extend your gratitude to the people who help you on your Uganda safari holiday. Unlike in other places, tipping after service is not a compulsory or expected custom. This means that no one will remind you or hint at it, and therefore, as a guest, tipping...
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Accommodation in Uganda
Uganda is now a well-known African travel destination in the whole world, but the travel infrastructure used to be hugely lacking. People who visited Uganda in the 1990s and early 2000s always note how things have changed especially road and accommodation infrastructure. Visiting Uganda now is a swifter experience because there are so many options...
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Uganda Climate
Traveling to distant places can come with many questions and concerns. Over the years of operating tours and safaris in Uganda and East Africa, we have learned that the climate and seasons are part of such concern to our guests especially if they haven’t been to Uganda before. This article aims to address any questions...
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Responsible Travel Tips
These responsible travel tips will help you plan and make your African safari sustainable and good for the environment and the local communities. While travel has the advantage of bridging social and cultural gaps, it can also negatively impact natural ecosystems which is bad for the environment. With some conscious decision-making, you can enjoy an...
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About Mountain Gorillas
Mountain gorillas are some of the most interesting animals that tourists to Uganda and Rwanda enjoy seeing. As our close animal relatives, seeing gorillas is an experience of observing a family of gorillas go about their day in their natural habitat of the thick rainforest and steep ridges. Whether you have ever seen gorillas or...
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Gorilla Trekking Tips
Here are some Gorilla trekking tips and insights to help you prepare for an epic gorilla-tracking African holiday in Uganda or Rwanda. Gorilla Trekking ranks among one of the absolute highlights of a trip to Uganda. The feeling of being in the midst of these wonderful giants is indescribable and unforgettable. Gorilla trekking is a...
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Uganda Safari Packing List
Uganda is a beautiful place with so much to see, do and enjoy for visitors from all parts of the world. This is why more than 1 million tourists come every year to see gorillas, savannah wildlife, culture, and much more. Depending on what you want to do for your Uganda safari holiday, part of...
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Boat Cruise Safety
There are a number of destinations in Uganda where you can enjoy a boat cruise or a Launch trip. Some of these places include the Kazinga channel located in Queen Elizabeth Park, Victoria Nile in Murchison falls national park, Source of the Nile in Jinja, Lake Victoria, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mburo, and many other places....
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things to do in Kampala
Kampala, Uganda’s Capital city with an estimated population of over 2.5 million people has a lot of great activities for you as an individual or a group/couple. The people in Kampala are too friendly which leaves you no choice but to befriend them as well. Transport and accommodation are affordable well as you can get...
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