Travel tips, reviews, news & Events around East Africa

At Primate World Safaris, we have gathered detailed information, news and stories that could be of interest to those planning to travel to East Africa. There are about 5 countries in this region and these include TanzaniaKenyaUgandaRwandaBurundi and South Sudan. Major cities and towns are Dar es salaam, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Nairobi, Kampala, Jinja, Kigali, Bujumbura and Juba respectively. The Latest travel news around East Africa include visa information, health requirements, trekking tips, top places to visit, the best highlights on a safari, safety precautions and so much more.

Read our blog with the best tips, reviews, events & latest travel news around East Africa.

November 17, 2017
honeymoon destinations in Uganda

Best Honeymoon Destinations in Uganda

Uganda has a number of honeymoon destinations that you can choose from all with amazing sceneries and comfortable accommodation facilities. Any newly-wed couple wouldn’t dare to […]
October 30, 2017

Fly to Rwanda, Track Gorillas in Bwindi

Did you know you can fly to Kigali, Rwanda through RwandAir and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest to track Gorillas ? The journey is not a […]
October 18, 2017

The UK Loosens Travel Restrictions to Uganda

Uganda, a land-locked country in Eastern Africa is one of the countries that the UK decided to loosen travel restrictions. From a press release by the […]
September 28, 2017
African Safari

How to choose the right African Safari Package

Choosing the right African Safari package is a big contribution on how you will enjoy your stay in Africa. Well – an African Safari is probably […]
September 12, 2017
interesting facts about uganda - fortportal craters

Interesting Facts About Uganda

Uganda, just like any other East African Country has a lot of interesting facts and most of which may contribute to its lush green scenery, fascinating […]
August 24, 2017
Kwita Izina

Kwita Izina, Gorilla Naming Ceremony in Rwanda

Kwita Izina is an ancient tradition which involves holding a ceremony to name new born baby gorillas. It was introduced in 2005. Also this is the […]
August 8, 2017
Rolex

Rolex – The Ugandan Street Food

Rolex is a popular Ugandan recipe or street food (snack) which is enjoyed by people of any age, color or tribe. It involves eating a chapatti […]
July 11, 2017
Top 10 attractions and places to see in Uganda, murchison falls

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Uganda

Top 10 places and Attractions to see in Uganda Uganda, also known as the Pearl of Africa has 15% of its land covered by water. Lake […]
July 11, 2017
Batwa People and Cultural Experiences

The Batwa People & Experiences

The Batwa people – locally known as the keepers of the forest are the most vulnerable, marginalized, voiceless and endangered group of people found in south […]
May 8, 2017
rwanda gorillas permits increased to 1500 dollars

Rwanda Development board increases price for Gorilla Permits

On 6th of May 2017, the Rwanda Development Board announced an increase in the price of Gorilla trekking Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for […]
May 2, 2017
Rwanda re-introduces the Eastern Black Rhinos at Akagera National park

Rwanda re-introduces the Eastern Black Rhinos at Akagera National park

Eastern black rhinos have been re-introduced to Rwanda after the last individual was documented in the country 10 years ago – a historic move for the […]
April 10, 2017
Gorilla trekking health requirements

Gorilla, Chimp Tracking Health Requirements

Mountain gorillas and Chimpanzees are highly susceptible to human diseases including flu and colds and that’s why the tracking health requirements are important. If you are […]
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