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.

October 30, 2019

Why Giraffes are being returned to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve after 40 years of extinction?

This week Uganda Wildlife Authority with support from the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, Chayenne Mountain Zoo in the United States and other local conservation groups started on […]
October 21, 2019

4 of the Best Parks to Spot a Shoebill in Uganda

Discover four of the best National Parks to see a Shoebill Stork on a Uganda Safari. The Shoebill stork, a prehistoric-looking bird that makes your heart […]
October 15, 2019

What to See and Do at Sipi Falls in Kapchorwa?

Sipi Falls are three incredibly beautiful waterfalls formed by the Sipi River as it cascades downhill from the upper slopes of Mount Elgon into the Kyoga […]
August 18, 2019
Sipi falls in Mount Elgon, Mbale

Best Things to Do In Mbale

Located 230km from Kampala, Mbale is a scenic town in Eastern Uganda with Mount Elgon as the main attraction. This substantial town was established at the […]
July 28, 2019
uganda kob - popular Uganda tourist activities

Popular Uganda Tourist Activities

The untold story about Uganda’s tourism includes the stunning lushness of the national parks, spectacular landscapes and a lot more. Some of the popular tourist activities […]
June 23, 2019
Black Rhino in Akagera park Rwanda

Akagera Park: Black Rhinos from Europe Translocated to Rwanda

According to Africa Parks, Rwanda government has made a partnership with them together with the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) to return Rhinos in […]
April 23, 2019
Kigali Rwanda

Top Things to do in Kigali Rwanda

Kigali Rwanda is built at the feet of Mount Kigali with 730km2 and a population of over 1.5 million people. Kigali city is known for its […]
April 10, 2019
Uganda tourism board statement on American Tourist Kimberley and Guide Mirenge

Uganda Tourism Board Statement on American Tourist Kimberley

By Lilly Ajarova, C.E.O – Uganda Tourism Board Uganda is safe and all national parks are open for visitation Security beefed up in Uganda’s national parks […]
March 11, 2019

Chimpanzee Tracking in Uganda – All you need to Know

The Chimpanzee – an inhabitant of the western rain forests is a species among the Primates world. Also known as human’s closest living relative which shares […]
February 12, 2019
romantic weekend getaway

5 Best Places for a Romantic Weekend Getaway In Uganda

These 5 places in Uganda have been rated as some of the most excellent destinations for a romantic weekend getaway. This is perfect for travelers willing […]
December 12, 2018
Uganda Tourism

Inside The Uganda Tourism Business

The Uganda tourism sector is one of the fastest growing sectors that contributes a lot to the country’s GDP. The Uganda tourism industry has contributed much to […]
November 15, 2018
Mountain Gorillas No longer listed as Critically Endangered

Mountain Gorillas No-longer Listed as Critically Endangered

The Mountain Gorillas do not live or survive in captivity and are only found in three countries i.e. Uganda, Rwanda and D.R. Congo – Africa. In […]
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