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.

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 […]
April 4, 2017
Kidepo Valley national park - world travel awards

Kidepo Valley nominated for World Travel awards 2017

Kidepo Valley National park is found in Uganda, on the north eastern part near the border of South Sudan and Kenya.  Its 1442 square kilometers in […]
April 3, 2017
World Travel Market 2017

World Travel Market Africa 2017

World Travel Market delivers the leading global events for the travel industry. The Africa show was launched in 2014 to bring the benefits and opportunities of […]
March 16, 2017
East Africa Tourist Visa

East Africa Tourist Visa

The East Africa Tourist Visa will allow you to travel between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda with the same multiple entry visa. This visa is the result […]
March 6, 2017
Tree Climbing lions

The Tree Climbing Lions of Ishasha

The Ishasha Sector is a remote area in south western part of Queen Elizabeth national park, Uganda’s most popular & most visited park by tourists from […]
February 28, 2017
World Wildlife Day


3rd March is the International World Wildlife Day – day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora […]
February 24, 2017
Jinja, source of the Nile


Jinja is the Adventure Capital of East Africa and also has the source of the mighty River Nile ~ the world’s Longest River. If you are […]
February 18, 2017
Lake Victoria beach - Entebbe

Top Five Places to See in Entebbe, Uganda

For most travelers from all over the world, these places have been considered to be the best places to visit in Entebbe. They have been rated […]
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