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13

Mar

Uganda Equator Line will go Green for St Patricks Day

Tourism Uganda will today be lighting the Equator Line Green as we join the Irish community in celebrating the St. Patrick's Day.   St. Patrick's day is celebrated across the world on the 17th March and several greened sites are spotlighted and publicized, and the equator in Uganda has been identified as one of the ...

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12

Mar

IGCP Starts the Bwindi Mountain Gorilla Census

This morning an enthusiastic team of about fifty two (52) people entered Bwindi Impenetrable forest from Ruhija and Ndego areas to start on the tedious work of counting mountain gorillas. The field teams will camp and work in the forest. They will hike through the forest – essentially combing the forest in search for gorilla ...

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13

Feb
A lion in the Hwange national park, Zimbabwe. Hunters have been able to kill lions with impunity with scant regards to sustainability of the population. Photograph: Christopher Scott/Alamy

South African lions eat ‘poacher’, leaving just his head

A suspected big cat poacher has been eaten by lions near the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police say. The animals left little behind, but some body parts were found over the weekend at a game park near Hoedspruit.   "It seems the victim was poaching in the game park when he was attacked ...

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19

Jan

Ravichandran Tharumalingam to climb Mt. Rwenzori Margherita

Uganda is privileged to host the Malaysian adventure brand Ambassador Mr. Ravichandran Tharumalingam, a mountain climber who has conquered Mountain Everest solely, and is on a quest to climb Mountain Rwenzori Margherita from today 19th January, -27th January, 2018.   He has climbed Mountain Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya and the 10 peaks in the desert, and ...

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20

Nov

Rwanda Approves VISAs Upon Arrival

All travelers can now obtain VISAs upon arrival on all Rwanda border points without prior application.   Previously, only travelers from African member states were able to obtain Visas on arrival while the rest had to first apply online.   See full communication below; Rwanda will now issue Visas Upon arrival without prior application.

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19

Jul

Kate’s Love Letter to Uganda

From the moment we stepped off the plane late at night, I knew I was going to love this country. We were greeted at the airport by our guide Isaac, who would be showing us around the country for the next week and a half (I really wish we had a lot longer). He was ...

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17

Jul

A Visit To The Chimp Island- Ngamba

Visiting “Chimp Island” or formally Ngamba Island was a fascinating introduction to our visit in Uganda. A 45 minute boat ride takes you to a small island where there are over 40 chimpanzees. These chimps are orphaned or confiscated from illegal poaching or from the pet trade. You have your choice between a day trip ...

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12

Jul

Churchill Safaris Wins Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellency Award 2017

Churchill Safaris & Travel has once again won the Trip Advisor Excellency Award for 2017 after winning the same award last year. "We are excited and grateful to our clients  that have continued to share the their experiences and recommendations on our Trip Advisor page."  said Ether Birungi the Director and Owner Churchill Safaris. Have ...

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9

May

Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) Respond to Increase Of Rwanda Gorilla Permit Fees

The Uganda Tour Operators Association (AUTO) has responded to the sudden increase Of Rwanda Gorilla Permit fees and has the Government of Uganda, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) not blindly follow suit by imposing a sudden raise in the current price of the gorilla permit from the current US$600.   Here is the full statement;   In a ...

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8

May
"Meeting those searching, intelligent eyes in a face that seems to reflect your own, is a powerful experience"

Rwanda Increases Gorilla permit tariffs to $1500

On 6th May 2017, The Rwanda Development Board announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. See the full statement below;   A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ 15,000, ...

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