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Kenya marks 50 years of independance

Kenya celebrates 50 years of independance

Kenya celebrates its 50th anniversary of independance!

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Permits and Gorilla Tracking in 2014

Permits and Gorilla Tracking in 2014

Update on new rates for gorilla tracking permits in Uganda for 2014 and guaranteed gorilla permits.

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MTN Marathon: run to change lifes!

MTN Marathon: run to change lifes!

Great Lakes Safaris participated again in the MTN International Marathon in Kampala to support the less privileged communities in the Karamoja region.

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Win a free safari trip to Uganda!

Orbitz Rewards Program

Win a free safari trip to Uganda with Orbitz Rewards Bags of Swag, sponsored by Great Lakes Safaris and Brussels Airlines!

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Miss Tourism Uganda visits Great Lakes

Miss Tourism Uganda at Great Lakes Safaris

Miss Tourism Uganda visited the Great Lakes Safaris office in Kampala and met with the Great Lakes team.

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Great Lakes in Top 100 SME’s Uganda

Great Lakes in Top 100 SME’s Uganda

Great Lakes Safaris made it again on the list of Top 100 SME’s in Uganda!

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Uganda shines during Solar Eclipse

Uganda shines during Solar Eclipse

Uganda shines during the rare Solar Eclipse and attracts thousands of visitors…

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East Africa launches tourist visa in UK

East Africa launches joint tourist visa in UK

East African countries Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya jointly launched the border-cross tourist visa which will be effective from 1 January 2014. The official launch was celebrated at the World Travel Market in the UK.

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Great Lakes Safaris at WTM London

Great Lakes Safaris at WTM London

While thousands of visitors flocked the country to witness the rare total solar hybrid eclipse, Great Lakes Safaris left for Europe to bring Uganda to the UK!

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Soon in Uganda… Total Solar Eclipse!

Video Solar Eclipse Uganda

Only a few days to go until thousands of visitors will witness an awe inspiring spectacle in Uganda…!

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Special Offer Uganda Lodges

Special Offer

Special offer!! 15% OFF accommodation rates at SIMBA SAFARI CAMP and BUDONGO ECO LODGE

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Ngamba Island’s alpha male Mika passes

Ngamba Island’s alpha male Mika passes

Ngamba Island’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary alpha male “Mika” passed away at Ngamba Island.

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The beauty of Lake Mutanda (Resort)

The beauty of Lake Mutanda (Resort)

With small islands dotting the surrounding lake and backdrop of misty volcanoes, this setting never fails to impress visitors…

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Ngamba Island “Rumble in the Jungle”

Rumble in the Jungle in Uganda

Great Lakes Safaris participated in the ‘Rumble in the Jungle” fund raising event to help feeding the chimpanzees at Ngamba Island.

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Gorilla Highlands receives World Summit Award

Gorilla Highlands pocket guide

Gorilla Highlands, an interactive travel guide from Uganda, was recently awarded with the World Summit Award.

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Uganda celebrates World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day 2013

On 27 September 2013, Uganda joined the world in the World Tourism Day Celebrations.

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