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Jungle Tales No. 3

Jungle Tales No. 3

Greetings from the Pearl of Africa! Welcome to yet another edition of the Jungle Tales. They say a bad beginning makes for a good ending, but what if the beginning was good? Well ours was a good one and we don’t see a near end in sight. Basing in a hub of cultural and bio […]

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Uganda Introduces Online Visa Applications

Uganda e-visa

The Uganda department of immigration has introduced an online ONLY visa processing system in step with current trends around the region.

With effect from 01st July 2016, all persons intending to visit Uganda and require a Visa shall be required to apply for a Visa online at https://visas.immigration.go.ug/ and follow the easy and straight forward prompts then submit.

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Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate

Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate

REF: Statement on the recently reported incidents of Yellow Fever

Following an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Angola and some cases reported in Kenya and Uganda by their respective Ministries of Health; Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya have now made it a mandatory requirement for all travelers to and from these countries to present updated Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate at all ports of entry

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Jungle Tales no. 2

Our new Newsletter –  Jungle Tales no. 1

Greetings from the jungle…

A very warm hello to you all, it is with great pleasure that we welcome you back from the year of the chimp. Congratulations upon your safe return.

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Bwindi: The Ultimate Gorilla Habituation Experience

Gorilla Safari 2016 – Low Season Special

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has introduced a mountain gorilla habitation experience – the very first of its kind in the world. With two new gorilla families being habituated in the Rushaga sector of southern Bwindi. Typical gorilla trekking is restricted to only one hour under circumstances that one cannot always fully control. However, in this […]

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Our new Newsletter – Jungle Tales no. 1

Our new Newsletter –  Jungle Tales no. 1

Greetings from the jungle…

A very warm hello to you all, it is with great pleasure that we welcome you back from the year of the chimp. Congratulations upon your safe return.

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Great Lakes Safaris Video Competition

Great Lakes Safaris Video Competition

Participate in our Great Lakes Safaris Video Competition and win a free safari package to Budongo Forest Reserve and Murchison Falls National Park!

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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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Gorilla Safari Information

Gorilla Family Bwindi National Park

No African safari tour is complete without seeing the Mountain Gorillas. Gorilla permits are available in Uganda and Rwanda.

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Fly-in Uganda Safari – 10 days

Fly-in Uganda Safari – 10 days – 2013

Day 1: Arrival Arrival at Entebbe Airport where you will be welcomed and transferred to your accommodation in Entebbe. Overnight at The Boma (B&B). ** Airport transfer arranged by your guesthouse. ** Day 2: Entebbe – Bwindi National Park Early in the morning drop off at Entebbe International Airport for a domestic flight to Western […]

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Secrets of the North Safari

Traditional hut Sipi Falls

Go off the beaten track and explore the unknown east and north of Uganda. An amazing safari that combines Uganda’s most beautiful national parks with community experiences and the finest lodges of the country.

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Opening new office – NTV video

Opening new office – NTV video

Opening of the new office of Great Lakes Safaris on NTV Business:

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Opening of the new offices – a pictorial

Opening new office Great Lakes Safaris

Great Lakes Safaris recently had a colorful launch of the new office premises that were newly built on Mutungo Hill to create a good working environment and coordination of activities that have grown over the years and new upcoming ones that we have projected. The event was embraced by senior government officials with the Minister […]

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Primate Special Uganda

Primate Special Uganda – 9 days

including 1 free gorilla permit for every second person!

This Primate Special combines the highlights of the country including exciting chimp walks, wildlife viewing and of course the unforgettable gorilla tracking. An ideal safari for those who do not have too much time for traveling or would like to combine it with a visit to Kenya, Tanzania or Zanzibar. In support of Eco Tourism!

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Rwanda Classic Safari – 7 Days

Rwanda Classic Safari –  6 Days

Experience all the highlights in just one trip! From the Genocide Memorial sites in Kigali to the wilderness in Akagera, the African jungle in Nyungwe Forest and the Virunga Volcanoes in Volcanoes National Park. Day 1: ARRIVAL You will be welcomed by a representative of Great Lakes Safaris who will transfer you to your hotel […]

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Mount Kenya – 5 days Sirimon – Naromoro Trek

Mount Kenya – 5 days Sirimon – Naromoro Trek

This trek offers good opportunities for acclimatization prior to ascending to the summit. Unlike the normal itinerary up and down the Sirimon route, this trek includes an extra day at Mackinders Camp for acclimatization before the final ascent to the summit. It is a good choice for first time high-altitude hikers and those arriving from […]

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