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1 Day Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest

Kori Safaris organises One Day gorilla Treks starting from Kabale or Kisoro towns, both located on the edges of the Impenetrable forests of Bwindi National park. The forest habours more than 10 habituated groups of Africa’s endangered mountain gorillas. Below are some of the top Bwindi areas and habituated groups Buhoma Area of Bwindi Impenetrable [...]

By | 2018-04-15T20:42:34+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Uganda|0 Comments

World’s tallest mammal crosses Nile to new home

Giraffes crossing Ready to cross River Nile With their tall necks and spindly legs, one would think giraffes are superb swimmers just like the giant elephants. Well, no. For years, Rothschild's giraffes have been stuck on the northern side of the River Nile and had to be manually translocated. But it was no [...]

By | 2018-04-15T20:42:37+00:00 February 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

1 Day Jinja Private Tour Uganda

Jinja as a tourist destination offers a unique safari since it offers get a chance to adventure different features and activities unique to Uganda. Our company provides private day tours to Jinja mainly because they a tailored to the client’s needs. There are several activities to choose from, whether you are on a romantic [...]

By | 2018-04-18T14:39:12+00:00 October 17th, 2015|Tours|0 Comments

Cabinet approves new Uganda Tourism Policy

Uganda Cabinet approves new Tourism Policy A national tourism policy that aims to enhance competitiveness of Uganda's tourism sector through effective marketing, promotion, research and infrastructure development has been approved by cabinet. Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi, the minister for information and national guidance, said that the existing policy formulated in 2003 had run its course, [...]

By | 2018-04-15T20:42:37+00:00 June 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Low Tour prices give Uganda an advantage over its neighbours

The Safari costs are fundamental in making Uganda a more competitive tourism destination as compared to the other East African Countries like Kenya and Tanzania for low end or modest travellers. According to Tour Operators and Travel agents operating in several countries of the great lakes region, a tourist gets better value for money in [...]

By | 2015-06-04T06:42:03+00:00 June 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

UTB discounts tours to boost domestic tourism

In its commitment to promote domestic tourism with a bang this year, the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in partnership with Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Safari Guides Association has started providing highly discounted domestic adventures around the country. According to UTB Head of Marketing Mr Edwin Muzahura, this was prompted by an overwhelming public [...]

By | 2015-03-10T10:48:52+00:00 March 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

East African countries waive visa fees for touring Foreign Residents

Tourism visa fees have been waived for foreign residents by Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda in order to allow easy access to the region’s various tourism attractions. The East Africa Tourist Visa (EATV) has been costing $100 and was valid for 90 days but effective December 15, 2014, foreign residents will no longer pay this fee. [...]

By | 2018-04-15T20:42:37+00:00 December 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

UK online survey puts Uganda ahead of Spain as a tourism destination

Uganda has been chosen a better safari destination than spain in an international online survey conducted by The Guardian. The leading newspapers in UK conducted a poll with a question, “where would you prefer to go on holiday?”, and 79% of the respondents said they would rather visit Uganda than head to Spain. The website, [...]

By | 2018-04-15T20:42:37+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Uganda Tourism the top foreign exchange earner

According to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), tourism is the top foreign exchange earner taking over foreign remittances. In 2013, the tourism sector contributed 7.9% to Uganda's GDP totaling to about sh5.5 trillion with an investment as little as sh800m last year. The return on investment is high and it shows that tourism could create more [...]

By | 2018-04-15T20:42:37+00:00 October 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Mbale chosen to host World Tourism Week

The full week from 20th September to 27th September is annually recognized as World  Tourism Week. This time of the year, Mbale is popularly known for circumcision festival, “Imbalu” characterized by sounds of kadodi drums and cultural dance performances. The Imbalu is a path to manhood and involves braving the stitch of the imbalu knife [...]

By | 2014-09-18T10:00:50+00:00 September 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments