Goran writes: Route travelled: Entebbe-Kampala-Fort Portal-Kasese-Kampala-Mbale-Sipi-Kampala-Murchison Falls NP-Kampala-Kabale-Kisoro-Buhoma-Butotoga-Kanunga-Kabale-Katuna-Kigali(Rwanda) Places visited: Entebbe, Fort Portal, Crater Lake Valley, Kibale NP, Rwenzori NP, Kampala, Sipi Falls, Mount Elgon NP, Murchinson Falls NP, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Chahafi, Mgahinga NP, Lake Mutanda and Bwindi NP NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a … Continue reading 2014 trip report
Virunga National Park in the DRC bordering Rwanda and Uganda has reopened and is now taking bookings for mountain gorilla trekking and accommodation at Mikeno Lodge. Hikes up Nyiragongo volcano and the Tongo chimpanzee treks should soon be available. For further details see http://www.visitvirunga.org or https://www.facebook.com/virunga.
Pim writes: The past half year I stayed a total of 5 months in Uganda of which I was approximately one and a half month travelling in that country. Here I will share some of the experiences I had during my travels and I shall provide some information and updates to the Bradt Travelguide, that … Continue reading Recent trip report
3 Weeks in Uganda - Our Experience Our itinerary In August 2011, we visited the string of National Parks in western Uganda, starting with Lake Bunyonyi, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elisabeth National Park including the Ishasha Sector, Kibale Rain Forest, Semliki National Park, Murchison Falls National Park including Budongo Forest and last but not … Continue reading Gilles & Heidi’s trip report
Volcanoes Safaris, one of the top operators in Uganda, has recently opened the exclusive Kyambura Gorge Lodge in the Kyambura sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of the country's prime chimp tracking sites. For further information check the webpage kyambura-gorge-lodge
As of 1 July 2011, the Uganda Wildlife Authority implemented a fee structure that increases entrance fees for National Parks by around 15% and institutes new fees for various unguided activities such as US$100 for birding in Semliki or US$80 for hiking on a trail in Mgahinga. Please click here for the full 2011-2013 tariff structure … Continue reading New UWA fee structure
Thanks to Wild Frontiers for alerting us to an increase in chimpanzee tracking tariffs, to be implemented as of 1 July 2011. The new price will be US$50 per person/trek in Chamburu (Kyamburu) Gorge QENP and US$150 per person/trek in Kibale Forest.