Detailed August 2019 trip report

Carrie writes: I just finished an incredible month-long backpacking trip around Uganda. Your guide was invaluable for figuring out how to do things independently - thank you! Just have a few updates and report backs to share: - Bwindi: I tracked gorillas at Ruhija. As far as I could tell it’s virtually impossible to get … Continue reading Detailed August 2019 trip report

December 2018 trip report

Fred Hodgson writes: We spend December in Uganda again and had a successful trip. Our route was mainly triangular from Entebbe west to Kanyanchu, then 'down' to QENP and on to  Buhoma, Ruhija and Nkuringo before swinging by Lake Mulehe to Kanaba Gap and back by Lake Mburo. Duration was 4 weeks. was good to see … Continue reading December 2018 trip report

The Elephant Home, QENP

Felex Kamalha writes: A new community campsite has started at Kikororngo community, near Queen Elizabeth national park, on the road to on Fort Portal. It currently has two to three self-contained twin rooms, five camping shades and a big open camping ground. The campsite also has a small restaurant that doubles as a gift shop on the … Continue reading The Elephant Home, QENP

Enjojo Lodge, Ishasha

Patrick writes: A new lodge (Enjojo Lodge) is about to open (May-June 2015) near Ishasha Gate. It is situated just opposite Ishasha gate, in the valley, approx 2.5 km off the Katunguru-Kihihi road. It is owned and run by a co-Belgian, a Ms Kristine. The lodge is situated  in the savannah bordering the NP and … Continue reading Enjojo Lodge, Ishasha

Kichwamba Escarpment Community Tourism Initiative

Deborah writes: Between Nov 17 and Dec 3, 2014, we volunteered at Healthy Child Uganda in Mbarara, and were tourists on weekends. Although we asked for alternatives to the usual tourist spots, all our inquiries directed us to the National Parks, which are indeed wonderful. Those we asked were clear – the infrastructure doesn’t exist … Continue reading Kichwamba Escarpment Community Tourism Initiative