Internet fraud warning

We have had two recent emails about similar incidents of internet fraud whilst transferring money to Uganda. One of the victims has asked us to  publicise what happened to him as a warning to other travellers. "We arranged our trip with an operator recommended in your guidebook. I had a lengthy email correspondence with the company's owner a year ago … Continue reading Internet fraud warning


Uganda Crater Lakes Tours, Fort Portal

Wei Jan Wang writes: I would like to inform you of a new tour called Uganda Crater Lakes Tours, at Fort Portal. I visited Uganda in December 2015, where I met Noah, who lives in the Fort Portal area in Uganda. Noah studied tourism and has been working as a tour guide for a number … Continue reading Uganda Crater Lakes Tours, Fort Portal

2014 trip report

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Falls NP, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Chahafi, Mgahinga NP, Lake Mutanda and Bwindi NP   NB: some practical info may be outdated as the report is more than a … Continue reading 2014 trip report

No more tour operator/guide reviews

It is with both regret and relief that I have decided, after months of deliberation, to block all future posts and comments, positive or negative, relating to general tour operators and guides in Uganda. To place this decision in some perspective, when I started up this website in 2008, I envisaged that its primary role … Continue reading No more tour operator/guide reviews

Forest Tours and Safaris

Catherine writes: This past summer I mentioned our wonderful young guide Jonathan Mutegeki in Fort Portal.I would like all future visitors to Fort Portal to know that Jonathan is now part of a new tour agency called Forest Tours and Safaris.He can be reached at +256 777 638 415 or 070 168 7303 Jonathan … Continue reading Forest Tours and Safaris