Forbes names Uganda as one of the safest places to visit this month

Uganda has been named by Forbes among the best places open to visitors in the month of October, despite the Coronavirus ravaging the world. According to the list, whereas Europe looks as if the dreaded second wave of the virus is striking many parts, other parts of the world, Uganda inclusive are continuing to open […]

UWA relaunches primate tourism in the country after Covid-19 induced suspension

The minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities,Tom Butiime, has said the suspension of primate tourism has greatly affected the industry in terms of revenue and it’s operation. Butiime made the remarks at a function where the Uganda Wildlife Authority(UWA) officially relaunched primate tourism in the country at Buhoma Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Uganda Wildlife Authority […]

UTB launches digital led domestic tourism campaign dubbed ‘Take on the Pearl Of Africa’

Uganda Tourism Board has today launched a domestic tourism campaign dubbed ‘Take On The Pearl’. The 8-week long campaign is aimed at jump starting the country’s tourism; with focus on the domestic market, in addition to putting a spotlight on some of the country’s prized tourist attractions. Addressing the audience at the Virtual launch of […]

UWA fully reopens national parks to tourists

Uganda Wildlife Authority has announced that it has fully reopened all national parks to both local and international tourists around the country. Uganda Wildlife Authority has announced that it has fully reopened all national parks to both local and international tourists around the country. Following the announcement of the lockdown by government, all national parks, […]

Tour operators venture back into business with no end in sight for Covid-19 outbreak

As Covid-19 restrictions on travel continue to bite, Ugandan tour companies and operators are being forced to innovate. One of the leaders in this charge has turned out to be Karibu Travel Magazine which recently organised its first Covid-19 era group to Lake Bunyonyi in western Uganda. The trip, largely coordinated digitally, was part of […]

Entebbe Zoo reopens to tourists after five months closure

The Uganda Wildlife Education Conservation Centre (UWEC) commonly known as Entebbe Zoo has reopened for visitors after being closed for five months over the Coronavirus pandemic. The Uganda Wildlife Education Conservation Centre (UWEC) commonly known as Entebbe Zoo has reopened for visitors after being closed for five months over the Coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, the […]

UWA slashes fees in incentive to revive tourism as lockdown eases

Uganda Wildlife Authority has released a host of incentives aimed at reviving the tourism sector that has been greatly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic that hit the world. Uganda Wildlife Authority has released a host of incentives aimed at reviving the tourism sector that has been greatly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic that hit the […]

How to conquer the magical Margherita Peak of Rwenzori Mountains

The Rwenzori Mountains National Park covers nearly 100,000 ha in western Uganda and comprises the main part of the Rwenzori mountain ranges which includes Africa’s third highest peak (Mount Margherita: 5,109 m). Among the top 10 national parks of Uganda is the famous Rwenzori Mountains national park located in western Uganda which attracts mostly the […]