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Top 5 Activities to do in Arusha

Arusha is one of Tanzania’s largest cities and it is endowed with several tourist attractions. It is the capital of the larger Arusha region and is ideally placed in the country’s north, near some of East Africa’s best national parks. Because of its location at the foot of Mount Meru, the city receives adequate rainfall and remains green all year. It’s no surprise that it’s renowned as Tanzania’s “green city.” Arusha is a multicultural city with a diverse population. It …

Is it Safe to Travel to Kenya?

Kenya is a popular safari destination with amazing safari destinations which are safe to visit. Thousands of tourists from around the globe visit Kenya’s great wildlife reserves each year, including the Masai Mara, Samburu, Amboseli, and Laikipia. The game-viewing in Kenya’s national parks and reserves is spectacular all year, the people are pleasant, and the logistics are simple. Kenya is a secure destination but like any large cities, there are pockets of crime some government travel advisories warn travelers of …

Horseback Safaris in Uganda

Uganda is a destination for horse lovers offering Uganda Horseback safaris in different locations. Nonetheless, seeing wildlife on a horse is a beautiful opportunity in Uganda. The experience allows you to get up close and personal with wild animals, which you wouldn’t be able to do on a typical safari game drive. Furthermore, it involves riding through breathtaking scenery and appreciating nature. Here are some of the destinations where one can have a horseback safari in Uganda; Horse riding in …

Top 10 Birding Destinations in Uganda

Uganda birding safaris will give you a number of birds on the massive avian list of more than 1,080 recorded bird species. Uganda is a popular birding haven for a small territory of about 233,205.1 square kilometers. Uganda has one of the largest concentrations of bird species per square kilometer in Africa. Uganda hosts 50% of Africa’s bird species and 11% of global ones. Hence, one of the top birding destinations on the continent for Africa birding tours. Its position …

Best Safari Holiday Destinations in East Africa

East Africa is a wild kingdom of extraordinary cultures, people, landscapes, and wildlife, all mingled in the world’s most spectacular side of the African continent. East Africa is the birthplace and home of the Africa Safari, where angulates stampede in their millions across the savannah plains. It is endowed with places where visitors can marvel at lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, and wild dogs roaming free in search of their next meal. Furthermore, the overwhelming scenes of abundance, life, death, untamed …

The 2022 Uganda Ebola Outbreak – Is it Still Safe to Visit Uganda?  

Ugandan health authorities reported an Ebola epidemic on September 20, 2022. The country has since documented 43 cumulative confirmed cases and 9 deaths. Ebola cases have been confirmed in the districts of Mubende, Kassanda, Kyegegwa, Kagadi and Bunyangabu. Uganda is no stranger to Ebola epidemics, having seen several in the past. The last Ebola outbreak that hit the “Pearl of Africa” was roughly a decade ago in 2014 with only about 100 cases and 53 deaths recorded. Many of these …

How to Prepare for a Tanzania Safari

Tanzania safari is by far Africa’s visual masterpiece especially in the famous Serengeti national park. It’s a land of breathtaking natural beauty, incredible wildlife viewing, powder white beaches, charming ancient towns, and archaeological UNESCO world heritage sites. Tanzania’s Great Migration, where mighty herds of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebras thunder across the Serengeti plains, is one of the most dramatic periods for a classic African safari. However, the country has much more to offer than a Big Five …

Best Places to see Rhinos in Wild Kenya

Kenya is in the top best safari destinations to see rhinos in Africa. It is home to both black and white rhinos, including the world’s only two remaining northern white rhinos. Kenya had at least 20,000 black rhinos but currently the numbers are less than 300 in the previous two decades. However, the black rhino population is rapidly recovering as a result of increasing conservation efforts, and there are presently over 600 black rhinos in Kenya. Here are the best …

How to do laundry while on an African Safari Holiday

Planning for an African safari vacation can be difficult, especially if you haven’t been on one before. You can find yourself wondering about several factors; What are you supposed to pack, are you taking too much, or too little, what will the weather be like, and are there laundry services? Packing all of your safari essentials especially with gorilla trekking and mountain hiking entails selecting both lightweight clothing that will fit inside a duffle bag plus the boots. When it …

10 reasons why Uganda should be on your bucket list

A Uganda safari because of the people, gorilla trek, climate and breathtaking scenery. Uganda encompasses the typical African travel experience any traveller could ever dream of. It is the confluence of African nature, landscape and cultural melting pot. Here are 10 reasons why Uganda should be on your bucket list. 1. Ugandans: Warm and Friendly People People come to Uganda for gorilla safaris but leave with good impressions of the people. Ugandans are some of the friendliest and most welcoming people …