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Lake Mburo National Park

For a long time, Lake Mburo National Park has been looked down upon as a safari destination, and only visited by those wishing to cut down the long journey from gorilla tracking in Bwindi, to the airport in Entebbe. But, over the past couple of years, we believe lake Mburo has become a top safari destination in its own right. The reason that Lake Mburo wasn’t as well respected as the other savanna national parks was because of its lack of predators. The park does have lions,

Is Uganda a Luxury Safari Destination?

In the past Uganda had a reputation as an adventurous safari destination, more suited to backpackers than those looking for the utmost luxury. But is this still the case? For a lot of people, what would define making a safari ‘luxury’ would be the quality of the lodges you stay in. And, over the past few years there has been huge investment in the Ugandan tourism industry and thus there are now several accommodation options at each major safari destination, catering for a lar

What is Eco-Tourism?

You’ll hear plenty of tour operators and conservationists talk a lot about eco-tourism, but what actually is it and why is it important? Well, simply put, eco-tourism is using the money generated from tourism to conserve a specific area or habitat. Sounds simple enough right? Well it is, and it’s a brilliant and effective form of conservation. A great example of eco-tourism would be Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, home to nearly half of the world’s population of

Why I Love Uganda

When I first started to tell friends and family that I was starting a business in Uganda, one of the questions I got most frequently asked was “Is it safe?”. The more I spoke to them the more I realised people seemed to have a preconception of what Uganda would be like; a war-torn and poverty filled nation. And fair enough, I probably had the same preconceptions before I first visited, maybe because of the media portrayal, maybe the fact that Uganda is heavily featured on pro