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Travel Documents, Visas, Vehicle Crossing in East Africa Countries – Frequently asked questions

28th March 2017

Questions about Visa and Travel Document Requirements when travelling between Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi. do I need a visa when crossing from one country to another? How do I cross borders with my own vehicle? a) Do I need a visa to travel from one EAC country to the next?If you are a citizen…

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How To Book 2017 Gorilla tracking/ Trek Permits in Uganda

15th February 2017

Mountain Gorilla in Bwindi, Uganda How to book 2017 gorilla tracking and trek permits for for your tour in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park – Quick step illustration of how you can buy the gorilla permit for your trek this year In Uganda, Gorilla tracking is done in either Bwindi Impenetrable…

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Gorilla eating, Rwanda

How to Book 2017 Gorilla Tracking Permits in Uganda

26th January 2017

How to book 2017 gorilla tracking and trek permits for your tour in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park – Quick step illustration of how you can buy the gorilla permit for your trek this year. In Uganda, Gorilla tracking is done in either Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National…

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Who needs yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate to Rwanda, Who is exempted from the Immunisation certificate?

1st July 2016

While Rwanda is Yellow Fever free, following the current active outbreak of Yellow Fever in Angola and the documenting of imported cases in some countries, the Rwandan Ministry of Health is implementing measures to prevent the import of Yellow Fever cases and therefore protect the health of residents and visitors. The following instructions are delivered…

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ELEPHANT ELECTROCUTED AT QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

21st June 2016

ELEPHANT ELECTROCUTED AT QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARKEzaruku Draku Franklin (URN)  An adult bull elephant was Monday morning discovered dead in Mweya Peninsula of Queen Elizabeth National Park.  Uganda Wildlife Authority Public Relations Manager Jossy Muhangi says that the carcass of the 35-year-old elephant was found lying near a ground transformer with cables attached to a…

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Uganda Launches e-Visa application

11th June 2016

All those who have guests, friends or relatives visiting Uganda, kindly advise them to apply for the Visas online. Soon they will be no issuance at the point of entry.It is not yet however known if Uganda will continue for the time being with a  parallel process of Visa on arrival as has been the…

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Who Needs and How to Apply for Rwanda Visa– Tourist Visa Entry Requirements, East Africa Tourist visa application

16th May 2016

If you are a foreiegner visiting Rwanda, you should submit your visa application to the Rwandese embassy or diplomatic mission near you for processing. Where this mission isn’t available, you can request for a visa acceptance letter online which you will present on arrival to get your visa upon payment of the visa fee  –…

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When is the Best time for gorilla trekking/ tracking in Rwanda and Uganda?

6th January 2016

When is the best time to visit/ track or trek the gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda? Which months should one try to avoid, which months are the best for gorilla trekking? While tracking or trekking mountain gorillas can be done any time of the year in either countries where (mountain gorillas are found i.e Rwanda…

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Comparing Gorilla Trekking Tours In 2016 : Uganda Vs Rwanda – Compare prices, tracking experience, hardness,etc

4th January 2016

Comparison of 2016 Gorilla Tracking in Uganda and Uganda – Which is the best place to do a gorilla trek – Uganda or Rwanda? Which is more viable or cheaper: Bwindi or Volcanoes National Park, Which is more easy to access, Is tracking Rwanda better than Uganda? Call it gorilla trekking or tracking or whatever,…

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Uganda 2016 April May Gorilla Trek Permit Prices Reduced to $450 (special promotion)

31st December 2015

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has cut all gorilla tracking permits prices in Bwindi for the month of April and May 2016. For promotional gorilla tracking tour packages please visit www.gorillasandwildlifesafaris.com  and remember to ask for this discount to be passed on to you when booking your gorilla tour for April/May 2016.. The discounted prices apply…

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