Sustainable eco-tourism award

Great Lakes CEO and founder Amos Wekesa has won a sustainable eco-tourism award this week for his outstanding contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda. The award was given by the ministry of tourism, wildlife and antiquities, one of just 6 prestigious awards, at a ceremony at Kampala Serena Hotel on world wildlife day 3rd March. Great [...]

Covid Update March 2021

We would like to share with you important updates from destination Uganda. Covid 19 Vaccination in Uganda Just a quick reminder, Uganda has 40,367 confirmed cases of covid, 19, 334 deaths and 14,989 recoveries with 48% of the cases being on Kampala, the capital city. We are happy to inform you that Uganda will be [...]

2016 June News Update

Activities The Primates take top spot for June’s Favorite activities Our feedback shows an overwhelming high rating for Chimpanzee Tracking and Gorrilla Trekking. With the weather warming up now the primates were out to play this past month. Just a reminder: Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda can be experienced in 3 areas: Kibale Forest National Park Budongo [...]

2016 May News Update

Activities Bwindi: The Ultimate Gorilla Habituation Experience Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has introduced a mountain gorilla habituation experience – the very first of its kind in the world. With two new gorilla families being habituated in the Rushaga sector of southern Bwindi. Typical gorilla trekking is restricted to only one hour under circumstances that one cannot [...]