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Kigali City's Day Tour
"Your driver/guide will meet you at your hotel for a city tour. In a group of 10 people (min) this tour will continue to the old Quartier commercial where some old fashioned buildings are still found before heading to the rapidly changing neighbourhoods via the colorful Nyabugogo valley which is the main taxi park serving all four corners of the country.From Nyabugogo you will continue to Nyamirambo - famous for its various informal businesses and never sleeps and is known for its nightlife. You will then visit KN 2 Avenue to see the first German colonial residents house of Rwanda built in 1907 and now serves as a Nat
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Lake Nakuru Day Trip From Nairobi
"Lake Nakuru a small (it varies from 5 to 30 square kilometers) shallow alkaline lake on the edge of the town of Nakuru lies about 160 kilometers north of Nairobi. It can therefore be visited in a day tour from the capital or more likely as part of a circuit taking i often more than a million maybe two. The park now has more than 25 rhinos one of the largest concentrations in the country so the chances of spotting these survivors are good. There are also a number of Rothschild's giraffe again translocated for safety from western Kenya beginning in 1977. Waterbuck are very common and both the Kenya species are found here. Among the predators are lion and leopard the latter being seen much more frequently in recent times. LAKE NAKURU DAY TRIP ITINERARY0700hrs: Depart Nairobi for Nakuru National park 1000hrs: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a 2hr game drive. 1230hrs:
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Day Trip to Lake Nakuru from Nairobi
"After picking you up early in the morning from your hotel in Nairobi we will depart on our 2-5 hour drive towards Lake Nakuru national parkincluding a stop at the Lake Nakuru viewing point.On arrival at the Lake Nakuru park you will embark on a game -viewing drivewith a a chance to see some of Kenya's remarkable bird life on the beautiful lakes of the Rift valley.Keep your eyes open for other animals grazing along the shorelineincluding some of Africans famous game animals.Lake Nakuru has earned its fame as the home of the greatest bird spectacle in the worlda myriad of often more than a million pink flamingos that flock to feed at its shallow warm waters.Depending on how many wildlife we come acrosswe will leave the park between 15.00 and 16.00 to arrive back in Nairobi between 18.00 and 19.00and we drop you at your hotel."
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Brighton from Churchill Tours: our ideal guide!

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Two sides of the capital town

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Currency Exchange

There are many currency exchange office all over Kampala and the exchange rates are same as Central Bank of Uganda, Prefered Currency is US Dollar (50's and 100's)The rates fluctuate daily (3 times a...
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Visa on Arrival at the Land Border

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Ugandan traditions

Ugandans still have their ancient traditions at heart. Many different tribes live in Uganda and all of them have their own traditions; Baganda, Batooro, Acholi, Toro, Teso, Bauyoro, Bagisu, Alur...and...
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May 11, 2012

Very busy streets

Kampala as a capital city and gives the impression of a very busy place but fact is, most of this people just wandering aimlessly around. During day light everybody is out in the streets moving up and...
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May 10, 2012

Poor country hard to survive

Uganda is incredibly poor country, from the Pearl of Africa, as it was used to call before, it turned into one of the poorest country in the eastern Africa. During era of Idi Amin Dada the whole...
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croisbeauty
May 10, 2012

Two sides of the capital town

Kampala is full of contrasts, on one side stands fancy buildings (mostly banks) and next to it the city slums. Next step, same in the city centre, one could see marabou while digging wild junkyard....
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Apr 15, 2012

Safari - Murchison Falls

Murchison Falls National Park A 3-day safari through Murchison Falls National Park, complete with a cruise along the Nile River, was a great way to end our 5 1/2 weeks in Africa. We went with Speke...
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Humble School in Mukono

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Jul 17, 2009

Gorilla Treking in Uganda

Yeah it's very timely to book your permit around this time of the year(February) as it will be cheaper and the price increases with time and if i am not wrong, the treks are usually more in June,July...
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Feb 26, 2009

The real Pearl of Africa

Uganda is truely the Pearl of Africa as its refered to and the best expression of this is in its natural beauty! From an evergreen vegetation to a variety of wild animals , natural and fresh foods,...
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Around Old Kampala.

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Boat trip along Albert lake.

This boat trip is the continual part of my Masindi one day tour . After having a lunch break at Red Chilli hotel which is in the park area not so far from the ferry crossing pier.We had some light...
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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Mountains gorillas are one of the notable natural wonders of Uganda! When people think of Africa they are usually thinking of safaris and ask themselves that does Uganda deliver with the anticipated...
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Lubiri Palace.

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Masindi

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St.Paul's Cathedral Namirembe.

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"Undoubtedly one of Africa's hidden gems!"
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"Uganda - The Pearl of Africa"
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