Best Tipping Guide for a Safari in Uganda

Sammy Sikombe

1000 Shades of Green Tour & Safaris wants to clarify issues related to guide tipping expectations prior to your safari. This eliminates confusion about this issue on your part at the end of your safari. It is the cultural and professional tradition in East African that safari guide-drivers receive a small fraction of their compensation directly from the tour operator. …

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Essential Packing List for your next Gorilla Trek

Essential Packing List for your next Gorilla Trek

Hiking Boots Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National park involves trekking / hiking in search for the endangered mountain gorillas. Because of the nature of the forest plus the altitude, you need light weight hiking boots for this activity. Garden Gloves You will require gloves to protect you hands during your gorilla trek. As you move in this forest, remember …

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Uganda, East Africa Travel Tips

Uganda, East Africa Travel Tips

Below are items to bring on safari based on weather and climatic conditions. Almost all safari supplies needed can be bought in one of the big towns or cities near destinations visited. Technologies such as cameras, binoculars and tablets should purchased prior to traveling, because the price for them might be twice in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya & Tanzania than in …

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Packing List for your Safari in Uganda

Packing List for your Safari in Uganda

General Packing List We highly recommend you to pack as light as possible. Always remember to leave space for souvenirs and gifts. You should ensure that you have all the travel documents including passports, visas and money in your person. A small pouch or a bag that hangs around the neck is recommended. Strong and comfortable shoes, preferably waterproof are …

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Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro for a Cause

Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro for a Cause

Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa’s tallest mountain (19341 ft.) for a Cause! Combine the thrill of climbing on one of the world’s greatest peaks, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with the satisfaction of helping those in need. Global Groundwork Foundation, 501(c)(3) has partnered with 1000 Shades of Green Tour & Safari Co. to organize a 10-day trip for 30 adventurous individuals to climb Africa’s tallest …

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