What to Pack for your Safari in Uganda & Rwanda

What to Pack for your Safari

Before you choose to come to Africa for a safari, you need to know what should be packed. Obviously you must have a passport and visa. This is very vital for a successful Uganda or Rwanda safari. The two countries offer a variety of safaris and they include, Primate Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Nature walks, Fly in Safaris, Cultural safaris, Food …

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Best Accommodation Facilities in Zanzibar

Best Accommodation Facilities in Zanzibar

Whether you are you are looking for an ideal romantic gateway or unwind on one of East African white sandy beaches after a tiring and bumpy African safari, 1000 Shades of Green has an adventure for you on the shores of Indian Ocean. In partnership with The Zanzibar Collection privately owned collection of beautiful luxury hotels and resorts inspired by …

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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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