Martin Ngabirano

September 20, 2023

Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park, the true African Wilderness. Kidepo Valley National Park is located in Uganda’s distant NorthEastern corner, close to Kenya and South Sudan. It […]
June 29, 2023

African Painted Dogs in Uganda

The African Painted Dogs which went extinct in Uganda in the 1980s were sighted a few days ago around the Narus River in Kidepo Valley National […]
April 20, 2023

Two baby Rhinos born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Two baby rhinos have been born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. The two male rhinos born in two consecutive days at the sanctuary. This brings the total […]
October 1, 2020

Papyrus Gonolek Interesting Facts:

Papyrus Gonolek Interesting Facts, Photos: On any bird watching tour in Uganda, one is likely to see the shy papyrus gonolek. Although common, it is not […]
September 6, 2020

Uganda Opens National parks for Tourism:

Uganda Wildlife Authority has issued a statement announcing the opening up of all national parks for tourism – Primate parks inclusive. This follows consultations with various […]
August 31, 2020

African Darter: Interesting Facts about the African Darter (Anhinga rufa):

Interesting Facts about the African Darter (Anhinga rufa): The African Darter (Anhinga rufa) is a water bird found throughout sub-Saharan Africa, mostly around large water bodies. […]
August 17, 2020

Covid-19 Coronavirus: Chigo Tours Africa Tour precautions, Protocols and Policy:

Covid-19 Coronavirus: Chigo Tours Africa tour precautions, protocols and policy. Here is how we are conducting our tours  during this pandemic. Your safety is our priority […]
July 3, 2020

Fort Portal: Uganda’s Adventure Capital:

Fort Portal: Uganda’s Adventure Capital: Fort Portal is perhaps the most beautiful town in Uganda. The town is located in Western Uganda, at about 300 km […]
June 19, 2020

Uganda’s most beautiful Bank Note:

Uganda’s most beautiful Bank Note is the fifty thousand shilling note. Uganda’s 50,000 currency note rates among the most beautiful banknotes in the world. According to […]
June 12, 2020

UWA arrests Four over Murder of Silverback Gorilla:

UWA arrests four over murder of Silverback Gorilla – Uganda woke up to the shocking news of the gruesome murder of a gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable […]
June 7, 2020

Uganda Wildlife Authority re-opens Savannah Parks for Tourism:

Uganda Wildlife Authority re-opens savannah parks. The Uganda Wildlife Authority has issued a statement stating that the savannah parks in Uganda have been reopened for tourism. […]
March 18, 2020

What to Wear while on Safari in Uganda:

Tips on what to wear while on Safari in Uganda: Travelers preparing for a trip to Uganda will not have a hard time finding what to […]
March 16, 2020

Gorilla Safari and Tour Bookings simplified with Chigo Tours Africa

Considering the current uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus – COVID-19, Chigo Tours Africa is offering more flexible and simplified Gorilla safari and tour booking conditions with customer arrival […]
March 6, 2020

10 Things to do in Uganda (other than Wildlife Safari):

Uganda is such a diverse country and therefore offers a lot things to do. Most visitors come to Uganda for wildlife safaris but these are not […]
February 25, 2020

Kidepo Valley National Park:

Kidepo Valley National Park is a wilderness park; hot, dry and isolated; yet spectacular, magnificent, virgin and recently re-discovered. The park is traversed by large sand […]
February 18, 2020

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is now well known world over as the home of the endangered Mountain Gorillas in Uganda. Here, a visitor is indeed treated […]
January 14, 2020

Top 10 Rare Birds to See in Uganda:

With over 1080 bird species, Uganda has become a well known premier birding destination in Africa.  Many of these birds live in the tropical forests, savannah […]
December 16, 2019

Mountain Gorilla Census Results Out:

The 2018 Mountain Gorilla census results are out. Uganda Wildlife Authority and other officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and antiquities released them on 16th […]
December 4, 2019

Lake Mburo National Park:

One of Uganda’s most spectacular and breathtaking wildlife park is Lake Mburo National Park. Lake Mburo, also known as the home of the zebra, is conveniently […]
November 20, 2019

Gorilla Tracking Rules and Regulations

The mountain gorilla (gorilla beringei beringei) is the world’s most endangered ape. Although gorilla tracking remains the ultimate wildlife experience, rules and regulations have been put […]
November 12, 2019

Trending Family Friendly Destinations in Uganda:

When travelling as a family, more so with children, there are several factors that we have to put into consideration. If it is a road trip, […]
November 4, 2019

Giraffes Return to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Giraffes have returned to Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve. Pian Upe is the largest wildlife reserve in Uganda; covering an area of 2,043 sq km. It is […]
November 4, 2019

Activities in Murchison Falls National Park:

Things to do in Murchison Falls National Park Murchison Falls National Park is arguably one of the best conservation areas in Uganda and East Africa as […]
October 25, 2019

Best Places to see Chimpanzees in Uganda:

Chimpanzee tracking is another ultimate wildlife experience while visiting Uganda; in addition to gorilla tracking of course. Uganda is estimated to have over 5000 chimpanzees in […]
October 18, 2019

Mubare Gorilla Group welcomes new member:

The Mubare Gorilla Group welcomed a new born recently. The baby gorilla was born by Businza, and it has been reported that both the mother and […]
October 10, 2019

What to expect on the Gorilla Trekking Day: Preparation Guide

So, finally you are set for your gorilla tour. But still you can’t help but wonder how the tour will be like. What to do or […]
October 4, 2019

Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest

The next best place to do chimpanzee tracking in Uganda is Budongo Forest. This is because Budongo forest is home to 600 – 700 chimpanzees. This […]
September 24, 2019

Ngamba Island – Sanctuary for Chimpanzees:

Ngamba Island sanctuary is a safe haven for orphaned and confiscated chimps, usually rescued from illegal bushmeat and pet trade. These chimps, once rescued are usually […]
September 20, 2019

Guidelines for Chimpanzee tracking, Habituation & Research in Uganda:

Chimpanzees are classified as endangered by the International Union for Conservation (IUCN). This is why the IUCN calls for increased effort and strong guidelines to protect […]
September 19, 2019

Uganda National Parks

Uganda, ‘the pearl of Africa’ is a country gifted by nature. The beauty of Uganda is unrivalled on the African continent. The various national parks in […]