UgandaWildlifeGuideWelcome to Jewel Safaris. We are a Uganda based tour operator, offering discount safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya & Tanzania. We offer gorilla safaris, wildlife safaris,
mountaineering trips, culinary tours & more.  We are a team of most innovative guides that is dedicated to take our clients on the most memorable Safari possible by giving them special access to life changing experiences. Whether you are a solo adventurer, an intrepid family or a group of friends, let us guide you through the colorful landscapes and vibrant cultures of our incredible East Africa.

Most Popular Tours & Safaris.Whether you enjoy wild adventure expeditions and challenges, or quiet relaxation and serenity, we have great trips for you. From gorilla trekking trips to Bwindi Forest or Virunga to see the rare mountain gorillas to exciting adventures such as rafting on the Nile, extreme sports, bird watching, mountain hikes and treks, there is a lot we offer at incredible low prices. Below are some of the top safari offers;

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Uganda safaris

Uganda, the second most populous landlocked country, after Ethiopia, is located in East Africa; it is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. Uganda is 91,136 square miles in size. Uganda was a British protectorate since 1894; in 1962 it gained independence. Uganda’s diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake .Victoria; there are 10 National Parks within its borders, each quite unique from one another. Its abundant wildlife includes over 50% of the world’s Mountain Gorillas, and Chimpanzees, as well as hundreds of rare birds.

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Rwanda safaris

Rwanda, a landlocked East African country is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is 10,169 square miles in size. Rwanda’s economy suffered heavily during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, but since has strengthened; it is based on subsistence agriculture. Rwanda is very green; mountainous landscape has earned it the nickname of ‘Land of a Thousand Hills’. It’s renowned for the Volcanoes National Park, a home to the Mountain Gorillas and Golden Monkeys. The sprawling capital, Kigali, boasts a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene.

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Kenya Safari

Kenya is located in East Africa, bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north, and Somalia to the north-east. It is bordered to the east by the Indian Ocean. Kenya is 224,081 square miles in size, with a population of over 45 million people (2014). It encompasses Savannah, lake-lands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley, mountain highlands and abundant wildlife such as Lions, Elephants, and Rhinos. The Maasai Mara Reserve is most famous for its annual Wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, the home of the largest population of free-range elephants, also offers spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, just over the border in Tanzania. Kenya gained independence from the British in 1963. Officially the Republic of Kenya, is a founding member of the East African Community. Today, 61% of the GNP is from the Tourist Industry, the main source of foreign income.

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Tanzania Safaris

Tanzania, the largest country in the East African Community, at 365,756 square miles, is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the East. The Islands of Zanzibar and Pemba, off the coast in the Indian Ocean, are also within its borders. Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, is located in the northeastern section, near the Kenyan border.Officially, the United Republic of Tanzania, is known for its vast wilderness areas. Included in its borders, are the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Mount Kiliimanjaro, as well as Zanzibar and Mafia Marine Park, offshore in the Indian Ocean. The wildlife opportunities are limitless in Tanzania, offering countless numbers of mammal species in great numbers.

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Rwanda Safaris

Kenya Safaris

Tanzania Safaris


JEWEL SAFARIS understands that for most travelers, new food experiences can be very exciting.  African cuisine is very unique, not only in the foods that are used, but also in the way these foods are prepared.   In addition, almost all of the produce grown and the fish and meat are organic.    Uganda is a small country, but in terms of the cultural diversity, it is very big.  There are 45 distinct tribes in Uganda, many having their unique dishes.  In our endeavor to provide unique experiences for our clients, we have prepared information on the culinary pursuits of many of these Ugandan peoples.  This will enable you to explore Uganda with your taste buds and stomach as well as with your eyes, ears and feet.

Fruits and Vegetables:

organic-fruits-africa-pineapplesUganda is famous for growing the finest Pineapples in the world.  The combination of the nutrients in the soil and the climatic conditions, produce the sweetest, most flavorful pineapples  These are sold throughout Central and Southern Uganda; markets, supermarkets and street vendors sell hundreds of thousands of pineapples daily.  A number of juice factories exist in Uganda, as well as huge amounts of concentrated juice is exported daily from Uganda to many countries near and far.

Mangoes are grown throughout the country, with the greatest concentration in the north-central and western regions.  Here, the seasonal mango growth results in mountains of mangoes on the side of the major roads, where growers are selling them to travelers on the road.  At these times, large mangoes, of various varieties can be purchased for a few pennies and many people fill up their car boots with mangoes for their friends and families at home.


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