Welcome to Jewel Safaris. We are a Ugandan based tour operator, offering discount safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya & Tanzania. We offer gorilla safaris, wildlife safaris, mountaineering trips, culinary tours & much more. Jewel Safaris is made up of a team of extremely innovative guides; dedicated to taking clients on the most memorable Safaris possible; we do this 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.
Jewel Safaris has put together the most Popular Tours & Safaris available. Whether you enjoy wild adventure expeditions with their challenges, or prefer quiet relaxation and serenity, we have great trips for you. From gorilla trekking trips in Bwindi Forest or Virunga, to see the rare mountain gorillas, or exciting adventures such as whitewater rafting on the Nile, extreme sports, bird watching, mountain hikes and treks ,,, its all possible with Jewel Safaris; there is a lot we offer at incredibly low prices. Below are some of the top safari offers >>
Uganda, the second most populated landlocked country in Africa, after Ethiopia, is located in East Africa; Uganda 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 as well as the immense Lake .Victoria; there are 10 National Parks within its borders, each quite unique from the another. The abundant wildlife in Uganda includes over 50% of the world’s Mountain Gorillas, and Chimpanzees, as well as hundreds of rare birds.
Popular Uganda Safaris
Rwanda, another 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 in the past few years there has been a turn around. Rwanda’s economy is now based on subsistence agriculture. Rwanda’s 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.
Popular Rwanda Safaris
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 it is called the Republic of Kenya. 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.
Popular Kenya 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, it 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.
Popular Tanzania Safaris