Inspired by the legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall and Dianne Fossey(RIP), Primate Trails leads the way in eco-friendly holidays and eco-tourism tours. It offers dream come true adventures to multi-award winning destinations that offer the healing power of nature in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo. Choose from gorilla trekking, chimp habituation, conservation, hot air balloon tours, boat rides, horseback riding or head off to track tree climbing lions, go bird watching or sport fishing on the world's longest river, River Nile.
We pull together the most cozy eco-lodges, safaris, and conservation projects which you can chop and change into personal itineraries destined to Bwindi National Park, Volcanoes N/P, Virunga N/P, Murchison falls N/P and Kibale National Park. All these eco-tourism gems offer a terrific start if you desire for an active holiday or, getting involved with life changing projects including primate research or forest conservation.
Why travel with us
Each trip you will pursue with us is complete wit a visit to schools and workshops where local artists sell their handmade crafts and souvenirs. Among the lodges you will stay in include those owned by a community trusts. Their profits are used to finance local socioeconomic and conservation initiatives. Such includes Buhoma Lodge, Haven Lodge and Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge among others.
What makes us different
Primate Trails faithfully adheres to the principles of sustainable development in a way that provides travellers with real life experiences--and conservation projects that really do help the local communities.
Our team of guides
Our field team exclusively comprises of professional drivers and guides who are hand picked for their love for nature and are passionate about what they do. They plan every detail of the trip to ensure you experience the sense of community, truly stunning surrounds, and also the hospitable nature of those who call Uganda, Rwanda and Congo home.
They have a true passion for the role of hosts.
You can take advantage of our healthy relationship with AMREF Flying Doctors to register for the medevac insurance Tourist Evacuation Scheme. It is an emergency medical insurance that guarantees travelers access to emergency air evacuation, regardless of wherever you are in East Africa. It covers for all emergency evacuation costs inclusive of air ambulance, transport from the airstrip to the hospital and the first 24 hours in hospital.
Registration is swift and hassle free. It's minimum cost is only USD $15-20 per person for your entire safari (max. 30 days). In case of any inquiries, we are just an email away.