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About Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours Ltd.

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PRIME UGANDA SAFARIS & TOURS LTD is an indigenous East African Ugandan tour operator organizing Gorilla trekking safaris & tours in Uganda & Rwanda as well as wildlife safaris, fully registered and licensed in Kampala Uganda. A percentage of our profits support the Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM) a family Christian church Orphanage taking care of orphans, vulnerable children & windows in Kalagi-Town Mukono District-The 2nd HIV/AIDS worst hit district of Uganda.
We drive travelers’ interests providing them with their desired ultimate safari experiences in Uganda and all around East Africa. Our committed staff has offered excellent services to several group clients and individual travelers over the years, as well as promoting Uganda-the pearl of Africa as the world`s best tourist destination as well as other East African destinations. Part of the profits generated from this agency boost the sponsorship of the orphans and all beneficiaries of the (COVICM) programs.
Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd offers Uganda Safaris such as Gorilla tracking safaris and Chimpanzee Trekking, prime wild game tours, Mountain Climbing adventures, city tours, white water rafting, boat cruise trips, fishing trips, horseback riding, bird watching, Car hire and hotel booking. We run safaris in all the major Uganda National Game Parks and Reserves such as Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park(East Africa`s Mountain Gorilla safari Destination), mountain Elgon national park, Kidepo Valley park, Mgahinga Gorilla Park and the Virunga mountain range etc as well as all other prime safari destination in East Africa based on your interests.
We enjoy a good working relationship with all hotels and lodges in all tourist destinations all over East Africa, therefore we can assist you with hotel reservation, Air ticketing plus all other travel related needs within our reach.
We have a proven record of effectively and efficiently organizing customised private safaris and groups safari tours, leisure travel, business and family trips. Our dedicated and experienced team will serve you with all of your travel requirements within and shall go an extra mile to ensure your adventure satisfaction. Effective service to your travel needs is our priority yet your budget and personal needs matter when choosing accommodation for your trip.
We can make it to any destination of your choice being well equipped with reliable 4WD Toyota Safari Land Cruisers, 4×4 safari Supper custom, 4×4 safari minibuses, other SUV and Sedan tour cars which are customized and comfortable for our clients.
Departure time to any safari is not fixed so we can start safaris any time on vote of our clients depending on the destination of choice. We use very experienced guides who are knowledgeable about travel and wildlife but please note that many times safaris start early morning due to the long distances driven from Kampala to get to these prime tour destinations and its the best time to find the prime game-wild creature.
Our Vision
To offer the ultimate Africa safari memories to local and International tourist, drive them have Uganda `the Pearl of Africa’ as their first desired tourist destination of choice by ensuring that we maintain the highest standards of service and value for money as support the vulnerable children.
Our Mission
To offer effective, efficient and excellent memorable yet affordable tour services to our esteemed clients all over the world .
To make touring Uganda and east Africa at large as a tourist destination enjoyable and affordable to all clients the world over.
Embed / in print an impeccable lasting impression and a life time memory in the mind of who ever adventures Uganda and east Africa at large through Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours.
To ensure we raise funds through rendering quality tourism services to our clients to support the Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM) of helping Orphans and needy children, Widows and Vulnerable children in Uganda`s villages.
Once you plan and book a safari with us, we ensure that the following areas are taken care of for your well being.
Safari Safety
Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd has established a long standing business relationship with other service providers involved in the Uganda travel industry. We not only book an accommodation that suits your taste and preference but one most safe for your entire stay. We always ascertain you will love dining at the hotels / restaurants that meet our requirements and your budget before recommending you to use their service. Carefully we choose hotels based on their general quality and location- right from Inns, Ordinary lodges to economy class and five star accommodations.
We have a national wide network of multilingual guides that are knowledgeable with immense experienced in the tourism sector and have specific understanding of the prime tour destinations but most important those that have special guiding skills and ensuring visitor`s safety or prevention of any potential harm if any. We assure you that our packages are very attractive and we look forward to meeting your travel expectations. Please contact us for more info on our 24/7 line +256773912891
Quality Services
With our proven record of being among the best Ugandan / East African tour operators, We offers ultimate tour services to meet your holistic safari expectations that being our business pillar. At every stage safaris are customized to meet your taste when you choice to pick interest in what we offer. What we term as your taste and preference are your places of interest, transport choice, accommodation type and the food you desire to eat. Our experienced tour consultants provide an itinerary according to your likes and dislikes. For whatever travel plan you have, we are creative to offer you the best service with quality combinations of experience to make your travel plans successful and give you a life time memory out of your Africa adventure.
Customer Care
Our Company offers scheduled, customized safari packages and purchasing can be done online. In our tours, success is attained through our profound mental values: supplier relationships, customer service and our safari guarantee. Our commitment begins with your first attempt to contact us- be assured to receive a prompt response within 30 minutes to 12 hours depending on the solutions we have available to attend to your needs. Our company offers free consultations with itinerary adjustments throughout the reservation exercise. You’re free to customize your dining, transportation (water, Air and road) and hotel accommodations where applicable. We oblige to see you feel a typical safari in Uganda adventurous experience and an East African love as you get exposed to the cultures and traditions in different regions as you travel.
Charity Background
Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd was formed majorly as a means to earnest funds to support Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM) in its divine charity obligations to support the orphaned and vulnerable children, helpless widows and the elderly who had no help at all yet deserve all their Human Rights. Part of the proceeds/ profits realized from this agency are directly channeled to the many obligations of (COVICM) hence by adventuring Africa`s secrets, beauty as well as Uganda`s unique nature you are directly helping the beneficiaries of (COVICM) and providing them with opportunities to live a better life at least one that enjoys some of the basic human rights such the right to life, education, clothing, food and clean water plus medication which are all a mere wish to all these people.
We are committed to low impact tourism and the protection of Uganda’s natural resources.
We ensure that at any time we take on small groups of tourists just enough to ensure maximum flexibility and enjoyment to all clients.
We specialize in personalized care and attention to all our esteemed clients.
We offer you individualized tours matching your interests and budget.
We ensure that you only have the best safari guides in Uganda, all through your safari.
Prime Safaris & Tours supports sustainable and responsible tourism that helps the country retain her attractions for ever.
We are some of the tour companies that are listed on SafariBookings.com where some of our packages can be found.
kasaija Denis
Date of Birth – 09th July 1987
Denis was born in Mukono and has lived there all his life even when he did his schooling and Higher education.
He has continued to live in Mukono with his young family and soon he is expecting children.
Denis is friendly, helpful and has a good sense of humor.
He is very easy going and gets on very well with people in general with his adaptable nature.
His hobbies include athletics that’s Marathons (when time allows) and football, which he follows passionately since he used to play at quite a high level at high school age.
Denis started guiding in 2009 on a part time basis in Agro tourism on a flower farm (Floriculture) in Mukono. Over the years he worked with different tour companies to gain experience and showed good leadership and also attained his professional guiding certificate from the Uganda Safari Guides
Association (USAGA). Denis’ intimate knowledge of Kampala area has been helpful in his role as guide and coordinator for many film crews hosted over the years. His extensive knowledge of Ugandan culture extremely polite and unhurried manner with guests makes him a popular choice of guide with many regular agents and clients.
Denis has guided many different levels and types of safaris over the years including some high profile clients, large groups and even camping and Rwenzori Mountain Climbing expeditions.He has put his passionate interest in wildlife and experience caring for clients together to become an excellent all round guide and is often chosen as the lead guide for larger safari groups.
A motivated and reliable person who believes in the highest standards of clients services combined with excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
Mike holds a diploma in Electrical engineering from IEEC-Mengo. He has worked with a number of tour companies. He is flexible, cooperative and can work independently within a team. Mike enjoys traveling, making friends, and watching movies
Born on 17th May 1968 in the urban environs of Kampala city, I have grown up through the years seeing Uganda – the Pearl of Africa pass through the good and bad until it now when the present and the future seems to be in her favor. I am a married man with children and cherish friendship and being helpful to others.
I trained in Masai – Mara National Park from 1998 – 2000 after which I joined Safari guiding till now and have worked with a range of famous safari companies in East Africa. I have a broad expertise in wildlife guiding and culture. I am a down to earth person with considerable sense of maturity. I am a member of Uganda Tour Guides Association (UTAGA) and my hobbies include watching wildlife movies and listening to music. Currently i am a full time safari guide at Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd.
SAMUEL MAKANGA – Managing Director
Samuel, the founder of Prime Safaris & Tours and one of the  Directors at Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM), a family founded and managed vulnerable children community care orphanage based in Kalagi town Mukono-The second worse hit district with HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
Samuel was born in Kampala-the capital city of Uganda, where he grew up and studied. He went to New Mulago Primary School, Mengo Senior School for both ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels then Makerere University Kampala for his degree.
After annexing credible experience in the tourism industry, he opened Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd in 2008 to not only offer ultimate Africa Safari memories to travelers the world over but as an avenue to annex funds to run the Christ Our Vision International Children`s Ministry (COVICM),!
“Many people the world over are yet to discover the all in one tourism destination-Uganda, my mother land as on several occasions witnessed by the Lonely Planet and the National Geographic Channel. As a lover of Uganda`s tourism & Nature Conservation efforts in the region. I WARMLY WELCOME YOU AND SO PASSIONATE TO GUIDE YOU IN THE LAND OF THE FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE IN THE WHOLE WORLD-UGANDA THE PEARL OF AFRICA” Said Samuel.
KAMYA CATE – CEO /Office Adminstrator
Cate Makanga
Kamya Cate is the CEO and Office Administrator at Prime Safaris and Tours ltd. She was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda and also completed a Bachelor‘s degree of social work and social Administration from Maker ere University. She is married to Makanga Samuel with three children.She is fluent in English, and Luganda.
She loves challenges and easily adapts to changing environments.Cate works almost 24 hours a day but when not working, she loves watching documentaries, listening to music and making friends.

  • Planning and arranging safaris, holidays and travel products
  • Assigns and supervises work to different company department on a weekly basis

SIMON PETER SIIMA – Tour And Travel Counsultant
Siima Simon Peter
Born in Ankole region of Uganda, near Lake Mburo National Park, he joined Naama Primary School for his Primary, Kaaro High School for O’ level and A’ level then Makerere University Kampala where he acquired Bachelors of Tourism degree (First Class (Hons)).
He holds credible experience from a range of tour & travel companies including Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd, hospitality establishments, government agencies and Conservation organizations in the aspects of Tourism product development, pricing, customer service, passenger handling and general hospitality, tour guiding, protected and conservation Areas Management, Air ticketing and sustainable tourism development. The range of field trips and in-depth research has enabled Simon to generate great knowledge of Uganda – the Pearl Africa, Rwanda – the land of a thousand hills along with major Africa Safari destinations of Congo, Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania.
Simon derives satisfaction in seeing the clients’ safari needs and interests met without sacrificing the minimum quality standards.
He is profoundly honoured and exceedingly humbled to welcome you to Africa.”
MARTIN KAWUKI – Accountant
Kawuki Martin
Born and raised up in Wakiso a native district in Uganda. Martin attended both preparatory and high school in Kampala. He is currently an accountant at Prime Uganda Safaris & Tours ltd and holds a first class diploma in accounting and finance from Uganda college of Commerce Soroti and a level two certified public accountant (CPA). Martin is very passionate about development and extremely zealous for success in everything he does. He has a professional background in marketing and tourism with flexible, reliable, result oriented, strong willed, capable of working effectively and putting God first in everything he does. He enjoys the idyllic nature of relaxing in quiet places, travelling and exploring new places and a fun of cooking African dishes.
ROBERT TALEMWA – Promotions Personel
Talemwa Robert
Robert has been working with prime safaris and tours ltd since September / 2013 under the Information Technology department but majoring in online promotions. Robert holds a certificate in electrical installation from YMCA Institute Kampala Branch.
Ayesiga Gorret
Gorret is a Webmaster and System Administrator for Prime Safaris & Tours ltd and has occupied this position since February 2015. Gorret’s duties include designing and hosting websites as well as being a Network Administrator for the company. She is also a company Systems Administrator, fixing any software & hardware problems surfacing in the daily lives of the computers. She holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Makerere University. When not working, she loves traveling, watching movies, listening to music, discovering new things, meeting people, and making friends.