Meet Our Safari Guides
KASAIJA DENIS SENIOR SAFARI GUIDE (HEAD GUIDE)
A country boy by heart, Denis was born and raised in Mukono where he lived for all his childhood life.
He has great passionate interests in zoology, and botany coupled with an expanding love for birding and entomology.
He studied in Mukono for high school and then went on to attain professional guiding training from the Uganda safari Guides Association (USAGA).
Denis’s language ability includes English, Swahili, a little German, and Italian which helps him communicate well with guests.
ROBERT KUNGUJJE (SENIOR BIRDING GUIDE)
Robert was born on 18th/10/1972 and raised in Central Uganda in a peasantry farmer family.
He holds a National Certificate in Tour Guiding and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
For the last 12 years, worked with different tour companies before joining Prime Safari and tours ltd.
As a specialized bird watcher, Robert boasts of a total bird list of 800 species out of Uganda’s total of 1078 species.
He is an active member of prominent Tour guides affiliations like Nature – Uganda, a research and conservation Non-Government Organization in Uganda, and Destination Birders – Uganda which is an Organisation for passionate birders in Uganda
TUGUME EMMANUEL ‘EMMA’
Emma was born on 8/8/1977 in Kamwenge, Western Uganda close to Kibale N/Park in a farming family.
He attained the professional guiding training named Introduction to Skills in Nature Guiding by Uganda Safari Guides Association (USAGA) and was awarded a certificate after accomplishing the Tourist Driver Guides training by the Africa Institute of Tourism and Field Guiding.
Emma is an experienced driver who also holds a certificate in defensive driving which explains his keen adherence to traffic regulations.
For 10yrs, he freelanced as a Tour Guide and Driver for International and Local Tourists before joining Prime Safaris in 2018. Since then he has endeavored to increase his guiding knowledge and widen his scope of operation to all parks in Uganda.
Jerome was born on 10th/09/1996
Jerome is our youngest guide and Prime Uganda Safaris in 2018. He underwent tour guiding, and driving training, and enjoyed the mentorship of our best guides and directors.
In early 2019 he officially started guiding but with his positive attitude and a good sense of humor he has exhibited great aptitude as he is a hard worker, knowledgeable, and has great customer care as has been commended by most of the travelers that have enjoyed his services.
He’s desire is to become the best tour guide in Africa.
Born and raised in southwestern Uganda as a country boy, Godfrey started guiding in 2014 and has worked with various tour companies in the Kigezi region before joining PRIME SAFARIS AFRICA in 2017 as a professional guide.
During this time he has broadened his knowledge through training s like the Tour guiding and professional driving of 4×4 ( high range and self-recovery) as well as THE HOTEL AND TOURISM TRAINING INSTITUTE where he has been awarded a Certificate after successful three months Internship placement at Queen Elizabeth national park.
Godfrey is self-spoken, kind, and polite but at the same time exhibits excellent customer care while on safari which attributes to excellent.
PATRICK KWIZERA (RWANDA GUIDE)
Patrick was born and raised in Kampala-Uganda although is based in Rwanda and is a licensed silver 1-level tour guide, a member, and the Chairman 2016-2020 of the Rwanda Safari Guides Association (RSGA).
He is diligent in career tour-guiding and committed to professionalism. He joined the association in 2006 after serving for three years as a transport manager in one of the best local tour companies in Rwanda.
With 13years of experience, he has been so instrumental in helping to advance the association of tour guides both men and women to improve their welfare, going professional and advocating for capacity building in various areas.
He is skilled in wildlife interpretation, bird-watching, hiking adventures, and a regional historian
Patrick has been representing and running tours for Prime Safaris and Tours in Rwanda since 2016.
SSENTONGO ANANIAS GGUNGA
Ananias was born in Mityana district, in a village called Namukozi close to Mityana Diocese, and was raised in Butega Ntikidde village in Mityana as well.
Ananias holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Operations from Nkumba University which he attained in 2011.
Joined Prime safaris and Tours Ltd in 2016 through recommendation from one of our close associates within the Tourism fraternity but has never let us down.
STEVEN MUVUNI JEFFREY (CONGO GUIDE)
Steven was born on 2/ 05/1995 and grew up in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Steven developed his passion for guiding from his father who is a professional tour guide in the Virunga national park area and through his mentorship he has guided several tourists from different parts of the world.
He is passionate about Wildlife and has worked with different tourism agencies
Steven can communicate in languages like English, Spanish, French, Swahili, Lingala (Congolese), and Kinyarwanda (Rwandese).
He enjoys playing basketball, volleyball, reading books, jogging during his leisure time.
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