Travel to Uganda and Rwanda

Experience different safaris in unspoiled Rwanda and Uganda

Uganda and Rwanda are both countries that carry an immensely harsh history. Therefore, safari is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to travel to Uganda and Rwanda. Both countries are enriched with a very special beautiful and magnificent nature. This thus includes on unique safari opportunities that are not seen anywhere else in Africa.

In particular, it is Rwanda’s contemporary history that creates the opportunity for a meaningful journey. In addition, it is the opportunity to go on a gorilla trek, and in that way get very close to the mountain gorilla, which makes a trip to Rwanda and Uganda authentic and a good alternative to the more touristy safari trips in Africa.

According to constructmaterials, Rwanda and Uganda are two inland states located side by side in the African continent. Both countries have been plagued by civil wars since 1962 and therefore have bloody prehistory. Today, countries are far more peaceful than they were in the 1990s, for example. History has shown that both Rwanda and Uganda are almost untouched by tourism.

Because of these stories, the first thing that comes to mind when you hear about travel to Rwanda and Uganda is hardly safari travel . But it is actually here that you will find some of the most beautiful and unspoilt nature with an incredibly diverse wildlife. With Tourist Travel you can go on both safari and cultural trips, where you get up close to the beautiful nature and explore the history of the countries.

Climate and weather in Uganda and Rwanda

Rwanda and Uganda have a tropical climate where temperatures are stable all year round. This means that you can expect a max. temperature of 27-29 degrees in Uganda and 25-26 degrees in Rwanda all year round. Despite the stable temperature, it still rains twice a year. These are distributed over the months of March to May and again in October to November.

If you want to hit the dry months on trips to Rwanda and Uganda, then you should go for the months of June to September, which are the absolute driest. The weather can be very changeable during the rainy months, so it is important to be well prepared before traveling to Rwanda and Uganda.

Cities to visit in Rwanda and Uganda


Kigali is the capital of Rwanda and houses more than 900,000 people. The city is undergoing democratic development and is generally distancing itself from the genocides that took place in the 1990s.

On trips to Rwanda and Uganda, you can experience the city and museums such as the Gisozi Genocide Memorial Center, which provides an exciting insight into the country’s history. In the city, it is also possible to explore exciting niche shops and taste traditional African food.


Kampala is the capital of Uganda and houses more than 1,650,000 people. On trips to Rwanda and Uganda, you can explore the city streets, where you can visit the Nakasero market, among other things.

At the market you can buy local food, textiles and shoes and get an exciting insight into the locals and their daily chores.

Fort Portal

Fort Portal is a small town in the western part of Uganda, where about 40.0000 people have their daily walk.

The fort no longer exists, but this city is still a great entry point to a lot of exciting areas that you can experience on trips to Rwanda and Uganda. Fort Portal is a cozy town where you can experience breathtaking views and an incredible hospitality from the locals.

Gorilla Trek

Types of travel in Uganda and Rwanda

Trekking in Uganda and Rwanda

It is not often that you are given the opportunity to draw through the grandeur of Africa. With Tourist Travel you can go on trekking trips to Rwanda and Uganda, where you will be guided through the green mountains of Africa. Here you can, among other things, be allowed to meet African highland gorillas in their natural habitat.

Safari in Rwanda and Uganda

Safari trips to Rwanda and Uganda allow you to get up close and personal with African wildlife in countries that are not yet overrun by tourists. With Tourist Travel, you get the opportunity to get up close and personal with the diverse wildlife on land and at sea.

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