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Highlights Of Uganda, 15 days

15 days, CODE UG-HIG-15

Highlights:

- Meet the gorillas in Bwindi NP
- See the chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Kibale
- Game drives in Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth
- Expect to see elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes and a lot of bird species
- Boat trips on the Nile to Murchison Falls and the delta
- Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel (biggest concentration hippos)
- Search for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha (Queen Elizabeth)
- Walking safari in Lake Mburo
- Meet the local people/pygmies

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Group Tour
09-08-2016 - 23-04-2017
01-09-2016 - 27-05-2017
01-08-2016 - 15-05-2017
13-08-2016 - 27-04-2017

The Highlights of Uganda
01-09-2016 - 15-03-2017

2016
02-08-2016 – 16-02-2017
24-08-2016 – 07-02-2017
14-09-2016 – 28-02-2017
07-09-2016 – 21-03-2017
03-09-2016 – 23-05-2017
20-08-2016 – 20-06-2017

Price 2016
US $2145 pp
(2 persons sharing one room)

The Highlights of Uganda

USD 2215 p.p

Price 2017
US $2265 pp
(2 persons sharing one room)

Group Tour

Best Of Uganda, 22 days

22 days, CODE UG-BES-22


Highlights:

- Meet the gorillas in Bwindi National Park
- See the chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Kibale Forest
- Game drives in Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo NP
- Expect to see elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes and a lot of bird species
- Boat trips on the Nile to the Murchison Falls and to the delta
- Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel (biggest concentration of hippos)
- Search for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha (Queen Elizabeth).
- Get on eye level with the animals on a walking safari in Lake Mburo
- See the source of the Nile in Jinja (optional rafting on the Nile)
- Visit the orphaned chimpanzees on Ngamba Island in lake Victoria
- Meet the local people or the pygmies and see their local way of living

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Group Tour
Best of Uganda, 22 days:

02-08-2016 - 23-03-2017
29-08-2016 - 20-05-2017

Price 2017

US $3140 pp
(2 persons sharing one room)

+ Gorilla permit

USD 500 p.p

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Western Uganda, 10 days

10 days, CODE UG-WES-10

Highlights:

- Meet the gorillas in Bwindi National Park
- See the chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Kibale Forest
- Game drives (safaris) in Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo NP
- Expect to see elephants, lions, leopards, hippos and a lot of bird species
- Boat trip on the Kazinga Channel (biggest concentration of hippos)
- Search for the tree climbing lions in Ishasha (Queen Elizabeth)
- Get on eye level with the animals on a walking safari in Lake Mburo
- Meet the local people or the pygmies and see their local way of living

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Hiking the Rwenzories, 8 days

8 days, CODE UG-RWE-08

This trip brings you the Mountains of the Moon, the Rwenzori Mountains.

The trip into the Rwenzori is an exhilarating and rewarding experience but one which must be well planned.

The key to an enjoyable visit is to 'be prepared'.

The central circuit hike takes six nights seven days and reaches an altitude of 4267m (14000f) above sea level. See the glaciers and snow all by yourself!

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Birding Uganda, 9 days

9 days, CODE UG-BIR-9

This trip brings you the fantastic birdlife of Uganda and also the other wildlife.
We visit special birding areas and the more common national parks.

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Birding Uganda, 22 days

22 days, CODE UG-BIR-22

This trip brings you the fantastic birdlife of Uganda and also the other wildlife.
We visit special birding areas and the more common national parks.

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Gorilla tracking Bwindi, 4 days

4 days, CODE UG-BWI-04

This trip brings you the Mountain Gorillas of Uganda.
The bamboo forest will drip around you as you first hear the breaking of bamboo signaling the group is near and then you will be face to face with one of the most delightful and fascinating creatures in the world.

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Gorillas in The Mist, 3 days

3 days, CODE RW-VNP-03

Highlights:

This trip brings you the Gorillas in the Mist, the Mountain Gorillas of the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.

This is where Dian Fossey (16/12/1932 - 26/12/1985) studied her gorillas. The movie Gorilla's in the mist (1988) with Sigourney Weaver was also filmed here.

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Primates Rwanda, 6 days

6 days, CODE RW-PRI-06

Highlights:

Meet the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
Visit Dian Fossey's Grave
See chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Nyungwe Forest
Endemic monkeys are the Angolan Black and White Colobus Monkeys and Golden Monkeys
Visit the genocide memorial in Kigali and the National Museum in Butare (Huye)

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Highlights of Rwanda, 8 days

8 days, CODE RW-HIG-08

Highlights:

Meet the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
Visit Dian Fossey's Grave
See chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Nyungwe Forest
Endemic monkeys are the Angolan Black and White Colobus Monkeys and Golden Monkeys
See the beautiful Lake Kivu
Visit the genocide memorial in Kigali and the National Museum in Butare (Huye)

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Best of Rwanda, 14 days

14 days, CODE RW-BES-14

Highlights:

Meet the gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park
Visit Dian Fossey's Grave
See chimpanzees and 12 other monkey species in Nyungwe Forest
Game drives (safaris) in Akagera National Park
Boat trips on Lake Akagera and the Rusizi River
Visit the genocide memorial in Kigali and the National Museum in Butare (Huye)
See the Bugarama hot springs and the beautiful Lake Kivu
Meet the local people or the pygmies and see their local way of living

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Group Tour
2016
08-08-2016 – 21-02-2017

Price 2016
US $2730 pp
(2 persons sharing one room)

+ USD 750 per gorilla permit p.p

Group Tour

Im Herzen Afrikas

Article in Austria's largest weekly magazine, NEWS. The writer travelled with Moliz Tours.

Click on the image to read the story (pdf-format)

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Travel Fair 2010, 2011 and 2012

Moliz Tours had a stand on the Travel fair (Vakantiebeurs) in Utrecht, the Netherlands in January 2010, 2011 and 2012

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See (follow) the Great Migration

Marching in seemingly endless columns, cantering through the dust, and cavorting in green Pastures, the annual movement of wildebeest and other grazing ungulates across the Kyambura Gorge ecosystem is probably the greatest spectacle in the animal kingdom.

This dramatic event is triggered by the related factors of rainfall and grass growth which have a largely predictable seasonal pattern. Over two million herbivores partake in this great migration, with some 200.000 Zebra, 18.000 Eland and 500.000 Thomson's gazelle traveling ahead of, alongside, or behind the main players- 1.500.000 wildebeest.

These animals move from the dryer southern part of the ecosystem (the short grass plains of south-eastern ) to the moister northern part (the northern woodlands and Kidepo plains) and back again. The Wildebeest give birth in the North-east between December and April when optimum grazing is available, moving steadily west and north until they arrive in the their respective homes in July or August. After dramatic crossing of the tributary rivers, the mass of gnus (Wildebeest) remain on the productive northern grasslands until October or November at a time when the rest of the ecosystem is just too dry to support them. And then, as the storm clouds gather in the south, the vast herds return to their breeding grounds which, by the time they reach them, are again lush and green.

Whatever they are on their travels, the drawn-out chains and thundering cavalcades of Elephants and Zebras are scavengers who feast on the old, the lame and the lost. Lion, hyena, leopard, cheetah, jackal and vulture are aided by less conspicuous no less important micro-organisms which recycle nutrients through this incredibly productive ecosystem.

There are few, if any, places on earth where the full-scale migration of large mammals still occurs. To witness this remarkable, timeless phenomenon in the is indeed a rare and unforgettable privilege! So book your trip to the great migration with Moliz Tours!

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Birdfair 2012

 Thousands of bird-lovers have visited the Bird Fair 2008 in the Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands. The event was organized for the fourth time by the Dutch State Forestry, SOVON (Dutch Centre for Field Ornithology) and Vogelbescherming Nederland and has been a great success.

The Bird Fair 2012 took place on 23 and 24 August, at the same location as last year: the nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen near Lelystad, in the centre of the Netherlands. A varied program included attractive items for nature-lovers of all ages.

The birdfair was also a great success for MolizTours and Safaris. We had a very nice stand with a lot of photos, what attracted a lot of bird lovers. It was good to talk to our future travelers and to travelers who had been to Uganda or Rwanda with us.

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Birdfair 2011

 Thousands of bird-lovers have visited the Bird Fair 2011 in the Oostvaardersplassen in the Netherlands. The event was organized for the third time by the Dutch State Forestry, SOVON (Dutch Centre for Field Ornithology) and Vogelbescherming Nederland and has been a great success.

The Bird Fair 2011 took place on 25 and 26 August, at the same location as last year: the nature reserve Oostvaardersplassen near Lelystad, in the centre of the Netherlands. A varied programme included attractive items for nature-lovers of all ages.

The birdfair was also a great success for MolizTours and Safaris. We had a very nice stand with a lot of photos, what attracted a lot of bird lovers. It was good to talk to our future travellers and to travellers who had been to Uganda or Rwanda with us.

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Airlines to Uganda:

Uganda is linked to the rest of the world by Several airlines including Air Uganda, Air Tanzania, South African airways, British Airways, Egypt Air, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar Airline, SN Brussels, Emirates, Gulf air, KLM Royal Dutch Airline. There are several reputable domestic charter companies to choose from while in Uganda. These connect you to remote areas & Eastern parts of DRC. Tourists arrive at Entebbe International airport, with its breathtaking location on the shores of Lake Victoria. Just 40 kilometers away, sprawled across seven hills, there is the capital City Kampala.

There is more to Uganda than wildlife: The mighty Nile, with it’s spectacular Murchison Falls, the setting for some of the world’s best white-water rafting. There are the snow-capped mountains of the Rwenzori, and the Virunga Volcanoes and Mount Elgon, both with a lot of hiking opportunities through a beautiful scenery. Uganda has a few beautiful big lakes like Lake Victoria and Lake Bunyonyi. And apart from that, Uganda has the reputation as ‘Africa’s Friendliest Country’, with the tradition of hospitality and a remarkably low level of crime and hassle directed at tourists. The official language of Uganda is English and the currency is Ugandan Shilling (USh). The land is 91,135 sq Miles - 236.040 sq. kilometers, with a population of 34.5 million People.

Uganda is a tropical country and much of it lies on the African plateau between 900-1,500 meters above sea level. This gives Uganda a nice tropical climate, with temperatures averaging between 21 and 27 degrees Celsius during the day and between 12 and 18 degrees Celsius at night. The hottest months are from December to February, with 27 to 29 degrees Celsius. The rainy seasons are from April to May and October to November.
Uganda is well watered and fertile, almost 25% of the country is covered with water. Lake Victoria is shared by Uganda with Kenya and Tanzania. Lake Albert, Lake Edward and Lake George lie on the border with Congo (DRC). At Jinja,is the Source of the River Nile.

Uganda is a cultural melting pot, with 30-plus different languages belonging to five distinct linguistic groups. The country’s most ancient inhabitants, confined to the hilly southwest, are the Batwa and Bambuti Pygmies. They left behind a rich legacy of rock paintings, such as those at the Nyero Rock Shelter near Kumi. The cultural core of modern Uganda are the Bantu-speaking kingdoms of Buganda, Bunyoro, Ankole and Toro. According to oral tradition, these centuries-old kingdoms are offshoots of the mediaeval kingdoms of Batembuzi and Bachwezi. Three former kings of Buganda are buried in an impressive traditional grass thatched building at the Kasubi Tombs in Kampala. Other cultures in Uganda are: Karimojong, Maasai, Bakonjo, Basoga and the Bagisu.

Uganda is linked to the rest of the world by Several airlines including Air Uganda, Air Tanzania, South African airways, British Airways, Egypt Air, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar Airline, SN Brussels, Emirates, Gulf air, KLM Royal Dutch Airline. There are several reputable domestic charter companies to choose from while in Uganda. These connect you to remote areas & Eastern parts of DRC. Tourists arrive at Entebbe International airport, with its breathtaking location on the shores of Lake Victoria. Just 40 kilometers away, sprawled across seven hills, there is the capital City Kampala.

There is more to Uganda than wildlife: The mighty Nile, with it’s spectacular Murchison Falls, the setting for some of the world’s best white-water rafting. There are the snow-capped mountains of the Rwenzori, and the Virunga Volcanoes and Mount Elgon, both with a lot of hiking opportunities through a beautiful scenery. Uganda has a few beautiful big lakes like Lake Victoria and Lake Bunyonyi. And apart from that, Uganda has the reputation as ‘Africa’s Friendliest Country’, with the tradition of hospitality and a remarkably low level of crime and hassle directed at tourists. The official language of Uganda is English and the currency is Ugandan Shilling (USh). The land is 91,135 sq Miles - 236.040 sq. kilometers, with a population of 34.5 million People.

Uganda is a tropical country and much of it lies on the African plateau between 900-1,500 meters above sea level. This gives Uganda a nice tropical climate, with temperatures averaging between 21 and 27 degrees Celsius during the day and between 12 and 18 degrees Celsius at night. The hottest months are from December to February, with 27 to 29 degrees Celsius. The rainy seasons are from April to May and October to November.
Uganda is well watered and fertile, almost 25% of the country is covered with water. Lake Victoria is shared by Uganda with Kenya and Tanzania. Lake Albert, Lake Edward and Lake George lie on the border with Congo (DRC). At Jinja,is the Source of the River Nile.

Uganda is a cultural melting pot, with 30-plus different languages belonging to five distinct linguistic groups. The country’s most ancient inhabitants, confined to the hilly southwest, are the Batwa and Bambuti Pygmies. They left behind a rich legacy of rock paintings, such as those at the Nyero Rock Shelter near Kumi. The cultural core of modern Uganda are the Bantu-speaking kingdoms of Buganda, Bunyoro, Ankole and Toro. According to oral tradition, these centuries-old kingdoms are offshoots of the mediaeval kingdoms of Batembuzi and Bachwezi. Three former kings of Buganda are buried in an impressive traditional grass thatched building at the Kasubi Tombs in Kampala. Other cultures in Uganda are: Karimojong, Maasai, Bakonjo, Basoga and the Bagisu.

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Books about Wildlife

Watching Wildlife East Africa: The Lonely Planet. Detailed guidebook about the wildlife in East Africa. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and the Easternmost part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

East African Wildlife: Bradt. Detailed guidebook about the wildlife in East Africa.

Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi

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UGANDA VISA INFO

Visas for Uganda can be purchased in advance through the Ugandan embassy or consulate in your home country.

They can also be obtained upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport or at any overland border for USD 50 (single entry and valid for 90 days)

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Books about Uganda

Uganda: The Bradt Travel Guide. This is the most detailed guidebook for Uganda.

East Africa: The Lonely Planet. Information about Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya.

Footprint Guides and Spectrum Guides produce other guidebooks.

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Books about Rwanda

Rwanda: The Bradt Travel Guide. This is the most detailed guide-
book for Rwanda.

East Africa: The Lonely Planet. Information about Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.
Footprint Guides and Spectrum Guides produce other guide-
books.

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Films about Rwanda

Gorillas in the Mist (1988): Feature film dramatizing the work of American ethologist Dian Fossey, who studied gorillas in Rwanda's mountain forests until her murder there in 1985.

Hotel Rwanda (2004): Feature film dramatizing the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand threatened Tutsi refugees during the 1994 genocide.

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On arrival

Visa - for those who require one - can be purchased in advance through the Ugandan or Rwandan embassy or consulate in your home country.

Visa can also be obtained upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, Kigali International Airport or at any overland border.
When crossing the Rwandan border overland or when you arrive at Kigali International Airport, you must apply for an entry visa (single entry and valid for 15 days) through an online application form which can be found at www.migration.gov.rw/singleform.php

After sending this form you will get a response from the Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration.

Receiving this response can take from 30 minutes to 4 days (and please check your SPAM folder).

We strongly advise you to do this before your departure to Africa. If you are flying into Rwanda it is an absolute necessity! In the form you will be asked to mention your entry point. Normally we use entry point number 5 (Cyanika) when you are coming from South-Western Uganda. This is the border crossing near Volcanoes National Park.

When arriving in Kigali by plane you will use entry point number 1 (Kigali International Airport). It is your own responsibility to arrange your visa(s) correctly and in time, but if anything is unclear of course we will be glad to assist you!

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Money

Foreign exchange and ATM facilities are very limited in Uganda and Rwanda (outside Kampala, Entebbe and Kigali). So we advise our clients to bring enough money with them for their trip (in US Dollars, Euros or Pound Sterling) and exchange it for local currency at banks or forex bureau's in large towns.

Traveler's Cheques are not widely accepted outside Kampala and Kigali and it is very difficult or impossible to pay by credit card outside Kampala and Kigali. Uganda's currency is the Ugandan Shilling. The currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan Franc.

The US dollar is traditionally the preferred currency, but the Euro and Pound Sterling are also widely accepted. Please check the latest exchange rates before you go to Uganda or Rwanda.

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Health

A certificate proving that you have received a yellow fever vaccination is obligatory.

Furthermore all required inoculations must be recorded by your health practitioner on a valid vaccination certificate. You must carry this document with you throughout the tour.

All visitors should take malaria prophylactic drugs.

We also advise that you bring a mosquito repellent and a mosquito net with you. Most lodges do have mosquito nets, but not all. Uganda's/Rwanda's tap water is not suitable for consumption so please only drink bottled water. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist for up to date requirements and personal recommendations!

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AMREF Flying Doctors

We advise you to apply for a Flying Doctors membership. The membership provides a quick and reliable air evacuation and medical care if needed.

The membership can be arranged for 2 weeks or for 2 months; for a radius of 500 or 1000 kilometers from Nairobi.

For Uganda and Rwanda you need the 1000 kilometers radius.

Please check out the AMREF Flying Doctors website for more information and to become a member: click here!

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Language

Educated Ugandans are generally fluent in English, which is the official language in Uganda.

Next to English there are about 30-plus different indigenous languages. The official language of Rwanda is French, but at the main tourist attractions many people will also speak English.

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When to visit

Uganda and Rwanda can be visited at any time throughout the year.

But please keep in mind that mountain hikes, gorilla tracking and other forest walks are more challenging during the rains (March - May and October - November).

For birders the rainy season is considered to be the best time to visit Uganda and Rwanda.

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What to wear

Daytime temperatures are generally warm to hot, so bring lots of light clothing.

Evenings are cooler, especially at high altitudes, so carry a couple of sweaters too.

Those who intend to do mountain hiking will be exposed to alpine temperatures and should pack accordingly.

Solid walking shoes and sturdy clothing are ideal for forest walks.

Don't forget to bring a hat, sunglasses and a waterproof jacket.

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What to bring

A valid passport (including visa) is mandatory. Your passport must be valid for at least 3 more months after your tour with Moliz Tours and Safaris has ended.

To make the most of your visit to the game reserves and national parks it is advisable to carry binoculars and field guides.

Photographers will need a zoom lens for wildlife (70-300 or more).

Please make sure to carry enough memory cards or films with you.

Toiletries and other essentials can be bought in the cities. We advise you to take an international adapter with you for your electric equipment. The system used in Uganda and Rwanda is the British system. A flashlight can proof to be useful since the electricity can be cut off every now and then.

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Driving

Driving in Uganda is on the left-hand side, while driving in Rwanda is on the right-hand side.

Visitors without extensive experience with African roads are advised to travel with a 4x4 vehicle driven by a knowledgeable driver/guide.

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Facilities and accommodations

Bathroom facilities and accommodations can be very basic in Uganda and Rwanda when traveling on a medium to low budget.

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Tipping

Tipping will always be appreciated. It is normal to tip 5-10%. Guides and drivers should always be tipped.

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Further information

The Bradt Travel Guide is the most detailed guidebook for both countries. The Lonely Planet, Footprint Guides and Spectrum Guides produce other guidebooks. For wildlife, the best guidebook is 'Watching Wildlife East Africa' from the Lonely Planet.

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About Nyamiko Community.

Nyamiko Community was established as an umbrella organization representing communities in destination areas of S.Western Uganda to understand the importance of traveling leading to tourism as a business, which Nyamiko believes is among the best sectors to help communities to get out of poverty. Further more, its purpose is to empower local communities in sustainable development that they can plan, manage and develop themselves.

With the growth of tourism in the 1990's, communities near 'protected areas' and national parks discovered an opportunity of tourism. Uganda, as a tourism destination was on a smaller scale, environmentally related called Eco-tourism. The hope of Nyamiko is the formation of a symbiotic relationship between the indigenous people and the tourism activities in environmentally sensitive areas.

Tourism in Uganda offers one of the best hopes for increasing the income of the local people and at the same time preserving 'protected areas'.
Nyamiko will encourage other communities to develop tourism activities so that they can plan, manage and develop themselves. However, these activities should not take over the Local's minds off the traditional agricultural based economy. This is essential for the well being of the community and the tourism industry that they are trying to develop.

Community tourism can involve everyone.Those in the community and can not speak English, have low levels of education or lack working experience can as well be employed. These Peoople can work as porters to fetch water and firewood, to mantain the trails and the campingsites. These are not /dead-end /jobs and the community members will find opportunities to move into other positions as they develop the needed skills.

Tourism does not mean that the area or its inhabitants will directly benefit from the revenues collected from the tourism activities. Unless the area of opportunity for the community involves various sectors, the community may not take ownership of this difficult Sector but should also be found in sectors such as agriculture, construction, health Sector and many others.

Nyamiko community will continue to give hope to the local People socio- economically by taping all the available potentials through value addition to handcrafts, Banana wines, Bee Keeping honey processing and Basket weaving. Equally our Guests will be entertained through music dance and drama at Kihumuro Church of Uganda near Moliz Campsite. Moliz Tours and Safaris will continue working hand in hand with the family of Mr.Mugarura Elly and Naseti Baryanokwaise, the proprietors of Bee keeping and banana wines in Nyamiko. Their activities widen the opportunity for both the visitors and the community. Quality craftworks is something that can be taken home in order to share the holiday experience. Handcrafts can also be sold outside the community through shops and open markets in Ntungamo, Mbarara and Kampala or even exported if the community members are well organized and sensitized.

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Project Aims:

To encourage quality community based tourism with the aim of benefiting communities through sustainable development.

Developing and encouraging the development of infrastructure in rural areas for easy access to the protected areas.


Preserve and promote the rich religious and cultural values of the destination area.

Giving value to and promoting traditional skills, values, Cultures and history of the communities.

Encourage and increase the inflow of foreign tourists, by providing exceptional catering, free from harassment and pollution, with appropriate infrastructure and sanitation facilities.

Job creation for the poor and marginalized sectors.

Tourism awareness training for the communities.

Utilize local resources and skills to enhance the tourism industry's income and in turn benefit the host community.

Lobbying of private sector to use CBT activities.

Training on natural resource management and sustainable technologies for communities.

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Gorilla Tracking

The mountain gorilla is the world's most endangered ape and only found in small portions of protected forests in southwestern Uganda, northwestern Rwanda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The forests are also home to many wonderful birds, primates, large mammals, reptiles, insects and plants. The mountain gorillas are divided into two populations.

2003 figures estimate the total population to be about 706 individuals. One population of about 320 is found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda, covering 330 km², and the other 386 in the Virunga Volcano Range (covering 3 National Parks in 3 countries: Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda, Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Congo (DRC).

Gorilla tracking (gorilla trekking) is an intense experience that can take up to 6 hours. The guide leads you through the gorilla's world, explaining aspects of their ecology and behavior along the way.

It's possible to hire a porter (a person who will carry your bag) for about 5 to 10 dollar.

Note that the gorillas are wild creatures with no fixed routine so success is not guaranteed, but your chances are very good, > 95%.

The guides and trackers have helped to habituate the gorilla groups and know them intimately.

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Gollira booking demand

Gorilla permits are on high demand, so we advice you to book your gorilla tracking at least 2 months in advance.

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What to bring:

Gorilla tracking can be a long and heavy walk, so go prepared.

Wear shoes with good traction, suitable for steep muddy slopes.

Carry rain gear, sunscreen and a hat, as the weather is unpre-dictable.

Carry enough water and food.

Carry binoculars

When taking photos, remember your subjects are black animals in dim light and flash is not allowed. Use a fast film (400-800 ASA) or use these settings on your digital camera. A monopod can also be very helpful.

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The Birds of Mabamba

One of the best points for bird-
watchers on your game viewing safaris in the Uganda Circuit.

Over 500 species of birds, both resident and migratory, have been recorded in the area. Moliz Tours is full of guidance to take you there.

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Greater Flamingos at Lake Katwe

Lake Katwe attracts thousands of Greater Flamingos, Blacksmith Plovers. Lake Katwe is an excellent habitat for birds; 3 Ugandan endemics occur; Fischer's Lovebird, Rufus-Tailed weavers, Grey-breasted spurfowl.

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Safari on Foot

It's also possible to see the wildlife on foot, accompanied by a game ranger.

We have selected some of the best National Parks in Uganda to experience a safari on foot to see wilderness. Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda is among the best places to experience such safaris around the greens of Lake Mburo.

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Hot-air ballooning over the Kidepo plains

Flights by balloon take off as dawn breaks over the Kidepo.

The perfect silence of the early morning plains is broken only by the soft roar of the balloon.

Far below, Giraffes scatter, looking everywhere but up at the silent visitor that floats over their world.

Giraffes stand next to acacia trees; a pride of lion is eating their kill, untroubled by the airborne visitors while an Elephants herd running in a single cycle protecting the young ones from this floating roar-basket!

After the thrill of landing, a champagne breakfast awaits.

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Telephone:
Uganda: + 256705081529
Rwanda: +250785232284
Australia: +61469349106
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