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Abacus African Vacations Day Tours

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Address: Plot 194, Mobutu Road, Makindye Lukuli, Kizungu Zone, Kampala 256, Uganda
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We specialize in planning and booking your personalized day trips and long...

We specialize in planning and booking your personalized day trips and long Uganda Safaris tailored to suit your needs. We have selected the best trips in Uganda that range from sight seeing to the more adventurous such as birding, hiking and gorilla trekking. Walk, bus, or cycle through the streets of Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe, visiting local tourist attractions or shopping in everything from corner markets to high-end markets.

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Fantastic experience with Abacus in Uganda

I had planned a trip to Rwanda and I wanted to take a few days to see the mountain areas and the Highland Gorillas. I contacted several tour agencies, and very quickly, Abacus... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
David F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I had planned a trip to Rwanda and I wanted to take a few days to see the mountain areas and the Highland Gorillas. I contacted several tour agencies, and very quickly, Abacus differentiated itself. I knew very little about the area, culture, etc. Jackie at Abacus gave me very thorough information, answering all of my questions, and anticipating many... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

I've had some problems with travel agents (normal stuff - promises not delivered and complaints afterwards totally ignored) but given that I often book trips at short notice and want to go to several places in a short period of time, especially in Africa, they do have their uses. Normally, I have used US or UK agents but this time... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

We booked quite spontaneously with them - although we had contacted Uganda safaris for this and somehow they had forwarded us to Abacus. By email they seemed quite understanding of what we want, although they had repeatedly sent us copy/pasted itineraries which we had to return and correct according to what we wanted. The car that was promised to us... More 

3 Thank Pharas
Monument, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Thank you for the wonderful safari tour. You were so helpful in answering our questions and setting things up for the tour. Michael and Richard were incredible. They were such great ambassadors for your company and Uganda. Though it was unfortunate that Michael had to temporarily leave us that incident allowed us to enjoy meeting Richard. We'd highly recommend both... More 

Thank Phil G
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

I have just come back from an excellent safari in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, and I highly recommend Abacus as the tour company!. We were a group of 30 photographers in 9 "Abacus" jeeps. The jeeps are very comparable big and have a lot of windows - good for taking photos. Every night the tour guides would clean the hole... More 

1 Thank Burda R
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2014

We selected Abacus safaris because of the Trip Advisor reviews and were well pleased with our choice. Mersian, in the office, was efficient, helpful and responsive. He organised a trip that covered what we wanted and booked a very pleasant hotel as our Kampala base (Cassia lodge - not central, being about 10k from central Kampala but comfortable and a... More 

Thank HMNewcastle
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

We booked our 9 day Uganda tour with Abacus African Vacations. Our guide and driver, Amos demonstrated the highest level of professionalism from the start of the journey up to the end. He was always on time. He is knowledgeable about Uganda and wildlife as well as a careful driver. We visited Ziwa rhino sanctuary and later enjoyed a nice... More 

2 Thank Harry M
Huntington Beach, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

We recently went on an eight day safari with Abacus Vacations. We were very pleased with our guide, Gerald. He was a great game spotter and very patient with the stops we wanted to make. We saw the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, Murchison Falls, cruised the Nile, Kibale National Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, boat trip on the Kazinga Channel, Kalinzu Forest... More 

Thank barbarabdavis
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

Just got back from wonderful experience in Uganda only several days ago. I normally write a review here in my native language (Japanese), however I decided to do in English in order to let more people read about this tour operator. I enquired 15 days Uganda Super Safari back in September. Jackie responded promtly according to my request, the only... More 

2 Thank jetset55555
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

I together with my family booked a uganda through to Rwanda for 13 days trip and We had a memorable trip.From start to the end it was all well organised and our Guide Richard turned out to be a fountain of knowledge on birdlife and animals and hard this sharp eye that he could spot animals in a long distance.... More 

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