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African Pearl Safaris

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Buhoma Lodge

Absolutely brilliant. A bucket list must. One of the most amazing experiences in my life. Trekked... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Peter C
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Noosa, Australia
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My son and I (40 &70) did a guided 24 day trip around Uganda and Rwanda

We had a great time thanks to the organisation of Edris and execution by Isaac our driver and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gregwootten
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Melbourne, Australia
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Plot 10, Kenneth Dale Drive, Off Kira Road | P. O. Box 4562 Kampala, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 256, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. A bucket list must. One of the most amazing experiences in my life. Trekked in to jungle to see the Gorillas, not once but twice. Accommodation was first class and the staff were so friendly they treated u like family

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time thanks to the organisation of Edris and execution by Isaac our driver and guide. Isaac is a retired ranger and experienced driver and knew where to go and a lot of who to contact when there. The accommodation is mid...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Edris arranged a great custom 8 day Rwanda/Uganda itinerary for us. The accommodations (mid-range) were all very nice, and our driver/guide Fred Sunday Ssalango was excellent. Fred really put in extra effort to notice what we were interested in - he asked the lodges to...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible experience!! Highly recommend. Our guide, Fred, made the experience— very hospitable, accommodating, patient, and educated us on the region, culture, animals, etc. Highly recommend African Pearl!

2  Thank Nicky8687
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The excellent reviews on this page are primarily based on the Gorilla Treks which African Pearl have nothing to do with, they just get you there. The treks are run superbly by the National Park Authority and should not be missed. There are plenty of...More

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AfricanPearlSafaris, Manager at African Pearl Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Steve, thank you so much for taking the time to review us on this platform. We take our clients’ reviews in the highest regard because they give us a good sense of direction on our service improvement. Now, to address your queries, I would like...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

If you are interested in gorilla trekking and/or seeing other parts of Uganda, we highly recommend African Pearl Safaris. This was our first trip to Africa. Edris in the home office was very responsive during the planning process and our trip was perfect! The lodging...More

3  Thank westsea r
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Thanks to APS for the perfect organisation of our holidays. Everything was fine and we had amazing experiences. Peter was a punctual, helpful and a very friendly driver/guide. His driving skills are excellent. We felt safe all the time. We would always recommend APS for...More

1  Thank Mirja_125
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

African Pearl Safaris is exceptional in all aspects. They made our gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi a trip of a lifetime. From the moment we were picked up, to our departure from Uganda, they took such great care of us. Our driver, Herbert, was the...More

1  Thank McKenzie L
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We are two couples who traveled with APS two years ago for an extraordinary trip to the gorillas. They were our first choice when we decided to do a safari in Kenya and Tanzania. We had wonderful, knowledgeable drivers/guides and our lodges were perfect. Edris...More

2  Thank mcdonaldrs
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Recommended for tracking Gorillas, this travel company not only packages tracking, but African safaris including game viewing in different game parks in Uganda, including Murchison Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, but mostly specializes in tacking travelers to track the giant Mountain gorillas.

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Pep C
August 23, 2018|
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Response from AfricanPearlSafaris | Property representative |
Hello Pep, Well, you can take a guided walk to Munyaga River in Bwindi, Bird watching in Bwindi, other varying trails for hiking and ride for a woman biking etc I hope this is helpful in your planning to visit Bwindi... More
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Gerry B
October 12, 2015|
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Response from AfricanPearlSafaris | Property representative |
Hi Gerry, African Pearl Safaris only specializes in Tours/Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. We are a safari company and we do not do any ticketing for our clients flying in to Uganda. We can as well contact a travel agent on... More
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Jeanne A
May 9, 2015|
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Hello Jeanne, Low seasons that is months of April, May & November. Minimum days are 3 with both the road option & the flight option. The fact Bwindi is a dense forest chances of making rain is high and it regularly rains... More
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