One of the leading eco-tourism outfitters in Uganda, Travelust African Safaris offers affordable and comfortable Mountain Gorilla Safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. We also offer holiday extensions in Kenya and Tanzania through our partner offices. We offer gorilla treks, chimpanzee tracking, Cruises on the River Nile and Kazinga channel, cultural experiences with the local tribes, white water rafting, Island gateways, fishing tours, Big five safaris in East Africa, Rwenzori Mountain climbing, Volcano climbing expeditions, Tourism experiences in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya migrations safaris and hotel bookings.
Our Eco Tourism Lodge at the Impenetrable National park employs over 90% of the people living around the National park. We also offer refresher courses in customer care and lodge management. With an experience of over 15 years in the Tourism trade, we have also encouraged upcoming tour operators by offering internship opportunities at the head office, as well as tour guiding training opportunities to enable them better their education on nature and wildlife conservation.
We are able to offer a 5% discount to Tourism Concern Members, along with further exclusive benefits for members, depending on the seasons of travel, as well as the group size of the traveling party.
We engage and empower local communities in planning and decision making about the management and future development of tourism in the area, in consultation with other stakeholders. Through a partnership with the local community management team at the accommodations unit, we are able to forge a way forward in making sure that what the community does, directly or indirectly benefits them.
Our property in the world heritage site at the Bwindi Impenetrable where Mountain gorillas live is 100per cent operated by the local communities.
We strengthen the number and quality of local jobs created and supported by tourism, including the level of pay, conditions of service and availability to all without discrimination by gender, race, disability or in other ways. Many local people are employed directly by the lodge and also, provide fresh supplies from their farms.
Our Eco Tourism Lodge at the Impenetrable National park employs over 90% of the people living around the National park. We also offer internship opportunities at the head office, as well as tour guiding training opportunities to enable locals to better their education on nature and wildlife conservation. We also offer refresher courses in customer care and lodge management.
We place emphasis on employing the local community members in the operation and running of the accommodations. Our first priority is also given to source produce from the local farmers for the supply of organic foodstuffs from the nearby farms.
By use of solar lighting and using movable accommodation structures at our safari camps. This limits the carbon footprint based on the fact that the forest is left intact and there is minimum disturbance of the flora and fauna. Mountain gorillas are usually straying in the camp to feed on the same vegetation.
At our ecolodge we encourage the use of solar power and most of the equipment and materials used in the construction, has been sourced from nearby.