About Us

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Crystal Safaris is a Tours and Travel Company based in Uganda offering tailor made safaris to Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar with 14 years of experience. Our tailor-made safaris are built around each client’s individual needs, time and budget offering them the complete choice, freedom and a rare opportunity to appreciate the beauty and diversity of the wild pearl of Africa surrounded by extraordinary comfort and style. We also ensure that our safaris eco-friendly and we respect the environment and culture of local communities.

Activities

Our African holidays include: DMC services, Mountain Gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda, chimpanzee and tracking and habituation experience, Birding, Wildlife and scenery, mountain climbing, white water rafting on the River Nile, Fishing, photographic tours, cultural tours, volunteer tours, educational trips, beach and honeymoon holidays and incentive tours. We provide the above services to private individuals, groups, families and business executives.

Accomodation

We carefully choose not only competitively priced but also top class comfortable lodges, tented safari camps, beach resorts and exclusive hotels which provide excellent and personalized services for a discerning traveler. Accommodation is categorized in 3 classes: high end/Luxury (5-4 star), Mid-range (3 star) and low budget including guest Houses and Camping.

We also have our own lodge known as Gorilla Safari Lodge (www.gorillasafarilodge) located in Bwindi Impenetrable forest which is home of 330 gorillas, half of the world’s population. The park is also a UNESCO Heritage site and it boasts of many bird species including 23 Albertine Rift endemic bird species recorded making it a number one birding spot.

Gorilla Safari Lodge has 13 luxurious units of bandas of which 2 of them have two rooms which are suitable for families and other people travelling together. Each Banda is equipped with its own ensuite bathroom with hot and cold running water and has a unique breath taking scenery overlooking the Bwindi Forest. This is the ideal location for your gorilla trek as it is a few meters away from the starting/briefing point of the gorilla trekking.

Staff

Well aware that the success of any safari greatly depends upon the character of the Guide/Driver. We therefore take great care in selecting our Guides/Drivers who are able to provide a cheerful, caring and attentive service to our clients. All our guides are locally trained and have a deep knowledge of all routes, conditions, local attraction and their ability to spot birds and animals is outstanding. Bilingual guides are available on request.

Tailor Made Safaris and Rates

The team of Crystal Safaris is dedicated and committed to giving the best tailor made rates based around each client’s special interests and requirements. Our experienced and dedicated staff will be there from the start to the end to ensure that you have the holiday of their life time.

Crystal Safaris has an extensive and first hand knowledge of the product, offering reliable accurate and unbiased travel advice in tailor-making tours to meet each individual’s requirements and budgets. Hard work goes in to ensure that all expectations are fulfilled and that each safari leaves a special memory and lasting impression.

Depatures

We have set departures throughout the year for small groups giving each client a chance to enjoy Africa at the cheapest prices ever without compromising the quality of our services. Please inquire for further information.

Why travel with Crystal Safaris

  • 14 years of experience
  • Own Fleet of comfortable 4 x 4 safari Land Cruisers and mini buses with open roof for maximum photography and game viewing as well as enough leg room
  • Specially/personalized tailored safaris to suite all clients needs and budgets
  • A team of bilingual guides who are locally trained, experienced and knowledgeable
  • Professional planning and reservation staff
  • Flexible guaranteed departures
  • Timely responses (inquiries are responded to within a period of 24 hours)
  • Our safaris are competitively priced without compromising their quality
  • We are dependable, reliable and efficient
  • Total commitment to quality

3 Days mountain gorilla tracking adventure