Why Hire a Guide for Safari in Uganda

 

If you are still wondering whether or not you need a guide on your safari in Uganda, then this article was written with you in mind or specifically for you. Guides are quite knowledgeable about local destinations and their attractions, are friends with the locals and can walk their way around trouble or know their way around trouble. So do you need a guide? The answer is yes and this is why?

Don’t worry about getting lost

The fact that guides are well versed with the geography of the tourist destinations in Uganda, one can not suffer the inconveniences of getting lost in the vast terrains. The journey to the safari destinations can be seamless and this ensures that you get to enjoy all your itinerary activities.

Safety

It’s kind of human nature for people to feel safe with people they believe are well conversant with a place they are visiting. A guide will offer you this safe haven and will make sure that nothing bad happens to you while on your desired trip. And in case anything unexpected happens, he will know how to deal with it.

Convenience

A guide can save you from the hassle of navigating to your destination through unknown terrains. This means that you can lean back in your chair and enjoy the beautiful sceneries of savannah plains or plantations and the local villages you will be passing through.

Interacting with the locals

For those who are interested in interacting with the locals, a guide can be of great help in introducing you to them. The trust the locals have in the guide can ensure that they open up to you for a fulfilling a cultural encounter.

Break down Assistance

One cannot rule out a mechanical failure while on a safari but what matters is how it’s dealt with. When you have a guide with you, he can help fix the problem or call mechanical experts in the area to help you out in the quickest way possible. If it’s necessary, he could also stop locals on the road to help you out which you might not be able to do on your own. Yes, Ugandans are known to be generally friends but they also exercise caution in stopping for strangers.

Info about park & Wildlife

Many interesting stories about the national parks and their wildlife exist in Uganda and they can divulged to you by a guide. This means that you get a deeper appreciation of the attractions you visit because you will know how they can about, what they represent and how many they are in number.

In a nutshell, a guide is necessary for your peace of mind, enjoyment and safety. Hence, don’t hesitate to hire one. To inquire or book a safari in Uganda, simply send us an email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us on +256-758540071 to speak with the reservations team.