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Zuri – Derived from the Swahili word meaning “beautiful”. Bespoke, intimate, beautiful journeys to our planet’s most incredible wild spaces. Zuri Safari Trails started with the simple dream of giving people the opportunity to reconnect with our planet’s incredible wild spaces and cultures, so that they could experience something beautiful and find the very thing that makes them feel alive.

We’ve deliberately kept our family run and operated business small and focused enough to be your best independent travel consultancy in Africa. The Zuri Safari Trails Team is a specialist international tourism consultancy which focuses exclusively on working for tourism destinations in East- Africa.

Our extensive experience in the safari and travel industry also allows us to create unique adventures catered to your travel needs and budget, by offering you the very best safari experiences on the planet. When you travel with us, you are not just traveling with a team of travel experts but also a team of wildlife photographers, experienced travelers and guides.

We are based with footprints in Uganda, East Africa. This means that no matter where you travel with us, we guarantee to provide you with a personal and professional travel and safari experience before, during and after your adventure. It has been our greatest honor to share our incredible adventures with people from all walks of life, from wildlife photographers to conservationists, from the modern day adventurers to those simply looking for a beautiful escape, every Zuri Safari Trails trip is meticulously curated with you in mind, to ensure that you experience something beautiful.

So, no matter the destination or budget, your adventure with Zuri Safari Trails is bound to be an experience that will change YOUR forever!

Meet The Team

Joseph Amooti
Founder & Managing Director

Hi! My name is Joseph Amooti, the head of the Uganda tours team and founder of Zuri Safari Trails Ltd. I was born and educated in Uganda where I developed a love for wildlife and our beautiful culture. I have led cultural and group community tours in Uganda for more than 12 years.

I speak fluent Lutooro, lunyoro, Luyankole, Luganda, Lusoga and English and I have expert knowledge on Uganda and its culture.

Godfrey Gabunga
Tour Guide

Godfrey is a driver/guide in Uganda. He never misses pointing out a site of interest, a beautiful bird in a bush, a chameleon on the road, which we would easily miss, or a lion in the distance, which could only be seen through binoculars!

He will regale you with anecdotes from his extensive travel expeditions and use his experience to show you the parts of Uganda that many do not get to see. He is an engaging and charming guide whose knowledge and experience is greatly valued at Zuri Safari Trails Ltd.

Olive Kabalisa
Reservations Officer

Hey, I am Olive the Reservations Officer. Born, raised and educated within Uganda, thus the vast knowledge on the country, its wildlife, beautiful sceneries and culture. I’m deeply passionate about nature, tours, adventure, exquisite culture, wildlife in Uganda, East Africa and the people. I’m also a chatty, easily approachable, interesting, kind and outgoing person. I would enjoy an adventure with you be it safari, exploration, tour, volunteering work, among others. At Zuri Safari Trails Ltd, we are always pleased and excited to work with you and cater for all your travel and tour needs that fit your interests and budget. Thank you for your support, come back again. Olive

Moses Kiyaga
Tour Guide

I am a safari driver and guide in Uganda with Zuri Safari Trails Ltd team and I have a passion for nature, which helps me to connect people to the jungle life. I feel privileged to take people on safari. I started doing this job as soon as I finished my Degree in International Business at Kampala International University in Uganda and over the years, I have acquired lots of skills and knowledge of Uganda, its people and wildlife.

At Zuri Safari Trails Ltd, we are like one big family, partly because the founder director is my older brother, but also because I love the people I work with, and I love the animals I work around in the field.

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