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  • About Atlas African Safaris

    Our story

Atlas has been presenting Uganda to the world for 11 years

“Travel in East Africa is like no where else in the world”

Spurred by Uganda’s tourism variety and a childhood upbringing around one of Uganda’s largest parks – Queen Elizabeth National Park, Chris Winyi – equipped with years of ticketing experience set out to create Safari experiences for inbound travellers to Uganda and Rwanda. He’s never looked back.
23 years on, Atlas Safaris Uganda was born; Atlas has continued to move numbers across Kidepo, Queen Elizabeth, parts of Burundi and Rwanda and across Uganda.

From Game drives, Bird watching, Gorilla trekking, beautiful Scenery and cultural experiences, the company has continued to provide superior experiences to those eager for East African travel and has created a model of sustainable tourism admired by safari enthusaisists globally.

Travelling with Atlas Uganda Safaris sets you apart to cover a range of never-before explored routes across Uganda’s attractions. Trek Gorillas at Bwindi, watch Uganda’s endemic birds in Mabamba, see Kidepo Zebras and experience Jinja white water rafting – we don’t tell you where to go, you tell us.
Our satisfaction is evaluated every 6 months to ensure we maintain an exceptional travel experience, responsibility and quality.

Our Team

Chris Winyi

Chris Winyi

Chief Executive Officer.

Chris Winyi

Chris Winyi served for years as a manager of Uganda Airlines in Nairobi, and a Marketing manager with Fly Emirates Kampala, before setting out to create Safari experiences in Uganda, a country he calls home. 19 years later, he continues to offer exclusive Safari experiences under the Atlas brand that many have grown to love and enjoy visiting Africa.

Gina Marie

Gina Marie Gayita

Tour Manager

Gina Marie Gayita

Gina Marie Gayita worked with a huge travel Gorilla focused brand in Uganda – that enabled Gorilla travels before joining Atlas Uganda Safaris in 2019. Her creative personality and handy input is highly treasured on our team and continues to help us maintain organised Safaris countrywide. Safaris that enthusiasts often look forward to.

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Moses Byaruhanga

Senior driver guide

Moses Byaruhanga

As a senior driver guide, Moses Byaruhanga combines a 15 year travel experience with a vast knowledge of birding locations exceptional to Atlas Safari, his on-the-ground knowledge is hard to contest – a trait most travelers continue to love.

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Paul Kaggwa

Senior driver guide

Paul Kaggwa

Paul has two decades of bird guiding, butterfly guiding experience behind him, he commands a good tourism knowledge of Uganda as a whole, his seniority as a senior driver guide keeps us confident on the (Safari) road. You’ve just got to meet him.

Isaac Wamara

Isaac Wamara

Assistant Senior Travel Manager

Isaac Wamara’s

Isaac Wamara’s 8-year experience in birding Safaris means you can entrust your trip with those that understand nature and its habitats, Isaac is that kind.

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Robert Byaruhanga

Specialist bird guide

Robert Byaruhanga

Robert Byaruhanga, is a specialist bird guide with 17 years experience, he knows alot of birds by names and sounds in the areas of Bwindi, Mabamba, and the Royal Mile, of Kanio Papidi in Budongo forest area – famous for its bird population.

“We dont tell you where to go, you tell us. ”