Safari Drive East Africa Team

Meet the great team at Safari drive Uganda, meet the team that puts every bit and touch of your trip all together, Meet Persons with a passion for safari drive travel and yes, meet the team that are willing to share every single detail and put together a very successful and inspirational journey through Uganda, Rwanda Kenya and Tanzania.

Safari Drive travel Consultants are all dedicated travellers who work closely with you professionally to create a typical Tailor made journey of a lifetime, optimized to make sure you get the most out of every single moment in East Africa. Our Travel Consultants Are eager to learn how you like to travel and what kind of activities make your holiday meaningful. And whenever you are ready to start planning your next journey, we’re ready to provide the same personal, one-on-one service.

Safari Drive Uganda is passionately run by Gorilla Walking safaris (U) Ltd, a fully registered Local tour operator company by Uganda registrar of companies and fully registered member with the Association of Uganda Tour Operators aiming at catering for flexible individual travelers and unveiling the secrets of hidden treasures in the wilderness.

Shamim Kulabako

Co-founder & Finance

One of the Co-founders of Safari Drive Uganda, passionate about travel and always waiting for every single inquiry to share more than just Uganda. A graduate in Business finance. Shamim doubles as Our safari Drive tour Planner and responsible for the finance and accounts of the company. She’s traveled all around Uganda and east Africa, she’s visited most of the campsites and lodges in Uganda so it’s been like a winning game in planning your perfect trip in Uganda. Her love for adventure has seen her abandon her banking Job to follow her passion. Married To Guma a professional Tour guide with One kid guarantees you the perfect holiday in Uganda.

Jan Deman (Belgium)

Travel Consultant

Meet Jan Deman, Born and staying in Belgium, Jan is Safari Drive East Africa’s representative in Europe, The gentleman behind our ever successful Group Trips. Jan is a travel consultant and also doubles as the Secretary for the Association of Belgium Tour Operators. He Has traveled and led so many groups trips to Africa, Europe, America and many other countries. Jan also fell in love with East Africa and for 4 years now, he joined the team at safari Drive East Africa as our Representative and marketing personnel in Europe. If You would like to start planning your trip to East Africa or would want to inquire about and join his next scheduled group trip to Uganda, Drop him an email here and the ever smiling gentleman will professionally be of great help for an inspirational journey in East Africa.

Guma Alex Tibanyendera

Tour Consultant & Operations

9 years as a freelance tour guide and the brains behind the establishment Gorilla walking safaris and safari Drive Uganda. Guma Alex is a professional Tour Guide and wildlife photographer. A business administrative student at university, Guma never did any job in his line of study, Travel and showing people the beauty of Uganda is his passion. A very safe tourist driver and guide, Being creative and informative runs within his blood, taking you off the normal tourist route and surprising you is as good as pressing the right button with  Guma. Always happy to share deep insights and history about Uganda – its is always right with Guma as your guide. When not in field guiding tourists Guma helps planning new great packages for clients.

Ibrahim Senfuma

Birding Guide

His passion for birds and botany has seen Ibra one of the best birding guides in Uganda. With over 1000 bird species in Uganda, Ibra is more than happy to share every bit of  single bird seen on trip. If your interested in birds, then Ibra is just the driver guide for you through Uganda. Ibra has worked in the tourism sector for more than 8 years and yes for wildlife and birds, he is just the perfect companion for your trip in Uganda.

David Alonya

Conservationist & Tour Guide

His A conservationist, his a professional driver guide, his been part of the chimpanzee habituation process, his driven to almost all parts of the country, Oh yes David is an awesome guide a Karamojong, the unique tribe related to the masai has worked in the tourism sector for more than 15 years and this brands him one of the pioneers of Uganda tourism. A tourism graduate in Kenya tourism institute, David has transversed East Africa and gained more knowledge in wildlife, birding, botany and a very safe driver. You will never be wrong with David as your Guide on safari.

Jonas D

Webmaster and marketing

A professional product designer and web designer. Currently living in Belgium, Jonas recently joined the team at Safari drive East Africa and is responsible for Our web designing and online marketing. Give him a 4×4 vehicle and set him free to drive on the African roads, his inspiration and love for Africa will be met. Jonas has been on some of our Scheduled trips in Uganda  and has quickly become a key member of the team. His enthusiasm is a joy to be around.

Amos Abunyanga

Head Operations Tanzania Team

The Head of administration and fleet dispatcher. Innocent hold a masters in human resource and administration for the metropolitan university in London and a degree in procurement and logistics from the makerere university Uganda. We are humble to be associated with great brains in planning and administration and basically seen the start of Gorilla Walking Safaris (u) ltd and Safari drive Uganda. The passion of travel runs within his blood and management is his passion. Consider dealing with a reputable and a well organized company

Alexis Mugarura

Head Operations Rwanda Team

The Head of administration and fleet dispatcher. Innocent hold a masters in human resource and administration for the metropolitan university in London and a degree in procurement and logistics from the makerere university Uganda. We are humble to be associated with great brains in planning and administration and basically seen the start of Gorilla Walking Safaris (u) ltd and Safari drive Uganda. The passion of travel runs within his blood and management is his passion. Consider dealing with a reputable and a well organized company

Joel Kimaki Jogo

Head Operations Kenya Team

The Head of administration and fleet dispatcher. Innocent hold a masters in human resource and administration for the metropolitan university in London and a degree in procurement and logistics from the makerere university Uganda. We are humble to be associated with great brains in planning and administration and basically seen the start of Gorilla Walking Safaris (u) ltd and Safari drive Uganda. The passion of travel runs within his blood and management is his passion. Consider dealing with a reputable and a well organized company

Mugisha Meddy

Tour Guide

9 years as a freelance tour guide and the brains behind the establishment Gorilla walking safaris and safari Drive Uganda. Guma Alex is a professional Tour Guide and wildlife photographer. A business adsministrative student at university, Guma never did any job in his line of study, Travel and showing people the beauty of Uganda is his passion. A very safe tourist driver and guide, Being creative and informative runs within his blood, taking you off the normal tourist route and surprising you is as good as pressing the right button with  Guma. Always happy to share deep insights and history about Uganda – its is always right with Guma as your guide. When not in field guiding tourists Guma helps planning new great packages for clients.

Innocent Tibanyendera

Head of Administration

The Head of administration and fleet dispatcher. Innocent hold a masters in human resource and administration for the metropolitan university in London and a degree in procurement and logistics from the makerere university Uganda. We are humble to be associated with great brains in planning and administration and basically seen the start of Gorilla Walking Safaris (u) ltd and Safari drive Uganda. The passion of travel runs within his blood and management is his passion. Consider dealing with a reputable and a well organized company

Kato Rogers

Tour Consultant (Uganda)

The Head of administration and fleet dispatcher. Innocent hold a masters in human resource and administration for the metropolitan university in London and a degree in procurement and logistics from the makerere university Uganda. We are humble to be associated with great brains in planning and administration and basically seen the start of Gorilla Walking Safaris (u) ltd and Safari drive Uganda. The passion of travel runs within his blood and management is his passion. Consider dealing with a reputable and a well organized company