About Penny Africa Safaris

East African Adventures with Penny Africa Safaris

Penny Africa Safaris is a tour and travel company dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of quality – that meets you where you are. Through all of our tour packages, whether we’re taking you throughout Uganda or across East Africa, you’ll find an emphasis on safety, reliability and professionalism. The opportunity to share our African experiences with you is more than a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: it’s a first-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

That opportunity is one you’ve been thinking about – and saving up for – for a long time. We’re called Penny Africa Safaris because we know the value of every penny. That makes us the ideal tour and travel company for backpackers, campers, and budget travelers. We can help you plan the trip that saves on certain costs so you can spend where it really counts.

At Penny Africa Safaris, it’s our passion to show you a side of Africa you haven’t seen before. Whether this is your first trip – or your first trip with us – we’re here to help you get the most out of your African safaris, from the wilds to the oceans, forests, mountains and beaches.

We’re here to make your dream African safari come true – with a budget worth dreaming about. 

Contact us today, and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours to help you plan the best trip at the right price – that’s the Penny Africa Safaris promise.

About Ivan

Ivan is the founder and managing director of Penny Africa Safaris. Passionate about helping you have the best holiday experience possible, he helps craft adventures and safaris within your interest, time, and budget. Together, you’re sure to have an amazing time in Africa.

Having guided for 6 years, lvan Akampurira’s experience and knowledge make him the best partner for your travels in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Born and raised in Uganda, Ivan has also traveled extensively and guided throughout Rwanda and Congo, providing him with intimate knowledge about wildlife, culture, and people.

He’s also attained numerous tourism-related certificates and awards in guiding, including those in nature, birding, and hospitality. As his TripAdvisor reviews attest, Ivan is charming, thoughtful, knowledgeable, and confident companion for backpacking and camping adventures throughout the region.

When he’s not leading tours throughout East Africa, Ivan Akampurira enjoys reading, traveling and making new friends from all over the world.