About Us


Waka tours has been one of the leading tour companies in Uganda since it opened its doors. We pride ourselves to giving personal and swift service.
Our tour guides will provide a personal customer service in English, Spanish, German, French, Swahili and Luganda. We are known for asking questions to make sure we deliver exactly what you the clients want.

Giving back:
We give 10% of any profits to cherish-Aid Foundation a non-profit organization in Uganda which aims at raising the wellbeing of youths in Uganda. We believe by promoting and working with local partners gives us the opportunity to uplift our communities.

Safari and Volunteer:

If you are looking for a safari or volunteering experience then look no further. We organise trips around you.  A big part of waka tours is to give our visitors a professional and stress-free experience in Uganda. We search for the very best local partners across the country.

Because we come from Uganda and travelled the country, we have developed excellent working relationships with a number of exceptional hotels. We work with knowledgeable trekking specialists.

Luxury tour

We arrange private charter plane for our luxury and time short clients, we will match your requirements to a network of ground handlers that are perfect for you.

Our Team Members

Rogers Walakira

Rogers Walakira is the founder of Waka tours and a biomedical engineer graduate living and working in Ireland. Rogers has lived in England, Uganda and now Ireland. Due to his passion for science, travel and nature, he opened Waka tours a safari company that operates in east Africa (Uganda). Every summer he takes time off work to travel to Uganda with a group for a safari and Volunteer with Mop and Cherish Aid.

Destin Sempijja

Destin Sempijja is a coordinator at Waka Tours with much enthusiasm for the young people he is also the founder & Team leader of Cherish Aid Foundation a youth-led Non profit organization in Uganda aiming at the well-being of children and the youth through livelihood activities, He is a change agent, climate change advocate with good interpersonal communication skills with tourists in our activities makes sure that our volunteers feel at home & have the best experience.

Shane Fitzsimons

Shane Fitzsimons Currently pursuing a degree in Advanced business management and social media marketing Shane is a social media coordinator with waka tours. Shane is also an Irish International athlete who has competed for Ireland at world and european level winning numerous titles

Ashraf Kiruta

Ashraf is the logistics manager and guide at wakatours. Confident and warm are the best words to describe this gentleman. Nothing is more important to your safari experience than being in the company of a knowledgeable, caring and passionate guides. Ashraf with the team bring high energy and love for wildlife.

Jordan Lumumba

Jordan Shots is A Proffessional photographer from Pixelflex Photography Uganda and he is always the man behind the camera he is always on time to make sure that the we don’t miss any shot during our trips he is the man behind all the beautiful shots as you can see on all our tours

James Kirunda

James is our senior guide and experienced game ranger. His knolwedge for wildlife is outstanding. Nothing is more important to your safari experience than being in the company of a knowledgeable, caring and passionate guides. At waka tours we work with the best in order to ensure that you have a fantastic time with us.