A New Era for East African Travel

Chunguza Travel, East Africa’s leading self-service online travel reservation platform, has announced the successful raise of $200,000 in seed investment. Launched in December 2023 by three visionary entrepreneurs, Chunguza Travel is poised to transform travel planning for individuals across Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi.

Unprecedented Convenience for East African Travelers

Chunguza Travel offers unparalleled convenience for East African travelers. Residents can now effortlessly book flights, hotels, rental cars, tours, and activities to destinations worldwide directly from a local website. The platform's integration with familiar payment methods like M-Pesa, Airtel Money, MTN Mobile Money, and others eliminates transaction hurdles and streamlines the booking process.

Empowering Local Tour Operators

Beyond individual travelers, Chunguza Travel serves as a dynamic digital marketplace, empowering local tour operators to showcase their services to a wider audience. Safari companies and adventure tour providers can easily list their offerings on the platform, gaining increased visibility and access to new business opportunities.

Addressing Unique Travel Needs

Understanding the unique needs of East African travelers, Chunguza Travel incorporates features like flexible installment payment plans for packages and hotels. By breaking down financial barriers, the platform enables more people to experience the joy of travel and exploration.

Commitment to Responsible Travel Practices

Chunguza Travel prioritizes responsible travel practices, championing tourism that directly benefits local communities and protects natural resources. Co-Founder Oine Sophia underscores their commitment to showcasing environmentally conscious businesses and fair compensation for workers.

Fueling Innovation and Expansion

Isaac Ntegeka, a Co-Founder, expresses excitement about the seed funding, highlighting its role in consolidating operations, building the team, and driving continued innovation. With this investment, Chunguza Travel is poised for significant growth and expansion.

The Collaborative Masterminds Behind Chunguza Travel

Isaac Ntegeka, Sophia Oine, and Ariel Ngoie are the innovative minds behind Chunguza Travel. Sophia's vision for the platform, developed during her studies at Uganda’s Makerere University, laid the foundation for the venture. Collaborating with Isaac and later joined by Ariel, the team spearheaded the technical development of the platform. Fueled by passion and expertise, this remarkable team drives Chunguza Travel's success as a groundbreaking East African enterprise.