At AITFG our sole purpose is to train and empower a generation of leaders. Our programs help students and tour managers develop practical skills through hands-on theoretical and experiential learning.  Not only do we teach skills, but we also help students actively discover and understand the complexities of environmental, social, economic issues sculpting the tourism industry in Africa, and worldwide today.

We have been helping people realize their dreams of succeeding in the hospitality and tourism industry.


A unique and exciting experience awaits you when you train with us. Our focus is to take the classroom to the wild or direct to a successful office. Our courses are participatory in nature and are designed to foster inquiry and active learning. Each course combines lectures, field excursions with exercises, assignments, tests, and research to prepare you for Accreditation as a Certified Tour Guide or Tour Manager. All our courses are taught in English.

Whether you are a beginner or you are already actively employed in the tourism industry, there are lots of diverse courses you can partake in to enhance your professional career. You will automatically join our vibrant community of Uganda Safari Guides Association (USAGA) and enjoy the benefits of the association as well as networking with different influential members in the tourism industry. Stand a high chance of getting Accredited and licensed as a Professional Guide as all our courses follow the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and Directorate of Industry Training (DIT) mandatory standards.

Core Services

Skills Training

The institute offers skills training to people who provide services in various fields of tourism and Hospitality. Skills include Nature Guiding, Culture Guiding Customers care and service

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Provision of consultancy services focuses on supporting businesses in the tourism industry to develop and manage their businesses. Including strategic and business plans, Monitoring and Evaluation

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Project Development

The institute develops and manages projects along the tourism value chain. Projects are focused to green tourism and improvement of livelihoods

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The training is a prerequisite for assessment for Uganda Level 1 Guide Qualification

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We are Uganda's Premier Tourism Skilling Institute

African Institute of Tourism and Field Guiding was established to offer Skilling Training, Consultancy and Project Development and Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. The institute operates within the East African region. The best consultants within each field are sourced to ensure that clients and Students get the best service.

We are Uganda's Premier Tourism Skilling Institute
  • Over 20

    Classes offered every year
  • 15

    Consultants Offering various consultancy services in Tourism and Hospitality
  • 4128

    Students People Trained in the last 3 years

Mission Statement

To Work as a professional unified team contributing to tourism growth by providing the necessary experience, knowledge and skills for tourism advancement and excellence.

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Our Consultants

Herbert Byaruhanga

Herbert Byaruhanga

Birding and Driver Guiding

Olivia Wanyana

Successful stories from our students


Susan Lilian Namuli

New semester is here! Rock your school.

Monitoring and Evaluation 

Dr. Amos Ochieng

Beyond the College: Taking Classes at the Graduate Schools

Domestic Tourism

Musiime P Muramura

Musiime P Muramura

Online Branding and Marketing


Hands-on Learning and Real-World Skills Learning and working under the direction of our experienced team of faculty members, you will learn Real-world tour field and office operations, techniques. Our programs help students and tour managers to develop practical skills through hands-on theoretical and experiential learning.