A multicultural country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria – the principal source of the great River Nile.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchil - “Uganda is a fairy-tale. You climb up and at the end there is a wonderful new world. The scenery is different, the vegetation is different, the climate is different, and, most of all, the people are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa … I say: ‘Concentrate on Uganda’. For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life – bird, insect, reptile, beast – for vast scale — Uganda is truly the pearl of Africa.”
Uganda has 10 national parks, where you can observe 330 species of mammals and over 1000 species of birds including many of the popular animals, we associate with Africa including Lions, Elephants, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Giraffes, Gorillas and Chimpanzees.
In terms of cultural attractions, safari’s, Gorilla Trekking and unusual diversions,
Uganda is a country without compare. There are many hidden gems that most people don’t
know about including beautiful beaches and bungee jumping over the Nile .
To help you on your way to discovering all that Uganda has to offer,
here’s our pick of 20 of the best things to do in Uganda in addition to WILDLIFE SAFARI in more
than ten National Game Parks in Uganda, namely
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: ... Mgahinga Gorilla National Park: ... Kibale Forest National Park: ... Murchison Falls National Park: ... Queen Elizabeth National Park: ... Kidepo Valley National Park: ... Lake Mburo National Park: ... Semliki National Park:
If you are traveling for a Ugandan safari, there is little doubt one of the things you will fancy to do is spot the Big Five, the five hardest animals to hunt on foot. This highly popular group includes the Lion, Cape Buffalo, African elephant, leopard, lion, and the rhino.
Chimpanzees and humans share over 98 percent of their DNA. Reach a fascinating distance of just about 8m observing our closest relatives while trekking in the forests of Uganda. You observe them swing from one tree to another, feed, play about or progress speedily on the ground right in front of you. You can see chimpazees at Kibale or Budongo Forest
Shoebill Birding Uganda 1 Sir Winston Churchill described Uganda as a fairy tale land, calling it the “Pearl of Africa”. Here you find an incredible variety of birds that can be seen. With over 1000 bird species, You may catch a rare glimpse of the endangered Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, Great Blue Turaco, Shelley’s Crimsonwing, Standard-winged Nightjar, Short-tailed Warbler, Short-tailed Warbler, Doherty’s Bushshrike, Bar-tailed Trogon, Black-breasted Barbet, African Green Broadbill e.t.c
Uganda boosts two popular mountains, the mystic Rwenzori Mountain and the magnificent Mountain Elgon. Mount Rwenzori, which is a world heritage site, offers nature at its best. Trekking the Rwenzori mountains is a truly fantastic and unique experience, the wonder of the high glaciers, the beauty of the valley of nine lakes, the bearded lichen hanging from giant heathers with a backdrop of rocky cliffs, crags and snow capped peaks. Mountain Elgon, an extinct volcano at the Uganda-Kenya border. Here you can explore ancient caves and witness spectacular cliffs, over which Mount Elgon stream’s cascade as dramatic waterfalls
The longest river in the world, The River Nile, starts it’s journey in Uganda and spans a mammoth journey of 4,132 miles before the mouth meets the Mediterranean Sea. Here you can find some of the Largest Nile perch species in the world. You can also find these and other different fish species at Lake Victoria, the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world.
Discover Uganda’s best well kept secret and one of the most spectacular bungee jumping sites in the world You’re guaranteed gallons of fun and Adventure bungee jumping over the world's longest river, The Nile.
The city feels like Africa with an Asian flare and is the center of everything to do in the country. There are a variety of restaurants to try, new things to experience like a ride on a boda boda (motorcycle taxi), or even just get to know what life is like in the capital city in Uganda. Don’t forget to check out the churches, Bahai Temple, and museums in the city.
If you like water and intensive green color, you should never miss out on this beautiful and powerful waterfall. Get yourself a local guide, who will cost you almost nothing and find out all about the local life in the nearby village. While hiking down the waterfall, you will be challenged by the steep leather, shaking knees and sweat, but as soon as you take your eyes on the waterfall you will know, why you are here