Uganda is a wildlife trove, with many Uganda Safaris & tour packages designed not to miss the to highlights like the world’s highest population of Mountain Gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks in the south west. Travellers can also enjoy the classic wild game drive and sandy rivers in the far east destination of Kidepo Valley National Park.
A Uganda safari experience is highlighted with beautiful landscapes, abundant flora and fauna, the 1057 bird species that make up 50% of Africa’s bird species and 11% of the World`s bird species and a diversity of over 56 tribal cultures that combine to make a Uganda safari unique and a bucket list choice.
Uganda – The Pearl Of AfricaUganda lies on the equator, east of Tanzania and Kenya and west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is smaller than the United Kingdom but boasts a spectacular array of landscapes – from snow-capped mountains and savannah to lush swampland and impenetrable forests. Now is the best time to come visit East Africa. Uganda is an untapped jewel, which National Geographic listed among the “top 20 new must-see places,” tagging Uganda as “Africa’s new frontier Nation.”
In 2011 the Lonely Planet named Uganda the best travel destination, emphasizing it’s amazing landscapes, animals and its genuinely kind people. The landscape in Uganda mixes mountains, savannahs, enormous lakes and long rivers together with rain forests and Glacier Mountains such as the Rwenzori Mountain range, one of Africa’s tallest.
Popular destinations include rafting the mighty River Nile, exploring Lake Victoria, diverse game drives and boat trips in Murchison Falls National Park, observing some of the last surviving mountain gorillas interact with their families in Bwindi National Park, trekking along the crater lakes of western Uganda, and spotting the tree climbing lions of Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth National Park. Uganda’s many marvels, all located within this petite gem of a country, will open your eyes to the genuine beauty of Africa.