THE PEARL OF AFRICA
If your dream is tracking mountain gorillas, Uganda is the place to go. Uganda is one of the best safari destinations in Africa, the home to the mountain gorillas as well as the source of the Nile. Recently featured a top destination in National Geographic and Lonely Planet, Uganda safari tours cover more than 10 separate destinations. Every day here is genuinely an African Adventure. Visit the 400 mountain gorillas in Bwindi in what is termed as the gorilla trekking experience, climb the ice capped Rwenzori mountains, take on a chimpanzee tracking tour, enjoy white water rafting on the Nile, see the Murchison falls and so much more as you observe Uganda’s scenic wonders savannahs, wildlife, lakes and rivers, and also personally interact with the local people of Uganda. The options are endless. You will almost see all the animals you find in neighbouring Tanzania and Kenya, the difference is, Uganda is not a crowded destination! A perfect way to spy on the animals!
Uganda has a lot to offer to all the people who come to visit this wonderful country. The biggest lake on the African continent, Lake Victoria featuring its intimate and heavenly islands give you an amazing resting place after a lengthy safari. Relax under a tree on the sandy beaches along the equator and pleasure in weather with temperatures around 22 degrees Celsius throughout the year; this is the perfect weather for a holiday even in 2 rainy seasons.
You will see the snow covered Rwenzori mountains that standing over most of Western Uganda, its rainforests plus the jungles not seen in any other country within East African. Fish at the bottom of Murchison Falls to catch the 150 kilogram Nile Perch which are hard to catch elsewhere. Wherever you go the green vegetation offers a beautiful backdrop, this could be referred to as the “Evergreen Country” of Africa. A number of visitors have referred to it as Africa’s Banana Republic, not due to its kind of government however due to the countless types of Bananas found in the country. Uganda cultivates more bananas than all other world countries besides India. Uganda has 506 protected forest reserves covering 6.3% of the total area in Uganda.
Things which Makes Uganda Different from any other Traveller Destination are; Uganda is unique unlike any other country in Africa hidden to many is symbolic; most impressive scenic Wonders – the significant River Nile, the very powerful waterfall – the Murchison Falls, the highest Mountain Range the Mt. Rwenzori – the Mountains of the Moon, the Virunga Volcanoes, the most wonderful in all of Africa with Lake Bunyonyi plus Lake Mutanda. You will find sandy tropical beach Islands, the rare Mountain Gorillas, impressive Chimpanzees – this is the true representation of African wilderness all compacted into a tiny nation.
Chimpanzee Trekking Uganda Safari Man’s closest living relatives are Chimpanzees which share 98% of human genes. Throughout Africa they are found in 21 countries however they are better sighted in Uganda due to their dense populations. Kibale forest is very good for chimpanzee tracking trips however Uganda safari chimps can also be sighted in Budongo forest in Murchison Falls national park and also in Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth national park.
Our Uganda Safari Destinations are
Murchison Falls National Park
This is the largest conservation area in Uganda covering an area of over 3,840km deriving its name from its famous waterfall; the Murchison falls.
Bwindi was gazetted as a National Park in 1991. Arguably the most biologically diverse area on earth, with half of only surviving population of endangered mountain gorillas in the world
The Kibale-Fort Portal area is one of Uganda’s most rewarding destinations to explore, is located near the town of Fort Portal in the Western part of Uganda, east of the Rwenzori Mountains.