Uganda Safaris, Tours & Holidays
Winston Churchill once referred to Uganda as the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda is an East African country that offers some of the continent’s most diverse wildlife viewing, dramatic landscapes, and immersive cultural experiences.” It’s where you’ll discover some of Africa’s largest mountain ranges, like the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains, Mount Elgon and vast Lake Victoria, the source of the River Nile, Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds and the remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla habitat. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles and the Fresh waters largest fish the Nile perch.
Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa. With its dense misty forests, snow-peaked mountains, glassy lakes and sprawling savannas, it’s no wonder Winston Churchill dubbed this wonderful country the ‘pearl of Africa’. While mountain gorillas are the allure for many visitors, there’s an astounding variety of attractions for tourists.
Game viewing is the most popular tourist activity in the country’s national parks. This is because the country has a variety of game, including the rare tree-climbing lions of Ishasha, white rhinoceros, and elephant and it is home to 11% of the world’s bird species (a total of 1,060 bird species). It is also blessed with unspoiled scenic beauty including forests, hills and mountains, rivers and lakes.
A land that’s painted in 1,001 shades of green with fantastic natural scenery.
Uganda is home to more than half the world’s population of mountain gorillas. Trekking to observe them in their indigenous habitat, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest tops many bucket lists, Heading to the remote Kidepo Valley National Park and Murchison Falls national park to come face to face with “The Big Five” ¬– lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo – on safari. Jinja is East Africa’s adventure capital, and a renowned spot for white water rafting on the Nile. For hundreds of years, Uganda has been a cultural melting pot with more than 50 distinct ethnic groups, speaking an array of indigenous languages. The country’s oldest inhabitants are Batwa and Bambuti people – descendants of ancient hunter-gatherer cultures. As a result, Ugandans have a diverse cultural life which permeates everything from food to festivals. Their national dish is matooke, steamed and mashed green banana served with groundnut sauce and beef.