Uganda is a safe and friendly land-locked country in East Africa. It has a well-developed tourist infrastructure with excellent national parks that showcase Uganda's wide variety of wildlife including mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds. Uganda is in East Africa, Winston Churchill referred to Uganda as the "Pearl of Africa" for its "magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for the profusion of brilliant life".
Uganda the main basket and a source of major East Africa’s tourist attractions; is described as the Pearl of Africa and with fantastic natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures. It’s on record the Tourists visiting Uganda are attracted by its beauty coupled with the friendliness of its people and the unique rich ecology supporting half of the world endangered species “the Mountain Gorillas” and closest like Human beings creature on earth “the Chimpanzees living in the rainforests” coupled with biodiversity of wildlife animal all over the open savannah grassland.
Gorilla Safaris are a huge draw for tourists visiting Uganda. You can see rare mountain gorillas in two of Uganda's National Parks; Bwindi and Mgahinga Uganda's National Parks offer excellent safaris and fantastic birding opportunities. Two of the best parks include Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park. The Rwenzori Mountains, one of Africa's finest trekking destinations, the "Mountains of the Moon" offer snow-capped peaks and fantastic trails. Kampala, Uganda's capital is a pleasant place to base your visit from, with good nightlife and friendly restaurants and bars. Uganda is the Pearl of Africa, a country with fantastic natural scenery and a rich mosaic of tribes and cultures.
Travelling through Uganda you will be captivated by its beauty, overwhelmed by the friendliness of its people and intrigued by all that Uganda has to offer.
The climate is tropical; generally rainy with two dry seasons (December to February, June to August). Average daily temperatures rarely exceed 29 Celsius (84 F). When to Go: June - August and December - February.
Top Places to Visit in Uganda
- Bwindi Impenetrable National park
- Murchison National Park
- Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Kibale National Park
- Kidepo Valley National park
- Rwenzori National Park
- Lake Mburo National Park
- Mgahinga National Park
- Mt Elgon National Park
- Semiliki National Park
- Source of the Nile
- Cultural Sites and Game Reserves
- Kampala City