Uganda is renowned for its physical beauty often described as the “Pearl of Africa”. A full circuit would take you from the shores of Victoria, queen of African lakes, to the Virunga and Ruwenzori mountains, the Western Rift Valley lakes Edward and Albert, the Nile, and Mount Elgon. The country encompasses golden savannas, semi-desert thirst lands, equatorial rain forests, and farmlands. This lush tropical land is the true birthplace of the Nile, where the great river spills out of Lake Victoria and starts its long journey to the Mediterranean Sea.

Sites to enjoy while in Uganda include their capital city Kampala, Uganda Gorilla safaris, Wildlife parks and reserves, rainforests, Hotels, Lodges and luxury tented camps.

Uganda has some of  the last remaining 700 mountain gorillas in the world is a fantastic experience and a Gorilla safari takes you to three gorilla parks and offers an opportunity to track gorillas. You can also climb a volcano or go for a nature walk, visit the endangered golden monkey or go birding.

Uganda’s parks and reserves are some of the best in E. Africa. They offer quite different experiences to visitors: Viewing of the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi, The chimps in Kibale Forest and the Nile’s Murchison Falls are all this highlights should not to be missed.

Here are but a sample of travel options as you explore the “Pearl of Africa”:

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