specialty is Gorilla trekking, Bird watching,
white water rafting on the exotic waters
of the Nile, Mountain cycling and mountain
climbing, (Mt. Rwenzori, Mt. Elgon, Mt.
Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya ) and wildlife
safaris. We also offer unforgettable tours
to the numerous National Parks in the
entire East African region in customized,
group or individual itineraries.
Kitandara Tours and Travel Limited is your
ideal tours and travel agency to the most
memorable holidays you will ever have in
Lake Kitandara Tours and Travel.
Kitandara Safaris is a tour and travel establishment
in 1994 and located in the very Pearl of
Africa - Uganda.
fleet of service vehicles range from 4X4WD
Safari equipped Landcruisers and ominibuses
of upto 30 seater and overland trucks render
you safe with us on the road all year round.
on Uganda Tourism Industry
the land of contrasts.
In seven hours you can drive from mist-shrouded
volcanic mountains to hot hazy savannah,
dappled with wildlife with ten national
parks in different parts of the country
and with undulating hills and valleys of
bananas, coffee and tea plantations, papyrus
swamps and water bodies like Lake Victoria,
Lake Kyoga ,Lake Albert, Lake George and
The Source of River Nile for White water
rafting(Grande five ) giving way to tangled
jungles and rainforests with the musical
accompaniment of chaotic, cacophonous birdlife.
and Biodiversity of Uganda
Biodiversity is simply defined as a wide
variety of species of flora and fauna and
ecosystems within a given habitat. Uganda
is 0.18% of the world's mass, yet has 10.2%
of the world's birds species, (Uganda has
more birds per square kilometre as compared
to any country in Africa) 6.8% of the world's
butterfly species, and 7.5% of the world's
mammals, to mention but a few.
Uganda has the highest density of primate
species, (gorillas, chimpanzees, olive baboons,
to mention but a few) compared to any other
country on earth. Kibale Forest National
Park and Bwindi have 16% of the polypore
fungi recorded from North America and Europe.
Uganda is home to half of the World's population
of Mountain gorillas housed in Bwindi Impenetrable
National Park and the remaining half is
shared between Uganda (Mgahinga National
park); Rwanda and DRC.
Uganda is home to three of the UNESCO protected
sites at Bwindi impenetrable forest, Rwenzori
Mountains National Park and Kasubi tombs.
is one of the top ten sport fishing destinations
in the world and world championships are
held in Uganda at MFNP.
Other attractions include a large portion
of Lake Victoria, mountains, diversity of
culture, good weather and the Nile which
provides some of the best rafting opportunities
in the world.
Uganda has a huge cultural diversity due
to the variety of tribes that harmoniously
live in this country.
Uganda is the most hospitable nation in
the East African region, the people of Uganda
are known for being welcoming to foreigners.
Uganda has over 1200 recorded bird species
in an area the same size as the United Kingdom.
Uganda is crossed by the equator and sits
at a high altitude of 5,109metres above
sea level, world over, there are only two
countries with this exact climatic conditions
Uganda in East Africa and Equador in South
America this means that Uganda has all year
round summer like conditions conducive for
all year round tourism to Uganda.
Uganda is one of the Albertine Rift Countries
and due to this fact, Uganda holds over
355 of the worlds biodiversity
World Travel and Tourism Council has again
put Uganda in the top 10 global tourist
Uganda has become the number one Adventure
destination for birding with tiniest sunbirds,
iridescent in the morning light, the massive
lumbering yet silent elephant, disappearing
like a vapor behind the trees, the chimpanzees
crashing about the forest canopy, the lugubrious
gorilla, chewing thoughtfully in the bamboo
thicket. There's the Nile, twisting its
way north like a shimmering ribbon, through
arid semi-desert scattered about with rocky
kopjes. The Rwenzori mountains with Snow
capped peaks, tropical, sandy, freshwater
beaches, and smiling faces everywhere. It's
all here, "That is Uganda and the real
Key for Uganda Tourism Industry
Sustainable Tourism has great potential
for driving economic growth in Uganda. Tourism
is a mechanism for job creation and image
improvement and when combined together with
elements of sustainability, it can help
conserve natural resources including Wildlife
green space and national parks. Also it
increases the quality of life of Ugandans
and more so the participating communities
and it protects and sustains local cultures
Come and we show you Uganda we know by birth.