Kenya is one of Africa’s most distinct and stunning locations, and your travels with AfricanMecca Safaris takes you to the country’s finest destinations. Sustainable tourism and a globally-recognized model of wildlife management means that you see pristine wilderness and internationally-significant habitats where wildlife roam freely, including rare and endangered species and the Big Five. Visit magical Kenya, and experience all that Africa offers. The intrigue and adventure of Kenya reaches back into the birth of mankind, stretches along miles of white sand beaches and journeys into dense forests and divergent deserts. Iconic landmarks such as Mount Kenya stand above the savannah plains and tropical woodlands while its intricate waterfalls lie nestled within the montane foothills. Cool breezes drift across the Indian Ocean to refresh your soul in the country’s many coastal towns and islands. From her highest peaks to her deepest ocean depths, Kenya gives you an African dream trip of a lifetime!
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.
Uganda 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
The World Travel and Tourism Council has again put Uganda in the top 10 global tourist growth destinations,
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 Adventure”
Historically Rwanda has been most famous for its natural attractions, namely its three National Parks;
- Volcanoes National Park on the slopes of the Virunga mountain range, famous for the country’s biggest attraction, the mountain gorillas.
- Akagera National Park, defined by its “archetypal African savannah landscape”
- Nyungwe forest National Park, the largest single tract of montane forest in East and Central Africa with incredibly a rich biodiversity – A hub for scientists, researchers and eco-travelers