Uganda-The Pearl of Africa

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.
map-ugandaUganda 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”

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