- Trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in search of gorillas
- View exceptional wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Meet the Batwa Pygmies and learn about their culture
- Paddle the waters of the Nile River at its source
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Uganda is a small yet impressive destination in the heart of East Africa. It is a land characterised by great lakes, waterfalls, dramatic mountains and thriving wildlife populations. Home to the source of the Nile River, the continent’s largest lake, Africa’s tallest mountain range, and fabulous national parks, including the highest concentration of primates on earth, Uganda has so much to offer its visitors.
- Straddling the equator, Uganda sits on a plateau marked by mountains, valleys and lakes. With 60 protected areas, including 10 national parks, Uganda is home to excellent wildlife viewing opportunities, stunning scenery and welcoming locals.
- English and Kiswahili are the official languages of Uganda. Uganda is a multilingual country with over 40 languages spoken, with Luganda being the most geographically spread language.
- Uganda enjoys a tropical climate with most temperature variations determined by elevation and presence of lakes. Rain showers are commonplace, with the dry seasons being December to March and June to August.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to roughly half of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world. Uganda boasts excellent birding opportunities, including globally threatened species such as the Shelley's Crimsonwing and the Grauer's Broadbill. The diverse ecosystems of Queen Elizabeth National Park offer classic African safari opportunities. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants, and the vast Ishasha plains, famous for its tree-climbing lions. Kibale National Park adjoins Queen Elizabeth and contains the widest variety of primates found anywhere on earth.
Our team are always on the lookout for the best experiences Uganda has to offer, and here are a few of our favourites:
- Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
- Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Murchison Falls
- Kibale National Park
- Rwenzori Mountains
- Lake Bunyonyi
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a dense rainforest best known for gorilla trekking. Bwindi is also home to chimpanzees, various monkeys many bird species.
Queen Elizabeth features a diverse range of habitats for mammals and birds, offering brilliant year-round wildlife viewing opportunities.
At Murchison Falls, the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge where white-water plummets in a thunderous roar into Lake Albert.
Kibale National Park contains the largest population of forest elephants found in Uganda and the highest diversity and density of primates found on earth.
The Rwenzori Mountains are an extremely steep and rugged mountain range with over twenty-five peaks making it one of the most beautiful alpine areas in Africa.
Lake Bunyonyi is a pretty lake dotted with 29 islands. Bunyonyi is free of crocodiles and hippos, making it a popular place for water-based activities.