What to see on safari to uganda
Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” now “Gifted by Nature” was once described by Sir Winston Churchill at the start of the last century in 1908,.. “has a unique description which cannot be close to the truth….situated in the fertile heart of Africa, astride the Equator boasts of wide diverse landscape, from rugged snow capped mountains, the vast flatlands stretching to the horizon, Uganda offers visitors a wealth of breathtaking scenery” in his book “My Journey to Africa”.
Uganda gorilla Safaris and tracking form the pinnacle of the tourism Industry in Uganda and East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.
In terms of size, Uganda is the richest country for birds in Africa.Birding tours here can yeild 300 species in single day . No other area in Africa can match its amazing diversity of habitats and this richness is reflected in its ever-burgeoning birdlist of over 1000 species. Amongst these are many special endangered birds such as shoe bill stork, standard winged Nightjar, the great blue Turaco, the Green broad bill and numerous endemics of the Albertine Rift Valley that are rare to find elsewhere. on Uganda safari
Uganda has a unique description which cannot be close to the truth….situated in the fertile heart of Africa, astride the Equator boasts of wide diverse of landscape, from rugged snow capped mountains, the vast flatlands stretching to the horizon, Uganda offers visitors a wealth of breathtaking scenery , with range of broad savannah, rain forests to arid – semi desert , plenty of wetlands and abundant fresh rain forests. It is within such charming climate that has natured and protected the mountain gorillas that still survive on earth.
It is estimated that not more than 600 still survive on earth and that those still surviving live in the environs of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in south western part of Uganda.
Every visitor coming to Uganda would wish to get into contact with these gentle giants moreover our distant cousins. Uganda should treat gorilla tracking as the pinnacle of the tourism industry in the country if they are to continue attracting more numbers of tourist visiting the country and increase passes tovisit these gentle giants. Below is my gorilla experience.
The spectacular scenery of undulating hills, the legendary mountains of the moom- Rwenzoris that provide challenging climbing expeditions and the Nile offering challenging white water rafting. The warmth of Equator and the cool breezes of Natural forests and mist mountains generate a tender climate throughout the year not to be enjoyed anywhere else in Africa.
Our tours are fresh and focused. They offer fun, adventure curiosity in
Our outstanding national parks in the country. Our protected areas offer outstanding beauty with a variety of fauna and flora. The geographical position Uganda in the shadows of Great Western and Eastern Rift Valleys give the country special climate zones of temperate, hot and wet, cool and dry, rainy climates.
Throughout the year and adversely supporting a variety of vegetation covering range of short savannah grassland, tall savannah grassland tropical rainy forests to high altitude moorland vegetation. It has been quite unbelievable to find ice caped tips on the mountains of the moon at the same time lying along the Equator.
Uganda’s tourism wealth can be discovered in the following national
• Queen Elizabeth
• Murchison Falls
• Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
• Semuliki, Kidepo .
• Lake Mburo National parks.
• Fresh water Lakes, and Rivers and Islands – Ssese Islands
• Other than parks there are natural forests- Budongo,Maramagambo,etc
Uganda’s cultural history has made it one of the most visited by tourists. Culture here is rich and dynamic dating from from 15th century when the interlucustrine kingdoms were formed. People here are very hospitable and receptive to foreigners. Cultural sites such as Kasubi Tombs , Uganda Museum and Namugongo martyrs shrines have attracted both local and international tourists.