The communities around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are known to be friendly and ready to welcome visitors. There is a group of Uganda gorillas living in the forest and they hope tourists will soon be allowed into the park to visit them. This is because gorilla tourism is this regions new cash crop. It is
The emerald hillsides at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest are a Mecca for wildlife enthusiasts who flock to the remote corner of southwestern Uganda for one thing, Gorillas! The forest is home to an estimated 400 mountain gorillas which roughly half of the world’s total population of gorillas, including several gorilla families that have become used to human
One of Uganda’s top African tourist destination is the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP). The park offers tourists from all over the world a rich and captivating experience of gorilla trekking and a picturesque landscape. An African safari or tour around Mgahinha Forest in Uganda is an experience both local and foreign tourists cherish. Everything
HIGH TOWN Safaris will be your guide to an amazing journey into Uganda, a country that has been called the Pearl of Africa. You will meet spectacular wildlife and discover why Uganda is a preferred safari destination in Africa. Uganda has good travel connections and prices for tourists’ needs are reasonable. Uganda lies in East Africa.
Moving further north-eastwards, one encounters the Karamojong people whose passion for cattle is very intense. The Karamojong live in “manyattas”, a collection of huts in an enclosure. In this North-Eastern region of Uganda (Africa), recent paleontological excavations have revealed very early evidence of mankind. The visitor will also come across the Kidepo Valley National Park, a semi-desert savannah
The western part of Uganda is one beautiful wonderland. There are golden grasslands grazed by the graceful Ankole cattle, green tea estates in a temperate climate, undulating hills with terraced gardens, thick tropical rain forests and a snow-capped mountain, the Rwenzori. A journey to the west is an enchanting trip in flora and fauna. There
Travelling eastwards in Uganda, one comes across the source of the River Nile at a place called Jinja. This is where Africa’s longest river begins its journey to the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt. There are boat rides on the Nile, showing tourists the beautiful African landscapes on the banks of the river. There are also rapids further
A roundabout upcountry trip would inevitably bring you back to Kampala, Uganda’s capital city, older than a hundred years, which started with Lugard’s Fort. It, later on, engulfed the other hills surrounding the fort. These were previously seats of government for the reigning Buganda monarchy. The seven hills of Kampala each have a landmark. 1.
Uganda is a tropical African country that is set at the equator. The country has snow on top of its highest mountain, The Rwenzori. Uganda boasts of a temperate climate and picturesque skylines. It also harbors the world’s second largest fresh water lake, the Victoria, which is also the source of the world’s second-longest river,
Uganda is the Pearl of Africa, located at the edge of the equator on the eastern side of the African continent and resting between the two arms of the Great Rift Valley. Uganda’s capital, Kampala, is a hub of activity in Africa, as people weave in and out of the city buildings that have increasingly