Our blog posts

About Uganda [The pearl of Africa]

Uganda's landscape is varied with savanna, lakes, swamps, mountains and forests. This variation gives us a rich animal life with both the lions of the savanna and the primates of the forests. In addition to this you can find an abundance of different birds (with over 1000 species). The people of Uganda are in general hospitable and welcoming. Uganda is ranked as among the best cheap countries to visit on a safari that offers a variety of tourism destinations with each having a unique attractions. In Uganda 33 different local languages are spoken but you can get by on English since it is the official language and widely known.

Uganda has a rich & diverse culture that can bring something extra to your safari. Possible visits include for example the Impala of Mbale region, Buganda cultural OR Batwa culture experience in the south to see how this indigenous people used to live in Uganda's forests. Along the way a village walk or stop in a market brings a feeling for Ugandan countryside life.


Queen Elizabeth NP - Savanna and Kazinga channel boat cruise

Murchison Falls NP - Majestic waterfall and savanna with Giraffes

Lake Mburo NP - This is the Zebra paradise of Uganda

Kibale Forest NP - Beautiful forest where you can trek chimpanzees

Kidepo Valley NP - Remote park offering one of Africa's finest wildernesses

Rwenzori Mountains NP - Uganda's highest peak, offers climbing and hiking

Semuliki NP - East Africa's only lowland tropical rain-forest

Mount Elgon NP - Spectacular views for hikers and birders

Mgahinga Gorilla NP - Gorilla trekking, hiking volcanoes & birding


Gorilla trekking - in Bwindi Impenetrable NP (or Mgahinga Gorilla NP)

Chimps trekking - in Budongo in Murchison Falls NP, Kibale Forest NP, Kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth NP or Kalinzu forest by Queen Elizabeth NP

Boat-cruise - on Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth NP and the Nile in Murchison Falls NP

Game-drives - in Queen Elizabeth NP, Murchison Falls NP, Kidepo Valley NP and Lake Mburo NP

Mountain hiking - in Rwenzori Mountain NP and Mount Elgon NP

Birding - several recognized birding locations across the country

Community tourism - visit a school, take a village walk, see cultural sites, do community tourism from community incentives, eat local food and more

Relaxation - by Lake Bunyonyi or on Ssese islands, beaches in

Entebbe Safari walk - Lake Mburo NP, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary or Kidepo

Valley NP White water rafting - on the Nile in Jinja

City tour - experience Kampala, Mbarara, Mbale, Masaka, Gulu