In the heat of travels


We present Uganda as an extrordinary destination for adventure travellers and nature discoverers.


Uganda is a country in East Africa. It is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by Congo-Kinshasa, to the southwest by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania.

The climate in Uganda is equatorial and the altitude modifies it. Southern Uganda is wetter with rain generally spread throughout the year. Further to the north a dry season gradually emerges; at Gulu about 120 km from the South Sudanese border, November to February is much drier than the rest of the year. The northeastern region has the driest climate and is prone to droughts in some years. Rwenzori in the southwest on the border with Congo-Kinshasa receives heavy rain all year round. The south of the country is heavily influenced by one of the world's biggest lakes, Lake Victoria, which contains many islands. It prevents temperatures from varying significantly and increases cloudiness and rainfall.

Main Attractions

Uganda is famously called the "Pearl of Africa" by Winston Churchill, because of its beautiful national parks and nature. It is home to one of the most diverse and concentrated ranges of African fauna including the mountain gorilla and the common chimpanzee.

Most travellers come for the gorilla Safari, but other major draws are the chimpanzees, ornithology, trekking the Rwenzori and visiting the source of the Nile River.

Uganda has a variety of landscapes which most tourists find interesting. The North is relatively flat and dry savanna while the East is mountainous and lush and the center of Uganda hosts large forests.

Uganda is known to be a country full of adventure not experienced elsewhere in East Africa. Tourists can raft on River Nile, ascend the Volcanoes, hike the Rainforest Jungles, roll in a dugout canoe, walk the foothills of the highest Mountain RangeRwenzori Mountains also known as the Mountain of the Moon all in Uganda. Adventure here means mountain climbing, ATV Quad biking, hiking, horseback-riding safaris, mountain biking, white-water rafting, fishing in the freshwaters of the largest African freshwater lake for Nile Perch. Uganda is the best adventure country in East Africa.


Uganda is among the friendliest countries in the whole of Africa and once travellers visit this country they will certainly agree to this. Uganda is greatly culturally diverse as well as different. Ugandans are very welcoming and at each visit they will greet adventure travellers in all corners you go. What occasionally is very welcome is the Western Culture is considered as tradition or even cultural by Ugandans. In case adventure travellers are organizing a safari to Uganda enjoy the amazing cultures and traditions of the Ugandan people.

National Parks

Kidepo Valley Park which is the most distant and less visited in East Africa is turning out more and even more famous. The most visited game park in Uganda is Murchison Falls National where adventure travellers will have an added advantage of seeing the powerful waterfall and Rhinos in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on foot. The Ishasha area in Queen Elizabeth Park of East Africa is finest place to see the Tree Climbing Lions. In Uganda touristss will be able to see the different wildlife most the internationally renowned Mountain Gorillas, Mangabey Monkeys, Chimpanzees and Golden Monkeys.


Uganda visa policy


Sources: Wikipédia, Wikitravel

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