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A multicultural country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria - the principal source of the great River Nile. Known as the ‘Pearl of Africa’, Uganda is abundant wildlife such as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, famous Big 5 at our 10 Savannah parks, and 1000+ rare bird species. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary, while Kidepo Valley National contends for best destination in Africa for wild game drives.
Best Known For: Gorilla and Primate Trekking, Big 5 safaris with no queues of jeeps etc, wonderful Birding, white water and adventures on The Nile, cultural experiences.
Lesser Known For: Faith Tourism, Dark Tourism (the country has recovered from the Idi Amin regime and it has some fascinating things to be discovered)
Source: Uganda Tourism Board