Welcome to Uganda, The True Pearl of Africa!
Take a Big 5 safari in Uganda together with mountain gorillas in the wild.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park was voted Africa’s number one birding site by the African Bird Club. Also, this is a home to half of the world’s last remaining population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas.
Murchison Falls National Park together with Zziwa Rhino sanctuary is where you can take a Big 5 safari in Uganda, bird life is prolific. Enjoy a fantastic boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. A nature walk to the top of the falls is memorable! This is Uganda’s largest National Park!
Queen Elizabeth National Park, also Uganda’s most visited tourist destination, with a variety of wild animal species, primates like chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge, tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector, a fantastic boat cruise along the Kazinga channel and excellent bird watching without 600 species.
Kibale National Park has the highest concentration of primates in Africa with 13 species recorded. Go chimps tracking and habituation experience, forest walk as well as bird watching with over 350 bird species.
Uganda was recently voted as the number one tourist destination by Lonely Planet and National Geographic (the largest travel guide book and digital media publisher in the world).
Mt Rwenzori still in Uganda was voted among the top hiking places in Africa and among the top hiking spots in the world. Mt. Rwenzori is 2 hours drive from Kibale Forest, 45 minutes from Queen Elizabeth National Park and 4 hours drive from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This means you can easily combine mountain trekking with other activities in the parks listed.
Mgahinga national park in south-western Uganda is another home for mountain gorillas in Africa, go golden monkey tracking, birding, forest walk, Batwa trail, and Gahinga Mountain hiking among others. Mgahinga Park was voted “A must see a place for 2012” among the 12 places one has to visit in their lifetime as the only remaining home and sanctuary of the endangered mountain gorillas in the world.