Uganda – The Pearl of Africa, is a land-linked East Africa country, well connected to her neighbors from all corners, both by road, air, and water.
An ever-green country, crossed by the equator, has got 10 National Parks, out of which 2 are Gorilla parks, 2 are purely for mountaineering, 1 is known to have world’s highest chimpanzee population per square kilometer, and the other 5 are savannah parks where the Big5 including tree climbing lions, elephants, Giraffes and Cheetahs live.
The river Nile starts its 3 months journey to the Mediterranean from Eastern Uganda. Lake Victoria, the world’s second largest freshwater lake has got over 50% of its 68,800 square kilometres in Uganda, thus ideal for boating, canoeing, and fishing trips.
Uganda is Africa’s most famous bird-watching destination with more than 1,200 species recorded – an astonishing 33 percent of the world’s bird species!
Whereas Uganda is popular for Gorillas and Chimpanzees, the country is a perfect destination foradventure activities among others; white-water rafting and bungee jumping on the Nile, river safaris, horseback riding and walking safaris.
Uganda’s well-earned reputation of being Africa’s friendliest country originates from the fact that traditionally hospitality and rich culture are the key element to its diverse population of over 45 million people.
Adventure Consults safaris to Uganda, takes you from the highest point of Rwenzori Mountains to the tropical forests for walking safari, to the tracks of thorny-bush savannah which are interspersed with various rainforests, lakes, explosion craters and rivers heavily endowed with aquatic life.
Uganda has got very rich history and culture (over 50 tribes with different languages, dances, and food). Travel and meet the oldest living tribe on earth – The Batwa community.