Uganda Travel Advice
Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safaris and Tours
Uganda the pearl of Africa is the famous mountain gorilla destination in the world, Uganda is situated in the East Africa region neighboring Kenya in the East, Democratic Republic of Congo in the west, Tanzania in the south, and Rwanda in the southwest.
Uganda is a renowned habitat for the world’s biggest population of endangered mountain gorillas boosting over 600 individuals according to the recent statistics which keeps increasing due to births.
Uganda as an incredible tourist destination offers a range of safari activities including mountain gorilla trekking, mountain gorilla trekking is an incredible and adventurous safari activity offering an encounter with mountain gorillas in their natural habitats in the thick forests in the higher altitudes.
Wildlife and Animals in Uganda
Uganda is home to a variety of wild animals a reason why it is ranked among the best wildlife destinations in the world, Uganda is home to many fascinating animals such as the critically endangered mountain gorilla, the big 5 (lions, rhinos, elephants, buffaloes, and leopards).
Uganda is a haven for wildlife and animals found in Uganda are group into categories that are primates, herbivores, carnivores, and reptiles.
Birds in Uganda
Uganda is a birding paradise home to many bird species recorded to be habiting in various destinations of Uganda, in Uganda, there are a total of 1066 confirmed species as per statistics of May 2020. These bird species include 1 endemic species, 66 accidental species, 3 introduced species, and hypothetical species.
Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda
Uganda is arguably the best destination on the continent of Africa for chimpanzee tracking safaris, Uganda is recognized for being home to one of the largest chimpanzee populations found in various sites dominated by thick forests. Chimpanzee tracking activity is an adventurous African safari activity on which travelers get an opportunity to meet chimpanzees in their natural habitat.
Uganda cultural safaris
Uganda cultural safaris – Uganda is a jewel of Africa’s tourism which is why it is referred to as the pearl of Africa, Uganda is famous for nature and wildlife but it is also a great safari destination for cultural tours. Uganda has fascinating cultural heritage which is not yet discovered by many, Uganda is a home to diverse tribal groups counted to be about 56 by 2005.
These tribal groups have fascinating cultures, norms, traditions including dressing code, music, dance and drama, customary marriage systems, foods, history and many more. Uganda comprises of many kingdoms/monarchies with 5 of them which are more prominent and these include Buganda, Bunyoro, Busonga, Tooro and Ankole which are a centre of Uganda’s cultures, norms and traditions, there are many numerous cultural centers such as national theatre, Uganda museum and galleries portraying the diversity culture of Uganda