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Known as the Pearl of Africa

Uganda is a flourishing destination with opportunities for all adventurous travelers. Uganda is home to diverse habitats, from snow-capped mountains to lakes, meandering rivers, forest reserves, and jungles.

Home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Kibale Forest National Park to get up close to these ‘extraordinary gorillas’.

Head over to the Ssese Islands in Northwest Lake Victoria where you can go biking, hiking, enjoy a beach bonfire, drink at a resort bar, or hang out on the beach. Visit one of Africa’s highest mountain ranges in Africa, the ‘Mountains of the Moon’ in the Ruwenzori National Park.

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Facts About Uganda

Chimpanzee Icon There are more than 5 000 chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in Uganda.
Coffee Pot Icon Uganda is one of the top 10 coffee-producing countries.
Mountains Icon The Rwenzori Mountains are also known as the 'Mountains of the Moon'.
Banana Icon Icon Uganda is known as Africa's banana republic and produces more than 50 varieties.

Our Journeys Through Uganda

Uganda offers a unique opportunity to experience Eastern Africa’s rich heritage and culture. In partnership with Sense of Africa, our local team has been working closely with them to create a unique Ugandan experience like no other.

  • Discover Uganda

    9 days

    Entebbe to Entebbe

    Chimpanzee

  • Gorilla Trekking Safari

    4 days

    Entebbe to Entebbe

    Mountain Gorillas

  • Nile Adventure

    4 days

    Entebbe to Entebbe

    White water rafting

Uganda’s Bucket List Activities

In addition to its many unique sights and sounds, Uganda’s reputation as the “Pearl of Africa” makes it a worthwhile safari destination. Experience the most thrilling and life-changing experiences, from mountaineering and primate tours to wildlife and cultural explorations.

Trek mountain gorillas

An exceptional safari in Uganda doesn’t end without gorilla trekking, one of the most thrilling primate experiences of a lifetime.

See chimpanzees in Kibale Forest

Approximately 500 Chimpanzees live in Kibale National Park, making it one of the best Chimpanzee tracking destinations in the world.

Do white-water rafting in Jinja

White-water rafting in Jinja takes you down the middle of the Nile River while passing through chaotic and turbulent rapids.

Cruise on Lake Victoria

Enjoy a sunset cruise on Lake Victoria as the sun sets over the sparkling waters.

Uganda’s Highlights

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts one of the highest biodiversity percentages of any park in the world, with more than 600 species of birds and almost 100 species of animals.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of three places in the world where visitors can track critically endangered mountain gorillas.

Jinja

As the historical source of the Nile River, Jinja is the perfect destination for white-water rafting, kayaking, quad biking, mountain biking, and many other outdoor activities amid a gorgeous natural setting.

Rwenzori Mountains

Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains host one of Uganda’s most astounding natural wonders and are a must-visit for trekkers and birdwatchers.

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