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Uganda Safaris & Tours

Information on the best Uganda safari tours, tour packages to visit the mountain gorillas, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kibale forest national park, Lake mburo and other wildlife safari destinations in Uganda. Safari activities include gorilla tracking, chimpanzee trekking , find tree climbing lions, visiting the golden monkeys and a trip to Ziwa rhino sanctuary. Queen Elizabeth…

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The East African Tourist Visa, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda

About the East African Visa. What is the East African Tourist Visa? This idea of the single regional East African Tourist Visa is to make it so easier and attractive financially for the tourists to be able to visit the whole east African region. You will be able to visit the three countries on…

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Zika Forest Entebbe Uganda

The Zika Forest in Entebbe Zika forest is situated along Entebbe road and its 25km away from Kampala city . It positions itself among the main attractions with in the area. The forest is also not far away from the airport which shows that it’s very calm to visit most especially for the foreign tourists.…

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Lake Victoria

In Uganda is placed the largest lake in the world...Lake Victoria.  This fresh water lake is typically identified as Nyanza, is without a doubt two times the entire area of Wales and additionally provides the natural boundary between Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The lake stands out as the heart on the African continent, the source of…

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Mount Elgon National Park

MOUNT ELGON NATIONAL PARK Mount Elgon National Park is located in Eastern Uganda and on the western border of Kenya. It is majorly made up of Mt. Elgon where its name was derived from; the mountain is an extinct volcano and considered to be one of the oldest mountains in East Africa, it’s a large…

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Flights to Uganda

Uganda is another incredible country to visit on your East Africa safari and tours.  A number of tourist come here on Uganda safari tours for a number of reasons that include visiting the incredible range of Uganda National Parks, waterfalls like the 19m high Sipi Falls, undulating green hills of south western Uganda and mostly…

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Uganda Travel Guide

Uganda is found in east Africa in what is popularly referred to as the richest safari region in Africa. It shares its boundaries with Kenya in the east, Tanzania in the south, Rwanda in the south western mountain borders, DR Congo in the west and southern Sudan for the north. Uganda is a least visited…

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Queen Elizabeth National Park

QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK This is a wonderful and especially scenic National Park, with two lakes connected by a channel overlooked by a high peninsula. In addition to the lakes there are volcanic craters, grassy plains, papyrus swamps, open savannahs and tropical forests. Queen Elizabeth Park is ranked as Uganda’s most visited game reserve . The…

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Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo National park is a charm when it comes to Uganda wildlife safaris although it is located in the remote parts of northern Uganda. It is actually the least visited park in Uganda yet it is home to some animals of the dry savanna that you won’t find in any other part of Uganda. The 1,442sq…

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Semliki National Park

Semuliki National Park Uganda SEMULIKI NATIONAL PARK Semuliki National Park is situated in the distant part of Southwestern Uganda in Bwamba County found in Bundibugyo district on Uganda/Congo border. The park is bordered by Lake Albert in the North and the Rwenzori mountains in the South-east; it is one of Uganda’s newest National Parks and…

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Car Hire in Uganda

Finding a car to use on your safari tours and holidays in Africa is a vital decision in planning for a holiday. Some of the most important considerations  for car rentals include spacious car for family vacations, pop up roofed cars for safari game drives and most of all comfort for your journey whether the…

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Hoima Uganda

Welcome to the City of Oil Uganda One of the biggest towns in Uganda is Hoima preferably called the Oil city . Since the discovery of oil in the Albertine region that borders the district in the west, Hoima has grown into limelight with eyes glued on commercial and oil-related industrial growth expected to be…

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Lakes and Rivers in Uganda

Uganda is located in the great lakes basin and this areas is around the tropical equatorial region of Africa and crossed by the Great Rift Valley escarpment.  With such crucial geographical and natural features, Uganda has a number of  water resources…lakes, rivers, swamps and water falls in this diverse ecology. Other countries in great Lakes region…

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River Nile Tours Jinja

Jinja is a major commercial centre and the second largest city in Uganda. It is located 80km east of Kampala, on the banks of Lake Victoria at the source of the River Nile. Jinja is more than an industrial town; it is actually the source of the world’s longest river, Nile the flows…

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

THE RWENZORI MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK The Rwenzori Mountain is the highest peak of the tectonic mountain ranges formed mountain from Uganda’s south western border with DR Congo Also called the mountains of the moon , Rwenzori is 120 kms long and 43 kms wide and includes a fantastic icy world and afro-alpine vegetation.  The peaks lie…

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Ngamba Island Safari, Chimpanzee Sanctuary

NGAMBA ISLAND Ngamba Island is part of the Koome group of islands located on Lake Victoria 23km south of Entebbe, Uganda. It consists of approximately 100 acres, 98 of which are forested and separated from the visitor’s area by an electric fence. The northern part of the island is occupied by local Lake Victoria fishing community.…

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Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls is Uganda's largest National Park crossed by the Nile River, the world's longest, winds through it meandering through a narrow rock gorge to form the Murchison falls from which the park is named. The Murchison falls national park is part of the larger Murchison falls protected area that extends some 5,00sqkm to include…

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Kibale Forest National Park

KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK The Kibale Forest is located in western Uganda in Kibale district with one of Uganda’s remaining equatorial rainforest contains the highest concentration of primates in the world - thirteen species live here including about 500 chimpanzees. the park lies in a protected area adjoining Queen Elizabeth National Park making a…

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Kampala City Tours

KAMPALA CITY Welcome to Kampala...the land of Seven Hills The capital city of Uganda, Kampala , is spread over ten hills and derives its name from a kiganda expression "kasozi k'empala meaning - the hill of antelopes. The origins of the Kampala go back to 1891 the when King Kabaka of Buganda had his court on…

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Best Uganda Tour Operators Ranked

Uganda safari and tour operators have a lot to offer to tourists especially with local (Uganda safaris) and East African safaris. Find an incredible range of Uganda safari and tour packages with any of the Uganda safari operators and travel agents, from 2 day Uganda safari tours to 14 day Uganda wildlife and gorilla…

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Walking Safari in Uganda

More than 40% of Uganda’s land is covered in natural forests and reserves which is an estimated 4.9million hectares of Land. Many of the forests in Uganda lie along the Equator in central and South Western Uganda. The distribution of forest cover is such that 15% is under Park and Game reserves run by Uganda…

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Chimpanzee Tracking

If you’ve never visited Kibale Forest National Park, it will be difficult to convince into believing my tale, though one fact is that this is the finest mountain gorilla forest habitat in the whole of Uganda. There is a loud thump of floor of the forest which makes my dear heart leap. I nervously looked…

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Bwindi National Park Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a sanctuary to approximately half the world’s population of mountain gorillas. Although most tourists visit the park to see the mountain Gorillas, the park alone is a gem worth exploring. It necessitates that anyone coming to track down these gorillas comes along with a camera and keeps their eyes wide opened…

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Uganda National Parks

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park situated about the slopes of Rwenzori is boasts of Uganda Gorilla safaris. The lush montane jungle hosts roughly 300 mountain gorillas, about 50% of the believed world population. They live alongside 350 to 400 chimpanzees and this is actually the only forest in Africa where they occur together. Additionally…

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Birding in Uganda, Birdwatching Safari Holidays and Tours

Birding in Uganda More than 2,000 species of birds are recorded to migrate and have nests in Uganda. Uganda has a diverse bird habitat that ranges from lakes, papyrus swamps, forests and savannah. Bwindi Forest National park besides the mountain gorillas is home to over 300 species of birds with just 24 of the 26 Albertine…

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Why Visit Uganda For Gorilla Trekking? More than half the population of the world’s mountain gorillas is surviving in the lush forest habitats of south western Uganda. It is the only place you’ll find the endangered giant apes (besides it neighbor Rwanda) in a harmonious habitat-almost unspoilt by global warming. An estimated 6 families of…

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