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THE PEARL OF AFRICA



Uganda Destinations & Attractions

What to see & Where to Go

VISIT UGANDA THE PEARL OF AFRICA

Uganda, the “Pearl of Africa”, has ten national parks exhibiting the best of East Africa. Located in the Albertine Rift valley and tropical forests that make dramatic backdrops to an extensive variety of flora and fauna.

Controlled and managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the national parks offer ‘traditional’ savanna safaris or game drives, along with boat tours/cruises, fish and spot hunting, forest hikes, mountain climbing and wildlife research activities. Uganda is unrivalled on the continent as a bird watching and gorilla trekking destination with over 1,000 species of birds and over 600 species respectively-several of which are found nowhere else on the planet. It is also home to 13 types of primates including over half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas; golden monkeys and our closest relative/cousins – the chimpanzee.

Explore the wild Kidepo Valley; spot Queen Elizabeth’s tree-climbing lions; trek up the Virunga Volcanoes; summit the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains; take on Bwindi’s “impenetrable forest”; learn ancient tribal traditions and crafts– or just relax at your lodge surrounded by the wonderful sights and sounds of Africa’s most hospitable destination.

Uganda is an emerald, rolling and astonishing destination with a number of lakes and mountains. Infrastructure is limited but growing and there is now a good range of safari accommodation and city-based hotels. Ideal for seasoned safari-lovers, solitude, birders and wildlife enthusiasts, Uganda's star is on the rise - Your Africa Travel Specialist at Route wild Safaris can combine it with Rwanda and Kenya for an Outstanding East African safari experience. You will have an opportunity of up to 90% success rate at finding habituated gorilla family groups in the astonishing Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, gorilla trekking in Uganda has developed to one most powerful African wildlife experiences and it’s such success that the gorilla population is actually mounting.

And the most beautiful and ever green all season around the western Uganda where you will find Kibale forest national, in southern Uganda, creates a massive wildlife corridor with Queen Elizabeth National Park that is used by voyaging elephants in search of water and food. A mixture of swamps and grasslands, tropical rainforest, Kibale forests supports Africa's biggest population of chimpanzees as well as at least a dozen other primate species famously known as the world Primates capital. It is a top destination for those wanting to trek primates, including chimpanzees, golden monkeys and with over 300 recorded bird species, is also a haven for Bird watching activities.