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Queen Elizabeth National Park

2 Days Queen Elizabeth and Kigali

The safari starts from Uganda where you will have a wildlife expedition in Queen Elizabeth and a rewarding boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and ends in Kigali Rwanda known as the land of a thousand hills. The park can be accessed through Mbarara, Fort Portal via Kasese or Ishasha sector south of Bwindi Impenetrable National […]

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3 Days Queen Elizabeth Uganda Safari

Tour Details Queen Elizabeth National park lies in the Western part of Uganda and it’s Uganda’s most visited tourist destination known for its wildlife and abundant bird life. A 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Uganda Safari visit to this park will leave you stunned at the region and the parks beauty. Day 1-Kampala – Queen Elizabeth […]

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

4 days chimpanzee tracking safari

4 days chimpanzee tracking safari takes you to Kibale National Park located in western Uganda the home for primates in Africa. The park has the highest variety of primates in Africa. 13 different primate species are staying in Kibale forest with the most popular being the chimpanzees. Also, you will see red colobus, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Uganda Managabay, olive […]

Gorilla Tracking in Uganda

4 Days Gorilla Trekking Uganda

Trek the giant species on your 4 Days Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park on this safari. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is the only experience where you get very close to the gorillas in their natural habitat. If you have read the reviews, you know this is one of the best activities to do […]

Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari

Murchison falls National park is named after the Falls that transect through the park and explodes through a narrow gorge and falls 43m with a loud roar. The park is located on the Kampala-Gulu highway and is easily accessible by road. The activities in the park are mainly game drives, boat cruises to the bottom […]

List of tour operators and travel Companies in Uganda

I have taken time to compile this list to give tourists and stake holders what to choose from, in case I have not included your tour and travel company or there are some changes to make, please add it in the comment section below as the list will be updated on a regular basis or leave us […]

Gorilla Tracking in Uganda


Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) is best known for its Mountain Gorilla populations and gorilla tracking. There are 4 locations for tracking gorillas in BINP these are Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo. The 4 locations have a total of about 18 families as of December 2018. Tracking permits must be bought before tracking by booking directly with […]

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The 1978 Square Kilometer Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) is deservedly Uganda’s most popular protected area. It is easy to reach and enjoys a stunning location on the rift valley floor between Lakes Edward and George. Varied habitats epitomise the rift valley vegetative mosaic that tempted our hominid ancestors to migrate from forest to grasslands […]

kidepo valley national park

Wildlife in Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National park usually offers excellent lion and elephant sightings. Herds of up 1,000 buffalo are often encountered. Cheetah are seen with increasing frequency, and it is home to many dry-country species, among them caracal, aardwolf, greater and lesser kudu, mountain reedbuck and Guenther’s dik-dik. Five primate species are present, including the localized patas monkey. Lucky visitors might spot the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe. Best Time for Wildlife Viewing The best time […]

Gorillas in Uganda

Minimum Age to track Gorillas in Uganda , Rwanda and Congo

Minimum Age to track Gorillas in Uganda , Rwanda and Congo The minimum age  to track gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo- Gorilla tracking is one of the most carried out tourism activities in Uganda and Rwanda. Each year, so many tourists visit Uganda and Rwanda to have close encounters with these primates that live […]

Albertine Rift valley

Albertine Rift valley

The Albertine Rift valley is the western branch of the East African Rift, covering parts of Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. It extends from the northern end of Lake Albert to the southern end of Lake Tanganyika. The geographical term includes the valley and the surrounding mountains. Albertine Rift East African Rift artificial   Geology Map of the region showing […]

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park-Uganda

Lake Mburo National Park is a National park located in Nyabushozi County, Kiruhura District near Mbarara in Uganda. Location Lake Mburo National Park is located in Kiruhura District in the Western Region of Uganda, about 30 km (19 mi) east of Mbarara and about 240 km (150 mi) by road west of Kampala. History Lake Mburo was originally gazetted in 1933 as a controlled hunting area and upgraded to a game reserve in 1963. The region […]

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park (MFNP) is a national park in Uganda and managed by the Ugandan Wildlife Authority. It is in north-western Uganda, spreading inland from the shores of Lake Albert, around the Victoria Nile, up to the Karuma Falls. Together with the adjacent 748 square kilometres (289 sq mi) Bugungu Wildlife Reserve and the 720 square kilometres (280 sq mi) Karuma Wildlife Reserve, the park forms the Murchison […]

Tourism in Uganda

Tourism in Uganda

Tourism in Uganda is focused on Uganda’s landscape and wildlife. It is a major driver of employment, investment and foreign exchange, contributing 4.9 trillion Ugandan shillings (US$1.88 billion or €1.4 billion as of August 2013) to Uganda’s GDP in the financial year 2012–2013.[1] Tourism can be used to fight poverty in Uganda. There are the tourism companies which employ people directly […]

Africa Big 5 Animals in Uganda

Africa Big 5 animals is a term coined back in the 1800s by trophy hunters, referring to what they considered the most challenging and dangerous animals to hunt on foot. These include the African Elephant, Lion, Leopard, African Buffalo, and Rhinoceros. Today the term is primarily famous with Africa safari travelers who now shoot the big five with a camera rather than a lethal […]

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Activities to do in Kibale forest national park

For a 776 square kilometer piece of land, Kibale Forest National Park is a concentrate of nature located in Kabarole District, in western Uganda; overflowing with flora and fauna, with life, color, sound and activity offering the perfect Uganda safari destination. The park offers the best chimpanzee trekking and chimpanzee habituation experiences, great birding with […]

Covid-19 testing

Uganda suspends mandatory Covid-19 testing

The Ugandan government will no longer conduct COVID-19 tests for passengers travelling into the country through the Entebbe International Airport, the country’s ministry of health has said. The director-general of health services, Henry Mwebesa, in a statement issued on Wednesday, said the decision was made following a decrease in COVID-19 infections globally. Mr Mwebesa said the government noticed […]

Wildlife Reserve

Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve

Pian Upe Game Reserve is one of the largest wildlife conservation areas in Uganda – second only to the Murchison Falls National Park. It is located in the Karamoja region in the northeastern part of Uganda. The reserve covers an area of about 2,788 square kilometers and is found between Kidepo National park and Mount Elgon National Park. […]

Uganda is a birding paradise

Uganda is a birding Paradise

Uganda is a birding paradise boasting a massive bird list of more of than 1073 recorded bird species making up 50% of Africa’s bird species and 11% of the world species. This huge bird list is contained within a small territory of only 90041 square miles (about the size of Britain), hence having one of the highest concentration of […]

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Uganda’s wildlife reserves list

Uganda’s wildlife population has continued to thrive because of her wildlife reserves. Each reserve is home to all forms of wildlife; from mammals like the African elephant and vast primate species to the smallest of rodents. Their views are picturesque with undulating terrains, diverse vegetation coupled with abundant activities to indulge in when you visit […]

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Fun Facts about Uganda

Fun facts about Uganda- Uganda is a country that is located in East Africa. It is bordered by South Sudan to the north, Kenya to the east, Tanzania to the south, Rwanda to the southwest and Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Uganda is a landlocked country with breathtaking landscapes, flora, and fauna. […]

Gorilla trekking

Get A Gorilla Trekking Permit In Uganda

Within Uganda, Gorilla trekking is conducted in Bwindi  Impenetrable National Park or in Mgahinga National Park. But because of the inconsistency of gorillas in Mgahinga, majority of the sold permits are for Bwindi NP. In Uganda, every gorilla permit goes for US $ 700. In the past years, April, May and November used to cost […]

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Is Gorilla Trekking Worth the Money?

I say yes, gorilla trekking is worth the money. Many travelers who take part and time to do this activity, can bear witness. the many reviews from various travelers who have done the gorilla trek indicates that gorilla trekking is worth it. Gorilla trekking has unforgettable, magical and life-changing experience worth the penny. Despite the […]

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List of Primates in Uganda

The impressive list of primates in Uganda consists of 13 diurnal and six nocturnal species, making Uganda the destination with the highest concentration of primates on the continent. The list includes the mountain gorilla and chimpanzee, taking the most attention from primate safari tourists. Other primates include a golden monkey, de brazza’s monkey, black and white colobus […]

Safari Game Drives

Uganda Wildlife Safari Game Drives

Safari Game drives in Uganda’s national parks is the perfect way of seeing wildlife in the savannah plains. Uganda has lots of mammals and the parks haven’t been much affected by mass tourism. You enjoy the park with a few other travelers which gives you an opportunity to enjoy the park and take as many […]

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Uganda’s handling of Omicron Variant

The Ministry of Health updated the public on the current status of the Omicron Variant, vaccination against COVID-19 and measures to curb the new variant “Omicron” on 02nd December 2021. Overview of COVID-19 in the country To-date, the country has registered 127,485 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3,252 deaths. Furthermore, the current admissions stand at […]

Tourist attractions in Kenya

15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Kenya

Kenya – the name is almost synonymous with the word “safari.” because of the Tourist attractions in Kenya, Few other places on the planet conjure such a spirit of adventure and romance. The diversity of things to do in Kenya dazzles all who visit, and viewing the country’s abundant wildlife tops the list. See throngs […]

Uganda safari


Uganda is a unique Africa safari destination compared to its eastern counterparts. On your Uganda safari holiday, you should expect a more varied landscape from the savannah plains to the rugged western region filled with various game, primates, and unique bird species. General game viewing is excellent year-round, thanks to significant concentrations of wildlife, temperate […]

Full List Of National Parks In Uganda

Uganda apparently has 10 national parks dispersed across it’s various regions. The number could increase or decrease in the nearby future basing on the number of game reserves and forest reserves that the country has. At the moment Murchison Falls National Park is the biggest with Lake Mburo National Park being the smallest. Kidepo Valley […]

When is the Best Time to Visit Uganda?

The best time to visit Uganda is during its two dry seasons: between December and February, and between June and August, when conditions are particularly good for trekking to see mountain gorillas and chimpanzees. Game spotting in national parks is also good at this time, as well as between February and March. Large numbers of […]

Tourist attractions in kenya

Tourist attractions in Kenya

Tourist attractions in Kenya which is located in the Eastern part of Africa is one of the premier Safari destinations of the world. Unsurprisingly therefore, Kenya was named as ‘Africa’s Leading Destination’, whilst its bustling capital city Nairobi was named ‘Africa’s Leading Business Travel Destination’ during the World Travel Awards 2020  (WTA). The declaration was made […]


Is Uganda fully open for Tourism?

Yes, Uganda is fully open for tourism along with Entebbe International Airport. Therefore, guests are able to travel to their destinations seamlessly. Presently we are receiving guests with more already on safari enjoying the beautiful landscapes and amazing wildlife encounters in the country. What are the requirements for arriving tourists to Uganda? Arriving tourists should […]

What to wear for Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, And Rwanda.

The Packing List for Gorilla Trekking in Uganda is an important topic to cover because anyone intending to see the primates has to consider what to pack at some point. Gorilla trekking is arguably the most exciting wildlife activity in Africa. They are fascinating creatures because they behave and resemble we humans. If you read […]

Kibale Forest National Park

Alluring  exquisite landscape scenery and various remarkable tourist activities, Kibale Forest National Park and the nearby Ndali-Kasenda Crater Lakes are close to being an independent traveler’s dream. Kibale Forest is highly powerfully and mysteriously attractive to nature lovers who come to view a wide range of forest birds and track chimpanzees and other twelve primate species (the highest on the continent) […]

Uganda visa

Uganda Visa & Entry Requirements

Cost of a Uganda Visa A standard Uganda single-entry visa, valid for three months, costs USD 50. Student visas cost USD 20. Multiple-entry visa valid for 12 months, costs USD 100, 24 months visa costs USD 150, and 24-36-months visa costs USD 200. Travelers with a single-entry visa intending to leave and return to Uganda […]

travel advice to Uganda

Foreign travel advice to Uganda

International travel advice to uganda Land borders are open and commercial flights are operating to and from Uganda. Check with your travel company for the latest information on flights. Be prepared for your plans to change No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, […]

gorillas in the mist

Gorillas In The Mist

The Gorillas in the mist in the misted mountains of Uganda, Africa, home to imperial silverback gorilla are quickly becoming the hot and haute destination for the ultimate trip of a lifetime. Blissfully off the beaten path and virtually untouched, the landscape here is nothing short of epic. It includes razorback mountains – the tallest […]

Wildlife of Tanzania

The wildlife of Tanzania refers to the fauna of Tanzania. Tanzania contains some 20 percent of the species of Africa’s large mammal population, found across its reserves, conservation areas, marine parks, and 17 national parks, spread over an area of more than 42,000 square kilometres (16,000 sq mi) and forming approximately 38 percent of the […]

Community Cultural Encounters- Kidepo Valley National Park.

Community Cultural Encounters in Kidepo valley national park:  The park is located amidst the rich cultural areas of the Northeastern part of Uganda dominated majorly Karamajong. Karamajong culture is one of the most unique and preserved cultures in Uganda that you ought not to miss while in Kidepo for Wildlife safaris. The cultural experiences and traditional lifestyle of […]

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary- Uganda

Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch located in Nakasongola district is the proud home of the only wild rhinos in Uganda. The Rhino re-introduction project was a project of Rhino Fund Uganda and Uganda Wildlife Authority. It isconveniently located 176km (100 miles) north of Kampala on the Gulu highway towards Murchison Falls (branch off at Nakitoma […]

Lake Bunyonyi- Western Uganda.

Lake Bunyonyi is believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa with its deepest end approximately 900m. The lake is dotted with 29 islands. The most prominent of these include the Akampene Island also known as the punishment island, Bushara, Kyahugye, Bwama and Njuyeera, and Bucuranuka. Also the deepest lake in Uganda, home of […]

Nature Walks in Mabira Forest.

Mabira forest has well established trail networks in 3 different areas of the forest where you can do a nature walk and discover the amazing nature in this beautiful jungle. Experience tranquility as you walk under the canopies in what can be termed as forest bathing. Do you know forest bathing is said to drastically enhance […]

Meet Cheetahs at Kidepo- Uganda.

Cheetahs are described as the fastest land animals and most admired animal with striped dots, it’s one of the unique animals that can be seen during a game drive in kidepo valley national park in Uganda given the fact that it’s the only park in Uganda where cheetahs can be seen. Kidepo valley national park […]

Horse Riding In Lake Mburo National Park Uganda

Horse riding in Lake Mburo national park, is one of the most interesting things that makes one to feel part of nature. One comes closer to the most timid animals for example when doing horse riding, zebras come close to you with their black and white stripes but still keep a distance. Horse riding is done […]

The Kazinga channel boat cruise- Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise; Kazinga channel section of Queen Elizabeth national park is a whole new experience to all the visitors that come to African.  Kazinga channel is indeed a water channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward together. It is a 40km long stream of water located beneath the famous Mweya peninsular just near Mweya safari lodge. This is […]

Spotted Hyenas- Uganda.

Spotted hyenas also known as the laughing hyena are the most social of the carnivore and have a very complex social behaviour. Their famous laugh is mainly to alert other group members to a source of food. The noise can be heard up to three miles away and is one of the many sounds made […]

Chimpanzee trekking at Kyambura gorge

Chimpanzee trekking at Kyambura Gorge.

The Kyambura Gorge  chimpanzee trekking experience is more than discovering chimpanzees in their natural environment: it teaches visitors about the ecosystems of Kyambura Gorge’s atmospheric “underground” rainforest, including vegetation types; bird identification and behavior; and chimp and monkey ecology. Kyambura gorge is an underground tropical forest found in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Gorge is […]

Meet the Africa Big Five in Uganda.

Africa Big five animals is a term coined back in the 1800s by trophy hunters, referring to what they considered the most challenging and dangerous animals to hunt on foot. These include the African Elephant, Lion, Leopard, African Buffalo, and Rhinoceros. Today the term is primarily famous with Africa safari travelers who now shoot the […]

Activities in Rwenzori National Park.

Activities in Rwenzori national park: In mountain Rwenzori there are two beautiful routes for climbers. These include gorgeous view point and the trail passes through the glacial lake, lush valley, dramatic mountain passes. It has the third highest peak in Africa that can’t be missed during Uganda Safaris. The central circuit trail takes seven days. It’s […]

Gorilla Trekking vs Gorilla Habituation Experience.

When it comes to gorilla safaris, gorilla trekking and habituation are the major activities and therefore the debate of gorilla trekking vs habituation. The three countries of Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo are home to mountain gorillas that are trekked in their natural habitat. Since they live in their natural habitat the only way of seeing […]


Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Located 23km southeast of Entebbe in Lake Victoria, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, or ‘Chimp Island’, is home to over 40 orphaned or rescued chimpanzees who are unable to return to the wild. Humans are confined to one of the 40 hectares while the chimps wander freely through the rest, emerging from the forest twice a […]


Visit Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru- Uganda.

Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru is a cave located about 10 km from fort portal town which is also the cleanest town in Uganda. Fort Portal is in Kabarole district in the western Uganda and is a hub to other parks like Queen Elizabeth national park, Semuliki national park and Kibale national park. Amabere ga nyina […]


Game Drives In Murchison Falls Uganda.

Murchison Falls Game drive is one of the best ways to see and appreciate the rich diversity of Wildlife in the Park. This park is home to different wildlife species including 451 bird species and over 76 types of mammal including the Buffaloes, Jackson hartebeests, Antelopes, Lions, Kobs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Bushbucks, and Warthogs among others. They […]

mbamba Swamp

Mabamba swamp in Uganda.

Mabamba Swamp is the natural habitat for the elusive Shoebill Storks in Africa Bird watching is mostly via canoe, where you will navigate waterways comprising lily pads and papyrus swamp. It takes about 1hour to drive on dirt roads from Entebbe to Mabamba Swamp, Mabamba Swamp is an extensive marsh stretching through a long narrow bay, fringed with papyrus towards […]


Boat cruise- Lake Mburo National Park.

Although the boat cruise safari is one of the activities at Lake Mburo National Park that gets special attention, tourists can enjoy more of the park’s thrills with a walking adventure or slide onto horseback and get closer to the animals than you would expect. If you’re returning from the exhilarating adventure in the impenetrable […]


Hiking And Nature Walk Safaris in Murchison Falls National Park.

Hiking and Nature Walks are among the top activities in Murchison Falls offering holidaymakers an opportunity to explore this vast wilderness on foot. Located in North-western Uganda covering an area of 3,840 sq km, Murchison falls National Park has varied sceneries and vast landscapes starting from the savannah plains, to the swamps, to the forests, the amazing […]

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Birding at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the best birding destinations in Africa. There are 348 bird species have been recorded at Bwindi. They include 25 restricted-range species, of which 23 are confined to the Albertine Rift and four are globally threatened: African Green Broadbill -Pseudocalyptomena graueri-Vulnerable, Grauer’s Rush Warbler -Bradypterus graueri; Endangered, Chapin’s Flycatcher -Muscicapa […]

Sempaya hot springs

The Sempaya hot springs

The Sempaya hot springs are located in two places and are known as male and female springs, the springs are one of the Semliki national park attractions, it’s waters eject clouds of steam as far as 2kms, this hot springs attract a lot of wetland birds and aquatic animals but animals can’t sadly survive for […]

Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

Bigodi is majorly known for being close to Kibale forest National Park and is located 6 kilometers away from Kanyanchu information center. Bigodi is known to be more of a swamp but it is a community based project which has helped upgrade the lives of all the people who are living around the area. Bigodi […]

Boat cruise at Murchison falls National Park.

A Boat cruise in Murchison Falls National Park is one of the most interesting activities in Murchison Falls Game Park. The boat cruise takes you to the bottom of the Murchison falls along the Victoria Nile. While on this Launch cruise, you will be able to see lots of wildlife, and the close up look […]

Nature-Walks at lake mburo national park

Nature walks at lake Mburo National Park.

Taking nature walks at Lake Mburo national park is a highly welcome activity. The park is open to all visitors who intend to do guided nature walks and are usually conducted along with the ranger guide. From Rwonyo the park center, the guided walks take you to the salt lick presumably the candy place for numerous […]


Visit Mountain Elgon National Park.

Mountain Elgon is an extinct volcano that first erupted about 20 million years ago. It has the largest intact Caldera in the world measuring 40km2. It was once Africa’s highest mountain but with erosion it was reduced to its height of 4321m making it 4th highest in East Africa. Mt Elgon has the largest base in the […]

Game drives- Kidepo valley national park

Game Drives in Kidepo Valley National Park.

Game Drives in Kidepo Valley National Park – Kidepo valley national park is one of the national parks with a high concentration of animals in Uganda. The park is situated in the north eastern part of the country characterized with rugged semi-arid valleys which are found at the border of Uganda with south Sudan and Kenya. […]

Top fun facts about Mountain Gorillas.

Fun facts about Mountain Gorillas- Mountain Gorillas are the endangered primate species living in the dense tropical forests of Bwindi impenetrable forest and Mgahinga gorilla forest in south western Uganda, Bwindi impenetrable forest, harbours over half of the world population of the mountain gorillas and others can be seen in volcanoes national park in Rwanda […]

African Elephant facts

African elephant African elephant is the most intelligent  with a great long-lasting memory. Their high memory allows them to harbor grudges and recognizes long lost friends upon their return. They engage in a greeting ritual as a joyous way of welcoming another elephant. The ritual greetings involves elephants spinning in a circle while flapping their […]

White rhinoceros-Uganda

White rhinoceros-Uganda These white rhinoceros-Uganda are the second largest land mammals after African elephants in the world. An adult male rhino weighs between 1,800 to 2,500 kg while the Adult female weighs between 1,800 to 2,000 kg. The calf weighs between 40 to 60 kg at birth. White rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinos have a large […]

Vulnerable Uganda Rothschild Giraffes

Vulnerable Uganda Rothschild Giraffes Vulnerable Uganda Rothschild Giraffes also are known as the  Baringo giraffes, or Ugandan giraffes inhabit the savanna, grassland, and open woodland. The Rothschild giraffes are the tallest and most vulnerable species of giraffes in the world. They stand at 6 meters in height with an adult weight of up to 2800 pounds. […]

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Unique Tree climbing lions

Unique Tree climbing lions. Behaviour: In Lake Manyara national park in Tanzania, the lions here can be seen relaxing in acacia trees. The difference between the tree climbing lions of Imanyara and the Ishasha is that the fig trees of IShasha are short and so the lions can be easily seen in the early afternoon, during a […]

Ugandas Gregarious cheetahs

Ugandas Gregarious cheetahs The scientific name for the Uganda’s Gregarious cheetahs is Acinonyx jubatus. Cheetahs have a slender body, deep chest, spotted tan body with black, black tear like a streak on the face, long thin legs and long spotted tail. They are the fastest land mammals; with an average speed of 64 km/h during […]

Ugandan defassa waterbuck

Ugandan defassa waterbuck The Ugandan defassa waterbuck is the largest antelope species living in sub-Sahara Africa. Its scientific name is Kobus ellipsiprymnus. In Uganda, the defassa water bucks live in grassland and savanna areas along the rivers and lakes. They live in Murchison falls national park and Queen Elizabeth national park. The coat of the […]


Ugandan common ostrich

Ugandan common ostrich The Ugandan common ostrich is the largest flightless bird native to Africa’s savanna area. The scientific name is Struthio camelus, a member of genus Struthio. In Uganda, this flightless bird lives in Kidepo valley national park. The Ugandan common ostrich has a long neck and legs with 2 toes on each foot […]

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Learn how to get the best experiences when you visit Uganda today

Visit Uganda, famously known as the pearl of Africa, for a thrilling experience. The main activities that are a must try include; Mountain gorilla tracking and chimpanzee trekking Hike Virunga Volcanoes and the tallest mountain (Rwenzori mountains of the moon). See the amazing big 5 Island hopping Birding watching Interesting places to visit in Uganda […]

Bwindi Impenetrable forest in Uganda

Top 15 Places to Visit in Uganda

 Uganda is a beautiful country with breathtaking forests, waterfalls, islands and national parks. It was crowned as the pearl of Africa for this reason. Here is our list of top 15 places to visit when you are in Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park This UNESCO World Heritage Site is so dense that visitors can only […]

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Little known secrets to Gorilla Trekking Sectors in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

 Due to Bwindi impenetrable parks size it has been divided into sectors. These sectors vary in terrain, accommodation offers and location. Each sector has different habituated gorilla groups.  The most common mistake made by tourists  who visit Bwindi  is staying at a lodge which is far away from the sector where trekking is done. Gorilla […]

Top Things to Do in Jinja, Uganda

Jinja, a town about 81km from Kampala, has rightfully owned the title of the adrenaline capital of East Africa as there are many things to do in Jinja. The main language spoken in Jinja is Lusoga, and the district’s economy is one of the largest in the East African region. Jinja is situated on Lake […]

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A cost guide to Gorilla trekking

If you are planning for a gorilla trekking there are very important things to put into considerations. Below are some of the questions that will help in a cost guide to Gorilla trekking. What is gorilla trekking? Gorilla trekking in Africa is done in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic republic of Congo. This is an expensive […]

Top Things to Do in Virunga National park 2020

Virunga national park was gazetted in 1925 by King Albert of Belgium solely with a purpose to protect the endangered mountain gorillas. The Virunga national park map covers an area of about 7800km2 and is part of the Virunga conservation area which includes Mgahinga in Uganda and Volcanoes national Park in Rwanda. Additionally, Tourism in […]

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Gorilla Trekking Rwanda vs Uganda

First of all, Gorilla Trekking is on every traveler’s bucket list for things to do in East Africa. According to current estimates, there are approximately 880 mountain gorillas remaining in the wild. Additionally, the Mountain gorillas live in family groups in the Virunga Mountains which straddle Rwanda, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bwindi […]

Gorilla trekking and tracking in Uganda, Rwanda

The Official Gorilla tracking guidelines

The Gorilla trekking guidelines are essential for anyone planning on tracking mountain Gorillas in Uganda, Rwanda or the D.R -Congo. These rules cut across the 3 countries where you can do the activity. Most of these are adopted from a post by the Uganda Wildlife Authority “Gorilla Rules” plus some more information. This is the […]


Gorilla Behavior Facts you probably didn’t know

Social Structure Gorillas are non-territorial and live in groups called troops that generally consist of 1 to 4 adult males (called silverbacks), some juvenile males (called black-backs), several adult females and young.The oldest and strongest adult male silverback is usually dominant in the troop and has exclusive breeding rights to females. Adolescent females transfer to […]


Papaya Lake Lodge – Fort Portal

First of all, Papaya Lake Lodge – Fort Portal has an evergreen landscape surrounding. It is a luxury lodge in Uganda’s crater lake region of Fort Portal in Western Uganda.  Papaya Lake Lodge-Fort Portal built between two extinct volcanoes near the crater lakes of Lyantonde and Kifuruka has beautiful views of the snow-capped Ruwenzori mountains. Papaya Lake Lodge-Fort […]

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The Ugandan kob – Our National antelope

National antelope-Ugandan kob is, however, a subspecies of an antelope that lives in sub-Saharan Africa. This type of antelope also stays in flat areas, close to a permanent water source with a stable climate. Kobus kob thomasi is its scientific name, and this type of kob appears on the Uganda coat of Arms. The Ugandan kob […]

Mgahinga Gorilla national park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (Where Gold meets silver)

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is part of a larger ecosystem. The Virunga conservation area (434 sq. km) which includes two adjacent parks in Rwanda and Congo. Mgahinga sits high in the clouds, at an altitude 0f 2227m – 4127m. Additionally, It was formed to protect the rare mountain gorillas that inhabit its dense forests, and […]

Gorilla habituation

Discover the true Gorilla habituation Experience

What is habituation? It’s the act of making someone or something accept (something) as normal or usual. Or be used to something or someone. What then is Gorilla Habituation experience? This is a process of training the Mountain Gorillas to get used to man. By nature, gorillas are wild and therefore have to go through […]

Bwindi Forest National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi impenetrable national park in uganda is home to half of the world’s mountain gorillas, whose encounter and consequent eye contact is the most exciting and poignant wildlife encounter in the whole of Africa.  With mist covered hillsides, this impenetrable forest is the oldest and most biologically diverse rainforest, with over 400 species of plants. […]

clouds mountain gorilla lodge

Clouds mountain gorilla lodge

Clouds Mountains Gorilla Lodge is located in Nkuringo sector in Bwindi impenetrable forest. Clouds gorilla lodge is an exquisite family –owned luxury Lodge with a touch of quality. Why choose Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge. If you are planning for a luxurious stay in Bwindi during your gorilla trekking activity, choose Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge because […]

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Top Luxury Gorilla Trekking Lodges in Bwindi

Gorilla trekking activity is one of the must-do activity and a highlight of any safari in Uganda. Below are some of the top luxury lodges in Bwindi that you can stay in during your gorilla trekking safari. Mahogany springs Mahogany Springs is a luxury accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National park found in Buhoma sector. It […]

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Truly, Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands. This makes it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds. Set against the backdrop of the […]

A weekend visit to Chameleon hill lodge Bwindi

Chameleon Hill Lodge What a better way to relax by the Lake with our good friends than a weekend visit to Chameleon hill lodge Bwindi. On November 11th we headed westwards to Lake Mutanda to do some community work. We set off from Kampala on Friday morning and drove the whole day to Chameleon Hill Lodge […]

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Facts about Uganda before you visit

Administrative Divisions 111 districts across four administrative regions Area 93,065 sq. km (land: 76,101 sq. km, water 16,965 sq. km) Borders 2,698km (Democratic Republic of Congo 765km, Kenya 933km, Rwanda 169km, Sudan 435km, Tanzania 396km) or 1676 Miles Banking Hours Mon to Fri 08:30hrs to 18:00 hrs. Sat 09:00hrs to 16:00hrs. Business Hours Mon to […]

Kidepo Valley National park

First and foremost, Kidepo Valley National Park is a wilderness park; dry, hot and isolated yet spectacular, magnificent and virgin, waiting to be discovered. Transversed by large sand rivers, the park is renowned for its distinctive composition of wild game co-existing with the dry mountain forests, open savanna and hilltops caped by rock kopjes Enjoy […]

Chimpanzee tracking experience of a lifetime

Where to do Chimpanzee tracking? First of all, the Chimpanzee tracking can be done in Budongo-Kaniyo Papidi forest in Murchison falls, the Kyambura gorge and Kalinzu in Queen Elizabeth, Kibale National park and Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary. Secondly, Trekking is mainly done in the morning and afternoon for only one hour. However one can have the […]

National Park Regulations in Uganda

Uganda Wildlife Authority is a body that is in charge of conserving the country’s natural heritage like animals, plants, physical features and ecosystems in general. It has set National Park Regulations that each visitor must follow. All persons that visit the Park must follow regulations set that apply to all the National parks in Uganda in order […]

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Ultimate Guide to Silverback Gorilla Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

This is the ultimate guide to gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda. The experience has grown extremely popular in the past years. In this article, you will find all you need to know about these beautiful primates and the gorilla trekking experience as a whole. What is the gorilla trekking best time of year? First […]