UGANDA INFO

WE WELCOME YOU TO DISCOVER OUR COUNTRY- THE PEARL OF AFRICA

The kingdom of Uganda is a fairy-tale. You climb up … and at the end there is a wonderful new world. The scenery is different, the vegetation is different, the climate is different, and, most of all, the people are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa … I say: ‘Concentrate on Uganda’. For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life – bird, insect, reptile, beast – for vast scale — Uganda is truly the pearl of Africa. --Winston Churchill 1907.

Uganda as a unique destination, a place like no other in the world. Travelers always say that is a summary of all Africa! And indeed it is. Not only do you get a chance to track gorillas in Bwindi, you can also track chimps plus 12 other primates on Uganda's National Parks safaris, pure BIG-5 safari experiences in grassy African savannah national parks, hike mountains, enjoy the warmth of the locals.

You can also choose to go bungee jumping and white-water rafting on the Nile plus the authentic traditional African cultural experiences.

Uganda is the pearl of Africa -- a name that it has been known by for over 100 years now. The people, the history, the scenic views that nature and ecosystem plus the wild life all make it a remarkable destination in the world.

BRIEF ON UGANDA'S TOURISM INDUSTRY
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Uganda is an amazing country that offers a variety of everything that you need on that memorable holiday. In seven hours you can drive from mist-shrouded volcanic mountains to hot hazy savannah, dappled with wildlife with ten national parks in different parts of the country and with undulating hills and valleys of bananas, coffee and tea plantations, papyrus swamps and water bodies like Lake Victoria, Lake Kyoga ,Lake Albert, Lake George and The Source of River Nile for White water rafting(Grande five ) giving way to tangled jungles and rainforests with the musical accompaniment of chaotic, cacophonous birdlife. In a country so beautiful and so green not only work hard to organize the best holiday packages, we guarantee making your holiday an unforgettable dream and memorable experience.



DIVERSITY & BIODIVERSITY
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Biodiversity is simply defined as a wide variety of species of flora and fauna and ecosystems within a given habitat. Uganda is 0.18% of the world’s mass, yet has 10.2% of the world’s birds species, (Uganda has more birds per square kilometer as compared to any country in Africa) 6.8% of the world’s butterfly species, and 7.5% of the world’s mammals, to mention but a few. Uganda has the highest density of primate species, (gorillas, chimpanzees, olive baboons, to mention but a few) compared to any other country on earth.

Kibale Forest National Park and Bwindi have 16% of the polypore fungi recorded from North America and Europe. Uganda is home to half of the World’s population of Mountain gorillas housed in BwindiImpenetrable National Parkand the remaining half is shared between Uganda Mgahinga National park, Rwanda and DRC. Uganda is home to three of the UNESCO protected sites at Bwindi impenetrable forest, Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Kasubi tombs.

Uganda is one of the top ten sport fishing destinations in the world and world championships are held in Uganda at Murchison Falls National Park. Other attractions include a large portion of Lake Victoria, mountains, diversity of culture, good weather and the Nile which provides some of the best rafting opportunities in the world. Uganda has a huge cultural diversity due to the variety of tribes that harmoniously live in this country. Uganda is the most hospitable nation in the East African region, the people of Uganda are known for being so hospitable and welcoming to everyone foreigners end up wanting stay to enjoy the country because of the love they are shown. Uganda has over 1200 recorded bird species in an area the same size as the United Kingdom.

Uganda is crossed by the equator and sits at a high altitude of 5,109 meters above sea level, world over, there are only two countries with this exact climatic conditions Uganda in East Africa and Ecuador in South America this means that Uganda has all year-round summer like conditions conducive for all year-round tourism to Uganda. Uganda is one of the Albertine Rift Countries and due to this fact, Uganda holds over 355 of the world’s biodiversity.

Uganda is in the top 10 global tourist growth destinations, Uganda has become the number one adventure destination for birding with tiniest sunbirds, iridescent in the morning light, the massive lumbering yet silent elephant, disappearing like a vapor behind the trees, the chimpanzees crashing about the forest canopy, the lugubrious gorilla, chewing thoughtfully in the bamboo thicket.

There’s the Nile, twisting its way north like a shimmering ribbon, through arid semi-desert scattered about with rocky kopjes. The Rwenzori Mountains with Snow capped peaks, tropical, sandy, freshwater beaches, and smiling faces everywhere.

It’s all here, that is Uganda and the real Adventure!

This is our home and we will show you the Uganda we know by birth and at the end of your journey surely you will know the “Pearl Of Africa” in and out.