Welcome to Uganda Travel Guide, an official online safari guide with every information you would like to know about Uganda, Africa.
The Uganda Tourist Guide is a complete travel & tourism guide featuring information on private sight seeing tours, safari activities, attractions, places to visit and lodges. Recenltly voted by Lonely Planet as number one travel destination in 2012, Tourism in Uganda is mainly focused on the landscape and wildlife with the star attraction being the endangered Mountain gorillas in Bwindi forest .Blessed with diverse range of spectacular actvities which include game viewing , bird watching, water sports (rafting on the nile), boating and mountain climbing, the Pearl of Africa has some thing to offer to every type of traveler. Let Prime Uganda Safaris help you plan a perfect Ugandan holiday, You can choose from our wide range of customizable tailormade Uganda tours and safaris OR let us know where you want to go, what you what to do ? – Are you interested in mountain gorilla tracking, game viewing, bird watching, mountain climbing or prefer a short round trip around Kampala, we can organise any of those options at pocket friendly prices that suit your budget, needs and time frame. And to help you plan your accommodation we have a compiled some of the most initimate budget and luxury Uganda safari lodges, camps located inside and adjacent to the game parks. Other services we offer inlcude Booking gorilla safari pemits, Car hire, Self drive tours plus free travel qoutes and so much more.
ABOUT UGANDA – The Republic of Uganda is an East African land locked popularly known as the “Pearl Of Africa” located in the Great lake region bordered by Kenya, South Sudan, DR Congo, Rwanda & Tanzania. The country’s name is derived from the Buganda kingdom, the largest kingdom encompassing large portion of the south near Lake Victoria. Before the advent of colonial rule, the local Bantu people were mainly hunters and fruit gatherers organised into kingdoms and chiefdoms. Uganda got her indepence on 9th October 1962 and the official language spoken is English though Luganda and Swahili are widely spoken across the country. Its divided into districts categorised into four adminitrative regions ; North , Wast , Cental and East with the current President as Yoweri Kaguta M .
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Tailor-made tour packages allow you explore and discover the very best the Pearl of Africa has to offer. Go game viewing in the savannah plains of Uganda Adventure tours- Mountain HikingMurchison falls and Queen Elizabeth national park, Track the last remaining mountain gorillas and the stubborn chimpanzees in the Kyambura Gorge, Watch the various species of birds , enjoy a round trip around Kampala city, participate in important cultural activities plus so much more. “All these packages are affordable, fully inclusive guided by professional, knowledgeable and experienced safari guides who have been in the field for a couple of years ” . Contact us today at +256414532162 or send us an e-mail through email@example.com to inquire to book a trip.
Uganda Safaris – Adventures in Uganda Africa Uganda is one of the most beautiful safari destinations in Africa with fantastic natural scenery, half of the world?s remaining mountain gorilla population and some of the friendliest people in Africa. It is also a unique and captivating tourist destination for tourists interested in taking gorilla trekking, cultural tours, wildlife safaris, bird watching adventures , hiking / mountaineering safaris etc. On this website there are several Uganda Safaris as well as other tours to Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania offered by several tour operators and travel agents. You can easily book a safari of your choice from those featured on this guide or even contact a tour operator for a tailor made trip.
Uganda is a unique hiking safari destination RWENZORI MOUNTAINS The Rwenzori Mountains in Western Uganda is one of the highest mountains in Africa. A safari featuring a mountaineering trekking trip to the Rwenzori Mountains in Western Uganda, provide exhilarating rewarding experience but one, which must be well planned. The key to an enjoyable mountain climb or hike is being prepared! The central circuit hike takes six nights/seven days and reaches an altitude of 14,000ft(4,267m) above sea level. The conditions on the mountain are a challenge to even an experienced hiker because this mountain is known for its un-engeneered, steep and slippery trails, frequent rainfall, cold temperatures, bogs, mud, steep terrain and high altitude. However you can try it, it’s an exciting experience and the periods of July-August, December-February are relatively dry for inexperienced hikers. During any season, raingear, good sleeping bag, warm hat, gloves, heavy socks, gum boots, gaiters and a walking stick for balance are recommended plus a basic first aid kit. Porters will be carrying your heavy equipment and food, leaving you with a small pack, rain gear, warm clothes, camera water and any other light luggage. You can purchase your own food and your tour company can provide cooking utensils and cooks.
Uganda Hotels- Where to stay in Uganda Would you like to organize your Uganda Safari independently? Are you interested in booking a Hotel or a safari lodge in any part of Uganda? Great hotel offers at huge discounted rates are available in most Uganda Hotels and lodges in Kampala.This Uganda Travel Guide and Safaris Directory has the largest collections of all the accommodation providers in Uganda including hotels, apartments, safari lodges, camp sites in Kampala and upcountry. You can also book a hotel of your choice from those featured in the Uganda Hotels section.
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Uganda lies on an uplifted basin that lies between the eastern and western branches of the Great East African rift valley and most of the country is generally fImagelat apart from the south western parts which are mountainous with ranges like the Virungas(home of the gorillas) shared by Uganda, Rwanda and Congo, Trek Mountain Rwenzori, the highest mountain range . Take pictures and kayak, raft on River Nile ( world’s longest river) and during exploration of the Nile you will get to see the source of the nile- have a gorilla safari adventure in Bwindi forest , Sight seeing and a walk on the top of the Murchison falls- The country is also an important bird area because of the high number of different bird species(over 1000) and the easy access to bird-rich habitats. Come witness the largest living reptile, Nile crocodile and the big five wildlife i.e. Lions, buffaloes, Elephant, rhinos and Leopards as they conquer the savanna plains