Sir Winston Churchill described Uganda as "the pearl of
Africa". It is easy to see why. Its reputation as Africa's
friendliest country is attributed to both the people and its
This lush and stunning country offers a unique safari experience
where you can view lions prowling in their natural habitat, track
chimpanzees through the rainforest undergrowth and see hippos and
crocodiles in tropical areas, before getting up close to the piece
de resistance: the Mountain Gorilla.
Kidepo Valley National Park, located in the semi-arid valleys of
Karamoja, is a remote but beautiful area which boasts a multitude
of bird species including the rare Black-breasted Barbet and the
Lake Mburo National Park harbours many species of mammals
including zebras, impala, buffalo and varied birdlife. The small
size of the park makes it ideal for trekking through the Rubanga
Forest or taking a boat trip on the lake where pelicans, heron,
cormorant and fish eagle gather. The game drives also offer the
opportunity to see antelope and warthog.
The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is home to half the
world's population of the highly endangered Mountain Gorillas. This
unsurpassable wildlife experience allows the visitor to get just
five metres away from these bewitching creatures. It is also the
only forest in Africa where both the gorillas and chimpanzees
Murchison National Park is bisected by The Nile and its scenery
is dominated by savannah eco-systems and dense woodlands. The
game-viewing consists of giraffe, buffalo, lion, elephant, Nile
crocodile, hippo and oribi. The Murchison Falls provide the
opportunity to white-water raft, where the world's longest river
will propel you along on an exhilarating ride.
The country that provided the filming location for the African
Queen will provide you with an inspirational travel experience that
encompasses raw natural beauty, a multitude of terrains and
unparalleled access to its extraordinary wildlife.