Guide to Uganda

Welcome to Guide to Uganda, your onestop point for the most up to date and latest information about Uganda. Find information on where to go, top things to see and do, where to stay, how to get here and getting around, travel tips and more. On this guide find about Uganda's rich history, people and culture, geography, weather and climate, politics and governance, money and currency and more. In our exclusive directory find out the different places including restaurants, hotels and safari lodges, foreign exchange bureaus, banks, places of worship etc. Looking for a travel service provider? Find listings of recommended tour operators, travel agencies, airline brokers, car rental companies and more. In our reference guide find recommended guide books, food recipes and places where African items can be purchased. Uganda (The Pearl of Africa) is a nation that has a beautiful natural scenery plus a rich mosaic of cultures. You will definitely be amazed by the beauty and overwhelmed by the friendliness of the nationals and intrigued by what the country has to offer. Guide to Uganda.
  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    A magnificent verdant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine Rift Valley,this ancient rain forest – one of the few in Africa to have flourished throughout the last ice age – is home to roughly half of the world’s...... Read more »
  • Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

    Mgahinga is part of a larger ecosystem, the Virunga conservation area (434 km sq) which includes two adjacent parks in Rwanda and Congo. It rises from 2227 m to 4127 m above sea level. The park which is a cultural...... Read more »
  • Kibale National Park

    Kibale National Park

    Kibale National park, home to a host of forest wildlife, is the most magnificent of Uganda’s tropical rain forests and one of the most rewarding areas to explore. Kibale boasts of primates including the localized Red Colobus and L’Hoest’s monkeys....... Read more »

About Uganda

Uganda is a beautiful country located astride the Equator. The country lies in the East African Region. It lies between the longitudes 29 ½° East and 35° East and between latitudes 4 ½° North and ½° South, at an altitude of about 1,100 meters above sea- level. The nation covers a total area of 236,580sq.Km. The country is bordered by the Republic of South Sudan (to the North) and the Republic of Kenya to the East. To the West, the nation is borderd by the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Rwanda to the South. The country is one of the most bio-diverse in Africa with varied vegetation and climate zones. It shares a region where the East African savannah meets the West African jungle which makes it one of the prime locations for African safaris. You can easily see lions prowling the plains in the bright morning and track chimpanzees through the forest the same afternoon.

Tour Uganda

Have you considered taking a Uganda safari yet? It’s time to tour the Pearl of Africa. TThere are lots of things to do on a safari in Uganda including gorilla trekking, white water rafting, chimpanzee tracking, wildlife safaris and more . Learn more about how you can plan a prfect guided safari or self drive tour today. Come, Tour Uganda and experience the variety of cultures, big game and adventure activities. Come and see some of the rare and unique natural wonders within the wildernesses.

Travel Guide

Getting Here

Uganda’s primary gateway for international tourists is Entebbe international airport, close to Entebbe town, the old colonial capital. it is located 35km south of Kampala, the busy modern capital city.

Where to Stay on Arrival

For tourists with fixed itineraries, these towns are primarily staging points before and after safari to western Uganda. However, visitors with more time will find a multitude of diversion to occupy them in central Uganda.

News

Choosing the best travel accommodation in Uganda.

As the prominent tourist destination, Uganda has abundance choice of accommodation scattered all Read more

Gorilla Tracking In Uganda

Uganda is among the few gifted nations in the world to house the endangered mountain gorillas. Read more

Mabira Forest – Home to Endangered Species

Embattled by those who want to ¼ of it into a sugar cane plantation, assaulted by illegal loggers Read more

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