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.
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.
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.
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.