Uganda Wildlife Facts

There’s a lot of Uganda wildlife facts that you need to know. When we talk about Tourism in Africa, Uganda is probably one of the most recommended destinations. It’s attractions and nature speak for themselves, Uganda has a very beautiful scenery and attractions that will just make your trip awesome. It’s wildlife is quite broad with very many interesting species of mammals. In this article, we talk about some of the Uganda wildlife facts that you need to know before …

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Where to find the Silverback Gorillas in Uganda

There are approximately 720 mountain gorillas left in Central Africa of which half of that estimate is found in Uganda in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This alone should be reason enough to choose Uganda as your destination for a gorilla trekking safari. If you have been looking for the best place to find the Silverback Gorilla in Uganda then i would recommend Bwindi Impenetrable National Park any day. What you should know is Gorilla Trekking permits can …

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Malaria prophylaxis in Uganda

Malaria prophylaxis is a preventive treatment of malaria. Malaria prophylaxis is always recommended for travelers on safaris to Uganda and other countries that have high rates of malaria in general to prevent them from falling sick whilst on their trip. When you embark on your Uganda Safari, we expect the best for you and always try to rule out any uncertainties that may arise and interrupt with the fun of your trip. One of the uncertainties is falling sick of …

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Climate and Seasons in Uganda

When it comes to Climate in Uganda, the country has a tropical climate and it’s degrees of temperature stretches from approximately twenty-two to twenty-five degrees Celsius except that the mountainous regions are way cooler because of the elevation. The best example we can give is the isolated famous Mountain Elgon whose top is always in snow. Just like every other country, There are both dry and rainy seasons in Uganda. The driest of the season is the span from December …

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Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

Uganda is a very good destination to spot the endangered Mountain Gorillas harboring over 300 of them, almost half the percentage of the entire Mountain Gorillas in the World. The mountain gorillas in Uganda can be found at two national parks: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These Mountain Gorillas in Uganda attract thousands of tourists each year because very many tourists want to see the species in Uganda and Rwanda. Tracking Mountain Gorillas has generated a …

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Uganda Visa: Uganda slices Visa Fees to $50

With effect from July 22nd 2016, tourists seeking to come to Uganda will pay half of the money they have been paying for single entry tourist visas. Government has halved the fees from $100 to $50 in an effort to encourage more tourists to come to the country that has been consistently ranked among top tour destinations in the world for the past few years. The CNN travel magazine last year ranked Uganda among the 16 top tourist destinations in …

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How to Arrange / Plan for a Gorilla tour in Uganda | Complete Guide

You’ve probably searched for the gorilla trekking articles for Uganda all over the internet simply because you want to have the one of the best gorilla trekking tours. What you should know is, it’s not all about just booking a Uganda gorilla safari with any company out there, you have to consider a lot of factors which might be hard for you to know! This is why most people resort to manuals before travelling. With the help of this guide …

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Uganda Driving Tips: Advice for driving in Uganda

Have you just gotten on the roads of Uganda or are you about to get on one? What you should is Uganda has it’s own set of driving rules that govern drivers and all road users including pedestrians and motorcyclists or cyclists in General. The Uganda Driving Tips below should help give you some insights on driving in Uganda. Side of the Road: Most cars in Uganda are right hand drive cars with manual transmissions. You re required by law …

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Uganda safety for Americans

Is Uganda safe for Americans? There already an article on this blog, a safety guide for Uganda that includes almost all the vital information you will need to know. However, we have decided to come up with a separate Uganda safety guide specifically for Americans to help them plan their safari to Uganda with ease. How safe is Uganda for Americans? We shall look at this point in different perspectives and i’ll say Uganda is absolutely safe for Americans except …

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List of all Cultural Sites in Uganda

Uganda is very rich in culture and has a strong cultural heritage with a couple of cultural sites split up in different regions of the country. Almost each and every tribe in Uganda has either a kingdom or chiefdom which has been the tradition ever since. Kingdoms and Chiefdoms was first demolished over 40 years ago not until the incumbent president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni revived the idea of Kingdoms in Uganda shortly after taking over power in 1986. The fact …

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Best time to have gorilla safaris in Uganda

It’s good to know the best time to have gorilla safaris in Uganda before booking a Uganda gorilla tour. This will not only help you plan ahead, but will also make you have the best experience while on your Uganda gorilla safari. Before we proceed, one fact you need to know is gorilla tracking can only be carried out in two Uganda national parks: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. This gorilla safaris review will inform you …

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All you need to know about Culture in Uganda

The culture of Uganda is comprised of variety of ethnic groups. Over 50 culturally diverse population make the potion of Uganda. These various ethnic groups have their own beliefs, culture, traditions, norms and more. The Bantu tribe carries the biggest potion of ethnicity in Uganda with majority living in the central region, eastern region and southern region of Uganda. The north is mainly made up of Nilotics like the Itesots, Langi, Karamojongs, Lugbaras, Acholis and more. So far English is …

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Tips for Gorilla Tracking in Uganda

Want to book gorilla safaris in Uganda to see the beautiful Mountain Gorillas Uganda was gifted with? Truth is Gorilla Tracking is such a great adventure, one of those experiences every person especially foreigners would love to encounter while on their stay in Uganda. However, it’s always recommended to know some tips before planning for your gorilla trekking holidays. The Gorilla Tracking tips below should inform you on what you need to do to experience the best encounter with Uganda …

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The amazing Sipi Falls in Uganda

Located far east of Uganda at Mount Elgon National Park in Kapchorwa, Uganda; Sipi Falls is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful falls in Uganda. The amazing waterfall is not a single waterfall but rather has three levels with the top 2 levels emerging as the most beautiful. Sipi Falls’ 100 meters main fall is the main attraction for tourists. The Sipi River trails across cliffs & rocks that make the beautiful hills of Mountain Elgon, which creates along a …

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Gorilla Trekking Permits: Must knows about Trekking permits in Uganda

If you have ever carried out gorilla tracking in Uganda or wish to carry out one then you should be knowing that there is a price tag attached to it. All our gorilla safaris in Uganda are inclusive of Gorilla Trekking permits, these are the same permits you present at the respective national parks and you are granted access to experience the gorilla tracking Uganda experience. Who wouldn’t want to have an encounter with the famous mountain gorillas in Uganda? …

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Is Uganda safe? What you should know about safety in Uganda

Is it safe to travel to Uganda? Is Uganda safe for tourists? When we talk about safety in Uganda, we refer to the likely obstacles you are likely to encounter in the country whilst on your Uganda safari. Uganda is a very safe country but of course not all countries are safe, there will always be something you need to take precaution of. This Uganda travel safety guide looks at the country’s safety in perspectives like health, nightlife, the community …

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What is the best time to visit Uganda? All you need to know

What is the best time to visit Uganda? This is a very common question. It’s right to know when to visit Uganda because you intend to make the most out of your experience, hence have to schedule the best dates before you travel to Uganda. Want to visit gorillas in Uganda? The best time to travel to Uganda is during the dry months of the season which are June to August and December to February. Truth is almost no one …

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The amazing Zika Forest in Entebbe is a place to be

Zika Forest is located along Entebbe Road (approximately 25 kilometers from Kampala) and stands among the major attractions in the area. Zika Forest is not far away from the Airport implicating it’s very easy to visit especially for foreigners. Zika Forest is where the Zika Virus originated from. The Zika Virus is a virus that has since spread a lot of fear in the world. Zika was first observed in a monkey from Zika Forest and is claimed to have …

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List of all Uganda National Parks

Looking for the list of national parks in Uganda? There are a number of Uganda national parks and more could come up in the near future. So how many national parks are in Uganda? Uganda currently has 10 National Parks distributed in various parts of the country. These national parks harbor a wide species of mammals and birds. Talking about size, Murchison Falls National Park is so far the biggest of all while Semiliki Valley National Park is the smallest. …

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Uganda Travel Tips

Want to adventure Uganda, the Pearl of Africa? your steps closer to getting started but lets take you through some Uganda travel advice to give you a basic understandings of what you may require. Some people travel to Uganda without carrying out enough research of what is required of them which leads to last minute interruptions in some occasions. Before we proceed any further we have to know about about safety in Uganda. A portion of people think Uganda is …

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