Uganda - A Visitors Guide

Uganda - A Visitors Guide

Uganda, the pearl of Africa, is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa, with lots of exotic plant and wildlife population.

For travelers there is Murchison Falls, known for the world’s most thrilling commercial white-water rafting. There are the snow-capped peaks of the Rwenzori, the Virunga Volcanoes, and Mount Elgon.

This country is also home to Lake Victoria and the forest lined crater lakes that dot the rift valley floor and Fort Portal.

Mountain Gorilla Trekking
It is home to the Bwindi National Park, famous for its population of Mountain Gorillas. It is located in the Rukiga Highlands, near the Western Rift Valley and is a very popular destination for gorilla trekking.

Created in 1991 Bwindi's Impenetrable Forest is the home to half of the world’s remaining 600 Mountain Gorillas. The name "Impenetrable" definitely applies here, with dense vegetation and vines in a lush rain forest.

Chimpanzees can also be seen in Kibale Forest and Chambura Gorge. There are excellent opportunities for seeing game, as well as boat trips on the Kazinga Channel in The Queen Elizabeth II National Park. Mount Elgon and the Rwenzori Mountains provide opportunities for trekking, and there are fresh water fishing opportunities on Lake Victoria.

Suggested Tour Company
Sanctuary Retreats

Visa Requirements
A visa that can easily be obtained at all entry points.

Yellow fever vaccinations are required and anti-malaria drugs are recommended as malaria is common.

Places To Stay

Kampala Serena Hotel
Kampala , Uganda
A world-class hotel featuring an example of Ugandan culture while delivering the ultimate in personalized service,
nternational cuisine, social style and business reliability. The hotel has free wireless internet as well as international cuisine spiced up with an African cuisine.

Hotel Le Petit Village
Kampala, Uganda
Located next to the American Embassy, this thatch-roofed hotel meets the needs of a variety of discerning travelers. Le Petit Village's intimate rooms are decorated in Safari Chic rustic elegance, which makes it the perfect place to relax in understated luxury.

J. Residence Motel
Entebbe, Uganda
Includes free airport pick up and breakfast. It features an atmosphere of a home away from home and offer African and international meals that will keep your taste buds high all the time.