Uganda Named Among Top 20 World’s Beautiful Countries

Uganda, the Pearl of Africa was listed the thirteenth most beautiful country in the world by BuzzFeed, one of the popular social media today. Uganda’s beauty beats many interesting countries including Australia, Norway, Brazil, India and more. Though Uganda is a small country in East Africa, it has many interesting things to see including having […]

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Exploring Kidepo Valley National Park

The park was established in 1952 and is situated in the north east of Uganda in the district of Kabong which was also the traditional home land of the karamajong, who are also the unique people to visit on any Uganda safari to the pearl of Africa. This park is also considered to be among the largest remaining intact wilderness areas not only in Uganda but in Africa in general. It has got a broad expanse of the semi-arid land scapes that are dotted with multitudes of typical African game making Kidepo an admirable item of many travelers planning to safari Uganda.

Due to its distance from the capital of Kampala, the park has kept its green nature which has helped in increasing its visitor numbers hence high safari arrivals to the park. The park also contains a great deal of wildlife, some of which are endemic to it for the case of the country, these include; cheetah, Kavirondo bush baby, patas monkeys, the ostrich and many more. The other species also include; the lions, zebras, greater kudu, antelopes, dik dik. Etc. These are also spread in the scenic land scapes of the nurus valley which also provide a perfect ground for the many game drives for the safari travelers in Uganda.

Kidepo national park also lies in the rugged, semi-arid valleys which are between Uganda ‘s boarder with Kenya and Sudan, its 700km from Kampala and was gazette as a national park in 1962 thus a profusion of the big game and over 77 mammal species as well as 475 bird species which attract birding safaris to the country. It’s also Uganda’s most isolated national park; however everyone would agrees that it is also the most magnificent in Africa. Just from Apoka in the heart of the park, there is a savannah land scape which extends far beyond the gazette area, towards the horizons outlined by the distant mountain ranges.

During the dry season, there is only one permanent water source and it’s found in wetlands and remnant pools in the broad Narus Valley near Apoka. The seasonal oases, combined with the open, savannah terrain, making the Nurus Valley the park’s game viewing location. The park has greatly attracted many people to come for safari tours to Uganda.

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Extend Your Safari to Rwanda

Many travelers would like to combine their Uganda safari with an extended exploration into the top adventure sites in Rwanda. Located in the Southern Part of Uganda, Rwanda is an amazing country to enjoy a gorilla safari in Africa. Many travelers who would like to maximize their gorilla watching experience combine their holiday to both countries.

There are so many different places to consider when planning a vacation. Many people automatically decide on a tropical island or beach vacation, but there are many more adventurous and wonderful spots that can bring lifetime memories and not be the same old vacation that you are used to. Rwanda safaris are amazing safari vacation packages that allow you to see a completely different side of our amazing world. There are wildlife safaris, where you will tour spots of Rwanda and see how the wildlife lives in their own habitat. There are jungle safaris where you will travel through the jungle with an experienced guide and witness jungle life as it is happening. There are gorilla trekking safaris where you will walk among the gorillas and see just how they exist in nature. This is an amazing and different experience that will bring lasting memories, and it is also a great way to bring the family closer together, by becoming one with nature!

If you have always been curious about other parts of this world and are interested in nature, a good idea for your next vacation might be a safari trip. Rwanda safaris offer an experience simply like no other. You will go on a guided tour through the jungles and landscape of Rwanda, where you will see with your own eyes nature at its finest. You will see the gorillas in their habitat, and you will see lions and tigers. You will see plant life that you never knew existed, with all the brilliant colors of a storybook. Taking a safari vacation is a serious life changing experience. You will be touring with a professional guide who knows exactly what to do, and there may be other travelers in your group, who you can get to know and possibly make a lifelong new friend! There are various types of safari tours as well, so you will be able to go on the safari tour that most interests you.

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Kidepo National Park Turns 50 Years Old

This month, Kidepo Valley National Park is celebrating 50 years since it was gazetted as part of the independence celebrations. Hilary Bainemigisha visited the park and brings you first hand information of what more is needed, beyond the Golden Jubilee Kidepo valley was like a beautiful nun in a convent, inaccessible to suitors, but attractive. […]

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Uganda, a Unique Destination to Visit in Africa

Have you ever heard of an active safari adventure in Uganda? Well if you haven’t yet, then we have and believe me, we have a lot to share with you.  Uganda safaris are among the most fun adventures that we have ever had the fortune of going to.  We left Uganda with memories that we […]

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Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in south western Uganda, 250 miles from Kampala, capital city of Uganda on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bwindi National park covers an area of over 200 sq miles. As the name “Impenetrable” dictates, this park is real African jungle area, with dense undergrowth, vines and […]

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Kampala the Capital of Uganda

Uganda is the pearl of Africa due to her favorable climate characterized by rainfall and sunshine which are balanced throughout the year. Kampala is the capital city of Uganda and strategically located in the central region of the country. The capital city is surrounded by water bodies like Lake Victoria, Kyoga and rivers like River […]

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Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Ruhija

My husband and I went gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in early June with Uganda Safari Trek. Do take a look at my review of the safari company we used at www.ugandasafaritrek.com. This Uganda safari was a success and we had an amazing time, memorable, and a once in a lifetime experience seeing […]

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See Tree Climbing Lions on a Uganda Safari

Have you ever heard about the tree climbing lions of Africa? It is relatively rare for lions to climb trees. As they generally populate areas where trees are sparse, it’s not a useful skill to have for hunting. However, on some occasions, lions can be seen climbing into trees and resting there and this is […]

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Taking a unique tour in Rwanda

Exploring new places is a fun filled experience for most people. It is because of the simple reason and things that tours offer you thrill and a lot of excitement. You are able to watch some of the greatest attraction which this place is famous for. So if you are looking for options related to […]

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