For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly ‘the Pearl of Africa.’
Where is Uganda?
Uganda truly is a pearl – a rare and precious thing of great value.
If you're keen for a sunny and warm adventure, then Uganda is your spot!
Old World monkeys
Please make time for Kibale National Park if you're keen to see a variety of unusual, Old World primates!
Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary
If you love wildlife, then Uganda is for you!
Queen Elizabeth National Park in the southwest Murchison Falls National Park in the west Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in the central Uganda Lake Mburo National Park in the south
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Murchison Falls National Park
Wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park
Activities in Murchison Falls National Park
take a boat cruise for the best view of the falls (a must!) go on a game drive (also a must) go on a hike or walk in the park
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Lake Mburo National Park
Activities in Lake Mburo National Park
boat safaris bicycling safaris horse riding quadbiking hiking and nature trails fishing salt lick guided tour guided bird walk in Rubanga Forest
Igongo Cultural Centre
Epic trekking and hiking
The mighty Rwenzori Mountains
The Rwenzoris are home to the third highest mountain Africa!
camping paddling in the streams chilling in the hot springs birdwatching going on a community coffee tour waterfall hikes mountain biking
Mount Elgon and Sipi Falls
Lakes, rivers and islands
Lake Bunyonyi activities
hiking (there are various trails around the lake, and you can also do village community walks) quad biking (bring on the adrenaline!) bird watching (okay, this one might be stretching the word 'active' a little far) canoeing (you can rent traditional dugouts and row to an island for a picturesque picnic lunch) swimming (the lake has no crocs, unlike most other Ugandan waters, so swim, float ... relax)
Jinja and Lake Victoria
The White Nile
The White Nile feeds into the Nile, Africa's longest river.
Kampala and culture
The capital city of Kampala is a vibey hub of cultural, religious and artistic expression.
Ndere Cultural Centre
The domed Baha'i Temple, Africa's mother temple, which offers tours Uganda National Mosque, the largest mosque in Africa, which has a gorgeous and intricately decorated dome and lets you enjoy a 360° view of the city from its minaret The twin-towered Rubaga Cathedral with its beautiful stained glass windows The Namugongo Martyrs Shrine honouring the Christians murdered in the 1980s by Kabaka Mwanga (and yes, that's the same Kabaka that gave us the lovely Kabaka's Lake; like so many leaders, Kabaka has a mixed legacy)