WELCOME TO UGANDA
Uganda is also known as the “Pearl of Africa” and is the Eastern African country that is the most central. Its name derives from the Buganda Kingdom which historically stretches over the southern regions of the nation. It’s made up of over a hundred districts and several different regions; each one offering something unique and consists of different tribes and landscapes.
The western region of Uganda is an incredibly beautiful region; a wonderland of golden plains, thick rain forests, snow peaked mountains, and tea plantations. It is here where the rare African gorillas can be found, located in the game reserves, mountain regions and forest reserves. This is a popular region among explorers and entices the majority of the country’s tourism. The central region of Uganda has preserved many cultural sites, making sure that the kingdom’s heritage sites and buildings are preserved for future generations to observe and learn from.
The nation’s capital of Kampala can be found here, as can Uganda’s most beautiful waterfalls and water bodies, such as Lake Victoria. Travelling towards the Eastern Region of Uganda you’ll come across the source of the river Nile and the Bujagali falls. Here you can go bunjy jumping and go on a white water rafting adventure. This region is truly beautiful and continues to mesmerize tourists every year with its majestic mountain ranges while the Nyero rock paintings give tourists and locals an insight into the nation’s past. Lastly, the Northern Region of Uganda offers an enchanting perspective into the nation’s tribes and national park
WHERE TO GO IN UGANDA?
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WHEN TO VISIT UGANDA
“TIMING IS EVERYTHING”
Uganda is an all round destination, with things to do and see at any time of year. Gorilla trekking is obviously the highlight in Uganda and although trekking is throughout the year, the best time of year to do the trekking (for easier conditions) is during the drier months of January and February and again in the second dry season of June through to September. The busiest times on the mountains are December to February and July to August . The experience will be incredible no matter when you go. During the rainy season the Gorillas tend to hang out at lower altitudes . They also love to sunbathe after getting wet …so great for taking photos.
Game viewing is ideal at the end of the dry seasons which would be February and March, and again at the end of September and early October.