Uganda’s superb natural attractions offer visitors some very special and memorable experiences. The country contains a rich diversity of terrain and wildlife, from the lush rainforests which clad the volcanic mountains in western Uganda, home of the magnificent mountain gorillas (a must-see), to the dry lands of Kidepo.
Uganda is renown for its concentration of wild animals including the Big Five – the elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, and black rhinoceros – although populations have been dwindling under increased stress in recent times, particularly the rhino and the elephant. Over half of all African bird species can be found in Uganda, making it one of the best bird watching destinations in the world.
Ecologically, Uganda is where the East African savannah meets the West African jungle. Where else but in this uniquely lush destination can one observe lions prowling the open plains in the morning and track chimpanzees through the rainforest undergrowth the same afternoon… learn more