Welcome to the Uganda Tourism Portal, a resource designed to help tourists discover uganda, the Pearl of Africa easily. Find all the information you need to know in order to plan a perfect safari in Uganda. Find the best places to visit, things to see and do, where to stay, travel tips and more.
From the moment you land in Uganda, you will instantly be drowned into her natural beauty right from the fresh cool breeze of lake Victoria, the country’s largest water body. Just like the way Sir Winston Churchill called it the Pearl of Africa, Uganda is a magnificent destinations with welcoming warm smiles of the locales, the tasty local cousins, the variety of wildlife, the snow caped mountains and the wild savannah in her different national parks. Read More
Top Things to See
The Pearl of Africa is a perfect destination for travelers looking at an ultimate primates and wildlife adventure.
Gorillas; the largest of the great Apes are divided into three subspecies that include the western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and the eastern lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla graueri).
The Tree-Climbing Lions
They are located in the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth national park located in western Uganda. Most lions are typical of staying in lowlands doing what they are best at – hunting and then relaxing in the savanna grasses after a big catch
These can also be viewed in the jungles of Bwindi, Mgahinga, Nyungwe, and volcanoes in Uganda and Rwanda. They live in groups ranging from10 to 30 and mainly feed on leaves and wild fruits.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
The Bwindi forest national park is located in the southwest of Uganda covering three districts of Kabale, Kanungu and Kisoro just along the Congo border neighboring Virunga national park at the edge of the Albertine rift. Bwindi is famous for silverback gorilla tours and has the largest population of mountain gorillas.
Murchison Falls – Africa’s Secret Wonder
At the awe some Murchison falls, the whole of Albert Nile spews majestically through a six meter gap and breathtaking forty meter drop.
Mt. Elgon Caldera – largest intact caldera in the world
The mountain not only has one of the largest surface areas of any ancient extinct volcano in the world but is also…Read more…
Source of River Nile
Beneath the Owen falls dam lies submerged the ‘waterfall’ Speke discovered to be the source of River Nile. Read more…
Travel Tips & Information
Find resourceful information on traveling within Uganda, best places to visit, shop, hotels, maps to Uganda national parks, places to eat, where to hangout, travel tips, when to go, car hire in Uganda and so much more.