Caves in Uganda

In history, caves were homes and shelters for Bushmen at the time of the stone and Iron Age. A cave is natural stone underground openings that are most times inhabited by birds, insects and some wild mammals especially bats. Some caves are however big enough for a fully-grown human being to enter. Caves are formed…

Mountain Hiking in Uganda

Mountain hiking in the Perl of Africa is one of the most rewarding adventures, which travelers shouldn’t miss out when on a safari in Uganda. A hiking tour in Uganda offers you two mounains; mount Rwenzori, Mount Elgon, mount Mgahinga, mount Sabyinyo, mount Moroto, mount Kaabong, mount Muhavura and many others. Of all the mentioned…

Mountain Elgon

This dormant volcanic mountain is located along the Uganda Kenya border in eastern Uganda about 235 kilometers from Kampala city center. With the highest point Wagagai at 4,321 meters above sea level, Mount Elgon is eighth highest on the African continent and has the largest mountain base in the world. The mountain is located in…

Mountain Rwenzori

Mountain Rwenzori is a snow capped block mountain located in western Uganda near the border with Democratic Republic of Congo. This Albertine rift valley mountain is the third largest mountain on the African continent with the highest peak Margherita standing at 5,109 meters above sea level. Rwenzori mountain has a range of mountains and peaks…

Park Entrance Tariffs

Find an updated guide of all Uganda wildlife authority (UWA) – national park charges. UWA is the Ugandan government body in charge Uganda’s tourism covering all Uganda wildlife areas – national parks, wildlife reserves. All park entry permits for all national park activities in all national parks are issued from UWA head office in Kampala.…

Uganda Visas

How to Obtain a Uganda Visa Uganda Visa is issues from entry points into the country. This includes the Enttebbe international airport. Once a visitor lands at the Enttebbe airport, all you have to do is pay for your visa from Immigration offices at the airport, its easy, fast and convenient. As of July 2015,…

Uganda Travel Info

When planning to visit Uganda, its very necessary to be well read about the country for a successful journey in Uganda Climate Uganda comprises of a tropical climate with two climate seasons. Climate in Uganda varies regionally but generally Uganda’s climate is cool most of the year, although it gets very cold in forested and…

Uganda Tourism

Uganda is known to many as the pearl of Africa, gifted by nature and as Africa in one. This landlocked beautiful country is located in east Africa and it neighbors Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and southern Sudan. Uganda’s tourism industry is one of the most and fast developing sectors of the economy.…

Birding in Uganda

The pearl of Africa though with a variety of wild animals in its major national parks also has unique bird species and it’s most times called the birders haven. Uganda has over 1000 bird species including the amazing shoebill stork that lives in Uganda’s wetlands. This giant headed bird was once mistaken to be close…