Uganda Attractions & Travel Information
Welcome to Uganda: – We send you warm greetings from a country which we Ugandans fondly refer to as the Pearl of Africa. African Pearl Safaris (APS) is a tour company based in Kampala-Uganda.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: – is home to roughly half of the world’s mountain gorillas. Bwindi is an afromontane forest with dense under growth of fern, vines, and shrubs.
Kibale Forest Safari Info: – With lush tropical rain forest and a fascinating diversity of animals, Kibale Forest National Park is home to one of the most beautiful and stunning natural forests in Uganda.
Mgahinga Park Tour Info: – Mgahinga forms a portion of the Virunga Volcano conservation area, Its the home of Mountain Gorillas, gorilla movements are affected by the distribution of plant species on which they feed hence this area was gazetted to provide a secure habitat for these massive, but gentle creatures.
Murchison Falls Safari Uganda: – One of the most spectacular in Uganda and indeed in the Whole of Africa. Here is the awe-inspiring Murchison Falls, where the River Nile hurls itself in appalling convulsions through a narrow crevice and then plunges 40 metres in one breathtaking leap.
Queen Elizabeth Safari: – It is a region of varied habitats including open grassland with thickets, thick bush, forest, swamps and lake shore and a great home of wildlife like Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes, and many more.
Rwenzori Mountains National Park: – The Rwenzori Mountains lie along the Western border of Uganda and rise to a height of 5100 metres. Here are the legendary mountains of the Moon.
Semliki National Park: – Semliki is a very dense forest and part of the great Ituri Forest that stretches in the the DR. Congo. It is the only park in Uganda composed primarily of tropical lowland forest.
Mpanga Central Forest Reserve: – Mpanga is beautifully positioned on 453 hectares, nested in Mpigi Valley. The forest has been conserved since 1932 and boasts of various attractions; 2 types of Monkeys; Red tailed and white Colobus Monkey,97 butterfly species, 112 moths, 300 bird species,500 trees and shrubs, nocturnals; bush babies, flying squirrels and owls.
Jinja source of the Nile Tour: – Discover Uganda’s best keep secret. More than four thousand miles in length, the mighty Nile is the longest on the planet.
Lake Bunyonyi Safari: – Lake Bunyonyi. A Bird Watcher and Nature Lover’s Delight “Lake of the Little birds” (Lake Bunyonyi) is located in the hills above Kabale in the South Western corner of Uganda, aptly named “The Switzerland of Africa”.
Lake Mburo National Park – Lake Mburo National Park in Western Uganda is not only special but also unique because you can walk with a park ranger and get very close to the animals. Lake Mburo National Park is truly a special place. Every single part of it is alive with variety, interest and color. It is possible to walk around the park accompanied by a ranger, rather than having to tour in a vehicle, and it is quite possible to get close to Zebras, Warthogs and Impala, Rothschild giraffe, elands, topi and Buffaloes, Water bucks, Reed bucks, hippos. Leopards are present but they are rare.
Uganda Travel Map: – Have a look at the Travel map of Uganda.
Uganda flights and airfare: – The Entebbe international Airport links up with all major cities all over the world for both passenger and cargo handling services.
Uganda Hotels and lodges: – Check out the list of Best Uganda Hotels / Kampala Hotels and their description where you can make a choice of where to stay in Uganda for your Uganda Safari
Hot Air Balloon Safaris in Murchison Falls National Park – Our balloon safaris in Murchison Falls National Park will surely make your safari to Uganda nothing but memorable.
Murchison Falls National Park has got so much to see in terms of wildlife, nature, the River Nile and so much more. Explore Uganda’s beauty with a magnificent aerial view while on a hot air balloon.
Ssese Islands in Lake Victoria – Uganda has got a variety of tourist attractions and Ssese Islands in Lake Victoria are a force to reckon with. Book now for an amazing adventure in The Pearl of Africa.
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary – Travel by boat or helicopter to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and spend a day or longer with the fascinating Chimpanzees. Feeding Chimpanzees, Bird watching, Fishing, Boat rides on Lake Victoria are some of the activities you can take part in while on this tour. Book with us now for a wonderful experience.
Kidepo Valley National Park – It is one of the most spectacular parks with a scenery unlike any other in East Africa. Tucked into the corner of Ugandas boarder with South Sudan and Kenya, the park offers a beautiful Vista of the breathtaking savannah and mountain Landscapes which end in a rugged horizon.
Nakayima Tree – Nakayima Shrine is an ancient tree regarded as a witch tree. The base of which has large root buttresses forming nooks that can easily be seen on top of Mubende hill about 4 Km to the west of Mubende town.
Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary – Bigodi was established by KAFRED (Kibale Association for Rural Development), a community based organisation to protect the Magombe swamp which harbours a variety of birds, primates, butterflies.
Chimpanzee Habituation in Kibale – Kibale Forest National Park provides a rich and unique habitat for more than 250 species of animal and over 300 types of bird. The animal species include 11 primates, including black and white colobus monkeys and chimpanzees.
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – There is no better opportunity to watch the white Rhinos in Uganda than at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Ziwa is the home of the second heaviest mammal on earth which weighs in at 3,600Kgs.
Crater Lakes Visit In Fort Portal – 30Km south of Fort Portal between the main Fort Portal Kasese road and Kibale Forest is a collection of Crater lakes. These crater lakes are formed as a result of volcanicity, with violent eruption causing the top of a volcano to be blown off, leaving a crater.
Kyambura Gorge – The Kyambura gorge and the former Kyambura Reserve were incorporated into the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The gorge was formed by a river that flows off the Kichwamba Escarpment and into the Kazinga Channel at Katunguru.
Mabamba Bay Shoebill – Mabamba is an Important Bird Area; a site of global conservation importance. It is home of the shoebill that is threatened with extinction in Uganda. This also makes it a RAMSAR site; a wetland site designated of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.
Mweya Safari Lodge – In the midst of this medley of wonder, is Mweya Safari Lodge which offers visitors an unforgettable experience. This gem is surrounded by the famous Mountains of the Moon. The Bella Vistas of the Great Rift Valley hills and Kazinga Channel-which connects Lake George and Lake Edward.
Chobe Safari Lodge – Chobe is a honeymoon haven and romantic spot where Wild and bird life is appreciated. The sightings of Buffalo, Elephant, hippos and rare shoebill stork cannot go unmentioned in the upscale Chobe vicinity.
Paraa Safari Lodge – Paraa Safari Lodge is well placed in Murchison Falls National Park. A National Park whose name was adopted after Sir Samuel Baker baptized it after Sir Roderick Murchison, President of the Royal Geographical Society. The powerful falls borrow the similar name.
Sipi Falls – Situated in eastern Uganda about 280Km from the capital Kampala, Sipi Falls is one of Africa’s most beautiful waterfalls. Sipi Falls is a 3-hour drive to the district to Kapchorwa in the north east of Sironko and Mbale districts.
Ishasha Wilderness Camp – Ishasha Wilderness Camp is located in the southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park on the Ntungwe River. The lodge is named after Ishasha, a superb setting famous for tree climbing lions. The lions can sometimes be spotted resting in the branches of the large fig trees in the area.
Bakers Lodge: Murchison Falls National Park – Bakers Lodge was established in 2014. It is located on the South bank of the mighty Nile River which cuts across, Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area – Murchison Falls National Park. The lodge derives its name from the historic English explorer Samuel Baker.
Budongo Central Forest Reserve – Northwest of the Capital Kampala en route Murchison Falls National Park is 793 Km Sq Budongo Forest, a natural cover in East Africa that boasts of Mahogany trees in abundance.
Lake Albert Uganda – Lake Albert in Uganda offers plenty of Uganda Safaris and Tour activities including Boat cruises, Sport Fishing, Bird watching, Sightseeing among others.
Murchison River Lodge – Murchison River Lodge is scenically located on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Murchison Falls National Park, pods of hippos and papyrus islands.
Kyaninga Lodge – Overlooking Lake Kyaninga and the snowcapped Mountains of Rwenzori, a jewel lies in an idyllic setting. Kyaninga Lodge is utmost a 60 minute drive from Kibale Forest and offers a grand opportunity to stay if you are interested in Chimpanzee Trekking.
Primate Lodge Kibale – Uganda’s Primate Lodge was selected among the best 19 tourism accommodations for travelers to look out for in 2017 by Essence, a Black Women Magazine in the United States of America. Your visit to the Pearl of Africa will explain why! However, here is a little insight.