Posts tagged with 'Uganda'

Named the 'pearl of Africa' by Sir Winston Churchill, Uganda is indeed a naturally beautiful tourist destination, one must visit.

Visiting the Congo's Viruga National Park for gorilla trekking is an absolute highlight of a trip to Africa.

In light of the Christmas season people from across the world are choosing a different way of gift exchanging. Instead of purchasing bundles of toys and electronic gadgets for the family this year, try something a little more meaningful.


One of the most thrilling wildlife experiences, which is on so many bucket lists, is an encounter with the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.

The view of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and River Ishasha in western Uganda

That face, the life in those eyes, the generosity in that grin and the warmth in that special Ugandan welcome.

The Uganda Equator

The Northern and Southern Hemisphere on one photo.

When it comes to adventure, Kidepo Valley National Game Park stands out, this invaluable natural resource has been visited and revisited and the extra-ordinary features on it shape its outstanding beauty, which remain a myth to those who have not visited it and a

Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” was recently ranked by Lonely Planet the world’s largest Travel Guide Book and Digital Media Publisher as the world’s most preferred tourism destination for the year 2012.

The Crested crane is the National bird of Uganda.

Although Uganda has been known world wide for having almost half of the population of the rare Mountain Gorillas in the world, there is a variety of other tourist attractions including various animal species, birds, vegetation and scenery.

Scientific Name:  Gorilla Beringei

Size:                     Up to 6 feet tall

Weight:                300 to 425 pounds

Lifespan:             35–40 years and 50 when in captivity.