Uganda safari

Traveling Uganda’s country side is very interesting

Traveling in Uganda: While traveling in Uganda’s country side, you begin to feel the atmosphere of coolness within, you could be bored in your own home, however you are likely to be amazed by the freedom from crowds in Uganda. The policy of sustainable capacity growth not only ensures there will be no environmental degradation through tourism, it also guarantees you a sense of spaciousness which rare in any other part of the world.

The Journey begins from Entebbe City

As you are traveling in Uganda safari trail, you will find that opportunities to observe  Uganda Nature in its green natural colors, Lake and Rivers, Swamps of papyrus plantations, waterfalls or mountains ranges, and cultural setting of small built houses along the road side, for instance, are free from intrusion of hordes of other visitors, Photography, painting and just plain awestruck admiration can be enjoyed in the peace and calm which are natural to such scenes of beauty and contemplation not to mention the plenty of Wildlife in the National parks

From the moment you land at the Entebbe’s modern and efficient international Airport, with its breath taking equatorial location on the forested shore of island – strewn Lake Victoria, its clear that Uganda is no Ordinary safari destination.

Dominated by expensive golf course leading to the lakeshore, and century-old botanical gardens alive with the chatter of acrobatic monkeys and colorful tropical birds, then just 40kms distance, sprawled across seven hills, there the Business capital city Kampala. The bright modern feel of this bustling, cosmopolitan city reflects the ongoing economic growth and political satiability that has characterized Uganda since 1986 and complemented by the sloping spaciousness and runaway greenery of its garden settings.

The Good climatic Conditions very amazing

Uganda’s equatorial climate is tempered by cooling breezes from Mountains. In general terms the lowland area and lake shores enjoy a warm climate, while it’s cooler in the highlands. The rains fall mainly between March – May and October – November.

Most of the country lies on a plateau more than 1,000 meters above sea level bounded on the east and west by mountain ranges more than 3,000 meters high. But nearly a fifth of the land area is swamp or open water such as the lakes Victoria, George and Albert and River Nile. The south is thickly forested while the North is largely savannah with some semi desert areas in the north- east

This unique has made it easy for Uganda to have the best climatic conditions in the East Africa and the growth of vegetation.

Where the Savanah meets in Africa

Ecologically, Uganda is where the East African Savannah meets the West African Jungle. Where else but in the impossibility lush country can one observe lions prowling the open plains in the morning and track chimpanzees through the rainforest undergrowth the same afternoon, then the next day navigate the tropical channels teeming with hippopotamus and crocodiles before setting off into the misty Mountains of the moon to stare deep into the eyes of a mountain gorilla; Certainly Uganda is the only safari destination whose range of forest primates is an impressive

The Attractions that catch your sight while traveling

Yet there is more while traveling in Uganda alone as country than wildlife- far more, there is the Might Nile, punctuated by the spectacular Murchison falls, and the setting for some of the world’s most thrilling commercial white water rafting. There are the snow-capped peaks of the Rwenzori, which provide a tantalizing challenge to dedicated mountaineers, as well as the virunga Volcanoes and mountain Elgon, these are both rewarding hiking opportunities throughout the scenery of the country. More to it are myriad islands of Lake Victoria and Bunyonyi are idyllic venues, as are the forest-fringed crater lakes that stud the rift valley floor and escarpment around Fort portal.

Whether you are a first time safari-goers or a seasoned African traveler, Uganda – with its unique blend of savannah and forest creatures, its rare wealth of montane and lake habitats is simply dazzling and exclusive.

Uganda Primates Atmosphere

The main Uganda’s attraction is the endangered mountain gorilla which numbered to about 400 half of the worlds, the bulkiest of living primates and among the most peaceable. Looking into the brown eyes of these gentle giants, who share 95% of their genes with humans, is as humbling as its thrilling no less so when one realizes that fewer than 800 individuals survive, divided between Bwindi National park and the Virunga Mountains.

Within Uganda 12 habituated Gorilla troops- Nine in Bwindi and one in Mgahinga National park- can be visited by a total of 84 visitors daily.

Uganda is also home to the man’s closest relatives the chimpanzees, a delightful ape of the African rainforest. Chimpanzee communities have been habituated for visitors in Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo, and forest in Murchison falls, Queen Elizabeth National park in the Kyambura gaurge, Semuliki Game reserve and for purposes of research there are rescued chimps on the Islands of Ngamba, known as orphanage, rescued from their porches

Other on listed primates

Monkeys are exceptional well represented in Uganda. Indeed, Kibale forest boasts the greatest primate variety and density in East Africa, with five or six species likely to be observed over course of one afternoon walk. Elsewhere Mgahinga National Park hosts habituated troops of golden Monkey, while Murchison falls is one of the few East African Strong holds for the spindly, plains-dwelling patas monkey. The fossilized 20 million-year-old bones of morotopithecus, the earliest known ancestor of modern apes and humans, were unearthed in the 1960s near Moroto in Eastern Uganda, and are now housed in the National museum in Kampala

Conclusion: The beautiful attractions you will see while traveling on your Uganda safaris Africa that include the scenery in western Albertine region, the many habitat in the ten National Parks and reserves, the lakes and rivers which were also discovered by Sir Winston Churchill in his book in 1860’s, “My African Journey” for magnificence, for variety of form and color for profusion of brilliant life- plant, bird, insect, reptile, beast – for vast scale……. Uganda Safaris Africa is truly the pearl of Africa.


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