Gifted by nature, Uganda lies on the Northern Shores of L. Victoria.
Uganda ranks among the top ten in the world in terms of the variety of its mammal groups. For example, by comparison with the UK, Uganda supports five times more bird species, six times as many mammals, ten times as many reptiles and amphibians and three times the number of plant species. It is also the source of the Great River Nile and Africa’s largest fresh water lake, the mighty Victoria also known as Nalubale and a great variety of landscape, including arid plains, rolling Savannah , lush tropical forest to mention but a few. Extending north-south for some 110 kilometers (68 miles) and rising to over 5000 meters (16400ft.) which is Uganda’s impressive Rwenzori range which is of most interest to adventure travelers. Such is Uganda’s potential in Africa that the former British Premier, Sir Winston Churchill after his many journeys across the length and width of the African continent, concluded that the country (Uganda) was indeed the Pearl of Africa! His verdict did not only describe the wealth of Uganda’s resources, but also the peaceful environment and social system in which the people of Uganda lived.[netinsert=0.0.1.12.2.1.1]
Uganda’s enchantment is found in sparkling lakes, misty mountains, baffling forests and game-rich national parks and wildlife reserve. The country bestrides the equator and presents visitors with a lovely climate. It has traditionally been under the influence of powerful kingdoms, from the Egyptians to the warring tribes of Bunyoro-Kitara and the Buganda, then through British colonization and finally independence in 1962.
The people of Uganda offer travelers a traditional, warm reception and hospitality. Its people have a rich cultural heritage, uniting different ethnicities. Uganda is a country that is relatively ‘undiscovered’ by tourism, as of now, and this benefits those who do visit. English is Uganda’s official language. The country presents a unique charm in its beautiful landscape, unique wildlife like tree climbing lions, Elands, Topiz, Elephants, Rhinos, Zebras and primates like the endangered mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Colobus monkeys among others.
African Secrets provide a variety of gorilla trekking tours and wildlife safaris, cultural tours, mountaineering, honeymoon packages, birding safaris, and Uganda safari among others. Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking safaris can be combined with the Savannah game of Queen Elizabeth National Park and the tree climbing lions of Ishasha to provide a fantastic wildlife holiday.
African Secrets is not the biggest but the Best Uganda Travel company, with tours and safaris to the rest of East Africa.
At African Secrets …
“ Quality travel packages are never an accident; they are always a result of high intentions, sincere effort from tours’ specialists, intelligent direction and skillful execution and guidance; they represent the wise choice from the many alternatives. ”
Explore Uganda with African Secrets, you will never regret.
We also offer Kenya safaris packages and Wildlife tours.