Uganda Tours

The pearl of Africa is indeed an unequalled destination because first and foremost the country is politically stable and the welcoming nature of people in the country gives visitors confidence that they are safe and protected while in this country. Not forgetting about the fascinating nature this country has that attracts people from all over the world.

Gorilla trekking in Uganda

Undoubtedly the main tourist attraction in the pearl of Africa are the rare magnificent and extinct apes commonly found in Uganda and rare in other countries. These mountain gorillas have half of their population sheltered in this country which calls for travelers all over the world to witness them, in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga

National Parks

All travelers need are gorilla permits that give them consent to track these glorious apes through creaking and slapping branches in the lush greenery of these forests and spend a moment with them to have a feel of an hour in the lives of mountain gorillas up close in their natural habitat.

When to visit Uganda?

The climate of Uganda is to a greater extent tropical but semi-arid in northern parts of the country. The country has generally two rainy seasons with one stretching from March to May and another from September to December.

The northern region experiences a peculiar type of climate apart from the rest of the country as it has one rainy season spreading from March to October. Southern region is the coldest therefore tourists interested in exploring areas like Mgahinga should be aware that the nights are perhaps artic but charmingly dry during day. June and July are the driest months in the south but it’s not a surprise that it constitutes rains in the north. May and November are the coldest months and on average has temperatures of about 7°C at night. The country is generally warm with temperatures of about 25-29°C on average with both cold and warm weather depending on the region.

Most tourist activities are preferably done during dry seasons and although it is excessively hot and dry sometimes, it’s tolerable hence travelers shouldn’t think twice about making reservations for any tourist activity in the pearl of Africa.

Uganda’s rich history

The history of Uganda cannot be wholly ended with just a few words but a glimpse of it provides a clear view and understanding into the captivating and pristine pearl of Africa. The country has its history scoping into the separate past times of tribes and monarchs in Uganda getting travelers to realize how fascinating and dazzling the history about this country is.

Uganda’s history is rich with information from various generations ranging from the pre- colonial times where it is believed that it was occupied by Bantu speaking people who widely practiced agriculture and iron smelting, colonial times between 1894 and 1961 under the British protectorate.

Later the country acquired its independence, and the period between 1962 and 197 was under Sir Edward Muteesa 1 as the first president but didn’t last long until Milton Obote took over. The country after independence witnessed numerous presidents while others spent just a few months and they were later over thrown.


1. Queen Elizabeth National Park

The dazzling beauty of this national park puts it straight forward for tourists that it’s indeed better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. This park is the epitome of beauty because it takes travelers on cloud nine with captivating activities and sites that travelers encounter on a game safari including equator, Edward and George lakes that are linked by Kazinga channel, views of the towering mountains of Rwenzori, Katwe explosion crater not leaving out the enchanting wildlife.

2. Murchison Falls National Park

This National Park is worthy of praise as it’s home to the most powerful waterfalls in the world. Other than witnessing the ground surrounding waterfalls trembling due to pressure, tourists can as well enjoy abundant wildlife like leopards, lions, giraffes to mention but a few.

3. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

It cannot be gorilla trekking if it’s not undertaken from this verdant and flourishing forest which is habitat for over 50% of these majestic mountain gorillas. The lushness of this forest enables these apes to dwell peacefully in their natural habitat in groups lead by dominant silver backs.

Gorilla trekking is the most popular activity in this park but travelers can also enjoy bird watching, viewing other wildlife encompassed in this forest.

4. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

If you fail to make it to Bwindi, Mgahinga also provides tourists with a chance to meet mountain gorillas in their natural habitats, although it has fewer gorilla families compared to the latter.

Mgahinga is the only national park where silver meets gold, and this term stemmed from the presence of both gorillas and dazzling golden monkeys found in this National Park. It offers more beyond just silver and gold; therefore, travelers have a chance to meet different kinds of bird species, mammals, reptiles and other activities while in the park.

5. Kidepo Valley National Park

Most of Uganda’s national parks are tropical forests but the uniqueness of Kidepo is that it’s in the far north and has predominantly a semi-arid type of climate. Wildlife species including buffaloes, lions, zebras, spotted hyenas, cheetahs and over 450 bird species.