There is more to Uganda than wildlife: The mighty Nile and longest river in the world, with it’s spectacular Murchison Falls, the setting for some of the world’s best white-water rafting with its main source being Lake Victoria.. There are the snow-capped mountains of the Rwenzori, and the Virunga Volcanoes and Mount Elgon, both with a lot of hiking opportunities through a beautiful scenery. Uganda has a few beautiful big lakes like Lake Victoria. The official language of Uganda is English.
Uganda is a tropical country and much of it lies on the African plateau between 900-1,500 meters above sea level. This gives Uganda a nice tropical climate. The hottest months are from December to February. The rainy seasons are from April to May and October to November. Uganda can be visited throughout the year.
Numerous historic places, religious and cultural sites, rich culture including Karamajong tribe of Northern Eastern Uganda and the ten richly blessed national parks with beautiful sceneries make Uganda a prime safari destination for a remarkable Safari.
Uganda is well watered and fertile, almost 25% of the country is covered with water. Lake Victoria is shared by Uganda with Kenya and Tanzania. Lake Albert, Lake Edward and Lake George lie on the border with Congo (DRC).
Uganda harbors over 400 mountain gorillas that totals to over half of world’s mountain gorilla population in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park situated South west of Uganda. The Ruwenzori Mountains is the best place for your adventure Hiking and is the largest block and Uganda’s tallest mountain, formed as a result of faulting and just along the equator.