About Beautiful Uganda

Beautiful Uganda
Uganda is endowed with wonderful and great natural resources like rivers, lakes, mountains, flora and fauna, unique wild animals and birds’ species, hospitable people with varied culture and many other features all conducive for tourism. It has an amazing beautiful climate that every tourist would like to enjoy. Uganda is considered by many tourists as the best tourism attraction in the East African region.

George Churchill, the then Prime Minister of Britain, after touring Africa concluded that Uganda was indeed the “Pearl of Africa.”

Main Tourist Attractions

  • River Nile: The River Nile, one of the longest rivers in the world, starts its long journey to the Mediterranean Sea, from Uganda. It is a hub for adventure sports including white water rafting, bungee jumping, angling and kayaking.
  • Lake Victoria: The country is home to Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa and second largest fresh water lake in the world. The lake has beautiful white sand beaches, with cool fresh lake breezes.
  • Mt. Rwenzori: Mt. Rwenzori, considered as the third highest mountain in Africa, is also in Uganda. Although it is along the equator, it has permanent snow covered tops. This is an amazing creations and a wonder. It is long the equator but the snow does not melt. It is suited for all year-round hiking and mountaineering.
  • Murchison Falls: The mighty Murchison Falls found in the Murchison Falls wildlife park (Uganda’s biggest wildlife park), is rightfully referred to as the most spectacular site on the Nile River.
  • Mountain gorillas: More than half of the over 880 still living mountain gorillas in the world are found in Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks in Uganda. Many people including great leaders, top rich people and celebrities from different countries come to Uganda to see gorillas.
  • The big five wild animals: Uganda has the “BIG FIVE” African wildlife animals (Lions, Elephants, Buffalos, Leopards & Rhinos). In addition, Uganda boasts of great varieties of wildlife available in its parks and forests reserves, e.g. Bwindi Gorilla park, Mgahinga Gorilla park, Murchison Falls, Kidepo valley, Lake Mburo, Mount Elgon, Queen Elizabeth, Rwenzori Mountains, Semuliki National Park.
  • Birds: Uganda had over 1,061 species of birds so far recorded. With these bird species, Uganda is considered Africa’s best and most thrilling. Uganda is getting increasing numbers of birders each year.
  • Forests: These are thick rain equatorial forests that are found nowhere in the East Africa region. They include: Mabira, Budongo, Karinju, Kibare, Bwindi and Mgahinga.