Uganda is named ‘The Pearl of Africa’. It offers the best of East and West Africa. A combination of animals from the Savannahs and Forests: Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopards, Giraffes, Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Forest Elephants, Forest Buffaloes and Giant Forest Hogs.
Uganda is the country where East and West Africa meet, with Uganda Attractions featuring lush forests inhabited by primates and arid savannahs which are home to a wide array of plains game. Lakes, mountains, tea plantations and waterfalls are some of the landmarks that made an impression on Winston Churchill when he travelled here, leading him to refer to it as “The Pearl of Africa”.
Quick Uganda Travel Info;
UWA Gorilla Permit Cost – $700
Visa required at entry – $50
Health & Security: Stable
Language: English, Swahili
Common Currency: USH & USD
Best time for Uganda Safari: The best wildlife viewing months in Uganda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Uganda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet, and one can’t avoid rain completely.