Uganda Safaris Africa
Our purpose is to make sure you get the best out of your safari tours to Uganda and Rwanda.We specialize in arranging gorilla safaris to Bwindi. Our wildlife safaris cover visits to National parks such as Murchison falls , Kibale, Kidepo, Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth in Uganda. We have handled a large number of clients over the years, something that makes us well experienced in gorilla tours, chimpanzee trekking, birdwatching and cultural safaris, hiking vacations, white water rafting and nature guided walks. With the improvement in tourism as well as tourist arrivals, Uganda is increasingly becoming a preferred destination for African safaris. A trip to Uganda will enable you see the mountain gorillas, the tree climbing lions, Rwenzori mountains, Uganda Kobs, variety of birds, elephants and so much more that you can do a game viewing safari.
Found in the Eastern part of the African continent is the location of the “Pearl of Africa” according to Winston Churchill in 1907 when he visited Uganda. Uganda got her independence in 1962, her capital City is Kampala. One of the friendliest Capital cities in East Africa as far as Kenya and Tanzania are concerned. Blessed with one of the best climates amongst all the continents in the world, Uganda is crossed by the equator making it one of the most beautiful countries in the continent with the greenest lands hence savanna pastures.
Uganda has so many scenery that are so striking and beautiful natural resources to offer crammed into what we call tourism, where you will find stunning destinations like National Parks, the splendid weather, the unbelievably beautiful Mammals where you will find that she is blessed with the highest concentration of primates on earth, including the majestic mountain gorilla, chimpanzee, that you will see up close when you make the trip to the country, the source of the enormous Nile that offers the best white-water rafting in the world. Uganda is home-based to the uppermost mountain range in the continent for example the Mountains of the Moon found in one of the beautiful National Parks, that is Rwenzori National Park.
Allusion to Uganda, when anyone talks about this beautiful country today and the first thing they’ll think of is Idi Amin the incredible and creative leader who opened Uganda to the outside world, through constructing a Railway line that eased transportation. But the big man died in exile in 2003. Uganda is a country that has a composition of a variety of splendid fresh food. Stability has returned to most parts of the country and tourists are welcomed with open arms section. Despite the trials and tribulations of the past, Ugandans have weathered the storm remarkably well. Ugandans will willingly offer heart-warming hospitality up and down the country, their ubiquitous smile supplemented by “Hello Mzungu!”
One of the most incredible things about Uganda is that you can be visit the country at any time of year since the biggest percentage of the country enjoys the perfect tropical climate. The hottest months are from December to February, otherwise the rest of the months have relatively cool weather with a little rainfall here and there and then.
Country Currency and International
The Ugandan shilling (USh) is a relatively stable currency. Cash can be changed easily at major banks and foreign exchange (forex) bureaus. The forex bureaus compromise to some extent healthier exchange rates than the banks. At both banks and forex bureaus, small of any type of currency be it US dollar bills or Euros; among others attract a much lower exchange rate than do big notes. Exchange rates in Kampala and at the International airport that is Entebbe airport have up to 15% better than is the case elsewhere in the country. Today, some banks offer visa card transactions for example Barclay’s bank, Crane Bank, just to mention but a few.
When you are to visit our beautiful country, you are requiring having a visa. However, the good thing is that you can acquire the Visas are available at all major border crossings, International Airports mainly Entebbe International Airport. For a single or a double-entry visas lawful for up to 3 months cost US$30/60 and US$20/40 if you have student ID which is meant to last 48-hour transit visas cost US$15. On the other hand you can have your visa extended at the immigration offices along Jinja Road, East of central Kampala.
Uganda is blessed with a wide range of wildlife for example Tree climbing Lions, Elephants, Hippos, Giraffes, Birds, Bush pigs, just to mention but a few. More to that, she is blessed with a variety of mammals, to be a little more specific on the number of mammals, it is over 500 species habituated in Uganda alone. The country has an amazing diversity; and with the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary, the beautiful big five can all be found in the country at anyone destination you may so fit take up as shown on our website.
Home to more than half the world’s mountain gorillas, here in Uganda, you can view these beautiful creatures in their natural environment at anyone of the main destination for visitors. In addition to this, Uganda has quite a number of chimpanzees and there are numerous dwellings where you can go have a one on one with them. Records show that the country is blessed with over 1000 species inside its small borders of Uganda and she is one of the best bird-watching destinations in the world.