African Elephant Trunk Tales | Uganda Wildlife Safari Tours – Travel 256

Since childhood I have had a fascination with Africa’s largest mammal. And I think so has every guest that visits our lodges. Over the years, I’ve had my fair share of “Elephant Moments”, some scary I must admit, but those are really too few to mention. Every moment spent with these amazing animals, be it during a drive or on foot, has been a special … Continue reading African Elephant Trunk Tales | Uganda Wildlife Safari Tours – Travel 256

Top of the Murchison Falls Tour

Once described as the most spectacular thing to happen on the Nile along its 6700km length, the 50m-wide river is squeezed through a 6m narrow gap in the rock and crashes through this narrow gorge with unbelievable power. The 45m waterfall was featured in the Kathrine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart film The African Queen. Murchison Falls was even stronger back then, but in 1962 massive … Continue reading Top of the Murchison Falls Tour

Hiking Mount Sabinyo in Western Uganda | Uganda hiking tours | Hiking in Africa

Climbing Mountain Sabinyo in Mgahinga Gorilla National Par – A Mountain Gorilla Haven This three-in-one ever virgin topped mountain is at an elevation of 3,645 meters above sea level. Its name is accrued to the old man’s teeth tendency of getting off and so is its top getting eroded every now and then leaving back virgin tops every after an erosion peel. This raised upland … Continue reading Hiking Mount Sabinyo in Western Uganda | Uganda hiking tours | Hiking in Africa

Kibale National Park | The Primates Capital of Africa – Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Uganda

Kibale National Park | Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Uganda This primate capital of the world is found in Fort Portal region in true tropical forest of Kibale. In the south of Kibale lays Queen Elizabeth national park, Toro Semuliki wildlife reserve along mountain Rwenzori National Park. It is one of Uganda gratifying park to discover a lot of attraction. It is situated near a peaceful … Continue reading Kibale National Park | The Primates Capital of Africa – Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Uganda

Lake Bunyonyi Is A Natural Wonder of The World – Uganda Safaris & Tours

Lake Bunyonyi ought to be considered one of the natural wonders of the world and, now that I’ve seen it before my own eyes, it’s joined the ranks of my most beloved travel destinations. Believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi is a body of water in southwestern Uganda near the Rwandan border, and one of the country’s top natural treasures. … Continue reading Lake Bunyonyi Is A Natural Wonder of The World – Uganda Safaris & Tours

Uganda Named 3rd Best Birding Destination In Africa By Nature Travel Network

If in the long run you plan on visiting several other African countries as well, 12 days Uganda birding safari here is enough to generate the essential Ugandan birds (Shoebill, the Albertine Rift endemics, Green-breasted Pitta, etc.) plus mammals (especially Mountain Gorillas and Chimps but the country also has magnificent Colobus Monkeys and more). Even 19 days in Uganda would certainly not be wasted! In this … Continue reading Uganda Named 3rd Best Birding Destination In Africa By Nature Travel Network

The Silverback Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

Silverback gorillas live high in the mountains in two protected parks in Africa. They are also referred to as mountain gorillas. Silverback gorillas continually wander through their home ranges of 10 to 15 square miles, feeding and resting throughout the day. Because gorillas are nomadic, they build new nests each day at dusk, constructing them out of bent branches in a tree or of grasses … Continue reading The Silverback Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Uganda

The Kasubi Royal Tombs and two of Uganda’s national parks are recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites: the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Rwenzori Mountains National Park. The Kasubi Royal Tombs: The Unesco World Heritage-listed Kasubi Royal Tombs are of great significance to the Buganda kingdom as the burial place of its kings and royal family. The huge thatched-roof palace was originally built … Continue reading The UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Uganda

UNESCO Director General to retire in Uganda and participate in the development of the precious heritage sites

There is growing interest in Uganda from the rest of the world, with several people choosing to retire and invest in Uganda. The latest is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) director general, Irina Bokova. “People ask me what I will do when I retire, now I know; I will retire in Uganda and participate in the development of the precious heritage … Continue reading UNESCO Director General to retire in Uganda and participate in the development of the precious heritage sites

Uganda is Africa’s Best Birding Destination

Bird Watching in Uganda From the Source of the Nile on Lake Victoria to the snow-capped Rwenzori mountain ranges, the Virunga volcanoes to the desert plains of Karamoja, Uganda is an equatorial country of astonishing and amazing diversity of habitats providing an ultimate Uganda safari experience. This richness is reflected in the ever-burgeoning bird list of over 1000 species. 1000 bird species, some of which … Continue reading Uganda is Africa’s Best Birding Destination