Jinja and Sipi falls

Jinja and Sipi falls

Source of River Nile - Jinja Jinja town is the adventure capital of Uganda. Anyone who has sought an adventurous trip in Uganda has first considered Jinja before any other place. This choice is simplified with the existence of the Source of the Nile. There are other sources beyond Lake Victoria and Uganda that have claimed to be the rightful sources of the great Nile waters but even if they were right, none of them fits the claim as the Source of the Nile in Jinja. According to John Speke, the first Europe...

Jinja outdoor adventures

Jinja outdoor adventures

The River Nile in Uganda-One of Africa's 7 Natural Wonders - the River - has its most known and significant source in Jinja – eastern Uganda. The Nile starts its flow right at the edge of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, simmering through the lush & verdant countryside of Jinja while creating along a series of spectacular rapids and waterfalls. The part of the Nile in Jinja, right from the Lake Victoria, has become a source of thrilling adventures and wonderful experiences, to the effect tha...

Shoebill stork-Mabamba

Shoebill stork-Mabamba

Mabamba Swamp where shoebill storks are found. The Swamp is found just outside of Kampala city about 1hr:20minutes of drive time with access on Masaka or Entebbe road. Mabamba swamp is an arm of lake Victoria connecting the main fishing village of Busi Island. The swamp lies near a relatively small village of Kasanje town with a few hills sarrounding the entire swamp with fishing as the main activity catching mostly Tilapia and lungfish in the small streams of the mainly papyrus grass covered swamp. Most of...

National Parks Uganda

National Parks Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and is situated along the Democratic Republic of Congo border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Great Rift Valley and a 9-10hrs drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, It also comprises of 331 square kilometres of jungle forests and contains both montane and lowland ...

Rwenzori Mountain N.Park

Rwenzori Mountain N.Park

Rwenzori Mountain - Uganda. Rwenzori Mountain is located in south western Uganda in Kasese comprising of Mount Stanley with 5,109m high as the highest peak, Mount Speke 4,890m high, Mount Baker 4,843m high, Mount Emin 4,798m high, Mount Gessi 4,715m high, and Mount Luigi di Savoia 4,627m high. Mount Stanley is the largest with many summits and Margherita peak being the highest point. The Rwenzori mountain ranges is pided by the Uganda - Congo boundary going through the highest peak of Mt.Stanley. The Mountain...

Bwindi National Park

Bwindi National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park is famous for gorilla tracking or trekking. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and is situated along the Democratic Republic of Congo border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Great Rift Valley and a 9-10hrs drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, It also comprises of 331 square kilometres of ...

Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park

Kibale National Park in Uganda is famous for the Chimpanzee tracking and Habituation. Kibale National Park is a national park in western Uganda protecting moist evergreen rain forest. The park was created in 1993 to protect a large area of forest previously managed as a logged Forest Reserve (gazetted in 1932). The park adjoins with Queen Elizabeth National Park and is an important eco-tourism and safari destination, popular for its population of habituated chimpanzees and 12 other species of primates. The ...

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park in western uganda where you can find giraffes, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles, zebras, elands and many other antelopes. Lake Mburo National Park is located in Mbarara District in western Uganda. The park is situated about 30 kilometres (19 mi), by road, east of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region. This location is approximately 240 kilometres (150 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The park has a variety of animals such as the newly introduced gi...

Murchison falls N.Park

Murchison falls N.Park

Murchison falls National Park is Uganda's biggest wildlife park where you find lions, elephants, crocodiles, hippos, buffalos, giraffes, jackson's heartbeats, waterbucks, warthogs, oribis and chimpanzees in Budongo forest. Murchison Falls National Park the largest National Park in Uganda is located in the North western part of Uganda at 3840sq km; A 5-6hrs drive will take you through the main Gate at Kichumbanyobo gate, and will be welcomed by the shying away baboons through kaniyo Pabidi forest which is also ...

Queen Elizabeth N.Park

Queen Elizabeth N.Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in southwestern Uganda. It occupies an area of 764 square miles (1,978 square km) in a region of rolling plains east of Lake Edward and foothills south of the Rwenzori Mountains. The park is named after Queen Elizabeth II and was established in 1952.the park is known for its wildlife; among the species are hippopotamuses, elephants, leopards, lions and chimpanzees. It is now home to 95 species of mammals and over 500 species of birds. The area around Ishasha in the sout...

Kidepo Valley N.Park

Kidepo Valley N.Park

Kidepo Valley National park is Located in the North Eastern part of Uganda on the Boarder of Uganda and Sudan. The park measures a distance of 1,442 sq-km and boasts of a great number of animal species more than any other park in Uganda. The park's Game viewing is far the best with lots of game like the bush duikers, leopards, cheatahs, strped hyenas, lesser kudus, buffaloes, jackals, lots of antelopes, bush babies and lots more Game, not to missed are the ostriches. Kidepo Valley boasts of great hiking adve...

Mountain Elgon N.Park

Mountain Elgon N.Park

Mountain Elgon which is the forth highest mountain in East Africa, (locally known as Masaba) is found in the Eastern part of Uganda around 238km on the Kampala-Jinja Highway through Mbale town to Kapchorwa. The mountain borders Uganda in the east and to the west in Kenya. It is an extinct volcano reaching 4321m high the park has magnificent waterfalls, caves, gorges, and hotsprings. It is also excellent for hiking there are no major technical climbing skills required and all major peaks are accessible to hikersth...

Rhino tracking Ziwa

Rhino tracking Ziwa

Rhino tracking is done at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on the Kampala-Gulu Highway. Ziwa Rhino sanctuary is the home to the White Rhinos located about 175km on the Kampala Gulu Highway at Nakitoma Town centre and are the only Wild Rhinos in Uganda.The civil un-rest in Uganda in the 1970's brought the Rhinos to extinction due to hunting,poaching,and increase in human population,the Rhino numbers decreased severely.it is said that the last Rhino in Uganda was seen in 1983. Today the Rhino sanctuary has 10 Rhin...

Source of the nile

Source of the nile

The source of the Nile is found in Jinja town which is the adventure capital of Uganda. Anyone who has sought an adventurous trip in Uganda has first considered Jinja before any other place. This choice is simplified with the existence of the Source of the Nile. There are other sources beyond Lake Victoria and Uganda that have claimed to be the rightful sources of the great Nile waters but even if they were right, none of them fits the claim as the Source of the Nile in Jinja. According to ...

sipi falls

sipi falls

Sipi water falls is found in Eastern Uganda about 276km from the Capital Kampala in the district of Kapchorwa in the North East of Sironko and Mbale districts. The sipi area comprises of 3-water falls that lie on the edge of Mountain Elgon and the kenyan boarder the area has got a cooler cooler climate all year round than most parts of the country.sipi falls offers a number of activities like the famous Sipi water falls visits,Rock climbing,Nature walk,coffee farming tours,caves visit and birding.it is...

Ngamba Island

Ngamba Island

Ngamba Island situated on a 95 hectare of forested Island on Lake Victoria originated from a fishing village, which fostered to the establishment of the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in 1998 by a number of local and international organizations with the aim of providing a safe haven for the orphaned and rescued chimpanzees. The chimpanzees are rescued by the Uganda wildlife Authority (UWA) from poachers and because they are unlikely to survive if reintroduced back into their natural homes, Ngamba Island is...

chimpanzee tracking

chimpanzee tracking

Chimpanzee tracking and habituation in Uganda. Chimpanzees sometimes called Chimps are members of the Hominidae family which includes Gorillas, Humans, and Orangutans. it is said by scientists that Chimpanzees are the closest living relatives to Humans with 99% identical DNA between human beings and chimpanzees. the brain of a chimpanzee is less than one third the size of the human brain. A fully grown male Chimpanzees is said to measure up to 1.7meters high (5.6ft) when standing and can weigh up...

gorilla tracking bwindi

gorilla tracking bwindi

Gorilla trekking/tracking in Uganda is done in Bwindi Impenetrable forest  and Mgahinga National Parks found in south western Uganda.Bwindi Impenetrable National park is about 540Km from kampala and Mgahinga National Park about  572km from Kampala.Gorilla tracking is mainly done in Bwindi forest due to it's first inception in 1993 of Gorilla tracking in Uganda  thus capturing most attention of the worldwide Market for Gorila tracking in Uganda.this included building lodges around bwind...

Bunyonyi,Ruboni & L.Katwe

Bunyonyi,Ruboni & L.Katwe

Lake Bunyonyi Kabale Lake Bunyonyi is believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa with its deepest end approximately 900m. The lake is 24 kilometer long and 7km wide covering an area of 61 square kilometers. Lake Bunyonyi is dotted with 29 Islands. The most prominent of theses include: The Akampene Island also known as the punishment island, it is believed that at this Island the Bakiga people used to leave girls that got pregnant before marriage so that they would die of hunger or drown if they tried to s...

Lake Bunyonyi Kabale

Lake Bunyonyi Kabale

Lake Bunyonyi is believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa with its deepest end approximately 900m. The lake is 24 kilometer long and 7km wide covering an area of 61 square kilometers. Lake Bunyonyi is dotted with 29 Islands. The most prominent of theses include: The Akampene Island also known as the punishment island, it is believed that at this Island the Bakiga people used to leave girls that got pregnant before marriage so that they would die of hunger or drown if they tried to swim back as a way of...

Ruboni Cultural Visit

Ruboni Cultural Visit

Ruboni community on the slopes of Rwenzori Mountain This is found in Kasese District in Bugoye Sub-county 17km from the main tarmac road that continues to Kasese. The Ruboni Cultural Visit is done out side of the Rwenzori Mountain with in the Bakonzo Community that lives on the slopes and the Hills sarrounding Mountain Rwenzori. The bakonzo people were culturely Hunters and lived in the mountains they are known to be polygamous. The cultural visit around involves Nyambuku Hill climbing which is about 2000m h...

Lake Katwe-Kasese

Lake Katwe-Kasese

Lake Katwe is found in South western part of Uganda in Kasese district and is sarrounded by Queen Elizabeth National Park and is mainly dominated by goegraphical features which consist of ancient hard volcanic rocks and gentle slopeswith explosive crater lakes and a rift valley. Lake katwe is a traditional salt mining lake formed through volcanic eruption about 10,000 years ago. The local community extract rock salt from the main lake to the landing area where it is dried for sales. With the trip at Lake Katw...

Lake Victoria-Uganda

Lake Victoria-Uganda

Lake Victoria Lake Victoria is one of African great lakes which was named after Queen Elizabeth Victoria of England who was sent by reins of England, the lake is relatively young by 400,000years and was formed when westward flowing rivers were dammed by an up thrown crustal block. It's also one of the world's largest tropical lake second to superior lake in North America. Lake Victoria has different local names (in Luganda it's called Nalubale, Nam lolwe in luo and Nyanzi in Kinyarwanda). It receives water from...

ssese island kalangala

ssese island kalangala

Ssese Islands are found in Uganda with the main island of Bugala attracting many visitors because of its white sand beaches and great forestry scenary. The Ssese Islands comprise of 84 islands all located around Lake Victoria in Uganda. The islands are found in the Kalangala District area in the southern Central part of Uganda. The Ssese islands occupy the northwestern corner of Lake Victoria also the second largest lake in the world. Most touristic activities together with government offices and Kalangala Dis...

Wildlife in Uganda

Wildlife in Uganda

Wildlife in Uganda, Animals, Birds, Trees, Grass etc The Ugandan tourism and wildlife is Composed of lots of beautiful landscapes mostly in the country side with abundant flora and fauna and this is not only found in National Parks but i should say every where from all corners of the country. Whether you come into Uganda through Entebbe Airport or through the various boarders around, you will be mesmerized by the beauty of Africa's Pearl - Uganda. Every one looking for a life time Holiday / Safari, business m...

Lions in Uganda

Lions in Uganda

Lions in Uganda and where they are found. Lions are among a few big cats found Uganda's National Parks and it is among the most wanted to be seen animal while on game drive. Research made by our team at African Adventure travellers indicates that 90% of most clients from all Tour Companies will ask their drivers to look for lions. And there will always be big excitement on spotting the King of the jungle, after the lion, the demand goes on to the Leopard. A fully grown lion will normally weigh between 150-2...

Giraffes of Uganda

Giraffes of Uganda

The Rothschilds Giraffes in Uganda. The Giraffe is the tallest animal we have in Uganda's National Parks. There are however different species of Giraffes in the world, Uganda has the Rothschilds type of Giraffe which can measure between 5-6 meters high with an average weight of about 1200kgs for the males and 850kgs for the females. Males are slightly larger than females. Giraffes often stay in open savannah grass lands with lots of whistling acaccia plants from which they selectively browse for better leaves. A...

Elephants of Uganda

Elephants of Uganda

The African Elephants in Uganda Elephants are the largest wild animals in the world which are also found in Uganda's National Parks. Also called the African/ Savannah Elephant, they can leave in the wild for between 50-70 years but some elephants can grow up to the age of 80 years. A fully grown savannah elephant in Uganda will weigh between 3500kgs to 12000kgs. Females are known to be slightly smaller than males, a baby elephant (calf) will normally weigh about 105kgs after the long gestation period of the moth...

Buffaloes of Uganda

Buffaloes of Uganda

Buffaloes in Uganda's National Parks The African Buffaloes are found in most of Uganda's National Parks and stays mostly in open savannah grass lands. But also likes to keep in swampy areas where they flock during hot temperatures to cool off and drink some water. A fully grown Savannah is normally black and dark brown as it ages and will normally weigh about 500-910 kgs with males being slightly larger than females. Calves are known to have redish hairs which later turns black as they grow. Male buffaloes ...

Topis Uganda

Topis Uganda

Topis - Under the Antelope species The Topi is in the family of the antelopes. With lyre-shaped thick and heavily ringed horns about 21inches long. When seen physically, topis have dark-mask coloration on their face and reddish brown bodies with dark purple patches on their upper legs, elongated heads with a hump on the base of the neck. They are about 150 - 200cm to the shoulders. You can distinguish their sex from the size and colour because the male tend to be larger and darker than the female. In motion, the...

Sezibwa falls

Sezibwa falls

The Ssezibwa Falls are on the Ssezibwa River. Ssezibwa River flows from the wetlands between L. Victoria and L. Kyoga, West of Victoria Nile in Buikwe District northwards through Mukono District into Lake Kyoga in Kayunga District. The falls are about seven meters high and with the sweet hissing sound created by the falling water forms beautiful scenery. This is complemented by the natural vegetation cover and the undulating and steep rocks over which the waters fall. The site has several bird species which...

Gorillas,Chimps & Rhinos

Gorillas,Chimps & Rhinos

Gorilla tracking bwindi Gorilla tracking in Uganda is done in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mgahinga National Parks found in south western Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable National park is about 540Km from kampala and Mgahinga National Park about 572km from Kampala. Gorilla tracking is mainly done in Bwindi forest due to it's first inception in 1993 of Gorilla tracking in Uganda thus capturing most attention of the worldwide Market for Gorila tracking in Uganda.this included building lodges around bwindi and late...

Mabira forest

Mabira forest

Mabira Forest - One of Uganda's Birding site The Mabira forest Reserve is located approximately 56km East of Uganda's capital city Kampala on the main Kampala - Jinja high way in the district of Buikwe. The Mabira forest lies on an area of about 300sqkm of land and was gazzetted as a forest reserve in 1932 and is still home to many forest inhabitants like many primates. The Mabira is a natural Habitat forest and boats of more than 312 species of trees including the endangered Cordia Milllenii, Mililia Exclesa...

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is one of African great lakes which was named after Queen Elizabeth Victoria of England who was sent by reins of England, the lake is relatively young by 400,000years and was formed when westward flowing rivers were dammed by an up thrown crustal block. It's also one of the world's largest tropical lake second to superior lake in North America. Lake Victoria has different local names (in Luganda it's called Nalubale, Nam lolwe in luo and Nyanzi in Kinyarwanda). It receives water from direct rainf...

Kazinga Channel

Kazinga Channel

Kazinga channel is a natural channel of about 32km and a natural channel connecting lake George from the East about 2.4m and lake Edward from the west which is 2000km and also known as the main fresh water lake in Uganda. The water flows from Ruwenzori Mountain North George through kazinga channel and west of Lake Edward. Kazinga channel is the main vein and dominant feature of Queen Elizabeth National park which can also offer the best view in the park. Kazinga channel is one of the world's largest concentrat...

Semuliki National Park

Semuliki National Park

Semuliki National Park is made up of the far-flung western side of the Rwenzori as the easternmost extension of the immense Ituri forest of the Congo basin prevails in the extreme west of Uganda to form the park. The forest forms a continuum along the Democratic Republic of Congo-Uganda border that is in the western arm of the East African rift valley. With its rich flora, fauna and bio-diversity, it is one of the few most ancient forests that survived the last ice age about 12-18,000 years ago. The park has en...

Antelopes in Uganda

Antelopes in Uganda

The Antelopes The antelope has a wide range of species, more of them being native to Africa more than any other continent. East Africa has got 20-35 species of antelopes co-occurring over its savannahs. There are 29 species of them in the different National Parks and game reserves of Uganda. Among these, we have the eland, greater Kudu, Jackson's hartebeest, waterbuck, the semi-aquatic sitatunga, Grant's gazelle, the Uganda Kob, Oribi, Topi and more. They can be distinguished by their size, colour, horns, and ot...

Rhinos Uganda

Rhinos Uganda

Rhinoceros - (Rhinos) The rhinoceros, also known as the rhino is one of the animals that are known to be endangered. The white rhinos also known as the square-lipped rhinos are divided into two sub-species, the southern white rhinoceros and the Northern rhinoceros. The northern white rhinos being critically endangered as there are only 3 that exist in captivity. The southern white rhinos, on the other hand have a bigger population of about 20,405 as of 2013. The physical appearance of a rhino is quite unique,...

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