Uganda travel

Uganda Travel Guide

Welcome to Uganda!

Uganda is located in eastern Africa, on the northern shore of Lake Victoria – the largest lake in Africa. Here are some of highlights of visiting Uganda:

Uganda mountain gorilla facts

Uganda Mountain Gorillas

Uganda is home to more than half of the world's population of mountain gorillas. The largest concentration of these are found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The only way to see these critically endangered animals is on a gorilla trek. Here's how to choose a Uganda gorilla trek.

Read more about mountain gorillas in Uganda.

Ssese Islands Guide

Ssese Islands: Travel Guide

If you are traveling to Uganda, you should consider a trip to the Ssese Islands. You'll see wildlife, scenery and the local culture. The Ssese Islands are located on the massive Lake Victoria – the largest lake in Africa.

Learn more about Uganda's Ssese Islands

Guide to Uganda animals

Animals in Uganda

Uganda is full of mountains, rivers and lakes – making the ideal habitat for an abundance of wildlife. You'll find elephants, 29 species of antelope, rock python, mountain gorillas, cape buffalo, lions, chimpanzees, and more than 1000 species of birds.

Read more about animals in Uganda.

Golden Monkey

12 Facts About the Golden Monkey of Central Africa

In this post, you’ll learn all about Central Africa’s golden monkey. You’ll learn facts, including range, diet, population, social life, communication, and more.

Learn about one of Africa's cutest monkeys.

Things to do in Kampala Uganda

14 Things to Do in Kampala Uganda

Thinking about visiting Kampala while in Uganda? In this post, you’ll learn all about Uganda’s capital city – interesting facts and many things to do in Kampala.

Here are 14 things to do in Kampala Uganda.

Crested crane facts

16 Facts About Uganda's Crested Crane

Learn about the crested crane of Uganda. Facts include population, diet, threats, dancing habits, lifespan, and more. The Crested Crane is a subspecies of the east African Grey-Crowned Crane.

Learn more about the Crested Crane.

Lake Victoria Uganda

What is the Largest Lake in Africa?

Africa has so much to offer a western traveler including world-renowned lakes. Second only to the Great Lakes of North America, the Great Lakes of the East African Rift Valley offer stunning vistas and unique wildlife.

Here are Africa's 9 largest lakes compared.

Places to visit in Uganda

26 Beautiful Places to Visit in Uganda

Often called the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda is a country jam-packed with breathtaking scenery, natural wonders, exotic wildlife and fascinating culture.

See all 26 of the best places to visit in Uganda.

Uganda gorilla trek

How to Choose a Uganda Gorilla Trek

Planning your Uganda gorilla trek? Perfect! In this post, you’ll learn what to expect, the best time to go, prices, and how to choose. You'll also learn about the three best gorilla safaris in Uganda.

Read more: How to choose your Uganda gorilla trek

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Gorilla safaris in Uganda

A young mountain gorilla hanging out in the Ugandan forest. Learn more about mountain gorillas.

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