Uganda

Sipi Falls, Uganda

Sipi Falls, Uganda

Sipi Falls is a showstopper, and arguably the most beautiful waterfall in all of Uganda. These days it’s much more accessible than it used to be via one of the best roads in the country. Lying about 55km north of Mbale, in the foothills of Mt Elgon and not far from...
Things to do in Uganda

Things to do in Uganda

Officially known as the Republic of Uganda, Uganda is a landlocked country located in East Africa. It is bordered in the east by Kenya, in the north by South Sudan, in the west by the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo), in the southwest by Rwanda, and in the south...
Lake Victoria, East Africa

Lake Victoria, East Africa

‘Nam Lolwe’ in Luo and ‘Victoria Nyanza’ in Buntu, Lake Victoria was named after Queen Victoria by an officer of the British Indian Army, John Hanning Speke. With an enormous size of 69,480 square kilometres, Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. Located in...
Kampala

Kampala

The capital and biggest city of Uganda, Kampala, is located close by to Lake Victoria’s shores. The city is very colourful and vibrant, and is rich in history. It is situated on numerous hills, each encompassing a significant government or religious structure. The...
Protecting the Mountain Gorilla

Protecting the Mountain Gorilla

The number of mountain gorillas in the wild is dwindling. This is due to various factors. They have lost their habitat due to the increasing number of the human population that have encroached on their land. Many have been poached for their hands, heads and feet that...
Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda

Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda

A few million years ago Lake Bunyonyi was a volcano. Today it’s the deepest crater lake in Uganda and one of the few lakes in the country that is Bilharzia-free. It’s around 1980m above sea level, and bird lovers would love this place. Over 200 species of birds can be...
Kabale, Uganda

Kabale, Uganda

On your way to tracking gorillas at Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks, you’ll overnight at either Kabale, a small rural town in south-western Uganda, or Lake Bunyonyi nearby. Because of these places’ popularity, lots of accommodation is on offer. At Kabale, the...
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