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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…
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When is the Best Time to go to East Africa?

The question of “When is the best time to go to East Africa?” is a question we get asked a lot. Thanks to the size and unique areas in East Africa this means that it is a year round destination. Here we highlight the best time to visit certain areas. Best times to visit Tanzania: […]

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All you need to know about Gorilla Trekking in Africa

If you have not had the opportunity of trekking through Africa’s dense, dank forests and coming across a group of lazing gorillas, on an African safari then you have not experienced the very best of what Africa has to offer. Africa is filled with millions of beautiful animals, many of which you can easily come […]

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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 by Tanzania. The southern portion […]

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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…
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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 city is…
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Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

The Queen Elizabeth National Park is by far the most well-loved tourist destination in Uganda.  It is situated in the western portion of the country, spread across the regions of Kasese, Kamwenge, Bushenyi and Rukungiri, and is the capital as well as the biggest city…
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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 are sold as ashtrays and souvenirs. Occasionally snares […]

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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…
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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 Kampala road from…
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