In 2020 – Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa

Posted by on August 4, 2019

2020 is the Year to Discover Uganda and find out why it is the Pearl of Africa

Plan Now – Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa in 2020 – Africa as you imagined it-only better

 2020 is the year to Discover Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. Uganda in 2020 has become Africa’s Premier Primate Destination with more Gorillas and Chimpanzees than any other East African Country.  That, however, is only the beginning of what awaits. Uganda is Home to the ancient River Nile that has its source at Lake Victoria and flows to the North of the country, the fabled snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon, the tallest Mountain Range in all of Africa, Lake Victoria and its hidden tropical islands on Africa’s largest Lake.

Most Tourists visit Uganda because they want to trek Mountain Gorillas at an affordable price. Most never discover what is beyond the Gorilla Highlands which includes Uganda’s Best Kept Secret – the remote Karamoja Region which provides for Kidepo Valley Park, a lost Eden, Africa as it used to be 50 years ago, a region where time seems to have stood still, and you can still discover Africa without the Crowds.

Uganda, Africa condensed into a small Country has received more Tourism and Travel Awards than other countries that make up East Africa.  Lonely Planet, National Geographic in 2013 and 2019, Rough Guides, CNN, the New York Times, the Wanderlust Movement, all have recognized Uganda as a Travel Destination to be considered in 2020.

Visit Uganda in 2020 – it is time to plan to Discover Uganda, which is still the Pearl of Africa. A country unlike any other in all of Africa. Uganda, Africa’s Best English Speaking Country, one of Africa’s Friendliest and most welcoming countries.  Africa’s Most Biodiverse Country with pleasant Holiday Weather all-year-long and the River Nile Runs though it.

In 2020 Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa

Uganda – The Premier Primate Destination – Mountain Gorillas – Chimpanzees – Golden Monkeys

Uganda is the destination of choice for those seeking an encounter in the Wild with the Gentle Giants of the forest. The endangered Mountain Gorillas.that are only found in three countries. Over half of them are located in Primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park.

It is only in Uganda that you can see the Gorillas in two different habitats, the Virunga Volcanoes located in Mgahinga Gorilla Park which became the third must photograph spot in the World and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, an ancient Rainforest that in 2019 was named the most beautiful place in the world by CNN Travel.

Uganda is the only Mountain Gorilla Destination that offers more than one hour with a Gorilla Family with the Gorilla Habituation Experience that allows you 4-hours with the great apes of Uganda.

The reason that Uganda is the country of choice for Gorilla Trekkers is Affordability plus Safety and Security.  Uganda is one of the safest, friendliest, and welcoming countries in Africa.  It is no wonder that Uganda is the Premier Primate Destination.

 Chimpanzees, Uganda has the most Chimpanzees in all of East Africa.  Kibale Forest has been called the Primate Capital of East Africa.  Over 1,500 Chimpanzees inhabit the forest plus 12 other species of primates.  Here you can spend one hour with Chimpanzee Troop on all-day on the Chimpanzee Habituation Experience which is called CHEX.

There are other Chimpanzee Tracking Destinations such as Kalinzu Forest, Budongo Forest, the Kyambura Gorge, and in Semliki National Park and Wild Reserve. There are about 400 Chimpanzees in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, but for Conservation Reasons are not tracked there.

Uganda is the Premier Primate Destination with its Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees. It is also the home of the beautiful Golden Monkeys, the Uganda Mangabey Monkeys. Black and white Colobus Monkeys, red-tailed monkeys,  L’Hoest Monkeys, to name just a few.

If you are planning to visit Uganda in 2020 to see the Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees and other primates, plan now for it. This gives you permit and lodging choices. Something that might not be there in a few months, in 2020 itself.  2020 looks to be a repeat of 2018, and 2019 where permits during the Peak Months were in short supply, or not there at all.

Uganda – more than Primates:

Uganda is home of the Big-7 Gorillas, Chimpanzees plus Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards Hippos, Rhinos, and Uganda is home to the largest endangered Rothschild Giraffe Population in the wild, over 1,000 of them.

Uganda’s Ishasha area in Queen Elizabeth Park to see the rare Tree-Climbing Lions.  In Uganda, you can participate in a Lion Tracking Research experience where you are with researchers from the Uganda Carnivore Project where collared lions and leopards are monitored as to their movement.

You can track rhinos on foot, paddle a canoe, and see the ancient appearing Shoebill Stork.

When it comes to Wildlife Uganda’s Elephant population has dramatically increased in recent years.  In Queen Elizabeth Park, it is back to the 1960s levels.  The endangered Nubian Giraffe (aka Rothchild, Baringo, Uganda Giraffe) population is the largest in Africa. You can see herd exceeding 50 at a time Murchison Falls Park.

The River Nile runs through Uganda and also through Murchison Falls Park, where you can see the most powerful waterfall in the world.  Take a Wildlife Boat Ride on the Nile.

 Uganda is home to one of East Africa’s best-kept secrets in the remote northeast of the country where you can discover Wild Africa as it was 50 years ago In Kidepo Valley Park rated the third-best Park in all of Africa by CNN Travel.

Kidepo Valley Park, remote, unvisited, Africa as it used to be at the time of Ernest  Hemingway and Blixen. A park where less than 20 new visitors enter on a day. A place of abundant wildlife, of authentic Cultural Encounters with ancient Tribes.

Kidepo Valley Park and the. Karamoja region has received a lot of attention, including from Travelers, it, however, remains unvisited due to its remoteness.  It is a park that everyone talks about, but few follow-up and visit.

Kidepo Valley Park is one of 5 Savannah Parks n Uganda it is best combined with Murchison Falls National Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you Trek Rhinos on Foot.

Discover Uganda on Foot – Hikes – Treks – Nature Walks

Hitting the Trails – Climbing the Peaks

When you visit Uganda on a Safari. Is different from anywhere else on the continent.  It is time spent not just on  lengthy game drives, but you are an active participant, not just an observer through a window.

Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa where you get out of the vehicle to explore the Natural Wonder that awaits you here, where you have incredible Moments of Discovery on Foot such as the magical Encounter with the Gentle Giants of the Forest, the Mountain Gorillas. Uganda, where on foot you spend time with our closest cousins in the Wild, the Chimpanzees found in Kibale, Kalinzu, Semliki or Budongo Forest.

Uganda offers you adventures such as climbing one of its dormant or extinct Volcanoes that form its borders both in the East and West of the country such as Mount Elgon, the Virunga Volcanoes, the Mountains that Cook and others,

 For those that love Mountains, there are the Rwenzori Mountains of the moon that are a destination for Mountain climbers but for those that want to explore its foothills, forests, villages along the Rwenzori Mini-Hike at elevations of over 3,000 meters with scenic Wonders long to remember.

Uganda, the country where you will discover one of Africa’s 7-Natural Wonders – the River  Nile has its source, Where you can enjoy Adrenaline Packed Adventures as nowhere else in Africa such as from mild to wild White Water Activities such as rafting.

Jinja is the perfect place to spend a While on the Nile as is Murchison Falls Park, the only Savannah Wildlife with the River Nile running through it and home to the most powerful Waterfall in the World – Murchison Falls where you take a boat Safari and a hike on the Baker Trail to the most powerful waterfall in the world, where the River Nile drops down the Western Rift Escarpment in a display of the power of Nature

Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa in 2020. The African Safari Destination that Outdoor-Enthusiasts, Adventure Travelers, Primate Enthusiasts, Lovers of Nature fall in love with. 

Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa in 2020 with us:

We Know Uganda, we live here and work here. We know what it takes to create successful safari for you based on your wishes and input.  We also know how to implement it.  We know the roads, bridges, latest conditions, permit availability, and most importantly we are flexible, we know how to rescue a safari if your plane is delayed, or a flight is changed.

We are a tour operator, yet before that, we are a people passionate about Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. We want you to discover our Uganda, the Uganda we love and know so well.

Your Advantage in dealing with us, we know what we are talking about, we live here, and you have a lower cost, you are dealing directly with a Ugandan Tour Operator.

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