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Kalinzu Forest

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Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve: Activities include; Chimpanzee Trekking | Guided Nature Walks | Bird Watching | Wildlife Viewing Kalinzu Forest is located in Bushenyi district in the southwest of Uganda and one of the dense forest tourists should explore on their visit to Uganda for chimpanzee trekking safari and forest walks. The forest lies about ...

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Silverback Gorilla

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Silverback Gorilla is famously known as the leader of mountain gorilla families in the national parks of Africa that inhabit gorillas and they include Democratic Republic of Congo’ Virunga National park, Rwanda’s volcanoes national park, Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Mgahinga National park of Uganda. Mgahinga National park and Bwindi Impenetrable National park are found ...

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How easy is Gorilla trekking?

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How easy is Gorilla trekking? Mountain gorillas inhabit in Virunga National park in Democratic Republic of Congo, Volcanoes national park in Rwanda, Mgahinga national park in Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National park. The gorilla permits in Rwanda 1500 USD, Uganda costs 700 USD, Democratic Republic of Congo 400 USD. Tour operators are responsible to book for ...

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Bwindi Forest Uganda

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Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park is situated in the south western sides of Uganda on the border of Congo and it is close to the border of Virunga National park at the edges of the Albertine Rift. Bwindi lies on 340 sq. kilometers of the lowland forest and montane, it is also a world heritage ...

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How Long Does Gorilla Trekking Take In Bwindi

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How long does gorilla trekking take in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park, Mgahinga gorilla National park in Uganda, Volcanoes National park in Rwanda and Virunga National park of Congo are the rainforest areas where mountain gorillas are found in the entire world. Mountain gorilla trekking gives a chance to the travelers to walk through the ...

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10 Facts about Mountain Gorilla Trekking

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Facts on Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Africa (Uganda, Rwanda & DR. Congo)                       Mountain Gorilla Trekking has a lot of facts rather than the known exhilarating safari activity. When visiting the amazing mountain gorilla in the park you will appreciate the uniqueness of the gorillas in ...

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Attractions in Bwindi impenetrable national park

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Bwindi Park is a heritage site with a number of attractions; listed under UNESCO and located in south western parts of Uganda, Bwindi Park is the most attractive tourist destinations in the whole world. The park has various tourist attractions and they include; Mountain gorillas Mountain gorillas is the famous attraction that is found in ...

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Hiking in Bwindi

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Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is the most attractive park for hiking and mountain gorilla trekking is one of its activity which makes popular in the entire world. Bwindi is located in the south west parts of Uganda and it lies on 331 sq. kilometers, it is under a UNESCO World Heritage site.  The park ...

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Gorilla Family in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Gorilla family in Bwindi: The park is found in south western Uganda and is a natural UNESCO world heritage which is in the rift valley of Kanungu district. Bwindi is a biologically diverse rainforest that lies on an altitude range of 2607m and 1160m above the sea level. Bwindi was first gazetted as a national park ...

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New Gorilla Family in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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New gorilla family addition in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: Muyambi gorilla family is an addition in the park since April 2020. These newly added gorilla families were warmly welcomed by the respective families.  On 1st May 2020, nshongi gorilla family got one newly born infant. This newly Nshogi born infant was born by Kabagyenyi ...

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Reasons Why Gorilla Trekking Is For One Hour

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There are many reasons why gorilla trekking is for one hour and the following are the factors; Gorilla trekking is carried out through hiking in the lush forest that inhabit the mountain gorillas in their search. Mountain gorillas are under apes and at first, they were not listed as endangered but now they are known ...

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Trekking Trails In Buhoma Sector Bwindi

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Buhoma sector in Bwindi has a number of trekking trails ranging from Munyaga river trail, Rushura hill trail, Waterfall trail, River Ivy trail and Muzabajiro loop trail. Munyaga river trail Munyaga river trail is the simplest trail to use in the park. The trail takes you via the valley lengthways bizenga creek linking Munyaga River.  ...

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Where to go chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth national park?

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In Queen Elizabeth National park, chimpanzee trekking is found in two areas, that is Maramagambo forest (Kalinzu forest) and Kyambura gorge but chimpanzee trekking is only done in one forest destination that is Kyambura gorge which is located in the Eastern part of the Queen Elizabeth National park. In Maramagmbo forest, chimpanzees can also be ...

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Gorilla Trekking Age Restriction in Uganda

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Age restriction is a set age that tourists under 15 years are not allowed to participate in gorilla trekking in Uganda. Gorilla trekking involves a lot of things like hiking deep in the rainforests looking for mountain gorillas.  Some of the few rules governing gorilla trekking is age restriction. In Uganda, persons below 15 years ...

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Gorilla families in Buhoma Sector Bwindi

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Gorilla families in Buhoma Sector Bwindi impenetrable forest national park: This sector is located in Kanungu district in northern parts of the park. Buhoma sector is the easiest sector for gorilla trekking, Buhoma sector was the first sector with habituated gorilla family in Bwindi and that family is known as Mubare gorilla family. Buhoma sector ...

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Getting a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda

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Getting a gorilla trekking permit: In Uganda, Gorilla trekking is done in Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi National Park. Due the inconsistency of gorillas found in Mgahinga National Park; you find majority of permits being sold are for Bwindi National Park. Gorilla permits cost $ 700 per person in Uganda presently. 72 tourists per single ...

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Experiential Tourism In Queen Elizabeth National Park

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Wildlife research tour can also be called experiential tourism.  Therefore, if there is a place to make your wildlife research tour excellent, Queen Elizabeth national park is the place to go since you are always close and you have direct touch to animals which enables you as a research to explore the behaviors of various ...

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Entrance Fees in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

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Entrance fees in Bwindi impenetrable national park: Bwindi is a great destination for mountain gorillas trekking safaris. The park is famously known worldwide for habiting endangered mountain gorillas and beats other gorilla trekking destinations with over 600 mountain gorilla species. Bwindi Park is found in the south western Uganda and it covers an area of ...

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Cyanika Border

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Cyanika border connects Rwanda and Uganda; positioned in the district of Kisoro where Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are located in Ugand and Burera district in Rwanda. Burera district has 2 great twin lakes that is, Lake Ruhondo and Lake Burera. Volcanoes National Park is close to Burera town thus acting ...

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Costs of a safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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Costs of a safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: The cost of a gorilla safari and tour to Bwindi is determined by a number of factors ranging from the mode of transport and level of accommodation to be used during someone’s trip Cost of Gorilla Safari        A gorilla trekking permit costs $ 700 ...

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Comparing gorilla trekking in Bwindi and Mgahinga

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Comparing mountain gorilla trekking in the Mgahinga and Bwindi gives you an option to choose between the two parks and ask yourself what is best park to visit for a safari. In all parks, tourists can track and find the endangered mountain gorillas which are also found in the other two parks that is Volcanoes ...

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Chimpanzees in Queen Elizabeth national park

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Chimpanzees in Queen Elizabeth national park: Queen Elizabeth national park is found in the districts of Rubirizi, Kamwenge, Kasese and Rukunguri all found in south western Uganda. It covers an area of 1978 square kilometers thus being the second largest park in Uganda. The park is composed of tropical rainforests, savannah woodland and savannah grassland ...

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Activities in Buhoma sector Bwindi

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Activities in Buhoma sector Bwindi range from Mountain gorilla trekking, Bird watching, Nature walks and Community walks. These tourists activities may cut across to all the sectors in Bwindi Impenetrable forest nationa park gorilla trekking sectors of Rujija, Rushaga and Nkuringo. Mountain gorilla trekking Mountain gorilla trekking is the distinguished activity that occurs in Buhoma ...

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Activities in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda

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Activities in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park: In the southwestern Uganda is where you meet Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It is located on the border of Congo and Rwanda covering 33.7sq kilometers of land.  The park has mountain gorillas. Mountain gorillas move around the whole forest in search for food. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has primates ...

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Activities in Rwenzori National Park

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Rwenzori mountains National park| Rwenzori Mountain Climbing and Hiking Activities in Rwenzori national park: In mountain Rwenzori there are two beautiful routes for climbers. These include gorgeous view point and the trail passes through the glacial lake, lush valley, dramatic mountain passes. It has the third highest peak in Africa. The central circuit trail takes ...

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Activities in Semuliki National Park Uganda

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Semuliki national park is located in the western Uganda with a number of activities. It is a major spot for bird watching and cultural encounters. Top activities: Birding in Semuliki Cultural Encounters in Semuliki Hot Springs in Semuliki Game Drives in Semuliki Hiking and Nature Walks Birding in semuliki national park. Birders in the Semuliki ...

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Activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

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Are you looking for the best tourist activities in Queen Elizabeth national park during your safari and adventure tour, here is a list of things to be done. Boat Cruise In Queen Elizabeth National Park Queen Elizabeth is an oasis for a number of interesting species that inhabit the park, and boat cruising along it ...

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Activities in Mountain Elgon National Park Uganda

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Mountain Elgon national park is one of the best tourist destinations in Eastern Uganda with a number of activities ranging from mountain climbing to community visits. Below is some of the activities and attractions visitors may under on their travel to mountain Elgon national park. Rock climbing in mountain Elgon Rock climbing is practiced outside ...

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Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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Queen Elizabeth National Park is among the most visited with a number of activities such as boat cruise and game drives. It is the second largest park in Uganda located in the south western regions of Kamwenge, Kasese, Rukungiri and Rubirizi districts. The inhabits a number of wildlife which includes animals like the leopards, elephants, ...

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Hiking And Nature Walk in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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Hiking and nature walk  in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is among the world heritage sites on the list of UNESCO;  located in the south western sides of Uganda. Kisoro, Kanungu, and Kabale are the districts where the park is found and is 331 square kilometers in coverage terms. The park ...

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Bird Watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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Bird watching in Queen Elizabeth national park is done in the major spots of Maramagambo Forest, Kasenyi plains, Ishasha sector and Mweya peninsula. Queen Elizabeth National Park is found in the southwestern region of Uganda. The park is unique with the Ishasha plains, fresh water lakes, salty lakes, acacia and euphorbia bushes, rain forests, lowlands ...

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Activities in Murchison Falls National Park

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Activities in Murchison Falls National Park: Boat cruise | Bird watching | Game drive | Nature walks and hiking |  Cultural experience and Sport fishing Are you looking for top tourist activities in Murchison falls national park? Below is a detailed guideline and information you may need for possible adventure safari experiences you may under ...

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Mountain Biking And Cycling in Bwindi impenetrable forest National park

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Mountain biking and cycling in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park is carried within and around the park. it is presented by an organization of women known as Ride 4 a woman organization. However, if you are renting a mountain bike to use for a ride means you are doing an activity that helps to support ...

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Cultural tours in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park

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Cultural tours in Bwindi: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is found in a community that depends on Agriculture. Bafumbira, Bakinga and Batwa are the natives of the region. You will explore their cultural heritage when on a gorilla trekking tour in Uganda. The Batwa are commonly known as pygmies who are referred to as short people ...

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Gorilla trekking permits in Bwindi

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Gorilla trekking in Bwindi: Gorilla trekking permits | Gorilla trekking | Cost of Gorilla Trekking  When visitors are to come to the Africa, they opt for gorilla trekking in Bwindi once permits are secured.  You can explore gorilla trekking in three African countries i.e. Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo where lowland gorillas and ...

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Activities in Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda

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Activities in Kidepo Valley National Park | What to do In Kidepo: Game Drives, Bird Watching, Nature walks and Cultural tours There are a number of fascinating activities in Kidepo valley national park, ranging from game drives to cultural tours of Karamajong region and IK people. Below are top activities tourists may experience on their ...

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Top activities in Bwindi Uganda

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Activities in Bwindi Uganda | What to do in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park: Bird watching | Cultural tours | Gorilla Trekking | Mountain biking | Nature Walks Top activities in Bwindi Uganda: There is much more than gorilla tracking in Bwindi. Below are some of the top attractions and activities guests may explore on ...

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Activities in Lake Mburo National Park Uganda

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Activities in Lake Mburo National Park Uganda |What to do in Lake Mburo: Sport Fishing | Birding | Hiking and nature walks | Horseback Riding | Day and Night Game Drives Visit Lake Mburo national park for a number of activities ranging from relaxation to adventure experiences. Visitors may connect to other travel destinations on ...

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Bird watching in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park Uganda

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Most visitors come to Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park not just for gorilla trekking which is common but the park is also best for bird watching. Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park is the best birding spot destination for the tourists who are interested in bird watching since it has the best montane forest bird watching ...

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Kidepo valley National park Uganda

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Kidepo valley National park is a national park that is found in semi-arid valley and rugged areas of Uganda that are between Sudan and Kenya. The park was gazetted in 1962 as a national park and is 7000km away from Kampala. The park inhabits almost 475 bird species and 77 mammal species. Kidepo is one ...

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What Is The Best Time to Go Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo

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Best time to go gorilla trekking in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi, Mgahinga, Volcanoes and Virunga national parks respectively. Mountain gorilla trekking is the most popular tourist activity in Uganda and Rwanda. Most visitors go to these destinations to see the endemic gorillas for everlasting experiences on your African safari ...

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How to get gorilla permits in Uganda, Rwanda and DR Congo

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How to get gorilla permits to see mountain gorillas when you visit Uganda, Rwanda or DR Congo for gorilla trekking tours and safaris. To get gorilla permits, you need to define a gorilla trekking destination you wish to visit, and the dates you want to see gorillas. National parks to go gorilla trekking include Bwindi ...

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Best Travel Agencies And Leading Tour Operators In Uganda Africa

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Best travel agencies and leading tour operators in Uganda Africa: Uganda has a number of tour operators and travel agencies however not all will offer the very best experiences to satisfy your travel and safari needs however Africa Adventure Vacations has unbeatable experiential Uganda travel packages  that can be customized based on your travel needs, ...

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Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

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Volcanoes National Park is located in northwest of Rwanda in Musanze province which was formerly known as Ruhengeri; featuring gorilla trekking safaris and tours. Volcanoes is among the oldest national park in Africa and it is a home to a number of endangered mountain gorillas, attracting key activities like gorilla tracking, bird watching and golden ...

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Virunga National Park

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Virunga National Park is the oldest national park in Africa covering an area of 7800 square kilometer and it one of the recognized world heritage Site featuring gorilla trekking experiences in Congo; lying on the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo, sharing boundaries with Uganda and Rwanda.  The park was named after the ...

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Semuliki National Park Uganda

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Semuliki National park is positioned in Bwamba County which is found in Bundibugyo District. Semuliki was first gazette as a forest reserve by the colonialists and in October1993 it was upgraded to the level national park by the government of Uganda. This was done in order to protect the forests as fundamental in the western ...

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park Uganda

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park Uganda: Mountain Rwenzori is well known as mountain of the moon. It is located in the western parts of Uganda.  It is found in the East African Rift Valley and also connects to D.R. Congo. The conservation area is known as Virunga National Park in D.R. Congo. Mountain Rwenzori is the ...

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Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

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Queen Elizabeth National Park started in 1952 as Kazinga park and as years went, it was renamed as Queen Elizabeth National Park after two years so as to memorialize a visit by Queen Elizabeth in Uganda. The park is a habitat of over 95 mammal species and more so 600 bird species. The Katwe explosion ...

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Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve Uganda

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Pian Upe Wildlife reserve is nestled in the northeastern part of Uganda characterized by semi-arid climate and covering a total area of 2043 sqkm. Currently, Pian Upe is the largest wildlife reserve in Uganda and the second largest conservation area in Uganda after Murchison Falls National Park. The headquarters of Pian Upe wildlife reserve are ...

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Mount Nyiragongo Hiking and Climbing in Congo

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Mount Nyiragongo is an active volcano located in the Democratic Republic of Congo and it is a perfect destination for hiking safaris and adventures; rising 3570 meters. Hiking to the summit takes between 4 to 6 hours depending the physical fitness of the hikers while descending is always 4 hours Mountain Nyiragongo has erupted twice ...

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Murchison Falls National Park Uganda

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Murchison Falls National Park is the largest national park in Uganda for safaris with an area of 3840km. The park is also commonly known as Kabalega National park and it is considered one of the prime destinations for Uganda wildlife safaris and tours where the mighty river Nile flows through a narrow gorge of 7m ...

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Mount Elgon National Park Uganda

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Mountain Elgon National Park was established in 1992 in Uganda and was also established in Kenya in I968. It covers an area of 1,279km2 (494 sq miles). It is located in both Uganda and Kenya. The park is near Mbale city. It is on the coordinates of 01°08′00″N 34°35′00″E. the park is 87 miles on ...

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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda

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Mgahinga Gorilla National park was at first a game reserve in years between the 1930s and 1950s then later in year 1991 it was established as Mgahinga Gorilla National park though it was primarily converted to crop field in lower altitudes. In 1989 Biological surveys were initiated, rangers trained, wire traps destroyed and trees planted. ...

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Lake Mburo National Park Uganda

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Lake Mburo National Park is one of the many National parks in Uganda but it is the one of the smallest parks. It is close to Entebbe and Kampala. It is located almost 240km from Kampala. It is close to Mbarara with only 30km away. The park is marked on 00 36S, 3057E coordinates.  It’s ...

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Kibale Forest National Park Uganda

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Kibale Forest National Park Uganda is one of the best travel destinations in Uganda for chimpanzee tracking safaris and tours. The park is located in the western region of the country, about 350km (6 hours’ drive) from Kampala city center and just 26km south east of Fort portal city. Kibale forest national park is a ...

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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Uganda

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Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is found in southwestern Uganda at the center of the Rift Valley. The park is located on the border of Democratic Republic of Congo close to Virunga National Park and well known for gorilla trekking. The park covers an area of 327km2. The hillsides that are mist covered are sheltered ...

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Akagera National Park Rwanda

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Akagera National Park Rwanda is located in Eastern part of the country; covering a total of 1,200 sq kilometers. The park was gazetted in 1934 and it was named after river Kagera which pours its waters in Lake Ihema, Lake Mihindi, Lake Gishanju, Lake Rwanyakizinga and Lake Shakani. The park is characterized by expansive savannah ...

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Baby boom by gorillas in Bwindi, the UNESCO world heritage site

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Amidst the heavy storm of the Covid-19 pandemic that hit Uganda travel sector and the rest of the world, Uganda tourism sector and conservationists have the reason to smile as Uganda receives it, 7th gorilla baby, in a space of 6 weeks with 7 coming from Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park which still shelters half ...

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Tourism Takes Shape Again In Uganda As National Parks Reopen

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The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has seen businesses across the world shutting down. most of the national economic sectors such as tours and travel tourism, hospitality, and transportation have been mostly axed since the pandemic made countries to impose total lockdown that completely restricted travel both within states and abroad. for tourism business to ...

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Uganda Gorilla Parks safe despite Virunga National park Massacre

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Our hearty sympathiesgo to all every person in this world who has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in one or the other. Our hope rests on our vigilance and ability to adhere to the guideline set by our respective governments as well as ministries responsible for health. As travel adventures, we need to keep ...

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Travel Updates In Uganda Amidst Covid-19 Outbreak

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Uganda like any other country of the world is doing as much as possible to ensure that all that the Coronavirus spread is curbed down without causing much damage to the pristine tourism attractions and resources that attract both international and domestic travelers. It is our responsibility as Africa Adventure Vacations to constantly update our ...

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Why COVID -19 Made Uganda To Temporarily Shut Its Gorilla & Primate Tourism

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Why COVID -19 Made Uganda To Temporarily Shut Its Gorilla & Primate Tourism Up now the world is still struggling with the outbreak of novel coronavirus which started in chine’scity of Wuhan in December 2019 and has blowout to various countries across the world.With the increased number of cases, death as well as recoveries announced ...

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Sport fishing and safaris in Uganda

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Sport fishing adventure and safaris in Uganda is one of the life time experience activity that visitors can enjoy while on their Africa Safari.

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Dos and Don’ts Of Gorilla Trekking in Africa

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If you are planning to do gorilla trekking, I am sure you have a lot of questions about the dos and don’ts thinking about going to meet these mammals that are almost extinct, you will feel that these are some of the protected animals in Africa. Definitely there are lots of dos and don’ts, most ...

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A NEW LEASE TO LIFE FOR THE RHINO

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A few years ago in Uganda, the future of the white rhinos was rather bilked but thanks to the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary our children and grandchildren can now have a chance to see them too. On our way to the magnificent Murchison falls national park we decide to have a break at this sanctuary which is ...

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Uganda the pearl of Africa

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“For magnificence, for a variety of form and colour for the profusion of brilliant life, -birds, insect, reptiles, beasts-for vast scale- Uganda is truly the pearl of Africa,” said Winston Churchill when he visited Uganda and was quite impressed. Other travellers have experienced the vast beauty of this flourishing land. You too can be a part of ...

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Ugandan Culture

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Uganda is not only a country richly blessed with lots of wildlife, birds, weather landscape but we are also blessed with a rich diversity of untapped culture and heritage. With 30 plus tribes, Uganda is definitely a place to die for if you are looking for a diverse cultural experience. From the diverse cultural mosaic ...

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UGANDA IS THE PEARL OF AFRICA

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 Visiting Uganda for a big game safari to see the big five or to track primates like mountain gorillas, chimpanzees and the other 12 species of primates found across The Pearl of Africa sounds just like the only thing one can do, considering the special honors mounted upon the country in recent years by Lonely ...

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Uganda the Pearl of Africa

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“For magnificence, for variety of form and color for profusion of brilliant life, -birds, insect, reptiles, beasts-for vast scale- Uganda is truly the pearl of Africa,” said Winston Churchill when he visited Uganda and was quite impressed. Other travellers have experienced the vast beauty of this flourishing land. You too can be a part of ...

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Top of The Murchison falls

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Murchison falls is a part of the great Nile that flows from Sudan to Egypt and is the greatest fall on the Nile. The mighty Murchison falls was named after the president of the royal geographical society Murchison in his honour. The Murchison falls are the most important object throughout the course of the flow ...

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Tips for hiking Rwenzori

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High altitude hiking is one of the most challenging and rewarding outdoor activities that you need to add to your adventure list right now. Hiking at high altitude gives you a unique and unforgettable look at some of the most desolate places in the world. Like any extreme adventure, while you’re picking out the perfect ...

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The Uganda Martyrs

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A story of the brutal killing of forty six courageous young men and boys Uganda Martyrs, who died for their faith: What Kabaka Mwanga thought to be a means of prevention became a watered seed that grew bigger with the largest number of Baganda being Christians. Every year on 3rd June Christian faithful pay pilgrimage to ...

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The Kabaka’s Palace and Kingdom of Buganda

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Buganda is the largest and one of the oldest kingdoms and holds the capital city of Uganda. The history of Buganda and the Baganda who are also the largest population is synonymous with the history of Uganda.  The Lubiri as it is commonly known in the local language is a magnificent, historical piece of architectural ...

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Ssese Islands on Lake Victoria

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Uganda’s secret tropical islands of Ssese The lush green archipelago is known as Ssese Islands is in the northwestern corner of Africa’s largest freshwater body, Lake Victoria lays an archipelago of 84 islands with Bugala being the largest of them all. The lush green archipelago is known as Ssese Islands Islands and has for long ...

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Budget Safari Lodges-Accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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As you may travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park, you may have a tight budget or just don’t want to spend all your travel money on accommodation. The Park has many cheap accommodations for you to choose from. You can choose to stay in a cheap accommodation next to the attraction you are interested in. ...

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Luxury Safari Lodges in Uganda

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Luxury Safari Lodges in Uganda: Tourism is moderately new in Uganda and settlement go is more constrained than some other African goals, with a large number of the cabins being situated close to National Parks to offer nearness and simple entry to natural life. A significant number of the camps and hotels bear the cost of mind blowing ...

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Sipi Falls

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Sipi Falls are ne of Uganda’s most beautiful falls lieing about 55km north of Mbale town in the foothills of mountain Elgon- about an hour’s drive from Mbale. The mountain river thrusts over a sequence colossal basalt precipice of the mountain Elgon sides to form a series of three spectacular falls- Sipi falls. The lower ...

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Rubaga Cathedral

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Rubaga Cathedral: Just 3km outside f the bustling Kampala city centre, the Saint Mary’s Cathedral commonly known as the Rubaga cathedral is the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in Uganda and is also home of the archbishop of the Kampala diocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga. It one of the many places of worship in Uganda and ...

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Old kampala Hill

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The nucleus of Kampala town: old Kampala Old Kampala hill which rises gently to the immediate west of the city centre ten minutes walk from the new tax park was the original for and capital founded by captain Fredrick Lugard in 1890. The hill is named after the numerous impalas that once lived here and ...

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Nyero Rock Painting

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Nyero Rock Painting is among the dozen discrete panels of pre-historic rock art that are known from five different localities in Kumi and Soroti districts. The painting is in most cases monochromatic typically either red or white and the predominant figures are sets of four or five concentric circles, and strange compartmentalized sausage-shaped figures reminiscent ...

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Nyakasura Hills

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The wondrous trek to the top of Nyakasura hills Nyakasura hills: After a visit to the adjacent Amabere ganyinamwiru, I couldn’t help but think of the magnificence that lay in the small and seemingly insignificant place like that and now with an open mind unlike before the Nyakasura hills were the next target for our ...

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Namugongo Martyrs Shrine

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Namugongo Martyrs Shrine: The towering pinnacle is quite catchy and as you draw closer to the basilica you will be washed with a special feeling of holiness and serenity. The Shrine is found 15 km east of the Major Kampala business centre. The area has been given a heroic touch with the erection of the ...

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Namirembe Cathedral

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The tale of Uganda’s oldest cathedral: Namirembe Cathedral Namirembe Cathedral: This brick red dome is an Anglican cathedral and is also the oldest. The cathedral is also known as the St Paul’s cathedral. It was built in 1890 on the Namirembe/mengo hill one of the major hills of the Kampala city which rises out of ...

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Nakayima tree

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Nakayima tree: The tree of mystery A beautiful spiritual princess Nakayima who once roamed the hill of Mubende is said to have disappeared in the tree which today is said to have supernatural powers for healing, fertility wealth and good health. Perched on a hill in Mubende district is the Nakayima tree which is believed ...

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Nakasero Hill

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Nakasero Hill: One of the seven hills of Kampala and the central business district of Kampala Nakasero is the administrative capital of Uganda. The hill derives its name from a group of ladies who used to weave baskets (locally known as ebisero) from this place, which they sold in diverse parts of the continent. Because ...

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Uganda Museum

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Uganda Museum is located on Kira road about 2km from the city centre is Uganda’s display of its culture and heritage in the national museum of Uganda, the oldest in East Africa, and perhaps the best rooted in the ethnographic collection first exhibited in 1905 in a small Greek temple near Luggard’s fort on old ...

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Mulago Hill

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Mulago Hill is located north of the central business district and approximately 5.5k outside of the central business centre the hill overlooks Makerere. It rises 4134 feet (1260m) above sea level. It is one of the 7 original hills on which Kampala was built and like all the other seven hills it bears a landmark ...

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Makerere Hill

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Makerere hill is one of the seven major hills on which Kampala was initially built. The hill is located in Kawempe division of Kampala north of Kampala’s central business district (2.5km) by road. Like all the other major hills the hill is occupied by an educational institution an important landmark to the people of Uganda. ...

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Lake Kivu

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A dip in Lake Kivu – sand between your toes at the beach We all know Rwanda mostly for the gentle and highly sought after mountain Gorillas. And we can all agree that meeting these gentle giants and staring face to face in their deep brown eyes is a humbling and lifetime experience. However what ...

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Lake Bunyonyi

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LAKE BUNYONYI: THE MYSTERIES OF THE PUNISHMENT ISLAND  People are always relieved on finally reaching Akampene Island in Lake Bunyonyi, after paddling for that long. These days when people reach Akampene Island, they feel relief. It was not always like that. The lake is now in tranquil, only disturbed intermittently by the ripples of the ...

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Kitagata Hot Springs

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When water is heated in the earth’s bowels and emerges from the earth’s crust, it forms a hot spring. Let’s take a look into the Kitagata Hot Springs, the most sought after in Uganda and experienced this magnificent work of nature first-hand There are breathtaking views of panoramic hills and valleys and virgin green vegetation as ...

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Kidepo Valley

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Kidepo Valley is located in Northeast of Uganda, amidst the jagged scorched Naurus valleys, is the most spectacular pristine wildlife gem there is in Africa.  From the jagged hills, spread with golden grass, open plains dotted with a variety of wildlife against the soft glow of light this is Kidepo and what you see you ...

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Kibuli Mosque

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Erected on one of the historical seven major hills of Kampala, is a magnificent gem overlooking downtown. Kibuli mosque is one of the often ignored attractions even on a city tour perched up on the Kibuli hill. However, it is the home of the Muslims in Uganda and its history and administration are coterminous to ...

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Katereke Prison Ditch

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Katereke prison ditch: Today I set out to experience the story of the tragic, brutal and violent episode of the Buganda Kingdom that is  30minutes away from the capital Kampala. In the university bus, early Sunday morning along with my classmates we made our way to one of Buganda’s rich cultural site that I had ...

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Kasubi Tombs

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Kasubi Tombs: Kampala is built on 9 major hills which are distributed between the education, religious and medical institutions. However, there are also other several small hills which support Kampala as the capital of Uganda and Uganda as a whole. The Kasubi hill holds a significant UNESCO world heritage site which is also a significant ...

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Kampala-Ugandas Capital

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The city of seven hills Uganda’s bustling capital with a population exceeding a million. Kampala is by Uganda’s largest urban centre. The fast growing city has a distinctive setting spread across a series of seven prominent hills close to Lake Victoria. The name Kampala originates from the many impalas that were resent during the 19th ...

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Kabaka’s Lake

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The positive legacy of Kabaka Mwanga ii: The Kabaka’s lake Kabaka’s Lake: At the mention of Kabaka Mwanga 11 the first thing that would occur to anyone who knows him will be the notorious ruthless holocaust of the Uganda martyrs. However, like all humankind, we all have a good side to us and so did ...

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Hot Air Ballooning

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Experience the wilderness of Uganda in a new, unique way. Wake up early to catch the sunrise, as you silently fly over the plains of . Admire the herds of buffaloes, elephants and enjoy the serene tranquillity of the African bush… You now have the opportunity to add something to your Uganda safari: Hot air ...

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Fox’s weaver

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Meet the fox’s weaver Uganda’s only endemic bird and listed as globally near threatened species. The fox’s weaver, scientifically known as Ploceus spekeoides, belongs to the Ploceidae family and inhabits the moist savanna, subtropical, tropical and seasonally wet swamps around Lira and Soroti districts mostly in the vicinity of Lake Bisina and Opeta and possibly ...

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DESTINATION WILD UGANDA

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Travel Destination Uganda: The thrill of driving through the dancing golden green savanna grassland in a luxurious 4×4, breath in the magical fresh air and a bit of the tropical sun along with stunning landscapes, sprinkled with a fresh breeze bursting out into your face on an African safari are unbeatable. Ohhh the liberty and ...

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