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Uganda

With half the planet’s remaining mountain gorillas residing here, as well as the big five, wildlife watching is huge in Uganda. It boasts the home to the tallest mountain range in Africa, Rwenzori Mountains, the source that also feeds the world’s longest river and the continent’s largest lake.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of Africa’s most ancient habitats resulting in some 120 species of mammal and over 350 species of bird, and of course the highlight which is the gorillas – which is why most people come. Seeing these critically endangered creatures up close, is one not to be missed!

Culture

For visitors interested in diverse cultural experience, Uganda is gifted with more than 360 tribes which make her a priority destination.

Uganda’s culture varies from the cultural mosaic of music, hand crafts, dance, art culture and norms, regalia, and norms. Uganda’s diverse culture is unmatched.

The country has 3 very different linguistic groups, and these include the Bantu, the Nilotic’s and the Immigrants from central Sudan. Each of these groups have a unique set of beliefs and practices and they are ever ready to introduce their culture to visitors.

Weather

Straddling the equator, there is little year-round fluctuation in temperature. The hottest months are January and February when the average daytime range is 24-33°C (52-91°F) with peaks of up to 40°C/104°F in the far north. The south has two Wet seasons: from mid-September to November and March to May, but it can really rain at any time. The north has one continuous Wet season from March to November and a more obvious Dry season from December to February.

Currency

The currency in Uganda is the Ugandan Shilling (UGS) and the USD is widely accepted as well. Most Hotels and tour operators accept Mastercard and Visa credit and debit cards

 

Places to discover

Gorilla Trek

One of the top attractions in Uganda is to explore the forests and discover the vast variety of wildlife that live within Uganda, including the Mountain Gorilla.

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+61 430497118

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3 Thornbill Way,
West Pennant Hills NSW 2125,
Australia

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