Uganda Scenery Tours; Uganda a land locked country that lies along the East African plateau and It is gifted by beautiful Nature that make it to be called the Pearl of Africa in 1908 by Prominent Sir Winston Church Hill. Uganda destination is quiet unique with beautiful scenery /landscapes, incredible wildlife, birdlife, culture together all welcomes people from different races of the world which really portrays Uganda as truly the pearl of Africa thus making Uganda so fame as one of the countries with a great African Safari Tours.
Uganda’s scenery is different as it is composed of lush rolling hills, forest, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, snowcapped, rivers like the famous Source of the Nile and vast tracks of the savannah grassland ‘’National Parks’’. If you make it a visit to all these mentioned landscape along your visit to Uganda destination introduces you to a variety of attractions found within and around the tourist’s places.
Lakes & Rivers in Uganda /Uganda Lakes and Rivers
Uganda as a country comprises of a great number of lakes including the top African largest lake known as Lake Victoria and the longest River in the world starts right from here in Jinja Town-Uganda ‘’Source of the Nile’’ in Africa it is shared by three countries; Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. The Lake Victoria hosts lots of stunning islands that are packed with gorgeous tourist’s attraction such as a visit Ssese islands, Bugala island and Ngamba island’’ a home to the orphaned chimpanzees and see visitors visiting the area to experience the life of chimpanzees along the island which can be accessed by the boat ride. These island are a glimpse location for a great hoven of birders.
A visit to Lake Bunyonyi; Lake Bunyonyi famously known as a place of little birds and to some people call it Switzerland of Africa because it’s a truly a beautiful place to visit after your Gorilla Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, come chill with cool relaxation along the waters as you unwind the fresh breath with gainful view of beautiful bird species among others.
However, Lake Bunyonyi is located between two districts Kabale and Kisoro in southwestern Uganda. Lake Bunyonyi is also known as Africa’s second deepest lake, surrounded by thrilling rolling hills and a great destination for birders and to those who prefer swimming –Lake Bunyonyi is a bilharzia free. Therefore, tourists on their visit can enjoy cool swimming, boat rides, nature walks, birding as well as hiking around interesting routes where you can be able to meet with the locals interact with them among others. The scenery here is surely rewarding, Uganda Scenery Tours.
Lake Edward and Lake George
Lake Edward and Lake George both lies in western region of Uganda forming the Kazinga channel which is a home to variety of mammal species including; crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes among others which can be spotted along the banks. However, the Kazinga Channel is one of the top beautiful attraction to visitors who tend to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park which is Uganda’s most visited safari destinations because it harbors with lots wildlife species of which it’s a home to a unique tree climbing lions. More so, along Kazinga channel people usually cruise their boat to see various water animal species and enjoy bird watching. Other lakes include Lake Kyoga, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Albert, Lake Katwe many more.
When it comes to the River Nile which is one of the world’s longest Rivers that flows its waters to northwards and it pours its mass waters in the Mediterranean Sea. In Africa it starts right from here in Jinja district one of the quickest developing town in Uganda. As the Nile River flows its create a lot of drainage features such as various swamps.
Ever since the source of River Nile was discovered by the early explorer ‘’Sir John Speke ‘’ the Nile has been a great source of Uganda Safaris, visitors can enjoy a boat cruises, white water rafting on the Nile.
Uganda Mountains – Rwenzori Mountains, Mount Elgon
In Uganda there are many remarkable mountains but each with something attractive with it.
Rwenzori Mountain is located in western Uganda region and is known as Uganda’s highest mountain with highest incredible magherita peak which can be accessed by the help of experts and along the summit the view is rewarding. The Rwenzori mountain is crossed by the Equator but snowcapped land. What make it to be one of the most attractive alpine areas in Africa are the stunning waterfalls, glaciers and lakes. Still a great location to the visitors who prefer climbing thus giving you a great opportunity to hike to its rewarding summit through the unspoiled landscape covered with lots of vegetation types.
A visit to Kigezi highland gives eye –rewarding view of beautiful terraces and forests. Other mountains such Mount Elgon lies in Eastern Uganda, Mount Gahinga, Mount Muhabura many more, Uganda Scenery Tours.
Forests in Uganda
Forests in Uganda; Uganda is awesome destination that is gifted with variety of forest covers located in different regions, harbors different and unique species.
Some of forests include; Kibale forest, Budongo forest reserve and they both home for primates mostly the Chimpanzees and a home to participate in Chimpanzee tracking. Then Bwindi Impenetrable Forest a home to the half remaining endangered mountain gorillas ,thus offering a great opportunity to visitors who engage in Gorilla trekking Experience such an incredible activity.
Take a visit to Mabira forest which offers amazing activities like nature walks, bird watching and zip lining.
Savannah grasslands ‘’National Parks’
Most of Uganda’s national parks are covered with open savannah grassland which are inhabitant to largest population of flora and fauna with amazing landscapes. To most of these areas have been created as national parks about ten ‘’10’’ National Parks have been created and open publicly for tourism such as; Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo, Bwindi Impenetrable, kibale Forest, Kidepo Valley, Mgahinga Gorilla, Semuliki, Mount Elgon and Mount Rwenzori National Parks.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s top visited safari destination because it harbors with beautiful scenery covered with lush savannah where over 600 bird species and different wildlife species include; elephants, waterbucks, buffaloes, antelopes, Tree climbing lions, chimpanzees among others. The park is divided by the Kazinga channel where visitors can enjoy a boat cruise. From Kampala a starting point can be accessed with 5 to 6 hours’ drive. Alternatively fly with domestic flight from Entebbe Airport to Mweya Airstrip.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National park Uganda’s largest national park with lots of attractions and activities to engage in, such as game drive, hikes, launch cruise, sport fishing. Above all, home to magnificent water falls ‘’Murchison Falls’’ that falls 43 meters down in gorge before the Nile proceeds with its journey to the North. Viewing of these falls is either at the bottom or the top after the hike is something you would not miss, Uganda Scenery Tours.
With above few mentioned scenic landscape, Uganda still has more to offer including various beautiful waterfalls like Sipi falls that lies in Kapchorwa district in Eastern Uganda and the Sezibwa falls many more to encounter on visit to the Pearl of Africa.