Uganda the pearl of Africa
Uganda the pearl of Africa 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 travelers have experienced the vast beauty of this flourishing land. You too can be a part of the experience and you will surely understand the justification of the Pearl of Africa slogan the moment you lay your feet on the red fertile soils and experience the wall to wall Technicolor blue skies, radiant endless green fields and plantation where the staple foods grow almost effortlessly, the crystal clear lakes and river that draw form the numerous small springs and the even more vibrant warm loving people.
You will be amazed at how much a small country of just over 240sqkms can dish out to its visitors; from the crystal clear lakes among which I s the world’s largest fresh water body plus the wild Nile and its source, to the misty ice aged impenetrable forests breeding with abundance of nature, up to the snow capped glacier mountains including the Africa’s tallest mountain Rwenzori, and on to emerald hills and the vibrant numerous yet diverse wild life that grace the golden savanna plains and some forests. And ohhh the highly sought after cousins of man the gorillas and chimpanzees that decorate the daunting mountain slopes of the Bwindi impenetrable forest and Kibale. More than half of the world’s population of the Mountain Gorillas can only be encountered here in the jungles of Uganda.
And for the twichers, with the biggest number of bird species in Africa and two top birding destinations in Africa Uganda is truly a birding haven with over 1000 bird species. 25 Albertine rift endemics and 1 endemic to Uganda -the fox’s weaver.
Discover Uganda first hand before the massive flows of tourism discover this barely tapped destination. You will surely find out that you can explore the whole of Africa in one country yet on so little a budget as it is Uganda is Africa condensed _ the pearl of Africa