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Why Uganda | Why The Pearl Of Africa ?

Uganda gorilla tracking

Uganda, while being only the size of the United Kingdom, has such an abundance of attractions. The country lies on the equator, yet at an altitude of 4,000 feet, enjoys weather rather akin to a year round European summer. Uganda’s unbelievable beauty so took Winston Churchill’s breath that he named it The Pearl of Africa.

Look at any African Map and you will see that Uganda sits at the very “heart of Africa.” Indeed, just like a healthy and strong heart, it throbs with life. Again like the heart, which pumps the lifeblood through the system, Uganda sends forth the world’s longest river- the Nile, from its source on Lake Victoria– the world’s largest fresh water lake. It bursts with earth-shaking life force through Murchison Falls and off on its immense journey, nourishing millions as in goes, before flowing out into the Mediterranean Sea.

Uganda has such an exuberant life force that is inescapably present everywhere in the country. Perched on a breeze-brushed equatorial plateau, the country pulses with nature’s joyous self-celebration. From the source of the White Nile on Lake Victoria to the snow-capped Rwenzori Range, the montane forests of the Virunga volcanoes to the desert plains of Karamoja, Uganda is a country of astonishing contrasts. The abundant rainforests, lakes, rivers, savannah, mountains – even the towns and cities – are bursting with life of every kind.

No other country in Africa can match Uganda’s diversity of habitats. On offer here are many surprises – rainforests, savannah, mountains capes, jungle, lakes, rivers, crater lakes, volcanoes, the endangered mountain Gorilla’s and the greatest variety of primates in the world, big game, vast river fish, bright torrents of butterflies, over 1,000 bird species, National Parks and Reserves and much more, plus of course the Ugandans – Africa’s most friendliest and welcoming people.

Uganda National Parks

Visit Uganda and experience for yourself the heartbeat of Africa….. Uganda still offers some of the least-known opportunities to experience the best of East African Culture, Climate, and Land. This is the only way you’ll really find out for yourself what it’s like where the Earth Comes Alive!

We at Equatorial Wild Safaris – “the gate-way to the heart of wild Africa”  welcome you to Uganda the country Gifted by Nature! We believe that a visit to this country of enormous beauty and excitement will bring new life to you the visitor and even as we said so already, you just will not stop our dedication in saying again and again… Karibuni – (Welcome)!

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Equatorial Wild Safaris boasts of exclusively well-organized Birding tours, Gorilla tracking Safaris, Chimpanzee trekking Safaris, Wildlife Safaris as well as Big Game Safaris, Gorilla Safaris, Flight Safaris,Mountain Climbing Safaris, Hiking Safaris, Adventure safaris and Special trips like Study tours (Scientific Tours),Wedding and Honeymoon trips, Cultural and historical tours, Nature Conservation tours, Business trips in the entire Great Lakes Region of Africa.

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