Karamojong people & region

The Karamoja tribe is a semi-nomadic pastoral people living in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda. The region is located between Sudan and Kenya and covers an area of just over 43,000 square kilometers. The area is hot and arid and subject to droughts and floods. Karamojong are traditionally pastoralists, herding goats, sheep and cattle, […]

Lake Mburo National Park At A Glance

Lake Mburo National Park is a remarkable gem, conveniently located close to the Kampala-Southwestern Highway. Despite being the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah national parks, the 370 square kilometer surface area is home to a wealth of diverse geography and wildlife. The park is composed of ancient Precambrian metamorphic rocks dating back 500 million years, as […]

Sport Fishing in Uganda

Uganda is a paradise for wildlife and nature lovers; it is not just known for its sensational savannah wilderness, or the mighty River Nile, but also its abundant fresh water bodies such as Lake Victoria, Lakes Edward, George, Albert and Bunyonyi. Any visit to the country presents the opportunity to engage in thrilling activities like […]

Exploring the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Uganda

Located around 100 miles north of Kampala, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a wildlife ranch that harbors the country’s only Rhino population. It is the perfect destination for a unique experience, with its abundant wildlife and opportunities for adventure. What started as a cattle ranch in 1983 eventually became a haven for the country’s endangered rhinos, […]

Cost of Uganda Gorilla Trekking Permits 2023/2024

Gorilla trekking permits in Uganda are legal cards or documents that are issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to allow visitors to observe habituated gorilla families in their natural habitat. Those wishing to take part in gorilla trekking must be over the age of fifteen and will be required to acquire a permit. Uganda […]

Discovering Rwanda’s Best: Top-Rated 11 Attractions and Things to Do

One of the most incredible experiences in Rwanda is gorilla trekking, which allows visitors to get up close to primates that share 99 percent of our DNA. Beyond this activity, the country has much more to offer, as it has seen remarkable recovery since being ravaged by the 1994 genocide and become a peaceful, welcoming […]

Uganda’s Birding Hotspots: An Ornithologist’s Paradise

Uganda is often called “the pearl of Africa” due to its stunning natural beauty and variety of wildlife. Its thick jungles and rolling hills play host to an abundance of bird species, making it one of the best birding spots in the world. With over 1,100 species of birds registered in Uganda, it’s no wonder […]