Ugandan Cultural Practices and Traditional Safaris

Uganda is a country renowned for its richness in culture and cultural practices. It is referred to as the “Pearl of Africa” due to its stunning landscape that is surrounded by beautiful mountains, water bodies, and lush vegetation. It has four distinct regions that include the Northern, Eastern, Western, and Central regions. Additionally, it is […]

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 […]

Exploring Uganda’s Distinctive Historical and Natural Landmarks

Uganda is a country of unique and fascinating history, and Ameera Africa Safaris is a great way to uncover the stories and legends tied to the country’s historic landmarks. From pre-colonial sites to areas with gruesome history, there are many places to discover and explore. When planning your day trips, be sure to consider visiting […]

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, […]

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, What you should know

Gorilla trekking is an exciting and unforgettable experience that allows visitors to see and appreciate these endangered creatures up close in their natural habitat. The activity, which is mainly conducted in Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, involves visitors obtaining a special permit from the respective national park authorities and joining a guided […]

Which countries offer the best chance to see mountain gorillas?

Uganda is the best country in the world to see mountain gorillas. It is home to 53.9% of the total world population of mountain gorillas, found mainly in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, with a single family occupying the nearby Mt Mgahinga National Park. Uganda also has the unique distinction of having 21 habituated mountain […]

When is the best time to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park

When planning a safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park in 2023/2024, the best time to go is typically between Mid-December and Early March. This period is one of the most popular times to visit the park due to the abundance of wildlife and natural vegetation. During this time the park is lush with vegetation and […]

7 of the Best Beaches in Zanzibar

Situated east of Tanzania, the beautiful island of Zanzibar is renowned for its stunning coastline and white sand beaches. From snorkeling in crystal clear waters to swimming with dolphins, the island has something to offer all visitors in a tropical paradise. Here are seven of the best beaches in Zanzibar that will make your vacation […]