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National Parks of Uganda

Uganda is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa with fantastic natural scenery, half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population and some of the friendliest people in Africa. It is also a unique and captivating tourist destination straddled across the Equator and perched on the northern shores of Lake Victoria. Situated at the…
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Accommodations Along The Everest Base Camp Trek

We have a list of approved lodges which we use. All have been inspected to meet our standards and ensure a clean environment. On the trail accommodations cannot be booked in advance so during busy season we send a porter ahead to secure enough rooms for the group.The lodges are generally laid out in the…
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When is the Best Time for Gorilla Trekking?

Because Uganda is an equatorial country, it is warm and sunny year round with an average temperature of 21C/71F. However, temperatures can vary greatly across the different regions of the country. The southwestern highlands, are cooler, averaging 60F, while the northwest averages 77F and the northeast averages 86F. Rainfall varies between 20 to 100 inches…
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What Gear Do I Need to Carry in my Day Pack?

Your day pack will consist of items from your gear list (see below) that you may need to access along the trek. A small to medium sized backpack, with a volume capacity of up to 2000 cu in (30 liters), is appropriate. Typical items inside your daypack: water, camera, sun-screen, extra clothing, snacks, hat, and sunglasses. Consult your…
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Uganda Safari Wildlife

The main attraction of Uganda is the magnificent and rare mountain gorilla, found in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla Park. However, traditional safaris should not take a backseat given Uganda's rich biodiversity and wildlife. Uganda offers spectacular wildlife and game viewing in its ten official national parks, ranging in habitats from arid semi-deserts, savannahs,…
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