Overview of Uganda
Uganda has an area of 235,796 square kilometres, roughly the same area as Great Britain or Oregon. To most visitors the attraction of Uganda is the chance to experience at first hand, the sights, sounds, scents, flora and fauna often only glimpsed on TV or travel books or magazines.
There are many attractions to see the second largest lake in the world, the longest river in the world, the gorillas, the super-abundant bird life and the best white water rafting experience in the world.
Who can resist the call of the magnificent Mountains of the Moon and the simply marvelous home grown Murchison falls, the mysterious rain forests in Bwindi, Kibale and Semliki. Uganda is ideal for a trip of discovery into the most enthralling continent. It presents a captivating combination of the wonders of Nature, traditional customs and modern attractions and not forgetting Gorilla's and Chimpanzees.Getting to Uganda is so easy. Entebbe International Airport is just 37 kilometers from Kampala. It is served by international carriers from Europe, as well as services to Nairobi, providing connections with Africa's biggest gateway.
Uganda's equatorial climate is tempered by cooling breezes from the mountains .The lush vegetation is the result of bountiful rainfall in two rainy seasons which fall around April and November. Uganda offers unique experiences to all that visit with us. The riotous color of the vegetation, who's, who list, of African bird life, the realization of how close the gorillas and the chimps are to us as relatives.