Blessed with a wide range of wildlife species, Uganda is among the best places on earth where a tourist can experience adventure at its best. This beautiful country is naturally endowed and gifted and it was on such influential people like sir Winston Churchill called it the pearl of Africa. Ranging from snow-capped mountains to escarpments, valleys and wild animals, safaris in this part of the world are very rewarding and unforgettable which is why a number of travelers from different parts of the world visit Uganda for Africa adventure safaris. After the safaris and tours, all the tourists do nothing but praise and share their exciting experience had while on the trip. Lets quickly discover the wildlife encounters in Uganda that offer lifetime experiences.

Sharing Uganda’s portion of the virunga conservation area, Mgahinga gorilla national park is Uganda’s smallest national park (33.7 square kilometers) situated in southwestern Uganda. The park is one of the famous tourism sites in Uganda sheltering the world’s endangered mountain gorillas together with Bwindi impenetrable forest national park (Uganda), volcanoes national park (Rwanda and virunga’s national park (Democratic Republic of Congo). Just as its name, Mgahinga gorilla national park was acknowledged a national park in 1991 purposely to protect the endangered gorillas.

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Sustainable tourism, wildlife and cultural heritage contributing to the transformation of the Ugandan society from a peasant to a modern and prosperous one.

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To develop and promote tourism, wildlife and cultural heritage resources for enhancement of Uganda as a Preferred tourist destination, with accelerated sector contribution to the national economy.

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P. O. Box 4241 Kampala

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