Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA has closed Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola district with immediate effect following a recent attack. The decision comes amidst bickering between Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranches (ZRWR), which owns the land hosting the sanctuary, and Rhino Fund Uganda (RFU), a non-governmental organization that manages the rhinos.
The Ssese Islands are an archipelago of eighty-four islands in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria in Uganda. The islands are coterminous with the Kalangala District in southern Central Uganda, which does not have any territory on mainland Uganda. Location The islands occupy the northwestern corner of Lake Victoria, the second-largest freshwater lake in the world. The largest […]
Uganda has been ranked the happiest country in East Africa according to the World Happiness Report 2021 released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. According to the report, Uganda ranked 83rd globally. In East Africa, Kenya followed at 86th while Tanzania at 94th globally.
As Uganda continues to manage the impacts of COVID19 and welcome visitors to the various destinations around the country, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is pleased to inform the general public that it will be running a festive season price discount.
The Gorilla Trekking in Uganda will always start with briefing at 8:00 at the headquarters to take you through about the dos and don’ts before you begin the trekking. At the same gorilla trekking permits have to be booked in advance before you start the tour.
Hiking in Bwindi forest has become a popular with visitors to Uganda and to Bwindi impenetrable forest. This ancient rain forest is a perfect place for the hikers, birders and nature lovers. You can extend your time beyond gorilla trekking penetrating Bwindi Impenetrable forest on […]
Travelers to Rwanda must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test certificate for a test taken no more than 120 hours before their initial flight. The U.S. Embassy recommends that travelers carry a printed copy of their negative test results during all legs of their flights to Rwanda.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority recently launched a festive season discount offer to incentivize Domestic, Regional and International tourists to travel to the National Parks in Uganda by reducing prices on Gorilla Permits, Chimpanzee Permits as well as National Park Entrance Fees from 01 December 2021 – 31st March 2021.
Kidepo Valley National Park might be the most beautiful park in all Africa. With the sweeping plains of Kidepo and Narus Valleys overshadowed by the brooding mountainscape of Mount Morungole (the sacred peak of the mysterious Ik people,) this park has huge appeal just for scenery alone.
According to Dr. Musinguzi, tigers, which are the largest members of the cat family, last existed in Uganda, in the 1970s. He further stated that conservation is a global noble cause whereby, even though animals such as tigers do not exist in Africa,