Being animal-friendly when you travel. Travel is an opportunity to experience different cultures, meet new people, taste weird and wonderful foods and – for many – get close to wildlife you may have only seen in books or David Attenborough documentaries.
One of the most interesting experiential tourism activities in Uganda is Lion tracking Research only possible within Queen Elizabeth National Park under the Uganda Carnivore Project. While on this activity, you will join the researchers in the field as they track the Lions in their natural habitats.
Winston Churchill once called Uganda “the Pearl of Africa,” and the country’s natural attractions have helped it move up in the rankings of the best safari destinations in recent years. In addition to its impressive array of wildlife (which includes around 365 species of mammals and nearly 1100 species of birds,
We’re back from Uganda! What an adventure we had! The ability to create daily posts to Facebook while in Uganda was limited for a variety of reasons; internet service, time to create posts, and some limits on Facebook access.
The Jackson Chameleons of the Rwenzoris and Bwindi. Rwenzori has various species that are endemic to the area including the three-horned chameleon, which is also known as the Johnston’s chameleon. Many tourists taking tours to the Rwenzoris are always fascinated by sightings of these rare chameleons.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) is best known for its Mountain Gorilla populations and gorilla tracking.
There are 4 locations for tracking gorillas in BINP these are Buhoma, Ruhija, Rushaga, and Nkuringo. The 4 locations have a total of about 18 families as of December 2018. Tracking permits must be bought before tracking by booking directly with..
Entry to Uganda: As of 3 September 2021 new COVID-19 measures are in place at all points of entry including Entebbe International Airport. All arriving passengers are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test certificate issued no more than 72 hours before boarding the aircraft to Uganda or crossing land borders. Foreign nationals without a valid negative test certificate will be denied entry.
Uganda is a unique destination offering a wonderful mix of savannah and forest parks. Gorilla and chimp trekking are highlights, but many smaller primates can be seen as well. Uganda also offers great savannah safaris, and all of the Big Five are present. Lion is quite common in Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls and Kidepo national parks, where they can often be found hunting Uganda kob.
The Musambwa Islands a place where women are not allowed but men live harmoniously with snakes and several birds, and have a population of about 100 people. They are 3 rocky-islands approximately 5km from the Kasensero Landing site on Lake Victoria. Its name ‘Musambwa’ is a word in the local language meaning ‘spirit’ or ‘demon’
On the 1st of September 2021, we had the privilege of hosting Leonard Francios and Tamaki Osaka parents to the famous tennis star Naomi Osaka in Uganda. Upon arrival, the two were welcomed by Ngoni Safaris staff and escorted to Speke Resort Munyonyo where they spent their first night in the country.