Uganda, also known as the pearl of Africa is one of the excellent destinations in the Entire African continent that every tourist should visit.  This article is aimed at easing your work if you are planning to visit Africa for the first time and need information about the tourist activities in this beautiful Uganda

There are so many reasons as to why you should visit Uganda but here in this article I have only highlighted the very main reasons.

  1. Mountain Gorillas

Uganda is blessed with more than half of the entire world’s mountain gorilla population and Uganda gorilla trekking safari is always the highlight of almost every top Uganda safaris  and certainly the main reason why most tourists visit the country.

Tourists derive remarkable excitement from meeting and getting to see the awesome gorillas socializing and rolling on tree branches.

To be able to trek gorillas you need a gorilla trekking permit obtained from Uganda Wildlife Authority and Rumara Safaris is just here to help you with the whole  process and also arrange your entire gorilla trekking top Uganda safari.

2. More than 1000 bird species

If you are a birder, Uganda is your must visit destination since it is one of the richest birding destinations in the whole of Africa. On your Uganda birding safari , you will be chanced to see almost half of all the bird species in Africa. So this is an opportunity you shouldn’t miss.

The most prized species here is the incredibly rare pre-historical looking shoe-bill, located among the papyrus swamps. Keep an eye out for the beautiful grey crowned crane- these elegant birds have wild gold crest and spot the same colors with Uganda’s flag. It is the country’s national bird. The saddle- billed stork also displays the flag colors proudly across its vivid beak.

Just trust Rumara safaris with your Uganda birding safari arrangements and we shall gladly give you a very enjoyable and memorable experience with your feathered friend.

 3. The source of the Nile (the world’s longest river)

River Nile the longest river in the entire world starts from right here in Jinja-Uganda. The word “Nile” is a Greek word that means valley. River Nile starts from the northeastern part of Africa and flows from the surrounding areas close to the equator line to the outrageous top Uganda safari desert and then straight to the eastern Mediterranean Sea. This river is estimated to be about 6600 kilometers long and passes through nine countries but is most centered to Uganda and Egypt. Some of these countries include Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

Large numbers of tourists are attracted by the so many breathtaking activities here at the source of the Nile. For example white water rafting, bungee jumping, boat rides, kayaking, and many others. Once you get an opportunity of visiting this historical place, you will surely confirm that Uganda is real pearl of Africa. Therefore Jinja should not miss on your  must visit destinations on your African top Uganda Safari. Here at Rumara safaris we can take care of all your Jinja safari arrangements.

4. Vast concentration of wildlife including the big game

Uganda is a home to most of the overwhelmingly impressive savanna grassland wildlife species. These natural wonders can be spotted while on game drive or launch cruise. The big five game include the African lions plus the rare tree climbing lions, African elephants, leopards, cape buffaloes, rhinos. Uganda is as well blessed other owesome wild life species like crocodiles, hippos, Zebras, Uganda kobs antelopes and many others. Most of these magical wildlife species can easily be spotted in protected areas such as Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Semuliki Valley National Park, the Ziwa rhino sanctuary-the only place where the endangered rhinos are tracked, Lake Mburo National Park and many others places.

5. Ugandans are some of the friendliest and most welcoming people you could ever hope to meet. Ugandans’ smiles are as warm as their sun. It’s been said over and over again that Ugandans are the friendliest people in the region. The locals will greet you with gigantic smiles wherever you go in this welcoming and beautiful country. They are welcoming and curious about their visitors and where they come from, and a Ugandan will go out of their way to make anyone feel welcome. Just your safari to Uganda and experience the hospitality of the locals here

By reading this blog article if you have picked interest in visiting this amazingly beautiful and so blessed country, Rumara safaris is here and very glad and ready to arrange your best Uganda safaris to any of the Uganda’s safari destinations just email us at  and our top Uganda safari experts will arrange your best Uganda safari itinerary now.