What To See

Fauna

Lions  

Lions are among a few big cats found in Uganda’s National Parks and it is among the most wanted to be seen animal while on game drive.
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Fauna

Leopard  

The striking leopard is one of the hardest large species to observe in Uganda, thanks to its nocturnal, solitary behavior and well-camouflaged
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Fauna

Spotted Hyena  

The spotted hyena’s famous “laugh” is actually a sound made to alert other group members to a source of food. This noise can be
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Fauna

Elephants  

Elephants have miles of unbroken savanna to roam inside Uganda's Queen Elizabeth Park, where their numbers total 2,500, a dramatic rise after
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Lakes and Rivers

Lake Victoria  

It is the largest lake in Africa and the second largest freshwater lake in the world at 68,800 sq km of area and 1100m above sea level it is
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Lakes and Rivers

Lakes Edward And George  

These are two Lakes that are both rift lakes but that’s as far their similarity probably goes. Edward is (2325 sq. km), and has an elongated
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Lakes and Rivers

Lake Kyoga  

 

It is not elongated but has the most distinct features of any lake in Uganda. It undulates greatly from the bulk of the lake and
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Lakes and Rivers

Lake Nabugabo  

The lake is just 20 km from Masaka. Apart from the beautiful sights, it is an excellent place for relaxation, and some birds and animals are to be
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Lakes and Rivers

Lake Bisinia  

Also formerly known as Lake Salisbury, Bisinia is an attractive freshwater lake. Found in eastern Uganda, it is long, narrow, shallow and fringed
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Lakes and Rivers

Lake Opeta  

It is surrounded by a 550km stretch of swamps and other wetlands. The lake and swamps protect one of the most prolific shoebill populations in
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Lakes and Rivers

Other Lakes  

 

Lakes Mutanda and Mutolere are beautiful, surrounded by mountain and are found in Kisoro in western Uganda. In Fort Portal is Lake
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Lakes and Rivers

Achwa River  

The Achwa River is a major river in northeastern Uganda which flows northwest into South Sudan where it is named the Aswa River and joins the
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Lakes and Rivers

Kabi River  

The Kabi River is a river in Uganda that is one of the sources of the Nile River. The Kabi originates in central Uganda slightly
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Lakes and Rivers

Kafu River  

The Kafu River is located in the western part of Uganda. It starts from a swamp approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi), northeast of the village of
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Lakes and Rivers

Katonga River  

River Katonga is located in the southwestern part of Uganda. It starts from Lake Victoria and flows, first, northwards into Lake Wamala. The river
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Lakes and Rivers

Kazinga Channel  

The Kazinga Channel in Uganda is a wide, 32-kilometre (20 mi) long natural channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George, and a dominant feature
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Lakes and Rivers

Victoria Nile  

The mighty Lake Victoria was thought for a long time to be the source of the Nile. It is in a sense. Waters from the large lake leave by the
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Lakes and Rivers

Semliki River  

Semliki River (sometimes Semuliki) is a major river, 140 kilometres (87 mi) long, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda in
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Ecotourism Sites

Mabira Forest  

 

Mabira Forest is one of the last remaining rain forests and biggest in Central Uganda, the Forest is a rainforest area in
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Ecotourism Sites

Mpanga Forests  

A beautiful compact forest which has been protected as a scientific research site since 1953 and is criss-crossed with an extensive network of
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Flora

Eucalyptus  

Eucalyptus takes over 10 years to mature. Over the last 20 years or so, hybrid Eucalyptusclones have become increasingly important in commercial
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Flora

Acacia Nilotica  

Acacia nilotica is a tree 5–20 m high with a dense spheric crown, stems and branches usually dark to black coloured, fissured bark,
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Flora

Baikiaea Insignis  

Commonly knows as Nkobakoba or Nkoba, is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found in the South Buddu forests of Uganda.


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Flora

Mabira Forest  

Mabira Forest located in Mukono District , Central Uganda, covering 306 sq km. Mabira Forest is 54km from Kampala and 20km from Jinja and trails
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