About Uganda

Sunday, 15 May 2011 21:11
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Ugandan girlUganda is one of the three countries that make East Africa. It is a beautiful country located in the tropical part of Africa, rich in some of the rare animals and birds in the world as well as a very attractive scenery that comprises of the world's most famous mountains, lakes, rivers and impenetrable forests. The unique peoples of Uganda and their cultures make it a must-visit, they are hospitable, friendly and modest and have a lot more to offer in terms of entertainment.

Central Ugandan woman in traditional dress Uganda is truly the "Pearl of Africa" as witnessed by none other than Sir Winston Churchhill (the famous former British Prime Minister and Statesman) when he visited this beautiful country in 1907. In his book "My African Journey" he wrote, "Uganda is truly the Pearl of Africa. The scenery is different, the vegetation is different and most of all, the people are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole of Africa." The country still remains as beautiful as he described it and in fact it has improved in terms of technology and communication.

Uganda is home to the source of the famous River Nile which is the second longest river in the world. The River Nile begins it's long meandering African journey right in heart of Uganda in the industrial town of Jinja. The source of the Nile is a beautiful scenery with it's vast and abundant fresh water life. Here in Jinja we have the Owen Falls well known for it's strength that facilitates the provision of electricity that supplies electricity to the whole of Uganda and some of the neighboring countries.

Uganda is a popular destination for a large number of tourists from allover the world. With the wars and reigns of dictatorship long gone, a lot of tourists looking for an authentic African expedition prefer Uganda to other African countries because of its well earned tourism history. A single trip may not be enough for the entire package of interesting activities and destinations in Uganda. We at Nile Safaris Ltd believe that you will definitely enjoy your visit with Uganda and we do hope to organize and coordinate for you an interesting and intriguing trip/vacation/safari to this great African country. We will be very thrilled to welcome and guide you through the "Pearl of Africa." The satisfaction of our clients is of paramount importance.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 May 2011 12:16

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