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Welcome to Uganda

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Climate

Climate is warm rather than hot, and temperatures very little throughout the year. Come and spend your holiday with Agency Jobogo Tours and Travel

About Uganda

 

is located in east-central Africa, situated north and northwest of Lake Victoria. It is a landlocked country bordered by Sudan on the North, Kenya on the east, Tanzania on the South, Rwanda on the southwest and Congo on the northwest.Although Uganda is located on the equator, its climate is warm rather than hot, and temperatures vary little throughout the year. Most of the country receives an annual rainfall of at least 30 inches. Lake Victoria region an annual rainfall of 59.

Kidepo Valley N P

Located in the extreme North of the country bordering with Sudan and Kenya, Kipedo Valley National Park covers an area of 1,344 sq.km. Due to it's remote location this park is less visited, but it has the most spectacular scenery of mountains and vast savannah landscapes. The park is home to the Karimojong pastoralists. Animal species found in the region include; giraffe, ostrich, elephant, cheetah, leopard, kudu, zebra, buffalo, amongst others.

It is 840km from Kampala and although the journey can be tough, taking up to two days, the diverse landscape past makes the journey worthwhile. There is also a light aircraft airstrip at Akopa

At times of unrest in Sudan, the north section of the park is closed.

Accommodation:

Apoka Rest Camp offering accommodation in chalets. Food and drink stocks are basic and often very limited so it's advisable to bring your own.

There are also several campsite located near Apoka.

 

Kibale Forest N P

 

Located in western Uganda, covering an area of over 760 sq kms, Kibale Forest National Park lies 35 kms south of Fort Portal and adjoins with Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kibale is the perfect place to experience the the true diversity of wildlife and flora found in a tropical rainforest. The park contains the largest population of forest elephants found in Uganda but they are rarely sighted. Rich in wildlife and particularly noted for is primate population, of 11 different species, including the red-tailed money, blue monkey, olive baboon, chimpanzee, black, white and red colobus and white cheeked mangabey. Other mammals found are bushbuck, red and blue duiker, Uganda kob, Scaly-tailed flying squirrel, tree pangloin, buffalo, waterbuck and hippo as well as a large number of birds.

A 4 wheel drive vehicles is highly recommended particularly during the rainy season.

Accommodation:

There are a number of hotels in Fort Portal, 35kms north of the park. Bigodi and Nkingo villages have basic lodges. Inside the park camping facilities are available, there are two private campsites with with a tent sleeping two. There are also four additional campsites for those with their own tends and bedding. You need to bring provisions with you.

clink on the following link for more ugandan Safaris

Murchison Falls National Park safaria -5 days

Western Uganda Expedition -12 days

Murchison Falls + Western Uganda Expedition - 15 days

Elizabeth National Park -10 Days

Elgon Safaris

Uganda Reptile and Gorilla Expedition -17 days

 

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Lying in the south west of the country, 414 kms from Kampala, on the border with The Congo, the park covers an area of over 330 sq kms. As the name dictates - this park real African jungle area, with dense undergrowth, vines and a wide variety of flowers and aphrodisiac plants. Most visitors come to the park to catch a glimpse of the Mountain Gorillas, but the park is home to over 120 species of mammals, including chimpanzees, black & white colobus, blue monkey, bushpig, duiker, leopard, jackal and elephants in the south east of the park. There are also over 350 species of bird , 202 species of butterflies and over 200 species of trees found within the park

A 4 wheel drive vehicle is recommended to get around the park. Gorilla tracking is limited to small groups and it's advisable to book well in advance of your intended visit. Bookings can be made through most tour operators or directly with the Uganda Wildlife Authority.

Accommodation:

Camping facilities and a deluxe tended camp is available a Buhoma. If you have camping equipment, camping is permitted in designated areas in the park. There is also accommodation available in Kabale at the Victoria Inn and Visitor's Rest House.

Murchison Falls

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The outlet of Lake Victoria sends around 300 cubic metres per second (11,000 ft³/s) of water over the falls, squeezed into a gorge less than ten metres (30 ft) wide.

Gorrila trekking

baby gorilla

 

Visit Bwindi for a once in a life time opportunity.

Murchison Falls + Western Uganda trip

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Okapi+Lake Mburo Safari

Nile Congo Safari -11 days