In 1908, Churchill, the British governor (Winston Churchill) named in his book, Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” A book which he did write after his all-around Africa trip was so impressed by beauty of Uganda.
In 2012 Uganda was ranked the would tourist destination by the lonely planet crew.
Lonely planet is the leading travel publication. The same year Bwindi and Murchison falls national park were voted among top 10 destinations for bird watching with Bwindi in the first place. Virunga Massif was voted among 10 hiking places in Africa, in one’s life time and Rwenzori ( mountains of the moon), voted among 10 hiking places in Africa. In 2016 a US based cable news network named Uganda among world’s top five destinations for 2017. This was disclosed in the CNN publication “Your next destination Uganda” other countries were Scotland, Canada, India and Bolvia. Do you wonder why? It’s not only Gorilla trekking or chimpanzee.Its true Gorilla trekking is a “life time experience” and its ranked number one activity in East Africa by lonely planet. Uganda has diversity of wonderful landscape, lakes rivers, green lush, source of the mighty river Nile the world’s longest river, the diversity of wildlife, equator and over1000 species of birds which represents a half of all african total birds and 12% of world total bird population. Of all, Uganda has over 50 tribes each with her unique language, culture and traditions. Ugandans are among the most generous people on this planet earth. Do not miss our smile!!