|Uganda: The Pearl Of Africa|
Uganda is a country of wonders in natural resources: consisting seven (7) out of the eighteen (18) ecological zones of Africa. These zones can be summarized in forms of: montane forests, lowland forests, water bodies, savanna grasslands, savanna woodlands, semi-arid zones and highlands (mountains).
The ten (10) National Parks, Game Reserves and other Protected Areas reflect the extra-ordinary diversity of the country’s natural resources.
Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during the Second World War period admittedly remarked that Uganda was indeed the “Pearl of Africa” because it has everything that appeases all categories of travelers.
During the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held 2007 in Kampala, Uganda was crowned as a Country “Gifted by Nature”.
Uganda is located across the equator in Eastern part of Africa, bordered by Kenya (East), Congo DR (West), Tanzania (South), Sudan (North) and Rwanda (South-West). The biggest part of Lake Victoria, the largest inland water body in Africa, is found in Uganda.
In fact, Uganda is Africa condensed, with the best of everything the continent has to offer packed into one small but stunning destination. Uganda is home to the highest mountain range in Africa, the “Mountains of the Moon” - Rwenzori.
It is the source of the Mighty River Nile, the world’s longest river, offering the best white-water rafting in the world.
It has the highest concentration of primates in the world, including the majestic Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees the rarest animals on earth.
Visiting Uganda is so rewarding. It is a captivating country with a great deal to offer, and sooner or later the mainstream masses will ‘discover’ its delights – make sure you get here before others do; and specifically do the visit with Travel Angents to explore beyond what you can imagine.