Uganda lies astride the Equator in Eastern Africa between longitudes 29 ?? East and 35? East and between latitudes 4 ?? North and ?? South, at an average altitude of 1,100 meters above sea- level. The total area is 236,580sq.Km.
Uganda is bordered by the Republic of South Sudan to the North, the Republic of Kenya to the East, the Democratic Republic of Congo to the West, and the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Rwanda to the South.
Ecologically, Uganda is where the East African savannah meets the West African jungle. Where else but in this uniquely lush destination can one observe lions prowling the open plains in the morning and track chimpanzees through the rainforest undergrowth the same afternoon, then the next day navigate tropical channels teeming with hippos and crocodiles before setting off into the misty mountains to visit the majestic mountain gorillas? Uganda is the only safari destination whose range of forest primates is as impressive as its selection of plain antelopes. Besides the wide biodiversity, Uganda is also blessed with a vast bird population of more than 1,000 species.
Travelling through Uganda you will be captivated by its beauty, overwhelmed by the friendliness of its people and intrigued by all that Uganda has to offer.
Rwanda is well-known as a very small country in the East and central Africa like its neighbor in the North Uganda, Rwanda is also referred to as a land of a ‘’thousand hills’’. Like Uganda, Rwanda is also a land locked country and has no Sea port. Rwanda as a country has a number of sole tourist attractions such as the 3 famous National park with a wide biodiversity of wildlife; Parc Nationale Des Volcanoes, Nyungwe national park, and Akagera national park.
Rwanda is a hilly country, filled with lush vegetation and thick rain forests. The country is reknowned for its mountain gorillas at Parc National de Volcanoes providing wonderful gorilla tracking adventures.
You get the thrill and adventure of a close encounter with wild mountain gorillas, Rwanda is one of Africa`s hottest new eco-tourism destination for the adventurous & discerning traveller. The physical beauty of Rwanda is unique on the African continent.
A holiday in Rwanda offers tourists a one of a kind journey – home to one third of the world remaining Mountain Gorillas, one third of Africa’s bird species, several species of primates, volcanoes, game reserve, resorts and islands on the expansive lake Kivu, graceful dancers, artistic crafts and friendly people.