Uganda Safari Holiday & Tour Specialists
WeÂ are luxury holiday specialists and experts in providing luxury Uganda safari holidays and Gorilla trekking to East Africa, the only place that offers it all.
At First World Tours we strive to make your dream Uganda safari holiday to Africa come true. Our friendly luxury holiday specialists will work with you to help you choose aÂ memorable safari tour. Book online or simply call us today on 0800 131 0023.
We have teamed up with most beautiful, luxurious hotels and villas in the country to give you the most relaxed safari holiday possible.
Whether you want the comfort of a five star hotel or an exclusive villa, we will offer you the right accommodation well equipped with modern facilities to suit your needs. We are indeed UKs best Luxury Holiday Specialists.
First World Tours loves Uganda, because nowhere else offers such incredible attractions, amazing scenery, pristine sandy beaches, glorius weather, diverse culture and hospitable people all in one and unspoilt destination.Â Read more about The Luxury Holiday Specialists.
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Uganda is located in East Africa neighbouring Kenya, Southern Sudan, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Uganda is naturally beautiful with amazing attractions where visitors get a fascinating experience from over ten National Parks with incredible wildlife, the rare mountain Gorillas.
Experience Snow-capped mountains in sub Saharan Africa, thousands of bird species, evergreen landscape, inland water bodies, source of the Nile, magnificent Ssese islands, diverse culture coupled with most hospitable people in the world, and of course the vibrant cities and towns. Read more about Uganda
Uganda the former British colony gained its independence in 1962, and is a member of commonwealth.
Between 1971 and 1979, Uganda was ruled by Idi Amin whose regime oversaw a reign of terror that left hundreds of citizens massacred and the economy crumbled.
Since Idi Amin era, the country has been on path to recovery with more work being done under the current government led by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.Â Read moreÂ about Uganda
Uganda Safari Holidays & Tourism is built on the concept of ecotourism, mainly focusing on sustainable use of natural and cultural attractions which are foundations of the countryâs tourism activity, as well as empowering the local communities.
In addition to 10 National Parks that offer diverse attractions and activities to tourists, Uganda has a range of incredible nature reserves.
These forest ecotourism reserves are endowed with rich flora and fauna, endemic species of birds, wild animals, butterflies and evergreen vegetation.Â Read moreÂ about Uganda
Cultural tourism enables visitors to Uganda have an in-depth understanding of its rich history, traditions, customs, and allows them intercultural exchange with locals.
One can take village walks and be introduced to local culture and lifestyle right from its original roots.
Ugandan culture is of a true traditional Africa where the existence of Monarchies, traditional dances, cultural ceremonies, traditional marriages, traditional healers, story tellers, art and craft, cuisine and heritage are graciously preserved.Â
The historical sites like Uganda Martyrs shrine- Namugongo, Uganda Museum, Independence Park, Bulange Mengo, Namirembe Cathedral, Bahai Temple, Makerere University and Lubiri are good for viewing.
Visit Katwe salts and see how salt has been made for centuries, visit the foot hills of the mountains of the moon and enjoy the rich cultures of its people.Â Read moreÂ about Uganda
Uganda Safari Attractions
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest park in Uganda, bisected by the Victoria Nile.Â The park is a home to the large African animals including the big five.
Visitors to the park will be able to see elephants, lions, leopards, hippopotamus, cape buffalos, giraffes, crocodiles, antelope, Uganda kob, orib, and other animals. Read more on Murchison national park
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National park is Ugandaâs most popular destination. The park covers a massive area of about 1,978 square Kilometres and is a home to over 100 types of mammals and over 600 bird species. Its bio diversity rates highest of any national parks in the world.
BwindiÂ ImpenetrableÂ National Park
Bwindi is located in the south-western part of Uganda 540km from Kampala and takes approximately 9hrs drive. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the places with the few remaining gorillas in the world. Read more on Bwindi national park
MgahingaÂ National Park
Mgahinga is one of two locations in Uganda in which mountain gorillas can be found. The park has one habituated gorilla group known as Nyakagezi consisting of 9 members. Read more on Mgahinga national park
Lake MburoÂ National Park
Lake Mburo national park is the smallest of Ugandaâs Savannah national park but it is a compact gem. Itâs conveniently located close to the high way that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda .Its underlain by Precambrian metamorphic rocks which date back 500million years ago. Read more on Lake Mburo national park
Sesse Island and Safari Adventure
Ssese Islands are an archipelago of 84 islands located in the middle of Lake Victoria the second largest inland lake in the world. Lonely Planet voted Ssese Islands among the top 10 âRomantic Secret Islands in the world for 2011â. The largest island in the archipelago is called Bugala Island. Read more on Sesse island
Kibale National Park
Kibale National park is in the southern part of Uganda protecting moist, ever green forest. The forest cover is interspersed with patches of grassland and swamps in the northern and centre parts of the park. The park is a home to a host of forest wildlife, most famously 13 species of primate including chimpanzee. There about 70 species of mammals and 375 species of birds in this park. Read more on Kibale national park