Uganda is part of East Africa.
A large part of Uganda covers Lake Victoria.The country borders Kenya,Tanzania, Rwanda, Congo and South-Sudan.Uganda became independent from Britain in 1962, and still has the English language as most important language.The President is Yoweri Museveni since 1986, who was re-elected several times.
Uganda has an extremely varied landscape, with mountains on the east and west borders, savannah’s and rain forests spread throughout the region in the south. A significant part of the country consists of National Parks.
The most known are Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park and off course the Mystical Kidepo Valley National Park on the border of South-Sudan and Kenya. Kidepo Valley National Park was choosen third best safari park in Africa by CNN in 2013.
Besides the countless ‘classic’ savannah animals such as lions,elephants and giraffes, the birds and mountain gorillas`s in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are stand-alone reasons to visit Uganda.