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Uganda National Parks | Game Parks in Uganda | National Parks in Uganda, Tourist Sites - Attractions

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  Uganda National Parks | Game Parks in Uganda | National Parks in Uganda, Tourist Sites - Attractions - Destinations  Uganda is a member of East African Federation and is one of the countries on the African continent that are gifted by nature which prompted the British premier to declare it the pearl of Africa in 1908. Uganda has contains ten (10)  Uganda national parks that are well set to be encountered on Uganda safari. The amazing Uganda Safari experience starts with Lake Mburo National Park – the smallest savannah park in Uganda located along Masaka- Mbarara road in the south-west of the country well known for its populations of Impala, Zebra and Eland more than any other park. Proceed to gorilla safari destination of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the home of the endangered Mountain gorillas well known for gorilla trekking. The same Gorillas can be found in the less pressured Mgahinga Gorilla Park Uganda and here Uganda Gorilla safaris are equally famous tho

What can I buy in Uganda?

 After enjoying their Uganda tours , the visitor also thinks of what to bring back from Uganda . There are a variety of unique things to buy in Uganda. Souvenirs are any objects that can be purchased and transported home by the traveler as a memento of their travel to Uganda. Curio shops/craft shops in Uganda are available near most attractions and in different towns and cities where travelers can buy locally made handicrafts including; Gorilla souvenirs such as a curved gorilla walking stick, Gorilla Bracelets, and earrings, Gorilla T-Shirts African Fabrics such as Kitenge Cloth, a fabric famously know as ‘the communicating textile’ because of several colors, patterns, writings, and symbols which represent moods, feelings, cultures, and traditions of African people Ugandan tribal Jewelry such as beaded necklaces and bungles Sandals; baskets; handbags made from patterns of African wax print, hand-woven sisal and straw bags, and others. There no set minimum or a maximum co

DO MOUNTAIN GORILLAS LIVE IN FAMILIES, MOUNTAIN GORILLA GROUPS?

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People have families. Mountain gorillas have families too. A gorilla family/group is called a troop. Each troop is made up of 5 to 30 individuals. The biggest gorilla group known to date was found in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park : It consisted of 65 individuals for a short period. A gorilla family travel together, eats together, and sleeps in the same location. Mountain gorillas hardly ever live alone. Living in a family is safer. The family is led by a strong dominant male known as ‘silverback’ for the silvery back patches which signal full adulthood. The silverback is usually the biggest gorilla in the group. He leads the family through the forest. He protects it from danger. He will bark and hoot as he structures the activities of the day, which often includes eating, nesting in leaves, and moving within a home range of roughly 16 square miles. He his center of attention during rest sessions, and young gorillas usually stay close to him and include him in their game

HOW LONG DOES GORILLA TREKKING TAKE IN UGANDA, RWANDA, CONGO AFRICA? | HOW LONG IS A TREK TO SEE GORILLAS?

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  Gorilla trekking in Uganda , Rwanda , Congo takes 1 to 8 hours. For those wondering  How Long Does Gorilla Trekking take/last in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo-Africa?, the information below deeply explains to you how long is a trek to see gorillas and why. Please read more and find out how long does gorilla trekking last before and after seeing the Gorillas . As already mentioned, a gorilla trek usually lasts from 1 to 8 hours (including the journey to the gorillas, the 1 hour spent with them and the return journey back to the briefing point) in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo Africa depend on how far the group has moved since it was last observed nesting up the previous evening. However, whether it is a short or a long trek, travelers are 99% guaranteed a chance to definitely find and be triggered to an endless marvel to these peaceful, magnificent, gigantic, great gorillas the biggest of all man`s cousins in the wild yet 98.6 DNA similar to humans. Gorilla trekking can be done in Bw

WHY SHOULD I VISIT GORILLAS IN UGANDA? BENEFITS OF GORILLA TREKKING IN UGANDA, RWANDA, CONGO AFRICA

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Uganda is possibly the most iconic place for gorilla trekking in world , any visitor on Uganda safari shouldn't miss out trekking gorillas in Uganda because of it's thrilling primate watching experience. Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo are the only 3 countries in the whole world where you can meet the endangered Mountain gorillas. So, if your wondering why you should go for gorilla trekking in Uganda?  One thing is for sure – going for gorilla trekking is not cheap , but it will definitely be one of the most memorable moments of your life.  It won’t be easy, either. You must be reasonably fit to trek even for hours through muddy steep terrain, and lush dense forests. However, once you spot these mysterious apes, you will understand why the legendary American primatologist Dian Fossey spent 18 years of her life in the rugged forests of East Africa saving and protecting them from heartless and cruel poachers who were prepared to wipe them out for profit. S

WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO GO FOR GORILLA TREKKING IN UGANDA?

  If you are wondering What is the best time to go for gorilla trekking in Uganda?/when to go gorilla trekking in Uganda ? This is one of the most frequently asked questions. Uganda has two seasons; the wet season and dry season. Travelers intending to visit Uganda for gorilla trekking should note that trekking gorilla is a physically demanding wildlife experience that can take the whole day, moving through uphill and downhill through thick tangles of vines, thorns and roots. The dry season is the best times of the year to go gorilla trekking in Uganda . Uganda’s dry season starts from June to September and December to February. These months offer the best weather for gorilla trekking in Uganda . During the dry season, the habitat is kept drier and makes it easier for trekkers to hike through thick vegetation and steep terrain to search for mountain gorillas unlike during wet season. Also, your chance of seeing the mountain gorillas is higher, the experience is better, and photograph

WHAT LANGUAGE IS SPOKEN IN UGANDA MOSTLY? | WHAT IS THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IN UGANDA?

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Wondering what language is spoken in Uganda mostly? well, English is Uganda’s official language , spoken by most educated people, and it is the most useful language for tourists who visit Uganda .  Luganda of the Baganda ethnic tribe is the most spoken traditional/native language out of more than 30 indigenous languages spoken in different parts of Uganda . Among the indigenous languages, Luganda is the closest to being a lingual franc (a common language between speakers whose native languages are different). Most of the people in Uganda belong to the Bantu language group, for example, Luganda, Lusoga, and Lutooro. Several Nilotic and Cushitic languages are spoken in the North and East, some of them only by a few thousands of people. An unusual language of the extreme northeast is Karimonj, which has a vocabulary of only 180 words. Simple Luganda phrases for travelers to Uganda Good morning: Wasuze otya nno → The reply is Bulungi-wasuze otya nno Good afternoon or Good evening: Osii