Initially named Apollo Hotel, Sheraton Kampala Hotel is one of the high end facilities offering accommodation for the range of visitors in Kampala including those arriving for UgandaSafaris and tours. Sheraton Kampala Hotel was officially opened on October 8 th 1967 and has since gone through the test of time including the unstable political climate that the country experienced after independence. Its names were changed severely with almost the fall of each regime. For example, when Amin took power in 1971, its name was changed to Kampala International Hotel and after his overthrow; it reverted to its former name Apollo Hotel which was later dropped for the present one. Following the government liberalization policy, the Investors from Middle East secured the lease to run the facility in 1991 for the next 25 years. They acquired franchise of Sheraton Hotels and Resorts and hence the Sheraton name. Of course, the series of renovations have been undertaken with time to keep the fa
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A 3 day Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park will be so exciting for any traveller just because in only three days, one will be able to explore the beauty and serenity of this amazing national park which has kept on attracting a big number people to come in for safaris to Uganda . Queen Elizabeth national park has got many safari activities and attractions which are enticing to the eyes of any guest hoping to visit it. Some of the safari attractions include; wildlife species, birds, chimpanzees, the Kazinga channel, salt and crater lakes and its vegetation cover. The Lions of Kasenyi plains as your day one of this Uganda safari will be rewarding in this beautiful national park, on arrival, check in to the lodge of your choice since this national park has got many different safari lodges ranging from luxury, mid-range to budget, so your budget will decide on what type of safari accommodation you will prefer. On this first day at the safari lodge will provid
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Also referred to as Laniarius erythrogaster , the black-headed gonolek is among the exciting bird species explored by travelers on Uganda birding safaris . The black-headed gonolek is a species of bird in the family Malaconotidae. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda Belonging to the Malaconotidae family, the black-headed gonolek thrives in the countries of Cameroon, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda where it is encountered while on birding safaris in Uganda . The habitats of black-headed gonolek include; dry savanna, tropical or sub tropical shrubland along with flooded or wet grassland. It is marked by distinct colours with red under parts and black upper parts and can be easily spotted at a distance while on bird watching safari in Uganda .