Uganda Tourism Board

Uganda Tourism Board

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Uganda Tourism Board

UGANDA, “THE PEARL OF AFRICA” As a tourism destination, Uganda is blessed with natural advantages. Located at the heart of Africa, the  country is rich in wildlife, nature, culture, heritage and history. Its biological and cultural diversity is unmatched for a country the size of Great Britain or the US state of Oregon.

Eleven per cent of all birds in the world can be found in Uganda. In fact, Uganda has more species of birds per square kilometer than anywhere else in the world. It is a bird's haven for bird enthusiasts.

Uganda is the home of the world’s largest population of gorillas and other primates as well as a range of other wildlife including the Big Five, reptiles and over 1,000 species of birds (50 percent of Africa’s birds and butterfly species).

With almost 40 percent of its land mass is covered by water, rivers and wetlands, it is little wonder that Uganda is home to the source of the Nile, the world's longest river. Temperatures all year round average 25-30c.

And for those who like to socialize, this is the land of some of the friendliest people anywhere. Kampala is known for it entertainment earning it the title entertainment capital of East Africa.


Where we operate


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Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism

We support homestays that allow home owners benefit from tourism

We promote community tourism and support such initiatives by private sector players

We work with other public and private agencies to promote conservation of our natural heritage

Features & Services

Destination Marketing and Promotion

Development and promotion of tourism investment

Regulation of hospitality / accomodation facilities to ensure quality standards

Support and development of tourism private sector