The travel destination Uganda at a glance: Information about hotels, tourism and sights in Uganda in East Africa. The inland Uganda, also called “The Pearl of Africa”, fascinates with a great variety of landscapes and a species-rich fauna.
From lakes and rivers, above all Lake Victoria and the White Nile, to snow-capped mountains in the Ruwenzori Mountains and numerous national parks, there is a lot to discover in Uganda. Uganda’s wildlife is also unique, as the national parks are home to rare species of birds, mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, as well as numerous wild animals.
The number of foreign tourists in Uganda has been increasing continuously for years, so that income from tourism has become an important economic factor for Uganda. The tourism sector in Uganda and the resulting sales account for around 4 percent of Uganda’s gross national product.