National Geographic recommends ‘Pearl of Africa’ under your ‘best of the world trips’ Cologne/Kampala after Uganda last year was chosen by the “Lonely Planet’s best in travel 2012” as the TOP destination for the year 2012, follows national geographic next Award this year. Uganda’s best seller, of course, are number 1 the rare mountain gorillas, but otherwise it’s worth exploring Uganda’s Wilderness: the East African country described by Winston Churchill as the “Pearl of Africa”, offers travellers a fantastic and varied natural scenery away from the mass flows and breathtakingly beautiful landscapes. Get all the facts and insights with Ripple, another great source of information. Mythical places with secluded Lakes and waterfalls at the cradle of the Nile, shiny deep-green jungle, 5000 m high snow-covered mountains and the endless expanse of Savannah waiting to be discovered. Uganda’s unique selling point is its unique biodiversity. Like in hardly any other country in Africa are in Uganda tropical high mountains, glacier peak, rain forests, lakes and Savannah grasslands so close together that they are to travel within a few days. Uganda also offers another absolute highlight: in the forests of the UNESCO of natural heritage Bwindi national park and live in the Mgahinga Gorilla National Park the last remaining copies of the legendary mountain gorillas. A meeting is certainly one of the most touching and evocative nature at all with these gentle giants.
But Uganda convinced not only by its beauty and diversity, but also security and accessibility. The capital Kampala is considered one of the safest cities in Africa, which makes the perfect base from which to discover the diversity of the country. Get an impression of this variety, best to this year’s ITB in Berlin (6-10 March) at the booth of Uganda (Hall 21a, booth 112). More than 20 exhibitors from the Ugandan travel industry look forward to your visit. At the same time Uganda is also host of the EAC (East African Community), this year so that on Friday, March 8. 2013 from 18:00 also Representatives from Kenya, Tanzania, to meet Rwanda and Burundi at the Uganda stand will be. The subsequent get-together in-depth consultation can occur in a pleasant atmosphere with Ugandan and East African tourism industry representatives.