Highest Peak: Ruwenzori Mountains - 5,109 m
Home to almost half of the world's surviving mountain gorillas, Uganda is one of Africa's best destination to track and see gorillas in their natural habitat.
Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos and herds of elephants.