Uganda is seen as basin shaped rising between the western and eastern arms of the rift valley. The country lies across the equator and is bordered by Tanzania in the south, Sudan in the north, Kenya in the east, Zaire in the west and Rwanda in the southwest.
The topography/Relief of Uganda is generally flat with an altitude of 1,000m in most parts of the country; however its location on the great African plateau and across the equator gives it a remarkable biological and physical diversity.
Uganda is naturally endowed with water bodies and fertility, 25% of the area is covered with lakes, rivers and swamps. The water bodies include Lake Victoria being the largest lake in Africa, the source of the River Nile the world’s longest river, Lake Kyoga in the center of the country, Lakes Edward, George and Albert close to the border of Congo.
Uganda is also a product of the African Continent uplift with the most mountainous part in the southwest that harbors the Rwenzori mountains which form the highest mountain in Africa, other mountains also include Mount Elgon, Virunga, Bufumbira Mountains on the southwestern border of Rwanda, the Northern Volcanoes of Uganda and many more of these physical features make Uganda a very interesting geographical part of Africa.
What to do in Uganda
Uganda as a tourism destination is blessed with variety of thrilling actvities that will give you wonderful memories and make you want to come back and visit again.
However two activities have stood out and that is Gorilla tracking in Bwindi impenetrable forest and White water rafting in Nalubale on the source of the Nile. This is a listing of some of the tourist activities that can be carried out while on tour in Uganda.
White Water Rafting In Jinja- Nalubale
The source of the Nile in Jinja offers the most thrilling and spectacular rafting experience in the world and ranks high in a list rafting destinations around the world and that’s why many tourists in Uganda always review it as the highlight of the tour to Uganda.
Conquer grade 5 rapids for a full of half day and for those who can’t handle the big rapids, there is always an alternative of a Safe boat which is also pretty fun. Drinks , eats are available at the first stop and the Photos , Videos of your experience await you at the end of rafting.