King of cats: the best places to see lions

We’ve scoured the African continent for some of the best sites to get up close and personal with lions.

The most impressive lakes in the world

From boiling lakes to vast alpine bodies of water, these are our favourite lakes from around the world. 

Seeing the wood for the trees: 11 of the world’s most spectacular forests

Covering even more of the world than our guidebooks, forests are ubiquitous but almost always different.

Five alternative wildlife experiences in Uganda

There’s much more to Uganda than tracking gorillas in the mist.

Uganda’s best adventure activities

Uganda is the perfect destination for adventure lovers and adrenaline junkies

Southwest Uganda: what not to miss

Hosting the most varied safari circuit anywhere in Africa, southwest Uganda is packed with spectacular wildlife and incredible landscapes

In search of king whale-head

The story of the shoebill, one of Africa’s most elusive birds.

The best places to see chimpanzees

Want to catch a glimpse of our closest genetic relatives? Here’s where to head.

Meet the Sponsors – Tourism Uganda

This year we’re welcoming the tourist boards of two brilliant big cat destinations as sponsors of our festival. The first, Tourism Uganda, shows us why there’s far more to the country’s wildlife than gorillas. 

The world’s greatest wildlife encounters

From gorilla tracking in the Virungas to climbing for condors in Peru, we pick our favourite wildlife encounters from across the globe.