East Africa’s best wildlife spots

Our pick of the best national parks to visit in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

Celebrating Uganda’s unbeatable natural splendour

Whatever your area of interest, this African nation is awash with an unparalleled array of natural delights.

Nature’s gentle giants: a comprehensive guide to gorilla tracking

For many, gorilla tracking is a spine-tingling wildlife experience without peer.

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.

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. 

The best birdwatching sites in the world

Whether you are a novice or an avid birdwatcher, aviary spectacles can be amongst the greatest in the animal kingdom.

Impenetrable

Dom Tulett travelled to Uganda as part of his prize for winning the 2016 Bradt New Travel Writer of the Year award. This is Dom’s account of that unforgettable trip.

The best adventure experiences in the world

Your bucket list is about to get a whole lot longer.