Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Closes Until Further Notice

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Closes Until Further Notice

On April 20th 2021, the Uganda Wildlife Authority announced through a statement that Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola is to be closed until further notice following continued disagreements between the entities that operate the sanctuary at the moment. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a collaborative effort … ...
Mabira Forest

Mabira Forest

Mabira forest is among the largest surviving natural forests in the country covering about 300 square kilometers located along the Kampala- Jinja highway in Buikwe district and very accessible throughout the year. It has been protected as Mabira Forest Reserve since 1932 and a home … ...
Namengo Hill Cultural Site

Namengo Hill Cultural Site

Namengo Hill Cultural Site/ Tonda palace (Embuga ya Tonda) is located in Kyampisi, Mukono District. Locals in the area call it,”Essabo lya Ssalongo Kabuye” which is loosely translated as “Ssalongo Kabuye’s Shrine. The person being mention is the caretaker of the hill and shrine. This … ...
National Railway Museum to be Built in Jinja City

National Railway Museum to be Built in Jinja City

Plans are in high gear to open a National Railway Museum in Uganda in order to preserve the rich historical heritage of the vast railway network and its impact in terms of colonialism and development, social-economic and racial relations in the country, and neighbouring Kenya … ...
Amabeere ga Nyinamwiru Caves

Amabeere ga Nyinamwiru Caves

Amabeere ga Nyinamwiru Caves, loosely translated as “breasts of Nyinamwiru caves” are a cultural site with remarkable history These with teat like protrusions dripping milky water, located on Nyakasura Hill not far from Fort portal town. These are damp caves that tell a sad historical … ...
Wonders of Uganda

Wonders of Uganda

Uganda is a small beautiful landlocked country located across the Equator line in the heart of Africa. The country boasts of a myriad of sights that take your breath away, no wonder Winston Churchill named it the, “Pearl of Africa.”The country is blessed with different … ...
Uganda Wildlife Authority cuts Gorilla and Chimpanzee permit prices

Uganda Wildlife Authority cuts Gorilla and Chimpanzee permit prices

The Uganda Wildlife Authority recently launched a festive season discount offer to incentivize Domestic, Regional and International tourists to travel to the National Parks in Uganda by reducing prices on Gorilla Permits, Chimpanzee Permits as well as National Park Entrance Fees from 01 December 2021 … ...
Dindo Hill, Home to Buganda’s First Man

Dindo Hill, Home to Buganda’s First Man

Dindo Hill is believed to be the home of the first Muganda man, Ssekabaka Kintu. It is located in Kasawo, Mukono District along Kayunga road. Kintu according to the famous Kiganda legend is believed to have been the first man to live in the current … ...
Time to Travel to Uganda Once Again!

Time to Travel to Uganda Once Again!

On 1st October, Entebbe International Airport which had been closed to the country for passenger flights since 23rd March 2020 as way of combating the spread of coronavirus disease, COVID-19 was tentatively opened up for commercial flights. During the time, only emergency flights comprising of … ...
Toro Royal Palace

Toro Royal Palace

Toro Royal Palace a unique building siting on a hill overlooking Fort Portal town in Western Uganda. It is the official residence of the Toro King, King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, the supreme cultural leader of the kingdom. He is the youngest ruling … ...
The Jinja Railway Bridge

The Jinja Railway Bridge

The Jinja Railway Bridge was built in the late 1920 and completed in 1931. It is the first steel bridge that was built across the Nile in Uganda and one of the most iconic structures on the railway system that was built from Mombasa to … ...
Kagulu Rock Hill

Kagulu Rock Hill

Kagulu Rock Hill is located in Buyende north-east of Kamuli town in eastern Uganda; the rock is a mystical wonder that rises approximately 3,500 feet above sea level with spectacular 360- degrees view around it with an expanse green vegetation, Victoria Nile and Lake Kyoga … ...
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison falls/ Kabalega Falls, “The World’s Greatest Waterfall” is a waterfall along the mighty river Nile where the Victoria Nile breaks and forces its way through a seven (7) meter gorge toppling 43 meters below with a thunderous roar into the “Devil’s Cauldron” which forms … ...
Lake Mburo Weekend Safari

Lake Mburo Weekend Safari

Lake Mburo Weekend getaway safari will take you to one of the smallest National Parks in Uganda– Lake Mburo National Park which is located approximately 240km (by road) west of Kampala. With an exciting and thrilling wildlife watching in arm’s reach of Kampala, Lake Mburo … ...
Biharwe Eclipse Monument

Biharwe Eclipse Monument

Monuments are one of the most important tourist attractions in a destination, mainly because they represent a significant historical event hence worth exploring during your visit. One of the most historical monuments in Uganda is the 1520 AD Biharwe Eclipse Monument nestled on Biharwe hill … ...
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

“A Medley of Wonders” Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) is the country’s most popular Savannah reserve and has a variety of wildlife and diverse eco systems which are composed of sprawling Savannah, sparkling lakes, lush wetlands, and shady humid forests. These varied habitats support a … ...
Makulungo Forest Reserve

Makulungo Forest Reserve

Makulungo Forest Reserve, (locally known as Nakuzesinze forest) found in Butambala District was among the over 500 central forest reserves in Uganda managed by the National Forest Authority, currently managed under the Butambala District Local Government. The total area of land covered is 12,657.47 km² … ...
The Source of River Nile Uganda

The Source of River Nile Uganda

The big question among many geographers and explorers/ discoverers for thousands of years has been where the exact source of the Nile is. With many lakes and rivers pouring waters into this mighty river, this subject could be a matter of constant speculation. In August … ...
Ssezibwa Waterfalls Mukono

Ssezibwa Waterfalls Mukono

Ssezibwa Waterfalls are located along Kampala- Jinja Highway in the heart of Mukono District and are one of Uganda’s hidden cultural treasures. This site offers visitors beautiful views of waterfalls amidst sharp edged rocks and a splendid sound of them plunging down the dented rocks. … ...
Musita-Namayingo-Busia Road

Musita-Namayingo-Busia Road

With GVA Foundation-Africa launching projects in Namayingo district of Uganda, SunTrack Adventures and GVA Foundation -Africa teams cruised the newly tarmacked extremely smooth Musita- Mayuge-Namayingo- Busia road and we realized its one of the beautiful roads in Uganda. This road offers one of the best … ...
The Culture of Bamasaba /Bagisu Tribe

The Culture of Bamasaba /Bagisu Tribe

Uganda cultural heritage is so rich and unveiling it through experience is the only suitable way one can get to learn about a certain culture. On this particular cultural exchange tour, SunTrack Adventures takes you through the Bamasaba people, hailing from areas of Mountain Elgon … ...
Forest Resort Beach Kasenge

Forest Resort Beach Kasenge

A combination of birding, nature walks and canoeing in a mysterious “lake” culminates in the courage to get down on one knee at the “Dating Island” and ask: “Will you marry me?” Under the setting sun, with magical reflections of a tropical jungle dancing in … ...
World’s Smallest Church

World’s Smallest Church

Yes, the world’s smallest church is in Uganda, Nebbi district. Bethel Chapel seats at jaw-dropping beautiful rolling hills of Biku, in Erussi subcounty in Nebbi district. Around this church are nine prayer points which allow people to pray, praise and meditate on the word of … ...
The Alikua Pyramid

The Alikua Pyramid

The Alikua pyramid in Maracha district, the only visible surviving legacy of the nineteenth century Belgian occupation of the West Nile region. When you mention pyramids, the only thing that rings a bell in the minds of some Ugandans, are the Egyptian ones they learnt … ...
Maria Adua Waterfalls

Maria Adua Waterfalls

Miria Adua was born in Pakwach near the Nile during one of the travels by Adua. Miria Adua was the first born son of Adua, the former County Chief of Maracha also the Chief Judge of West Nile by the time of his retirement in … ...
Nyege Nyege Festival Still Uncomfirmed

Nyege Nyege Festival Still Uncomfirmed

The fate of Uganda’s biggest annual music festival Nyege Nyege still hangs in the balance with well over two months to the planned dates. The festival was slated for 3- 6 September 2020 at the Nile Discovery Resort Beach in Njeru. The festival attracts thousands … ...
Amber Court in Jinja Still Lying in Ruins

Amber Court in Jinja Still Lying in Ruins

In the 50s, 60s and 70s , it was the most happening place in Jinja. It was one of Idi Amin’s most popular hangouts in Jinja and it also once hosted Queen Elizabeth II. Today, its but a shadow of its former self and a … ...
Uganda Reopens National Parks for Tourism

Uganda Reopens National Parks for Tourism

Uganda has reopened its savannah national parks for tourism after a significant control over the COVID-19 pandemic. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) said in a statement that all the savannah national parks are open for tourism after standard operating procedures have been put in place … ...
Things to Do and Attractions in Kampala

Things to Do and Attractions in Kampala

When you decide to explore Kampala you will be guaranteed a memorable sightseeing adventure. In addition to Kampala’s historic buildings and rich cultures, there are so many interesting things to do and see. Uganda’s national and commercial capital city Kampala was historically known as the … ...
Thrilling Adventure Experiences in Uganda

Thrilling Adventure Experiences in Uganda

For those who love extreme outdoor activities, SunTrack Adventures offers some of the most thrilling adventure experiences in Uganda. Sometimes adventure may require special skills and physical exertion, with activities involving exploration and working on adrenaline rush.  At SunTrack Adventures, we organize adventure experiences, designed … ...