Known as the "pearl of Africa", Uganda boasts one of the tallest mountain ranges in Africa, the Rwenzori Range. The country is also famous for Lake Victoria, Africa's largest natural lake. Uganda's diverse wildlife and breathtaking landscapes make it a nature lover's haven. Visit the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, home to over 300 mountain gorillas and a number of other primate species such as baboons and chimpanzees. The park's hillsides are covered in thick lush rain forests. For a taste of everyday life in Uganda, head to its capital Kampala. The thriving city is teeming with modern restaurants and cafes and make for ideal spots to rub shoulders with locals.