The Pearl of Africa Uganda is one of the best tourist destinations in East Africa. The country has an exceptional variety of landscape, ranging from arid savannas to lakes, swamps, rivers, tropical forests and high mountains. Its unique topography in the west derived from great earth movements faulted the earth’s crust to create the Albertine rift valley and the fabled mountains of the moon, the Rwenzori, the intense volcanic activity created mountain Elgon in the east, the Kirungas in the south west and the crater lands around Fortportal and kasese truly makes the country to be the number one destination in Africa.