What’s more fun than taking photographs with both legs on separate hemispheres of the world (one on the left and another on the right)? The Uganda equator is definitely one attractions you should see on your safaris in Uganda. Wikipedia refers to the Equator as “The intersection of the earth’s surface with the plane perpendicular to the earth’s axis of rotation and containing the earth’s center of mass”. This line separates the two hemispheres of the world, the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere.

Uganda Equator

So many amazing thing happen at the Uganda Equator, the first is the fact that the sun rises and falls at a shorter interval while at the equator compared to other parts of the world. The second is the climate, the temperature around the equator is mostly warm almost throughout the entire which makes it a bit complex to cite the variations between seasons.

Another shocking fact is the fact that you are almost 4% lighter at the equator line. At the Uganda Equator, your weight will be less by 0.5% because the gravity at the line is 0.5%. This relates to the fact that the earth is not a perfect globule. At it’s respective poles, the ground is a bit flattened. You are probably some kilometers from the center of the earth while stepping on the equator which is not the case when you step on the poles. Because of this, gravity is slightly low at the equator because it drops with distance.

Uganda Equator

The Uganda Equator is situated at a place called Kayabwe in Mpigi District, approximately 75 kilometers from Kampala city by road. You will experience one of the warmest temperatures while at the Equator as you position yourself in the middle of the world. You will also need a sunscreen for your skin while standing at the Equator.

Good thing is all our gorilla trekking safaris include the equator experience. Gorilla Trekking in Uganda can only be carried out in Western Uganda, the same road that leads us to the Uganda Equator. Book a safari to Uganda with us today and we lead you to the Uganda Equator.