Destination Uganda

TOURIST DESTINATIONS IN UGANDA. WHERE TO GO!

Uganda Safari Destinations

TOP THINGS TO DO IN UGANDA. WHERE TO GO!

Attractions in Uganda is based on the lushness of Uganda’s national parks with impressive wildlife, which are combined with spectacular landscapes, lakes and Rivers, Hot springs, Historical /cultural sites, Cities, peoples livelihood and its conducive climatic conditions, all of these provide the best setting for some of the Africa’s most memorable visitors experience.

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos.

In the southwest, Queen Elizabeth National Park’s wetlands, rainforests and rolling plains shelter big game like lions and elephants. There's hiking and climbing in Mount Elgon National Park, whose namesake extinct volcano rises 4,300m above the park's caves and hot springs. The vibrant capital, Kampala, is home to the Uganda Museum, which explores the country’s tribal heritage. The city's Lubiri Palace is the former seat of the Buganda Kingdom. On the shores of Lake Victoria lies Entebbe, a British colonial town with popular beaches.

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park offers the best gorilla tracking and viewing opportunities in the world for this rarest primate and is the Highlight of any safari to Uganda together with unforgettable encounter with the chimpanzees in Kibale forest as well as Queen Elizabeth and Budongo forests in Murchison falls national parks. Uganda is also well known birding destination within African continent with over 1000 bird species recorded in different areas.

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When to Visit Uganda

The best wildlife-viewing months in Uganda are during the Dry seasons from June to August and December to February. Primate walks in the forest are a big part of any safari in Uganda. The habitat of rainforests is, by default, very wet and one can't avoid rain completely. However, after heavy rain, the skies often open up to bright sunshine.

Best time to go Gorilla Trekking

Bwindi is open for gorilla tracking all year long, but the best times to go gorilla trekking are from June to August and December to February. At these times the forest trails are drier and therefore less slippery.

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