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The top things to do in Uganda.
There is a various reason why the pearl of Africa- Uganda is one of the most visited countries in the African continent. Uganda prides the beautiful rich and natural diversity, the dynamic culture and the mouth-watering foods resulting from the warm climates and fertile soils. Are you an adventurous person, wildlife lover, interested in different cultural practices, just know that Uganda is the best safari destination for you. Below is the bucket of the must things to do when you choose Uganda as your safari destination.
There is no best gorilla trekking experience that matches with that of Uganda. In the dark jungles of Bwindi Impenetrable national park and Mgahinga National park. It should be remembered that Uganda habitats the National park with the world’s highest population of these magnificent creatures- mountain Gorillas which is Bwindi Impenetrable National park. The gorilla trekking experience is such an emotional and interesting experience since it requires some physical fitness to hike through the jungles when looking for the mountain gorillas from their world.
Viewing the wildlife physically is such a classic experience. The pearl of Africa is encompassed with both savannah parks and wildlife reserves – Queen Elizabeth National park, Murchison falls National park, Lake Mburo National Park and Kidepo Valley National park where the different animal species are conserved. Among the wildlife, you will absolutely view the big five animals- African elephant, lion, leopards, buffalos and the rhino. These animals will be viewed during a game drive and among others like the hippos, zebras, cheetahs, Uganda kobs and others will also be seen.
Uganda has about 5000 recorded human- like primates- chimpanzees with the highest population of about 1500 in Kibale National park. Visit Uganda and get an opportunity of watching the chimpanzees off fence as you spend time and also interact with them. Learn about their lives in different ways like feeding, behaviors and also take pictures with them. Find these amazing primates in Kibale National park, Budongo forest, Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National park and also Kalinzu forest.
Make your safari the most memorable by taking part in the boat cruise experience at the source of the Nile in Jinja, Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National park, Lake Mburo in Lake Mburo National park, In Murchison Falls National park and on Lake Victoria the world’s largest fresh waterbody. While on a boat trip, get an opportunity to see the Nile crocodiles, herds of hippos, waterbucks, and also groups of elephants while on the riverbanks.
Uganda is a rich bird watching destination with almost 50% of the population of bird species in Africa. View the beautiful and colorful bird species and also enjoy the song like sounds of bird species like the must-see shoebill stork, grey crowned cranes, green- breasted pitta, African Jacana, African green broadbill, bar-tailed trogon and many different others. These bird species can be seen in destinations like Murchison falls National park, Bwindi Impenetrable National park, Kibale National park, Semuliki National park and many others reserves.
Uganda has a rich cultural heritage with different cultures and historical sites and about 56 different tribes including the Bantu in the central, south, west and East, the Nilotic, Hamites and others. Enjoy the practices and ways of these cultures by making Uganda your safari destination.
Mountain climbing and hiking.
Uganda has the mountain with the third highest point in Africa- mount Rwenzori and the one with the 8th. Highest point in Africa – mount Elgon. Both these mountains are the best destinations for nature lovers with a variety of bird species and rich vegetation zones and wildlife.
Kampala city tour
The Uganda’s capital- Kampala is a full source of tourism. The capital is made up of 22 hills which you can tour by either the use of a motorcycle or by having a guided walk. Also, the city is made up of the cultural, historical, and spiritual sites including the Uganda Museum, Rubaga cathedral, Uganda National mosque, Kasubi tombs, Kabaka’s palace, the Independence monument, the Bahai temple, Namirembe cathedral and many others.
Visit Uganda today and make your safari experience memorable, interesting and unforgettable.