Why visit Uganda for your Safari

gorilla-tracking-ugandaWhy visit Uganda for your Safari

Uganda is famously referred to as the Pearl of Africa which is not far from the truth considering for her natural resources combined with a very hospitable population providing a thrilling experience. The main activities that are a must try are;

  • Mountain gorilla tracking and chimpanzee trekking

  • Hike Virunga Volcanoes and the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains

  • Wildlife tour and spotting the amazing Big-5

  • Adventure water sport

  • Ssese Island hopping Bird watching

Impressive places to visit in Uganda

Some interesting places that are a must visit in Uganda include these national parks, cultural sites, museums and islands.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park: Explore a spectacular national park that hosts more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas and other wild animals like elephants, antelopes, chimpanzees, monkeys, among others. Track the endangered mountain gorillas through the thick Bwindi forest which is home of over eleven mountain gorilla families each lead by a Silverback.

Queen Elizabeth National Park: This is one of the most famous national parks in Uganda. It is the best spot in Uganda to see wildlife such as crocodiles, leopards, chimpanzees and Tree climbing lions, African elephants, hippos, antelopes, birds among others. Some activities to enjoy there include game drive, chimpanzee trekking, bird watching, cultural encounter and boat trip at Kazinga channel.

The Kasubi Royal Tombs: Kasubi Royal Tombs are the burial grounds of four Kabakas (Kings). As a result, the site remains an important spiritual and political site for the Ganda people, as well as an important example of traditional architecture. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 2001, when it was described as “one of the most remarkable buildings using purely vegetal materials in the entire region of sub-Saharan Africa

Ssese Islands: Discover the eighty four archipelagos that makeup the Ssese Islands of Uganda on Lake Victoria. The islands. The Ssese Islands are Uganda’s version of the Indian Ocean Islands like Zanzibar. Lonely Planet has name the Ssese Islands as one of the best places to relax and chill out with its tropical Sun, sandy beaches, palm trees, quaint fishing villages, cool forests, simply provide one of Uganda’s best places to relax as visitors come to Uganda or are ready to return to their country.

Uganda Museum: Trace Uganda’s history from the stone age period to the present day at the Uganda Museum in Kampala. The museum showcases Uganda’s cultural, historical and political background with ancient materials, cultural and traditional tools used by the ‘grand parents’ of Uganda. Visit Uganda Museum, which is situated in Kampala and learn Uganda’s rich cultural heritage.

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