Recently voted by lonely planet as the best tourist destination in the world, Uganda as a country and tourist destination offers an ideal holiday and adventure hub to tourists of any nature, be it sole travelers, business travelers, Honey moon or holiday travelers, rafters and all other kinds of travelers; Uganda will always give you a memorable and life time experience offering unique African safaris such as a gorilla safari, wildlife safaris, fishing safaris, birding safaris, chimpanzee tracking safaris,nile safaris, cultural safaris and many more.
Most famous of the safaris in Uganda is the gorilla safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mgahinga Forest, Virunga Mountains in Congo and the volcanoes in Rwanda which are all home to the mountain gorillas. This safari will enable you track and spend some time with these endangered apes and while you are at it you will also get a chance of exploring the wild life and rare bird species found in these habitats. Once you are done tracking the mountain gorillas, this safari will then spin you around the 10 national parks of Uganda where you will come across various wild life, birding and also get a chance of visiting the local community living around these areas.
This country gifted by mother nature has always been known as the gem of wildlife and that can be seen in the variety of wild life found in the 10 national parks which include queen Elizabeth famous for the tree climbing lions, lake mburo national park known for the largest number of primates in the world,rwenzori national park, mountain elgon national park,murchison falls national park,kidepo national park,mgahinga national park,bwindi impenetrable national park and other wild life reserves which are rich in wildlife, breathtaking scenery and a rich African heritage that has been preserved. For you to see all this you need to undertake a wild life safari tour across Uganda. Most Uganda Safaris fall with a week+ safari which will give you the chance to view a lot of wildlife and the big five which include the lion, cape Buffalo, Leopard, African Elephant and Rhino.
Did you know that half of Uganda is covered by water, well in case you want to agree with me take a fishing safari on Lake Victoria the largest fresh water body in Uganda and you will agree with me. This fishing safari will take you to the various fishing hot spots Uganda has to offer for instance a four day fishing safari will take you to the Murchison falls which is famous for sport fishing activities and you can do this while enjoying the spectacular view of the falls and various wild around the park. other fishing spots included in this safari are the river Nile and other hidden islands on lake Victoria. Other Uganda Tours on offer include birding safari package in the various national parks,chimpanzee tracking safari in lake mburo national park, cultural safari around Uganda and a Nile safari along the Nile which is exactly what you need to enjoy a true vacation.
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Uganda offers a unique mountain gorilla attraction, the most friendly and biggest living primates on earth. To avid mountaineers Mt Elgon and The Rwenzori “Mountains of the Moon” are dream destinations. For dedicated ornithologists, Uganda is the place to be to catch a glimpse of the shoebill, the raucous black & white casqued hornbill as well as the gem-like green broadbill.
Check out the huge selection of attractions & adventures the country offers, like the magical serene islands in lake Victoria, the fascinating savannah national parks, the numerous cultural sites, mountain climbing, the Equator and many more.