Uganda is one of the most interesting countries to visit in Africa. It is one of the best adventure tourism as well as nature tourism destinations in the world. Abundant with natural reserves, scenic mountain ranges and rare species of birds and animals, Uganda is truly a paradise on earth.
Some of The Best Places To Visit In Uganda
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Home to half the world population of gorillas, gorilla tracking in Uganda is one of the most popular and unique activities this country has to offer to tourists. Most of these primates are found in the tropical rain forests in South West of Uganda.
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However, tourists can get a glimpse of a few gorilla families at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, the primates of this park are oriented for tourist visits.
Home to 5,000 chimpanzees, another unique and fascinating experience this country has to offer is chimpanzee trekking. Tourists can indulge in this activity at the Kibale National Park , Budongo Forest and Kyambura Gorge. Visitors can also get a glimpse of some other residents of these forests like black and white colossiol, blue and red tailed monkey, golden monkeys and bush babies.
Those wanting to indulge in adventure sport would be in for a treat in Uganda. The rafting commences at Lake Victoria in Jinja town.
This lake is also a source of the River Nile and goes through several rapids and mesmerizing scenes of nature. Rafting on this route is an experience of a lifetime and a must do activity in Uganda.
A trip to the continent of Africa is incomplete without indulging in a wildlife safari. Uganda offers an opportunity to it visitors to pick for numerous safaris across a wide range of National Parks and Natural Reserves.
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Undertaking a Ugandan Safari is a true way of connecting with nature and getting a glimpse of the rich wildlife of this country. Some of the best places to enjoy a safari include that of the Kidepo Valley National park, Queen Elizabeth national park and the Bwindi National Park.
In addition to wildlife Uganda is also thriving in marine life. Another interesting activity to cosset in here is sport fishing in the Murchison Falls National Park and Lake Victoria. The Nile Perch also the largest fresh water fish is the main catch of the waters here. This is a once in a life time experience which visitors must indulge in.
Home to over 1000 different species of birds, Uganda has over the years evolved as a world famous destination for bird watching. Some rare species of birds one can site here are African fish eagle, lyre tailed honey guide, Papyrus gonolek and hornbills.
The best location for bird watching is the Queen Elizabeth National park, Semliki National Park, Murchison Falls National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Spanning over 120 km Rwenzori is the largest mountain range of the continent of Africa. These colossal mountains offer a range of activities ranging from trekking, camping and hiking. The best time to enjoy the verdant vegetations of these mountains is between the months of December to February.