10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda
10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda

With a collection of landscapes a high biodiversity rating and incredibly kind people, Uganda is loaded with tons of wonderful things. Famously understood as the Pearl of Africa, it is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, the third-highest mountain on the earth and the source of the world’s longest river, the Nile. This landlocked country is gifted with a variety of wildlife, a beautiful culture, ideal lakes and stunning waterfalls. If you are preparing for your holiday in Uganda, here are the top 10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda.

10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda

Do a Uganda Safari

Your holiday in Uganda is never done without a safari to the jungles to see wildlife. Uganda has many wild animals in various landscapes including savannah, woodlands and green forests where game drives, nature walks and hikes are conducted. African wildlife discovered on Uganda safaris are elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, zebras and giraffes. On game drives, you will see lions, leopards and hyenas among many other wild animals.

Major safari destinations in Uganda include the Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park.

Have a primate trek

10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda
Nowadays, primates are the main attractions in Uganda and Africa because of their attractiveness yet some of them are endangered. If you are planning for a fun-filled primate adventure, take a visit to Uganda’s primate destinations and leave with memories with smiles on your face.

Enter a gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Forest Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park and discover the big mountain gorillas in their families taking care of their babies or probably feeding since they walk a lot looking for food. Second to gorillas are our nearest cousins, the chimpanzees. Visiting these apes in their natural habitat is very exciting. Chimpanzees are friendly and can make funny pauses for you to capture memories of your holiday.

Visit the Murchison Falls

The powerful Murchison Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in the world. They are created at a point where the Nile passes through a 7m gorge before pouring through 43m down and moving to Lake Albert. If you want to visit one of the incredible stunning landscapes in Africa, then add this destination to your bucket list.

Murchison Waterfalls are found in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s biggest national park that ranks top for game drives where tons of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, giraffes and lions are seen.

Go near to the Source of the Nile

Many people have heard about the River Nile but may not have an idea where it begins its journey. Have a Journey to Eastern Uganda and discover where the River Nile separates from Lake Victoria. Located in Jinja, the source of the Nile is a point reached by many travellers on a boat cruise along the Nile. There are many different adventurous things to do in Jinja, such as white water rafting, bungee jumping, quad biking, kayaking and horseback riding.

Visit the Equator Line

10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda
Stand in both the northern and southern hemispheres of the earth at the landmark of the equator line in Kayabwe along the Kampala – Masaka road. At this same place, you can have a cup of coffee at the restaurant and get yourself a souvenir for remembering the trip to Uganda.

Track Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

10 Exciting Things To Do On Your Holiday in Uganda
Although you will not see the Rhinos in Uganda’s national parks while on a safari, the good news is that they can be seen at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This memorable walk in the savannahs is guided by a ranger guide who helps tourists see the Rhinos. Besides Rhinos, the sanctuary has some hippos, crocodiles, antelopes and around 250 species of birds which can be discovered during the trek.

Visit the Kasubi Tombs

Located on Kasubi Hill, Kasubi tombs are a world heritage place that keeps stunning gems of the Buganda kingdom. A visit to Kasubi tombs allows an understanding of the history of Buganda, their tradition, rituals and the 4 former kings of the Buganda kingdom that were buried here. A guided tour around Kampala city will take you to different famous cultural sites and the Uganda Museum of course.

Explore the Ssese islands

Enjoy the coolness of an unspoiled island on Africa’s largest freshwater lake. While on the boat ride to Ssese Island, you will like every view of Lake Victoria. The Ssese Islands are an archipelago of 84 islands located to give impressive activities such as boating, forest walks, sailing, hiking and chilling at the beach.

Relax at the Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Being found near Lake Victoria, this is one of the reasons why the Entebbe Botanical Gardens are a more conducive area for anyone looking for a relaxed, natural and fresh breath. Birding lovers have a great time at the Entebbe Botanical Gardens since it holds a lot of attractive birds. It is even home to monkeys, butterflies and squirrels which will light your day. Entebbe Botanical Gardens is an ideal destination with beautiful flowers and trees.

Join the Traditional cultural experience at Ndere Centre

Uganda holds more than 50 tribes, each with special religions, traditions and lifestyles. They pride themselves on amazing outfits, enjoyable songs and beautiful dances. Go to the Ndere Cultural Centre on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday to discover Uganda’s traditional culture.

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