Uganda is understood as the “Pearl of Africa” as named by Winston Churchill after having an adventure visit in Africa. Many travellers love to visit Uganda due to its abundant exciting tourist destinations. These places do have memorable natural attractions that offer you a full adventure on your African safari. In this article, we are more than happy to show you the top 6 must-visit destinations in Uganda in 2023
Kampala is a known capital city of Uganda gifted with a variety of exciting tourist attractions and activities. It is important to know that safaris to different destinations in Uganda start and end in Kampala. On this account, therefore Kampala is known as a hub centre for different interesting safari destinations in Uganda. Upon your arrival in the city, you can have a city tour with a skilled guide who offers you a drive through the city as you discover the thrilling goodness of the city. The city tour takes you to discover interesting destinations such as; Uganda Museum, Kasubi tombs, Uganda martyrs shrine Namugongo, Kabaka’s lake, Gadhafi’s mosque, Nakasero Market, Owino Market, Uganda independent monument and many other destinations. Thus, offering you a great unforgettable adventure while in the Pearl Of Africa.
Jinja is understood to as the adventure capital of East Africa being the source of the River Nile. The city is one of the busiest economies and the second biggest city after Kampala. One of the thrilling facts about Jinja is that it has the source of the Nile is the number one reason why you have to get a trip to Jinja City. The city offers thrilling activities which include; white water rafting, horse riding, tubing, bungee jumping and many other activities. If you are an adventure seeker, Jinja is the ideal destination you must visit on your next Uganda Safaris. A road trip to Jinja is approximately 2 to 3 hours drive by road with a skilled driver/guide.
Murchison falls national park is the biggest national park located in the northwestern part of Uganda. The park is one of the leading visited tourist destinations and it is home to multiple unique attractions like; the eye-catching falls, fascinating wildlife populations, majestic landscapes, and rich culture among many others.
- Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is a fantastic destination that gives a unique wildlife adventure. The park is popularly understood as home to an amazing number of wildlife species. A visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park offers you the possibility to pleasure in a broad range of impressive safari activities. While here, enjoy a rewarding boat cruise adventure on the wonderful kazinga channel that combines scenic Lake Edward and George. On the coasts of the Kzinga channel, have a sighting of extraordinary wildlife like populations of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, herds of elephants and different bird species. Enjoy a guided game drive that brings you to observe different fascinating animals like tree-climbing lions, buffalos, elephants, leopards, hyenas, antelopes and many other animals. Some of the birdlife in the park include; African fish eagles, and kingfisher among many others.
- Bwindi impenetrable national park
Welcome to Bwindi forest national park the home of nearly half of the remaining population of mountain gorillas in the world. Bwindi forest is located in the southwestern region of Uganda. The park has been rated the top destination that gives the most suitable mountain gorilla trekking adventure. There are approximately 19 habituated Gorilla families in the Bwindi forest. For a memorable Gorilla adventure, Bwindi’s impenetrable forest national park is divided into 4 sectors which include; Rushaga, Ruhija, Buhoma and Nkuringo sectors which provide you with a delight in dreamlife gorilla adventure. The park is approximately 9 to 10 hours drive by road through Masaka Mbarara highway, Ntungamo-Kabale to Kisoro district then finally join Bwindi forest. To visit the endangered mountain gorillas in the wild you are needed to have a Gorilla permit that costs 700 dollars per person.
- Kibale forest national park
It is another impressive Uganda safaris destination having the biggest number of chimpanzees in Africa. In case you are a primate lover, Kibale forest national park is famously understood as a “Primate Capital of East Africa” where you discover thrilling primates. There are almost 13 primate species including an amazing population of chimpanzees, monkeys, and baboons among other primates. Just like the Mountain gorillas, for anyone to visit chimpanzees in Kibale forest national park, you are needed to book a chimpanzee permit that allows you to enter the park. It is of excellent importance to mention that Kibale forest national park is one of the great birding destinations with multiple colourful bird species such as the sunbirds, weaver birds, red bishop, great turaco and many other bird species hence offering you a memorable adventure in the jungle.
Preparing for an Uganda safari this season and thinking about which destination to visit, the above 6 places will surely offer you the greatest African safari adventure. You can get in touch with us by sending us an email to email@example.com or call us now at Airtel;- (+256-707457134 ), MTN;- (+256-774784213), WhatsApp:- (+256-775694186) to speak or chat with our reservations team.