The Top Interesting Tourist Attractions and Activities in Uganda

Buffaloes in Uganda

Uganda is a landlocked nation found in the Eastern part of Africa bordered by different countries in all directions like; Kenya in the east, South Sudan in the North, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the west, Rwanda in the southwest, and Tanzania in the southern direction. Additionally, Uganda is well known for its rich wildlife life which attracts more thousands of international tourists every year. Before starting your Uganda safaris, you need to pass through several wildlife parks and vast land of different types of animals.

National Parks

Game Drive in Uganda

On your safari in Uganda, you will unquestionably pass through different national parks. These national parks host different tourist attractions and activities like; gorilla trekking, chimps tracking, wildlife viewing, and many others. Uganda has 10 national parks and 13 wildlife reserves. Anyhow all national parks have no similarity to each other too. So during your Uganda safari, you will enjoy the most extreme clarity, since you know that Uganda is landlocked with the Kenya border. Therefore most of the wildlife relocates from the Kenya doorway because it is unavoidable for the tourists from seeing the sight of the Kenyan wildlife on the Uganda floor. Since the national parks in Uganda are well organized, so you can enjoy them to a full amount.

Among all national parks, Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular one in Uganda and other national parks include; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park which is famous for gorilla safaris, Kibale Forest National Park which is also well known for its 13 species of primate including the rare Chimpanzees, there is also Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National, Semuliki National Park, Mount Elgon National Park, and many others.

Game Viewing
When you are on the Uganda gorilla safaris, you will presumably realize it is the most interesting safari since it involves entering deep in the forest in search of rare and endangered mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Gorilla watching activity in Uganda is done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. In-game watching, you will be able to see and interact with different animals in Uganda’s national parks like; leopards, buffalos, antelopes, kobs, bushbabies, warthogs, elephants, and many other animals. If you’re lucky enough, you will be able to see the tree-climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Water Sports
Uganda is strategically located in the African Great Lakes Region, so you can expect a lot of the water bodies there. So, you will find plenty of water sports opportunities in Uganda. In these water bodies, you will choose the type of water sports according to your interest. You can also enjoy white water rafting on River Nile, you can also do a boat cruise on any lake in Uganda. Since it is a lifetime experience; you can also explore other water animals like crocodiles and hippos in the Great Lake Region.

There are several mountains in Uganda where you can enjoy the hiking experience like Mount Elgon, Mountain Rwenzori, Mount Mgahinga, among others. Therefore, on your Uganda safari, do not forget to include a mountain hiking experience; it is also an amazing experience.