Uganda is one of the upcoming destinations in Africa. Attracting thousands of tourists, Uganda is an all year round destination that offer amazing experiences!Located astride the Equator, Uganda is mots famous for hosting nearly half of the world’s total remaining population of the mountain gorillas. It is also known for its unique attractions that include the snow capped Mountains of the Moon (the Rwenzoris), Source of the Nile in Jinja, chimpanzees in the Kibale Forest national park, the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha Sector etc.
Many travelers today look to visiting unknown destinations that have been lesser visited. No wonder Uganda was voted the best country to visit in 2012 by the Lonely Planet. Though it is easier to travel to Uganda, it is advisable to make all the necessary arrangements in time before embarking on your safari! While planning your Uganda safaris, I recommend to book with tour operator who is efficient with passion to arrange personal tailor made tour considering all aspects like providing standard safari trucks and professional tour guides. Along on your way to your preferred destination excitement is a must as your guide will be explaining all tourists’ attractions.
Where to Stay in Uganda
Safe, comfortable accommodations are booked to value for money. From the known safari lodges such as Mweya safari Lodge, Paraa Lodge, Chobe and more to lesser known lodges that fit budget travelers and backpacker requirements, Uganda’s tourism industry has developed to meet the needs of all travelers.
Things to Do on a Uganda Safari
There are lots of things to see and do on a safari in Uganda; gorilla trekking in Bwindi, the Chimp trekking in Kyambura gorge and the boat launch along the Kazinga Channel are great experiences that cannot be experienced elsewhere in Africa. Search for the tree climbing Lions in the Ishasha sector and your can retire in the spacious luxury Ishasha wilderness camp or the Ishasha Ntungwe River Camp for mid-range travelers. If you are after the rare Lions, A visit to Lake Katwe Salt mines, The Katwe community is just another great opportunity for lovers of cultural tourism to mix with the local community, learn about their culture and way of life.
You will also have the opportunity to buy local crafts, visit homes and the fishing village all within the park. For Birders, this is one of the best place to find a variety of migratory, intra migratory and indigenous bird species. You will encounter a great number of birds while on your boat trip along the Kazinga channel. You cannot also afford to miss out on the Munyanyange bird sanctuary one of the IBAs.