Top Activities in Uganda during COVID-19
Top Activities in Uganda during COVID-19: Covid-19 hit the world as a surprise and let to the closure of a number of tourism destination in the world due to the little information that was known about the virus on how to control its spread and in the process, a number of people lost their loved ones and others that were interested in visiting the different tourism destinations, their dreams of travelling were shattered. But with the increased efforts of the world health organisation and the help of a number of government bodies, a lot was discovered on covid-19/ corona virus which led to the establishment of a number of safety precautions that should be followed to avoid the spread of the virus and recently the discovery of a covid-19 virus has also enabled the people to have hope that their daily lives will get back to normal and in a way it led to the opening of a number of tourism destinations worldwide to tourists that are able to test negative for covid-19.
Among the different destinations in Africa, Uganda was among the few countries that were declared safe for travel with the increased security measures that are exercised by the government to avoid the locals and foreigners to contract the virus while in the country and in order for you to have an amazing time, these top activities in Uganda during covid-19 will ensure you have an amazing experience that is worthy of repeated visits.
Top activities in Uganda
Among the top activities in Uganda during covid-19 that you can take part in for a rewarding safari, gorilla trekking will ensure you have the most relaxing adventure during you stay in Uganda. Gorilla trekking in Uganda can be carried out in mgahinga national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will have an amazing time understanding more about the endangered gorilla species in the country. Gorilla trekking in mgahinga national park involves taking part in the virunga mountains hike which will give you the opportunity to participate in the virunga mountains hike that is mount Gahinga, mount Muhabura and mount sabyinyo and in Bwindi you will visit the four sectors of the park that is Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija where you will get to see the habituated gorilla families spending on hour with them observing their interesting activities in the park for a memorable experience. During the activity, you will have the opportunity to understand more about their primates like their feeding patterns, their existence with one another, how they construct their nests among other rewarding features of the primates.
As part of a rewarding Uganda safari, you can also get to participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda is only carried out in Bwindi impenetrable national park which involves accompanying a group of researchers that are well trained to train the primates to get used to human presence and interesting about the activity is the fact that you will also get to take part in the training process which will give you authentic experiences on how the primates react towards the training sessions getting accustomed to human presence and the activity will give you the opportunity to spend more time with the primates that is four hours compared to one hour of gorilla trekking.
Chimpanzee trekking is also another rewarding activity you can take part among the top activities in Uganda during covid-19 where you can either carry out in Kibale national park the primate hub of Uganda, queen Elizabeth national park that is in kyambura gorge of the park and Budongo forest where you will get the opportunity to understand the chimpanzees by observing their different
Game drives can be carried out in a number of national [parks in Uganda where you will have amazing experiences observing their different rewarding characteristics. Game drives in Uganda can be carried out in Murchison falls national park where you will get to see a number of game animals, queen Elizabeth national park where you will have the chance to see four of the big five animals, kidepo national park where you will get to see herbivores and a number of early risers in the morning game drives grazing within the plains for a memorable experience, you will also have the chance to take part in the evening game drives that are quite rewarding where you will see a number of carnivores coming from their hiding spots to the grazing areas where they can be seen catching their prey for dinner among other rewarding attractions like the bird species and many other attractions for a rewarding experience.
The boat cruise will also give you a rewarding experience during covid-19, the boat cruise can be carried out in Murchison falls national park where you will take part in the Nile delta boat cruise that will give you the opportunity to see rewarding views of the Murchison falls one of the most powerful falls in the world and queen Elizabeth national park along the Kazinga national park where you will be able to see a number of water birds like; White-breasted Cormorants, Pied Kingfishers, Osprey, Double-tooth Barbet, Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Familiar Chat, Brown-throated Wattle-eye and Spot-flanked Barbet, a number of animals quenching their thirst from the water sources and interesting about the boat cruise is the fact that you will get the opportunity to see the sun set among other rewarding attractions.
Other top activities in Uganda during covid-19 that will ensure you have a rewarding experience include; Lion tracking experience which involves tracking the lions in their natural habitats with the help of radio collars that help you to easily locate them. When you locate the lion pride, you will have the chance to spend time with them observing their different characteristics like how they set their territories, you will be able to differentiate the males from the females among other rewarding characteristics that will make the activity quite rewarding during a devastating time of covid-19/ corona virus.
Hiking the virunga mountains in mgahinga national park that will give you access to the golden monkeys and the mountain gorillas among other rewarding attractions, you can also participate in a number of city tours in the country like the Kampala city tour that will open up a new adventure of the country like the different cuisines of the country as you get to visit a number of restaurants in Kampala, you will also get to visit a number of historical sites like the Buganda palace, you will also get to visit the museums among other rewarding sites that will make your experience in the country quite rewarding.