Uganda, whose capital city is Kampala, is a landlocked country in eastern Africa bordered by South Sudan in the north, Tanzania in the south, Kenya in the east , Rwanda in the south west with Democratic Republic of Congo in the west. This small country is richly blessed with lakes like Lake Victoria, Lake Albert, Lake George, rivers like River Nile which is the longest river in Africa, temperate climate favoring all people, hospitable people who are always ready to welcome you. This country is also gifted with so much wildlife especially the endangered mountain gorillas can be found here, so many primates, the big five, numerous bird species, very beautiful scenery and topography of hills, valleys and mountains with very beautiful falls; it surely is a one stop tourism destination.
Uganda has about 60 protected areas with 10 national parks like Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park where the endangered gorillas are found, Mount Elgon National Park and so many others. Each of these national parks has their outstanding pull factor. Uganda may be one of the poorest countries economically but one of the richest geographically with its natural tourism resources. This country is very safe to travel to with minimal worry of disease or war outbreaks so you are able to enjoy your tour to the fullest. It is also a liberal country.
Why book Tours to Uganda
Uganda is ready to receive visitors throughout the year however it is advisable to note the rainy seasons and dry seasons of Uganda so as to plan your visit according to which season favors. For tourists it is advised to visit in the drier months which are June, July and August then December to February. However; March, April and May then September, October and November tend to be wetter months which may complicate the ease of carrying out your desired tourism activities.
What to do on your Uganda safari holidays
There is lots to do on your Uganda safari holidays. The Uganda Tourism Industry is big enough to keep you engaged for over thirty days. Gorilla trekking is done in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda where tourists get to trek the gorillas and enjoy them for about an hour. These gorilla permits go for only $600 per person. For one to trek, they have to be above the age of 15. Discover Murchison Falls from the air and enjoy the unique experience of flying over Murchison Falls NP in a hot air balloon. You will have the most amazing views over the river Nile, Lake Albert, the great Murchison Falls and of course this is the best way to spot lots and lots of animals found in this national park. There a few beaches in Uganda especially on the shores of Lake Victoria that can be good for relaxing and a great way to wind up your tour. Uganda has so many bird species like the rare shoe bill stock, great blue turaco, African broad bill to mention but a few. Just book your birding tour and discover the many different discovered and new birds.
Jinja town has so many thrilling activities like bunjee jumping, ziplining, rafting to mention but a few. Hike lovers, you can visit Uganda to hike Mount Sabinyo (3,645m), Mount Elgon (4,321m), Mount Rwenzori (5,109m). If you are a lover for camping, you can reach your tour company to arrange with the hotel as most of the hotels in Uganda’s national parks have the camping option or even check out the campsite areas. Almost all the national parks of Uganda have game drives where you get to see the different game like the lions, the buffaloes, hippos, elephants, giraffes to mention but a few. One can go for a launch cruise on the Albert Nile which will give you an exciting panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls, you can also go for a launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This cruise will let you pass through a place of the highest concentration of hippos and you may also see many animals drinking at the water’s edge. Visit the Kasubi Tombs, The Buganda kingdom and interact with the local communities, share a traditional meal with the Batwa, listen to ancient legends and traditional songs, and join in on a mock hunting party. Chimpanzee trekking is done in Kibale forest, Budongo forest, Kyambura gorge to mention but a few. One can also see other primates on this trek like the different monkey species.
Why make us your Uganda safari company
Explore Rwanda Tours have been doing tours for the past years with remarkable services as reviewed by some of our past clients on trip advisor and our social media sites. You are also assured of professionalism and first class services for your tour. We as Explore Rwanda tours make sure you receive value for your money. We also have very good working relationships with the other service providers like the hotels, restaurants with whom we work hand in hand to ensure you enjoy your trip beyond your expectation. Your personal information that you share with us is also safe and confidential with us. Explore Rwanda Tours is well connected in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania as well as Congo so you are assured of the best services in each of these destinations. We always aim at exceeding your expectations.