- UGANDA TRAVEL TIPS
Some Travel tips for your uganda visit
Uganda is also home to world class accommodations that include luxury lodges, safari camps and five-star hotels. If you are looking for the ultimate nature experience or seeking and adventure deep in the mountains tracking, Uganda will always deliver an unforgettable travel experience.
Top things to do on your Uganda Visit
- Mountain Gorilla Tracking experience:
Mountain gorillas are Uganda's prime tourist attraction. Uganda is one of only ten countries where it is possible to visit endangered gorillas. The vast majority of these are in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, with a few others in Mgahinga National Park, both in southwestern Uganda.
- Wildlife Game and bird viewing:
Game viewing is the most popular tourist activity in Uganda. Wild animals like lions, buffaloes, giraffes, antelopes, elephants are common in Uganda’s ten national parks. Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to the tree climbing lions. Lions do not normally climb trees, except when chased by another lion group or wild buffalo.
Uganda is also a birder's paradise with over 1000 recorded bird species. Over half of all bird species in Africa can be found here, making it one of the richest birding destinations on the continent.
- Hiking and Mountain Climbing:
Uganda has many opportunities for mountain climbing, hiking and nature walks. The Rwenzori Mountains, which are found at the border with the DRC, include the snowcapped Margherita Peak (5109 m), the highest Mountain Range in Africa and also one of the highest peaks.
Popular types of Accommodations
- Lodges located deep in the Forest:
Uganda is home to one of the most beautiful dense forests such as Bwindi impenetrable forests. Visitors can enjoy nature walks, climbing, hiking and Gorilla tracking while boarding at a 4 star luxury hotel located at the heart of the forest.
- 4-5 World class Luxury Resorts:
Uganda is blessed with world class 4-5 star resorts located across major cities such as Kampala and Entebbe. Kampala has long since moved on from its past, and is now one of Africa’s safest and most welcoming cities. Accommodation is plentiful in Uganda. Choose from hotels and apartments in Kampala, lakeside lodges in Jinja, and a range of camps, hostels and more lodges near the national parks.
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