5 Things that Make Uganda a Unique Travel Destination
Uganda in East Africa is a home to gorgeous landscape, warm weather, and friendly people, plenty of heritage, wildlife, primates, lovely islands and developed road network. You can explore it just like other tourists and travelers across the world any time of the year. Sure it doesn’t have to be in a particular time of the year provided when time and work give way. However, Nightlife is only great in major towns like Kampala the capital city, Jinja, Mbarara, Entebbe etc. Though Uganda has famed to the world for mountain gorilla the country is also a destination that needs more exploration.
Uganda is one of the lucky few countries in the world with perfect weather January – December and whoever visits the country enjoy warm sunny times and cool evenings. Uganda weather is perfect for all kinds of tour adventures including Bird watching, wildlife viewing, boat ride, kayaking, white water rafting, and nature walk, chimpanzee trekking, cycling, gorilla trekking, hiking, mountaineering and many more. However, Uganda receives some rain in some moths of the year though it shines immediately but in those months, mountain climbing safaris are not recommended. Therefore the rainy seasons months are Uganda are April, May and November also known as low season times of travel.
The Uganda cultural heritage invites you to learn about the roots, history and way of life. All the country regions have tribal kingdoms as cultural institution. To sum it up Buganda, Busoga, Bunyoro, Tooro are the famous tribes with most recognized cultural institutions. Besides, the behavior of locals, lifestyle the remarkable hospitality is hailed from the roots. Uganda’s rich culture makes the country strong and unit’s people as one. Today some Uganda tour companies organize tours for you to explore the wide variety of customs and tradition.
Of course places like Miami ,Maldives, Tampa, Palawan are always high on every ones list seeking for beautiful Island vacations but Uganda has something different to try this time and that is Lake Bunyonyi and Ssese island on Lake Victoria. Since summer time is in the corner why not add exploring these incredible places on your Uganda safari program. Each Island is totally different and you will enjoy the best of your stay.
Wildlife is one of the most attractions that make all Uganda safaris awesome especially those to multiple safari destinations. A trip to Uganda without wildlife Viewing is good but not the best because some attractive features are missing. The striped Zebras, Lions, elephants, bush bucks, leopards, Kobs, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Rhinos etc. Uganda offers quite a unique wildlife viewing experience to visitors especially to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park , Murchison Falls National Park.
Many Primate Species
For those who want gorilla trekking safaris and chimpanzee safari tours, Uganda is a perfect destination in Africa to explore it all. Uganda has two mountain gorilla National parks- (Mgahinga and Bwindi forest) and several chimpanzee safari reserves and National parks including Kibale forest, Kyambura gorge, and Kalinzu forest reserve, Budongo forest, Ngamba Island and much more. Just plan well to head out for a wonderful gorilla and chimpanzee trekking safari in Uganda.