About Uganda – Tourist Attractions in Uganda “The Pearl of Africa”

image1 - CopyYour journey to Uganda will be experience rewarding and life memorable. Uniquely placed, Uganda offers unique visitor opportunities with plentiful wildlife species, welcoming and friendly people, good and reliable weather and wonderful scenery, Uganda stands in Africa for its tourist attractions:-

Game Drives & Viewing
The fantastic scenery and the ten National Parks and 12 Wildlife Reserves offer perfect opportunities for this. This tour starts from Kampala / Entebbe, visiting the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Game viewing in Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley, Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Parks. Additional visitor services are provided through Hotel Services. Hotels, lodges and Tented Camp Sites are available and transport by 4×4 vehicles is recommended.

gorilla2Gorilla Tracking
Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks are Gorilla parks that contain the 50% of all mountain gorillas and gorilla tracking is a main country attraction. Tracking permits in Uganda cost US$ 500 for non residents and US dollars 475 for East Africa residents.

Chimpanzee Tracking
The chimpanzees are the closest relatives to man, sharing 98% of their DNAs with humans. Chimpanzee tracking now days has attracted several visitors to Uganda. Important sites are in Kibale Forest, Budongo forest and Kyambura gorge in Kibale, Murchison and Queen Elizabeth National Parks respectively.

image2 - CopyForest Walks
Uganda is endowed with great forest resources and forest walks are major attractions. Forests such as Busitema, Mabira, Budongo and Mpanga are ideal ecotourism sites for birding and forest walks. Canopy walks are also being planned soon in Budongo forest and Kyambura gorge.

Mountain Climbing
Mountaineering is important activity in Uganda. Many visitors come to climb the Rwenzori Mountains, Mountain Elgon with volcanoes Muhavura and Sabinyo offers rare opportunity to clients to be at three countries of Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda at the same time, up in the clouds.

White Water Rafting
The mighty River Nile is the longest river in the World with Lake Victoria as the main source. Right from the sources, the Victoria Nile provides rafting adventure through rafting and bungee jumping. The white water rafting, cruises and the fantastic country side beauty are fascinating and worthwhile for visitor experience.

The Ssesse islands
This is an archipelago of 84 islands in the Lake Victoria, rich with lowland tropical forests. Its ideal for honey mooners. Who can enjoy birding, canoeing, boating and sand beaching, in addition to spot fishing. Forest walks are also possible on the numerous forested islands.

image9 - CopyCultural Attractions:
These are major cultural landmarks and attractions which include; Kasubi and Mparo Tombs, a burial place to former Kings (the Kabaka of Buganda and Omukama of Bunyoro kingdoms respectively). Other site includes the Uganda Museum, the Bahai Temple, Wamala Tombs, the Namugongo Shrines. A choice of the mountains, water falls, Primates will enable you to maximize your tour and the destination in the jungle in the great lakes of East Africa.