Uganda is dubbed as the pearl of Africa for a good reason. This is the motherland of flora and fauna in Africa. It has a green lashing landscape year in year out. While in Uganda, one can never encounter a place without green. Despite being green overall, it has amazing landscapes, that is, the flowing rivers, fresh lakes, spouting waterfalls, and rolling mountains especially the western and central region of the country that make the scenery a spectacle to watch. Visitor can never get enough of Uganda as he/she visits the different tourism destinations.
Tourists not only enjoy sightseeing the beautiful scenery and taking pictures of this beautiful scenery of Uganda but also the country has ten national parks and lots of game reserves and sanctuary with amazing animals and also beautiful bird species and vegetation.
Uganda has very many outstanding attractions that can enrich the traveler’s experience like the mountain gorillas that are found in Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park. The 2 parks are famous for offering the best gorilla trekking experience in Africa, with over 15 habituated gorilla groups today. Mountain gorillas are one of the most sought-after tourism products in Africa. Many people around the world travel to Uganda to watch the gorillas in their natural environment due to their special social antics that leave very many visitors amazed. Uganda holds half of the world’s gorilla population of 440 out of 880.
Uganda is also a home of the big five animals that is to say the Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards, and the Rhinos, and the common national parks with these animals are queen Elizabeth national park and Murchison falls national park. When the visitor embarks on a game drive in these parks he/she stands a chance of spotting these amazing animals in the wild. There are also other exotic animals that can be encountered in these national parks like the giraffes, hippos, antelopes, elands, impalas, hyenas, and the topis to mention but a few. Note that the rhinos are only found in Zziwa rhino sanctuary on the route that leads to Murchison fall national park.
Uganda’s tourism wonders can never come to an end, it also has the longest river in the world River Nile
and also its source Lake Victoria is the largest freshwater lake in Africa. There are lots of tourism activities that take place around these water bodies from sightseeing, boat rides, swimming, beach volley, and soccer and sunbathing among others. River Nile also has special activities like bungee jumping, whitewater rafting at Itanda falls. They are also bird watching sites in particular Lutembe beach of Lake Victoria in Entebbe. Many tourists have had a blast on these water bodies. Furthermore, Uganda has beautiful Ssese Islands in Kalangala, with beautiful sandy beaches and fantastic accommodations
Uganda is one of the few countries in the world that can offer a tourist mass tourism experience as it has exotic resorts and beaches on its water bodies and also eco-tourism experience as there are very many wildlife protected areas all over the country where the visitor can encounter exotic animals, birds and another biome in their natural setting. There are many Travel Agencies to assist you to plan your safari in Uganda, whether guided or self-drive. Get on the Uganda tour to enrich your traveling experience!