Most beautiful places in Uganda; Traveling to Uganda is as easier as you can, its matter of deciding when to travel to Uganda destination in order to be able to explore the most beautiful places which are worth an encounter to the travelers. Here is the list of the most beautiful places to visit while on Uganda safari.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Bwindi Impenetrable national park is one of the main stopping beautiful places to visit while on Uganda Safaris. This is because Bwindi is one of the few places in the world to encounter the saw called unique great mountain gorillas, said to be our closest cousins with 98% DNA. As we see millions of foreigner’s flock into Uganda purposely to visit these mountain gorillas in their nature habitants. However, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a world famous home to the half remaining endangered mountain gorillas which can be trekked in four different gorilla trekking sectors namely; Buhoma, Nkuringo, Ruhija and Rushaga gorilla sectors and each sector allows only eight persons to trek in a gorilla group. Bwindi hosts over 22 gorilla families –groups. Gorilla trekking experience can take half a day depending on gorilla location during the trekking day and once the assigned gorilla group is allocated one hour is given to the trackers to spend with them. Gorilla trekking experience costs USD700 Per person per day. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern region of Uganda, estimating 8 to 9 hours’ drive from Kampala to the main visited destination.
Other activities to do in Bwindi; Visit the Batwa trails, Gorilla habituation experience ‘’four hours’’, Nature walk, Birding among others.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls national park is a great location to adventure the most powerful waterfall in the world ‘’famously’’ Murchison Falls which gives its stunning incredible bubbling water falls to sights of the viewers, visit the devil cauldron while on boat cruise though you view its rewardable beauty in far part of it. You as well visit the Budongo forest a home to mahogany tree species, variety of beautiful bird species and primates like monkeys and chimpanzees. Note, visiting Murchison Falls is a breathtaking sight. Still a home to the diversity of animals which can be adventured on escorted game drive, animals to see include all the big fours like lions, buffaloes, elephants, leopards and other species to see include waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, kobs ,Jackson hartebeest ,Oribis among others. Murchison Falls is located in northwestern and can be accessed both road and air transport. From Kampala to main destination it covers 5 to 6 hours drives, Alternatively, you can fly to Murchison Falls with a domestic flight from Entebbe Airport to Pakuba airstrip within the park.
Queen Elizabeth national park
Queen Elizabeth is among the most beautiful places to visit on Uganda safari, it’s because of being a home to unique tree climbing and hosts huge number of mammals that makes the park to be one of the top visited safari in Uganda. From Kampala it takes 5 to 6 hours’ drive to the main destination.
Kibale National Park
Visit a home of capital of primates in entire East Africa with over 1,500 individuals, where you can be able to do chimpanzee tracking experience, bird watching, nature walk and visit the Bigondi wetland among others. The park estimates 5 to 6 hours’ drive to access it.
Source of the Nile
Visit the Source of the Nile renown as the longest river in the world and in Uganda it starts from Jinja destination, where you can visit and be part of several amazing activities such as horse backing riding, bungee jumping, water rafting, sport fishing, birding among others.
Ndere culture center
Visit Ndere center located in Ntinda few kilometers away from Kampala capital city, a beautiful place to enjoy the most amazing traditional dances and music in Uganda. In the week it usually opens on Sundays, Wednesday and Friday evenings. The center offers over 700 seats where visitors sit to enjoy the traditional dance and music while enjoying the cocktail drink from the waitress. Just know the performance is colorful with their unique ways of dance.
Visit the Equator –Uganda Equator
All safari destination to the southwestern direction, equator becomes the main stopping area before accessing the main destination. The equator is located in Kayabwe along Masaka road. At the equator you can be able to experiment the water, visit the souvenir shop among others.
Botanical Gardens- Entebbe
It’s a small and beautiful area with green environment to view lots of beautiful bird species, monkey, butterflies, squirrel among others.
Rwenzori Mountain National Park
The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a home to ice capped mountain, comprised of glaciers, waterfalls, lakes, rivers and forests home to variety of bird species and chameleons.
Activities done around; Hiking, Mountain climbing, culture visits around the local community.
Visit Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi is one of the most beautiful place to visit on Uganda safaris, located few kilometers away from Bwindi where you can do a combined tour. The lake boosts with over 29 islands attractive for relaxing and peaceful life experience. A great location for birders and give the cultural experience.
Do city tour –Kampala City Tour
Kampala Uganda capital boosts with a lot of attractions to see on your City tour life experience such as visit the Uganda museum, Kabaka palace, Baha’i temple, visit the cathedrals, Visit the Gadhafi mosque among others.