7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Uganda: Uganda has magnificent scenery and a diverse animal population. A Uganda safari offers you to experience the authentic African wilderness. Uganda has around ten national parks and reserves that may be visited all year. Uganda wildlife Safaris provide you with the opportunity to unwind away from the large cities back home; the activities, people, and lodges all contribute to Uganda being an excellent vacation location for your trip.

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Uganda.

  1. Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks.

This trip will take you to one of Uganda’s top national parks, which has the highest concentration of mountain gorillas. You will witness magnificent and lovely human-like gorillas while exploring the rainforest of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. The day you decide to go on this safari, you must get up extremely early in the morning, have your morning tea, and then go on an 9-10-hour trip to Kabale/Kisoro area in western Uganda.

You will have various stopovers such as at the equator to enjoy yourself while taking photographs, another stopover will be fort portal where you will have your lunch, and then you will continue your journey till you reach in Bwindi impenetrable national park. You will be checked in at the park headquarters and then directed to an overnight location. You will shower, have dinner, and then sleep because it will be late as you prepare for the next day.

The next morning, you will wake up, have your morning coffee to start the day, and then be picked up by your guide who will transport you to the park headquarters for a training on how to hike the gorillas. From there, you’ll be separated into groups of eight and taken into the bush to hike the gorilla families. The walk will last between 2 and 8 hours.

Once you have these primates, you will have plenty of time to spend with the gorillas, have fun, and take pictures. You will then return to the lodge to prepare for an evening Batwa nature walk where you will meet the pygmies, engage with them, and learn about what they do for a living. You will then return to the resort to relax.

  1. Have the best Chimpanzee Trekking Experience in Kibale National Park.

The chimpanzee trekking experience will take you to the dense woods of Kibale National Park to trek the magnificent chimp creatures. You will need to get up early in the morning, eat breakfast, and then begin on your 6-hour travel to the park. Along the journey, you will stop at Fort Portal for lunch before continuing on to Kibale National Park. When you arrive at the park, you will be greeted at the gate and led to the lodge, where you will spend the night. You will sleep and prepare for the next day.

The next day, you must get up extremely early in the morning, prepare yourself, eat breakfast, and then proceed to the park headquarters for a training on the laws and regulations of trekking the chimps. After that, you will be separated into groups of 10 to 12 people who will enter the bush and begin hiking. Once you’ve located the chimp families, you’ll have plenty of time to photograph them.

  1. Hike Mountains like Rwenzori Mountains

This is by far the most popular activity in western Uganda, and it is usually done in the Rwenzori Mountains. This is due to the mountain’s highest peak, Margarita, being the highest in Africa. This is a peak where the seven-day trek will test you until you reach the summit. This is controlled by a small group of individuals since you must be physically strong and energetic.

This is the greatest suggested destination for mountain climbing enthusiasts since you will be given the opportunity to pick the appropriate and best trail in order to experience the scientific approaches to the peak of Mount Rwenzori.

  1. Uganda is among the Top Birding Destinations in the World.

This safari includes the hobby of studying birds in their natural habitat. Uganda boasts the greatest bird seeing spots, where bird watchers usually set up camp to ensure a successful activity.  These include the Rwenzori Mountains, Murchison Falls, and others.

So far, Mountain Rwenzori has a total of 217 bird species that may be seen in the montane forest. Birds seen on this mountain include Robins, sunbirds, long-eared owls, bearded vultures, and many others. Queen Elizabeth National Park, which has over 645 known bird species, is one of Uganda’s best birding locations.

Murchison Falls National Park has over 450 recorded bird species, Semuliki National Park has over 440 recorded bird species, Kibale Forest National Park has over 375 recorded bird species, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has over 180 recorded bird species, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest has over 350 recorded bird species, and the Mabamba Bay Wetland is famous for the rare shoe bill stork.

7 Reasons Why you should visit Uganda
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  1. Favorable Weather and Climate.

A one-time trip to Uganda will provide clients with the quietest family safari holiday retreat that will be unforgettable. The Pearl of Africa is a very wonderful country with a highly conducive atmosphere, ideal weather for both visitors and inhabitants alike, good and lush vegetation that draws people.

  1. Uganda is rich in Wildlife.

The wildlife in national parks that you may see all year round, such as lions, elephants, buffalos, zebras, giraffes, water bucks, rhinos, leopards, and many others. Uganda boasts the most primates, including gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park, as well as chimps in Kibale National Park.

The majority of visitors choose Uganda Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is due to the fact that it has the most gorillas. Because the savannah plains are where most animals spend their time while grazing, a variety of national parks and reserves provide game drives across them. The wildlife drives are done in the mornings and late nights since this is when most animals go closer to their home steads and inhabitants’ woodland, giving the passengers a chance to observe them closer than during the day when they are grazing deep in the jungle.

Game drives are often conducted in primatological parks such as Bwindi, Mgahinga, and Queen Elizabeth. There are, however, additional parks where game drives are conducted, such as Murchison Falls and Kidepo, to name a few. During the game drives, you will encounter a variety of animal species such as lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and many more. You will also be able to witness many bird species such as the African green pigeon, African harrier hawk, crowned hornbill, and enormous king fisher.

  1. Indulge in multiple cultures in Uganda.

The African pear is a very fortunate country with many unique cultures that anybody from a different and distant country would come to witness. To name a few, Ugandan cultures include the Bakiga, Bagisu, Banyankole, Langi, Samia, and Karamojong. All of the civilizations described above have distinct ways of behaving and eating. They also have their unique ethnic attire that they always wear at traditional events and dances.

In summary: Uganda Bonding Trips, Group Safaris, Honeymoon Trips, and even Solo Adventures are available. We at Explore Rwanda Tours assist you in planning the greatest trip in Uganda from the moment of your inquiry till the moment you purchase your safari.

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