Tourism Destinations in Uganda


Being a landlocked country in East Africa,Uganda is the most visited country in the region and in Africa. Uganda is placed at such a spot where surrounding areas are also very famous among travelers, thus resulting in thousands of tourists taking flights to Uganda all the time for holidays. This country is surely gifted by Nature and fascinating everybody by its attractive landscape, affable people and beautiful weather.

There is lot more to do and to watch in Uganda and you would love to look at opportunities and choices to reach this place. The major entrance point to Uganda is Entebbe International Airport which is packed with excellent facilities.

Uganda has got many Tourism Destinations that include;

Lake Mburo National Park.This Park consisting on the whole lake and is famous for its fauna. It has quite a large variety of impala but just a single park for zebras. This park is very near to Kampala.

Mgahinga National Park. It is located close to the gorgeous Kisoro Town. If you want to view Gorilla then it is the best place but this special crowd is not always viewable from this place because sometimes gorillas are not here and if they are around, then gorilla permits are very cheap as compared to Bwindi which is another side to view Gorillas.

Lake Bunyonyi. This is amarverous site seeing lake known to be a home to a variety of bird species and canoe riding.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A home to endangered Gorillas, the biggest number of Uganda gorillas is found here. It’s about 10 hours drive from Kampala. Walking and hiking insearch of the amazing creatures is a bit tough but gives you a chance to get in contact with nature and it’s worth the trekking.

Kibale Forest National Park. This park contains a wide population of Kanyanchu and wild chimpanzees; it is really a must-see place to view more than 13 species of monkey and chimpanzee.This is A primate Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park. This is considered to be the oldest national park of Uganda. A lot of wild life is found here, game drives are the major activities to view elephants, Antelope, Uganda kob, warthogs, cuts like leopards,lions (climbing lions), hyaenas, hippos etc

Murchison Falls National Park. It has recorded 76 mammal species eg lions, giraffes, and 450 bird species eg the rare shoebill and is known to be the biggest national park in Uganda

Mount Elgon National Park. This is the 2ndhighest mountain of Uganda and 4th highest peak of Africa. If somebody is fanatic to hiking and mountain climbing then it will be a great adventure to book a Uganda flights and enjoy trekking here.

Compile by
Jackie.N
Uganda National Parks Consultant

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