Top 10 Reasons to Take a Safari in Uganda


Do you feel like you are tired of going for a different safari? Or you think you have seen it all once you visit some few places. I really assure that Africa as a continent has gotten for you the most beautiful tourist ventures in the entire world. Uganda is really known to be the pearl of Africa due to its beautiful flora and fauna. The topography that provides beautiful sceneries especially in areas of western part of Uganda.

Have you really tried any Uganda Safaris?  If not, what are you waiting for? It is high time you did because you don’t know what you’re missing with the various exciting safari activities am telling you that Uganda has to offer.

  1. Mountain Gorillas
    Uganda is one of the only three countries that protect the mountain gorillas. These great apes are as low as only 900 individuals left in the whole world. Uganda protects nearly half of the world population within its two national parks; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. If you are interested in gorilla watching, Uganda shpuld be your first place to think about.

2. Wild Game

Uganda is one of the places in the world where game diffuses with great landscape. It is a country well known for the big five animals i.e. lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards and rhinos and to spice up the former it is a home to different species of primates that is the chimpanzees, bush babies, baboons, different species of monkeys and it also has the elusive mountain gorillas the most sought after animal in Africa by tourists. Uganda is found in the great lakes region which means that it has wonderful lakes and valleys that hold wonderful tourism activities like boat ride, game viewing on water and relaxation at the beaches.

3. Interesting Places

Those People looking for holidays in a wild safari, Uganda is the best country to enjoy exotic animals in their natural environment. Uganda has got ten national parks and lots of wildlife sanctuaries, many rivers, a group of islands on Lake Victoria, lakes, and mountains all at your exposure. The national parks were naturally established in distinctive way in that experience and game encounter the visitor enjoys from one park is different from the other. For instance, Queen Elizabeth national park has the big four animals to enjoy that is the lions, buffaloes, elephants and leopard while Bwindi impenetrable national park has the mountain gorillas.

4. Fascinating Rivers

Uganda also has arguably the longest river in the world: River Nile and its source, Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa. These two wonderful water bodies have a lot of tourism experiences to offer to the visitors.  The visitors enjoy sightseeing and also an informative story about the discovery of the source of the Nile. The Nile has other activities like whitewater rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping and swimming.

5. Friendly People

Uganda is one of the friendliest countries in the world. The people in Uganda are very hospitable and charming and this makes the Uganda traditional cultures also interesting. There are traditional performances organized for its visitors through dances, singing, playing of the traditional instruments, poems and drama. The visitors can as well engage in the social activities of the local people like beer making, hut building, bricklaying and many more other social engagements.


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