Traveling to Uganda is considered as one of the most adventurous activities one can have. Known as the ‘Pearl of Africa’, Uganda has numerous tour and travel sites. Depending on the purpose of the travel, one will have the best time of their lives while in the country.
Depending on where one is coming from, traveling into the country could be by either water, road or air transport. For instance, buses travel to and from places like Rwanda, Kenya, Burundi as well as Tanzania. Places that are far from Uganda normally use air transport.
Uganda Tourism Attractions
Uganda has numerous tourism attractions. Tourists can also engage in various activities during their stay in the country. For instance, there are a number of wildlife reserves and parks throughout the country, recreation centers as well as affordable accommodation facilities.
Due to the increase in tourism, a number of tour agencies have come up to act as guides especially to people that travel from different countries. These ensure that the visitors have all the time to travel around the country with different activities.
Some of the major tourism attractions in Uganda include; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Budongo Forest Reserve, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, as well as Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and Wildlife ranch, plus many other sites.
Uganda is a migratory route for thousands of bird species thus a goldmine for birders. The Lutembe bay along lake Victoria is a popular birding location. Lutembe Bay is one of Uganda’s 33 important birding areas.
Traveling to Uganda should also include to East Africa’s adventure capital Jinja, home to the source of river Nile. Jinja night life is quite lively and attractive hotels are all over the city. One can also plan to attend the annual Nyege Nyege music festival held in Jinja.
Uganda Night Life
Ugandans love to party wildly. There are numerous places to hang out from especially in Kampala with over 500 classy Bars and restaurants famously known for their party vibe. Kabalagala suburb is another area not to miss out visiting while in Kampala for its vibrant night life.
Lots of music concerts are organised weekly with both local and internationally renowned acts.
Depending on someone’s level of adventure, one cannot fail to get an activity to keep them busy during their stay in Uganda (Pearl of Africa).