What to see and do in Uganda are the adventure things any tourist/visitor visiting Uganda shouldn’t miss out, and most of these are touristic activities in the pearl of Africa. A variety of things to do and see when you touch on ground in Uganda you will find out that there is no any other East African country that comes close to Uganda. From the big-5wildlife, culture and primate safaris
What to see and do in Uganda, Uganda is Africa’s number one primate destination, diverse cultural encounters in all regions of the country, wildlife like the elephants, largest population of the majestic Rothschild giraffes, growing number of elephants, the best birding arena in Africa, with only endemic bird species that are not found anywhere in Africa, white water like the River Nile and Lakes like Lake Victoria, Lkae Kyoga where different white water adventure is carried out like rafting and boat cruises, on top of all the above mentioned things to do, are the mountain climbing adventures in Uganda, mountain Rwenzori, mountain mghinga and many more makes Uganda to be shining with more than a primate destination but a center of tourism in Africa.
What to see and do in Uganda, top things to do in Uganda.
Gorilla trekking, You can decide to do one or four hours with a mountain gorilla family in Bwindi impenetrable national park and Mt. mgahinga national park in south western Uganda. The number one attraction in Uganda that any visitor shouldn’t miss to encounter while in the natural habitat, Uganda habits half of the world’s mountain gorillas in the ancient Bwindi impenetrable national park
Mountain gorillas are on may travelers bucket list and it is in Uganda where you can make the dream come true with one hour or you can decide to do the gorilla habituation experience that gives you four hours in meters with our close relatives the mountain gorillas. In Uganda gorilla permits are sold all year round at $700 per person per trek or one hour and four hours gorilla habituation experience at $1500 very affordable lodges and easy to access by flying into Kigali and trek gorillas in Uganda.
Chimpanzee trekking, you can spend one hour or four hours habituation experience in Kibale forest with a family of chimpanzees. Uganda is leading with the highest number of chimpanzees than any other East African country. Kibale forest has the highest number of chimpanzees and the best chimpanzee trekking in the East African region and Kibale forest is referred to as the primate capital.
Kidepo valley national park, the remote and virgin kidepo valley is always talked about, receives awards and names as the number one destination by wanderlust. CNN travel called it the 3rd best park in Africa, also called the lost Eden, experience vast buffalo herds, majestic lions, leopards and many more without crowds and commotion found in many Africa’s National Parks.
Kidepo valley is as well a home to splendid scenery and cultures like the most ethnic group in East Africa the IKE people high on mountain murungole where the only road is to footpath and the Karamajong tribe a normed tribe where cattle is the king.
Tree- climbing lions, of Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park and it are the best place to see them. The sector is in the best location of all the tree climbing locations in East Africa, a pride of lion’s climbs up the fig tree every day and these lions are best seen up the fig trees in the morning after 8am and before 6pm, they sleep a day away up to 15 hours in the comfort trees. Several tests are still going on to discover what exactly make these lions climb the tree but in most cases it is adopted.
The River Nile, with its various adventurous activates, Uganda is a home to large lakes like Lake Victoria, source of River Nile in Jinja the capital city of adventure in East Africa. Where some of the best white water rafting, kayaking and bungee jumping are found. The White Nile flows north through Uganda to Mediterranean Sea, beside Jinja, you cannot miss the sight of the Nile squeezing down into the western rift escarpment in Murchison falls which is the most potent water fall in the worlds and you can take a hike up the water falls which is the most amazing experience in East Africa as you feel the ground trembling from the force of the flowing River.
The Golden monkey trekking, this activity is found and done in Mgahinga national park, Ugand ah as the most golden monkeys and several groups are open for visitation, you cn also take a more extended golden monkey habituation experience the experience of being in presence of the golden monkey in a bamboo forest. They are handsome and different from all other primates. It is an endangered species and this is because of slow reproduction and the numbers are declining.
The elusive endangered shoe bill stock, the shoe bill stork, it’s habitat is under threat, myths and legends have gotten killed, Eggs stolen for international trade in spite all that you can still enjoy the shoe bill stork in various parks and locations in Uganda. This endangered stork ccan be seen in the mabamba swamp, Lugogo swamp, read more about the shoe bill stork spots in our article.
Rhino trekking in Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary, the Zziwa rhino sanctuary is a large wildlife reserve on the way to Murchison falls. Here you can trek rhinos on foot and get close-up for some memorable photos as you are accompanied by a ranger who takes you on this unique trek but gives you insights into the daily lives of the rhinos. The sanctuary is conservation and preservation project with the intent of re-stocking Murchison falls national park.
There are more things to see and do in Uganda, you can hike through Uganda, see the romantic sides of Uganda on a honeymoon, and visit friendly side of Uganda on a family safari, in Uganda the tourist attraction and things to do are endless contact us today at Great Adventures safaris to arrange for you a safari around Uganda.