So, have you decided where to visit for your trip to Uganda? If you haven’t, this guide will help you with the places that you would want to visit. Uganda is one of the best destinations in the continent of Africa and is often termed as the pearl of Africa. It’s landscape, biodiversity and activities are one few of the primary reasons to visit this place. From Uganda safari to game watching, this place is packed with natural landscape and wonders that will fascinate you till your next visit.
1. Murchison Falls
Accessible either by a boat or through a safari tour, you’d definitely want to visit this place and witness its majestic waterfalls running through the gorges. This place is full of energy as you can feel and hear the roaring waterfalls crashing through its course. While visiting this place, don’t forget to drop by at the Murchison Falls Conservative Area. You can expect some of Africa’s most iconic animals like lions, leopards, giraffes, and elephants. It is an experience to look out for.
2. Lake Victoria
If you want to take a boat ride across the heart of Uganda then Lake Victoria is the place you’d want to start with. This is also the birthplace of the famous river Nile. This place is a haven to the world’s one of the biggest eco-systems and is also the world’s largest tropical lake. You can hire a boat and hitchhike the ride through the lake while seeing the setting sun or by fishing.
While you are having the tour of Lake Victoria, don’t forget to check Jinja out. This is the colonial town which is positioned at the starting point of the River Nile. This town is also filled with a adrenaline packed adventure that includes activities such as river rafting, quad biking, mountain biking and of course kayaking.
4. Ssese Islands
This is a group of 84 islands which is spread across the north-west shores if the Lake Victoria. Each of these islands is unique and has a diverse set of flora and fauna. If you are looking for a secluded getaway, then this place is where would want to end up at. Apart from relaxing your time away, these places are also filled with activities such as horse riding, windsurfing and game watching. You can also get a historical tour while getting in touch with the Bantu people and learning a lot about their culture.
This is the capital city of Uganda and is a place filled with various architectural splendours. You can take part in the usual walking tour of Kampala. These tours will let you around places that will highlight your Kampala visit. For the shopaholics, this place offers them a wide range of products available in the local market. Kampala also has a number of good restaurants where you can try some authentic cuisine of that place.