Uganda Tourist Sites

Uganda Tourist Sites

Welcome to, a travel destination guide with hundreds of things to do and places to see in Uganda. From all of the major attractions such as the rare mountain gorillas to the hidden gems of the back country. Get to know about Uganda's mountain gorillas, birds, wildlife in Uganda, beaches, historic sites, national parks and game reserves, amusement parks, aquariums, sanctuaries, zoos and family destinations. Are you looking for where to stay in a particular safari park? Uganda Tourist Sites is a resource for locals and visitors looking for fun and interesting places to visit while on holiday in Uganda.

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Top Things to Do in Uganda

The quality and the sheer number of holiday activities available to travelers enjoying Uganda Safaris is almost as diverse as the landscape of the country. You should be able to find enough interesting activities to keep any member of your family or group entertained, regardless of your destination. Your destination, of course, will determine the type of activities that are locally available. From gorilla trekking safaris to Bwindi Forest, game viewing, mountain trekking, sight seeing to beach holidays that offer entirely a leisure experience in tranquil nature, Uganda has everything to keep you entertained. The activities listed below do not take into account what many travelers consider to be activities.

Top Tourist Destinations

Bwindi Forest National Park

... Looking for a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda? Lcated in Western Uganda, Bwindi Forest is the most popular tourist site in Uganda, home to the extincting mountain gorillas.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

... This is the second most popular tourist destination taking Uganda Safaris. It is the most popular destination for holiday makers having a big population of tree climbing lions.

Murchison Falls National Park

... Renowned safari park with diverse fauna and flora, home the great scenic Murchison falls and a variety of animals, birds and plants.

Rwenzori National Park

... Also known as the mountains of the moon, Rwenzori Mountain is one the best places for hiking to the glaciated peaks.

Kibale Forest National Park

... This is the best place for chimpanzee tracking while in Uganda. The forest has over 13 primates that thrive in the forest.

Kidepo National Park

... Located in the extreme northern part of Uganda, Kidepo has an amazing array of wildlife and its indeed the best for game viewing.

Planning for a Safari?

Would you like to explore Uganda and see its unique treasures? We are here to help you enjoy a great safari in Uganda. ▪ We are a group of expert travelers who can help direct you to your perfect vacation. ▪ We give objective advice for your specific vacation plans to ensure you have the greatest and most complete travel experience possible on a Uganda Safari. ▪ We are able to provide detailed daily itinerary. ▪ We are unbiased and not a travel agency. We book no travel, just make recommendations for your perfect trip. You can then book with a travel agency, on-line or your preferred method of booking.

Popular destinations

There are lots of great places where you can enjoy a safari in Uganda. Here are some of the featured destinations you should not miss;
  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park - A UNESCO world heritage site that is home to almost half of the world's mountain gorillas.
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park, the best place to enjoy experiential safaris and game viewing.
  • Kibale Forest National Park home to 13 different primate species
  • Murchison Falls National Park home to the scenic Murchison Falls. Lots of wildlife & beautiful scenery

Uganda Travel Guide

Located astride the Equator, Uganda is one of the most captivating destinations in Africa. Also referred to as the Pearl of Africa, Uganda is a destination that has been visited by many travelers including explorers who came around the mid 1880s, seeking to find the Source of the Nile River! Up to today, Uganda attracts thousands of visitors who take different adventures in its countryside with the most popular being gorilla tracking in the ancient tropical rainforests of Western Uganda. On this Exclusive Guide to Uganda's tourist sites, we have provided a page with helpful travel / tourist related information that we feel you may find very useful! Visit out travel guide section for useful travel tips and information.

Adventure Guide

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable national park is a wonderful experience, that allows travelers see the endangered gorillas up close in the wild tropical rain forests of Bwindi Forest and Mgahinga National Park. On a gorilla safari you to get up close to these gentle giants of the jungle on a wild safari in their natural habitat. Find all the information you need to know about mountain gorillas, places to track these apes, gorilla permit costs, when to go and how to plan a gorilla tour in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa.

You can also plan a combined tour to the neighboring destinations such as Rwanda and Congo. A Rwanda tour can involve several adventures including gorilla trekking, volcano hiking, cultural tours and more. From this website, start planning get highlights of the best things to see in Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills.

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