Uganda-The Destination that is Trending and Selling Like a Hot Cake as per the United Nations Tourism Organisation Results!!
Have you seen how Uganda performed in the latest statistical results from the United Nations Tourism Organization about the performance of numerous tourism destinations around the world? If you haven’t, don’t mind, I am going to give you a snapshot of Uganda’s performance as per the results. Because the tourism industry is a global business that is highly hinged on the people’s emotions and feelings, it’s no wonder why there is always a constant change in the performance index of various destinations basing on trends and also a big web of other factors. In these recently published results, Uganda my home country and the magical Pearl Of Africa was among the best-performing destinations with a growth trajectory of 31.9% and it was ranked the 4th best in the world. This definitely shows that Uganda is one of the hottest destinations in demand as of now on the planet. But is Uganda really worth all this hype? If you ask someone who only really what Uganda is and what it has to offer you might get a no answer but if you ask someone who closely follows tourism in Africa and East Africa in particular, you will be shocked with what he or she will reveal to you about this small country that is roughly the size of Oregon state in the USA or Great Britain.
Uganda has a thing for captivating every person that makes an Africa safari to this country given its spectacular diverse attractions that range from the beautiful landscape that includes both the great and lesser apes. Uganda is normally referred to home of the primates alongside the pearl of Africa name which many of us call it by. Uganda is home to the elusive mountain gorillas which are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These gentle giants in Uganda almost constitute half of the world’s gorilla population which is currently standing at around 1000 individuals. One of the outstanding reasons, why Uganda has performed the way it has in these results is highly infringed on the fact of it being home to the gorillas because many people are making visit Uganda to have an encounter with these magical wild being with home we share about 96% of DNA with. The reason why gorilla safaris Uganda are trending is based on the fact that Uganda has a combined total of 19 gorilla families which can be visited every day and also gorilla trekking Uganda safari permits are relatively cheaper compared to Rwanda another big gorilla safari destination. Even with the newly announced increase in the price of Uganda’s permits to 700$ starting July 2020, gorilla safari Uganda permits will still be a whole 800$ cheaper than those of Rwanda and as of today these permits a 900$ cheaper. When you make your Uganda safari to this pearl of Africa, you will come to realize that mountain gorillas are just a part of what really Uganda has to offer. Uganda still has more attractions your will encounter in case you decide to make a Uganda wildlife safari. After a really spectacular encounter with the gorillas, Uganda gives you an opportunity to meet another great ape species and this is the chimpanzee. With a safari Uganda to Kibale Forest National Park Uganda, you are assured for a memorable encounter with the chimpanzees that will definitely fascinate you with their high levels of intelligence. If you are a person with a big appetite for scaling mountains, Uganda offers you the best opportunity to engage in an epic hiking experience with minimal crowds. Uganda is home to 2 towering mountains such as Rwenzori mountain in Mountain Rwenzori National Park which is the 3rd highest mountain on the African continent with an elevation of 5109m, Mountain Elgon at 4321m above sea level, 3 of the 8 Virunga ranges found in Uganda, the forever intriguing Kigezi highlands will excite you on your Uganda safari to Kabale district.
Birds, when you speak of birds in Africa, Uganda should be your first priority because a Uganda birding safari is to any of the numerous birding safari destinations in Uganda such as Semuliki National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidpeo Valley National Park and Kibale National Park Uganda is a totally unique experience that gives you an opportunity to encounter several of the 1070 bird species that call Dear Uganda home. This makes Uganda home to over 50% of all the bird species that are found on the African continent. Wild mammals- if you are looking for wild mammals, a Uganda wildlife safari to some of Uganda wildlife safaris destinations such as Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park will give you an encounter with some of the finest African savanna mammals like you have never seen before. Many of these destinations have 4 or 5 out of the 5 Africa big game which include African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, lions, leopards and rhinos. On top of these expect to encounter numerous other mammals such as Roth child giraffes, burchell zebras, elands, Jackson hartebeests, topis, and a wide variety antelopes.
You really can’t visit Uganda and don’t make a detour to the Jinja for a Jinja source of the Nile tour. Home to the source of the Nile where this longest river embarks on its 6650km or 4132km journey to the Mediterranean sea, Jinja town is one of Uganda’s biggest tourism hubs given the various attractions and activities you can engage in while on a Jinja source of the Nile tour. Some of the activities you can engage in on this 1 day Jinja city tour which include bungee jumping, white water rafting, horse riding, quad biking and kayaking
Other things that make Uganda a destination of choice to many travellers include its unique culture- Uganda a culturally diverse country and a Uganda cultural safari here gives you an opportunity to meet several of over 60 different tribes of people all living in country that is less than the size of Great Britain or Oregon state in the USA. All these and more have made a Uganda a favorite destination an Africa gorilla safari / Africa wildlife safari / Africa mountaineering safari.
Would you like to make a Uganda safari? There are numerous Uganda safari companies/tour operators in Uganda that organize various tour Uganda packages that come in the form of Uganda wildlife safaris that can be either short Uganda wildlife safaris or long Uganda wildlife safaris. Uganda gorilla safaris which also can be either short Uganda gorilla tours or long Uganda gorilla safaris. These tour operator in Uganda include Prime safaris ltd and Wild gorilla safaris
Here is a sample of some these packages
- 2 days Murchison falls National Park Uganda wildlife tour
- 2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 2 days Uganda wildlife tour lake Mburo National Park
- 3 days chimpanzee trekking safari tour Kibale Forest National Park
- 3 days Kidepo Valley National Park safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 3 days Murchison falls National Park Safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 3 days Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda wildlife tour
- 3 days Bwindi impenetrable gorilla trekking safari Uganda, gorilla tour Uganda
- 3 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari Bwindi impenetrable Uganda gorilla tour
- 4 days gorilla trekking safari Uganda wildlife safaris tour, Uganda wildlife safari Queen Elizabeth park
- 4 days Bwindi gorilla trekking tour lake Mburo
- 5 days Bwindi gorilla trekking safari Uganda wildlife tour lake Mburo
- 5 days primate safari Uganda gorilla safari Bwindi Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari
- 5 days Uganda gorilla trekking tour, gorilla tour Uganda, wildlife safari in Uganda
- 4 days Kidepo valley national park safari Uganda wildlife tour
- 4 days Uganda wildlife tour to queen Elizabeth national park & lake Mburo
- 5 days Uganda wildlife safari Murchison falls park & chimpanzee trekking safaris
- 6 days Uganda gorilla safaris, chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda
- 7 days Uganda gorilla trekking safari chimpanzee & wildlife
- 8 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour Rwanda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari
- 8 days gorilla trekking safaris tour Rwanda wildlife & chimpanzee tracking safaris
- 9 days Rwenzori mountains safari Uganda tour
- 9 Days Rwenzori Mountain Safari
- 12 days Uganda Rwanda cycling adventure safari tour