The Great Adventures of a Lifetime in Uganda @2021/2022
With its leafy green atmosphere, Uganda experiences warm weather all year round which enhances the great adventures of a lifetime in the Pearl of Africa. It houses some of the most vibrant fauna and flora you will ever find elsewhere in the world.
With its tropical rain forests, rich waterways, and parks inhabited by some of the most magnificent animals and apes that Uganda prides more than half of the total world population.
With the above hints, Uganda guarantees to make your visit an adventure of a lifetime and unforgettable. Other than its lush nature, Uganda is known for its people’s hospitality.
This is the most thing you will envisage on arrival, Ugandans are cool and a bit laid back people. When you arrive in the country make sure to connect with the local community and embrace the amazing cuisine besides the local events.
Whether you’re coming for a safari or a business trip, with its serene environment and lusting impression of what holds Uganda’s high-its rich tourism, you will be lured to have a taste of the pearl of Africa.
With its phenomenal adventure, you will have to experience Uganda in its raw form and come hand in hand with the epic Ugandan tourism.
The adventure will take you to explore Uganda’s rich primates the gorilla and the chimpanzee, great wildlife including the big five, mountain climbing and hiking, and lastly, water experience at the river Nile and Lake Victoria, and many more.
Let’s check activities that you need to experience while you’re on the Uganda safari that will make your adventure of a lifetime
Great Adventures of a Lifetime (Gorilla Trekking Tour) at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
There is no feeling like being closer to these primates of Bwindi, Observing them in their natural habitat. Or perhaps sight bird species in an environment unspoiled by humans.
Gorilla trekking is a full-day event where you go into the depth of the forest with a small group of people that includes your park ranger guide and a porter who helps you in carrying your luggage while the park ranger guide helps you to trace the gorillas.
After getting encounter with them, then you have an hour to spend with them in their natural habitat before calling it done to your trek
- Great Adventures of a Lifetime (Trek Chimpanzees) in Kibale Forest National Park – Fort Portal
Fort portal is called the tourism city. It’s a small town in the west of Uganda and a hotspot for tourism. If you’re looking for great sceneries, then Fort portal has to be on the bucket list.
Kibale national park is located in this vicinity, it offers some of the best chimpanzee trekking hours you can find elsewhere in the world.
The Tooro Palace on Karuzika Hill gives the 360 – degree stunning views of the town and the surrounding untamed nature.
If you would like to discover some of Uganda’s rich history, don’t forget to visit Karambi royal tombs where many of the former Tooro Kings have found an eternal rest
- Climb the Rwenzori Mountain on the Great Adventures of a Lifetime
Known as the mountain of the moon, the Rwenzori Mountain range gives mountain climbers a rare opportunity to climb snowy peaks unusually close to the equator.
As you ascend and go through its different biospheres, you will discover layers of tropical plants at the bottom, alpine meadows in the middle, and snow-capped peaks at the top.
If you feel ambitious, you can aim for Margherita peak on Mount Stanley, which is the highest peak within the range and the third highest in Africa.
If you would like something more leisurely you can opt for many of the trekking tours found on the site
- Great Adventures of a Lifetime (Water activities) at the Source of the Nile, Jinja
Located in the vicinity of Jinja, you can find the famous source of the Nile where Lake Victoria starts feeding the Nile River. On the west bank, you can visit the source of the Nile gardens for some lovely views and relaxed time, or visit Bourbon the east bank to check out an open-air, floating bar serving big jugs of perfectly chilled beer. If you want to dip your legs in the water, try tubing on the Nile, kayaking, and water rafting
Swim and enjoy the view in Lake Bunyonyi
Believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi is free from the crocodiles and hippos found in other lakes, so you are welcome to go for a swim. The lake is also dotted with many islands, the most notorious of which is Akampene island.
Also known as punishment, Akampene is where women who fell pregnant out of wedlock for otters, crayfish, and a rich selection of small birds you can easily see on the surrounding trees
- Great Adventures of a Lifetime (Go on a Wildlife Safari in Uganda) at Queen Elizabeth National Park
If you would like to have a memorable safari experience and be guaranteed to see rich wildlife, this national park must make your list. Many wild animals call this place their home, among which are giraffes, elephants, buffalos, lions, Uganda Kobs, and some bird species.
Visit the valley of apes in the eastern corner to see chimpanzees or the Ishasha sector to find the tree-climbing lions perched on the branches of the many fig trees growing in the area
- Great Adventures of a Lifetime (Admire cheetahs) at Kidepo Valley National Park
This park with a low-lying savannah, hidden in a valley among steep mountains in the nethermost corner of Uganda, offers the perfect escape from the buoyant forests you can’t find anywhere else. The park also has unique wildlife you can’t see anywhere else in Uganda, such as cheetahs, caracals, Kudus, and bat-eared foxes
- Great Adventures of a Lifetime (Exciting Experience) at the Murchison Falls
Looking for a game drive along with a boat cruise that takes you up to the strongest falls in the world. At Murchison Falls, you will get to observe the force of nature in action, look no further than Murchison falls.
At the top of the waterfall, the river Nile forces its way through a narrow opening in the riverbed towards lake Albert, the pressure of which sees tones of water plummet 140 feet down the stream.
Other than this spectacular sight, the untamed waters around the falls are excellent for white water rafting and fishing. The spot is also brimming with birdlife, hippos, and those all-too famous Nile crocodiles, so make sure you bring your camera
Named after Queen Victoria, this lake is the largest in Africa. It’s also the second-largest by surface in the world, and one of the best spots for action-packed water sports.
Visit the Ssese island archipelago if you’d like to try out canoeing or kayaking or take one of the many boat and fishing tours offered on the lake.
Lake Victoria is a great place for spotting Nile Crocodiles, hippos, etc. known for their voracious appetite
- Kampala City Tour – Great Adventures of a Lifetime
This is Uganda’s capital city. The city is a metropolitan and cultural hub for tourists. Visit the downtown Owino market where you can find anything from second-hand clothes to local spices and medicines.
Check the indigenous landmarks like the Kampala mosque, Gadhafi Mosque, Holly saint cathedral, shrines, independence monument, Uganda museum.
There is also a phenomenon night experience, and you can have a chance to taste Uganda beer and local music.
You will feel music blasting through the speakers. On the outskirts of the city, you can find other recreational facilities
With the experienced Uganda guides, you can be sure that your trip will be an adventurous one that will take you to all tourism destinations in Uganda.
This will be surely an adventure of a lifetime. Uganda is our business and our business is to make your safari a memorable one.