Adventurous Things You Must Do When You are in Uganda

The exotic Ugandan landscape provides us to do and discover many things, especially if we are ardent nature lovers or keen enthusiasts of the wildlife. It is also one of the naturally picturesque locales given its gorgeous landscape strewn with mountains, forests and lakes alike. Apart from that, the hospitality of the Ugandan people is also one of its prime attractions, as they offer you a glimpse of their world with warmth and familiarity without any hesitance. Needless to say, the most popular attraction is Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, as the impenetrable Bwindi forest which is the home to the majestic mountain gorillas. There are also other adventurous activities which is up on the offering here, let’s discover a few of those.

Wildlife Watching

Uganda is one of the three places in the world where you can spot mountain gorillas in all their wild and uninhibited glory. Treks across the Impenetrable Bwindi National Park provides you with a never before opportunity to get up, close and personal with one of the rarest species in the world. If you want to have a long, indulgent look at them, the dry seasons are the time to visit. The park provides numerous trekking opportunity for the tourists to go animal as well as bird spotting as it is also the home to a diverse birdlife. In fact, bird watching is the second most popular activity to engage in while you are in Bwindi, only second to the gorilla spotting.

Apart from Bwindi, there are other national parks like the Queen Elizabeth National Park which boasts of the famous African wildlife from antelopes to elephants to lions. The Kibale Forest National Park provides you with the opportunity to spot chimpanzees with their exclusive programs and you can also go golden monkey spotting in the Mgahinga National Park. All in all, Uganda is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise.

Exotic Hiking

Situated in one of the most picturesque trails of Africa, Uganda boasts of a lot of hike and trek routes that are visual bliss for your senses. The treks inside the Murchison Falls area is one of those, it is also a rare opportunity for you to be at the top of the falls. You can also hike from Kisoro to Nkuringo and Buhoma as it offers one of the most fantastic sceneries that you can witness in the world. Uganda is gifted with many such scenic hike and trek routes given its diverse landscape.

Discover the Culture of Uganda

As mentioned in the introductory paragraph, one of the most precious as well as the most important attractions of Uganda is perhaps the warm hospitality of the people. The modern Ugandan culture stems from the tribal culture of Africa, and the rich history which it inherits. It is a privilege to explore the Ugandan culture and its history, and the people here offer you a bountiful of these with a smile on their faces. You can also partake in tribal dances, rituals and celebrations and be inspired by the spirit of the local people.

Apart from these, Uganda has a lot to offer otherwise also. So needless to say, it is high time you pack your bags and embark on an adventure of a lifetime in Uganda.

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