Tourism in Uganda, 10 Reasons to Visit Uganda

Tourism in Uganda, 10 Reasons to Visit Uganda. Tourism in Uganda focuses on the landscape and wildlife of Uganda. Uganda is one of the least visited countries. Less than 1 million tourists visit the country annually. The first 5 countries that visited Uganday the most; Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, the United States and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Uganda is a fascinating country with enchanting ponds and rainforests. Especially a country where adventure lovers are visited. Here are 10 reasons to visit Uganda.

1. Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park, located on the northwest of Uganda, was founded in 1952. This park, along the Nile River, is the largest park in Uganda. There are many animals in this park, mainly lions, elephants, buffalo and water. There are also many bird species in the park.

2. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Nativity Park, located in southwestwestern Uganda, covers an area of 331 km². This park was opened in 1991 for visit. There are many exotic animals in the park, especially Gorillas. If you go with a guide, you will have a wonderful trip. The giant gorillas here do not hurt you. You should see this forest and park in Uganda that has not entered the ax.

3. Uganda National Mosque

Uganda National Mosque

Gaddafi National Mosque located in Kampala, Uganda’s capital city, was built in 2001 by former Libyan leader Muammer Gaddafi. The mosque, opened in 2008, is Africa’s largest and most modern camisole.

4. Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park, located in the Western District of Uganda, was founded in 1952 and is the most visited park in Uganda. There are numerous animal species in the park such as elephants, buffalo, leopards, antilops and lions. This park comes to mind when you say safari in Uganda.

5. Entebbe


Entebbe, located in the south of Uganda, is a capital city as far as 1962. When you go to Uganda, it is the first city you need to come by. Today, the capital city of Kampala is 35 kilometers away. Especially the tropical forests are waiting to be discovered. Visit the Victoria Lake, Entebbe Zoo, Entebbe Botanical Garden and Kitzulu Forest where Tarzan Filmin’s footage is made.

6. Masaka


In the west of Victoria Lake, Masaka town, located in Uganda’s Central Area, you should visit. This city was much more destructive during the Uganda-Tanzania War in 1979. The city, which has recently recovered, has many historical buildings and natural beauty areas.

7. Tororo


This city is at an important point in the country. There are many natural beauty sites and historical buildings in the city.

8. Kampala


It is the most developed and also the most touristic city in the country. If you come here, be sure to visit Bwindi National Park, Mburo National Park, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Zoo and Botanical Garden. You can also raft on the Nile River.

9. Kasese


Kasese is a city north of Lake George in the Western Region of Uganda. This city is more known as a mine town. For this reason, it is an important city for the country. There are many places to see and see here.

10. Mbarara


It is one of the major cities in Uganda. There are many historic buildings and natural beauty areas. Be sure to visit parks, gardens and forests especially in the city.