Uganda Tourism covers Tourist Destinations in Uganda like Uganda National Parks, Religious sites and Recreation facilities in Uganda.
Gifted by nature, Uganda is blessed with dense misty forests, snow-peaked mountains, glassy lakes and sprawling savannas thus known as the Pearl of Africa.
Uganda Tourism Destinations and Uganda National Parks
The most famous National Park in Uganda, commonly known for harbouring the Endangered Mountain Gorillas. Located in Southern Uganda, Gorilla Trekking is the common activity carried out, Birdwatching is common in Ruhija Sector of this Park and Community Tours like Batwa Trail, Hikes and walking safaris are other Activities carried out in this Park
Mgahinga National Park
Gorilla Tracking in this park follows that of Bwindi forest. The park is a home to a few Gorilla groups, Golden monkeys and used to be a home to Batwas who stayed in Garama Cave. Mgahinga Park shares borders with Rwanda, It has 3 volcanoes that favour hiking and these include; Mt. Sabyinyo , Mt. Muhabura or Mt. Muhavura and Mt. Gahinga. All thee Volcanoes can be hike in a day
Is the smallest National Park in Uganda. Known for Walking safaris, game viewing and Boat trip
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Located in western Uganda, Queen Elizabeth is a home to Tree climbing lions in Ishasha Sector, provides game viewing of the big 5, Launch cruises, Crater lakes and Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Godge or Kalinzu Forest
It is the most visited Chimpanzee National Park known for a variety of it’s primates like Chimpanzees, Baboons and Colubus monkeys. Chimpanzee Tracking is the major Uganda tourism activity carried out in Uganda
Murchison Falls National Park
Second biggest Uganda National Park knowing for Big game safari, Baloon Safaris, Launch cruise, Chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Pabidi
Ziwa Rhino is located in Nakasongola and the only home to white Rhinos in Uganda. The sanctuary also favours birding watching Tours especially the Shoe Bill
Jinja Town gives opportunity to Tourist to carry our White Water Rafting, Launch cruise to visit the source of River Nile
Mount Elgon National Park
It is a home to over 300 species of birds, including the endangered Lammer geyer. Small antelopes, forest monkeys, elephants and buffalos also live on the mountainside. Guests can hike Mt. Elgon in a day or two
Located Kabale Town in southern Western Uganda, the lake favours Bird watching and Batwa Expeditions
Semliki National Park
Is famous for it’s Hot springs, wild life viewing, Chimpanzee Tracking and Bird Watching.
Kidepo National Park
Lies in the remote part of the Country, it is the Largest and biggest National Park in Uganda. Known for game safaris of the 5 big five
These are many and favour Uganda Tourism Industries. These include Uganda Martyrs Namugongo Shrine, Bahi Temple, Gadaffi Mosque, Namirembe Cathedral, Rubaga Cathedral etc.
Uganda Tourism Board –UTB is in charge of most of the about and is helped by conservation organisations like Uganda Wild Life Authority- UWA