With Uganda being a dream destination for many travelers all over the world, there is an immense abundance of attractions that one can enjoy, from gorilla trekking in Uganda to wildlife adventures in Uganda or even the authentic African daily life! At prime Uganda safaris, we love arranging tailored tour packages for you based on what you want to see, your budget and time! With our ground knowledge and experience, our itineraries are just flawless!
So, you might have read about Africa, seen a number of documentaries on TV channels and made up your mind to visit the pearl of Africa. There is so much to see in this amazing country you probably will not be able to see it all in a short tour. However short or long, there are some sights, sites, moments, things and activities that should make it to your itinerary or shouldn’t miss. Here are the few things you shouldn’t miss seeing and experiencing on your Uganda safari tour.
The Big Five
Nothing compares to the thrill of spotting these animals in the wilderness: Elephants, Buffalos, Rhinos, Leopard and Lion. Capturing these animals on camera or tracking them on foot counts as one of the most thrilling experiences.
A safari game drive or nature walk comes with the quality of the guide. Experienced safari guides know exactly how to fascinate you and make you feel as if you are a part of the local people. They also have skills to find the animals, entertain you with fascinating wildlife facts and also keep you safe.
The lodge Staff
The best lodges are those with an understated style that offers luxury and comfort to the visitor, amidst blending into the natural surroundings They gently ease your satay in Uganda by waking you for early morning sunrise drives prepare delicious afternoon tea and taking you on thrilling animal spotting drives.
Uganda is one of 3 countries where the endangered mountain gorillas are found. The other two countries are Rwanda and Congo. There are a12 families of habituated gorillas in Uganda majority are found in Bwindi Impenetrable forest while some are found in Mgahinga National Park. To go gorilla trekking in Uganda you need a gorilla permit. Gorilla permits can be purchased at a cost of $600 each.
Culture and People of Uganda
Besides the typical safari tourist activities, take time to interact with the local people, go on a village walk or visit a cultural center and learn about Uganda’s culture. It is an awesome Uganda safari experience to learn about the Ugandan people’s way of life in the different parts of the country. It is an amazing thing to experience the cultures of other people and these will turn out to be powerful Uganda safari memories that can never be forgotten.
Here are some of the things you shouldn’t miss on your visit to Uganda. There is a lot more, but at least if do everything on this list, you will have no regrets after all.