Tourism Attractions:

Declared the Pearl Of Africa by Sir Churchill Winston; Uganda is truly blessed with an abundance of tourist attractions that attract thousands of travelers each year. From the spectacular landscapes and intriguing cultures to the endangered mountain gorillas , Uganda has got something to offer to all types of tourists including adventure seekers, cultural tourists, nature lovers as well as students and business men. Below is a list of the top 11 tourist destinations/ attractions that have put Uganda among the must visit places in Africa.

Rwenzori Mountains

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The 5,109 (about 16,761 ft) snow capped Mountains of the moon are located in western Uganda bordering with Democratic Republic of Congo. The Rwenzori is made of number of mountain ranges with differences in heights that include mount Stanley (5,109m), Mount Speke(4,890m), Mount Baker (4,834m), Mount Emin (4,798m), Mount Gessi(4,715m) and Mount Luigi di Savoia […]

Bwindi Forest

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Bwindi Forest was once an area/block of forest reserves of kayonza and Kasatora Crown forest reserves that were combined and named the impenetrable central forest reserve. It was designated as a national park in 1991 to provide a home to the remaining half of the Worlds endangered species “the Mountain Gorillas”. Located in Southwestern Uganda, […]

Kidepo Valley

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Kidepo Valley – the originally called Doroth the word for akidep “to pick up” is located in northern Uganda in the district of kaabong, karamonja Region along the international frontier with South Sudan. Historically the rugged savannah park dominated 9,020 ft Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers used to be the grazing […]

Mgahinga National Park

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Mgahinga National Park is one of the Uganda’s smallest national parks. However this Park is famous for gorilla tracking and Volcano Trekking. The park covers an area of 34 sq kms and is located on the south western end of the country on the border with Congo (Zaire) and Rwanda, 510km from Kampala. The Park […]

Kibale Forest National Park

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Kibale forest national park is found east of the Rwenzori on the edge of the Rift Valley between Fort Portal and Queen Elizabeth National park. It is well known for its 766 sq km primate- rich tropical forest. Kibale forest contains 13 primates including the remarkable 9 diurnal species such as the Chimpanzee, Baboon, Grey-Cheeked […]

Mountain Elgon National Park

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Mounatin elgon national Park is the second Uganda’s interesting National Parks for Mountain climbing or Mountaineering. It is a massive solitary volcanic mountain on the border of eastern Uganda and western Kenya. Mountain Elgon has been a regional landmark for a long time and is one of Uganda’s oldest physical features. The mountain is a highly […]

Mountain Rwenzori National Park

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Rwenzori Mountain is one of Africa’s tallest mountain range, exceeded in altitude only by the free-standing Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro. The Rwenzori range has 6 major peaks, Mt Stanley (5,109m), Mt Speke (4,890m) Mt Baker (4,843m), Mt Emin (4,798m), Mt Gessi (4,715m) and Mt Luigi di Savoia (4,627m). The highest peak in the Mt Stanley […]

Murchison Falls National Park

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Murchison falls national park is the largest national park in Uganda measuring up to 3,840 sq km bisected by the Victoria Nile for 100m as it flows west from the Kaluma falls to the Albert Nile . The spectacular thunderous waterfall on the nile mixed with a wide diversity of wildlife species including the Big […]

Semuliki National Park

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Semuliki national park was a forest gazzetted in 1993 and is located in the extreme western corner of Uganda in Bundibugyo district. The park lies along the Uganda/Democratic Republic of Congo border with in the East African Rift Valley. This largely forested park presents the easternmost limit of the great lturi forest of the Congo […]

Kidepo National Park

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Kidepo National Park is located on the border of Uganda with Sudan and is one of the most scenic tourist destinations in Uganda protecting a wide range of flora and fauna. Size of the Park; The Park is on the total land area of 1,442 sq km and harbours scenery unsurpassed in any other park […]

Lake Mburo National Park

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Lake Mburo national park is the smallest park of all the national parks in Uganda. It is normally regarded as a stopover by the tourists on their way to more famous parks along the Rift valley. The park is dominated by open and wooded savannah comprising of grasses, shrubs, trees and the dry hillside. The […]

Bwindi National Park

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Bwindi Forest national park is part of the huge impenetrable Bwindi rainforest situated along the DR Congo – Uganda border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Great Rift Valley. Bwindi forest is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site popular known as the best destination for tracking endangered moountain gorillas […]

Queen Elizabeth National Park

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Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second biggest park after Murchison falls National Park in Uganda. Also known as Kazinga park, the park is widely known for the big four animals that is the Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes and the Leopards. The Kazinga channel that connects lake Edward to George cross through the park offering opportunities […]

Kampala City

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Kampala city is the capital of Uganda and the countries largest urban center where many important government institutions and international bodies bases can be found. Reliable transport, good communication system and affordable accommodation have made Kampala a major tourism and investment hub in East Africa. Once the hunting grounds for the Kabaka, the city was […]

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