If you’re planning an upcoming trip to Uganda and want to make sure that your itinerary boasts some of the best attractions and activities which Uganda has to offer, simply continue reading to discover a list of must-visit attractions and activities.
The top activities and adventures in Uganda:
- Experience the rush of a white water rafting trip
If you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie, it’s well worth visiting Nalubale where you’ll be able to book an exciting whitewater rafting trip. While the rapids which you navigate may seem extreme, most companies who operate in Nalubale provide safety boats, which will shadow your boat, to ensure that you’re kept safe at all times.
Alternatively, if you’ve never been white water rafting before, you also have the option of booking a beginners excursion which will feature grade 1 and grade 2 rapids.
- Visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in order to spot a rare rhino
If you’d love the chance to spot an endangered rhino roaming in its natural habitat, it’s well worth planning a trip to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, which is run by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Where rhino are protected from the threat of poachers.
- Explore the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
The primary reason why international tourists visit the world famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is for Gorilla tracking in Uganda. If you’re not afraid of hiking through dense jungle in order to spot a family of gorillas interacting with each other, it’s well worth visiting the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest as you’ll never forget the moment when you first spot a wild mountain gorilla in a dense, exotic jungle landscape.
- Visit the Ndere Center in order to learn about Ugandan culture
If one of the key reasons why you choose to travel throughout the world is to learn about new cultures, make sure to head straight to the Ndere Center where you’ll be able to learn about Ugandan music, dance, and traditions. As an added bonus, visitors to the Ndere Center are treated to daily cultural performances.
- Book a tour of the Kibale National Park
If you’re a wildlife lover and are keen to see wild chimpanzees during your trip to Uganda, you’ll have the highest chance of spotting and photographing a wild chimpanzee, if you book a chimpanzee tracking tour at the Kibale National Park.
- Watch the sunset on one of the Ssese Islands
The Ssese Islands which are located just off the coast of Uganda’s mainland are known for offering stunning, world-class sunsets. So if you’re headed to Uganda in the near future, make sure to set your smartphone alarm for 15 minutes before sunset, so that you’ll be able to get up in time to watch the sunset at your nearest beach.
- Shop for lunch at the Nakasero Market in Kampala
If you plan on spending some time in Kampala, which happens to be the capital city of Uganda, make sure to take a walk through the Nakasero Market where you’ll be able to shop for lunch and to purchase souvenirs of your incredible Ugandan adventure.
So if you’re headed to Uganda in the next few months, you can’t go wrong using the list above in order to create an exciting travel itinerary for your Ugandan adventure!