Top 10 Tourist Sites in Uganda to Visit This Christmas

By Soko Directory Team / December 21, 2019 | 8:00 am



Tourist Sites in Uganda

In need of a fun and memorable festive season with your family? Try these top ten tourist sites in Uganda and thank me later.

Enjoyment is another key factor in the day to day life of a normal person. We believe you have worked yourself out this year, and yes, applause for you, however, work minus play makes Tom a dull boy.

So, respect the festive season by checking out on one of these top ten tourist sites in Uganda recommended for you. Then offer an amazing time to family minus ant regret

Murchison Falls National Park

This is Uganda’s largest and oldest conversation area and one of the most spectacular in Africa. The park is bisected by VICTORIA NILE, which plunges 45 meters over the remnant rift valley, creating the dramatic Murchison falls.

The park has different mammal species like lions, elephant, crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, giraffes, Jackson’s heartbeats and many more. We think your kids shouldn’t miss out.

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Located in southwestern Uganda. It is one of the richest ecosystems anywhere in the world with many different species of birds and mammals, around 350 species of birds, more than 200 different species of butterflies and many more endangered species and Colobus monkeys, the Bwindi Gorillas and Chimpanzees.

An interaction with these funny chimpanzees would put a smile on your face.

Rwenzori Mountain National Park                                                                                                                       

This UNESCO worldwide heritage site is situated in the Rwenzori mountains in southwest Uganda.

The park is famous for the plant life, it is dotted with waterfalls, many small lakes, and glaciers. These beautiful waters are beautiful sceneries.

Lake Victoria 

This is Africa’s largest lake, with an area close to seventy thousand square kilometers. Its the second largest freshwater lake in the world besides North America’s superior lake.

This lake is shared amongst the three countries Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania but nearly forty-five percent under the control of Uganda, confirmation is made when you tour this place.

Lake Mburo National Park

Located in the western side of the country in Kiruhura District. The park is just thirty kilometers from the city of Mbarara. this park has more than a hundred bird species and a variety of animals such as the impala, zebras and wild buffaloes.

There are many luxurious camps in the park for tourists with good accommodation.

Kampala, Uganda

Kampala is Uganda’s largest city and the people in this city are very friendly when u visit Kampala you are urged not leave out places like the Uganda Museum, the Nommo art gallery, The National theater, The Rubaga and Namirembe cathedrals, the Gadhafi mosque, the Wamala tombs, the Rahai temple, and the Uganda parliament building. KAMPALA is a small city with lots of wonderful places to hang out with the family.

Ssese Islands

These are the groups of the eighty-four islands on lake victoria, they are located on the northwestern side of the lake and divided into Two visible groups; the Bugala group and the Koome Group.

The tourism industry is growing more and more around these islands based on the beautiful outlook, we bet you wouldn’t have to miss.

Kasubi Tombs

These are burial sites of the four kings of Buganda, located in Kampala, they are UNESCO’s world heritage sites as well, we believe you may pick interest in understanding the wired Ugandan culture and with these tombs, this is where the culture originates.

Queen Elizabeth National Park.

This park is located in Uganda’s west side and is the most visited national park in Uganda with a whole 95 species of mammals and more other 500 species of birds. It was opened in 1954. A tour of this amazing world life park is a must.

Kidepo Valley National Park.

This park is located in northeastern Uganda and was opened in 1958. It borders the country of South Sudan. Two major rivers of; the Kidepo and Narus all flow through the park. However, Game viewing is one of the most popular attractions in this park, you should give it a try as well.

By Nsunjo Erica Margert

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