While Uganda is considered one of the most sought after safari destinations in Africa, most travelers are still left out confuse with which attractions catch a glimpse while on Uganda safari. However, Uganda is undoubtedly a hidden gem! It is located in East Africa and it is truly the Pearl of Africa, meaning tourists have opportunity to discover and enjoy all that that African continent has in offer to the world. It refuges countless species of wildlife including the big five game; magical mountains like the Rwenzori Mountain ranges that ranks as one of the tallest mountains in Africa, the source of the mighty River Nile –one of the longest Rivers in the world, Lake Victoria-one of the only fresh water Lakes that are left in the world and features among the largest in Africa. Besides, it is one of only 3 countries in the world where you can track the rare mountain gorillas and features all the two national parks of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National in the southwest which refuges the largest number of these critically endangered species in the wild; there are also other species of primates to catch a glimpse in Uganda especially chimpanzees, golden monkeys, L’Hoests that make it capital of primates in the world.
There are several things to do while in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. From popular gorilla trekking expeditions to chimpanzee tracking, there are several adventure activities that you should not miss while on a holiday in Uganda.
Here are the top things to do on a vacation in Uganda.
If you are adventure enthusiast and you are looking for the most breathtaking adventures then Jinja should be a must to include in your bucket list. Jinja is best described as a capital of adrenaline adventures in East Africa. For adventure lovers, Uganda offers variety of thrilling adventures especially at the source of Nile, Jinja and the leading ones include White water rafting. This adventure doesn’t any experience but only requires you to know how to swim and you will certainly fall in love with this adventure of a lifetime. Other thrilling adventures to participate in include bungee jumping which offers you opportunity to kiss the water of the Nile; Kayaking, boat cruise, quad biking, horseback rides and others.