Uganda Travel News

Uganda once again has been ranked number seven in 2016 emerging tourists destinations in the whole world. This follows another accolade in 2012 when Uganda was voted the best destination to visit in the whole world. Gorillas put Uganda in emerging tourist destinations for 2016 due to the fact that Uganda has almost half of the endangered mountain gorillas in the whole world. These mountain gorillas are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga National Park. Other reasons cited include Murchison Falls National Park that has the most powerful waterfalls in the whole world including abundant wildlife

Gorillas put Uganda in emerging tourist destinations for 2016

That said and done, gorillas put Uganda in emerging tourist destinations for 2016 but the country is indeed endowed with many tourist attractions which resulted into Churchill to term it the pearl of Africa. The challenge with Uganda’s tourism is that the government is yet to invest much in promotion and marketing in order to create awareness. Some of the positive developments have been ensuring peace and security including fighting internal wars and terrorism, Uganda has been on the forefront of controlling diseases such as ebola and malburg and this has been proved overtime when such outbreaks happen

There is no doubt that gorillas put Uganda in emerging tourist destinations for 2016 since even former stars of Barcelona are in Uganda to play a charity football match and trek gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. To show a sign of stable peace, the country also hosted Pope Francis for three days confirming to the whole world that Uganda is indeed a very peaceful country that is worth visiting in 2016. Encounter Africa safaris arranges gorilla tours, wildlife safaris, cultural and community tours, volunteer placements for all those interested in visiting Uganda. For more information about when to travel to Uganda, kindly contact one of our safari designers who will advise you accordingly

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