Reasons to visit Uganda in 2018
- July 5, 2017
- Posted by: Africa Safaris
- Category: Travel News
Are you looking for a destination to visit in 2018 or 2019, there all reasons to visit Uganda in 2018. Uganda popularly known as the pearl of Africa has grown and strategized herself as one of the leading tourism destinations in East Africa. One of the reasons to visit Uganda in 2018 is its relatively political stability and safety that has been maintained for the last 30 years something that has led to the development of tourism infrastructure and facilities in the country. Uganda as a tourism destination was known as a very turmoil country not until the current President came in and it’s been 30 years of stability now.
Affordability is among reasons to visit Uganda in 2018
Uganda is one of the three countries that offer gorilla trekking in the whole world. Most tourists visit Africa to do wildlife safaris, community and cultural tours but gorilla trekking is one of the most outstanding and thought after tourism activity in the whole world. Uganda has almost half the number of mountain gorillas still surviving in the world. These live in Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. While Rwanda has been the most favored country for gorilla trekking but with the increase in the price of gorilla permit price from USD750 to USD1500 makes Rwanda an expensive destination to visit for gorilla trekking. Uganda thus remains the only affordable and safe gorilla trekking destination in Africa. This gives you all the reasons to visit Uganda in 2018 and a reason to Book with Encounter Africa Safaris.
Exceptional primate experiences in 2018
Uganda is known as the primate capital of Africa boosting of chimpanzees, mountain gorillas, golden monkeys and other 12 species of primate still living in the wild forests of Budongo, Kibale, Bwindi and other forests around the world. Among reasons to visit Uganda in 2018 are the two exceptional activities of chimpanzee and mountain gorilla habituation in Kibale and Bwindi National Park respectively. At USD220 one is able to spend the whole day trekking and learning more about Chimpanzees in Kibale National park while if one pays USD1500, he/she will enjoy 4 ours of un interrupted gorilla trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. There is no other country that offers such experiences hence all the reasons to visit Uganda in 2018.
Authentic cultural and wildlife experiences
While Uganda may not match wildlife viewing in Tanzania and Kenya, it has one of the most authentic wildlife viewing where you will find very few vehicles surrounding one pride of lions. With over 54 multi ethnic groups, Uganda is still competitive when it comes to cultural and community experiences. Encounter Africa safaris operates in Uganda and Rwanda and is glad to gives you reasons to visit Uganda in 2018