Uganda, also referred to as the Pearl of Africa, is the second most populous landlocked country in the world. It shares the popular Lake Victoria with its neighbouring countries, Tanzania and Kenya. This country is famously known for its gorilla trekking adventures.
Best time to visit Uganda
The best time to visit Uganda for a wildlife viewing safari is during the dry season, from June to August and December to February. This is because at this time there is less vegetation and the animals gather around water sources, thus easy to spot.
How to get to Uganda
The main entry point of Uganda is Entebbe International Airport in Entebbe Town, which is 41 kilometres from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. Get around the country using the train, minibuses (matatus) and motorcycles (boda bodas).
Where to find top Restaurants in Uganda
Find some of Uganda’s top restaurants in its main cities like Kampala, Jinja and Entebbe. The restaurants serve international and traditional cuisines such as Matoke.
Uganda is a great tourist destination due to its many national parks, beaches, museums and historical churches. It is also popular for its gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Some of the major attractions in this country include the Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Ssese Islands, Kasubi Tombs and the Uganda National Museum among others.