Why you should visit Uganda- 8 Reasons to visit Uganda.
There are a number of reasons as to why you should visit Uganda, hence the reasons Sir Winston Churchill referred to Uganda as the Pearl. Uganda is a land locked country located in eastern Africa close to Kenya Tanzania and Rwanda. Uganda has fertile soils, plenty of biomes and also with excellent people. Below we have listed a number of reasons as to why you should visit Uganda.
The most welcoming People in the World.
Ugandans, are known to have the most welcoming and friendly people in the world. Therefore, when you visit you will not feel out of place because of the Big smiles you will receive from the airport to the remotest place in the Country. The people of Uganda make you feel at home, within a day, they will make you feel like you have known them for years. That’s is how good and friendly they are and thus you will learn a lot from them. They are people who can go out of their way to make you feel welcome.
Uganda is Secure.
Safety and security are the first factors that we consider before traveling to anyplace. Uganda has been secure for the past 15 or more years and therefore it is a safe country to visit. There are no wars and any part of Uganda can be visited anytime of the year.
The best weather
Well, sitting on the equators serves Uganda best in terms of the weather. Uganda has two seasons that is the wet and dry season. However the country is mostly sunny throughout the years, with temperatures barely going above 29 degrees (84 degrees Fahrenheit). The rainy season is between March to May and October to November. Most notably is that it rains for some hours and stops and shines the rest of the day. Allowing you to explore the country more, instead of staying indoors.
Uganda has variety of foods and most of its food is organically grown with no or limited GMO foods on the market. The Diverseness in culture also reciprocates in the variety of foods that the country has to offer. Regions, tribes and different cultures have different staple foods. One of the famous cuisines and delicacies that you must taste whilst on your safari in Uganda include; Matooke with Ground nut source, Posho with beans, Grasshoppers commonly known as Nsenene and also the famous Rolex. Explore the different agro tours that Uganda has to offer.
Gorillas and wildlife
Uganda is home to half of the worlds remaining Mountain gorillas. Currently there are slightly over 1000 individual mountain gorilla according to the recently done census. With half of them gorilla tracking and gorilla habituation experience is possible and thus this makes your Uganda wildlife safari worth it! More to that is that gorilla tracking permits, are affordable at only USD 700 permit. On your visit you can enjoy a gorilla trekking safari or even opt to go view wildlife safaris in other national parks. Uganda is one of the country’s you can see the Big Five most sought after animals in the world.
With over 50 different tribes and cultural norms, Culture should be on the list of why you should visit Uganda. Although divided into two major groups that’s the Nilotics and the Bantu, each tribe has different languages, beliefs and norms that they have followed and respected for years. If you are a fun of learning about culture and beliefs, you can join our 7 days cultural safari.
Uganda is Naturally Endowed.
Uganda is naturally endowed with so many geographical features that should take you to visit. This land locked country,has the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains which seems impossible due to its location on the Equator. It has the largest Fresh water body-Lake Victoria- in the Africa. It is also home to the source of the second Longest rivers in the World the Might River Nile. Last but not least, it is home to Mt Elgon which is the largest Caldera in the world.
Last but not least, Uganda is an affordable destination, where by the cost of living in Uganda is lower than most of its neighboring countries. Uganda as a safari and business destination, caters for as budgets including, to include exclusive luxury and also the basic. Therefore, you can never fail to get accommodation, activities, or safaris that fit within your budget.