Holidays to Uganda

The Republic of Uganda “The pearl of Africa” is located at East-central Africa where the African wildlife and natural habitat life harmoniously. The Uganda tour packages is loved by people around the world due to its mesmerizing landscape and great climate. It is known as the African great lakes region due to its location at East Africa Plateau with tropical equatorial weather. Uganda lays completely within the Nile basin and heavily influenced by its largest lake, Lake Victoria. Most of the important cities are located near this lake, including Kampala, the capital of Uganda. Besides Lake Victoria, Uganda also hosts Lake Kyoga, Lake Albert, Lake Edward, Lake Turkana, and Lake George.

Being surrounded by nature wonder of misty forests, snow peaked mountains, and savannas, holidays to Uganda centers on its natural activities. It has 60 protected areas including Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Rwenzori Mountains National Park, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Grassland and tropical forest are mostly found in the central region, while the volcanic mountainous range stands proudly on the east. The country is also blessed with hot springs, which can be found at Semiliki National Park. There are some famous hot springs that attract thousands of tourists each year, including Sempaya Hot Spring, Kitagata Hot Spring, Amoropii hot springs. The Semiliki National Park can be found in South Western of Uganda. Lake Mburo National Park is a fantastic destination hosts the 350 species of birds, leopards, hippos, hyenas, impalas, zebras, and other majestic animals.

Uganda culture is influenced by English, Arab, and African. Mostly people of Uganda speaks Luganda, and only a small portion can speak English. The native of Uganda wears Tunic. The native of Uganda are mostly conservative, so remember to dress respectfully when visiting the country. Of course, shorts and trousers are permitted while doing sport activity, but it is preferable to wear long dresses or skirts when visiting the local community and traditional places. Uganda Currency is the Shilling, but they also accepted Dollars, Euros, and Pounds. However, smaller towns will only accept shilling so it is better to have them handy when you are traveling in Uganda.

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The best time to visit Uganda is between January to February and June to August, where the weather is dry and cool and not too much rain. Heavy rain can make the hike and trails difficult and cancel your holidays to Uganda. The most popular tourist destination of course related to holiday packages in Uganda and national park adventure. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home of Uganda Mountain Gorilla, which the native species of the country. The snowy mountain of Rwenzori boasts misty bamboo forest which protects hundreds of animals, including 19 different species of Albertine Rift endemics, as well as some of the world’s rarest vegetation. At the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley lays Murchison Falls National Park. It is the largest national park of Uganda with its famous Victoria Nile flowing at its heart. This is the best park to view buffaloes, giraffes, and other savannas animals in Uganda. The Capital city of Kampala is also a great tourist destination for holiday packages in Uganda. The city has a number of world heritage architecture, such as the Kasubi Tomb and Gadhafi Mosque. If you want to take a closer look at Uganda traditional culture, Ndere center is the one that you are looking for. After the Kampala city tour, do not forget to visit the local craft market where you can shop souvenirs like painting, prints, and postcards. The craft market that regularly open for tourist is the Buganda Road craft market, the National Theatre craft market, and the Uganda Crafts 2000 ltd.

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