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Uganda Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • Gorilla in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Why is Uganda considered a top bucket list destination?

Uganda is one of the few countries where you can find the endangered Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat. Trekking the dense and misty Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in search of these magnificent primates is a delight for travellers who love some adventure. 

The abundant wildlife in the Queen Elizabeth National Park offers a great safari experience to someone who wants to explore more of the animal kingdom. With more than 500 species of birds, Uganda is also a birder’s paradise. The picturesque mountain terrain; massive lakes; abundant wildlife; and warm hearted people of Uganda, truly justifies the title “Pearl of Africa” given to this beautiful East African country.

What are the top bucket list activities on an Uganda vacation?

From Mountain Gorilla Trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, to going on a game drive in search of the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda is indeed the perfect destination to have unique experiences. Doing a boat ride on the Kazinga Channel and exploring the abundant birdlife is also a very relaxing experience. Chasing a troop of Chimpanzee while trekking in Kibale and Kyambura Gorge is another must do activity for someone wanting to closely observe these primates in the wild.



Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • Essential Uganda

    Explore Uganda with a unique safari experience that includes chimpanzees in Kibale Forest, game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park and of course, gorilla tracking in Bwindi.
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,534
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Safaris Worldwide, Single Friendly
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  • Gorilla Express

    This Ugandan safari is perfect for travellers who are short on time, but keen to see mountain gorillas and other fascinating wildlife in the African wild. After get acquainted with Uganda in Entebbe, you’ll head to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to see endangered mountain gorillas and Queen Elizabeth National Park to spot lions and hippos in the wild.
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,519
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Single Friendly, Small Group Touring
    Uganda See Trip Details
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