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Make use of remarkable Uganda luxury holiday packages and discover the natural landscapes while relishing the finest amenities of luxury 5-star hotels and resorts. Safari lovers can avail of our incredible luxury Uganda safari deals and embark on an exceptional journey to explore the beauty of its stunning forestry and wildlife, and revitalize on its exceptional beaches and premium resorts.
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Located in East-Central Africa, Uganda is a landlocked country with typically a varied equatorial climate. It is bordered by South Sudan in the North, Kenya in the East, Tanzania in the South, and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the West. The country’s official currency is the Ugandan shilling.
Traveling fanatics can discover the miscellaneous appeals of this amazing holiday destination by opting for unbelievable Uganda luxury holiday deals. Exploring enthusiasts will have plenty of islands and untamed nature to explore, sandy beaches to rejuvenate, and historical sites to visit. There are several luxury safari packages for tourists to opt for and get close to Uganda’s spellbinding wildlife.
Get up close and personal with the king of the jungle, and discover the carefully preserved, rare breeds of apes and other animals and birds. Savor the delicious local food and have a fun time on sandy beaches with your loved ones. Explore the most stunning national parks and trek high mountains amidst the stunning wildlife. Avail of our exclusive Christmas and Easter Uganda holiday deals, celebrate these festivals while exploring primeval landmarks and beautiful islands, and make the most out of your holiday tour.
Visit the largest national park of Uganda and witness the charm of Murchison Falls to fully embrace the full potential of Uganda travel packages. Stretching 1,500 square miles, Murchison Falls is situated around 200 miles from Kampala, in the Northwestern part of the country, and a place worth visiting to bask in the luxury holidays in Uganda.
The falls are divided by the Victoria Nile, that is forced through a tiny gorge known as the Devil’s Cauldron, forming a stunning 130-feet waterfall. Tourists can avail of the incredible Uganda safari packages and explore both land and aquatic ecologies, observing wild animals including elephants, antelopes, chimpanzees, hippos, crocodiles, storks, Roskilde Giraffes, leopards, warthogs, buffalo, and over 450 bird species.
Relish the ultimate Uganda luxury holidays experience by trekking through the wild settings of Kibale National Parka while observing Chimpanzees and other primates. Situated at the Ruwenzori Mountains foothills, Kibale Forest National Park comprises the maximum multiplicity of primates in all of East Africa.
Trek with qualified local guides and observe about 1450 Chimpanzees, around 325 bird species, and other wildlife creatures. Tourists may also observe the Red Colobus Monkey, and L’Hoest Monkey among other 13 primate species to cherish the benefits of Uganda holiday packages.
Home to more than half of the Planet’s 800 more or less mountain gorillas, Uganda is an ideal destination to witness these amazing creatures. Hike through the verdant Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and observe a multiplicity of gorillas to wallow in the exceptional luxury Uganda gorilla safari experience.
Set on a 2–6-hour trek up the steep hills of the Rift Valley and observe one of the rarest gorilla species. Established in 1991, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site housing nearly 320 threatened Mountain Gorillas, numerous bird species, above 200 butterfly species, and nine other species of primates. Visiting these attractions to observe these amazing wildlife creatures is one of the top things to do in Uganda.
Traveling around and exploring this magnificent country day-round can be tiring. To relax and revitalize, head to the stunning Sese Islands, on the Northwestern section of Lake Victoria in Uganda. It is one of the 84 islands in the country out of which half of these islands are populated, and one of the top tourist attractions to relish the memorable luxury holidays in Uganda.
Visitors can explore the incredible island fascinations or relax on one of the beaches sipping cocktails and soaking up the sunlight while relishing the mesmerizing sight of the pristine waters of Lake Victoria lapping over the golden sands. The Ssese Islands are fairly unscathed, compared to several other sites in the country, so they’re an ideal spot to be visited to experience the authentic culture of Uganda.
Uganda offers visitors some of the best luxury Uganda safari experiences and one of these includes beholding the majesty of tree-climbing lions in the famous Queen Elizabeth National Park. Tourists can observe other wild animals especially Topis, and Budongo to luxuriate in the unbelievable Uganda travel packages.
Wildlife enthusiasts have a lot to explore and observing the King of Savannah in the Ishasha zone of Queen Elizabeth National Park climbing up the old fig trees and resting there for days is an experience to cherish. Tourists can also observe topi antelopes, with their extended heads, that are found only in this place in Uganda. From February to September, nature lovers can also spot Budongo and a spectacular underground Kyambura forest located in a deep canyon in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
For trekking lovers, there are numerous hiking spots available in Uganda but none of them can beat the incredible hiking experience as Mount Elgon does. Located on the Ugandan/Kenyan border, the 4321m high Mount Elgon is considered one of the best hikes in Africa.
Tourists can fully embrace the benefits of Uganda holiday packages by trekking across the incredible Mount Elgon trails. They can witness the mesmerizing beauty of Sipi waterfalls that lie on the brink of Mount Elgon National Park near the Kenyan border. Hike around the falls and behold spellbinding vistas of the Lake Kyoga, Karamoja plains, and the gradients of Mt. Elgon.
Explore the amazing wildlife and lush forests in the spectacular Kibale National Park and make your dream Uganda luxury holiday experience come true. The incredible park houses spectacular wildlife for tourists to explore and make their Uganda tour memorable.
Visitors can witness some of the world’s most incredible multiplicities of Simians from Central Africa and chimpanzee packs probing through the woods. There are other incredible monkey breeds to spot in the park including the Ugandan Red colobus monkeys and the rare L’Hoest’s.
Discover the marvels of the Gaddafi National Mosque located on the Old Kampala Hill, and wallow in the uniqueness of luxury holidays in Uganda. The colorful structure of the mosque with its spellbinding Art features was designed based on a blend of Arab, African, and European touches. The mosque is open to everyone without discrimination.
Travelers can explore this magnificent mosque with an accommodation capacity of over 35,000 people, which makes it one of the largest mosques in Central, Sub-Saharan, and East Africa. The mosque also houses the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Headquarters. Tour around and explore a University College, Library, meeting hall, FM Radio Station, and a hospital among other sections. Behold the panoramic city view from the mosque minaret and capture these lifetime memories to cherish.
Visit the incredible Uganda Museum and revisit the country’s history to embrace the full potential of Uganda holiday packages. Located on Kira Road in the country’s largest and capital city, Kampala, the museum is one of the top tourist attractions to be visited in Uganda.
Travelers can explore the oldest and the largest museum in the country and relish the exceptional luxury holidays in Uganda. They can observe the Stone Age tools, and explore the ethnography, paleontology, and ethnohistory sections of the museum while listening to the traditional music, and immersing themselves in the country’s rich history.
Take your exploration tour to new heights by trekking the gigantic Rwenzori Mountains also known as the ‘Mountains of the Moon’. Traversing the border with Congo, this incredible range of mountains also holds Uganda’s tallest mountain, Mount Stanley.
Visitors can visit the Rwenzori Mountains National Park and witness the might of snow-capped Margherita summit which is the third tallest in Africa at 5,109m. Situated in Southwestern Uganda, the park UNESCO world heritage site, and offers ample trekking and safari tours for tourists to bask in the marvelous luxury holidays in Uganda.
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This incredible city has been the capital of both the former Buganda kingdom and contemporary Uganda as well. This is also the first city in Uganda where tourists can observe the remnants of the magnificent Kasubi Tombs.
Explore the vibrant marketplaces especially the Owino market which is considered the largest in both Uganda and Central-East Africa with an area measuring 7.04 hectares. Visit the incredible Gaddafi National Mosque and head to the town's edge to explore the stunning Nakasero Hill. Tourists can observe magnificent villas belonging to the country’s elite and expatriates, and wallow in the exceptional luxury holidays in Uganda.
Added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list, the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the top places to visit for living up the extraordinary luxury holidays in Uganda. Covered in some of Africa’s primordial woodlands, the park comprises incredible rocky mountains and infinite greenery.
Travelers can witness the multiplicity of gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys, especially colobus monkeys, rambling and hopping amidst the stunning untamed nature. The spellbinding Albertine Rift landscapes are the gem of this incredible Uganda attraction with quartzite summits and teak-swathed riverways mesmerizing the tourists.
Located in Northwestern Uganda, the spellbinding Murchison Falls is a natural wonder that certainly needs to be witnessed while in Uganda. The rumbling waterfalls cutting right in their middle, and the untamed wilderness surrounding them is an unforgettable sight for visitors to bask in the serenity of luxury Uganda holidays.
The park itself is the largest national park in all of Uganda, stretching across 4,000 square kilometers between the peripheries. The major attraction is the point where the Victoria Nile cracks through a tight-knit canyon, over a 40-meter cliff height. Tourists can also observe wild animals like elephants, lions, giraffes, and more.
Located at the DRC border, near the banks of Lale Edward, the wonderful Queen Elizabeth National Park, or QENP for short, is the most popular national park in Uganda. Visited by thousands of tourists annually, the park embraces incredible wildlife, and verdant forest and grassland.
Tourists can stroll around the park and witness the swaying apes and sluggish Congo lions in the Maramagambo Forest to cherish the lifelong memories of luxury holidays in Uganda. One of the unique highlights of the park is the numerous volcanic sites ranging from Katwe craters to immense fissures in the Earth, giving it an edge over other national parks and a go-to place for memorable Uganda safari tours.
This incredible city is the entrance point for most transnational visitors arriving in Uganda as the Entebbe International Airport is based here. Tourists can observe the waters of Lake Victoria battering up against the airport runways while landing.
For esteemed tourists, there are the best resorts in Entebbe to refresh, relish the premium hotel services, and conveniently plan their trip. Visitors can tour the city that still exhibits its past as an old British colony. Some of the worth-watching remnants include the official president's house also known as the Ugandan State House, beautiful churches, and the stunning National Botanical Garden.
This delectable Ugandan street food is a rolled chapati crammed with an omelet, meat, and vegetables including avocado, tomatoes onion, etc., and then rolled up.
This delicious dish is a plantain porridge prepared from green, pared plantains, crushed and cooked in banana leaves, seasoned with spices, and then served with beans, peanut sauce, beef, or chicken.
This delectable Ugandan cuisine is made by wrapping chicken, meat, or fish, in banana leaves together with groundnut paste.
This traditional breakfast dish features cassava, Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes, and matooke mixed in a sauce made from onions, tomatoes, beef, offal, beans, ghee, peas, and ground peanuts.
Muchomo means roasted meat on a stick and that can be chicken, beef, or goat’s meat. In restaurants, Muchomo is served with roasted matooke, fries, or salads.
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