Top Destinations in Uganda or Tourism in Uganda

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Top Destinations in Uganda or Tourism in Uganda
Top destinations in Uganda

Adventure

Back-garden Birding

Camping

Gorilla

Hiking

National Parks

Nature

Outdoor Recreation

Safari

Wildlife

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Forested national park in Uganda, home to endangered mountain gorillas, plus birds & butterflies.
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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Ugandan national park, with Lake Katwe, hippos in the Kazinga Channel & leopards on Mweya Peninsula.
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Murchison Falls National Park

Ugandan national park, known for Murchison Falls, Lake Albert Delta & Kaniyo Pabidi mahogany forest.
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Kampala

Uganda’s hilly capital has bustling markets & cultural sites like Uganda Museum & National Theatre.
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Lake Mburo National Park

Wetlands with lodging & safari tours
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Kibale National Park

Rainforest, safaris & chimpanzees
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Entebbe

Ugandan town on Lake Victoria with Lido Beach & Uganda Wildlife Centre, plus nearby Ssese Islands.
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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Gorilla, park, safari, volcano, and hiking
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Lake Bunyonyi

Island-filled lake with canoe tours
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Jinja

Ugandan town, known for Nile River, Itanda Falls rafting & Samuka Island birdlife.
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Kidepo Valley National Park

National park with many big game animals
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Mount Elgon National Park

Park, safari, hiking, mountain, and climbing
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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Mountain, safari, park, and gorilla
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Kibale

Common chimpanzee, parks, and safaris
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Fort Portal

Common chimpanzee, safaris, and lakes
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Semuliki National Park

Park, safari, birdwatching, and hot spring
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Ssese Islands

Safaris, honeymoons, lakes, and gorillas
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Kabale

Gorillas, lakes, and romantic places
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Lake Edward

Lakes, safaris, crocodiles, and rivers
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Mbale

Waterfalls, safaris, judaism, and mountains
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Kasese

Parks, chimpanzees, safaris, and mountains
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Mbarara

Safaris, gorillas, parks, and lakes
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Masindi

Safaris, parks, rhinoceros, and waterfalls
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Paraa

Safari lodges, parks, rivers, and safaris
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Gulu

Safaris
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Mweya

Safari lodges, parks, safaris, and gorillas
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Mabira Forest

Rainforest, zip line, safari, and gorilla
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Lake Mutanda

Foothills lake with islands & birds
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Kyambura Game Reserve

Animal habitat with guided tours
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Lake George

Lakes, safaris, game reserves, and swamps
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Kisoro

Gorillas, safaris, volcanoes, and lakes
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Masaka

Gorillas, safaris, and outdoor recreation
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Kisoro

Gorillas, lakes, safari lodges, and parks
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Hoima

Safari lodges, shrines, lakes, and safaris
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Lake Kyoga

Lakes, waterfalls, wetlands, and rivers
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Kasenyi Village

Safari lodges, parks, lakes, and safaris
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Kihihi

Gorillas, safaris, and parks
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Budongo Forest

Common chimpanzee, safaris, and forests
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Sipi

Waterfalls
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Mukono

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Kalangala

Honeymoons, beaches, and lakes
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Budongo Central Forest Reserve

Common chimpanzee, safaris, and forests
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Arua

Safaris
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Bugala Island

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Kasubi

Tombs, safaris, and history
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Tororo

Safaris and outdoor recreation
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Apoka

Safari lodges, parks, camping, and safaris
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Karuma Village

Safaris, wildlife, waterfalls, and parks

Types of Tourists in Uganda

A Tourist is a person who travels away from home more than a day, less than a year for different occasions like a Business tour, leisure tour based on their needs and reasons for travelling.

Types of Tourists in Uganda

Uganda has different types of Tourism activities which are organized on a daily basis in the country. Uganda Tourism Board is the main organization or board which is in charge of Tourism growth, economy and it’s under the ministry of Tourism.

Uganda Tourism Board is a private sector which joins Uganda as a Tourist destination and promotes Tourism products like landscape and wildlife, Uganda welcomes different visitors which are grouped as Tourists.

Types of Tourists in Uganda include
Cultural Tourists

These kinds of Tourists are interested in culture to learn about behaviour, culture art, dance. Culture festivals and norms, they prefer to witness the world heritage site of the country, in Uganda, they are different cultures with different interests and norms, for example, the Buganda culture, Busoga culture, Banyankole culture, Karamojong culture.

Leisure Tourist

These Tourists are interested in relaxation refreshing their minds away from a tiresome day they prefer cruising, bird watching, beach relaxation, mountain hiking and these activities are all organized to meet the Tourist needs, for example, cruising at different water bodies like Murchison falls, kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth, mountain hiking at mountain Elgon and Rwenzori etc.

Religious Tourists

These kind of Tourists Travel with the main purpose of region for example Bahia temple is always visited since it was the first temple of Bahia religion in East Africa, Namugongo shrines this place is always visited and has a special day for pilgrims every 3rd June in every year who travel from different countries to remember the killing of Martyrs by Kabaka Mwanga for their faith, we have the Gaddafi Mosque this mosque is for Islamic region and it was built by a famous late president of Libya and one of the biggest mosques in East Africa and Uganda, Namirembe Cathedra commonly also known as saint Paul’s cathedral it’s one of the oldest cathedrals in Ugandan Anglican church etc.

Business Tourists

These Tourists engage in tourism activities well on different business trip they travel for business but add on different activities on their travel plan.

Educational Tourists

The Tourists travel to study, learn about a specific area, country or to add more qualification in different area of study for example students who travel away from home to study or learn in a specific field.

Volunteer Tourists

These Tourists travel to different local communities to gain more experience on their firsthand interest for example volunteers in orphanages, hospitals, wildlife education centres etc.

Youth Tourists

This is an independent trip of less than a year away from home or another country with a desire to learn the culture, get opportunities, benefit from formal and informal education to gain more experience in the area of education. These youths are aged 15-30 and can be able to take care of themselves in any way.

Medical Tourists

These are Tourists who live in one country but travel to another country to acquire medication or care with the aim of curing their medical problems.

Source: http://www.adventure-travellers.com/blog/types-tourists-uganda/

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