Best Places To Visit For Your First Time In Uganda : Uganda, which is also referred to as the Pearl of Africa, is good destination to travel while planning to go on a safari in Africa. This country is surrounded by a beautiful nature, which blessed you authentic views of the Uganda beauty.  There are also savannah grasslands and woodlands, stunning water bodies such as lake and river, many different cultures, which are attractive, and the people in this country are friendly and social. More so, Uganda has a good warm climate compared to the climate in the other countries and it has wonderful wildlife creatures that tourists can see while they tour around the country such as; habituated mountain gorillas, lions, chimpanzees, African elephants, giraffes, zebras and many others. It is also surrounded with wonderful mountains and the budget of Uganda is favourable unlike in other countries. In addition, for those individuals interested touring through many different areas in the country, the following below are some of the few best places that are necessary to visit while exploring in Uganda for the first time.

Best places to visit while in Uganda for the first time.

Kampala city.

Kampala city is one of the biggest urban centers in the country and it is famously known as the capital city of Uganda. more so, it is one of the best destinations while on your tour in the country for the first time because there are so many interesting things to see and learn  for example; one can get chances to interact with people of different cultures and tribes, different religions and get  more about their history and traditions. In this city, tourists can get opportunities to see the Uganda martyrs shrine, the Bahai temple, Gadafi mosque, the Uganda museum and the Buganda kingdom and so many other exciting things.

Murchison falls national park.

Murchison falls national park is famously known as the largest national park in the country which covers a total surface area of about 3900 square kilometers  and it is considered as one of the best destinations to visit while on a safari in Uganda. This national park is located in the northern region of the country in Masindi district. Exploring around this national park blesses tourists with chances of sightseeing many wildlife species due to the fact that it is a home to over 76 mammal species such as; buffalos, lions, chimpanzees, African elephants, hippos, hyenas among others and also harbours around 451 bird species such as; the yellow footed fly catcher, Abyssinian, illadopsis, and many others. more so, touring around this national park while on your safari blesses you with opportunities to engage in many intrestsing activities such as; boat cruise, sport fishing, bird watching, cultural encounters, game drives, guided nature walks where they are always accompanied by park guides who lead tourists through different birding trails.


Jinja is a town located 80 kilometers in the Eastern region from Kampala and it is considered to be among the best towns to visit while on a safari in Uganda. Touring around Jinja gives you, chances to have a successful adventurous safari whereby one can participate in many interesting activities like; bungee jumping, kayaking, quad biking, water rafting among others. More so, tourists get to capture good classic views of the source of the Nile.

Best Places To Visit For Your First Time In Uganda
Source of the Nile

Queen Elizabeth National park.

Queen Elizabeth national park is famously known as the second largest national park in the country, which is commonly visited because of its tree-climbing lions, and it is located in the Kasese district in the Eastern region in Uganda and covers a distance of about 1980 square kilometers. more so, this national park has many attractions that tourists can see such as; Lake Katwe explosion craters, kazinga channel, lake gorge, lake katwe which is famously known as a salt lake and touring around this water body gives tourists opportunities to watch and observe all the salt mining processes.

In addition, apart from the mentioned above, there are many more other places to visit while on your safari in Uganda for the first time. In addition, some of these places include; Lake Bunyonyi, Entebbe town. Uganda Martyrs shrine, Mabamba swamp, Nyero rock paintings, Bigondi wetland, Semuliki national park, Mgahinga Gorilla national park, Sipi falls, Rwenzori mountains national park, Lake Mburo national park, Ssese Island, Mount Elgon national park and many others.

Contact our trusted tour operators in case of more information about which places one can visits while on their safari in Uganda for the first time and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Uganda.

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