Tourism Uganda

Uganda is endowed with ten National parks namely: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National park, Lake Mburo National park, Mount Rwenzori National Park,  Mount Elgon National park, Kidepo Valley national Park, Semliki National park, Kibale National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga national Park National park.

Uganda's tourism is based on Mountain Gorillas found in Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Mgahinga National Park. Gorilla permit is currently sold at US$ 600 making Gorilla trekking the most demanded, attended and expensive tourist activity.

Murchison Falls is the largest National Park in Uganda followed by Queen Elizabeth National park. Both savanna parks offers day and night game drives viewing a variety of wild animals and birds. On the other hand, Lake Mburo National Park is he smallest savanna park in Uganda but endowed  with the unique zebra species which are found no where else in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Mgahinga National parks provides a clear plat form for Mountain Gorilla trekking, birding, nature walks, cultural trips and so on.

Uganda Tourism bodies like Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) are found in Kampala city. Such bodies are responsible for promoting Uganda Tourism sector.

Most of the tour companies in Uganda are found in Kampala and and the nearby districts like Wakiso, Mpigi and Mukono. If booking, you can visit them directly but you can as well contact tour operators via email or telephone.

Chimpanzee trekking is the second sought for activity after Gorilla trekking. Chimpanzee are found in Kibale National Park, Budongo Forest, Toro-Semliki game reserve and Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The cost of Uganda Chimpanzee permit cost up to US$ 150.