June 22, 2024

7 Must Dos When In Uganda

An exciting fusion of wildlife and culture, Uganda is up there in with top safari destinations in Africa. The pristine national parks, River Nile, various  local tribes and fascinating city attractions  give you alot to do whether you a searching for adventure, leisure, research or on business trip.
1- Visit Buganda culture & Religious sites – Buganda being the largest ethnic tribe in Uganda has plenty of sites that will give a feel of culture while touring Kampala city and seeing how the locals go about their day to day lives. The Kabaka’s palace, Kasubi tombs, Namugongo martyrs shrine, Rubaga cathedral , Namirembe cathedral are top sites you cant afford to miss out on when in Uganda.
 
2- Try out a local dish – Forget buggers and fries and go eat locally cooked food like matooke (cooked banana), maize flour, g-nut soup, bean soup, cooked cassava are some exciting dishes to try out. There various restaurants that offers these meals at cheap rates
 
3- Make a safari to the park – There are over 10 national parks in Uganda each with distinct attractions and activities. Game drives, primate tracking, boat rides, bird watching, hiking top the list of things to do in the parks. Murchison falls park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Bwindi forest and Kidepo valley are some nice parks guaranteed to give you a safari adventure of a life time.
 
4- Do white water rafting –  The mighty Nile is the world’s longest river and it isn’t short of exciting water sports activities but one activity that stands out the most is white water rafting , Embark on a heart pumping adrenaline tour down the Nile passing through Grade 5 Rapids; safest water rafting in Africa.
 
6- Hike to Sipi Falls – Why go for the hard climb up the Rwenzori or Elgon mountain when you can just a days hike to the 3 sipi falls that lie just on the foot of mountain Elgon.  The hike takes you through local villages, coffee farms plus giving you spectacular views of the local
 
7- Hit the club – Go to the club and dance the night away to mixture of international and local tunes , sip on some local beer and whiskeys as you interact with friends as well as locals. Popular dance hall clubs are situated all over Kampala cities busy streets so you cant fail to find one in just a few minutes drive around.
 
There are plenty of other things to do when in Uganda but the above 7 are guaranteed to give you the ultimate experience of Uganda. To a any of the above 7, simply send us an email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us on +256-758540071 to speak with the reservations team.