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Uganda One of the Best Tourism Destinations Globally


Uganda, the land of a thousand hills is on it again. It was ranked among the best destinations in the world by Forbes, and surely this is to greatly heighten the tourism sector in the country.

With its infinite ever changing landscape, filled with thousands of hills, beautiful lakes lying in the vast valleys, unique and amazing cultures, the clean and Eco maintained town of Kampala and the stunning natural surroundings, Uganda is definitely an ideal destination to visit in Africa.

Once again Uganda features in Forbes 20 best places to visit in 2020 as the fifth destination to visit. ​According to Forbes, “Uganda in general and Kampala as the capital gateway city in particular have really come from far into stability since the genocide error 20 years ago,” as stated by Judy Stein, president of The Stein Collective, an affiliate of Ovation Travel Group.

Still on the Travel Lemming site that recognizes trending destinations and promotes emerging place to stop over tourism, Uganda was ranked Africa’s top destination to travel to in 2020 and among the top 30 globally.

Uganda was listed as an ideal destination because of its growing connectivity with her national carrier; Uganda Air, her safety and conservation efforts. The fact that Uganda is even soon opening direct flights from New York to Kampala, 2020 is the perfect year to visit Uganda. Remember that Uganda air currently flies to more than 25 destinations.

mountain karisimbiVisiting Uganda presents outstanding opportunities to explore her capital Kampala and its amazing transformation into the most recommendable MICE destination in Africa.

This pocket size country is still a home to the endangered mountain gorillas that are only known to three countries; Uganda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Almost a quarter of these gorillas reside in Uganda’s Volcanoes national park, furnishing exclusive gorilla trekking experiences.

About the country’s tourism, that’s not all. Uganda is home to unique and exciting cultures. Several museums and cultural centers are set up to exhibit the history and traditions of Ugandans. Not being a huge multicultural country, Uganda only has three ethnic groups; which include the Twa, Hutu and the Tutsi, and all these can be explored in a single stop cultural center like Ibyiwachu cultural center at the edge of Volcanoes national park and the Virunga mountains.

The beautiful people of Uganda are not only cute with the looks, but their hearts too are extraordinary. They are one of the most hospitable and kind people you will ever meet in Africa. It’s a country one can easily fit in.

It’s no wonder that Uganda was still ranked the third best destination in Africa in 2018 for hosting international meetings and events by the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association). Its partnership with the London based Arsenal Football Club and PSG in France was another hype for destination Uganda.

The Chief Tourism Officer of the Uganda Development Board attributes this success of the tourism sector to all the tourism operators and hoteliers who work tirelessly each single day to make Uganda a unique and exciting destination to visit. Uganda’s national goal is to double tourism receipts to USD $800 million by 2024.

Do you want an African safari, that mixture of gorilla trekking, hiking and exploring unique cultures? The perfect solution is a Uganda safari.


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