What Are The Top 6 Tourist Attractions To Do In Uganda In 2025/2026

what top tourist attractions to do in uganda in 2025/2026


are the best for mountain gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking in Uganda.

Uganda’s true name is “The pearl of Africa”, Uganda harbors many unique features, sights, and sounds that are worth exploring by the tourists during their Uganda trips, Most people travel to Uganda for mountain gorilla trekking, Uganda offers a number of tour activities that one can participate in, which can be combined to create the best of Uganda Safari and these include. Click here to see mountain gorilla trekking safaris 


Gorilla Tour Uganda: Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park and Mgahinga gorilla national park

Uganda gorilla tours give travelers the opportunity to see mountain gorillas in their natural environment; gorilla tours are among the top-rated tourism activities worldwide. Click here to see our recommended mountain gorilla trekking tour


Gorilla trekking tours in Uganda take travelers to two Ugandan national parks situated in southwestern Uganda. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the most popular destination, harboring over 80% of Uganda’s endangered mountain gorillas, whereas Mgahinga Gorilla National Park harbors 20%.


Chimpanzee Tour Africa: Kibale Forest National Park

Uganda harbors approximately 13 different primate species, and chimpanzee tracking tops off your impression after viewing animals while on your Uganda tours. Uganda has many places where travelers can track chimpanzees, and these places include Kibale forest national park, Murchison falls park within Budongo Forest, and Queen Elizabeth national park at Kyambura gorge.


Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Tour

The Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary is situated amidst Lake Victoria and harbors approximately 49 orphaned chimpanzees. Chimpanzee tours to Ngamba Island to see these orphaned chimps are unforgettable because travelers enjoy a variety of activities, such as chimp feeding time and learning about chimp behavior, and the tours can be organized as a half-day or full-day tour.


Uganda Wildlife Tours – Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley, and Lake Mburo 

Uganda wildlife tours take travelers to four national parks, such as Lake Mburo park, Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth Park, and Kidepo valley national park. Travelers can explore these parks on a well-arranged wildlife tour; we strongly recommend a 3-day wildlife safari in one of the four national parks.


Kampala City Tour

A Kampala city tour takes travelers to the capital city of Uganda, one of the most chaotic and vibrant cities in Africa. A walk into Uganda’s capital will give you an insight into Uganda’s people, with over 3 million people residing together with different cultures, norms, beliefs, and interests.


 Jinja Source To The Nile Tour

Jinja, Uganda's adventure capital, was once the country's industrial center. However, it is no longer the same case nowadays; travelers flock to Jinja town to visit and see the source of the world’s longest river, the Nile, and other activities include abseiling, rafting, and visiting Sipi Falls. Uganda Tour, Uganda Wildlife Education Centre Tour, Buganda Kingdom, Kasubi Tombs Tour, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Ssese Island Tour Uganda, Mabira Forest Uganda Tour, Bahai Temple Tour Uganda, Uganda Agri Tours Coffee, Vanilla and Tea Plantation Tours

What is Uganda’s key tourist attractions in 2025/2026

Mountain gorillas are Uganda's key tourist attraction. The highest population of mountain gorillas is protected in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, with one mountain gorilla family in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, both located in southwestern Uganda. In Bwindi, tourists have been allowed to track mountain gorillas since April 1993.

When should I travel to Uganda to see mountain gorillas in 2025/2026?

The best time to travel to Uganda is between its two lovely dry seasons: the short dry season that starts from December to February and the long dry season that lasts from June to August. These dry months are the best for mountain gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking in Uganda.

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