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2000/2013

First/Last visit:

Number of visits:

2

Personal Rating:

112/193

UNESCO Sites visited:

2/3

Places Visited:

Kampala, Jinia, Fort Portal, Lake Nyabikere, Kibale NP, Kasese, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mbarara, Kabale, Lake Bunyonyi, Gatuna, Masindi, Karuma, Kisoro

Highlights:

Kampala Kasubi Tombs UNESCO of the Buganda kabakas (kings), the last one was deposed 1966 and died three years later in exile in London under suspicious circumstances. Speke Hotel was a good place to spend the evenings. Chimps Delight at Kibale National Park with one of the highest primate densities in the world. The archipelago of the Ssese islands in lake Victoria. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park UNESCO with its breathtaking landscape. Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most famous Ugandan National Park, with its prime location between Lake Edward and Lake George. Kazinga Channel where we have seen the scores of hippos. Murchison Falls National Park with its amazing waterfalls, it is the biggest park in the country. Lake Bunyonyi, a volcanic lake close to the border with Rwanda, was a true highlight, the local crayfish also a welcome change on the menu. Mgahinga National Park know for its mountain gorillas living in the dense rain forest.