Map of Uganda Showing Tourist Attractions, Places and Top Sights to Visit in Uganda
This map in showing tourist attractions in Uganda, the Pearl Of Africa. The map mainly shows you the national parks in Uganda and where they are found. Uganda national parks and game reserves are the major tourists places that are the back bone of tourism in the country found in East Africa. The map clearly shows the neighboring countries of Uganda which include South Sudan bordering Uganda to the North, Kenya to the East, Tanzania to the south, Rwanda to the south west and DR Congo to the west stretching from Arua down to Kisoro district.
National Parks in Uganda
Among the tourist places in the map include Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in south western Uganda, which are homes to the endangered Mountain gorillas in Africa. Other mountain gorilla trekking habitats in Africa include Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo. Gorilla trekking tours are the major activities done in the four gorilla parks, with two being in Uganda. Other attractions in Uganda as shown in the Map also include Murchison Falls National Park, the biggest in Uganda located in north Western side of the country. The second biggest park in Uganda is Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of the tourist attractions in western Uganda. Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest Savannah park still in western Uganda with diverse variety of animals, plants and birds. Kidepo Valley National Park in the far north eastern side of Uganda is a safari park with lots of animals, birds and amazing landscape worth visiting. Game drive safaris, boat cruise as well as nature and community tours are the major activities at the Savannah park except Kidepo which doesn’t offer boat cruise.
Other parks in the map are Kibale Forest National Park, the place with highest number of chimpanzee in Uganda. Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda is mainly done in Kibale than any other chimp habitat in the country. Other sights in Uganda for mountain climbing include Rwenzori Mountains National Park in south western Uganda as well as Mount Elgon National Park in the eastern side of the country.
Game Reserves in Uganda
Some of the game reserve of Uganda also clearly clearly indicated the map and these include Ajai Game Reserve in West Nile, Aswa Lolim Game Reserve in Northern Uganda plus Matheniko Game Reserve, Bokora Game Reserve and Pian Upe Game Reserve in Eastern Uganda. Katonga and Toro Wildlife Reserves are also indicated in the map of Uganda.
Lakes in Uganda
In the map of Uganda, you can visibly see Lake Victoria, the biggest in Uganda and shared by Tanzania and Kenya. On the Uganda side, Lake Victoria is a water body in which Ssese Islands are located. These islands are some of the secret romantic honeymoon places for holiday relaxation in Uganda. Other lakes in the map are Lake Edward and Lake George in Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda, Lake Kyoga and Lake Kwania in the north plus Lake Albert. Boat cruise and sport fishing are common activities enjoyed on these lakes.