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Uganda-Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012-What about this Year?

Posted by on February 2, 2020

Uganda-Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012 -What about this year?

Uganda-Lonely Planet -Top Country to Visit-2012 is still your Best Choice in all of Africa


lonely planet best country to visitUganda – Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012 – What about in 2018.  Since countless publications have picked 2012 Uganda as one of the Best All-Around Safari Destinations in Africa.  It is the Pearl of Africa, according to Winston Churchill – it is Africa – Condensed into a small country according to Lonely Planet – it is the most Bio-Diverse – in 2017 CNN is filming the Wonders of Uganda.  It has put two of Uganda’s Parks as Best Parks in Africa. Uganda, the one of a kind – Africa as it used to be – Kidepo Valley Park and the Ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a park that Lonely Planet put on its most unusual Honeymoon Destinations. 

2012- the year that Lonely Planet picked Uganda as the Best Country to visit is long gone. However, Uganda is still here – attracting Tourists from around the world – Plan now to visit the Best Country to visit this year – Uganda, the Pearl of Africa.


Uganda-Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012-What about this Year?Uganda-Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012 – that was a few years ago, and since that time, Uganda has become even more of a Prime Safari Destination.

A New Year is here, and Uganda will not be Lonely Planet’s “Best Country to Visit” for the coming year, yet Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, is now and remains as one of the best countries to visit, not just in 2012 but in 201 and the years to come.

Something we found in 2012 was visitors going on longer Safaris in Uganda. Others were making Uganda their only country to visit for their African Safari, more up-market Safaris, and requests of seeing Uganda and its pearls beyond the treasured Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees that have been Uganda’s drawing card for years.

Lonely planet best country to visit -Uganda remains the Pearl of Africa, Uganda remains the best birding destination in Africa with over 1060 species of birds found in Uganda including Africa’s most sought-after bird “the Shoebill Stork.”  In Uganda, you cannot find and see “the Big 5” animals but the Big 5 Plus Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees.

Uganda, according to the latest gorilla census, has 480 Mountain Gorillas, 400 at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, and 80 at Mgahinga Gorilla National Park out of a total Mountain Gorilla Population of 800.  Uganda is home to almost 5,000 chimpanzees, which is more than any other East African Country, Kibale Forest Rainforest Jungle, where the West African Jungle meets East Africa.

Uganda-Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012-What about this Year?Uganda is still home to the tallest Mountain Range, the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon (taller than the Alps), where new trails have been opened up along with a Visitors Information Center.  Uganda in the East and Southwest of the country has four volcanoes that you can climb and explore along with their otherworldly Afro-Montane Vegetation.

Uganda is home to an abundance and variety of wildlife in parks such as Kidepo Valley National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, where you see the wildlife without the crowds.

Uganda is East Africa’s Adventure Capital with unrivaled Wild Water Rafting on the historic River Nile, Jet Boating, River Surfing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Horseback Riding, ATV Quad-Biking, Mountain Biking, Mountain, Caving. Nature walks, hikes, and Volcano Climbing, to name just a few.

Uganda scenic wonders are found throughout the country and will delight you. Lake Bunyonyi, the Western Rift Valley, Kyambura Gorge, the Virunga Volcanoes, Lake Victoria, and Murchison and Sipi Falls, to name just a few of the places that will amaze you.

The people of Uganda are some of the friendliest in all of Africa. With their varied cultures and ways that remain not just for tourists but as a way of life, visit villages, try a village stay, and view some of the cultural performance.

This year Uganda, Authentic Africa at its best awaits you. Its people, wildlife, primates, scenic wonders are there. The welcome mat is out, Enjoy Africa in 2019 and discover its Pearl – Uganda, which country in Africa should I visit – there is only one –Uganda is still the best country to visit.


Let us help you in planning your Safari in Uganda this year.

Uganda-Lonely Planet -Best Country to Visit-2012-What about this Year?


Lonely planet best country to visit:  “The Kingdom of Uganda is a fairy tale. The scenery is different, the climate is different, and most of all, the people are different from anything elsewhere to be seen in the whole range of Africa….what message I bring back….concentrate upon Uganda – The Pearl of Africa.”  Winston Churchill (My African Journey – 1908)

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