The tourism sector where we find the Uganda Safaris and Tours has been declared by the Uganda’s Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities to register a tremendous development and transformation.
destination is appreciating the ideas regarding the conservation and
tourism promotion in the process of preparing the tourism sector drive
for the next four (4) years. The ideas extend to cover areas of
marketing, research, product development, quality assurance and ultimate
promotion of Uganda safari products both at local and international level.
to John Ssempebwa, the Deputy Executive Director of Uganda Tourism
Board, a second Africa Birding Expo will be organized in 2017 with the
intention of showcasing the 1057 species of birds which form a
stronghold for birding safaris in Uganda.
The destination boasts of 50% of the Africa’s bird species count and
11% of the bird species in the whole world. Another area targeted for
marketing is the Mountain Climbing adventures since Uganda is home to
the legendary Rwenzori Mountains with Africa’s third highest peak and
the tallest Mountain range on the continent, Mount Elgon – the fourth
highest in East Africa with the world’s largest mountain caldera not
forgetting the three Virunga Volcanoes namely; Muhabura, Gahinga and
Sabyinyo in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These have got rich
potential for development of Africa adventure vacation safaris in Uganda.
destination will continue to take advantage of the three (3) public
relations firms that were hired to market Uganda in the regions of North
America, Germany and UK and Ireland. Through their rigorous marketing
efforts, the travelers planning safaris to Uganda are expected to increase in 2017.
domestic tourism drive is expected to maintain the pace capitalizing in
schools and other educational institutions with the motive of short and
long term travel culture nurturing among the citizens.
main public conservation body is committed to not only ensuring the
survival of the wildlife that form a strong ground for wildlife tours in Uganda
but also create a favorable environment for the visitors in protected
areas. This can be evidenced by the plan to encourage construction of
more accommodation units in the National Parks of Kidepo, Murchison and
The destination was listed as number one destination
on the African continent in 2017 by the Rough guides a leading UK