Uganda still among the leading tour destinations in the World

tree-climbing-lions-in-queen-elizabeth-national-parkFor the great attentive, you presumably may have seen the hardships Uganda faced last her regarding tourism. Many pointed out the gay bill as the major reason for the setback and different tour operators had lost hope. However, that did not discourage the interesting tourism fraternities that the nation is blessed with and mere fact that nobody can change it, numerous tourists continued flying into the country to simply have a look at some of the hard to find nature wonders. This implies that the nation is till among the main tourism destinations in the world, Africa.

It ought to be remembered that in 2012 Uganda was ranked the main tourism destination by the lonely planet and this greatly marketed it to the rest of the world. It is this reason that many people from the entire world were attracted to the pearl of Africa and the country gained a lot of revenue and other benefits. However, the glory was just put to test when the controversial gay bill was gone in 2014, a thing the sparked criticism mainly from western nations (America). Some tourists who had booked tours with different travel agencies had to cancel them expecting that the country was no longer safe for everyone. On the other hand, the bill was later cancelled as the president asked the Member of Parliament of Uganda to do more research on it before he could sign it as a law. This changed everything and Uganda was later declared as a safe tour destination for all tourists. From that point, the number of tourists has rapidly increased and more is expected to come particularly when most European nations are reaching summer.

uganda-elephantOne of the main things that have enabled Uganda to rank as one of the leading tour destinations in the world are the rare and endangered mountain gorillas which act as the main tourist attractions.70% of the visitors coming to Uganda come particularly to track these awesome apes in their natural habitats of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Parks. Some even wind up spending more days in the wild trying to get enough of the gorillas and they actually send days enjoying breathtaking view of these great primates. Nonetheless, there are different tourist attractions which are unique in Uganda and are loved by tourists like game viewing, birding safari, culture visits, guided nature strolls, hiking, chimpanzee tracking and many more. These combined have influenced a lot of tourists to come and have a memorable and adventurous experience affair which is difficult to enjoy in other countries.

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