October 25, 2021

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The Best Time To Visit Uganda

Uganda is one of the thrilling safari destinations you need to explore on your holiday vacation. The country attractions are open to all travelers throughout the year. However, the best time to delight in an extremely rewarding safari in the Pearl of Africa is during the two annual dry seasons. These occur between the months of December and full day of February as well as between June and August. During this period, there is little or no rain expected to interrupt your safari activities.

It is paramount to note that the dry season features good road conditions and offers you the best visibility while on game viewing. Trekking the chimpanzees and mountain gorillas during the dry season is a great experience since tracking trails are dry and easy to walk through compared to the rainy reason.

Beside the better visibility in the national park, you enjoy spotting large populations of wildlife diversity that love to congregate on the permanent water holes during the dry season so as to quench off their thirsty and take a bath. Game drives and boat safaris are extremely productive and rewarding adventures during this time of the year.  

The temperatures hardly change therefore feel free to visit the Pearl of Africa any time of the year. These range from 24 – 30 degrees Celsius. But the dry season is associated with hot temperatures during the day and cold mornings.

For travelers planning a primate adventure in Uganda, the environments of the tropical rainforest are unpredictable, expect some little rains any time. Fortunately, after a heavy shower, the skies get open and brighter sunshine comes up therefore, you can always proceed with your safari activity.

The wet season in Uganda is experienced in the months of march to May and October to November with every heavy rainfall. On this note, activities like gorilla trekking chimpanzee are slower, trails are muddy and slippery thus making hiking difficult during the trek.

Visiting Uganda during the wet season can be an excellent time for bird lovers to spot impressive numbers of migratory birds. Due to the fact that plants are flowering so there is plenty of food for the birds.  The wet season makes Uganda a fabulous destination for birding tours with about 1040 bird species recorded in her motherland.

The wet season is associated with cheaper accommodation, permits are available for all the sectors and you don’t need to worry about the much crowds of fellow tourists in the park.

In synopsis, Uganda is a fascinating destination throughout the year. Although we recommend the dry season as the best time to visit the country. Here at Mumwe Global safaris, we provide you with important information about the Uganda safaris such as; best time to visit, where to stay, chimpanzee and gorilla trekking permit, top must visit destinations among others. Incase you are in need of a Uganda safari this season, feel free to send us an inquiry on info@ugandasafaribookings.com or call our travel consultants on +256-700135510 / +256 414-699459.