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Uganda Named On the New York Times’ Top 52 Places to Visit 2020

Uganda is one of five African destinations on the New York Times top 52 places tourists should visit in 2020.

The New York Times travel magazine described Uganda as a primate’s capital and birders haven.

“Landlocked in east-central Africa, Uganda has long been in the shadow of Kenya, Tanzania and other countries more popular with victors on safari. But the Pearl of Africa, with its own rich wildlife, is set to become more accessible, thanks to the resurrection last summer of the country’s national carrier, Uganda Airlines” read the quote about Uganda.

The New York Times also named Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park home to more than half the worlds Mountain Gorillas a destination tourist should not miss out on.

“The dense forest mountain park, which ranges in elevation between 3,810ft and 8,880ft, also features a scenic waterfall trail framed by ancient ferns and wild orchilds, and is a birder’s paradise with 350 species of forest birds” it read.

Other National Parks tourists can visit in Uganda are Murchison falls national park with its strong waterfalls, Queen Elizabeth National park and its big cat’s numbers, Kibale National Park the primate’s capital of the world, Kidepo National Park with its unique features, Rwenzori mountains national park and many more.


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