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    Uganda was recently ranked among the top three countries in Africa with the most generous people, which should make you want to visit Uganda.Include it in your travel plans and make it your holiday destination before this year ends.

    Ugandans are some of the friendliest and most welcoming people you could ever hope to meet. They will always greet you with gigantic smiles wherever you go regardless of your race, language, age, sex or culture. They are always ready to lend a helping hand or to share a story with you about the country they love so much.

    Uganda is the one country on earth that fits the word paradise and that is Uganda, the Pearl of Africa because of its rich resources, lush and green landscapes, good weather and hospitable people. The country has substantial natural resources, including fertile soils, regular rainfall, and sizable mineral deposits of copper, cobalt, gold, and other minerals.

    If you visit Uganda, you will know that it is the greenest country especially as you leave the city heading to the southwestern side of the country, the landscape keeps getting greener and greener! For the bigger part, Uganda is absolutely not what many expect from an African country: scorched and dry. It is green, greener, and probably even greener than that!

    At this year’s ATA conference held in November in Kampala, President Yoweri Museveni described Uganda as a country which does not need any air-conditioning. “Visit the land that does not require any air-conditioning like those in Europe and other parts of the world,” he said.

    “All parts of Africa are miracles,” Museveni praised Uganda and its tropical forests, huge lakes, rivers, snow capped mountains like Mountain Rwenzori, among many others tourist attractions.

    If you visit Uganda, you will know that it is the greenest country especially as you leave the city heading to the southwestern side of the country, the landscape keeps getting greener and greener!

    If you visit Uganda, you will know that it is the greenest country especially as you leave the city heading to the southwestern side of the country, the landscape keeps getting greener and greener!

    He said Uganda is a “good place on the globe where you go and have a nice life” and a “better destination than Spain”. However, he noted that it is unfortunate that the country’s tourism representatives are failing to market the country properly.

    “The biggest problem with tourism is poor promotion,” Museveni said. “In Europe, people go to the Mediterranean coast. I visited Spain, it is very hot and humid in summer. I think Uganda would be a better destination than some of those destinations.”

    “We are right on the Equator but because of the high altitude, we have snow-capped mountains, but even where there is no snow, the climate is very mild – very good for the human beings,” he added.

    There are several things that make Uganda a Holiday destination place especially for you in this festive season. Below are the reasons why you should visit Uganda.

    Language: Uganda has one common language with is English. This makes it easy for travelers to be able to get through the country at ease.

    Hospitable people: Hospitality runs through people’s veins in Uganda. The country has hospitable people that will welcome you and make you feel comfortable even if it’s your first time in country. It is one country in the world where you can visit someone unexpectedly, 24 hours a day, and no matter what time it is, one can always count on a cup of tea and something to eat.

    National Parks/Wildlife: Uganda is various National Parks which you can visit any timeof the year. These include Bwindi Forest National Park famous for gorilla trekking in Uganda. Other parks include Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park and so much more. Besides the wildlife in the parks, there are more activities such as white water rafting on the Nile, bunge jumping.

    Gorillas: Uganda is widely known for drawing a huge a number of tourists all coming to see rare the mountain gorillas in two of Uganda’s National Parks; Bwindi and Mgahinga National parks. The parks also offer excellent safaris and fantastic birding opportunities.

    Mountains: Uganda has several mountains including Mount Elgon, Rwenzori Mountains, one of Africa’s finest trekking destinations, the “Mountains of the Moon” offer snow-capped peaks and fantastic trails.

    Source Of The Nile: The source of River Nile, the long riverin Africa can only be found in Uganda.It was discovered by John Hanning Speke back in mid-1800.

    Weather: Uganda has the best weather. Like President said, Uganda is a country “does not require any air-conditioning like those countries in Europe and other parts of the world.”

    It globally known for its beautiful equatorial climate. This is because of the great forests and water bodies that surround it to provide both wet and dry season. It’s a lowland area with favorable temperatures that range from 26°C during the day and close to 16°C at night. The hottest months are from December to February. Uganda is an all round year for travel spots.

    “We are right on the Equator but because of the high altitude, we have snow-capped mountains, but even where there is no snow, the climate is very mild – very good for the human beings,” Museveni said at the ATA Conference held in November in Kampala.

    Nightlife: Uganda is one of the countries in the whole world where you will find people having fun from morning to morning. At night Uganda lights up with a vibrant and amazing life comparable to none. It boasts a huge variety of venues ranging from trendy clubs to pubs and bars full of atmosphere and everything in between. In during the festive season, the fun goes beyond imagination. You don’t wanna miss this.

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