Is Uganda Safe for Travellers : Among the main reasons why travellers move from their designated countries and visit different countries is the fact that they are quite safe and have a number of numerous activities that they can participate in and this has raised a number of questions like how hospitable Ugandans are? The safety precautions that are being carried out for the safety of the locals and the tourists that visit the country among other safety precautions and that are being exercised by the services providers and not forgetting the hospitality of the people which has also encouraged more travellers from around the world to visit the country in order to have a safe and memorable experience in the country

Uganda has a number of different attractions from the different wildlife species, a number of monuments that attracts hundreds and thousands of travellers to visit the country to take part in the memorable Uganda safaris. The mountain gorillas are the most famous tourist attractions in the country which has attracted a number of travellers to visit the country to learn more about the endangered mountain gorillas in the wild.

The mountain gorillas in Uganda can be seen when you participate in gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park where you will not only have the chance to see the mountain gorillas but also get the chance to see a number of primate species like the black and white colobus monkey, Mona monkey, dent’s monkey, vervet monkey among other interesting wildlife species in the parks. There’s a lot more that tourists can take part in when you visit the different national parks in Uganda for instance Kidepo national park which is famous for being the best birding destinations in the country and also a home to a number of animal species, you will also get to see the tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National park, the endangered rhino species when you visit ziwa rhino sanctuary on your way to Murchison falls national parks where you can see four of the big five animals in Uganda among other rewarding attractions in the country.

Is Uganda Safe for Travellers
Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi


The people of Uganda are among the most hospitable people in the world with evidence of a number of ethnicities and people from different parts of the world that can be seen in different areas in the country mingling with the locals therefore once you visit the country don’t hesitate to ask for help when you’re stuck anywhere because the people will offer assistance at any given time to ensure you have an amazing time in the country. Their genuine and warm smiles that they offer when they see a new person in their space for the first time will not only fill your heart with happiness but also make you feel at home.  The people of Uganda are quite hospitable and are famous for their ‘’jangu tulye’’ line which translates to ‘’come eat with us’’ regardless whether they know you or not they always have an extra plate for a known or unknown visitor which makes them quite welcoming and fun to be around with as you get to explore their unique cultures thus Is Uganda Safe for Travellers.

How safe are the tourism activities?

While trekking part in the different activities in the country like chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park, golden monkey trekking in Mgahinga national park visit the chimpanzees in Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary, visiting the different museums and art galleries, there are a number of briefing sessions that are carried out to ensure you have comfortable and safe environment.

Is Uganda Safe for Travellers
Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale

While participating in any activities that involves getting in contact with the wildlife species, tourists will take part in a short and well explained briefing session which involves the guide who will transfer you to the species tell you much more about the behaviour of the species and how to conduct yourself when you get into their presence. During gorilla trekking in Uganda, tourists are advised to avoid taking pictures of the gorillas using flash mode because the primates are photo sensitive which can lead them to attack you and because the gorilla strength is 10 times that of a human its attacks can be fatal therefore before you take part in tourism activity in Uganda, it is important to pay attention so that to avoid any fatal attacks from the species. Another interesting feature about the safety of the different activities in Uganda is the fact that all the tourists will have a knowledgeable guide who will offer all the relevant information about the park and take you through the safe trails to avoid any vicious animal attacks in the park that will give you an amazing experience in the country.

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