Is Uganda safe to visit amidst Ebola outbreak? : A number of travellers interested in visiting Uganda to take part in the different activities are still in fear of visiting Uganda since it announced it first Ebola outbreak in September in Kassanda, Mubende district. More districts were also affected by the virus as well totaling to 9 districts in the country totaling the cases to 142 however amidst the outbreak of the virus the country through the ministry of health has enabled travellers to participate in a number of activities in the country with a number of safety precautions that have been put in place to ensure that the travellers are able to get an amazing safari experience. Among the precautions include the fact that there is follow up on the persons of contact in case they came in contact with the sick patients and many other safety precautions in the country to ensure that the locals and the travellers that make their way into the country will ensure that you have an amazing safari experience.

5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Cultural Safari

Once you visit the pearl of Africa, there are a number of activities that you should not miss out on to make your safari experience quite memorable among which include the following;

Gorilla trekking should not miss out on during your primate safaris in Uganda which will give you the opportunity to watch a number of habituated gorilla families in Uganda. While participating in your gorilla trekking experience in Uganda, you will participate in gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park which involves hiking the Virunga mountains in Uganda that is mount gahinga mount sabyinyo and mount Muhabura which will lead you to the habituated gorilla families. As for gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will get to access the species in the four sectors of the park that is Nkuringo, Rushaga, Ruhija and Buhoma. When you get to the gorilla families in the park, you will spend an hour with them observing their behavior in the wild as you take pictures of the species in the wild.

Is Uganda safe to visit amidst Ebola outbreak?
Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safaris

Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda will also give you the chance to watch the endangered chimpanzees I the wild to help you observe the behavior and the rewarding features of the primates in the wild. Among which include the fact that during ovulation, the adult females in the families get swellings on their bottoms that is a sign that they are ready for mating. Unlike gorillas where the dominant silver back is the one with the overall mating rights with the adult females, in the family for the chimpanzees, the adult males in the chimpanzee troops are free to mate with any of the males in the group.

Travellers can also participate in tracking the big five animals in Uganda by participating in the game drives in Uganda that will lead you to the game drives in Murchison falls national park, game drives in Queen Elizabeth national park and Kidepo national park which will help you track the lions, buffaloes, elephant and the leopards and rhinos can be seen when you participate in rhino tracking in Ziwa rhino tracking in Ziwa rhino sanctuary to understand more about the species in the wild, Is Uganda safe to visit amidst Ebola outbreak?

Participate in birding in Uganda which will give you the opportunity to observe a number of rewarding features of the primates in the wild for an amazing experience. Among the different bird species that can be seen include; the blue turaco, Ross’s turaco, coqui Francolin, long tailed cisticola, bubbling cisticola, Miombo wren warbler, Chubb’s cisticola and many other rewarding attractions that will make your safari experience during your Uganda safari.

You can participate in the cultural tours in Uganda which will give you the chance to observe the culture of the people of Uganda to understand a number of their rewarding features to ensure you understand their culture by observing their cooking skills as you watch them cooking their local dishes, you can also get to observe their traditional ways of making medicine by using herbs that cured a number of people from impotence, bareness, fever and many other diseases and medical conditions.

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