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Best Time To Visit Uganda

The Best Time To Visit Uganda is during its two dry seasons: between December and February, and between June and August. As this is the ideal condition particularly good for mountain gorillas and chimpanzees trekking.

UGANDA WEATHER OVERVIEW

Best Time - December to February and June to October (All parks)

High Season - June to October

Low Season - March, April, May, November

Best Weather - June-July and January-February (Little rainfall)

Worst Weather - March, April and May (Peak of the Wet season)

 BEST TIME TO VISIT UGANDA BY SEASON

The Best Seasons for Planning Your Uganda Safari Tours are…..

  • Long wet season: April – June
  • Short rainy season: October– December
  • Drying time: June – October, December – March

DRY SEASON (December to February & June to August)

  • These are the drier months and are the Best Time To Visit Uganda for gorilla trekking.
  • In the savannah reserves, wildlife spotting is easier as the vegetation is less and animals gather around water sources.
  • The parks don't feel crowded despite of being the high season (June to September)
  • The skies are clear with less rain and more sunshine

WET SEASON (September to November & March to May)

  • The scenery of the savannah reserves are much greener.
  • Spot many new-born animals
  • Forest trails become slippery and challenging.

BEST TIME TO VISIT UGANDA NATIONAL PARKS

All Uganda National Parks are best visited during the Dry season from June to August and December to February.

National ParksJANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
Bwindi Impenetrable NPExcellentExcellentFairPoorPoorExcellentExcellentGoodFairPoorPoorGood
Kibale National ParkExcellentExcellentFairPoorFairExcellentExcellentGoodPoorPoorPoorGood
Murchison Falls NPExcellentExcellentExcellentGoodGoodExcellentExcellentGoodGoodGoodGoodExcellent
Queen Elizabeth NPExcellentExcellentFairPoorPoorGoodExcellentGoodFairPoorFairFair

THE TEMPERATURE OF UGANDA DESTINATIONS

Temperatures of Uganda Destinations barely change throughout the seasons, sitting around 24°C-30°C. Therefore, you can go for Uganda Safaris all year round.  And enjoy the country’s fabulous bird spotting at any time of year.

With fabulous weather and excellent emerald flow of flora, Uganda Safari Tours offers a chance of once in a lifetime safari. Get the best of your Uganda Safari Holidays with Gazelle Safaris Africa.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Although Uganda has a long turbulent history of wars and massaccour, those are days of the past. Now it is one of the safest countries to visit. Moreover, the Ugandan people are very warm, welcoming and hospitable. One visit and your heart will forever belong to Uganda.

The dry seasons of June to August and December to January are the best time to travel to Uganda. As the conditions are most ideal for gorilla and chimps tracking.

The Uganda Safari Cost depends on several factors however the average cost of Uganda safari can come up to 700$ along with 900$ for accommodations per head.

Nicknamed as the “ Pearl of Africa '' Uganda is a very beautiful country with awesome landscapes, the array of wildlife, rainforests and several mesmerizing lakes and rivers.

With an array of wildlife and housing some of the rarest and endangered species, Uganda is home to no less than 10 National parks and 12 National Reserves.

Uganda Safaris offer various tourist accommodations in the form of safari camps and campsites in all the popular Uganda National Parks along with hotels to hostels suiting every budget.

For gorilla trekking, you’ve to hike through difficult terrain, water bodies, thick vegetation, hills and valleys. The activity can possess some initial challenges but in the end, it’ll be rewarding.

Rwanda is a much smaller country in comparison to Uganda. But Rwanda has more than twice the number of habituated mountain gorilla groups than Uganda. Also, the permits are more easily available. As Gorilla is the main attraction, so both countries will be better to see Gorillas.

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