Which Month Is The Best Time To Visit Uganda?

  • Gazelle Safari Africa

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  • May 30, 2022

The Best Month To Visit Uganda is between December and February, and June to October. As this is the Best Time To Visit Uganda, the Game viewing in Uganda’s savannah parks is best at the end of the dry seasons.

Travel To Uganda is possible throughout the year because the country experiences equatorial climate with most parts of the country having temperatures ranging from 200C to 300C. The highest temperatures occur on the plains, East of Lake Albert and the Northern parts of the country with temperatures of up to 330C whereas the lowest occur on the glacial peaks of Rwenzori and the Kigezi region.

Most parts of Uganda receive an annual rainfall between 1000mm and 2000mm. In Western Uganda and Lake Victoria region, it can rain at any time of the year. Long rains can be expected in mid-March to May and shorter rains in mid-October through early December. The dry season is falls in June to early October and late December to early March.

Uganda has two seasons – the dry season during December through February and June through August and this is said to be one of the Best Time To Visit Uganda. It is during this time that Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking is best done, wildlife spotting is the best with less vegetation obstructing your views. Majority of Uganda Wildlife can be seen around water sources trying to drink some water, bird watching is also very possible during these all times or seasons of the year. The wet season is always experienced during March through May and October to early December. During this period, roads are often in bad condition as excessive rainfall can sometimes make National parks tough to navigate. Interestingly, expectant animals usually give birth during this season. The season is also favorable for migratory bird watching.

A Safari In Uganda is worthwhile at any time of the year. However, you should consider the rainy and dry season if you like to see the gorillas on a trekking and wild animals on Uganda Safari. Gazelle Safaris Africa has already put together the perfect Round trip around Uganda, so what are you waiting for? We are already looking forward to seeing you!


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