Best Time to visit Uganda.
Uganda is a heavenly location in Africa, it is popularly known as the pearl is Africa due to its natural compositions, from a diverse biodiverse ecosystems these are unique and ach on eof which presents a different setup, there pre primates destinations of the Kibale forest national park , Bwindi impenetrable national park and the Mgahinga national park which have got key highlights of visiting the country, when it comes to primates the country stands as a number one destination and most sought of there are other savannah conservation areas stretching along the floor of the great Albertine rift valley including the Murchison falls national park , Queen Elizabeth national park, Lake Mburo national park , Semliki national park, Kidepo Valley national park and mountain regions of the Mountain Elgon national park and the Rwenzori national park.
Uganda experiences 2 seasons of weather although these have been largely affected by the global weather conditions and climatic change, the seasons include the dry season which ranges from late June – early September , December to February this is the best time to visit the country it is also regarded as a high tourism season because most travelers come in during these months it is during this time that the savannah grassy lands tend to be shorter, the animals are visible and gather around the water areas for example in the Queen Elizabeth national park most of the mammals can be sighted along the Kazinga channel while they come to drink water and have a taste of fresh pastures, tracking primates is best done when the forest trails are less slippery accessibility is best when there is quite sunshine and warmth, the same as climbing through the volcanic rocks of mountain Elgon national park and the block mountain of the Rwenzori mountain an interesting fact of having a snowcapped mountain in an equatorial climatic zone.
The wet season on the other hand may not be best however it also has got its own merits it comes with less crowd , the grasses are greener and for the live of botany it is experiential, it is the best time to go birding while on a Ugandan safari, there are over 1050 species of birds that have been recorded in the country to date some of these are endemics of the great Albertine rift valley region, there are a lot of migratory species that come into the region more so to the important birding areas for example the Mabamba Swamp in Entebbe. With some on the most stable climate even during the wet season, Uganda can be visited all year round.
It is a landlocked country which can be accessed through its only international airport in Entebbe, or through Rwanda via Cyanika border, in order to be permitted into the country one would require to have Visa which can be applied for online on the portal of the government of Uganda. These applications require to have mandatory requirements which include a valid passport of at least 6 months to expiry date , yellow fever vaccination card, recent passports photograph, and an itinerary to the destination.