Uganda ranks among the most exciting and impressive holiday destinations in the world. Lots of travelers visit the country for wildlife, culture, landscape and adventure; traveling to national parks and other tourist sites where they delight in a number of safari activities including gorilla trekking, chimpanzee tracking, game drives, boat cruise and canoe rides plus other exploration adventures like zip lining, whitewater rafting and bungee jumping among others. Often, we consider these as the main travel pleasures of your Uganda safari advnture. However, your trip can be more than just this! At the end of your safari, you can brighten up the trip just before returning home by engaging in leisure activities of your interest.
In this article, we share with you the best leisure activities that you can do after your Uganda safari adventure in any of the national parks or attractions around.
Art and crafts tour
Preserving travel memories of your trip of a lifetime is a sweet and beautiful thing! While taking photos is the easiest and best way to keep memories, it is seconded by collecting souvenirs. Uganda has a wide range of markets and stores of art, crafts and souvenirs; Exposure Africa, Nommo Gallery, Uganda Arts and Crafts Village, Banana Boat and Friday Art market in Nsambya. After your Uganda safari exploration in national parks, a visit to these markets is a cool way to close your safari. The tour offers a chance to see a variety of African arts and crafts; shoes, baskets, jewelry, paintings, baskets, key holders and clothes among others. You can pick a souvenir you love to always look back at your Uganda safari.
Chill at a bar or night club
In Africa, Uganda’s capital Kampala is one of the best places to enjoy nightlife. Since Ugandans highly rank among people who love outdoor entertainment in the world, there is a wide range of bars and nightclubs across the country. However, the best and most luxurious nightclubs and bars are situated in Kampala and Entebbe. Popular bars and nightclubs here include Club Knight Riders, Four Turkeys, Silk Lounge, Ambiance, Guvnor, Casablanca and many others. If you plan to relax your mind at one of these places after your Uganda safari, just talk to your safari guide and they will offer advice on safe places to go.
Attend a live concert or show
As earlier said, Ugandans love entertainment and they often host live concerts and shows. These include music concerts, dance concerts, comedy shows, drama and game shows. Uganda has a lot of interesting singers, comedians and games to engage in. There is always a show or something to engage in any day of the week ranging from the Ebonies, the comedy store to the music concerts.
Uganda has a range of ethnic groups with a number of different languages spoken by each tribe. The tribes also carry out unique traditional practices, have specific traditional dress codes, music dance and drama and many other activities. The country boasts a rich cultural heritage in form of monuments, palaces, artifacts and other sites. As you come to the end of your Uganda safari, doing a cultural tour gives a fantastic experience. The best places for a cultural experience in Uganda include Ndere Cultural Centre, Kasubi tombs, Kabaka’s lake, Tooro palace and the Igongo cultural centre.
Uganda is arguably Africa’s heartbeat with impressive wildlife destinations, beautiful scenery, a rich cultural heritage and warm weather. Safaris around the country are fun-filled. To make your trip more fun, end your Uganda safari with one of the above leisure activities. To book a safari in Uganda with us this season, contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org or call our travel experts on +256-700135510/ +256-414699459.