20 Unmissable Attractions in Uganda

Zebras sighted during a game drive, Uganda © Olive Nakiyemba
Zebras sighted during a game drive, Uganda © Olive Nakiyemba
Photo of Olive Nakiyemba
Culture Trip Writer1 May 2018

From mountains to national parks, hot springs, crater lakes, and everything in between, we’ve rounded up 20 attractions you should definitely check out while in Uganda.

Kidepo Valley National Park

Hiking Trail, Natural Feature, Park
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Kidepo National Park
Elephants on a stroll in Kidepo National Park | © Timothy Latim
Kidepo Valley National Park is Uganda’s most remote national park located in the semi-arid valleys bordering Sudan and Kenya. Go off the beaten track and discover the best of Africa’s wilderness.

Uganda Martyrs' Catholic Shrine Namugongo

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Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine
Uganda Martyrs' Catholic Shrine | © Uganda Martyrs' Catholic Shrine
Uganda Martyrs’ Catholic Shrine Namugongo is a Catholic Parish and Shrine established in the honor of the Martyrs of Uganda by the Mill Hill Missionaries in 1935.