By Julius Mugaga Tukacungurwa/ Umoja Standard.
Kampala, Uganda: America’s Cable News Network (CNN) Channel ranked Uganda as one of the top destinations in world to visit in the year 2023 by CNN Travel.
CNN Travel stressed that Uganda’s focus on community and adventure tourism explains why it is such an unmissable opportunity for a tourist to visit the country in 2023 on a traveller’s circuit across the African continent.
“There is considerable change brewing in Uganda’s travel offerings at the moment with the country christened the pearl of Africa now looking beyond the traditional staples of safari and wildlife spotting to appeal to both regional and international visitors,”. CNN Travel.
It cited expansive shores of Lake Victoria to the snowy Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda is a beautiful wilderness playground, with opportunities for adventure including treks through the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or up to the craters of the Virunga volcano chain or white water rafting along the Victoria Nile.
Keen to revitalize post-Covid tourism in all corners of the country, not just the big-ticket businesses offering wealthy visitors a glimpse of the Big Five beasts or mountain gorillas, it’s turned to marketing its other attributes.
Uganda has also presented itself as the best destination for hosting international conferences, meetings and events.
And that’s not all, there’s also an emphasis on connecting visitors with Ugandan communities promising tastes of Ugandan food, music and culture.
Last year the Uganda trail-cycling a 1,600-kilometer mainly 22-stage route was launched targeting all levels of cyclists from hardcore solo bike-packers to fully-guided easy riders.
Tourist Arrivals in Uganda is expected to reach 1400.00 Thousand by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.