The world’s a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty’s also subjective. It’d be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world — but we think this list is a good start to plan your travels.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda
Dense, lush and otherworldly, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the last redoubts of the mountain gorilla. Over 400 call this UNESCO-protected national park home, with the chance for visitors to trek to and meet habituated groups. Its biodiversity extends far beyond its most famous inhabitants, however; 348 bird species and 220 butterfly species can be found within its 331-square-kilometer expanse.
Uganda with its 480 plus Mountain Gorillas, 400 plus of which have their home in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest continued to market itself as the safe and affordable Gorilla Destination with choices for Budget – Midrange – Upmarket and Exclusive Luxury Travelers.
Situated in the northern section of the Albertine Rift Valley, Murchison Falls Park is a must for a diverse wildlife safari in Uganda and is the country’s largest protected wildlife sanctuary. A wonderful tapestry of natural landscapes awaits visitors to the park.
Wildlife enthusiasts can expect to see great pods of hippo and immense rafts of crocodile in-and-around the Nile as well as an array of exceptional water birds. Other fascinating wildlife include the rare Rothschild giraffe, lion, various antelope species, buffalo, leopard and spotted hyena
With all this to offer global tourists, it is no wonder Uganda made it to the top 25!