Tourism: Discover the Pearl of Africa At Akwaaba As Uganda Showcase Top Tourist Attractions


Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) in collaboration with Ugandan Tour Operators will be presenting the country’s top tourist attractions to Nigerian travel agencies and travelers at the 15th Akwaaba, African Travel Market 2019.

The country with a rich cultural and historical African heritage has lined up tourism experts from the tourism board and tour operators to expose more of the tourism resources of Uganda to travel professionals in Africa at the expo schedule to commence September 22nd -24th at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria.

Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos.

According to statement from Uganda’s tourism board: “Very many wonderful things have been said about Uganda by various authors and travelers who have had the chance to visit, some talk about the charming weather natural resources, rich culture, and history while others talk about the lovely people whose hospitality is unmatched. Most quickly note the numerous beautiful birds, and other rare wildlife species that are only found in Uganda. All that is true but there is more!”

“Uganda is the land of martyrs in Africa; this religious story is summarized in the Uganda Martyrs Trail. The Trail, is an extra –ordinary journey of faith that literally gets in the footsteps of the first Christian missionaries and converts as they walked through Uganda preaching, teaching, healing and transforming lives –finally the places of their martyrdom.”

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