Uganda is one of the most visited tourist’s destinations in Africa, the country boasts with various national parks gifted with several wildlife species and birds, unique landscapes, rolling hills and mountains not forgetting being home to half population of the endangered mountain gorillas.
Student trips in Uganda
Student trips can be conducted to several places in the country ranging from museums, national parks, historical places and so much more. Students are also charged less money as entry fee to tourism places and a budget option for hostels in almost all national parks.
Educational student trips can be conducted by the school, tertiary institution or university for its students though there are also tour operators that organize tailor made safaris for students and pupils.
Alternatively, international students can also visit Uganda t particularly interacts with the locals in schools. You can interact with the locals on how the school operates, participate in school projects, and engage in cultural activities; help the locals obtain other skills and so much more.
A part from visiting schools you can also engage in wildlife safaris in one of the country’s national parks or you can engage in gorilla trekking at Bwindi impenetrable forest national parks or Mgahinga gorilla national park for a memorable lifetime experience.
School educational trips help you to save a lot of money compared to when you’re a solo traveller because you sleep in comfortable budget accommodations and also pay less for these tours compared to birding or wildlife safaris.
School tours can be conducted in any part f the country depending on the interest of the group, which school they want to visit and other activities involved.
Student trips in Uganda can be done all year round but the best time to visit is when students are at school and not in for their holidays.
Gorilla trekking can also be down at Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga national park. This activity can be added to your student trip while in the country and a gorilla permit costs USD 700 per person. Trekking mountain gorillas requires one to be physically fit as they live on higher elevations of tropical rainforests which will need hiking.
You should also take advantage of your student trip while in Uganda and trek chimpanzees which is quite cheaper than gorilla trekking. Chimpanzee tracking can be done in Kibale forest national park, Kyambura gorge, Kalinzu forest and Budongo forest in Murchison falls.Tags: Travel Blog