Thursday, 21 March 2013
World’s £1m holiday tour that includes Uganda sites
Gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable forest
Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, RwenzoriMountains National Park, and Kasubi Tombs are part of a globe –trotting tour of all the 962 UNESCO heritage sites that will cost you a whooping £1m.
The snow-capped peak on Mt. Rwenzori
The UK’s Daily Mail reports that “the unique journey, offered by Veryfirstto.com, will visit breathtaking spectacles all over the world…”
It further reports that the sites are “deemed to have outstanding universal cultural and natural value by the World Heritage Committee.”
Tourists in Bwindi impenetrable forest
Last year the National Geographic named Uganda safaris among the top 20 global tourism destinations in 2013 while the lonely planet named Uganda as the best travel destination for 2012.
The National Geographic is an international travel channel affiliated to the National Geographic Society.
During the Magical Kenya Travel Expo 2012 held at Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi last year, the Kenya ministry of tourism, Dr. Nelson Githinji said Uganda was ranked top in tourism industry growth in Africa at 25% in 2011.
A WB report published last year reported tourists visiting Uganda close to 1m. Serenity of Lake Kyaninga and Kidepo one of the best national parks in Africa