Kisoro district in southwestern Uganda is on the rise as a preferred destination for both domestic and international tourists. Kisoro has so much to offer visitors with gorilla trekking at Bwindi National Park as the main attraction. Other top things to do in Kisoro include coffee making tours and canoe trekking at Lake Mutanda.
Kisoro is a popular tourist destination because of its unbeatable location at the foothills of the Virunga Volcanoes. The undulating terrain and being home to the endangered mountain gorillas makes Kisoro the perfect choice for many adventurous travelers. National Geographic identified the Virunga Volcanoes among the best places to visit in 2012. Similarly, the nearby Bwindi National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The African Bird Club selected Bwindi National Park as Africa’s number one birding site. TripAdvisor chose Bwindi as the best tourism destination because the park is home to more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas.
The popular tourist activities and top things to do around Kisoro include;
Downtown Kisoro town, southwestern Uganda
Kisoro is a district in southwestern Uganda that borders the regions of Rubanda (formerly Kabale) and Kanungu. Kisoro also borders two international boundaries of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Kisoro Uganda is home to the Bwindi National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is famously known for gorilla trekking. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, the Echuya forest, Lake Mutanda, Lake Mulehe, are some of the other top things to do in Kisoro district.
The top nature-based activities in the Kisoro travel guide
A tour guide excited to hold a bunch of yellow bananas, a delicacy in Uganda
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