The visit to our national parks in November, by eminent citizens including Uganda's Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi (Ishasha Sector), minister for youth Ronald Kibuule (Queen Elizabeth) and the king of Bunyoro His Royal Highness Dr. Solomon Gafabusa Iguru 1 among others, was not only a gesture of growing interest from domestic tourists but also a vote of confidence in our conservation strategies.
The emergence of Tourism promotion groups like Kinkiizi Tourism Club, the Kigezi Tourism Cluster, Busoga Tourism Initiative etcetera is another testimony of how ready the communities are, to tap into the sprawling growing tourism sector.
The hybrid eclipse was a serious boost to tourism attracting thousands of guests to enjoy the products and services in the national parks enroute to Packwach in Nebbi district where the President was the chief viewer.
Murchison Falls National Park stands to benefit from two new trails if the planned Bunyoro trail comes into force while the great- great sons of the 19th century Victorian explorer Sir Samuel Baker plan to plant markers along their ancestor's trail up to atop Murchison Falls, to be known as the Baker's Trail.
Our new specialized game viewing vehicles are up and running in Kidepo and Murchison Falls National Parks and can be hired for either night or game drive or both.
Have an eventful month of December as we together conserve for Generations.