Country : Uganda
Situated in Western Uganda on the foothills of Rwenzori ranges, Fort Portal is a famous tourist attraction in Madagascar. Attracting tourists from all walks of life, Fort Portal has raised the tourism bar and made a must visit place for all the travelers alike. Fort Portal is often referred to as the ‘tourism city of Uganda’ and is well known for its magnificent scenery and cleanliness. This stunning city is dotted with numerous places which are of religious and cultural significance. It is definitely a great haven for those who are looking to spend their vacation in Madagascar. If you are an adventure freak, Fort Portal is an ideal place where you can indulge in numerous activities that will keep you enthralled all day long. From snorkeling, diving to swimming and other activities, Fort Portal has lot in store for the enthusiast travelers. You can explore the jagged Rwenzori Mountains, crater lakes, track the chimpanzees or drive to Semuliki Park to enjoy the famous hot springs. Experiencing pleasant and friendly climate throughout the year, Fort Portal is sure to make your stay memorable and worthwhile.
The best time to visit Fort Portal is from the month of January and February, July and December. The temperature remains warm and pleasant during this time and attracts tourists during these months. The highest temperature that has been recorded is 33 degrees in February and 25 degrees in May that has been the lowest.
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Fort Portal is a perfect getaway where you can track chimpanzee in the nearby Kibale Forest National Park. The park that is known to be the ‘capital of primates in Africa’ boasts of 13 species and is a proud home of the chimpanzees. Expert guides will escort you on your tour where you can track various chimpanzees in their natural habitat. This national park is an amazing place to spend your day amidst the lush greenery of the forest.
Hiking is one of the best things to do in Fort Portal as it allows the travelers to explore the lush greenery of the place. Hiking through the Crater Lake area that lends the most scenic and magnificent hikes in Uganda. It not only offers breathtaking views of the Fort Portal Town but also the Rwenzori mountain ranges that can be seen easily from there. Explore the region and get to know more about the place.
Fort Portal is a small town that is connected with the rest of the attraction I Uganda through public transport and an active network of road channels
Via Air: Entebbe international airport is the main international airport at Kampala that is connecting Fort Portal to the rest of the world. One can get a bus or cabs to continue the further journey.
Via land: link buses and personal vehicles can be your mode of transport to travel in and around Fort Portal. The journey will pass through the city of Mubende that lies at on the midway of Kampala and Fort Portal for a leisure break.
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