Overview for Rwanda & Uganda
Wherever you roam, you are sure to find abundant wildlife, a kaleidoscope of landscapes and diverse cultures at every turn.
Best Time to Travel
Uganda and Rwanda can be visited at any time of year. Both are tropical climates with average temperatures sitting at 42C during the day and 12C at night. The hottest months are from December to February.
When to go
Uganda can be visited at any time, though mountain hikes, gorilla tracking and other forest walks are more challenging during the rains, which generally peak over mid-September to November and March to May.
Those who intend to hike on the mountains will be exposed to alpine temperatures and should pack accordingly. Solid walking shoes and sturdy clothing are ideal for forest walks. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunglasses and a waterproof jacket.