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Uganda in November


It’s wet season in South Uganda, but dry in the north – and a big highlight of this month is the beginning of birding season, with colourful migratory species flying in to the parks.

What’s the weather going to be like in Uganda in November?

  • It’s dry and warm in northern parts of the country
  • November forms part of wet season in the south
  • Temperatures are warm throughout Uganda
  • Waterproofs are essential if you’re travelling to the south.

What are the highlights of visiting Uganda in November?

  • Properties have good availability
  • Rates are significantly lower in November than during other months
  • There are hardly any other tourists at this time of year
  • Landscapes are stunningly green
  • November marks the start of the birding season, as migratory birds arrive
  • There are some superb opportunities for bird photography.

Any lowlights?

  • In high rainfall areas, some properties close down
  • Short yet heavy rain showers occur throughout the month
  • Wildlife can be harder to spot behind the thick foliage
  • Gorilla tracking can be challenging in the wet weather conditions
  • This is not the best month for visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Mosquitoes are present especially in areas like Bwindi, Kibale and Murchison.

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