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Best Meal Stopovers On A Road Trip In Uganda

Igongo cultural center to Bwindi and Mgahinga national park.

A road trip to Bwindi impenetrable national park or Mgahinga National park is a long safari which can take about 10 hours of driving from Kampala to Bwindi. This means that visitors heading for gorilla trekking in these two destinations will definitely require some enroute stopovers for relaxation, meals, body stretching and refreshment and for the smokers to have a chance to have their cigarette.

Most safaris from Kampala to Bwindi and Mgahinga start in the morning at 6am or 7am and the journey continues up to lunch time where the favorite place is in Mbarara town. The two places for meals are either Agip motel or Igongo cultural center.

Besides providing meals for visitors heading for gorilla trekking safaris, Igongo cultural center also offers other wonders that visitors can experience such as the traditional museum which is the best museum in south west of Uganda and arguably one of the best in Uganda.

This museum is organized with well-trained and experienced site guides displaying unique cultures and ethnographic collections.  Exploring the museum after a wonderful lunch is absolutely historical for a real culture lover.

This center has other shops that display and sell Africa art and crafts which visitors can buy. These features make Igongo cultural center a remarkable spot for shopping, lunch, relaxation and culture for visitors having a road trip to either Bwindi impenetrable, Queen Elizabeth or Mgahinga national parks.

Kabalega resort hotel to Murchison falls national park.

Kabalega resort hotel is situated along the road heading to Murchison falls national park, 45 km from Ziwa Rhino sanctuary . Due to its location, it has become a perfect stopover not only for lunch but also for accommodation en route to Murchison falls national park.

This  hotel’s strategic location on the route to one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Uganda has made it so easy for visitors to have a brief moment during their road trip especially from Kampala to Murchison falls national park.

The property is situated in the reach of Masindi town enjoying the breeze of the wetlands and the view of the hills while having a delicious lunch under the real breeze of land and water combined. Kabalega resort hotel is ideal for honeymooners, business travelers, tourists in transit and the best for backpackers.

Some of the services are offered at Kabalega resort hotel include; accommodation, conference facilities and workshops, space for in-door and out-door parties, camping facilities, gardens for recreation events, Bar and Restaurant.

Boma Hotel – en route to Kidepo valley national park.

Boma hotel is situated in northern Uganda in Kitgum district along Uhuru road about 452km from Kampala, the capital of Uganda. It is built in a tropical environment offering excellent services for visitors to relax before or after a long day of travel from or to Kidepo valley national park.

Boma hotel is also one of the hotels in northern Uganda known for being a real spot for visitors heading to Kidepo national park. Because the journey to Kidepo national park tends to be a long one and some travelers can’t cover it in a day; however, Boma hotel gives the opportunity for visitors to have a nap of rest and continue with the trip the next day.

This hotel offers luxurious yet affordable services to the visitors. It is the perfect place to stay in with the best restaurant, providing excellent meals and breakfast with great passion juice and pineapple grown from the Karamoja plains.

Visitors who love swimming can use the onsite swimming pool as well as the services of sauna and steam bath are also waiting for you.

Gardens restaurant, Fort Portal en route to Kibale forest national park.

Gardens restaurant is located in Callaway gardens’ historic original clubhouse. The property overlooks the beautiful serene mountain creek lake and the picturesque 10th hole of the lake view Golf course. To make it amazing dressing is casual and the best service can be offered to visitors if reservations are made.

This is the one of the best places in fort portal for visitors to have an en route stopover for meals during a road trip from Murchison falls national park to Kibale forest national park, Rwenzori mountains, Semuliki national park or Queen Elizabeth national park

This is a fine dining venue with elegant atmosphere and creative dishes which cover regionally grown foods. Meals here are carefully crafted with change in seasons to grab the advantage of peak flavors and features unique appetizers, healthy salads, vegetables and sea foods are also available.

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