Honeymoon resorts are out, Adventure is in!

According to the latest travel trends and experts, honeymooners are dreaming of adventure rather than soaking up the sun on a beach. Couples don’t want to go where everybody else has been and want to create new experiences with their loved one.

Research shows that couples are happy to spend over double the normal holiday on their honeymoon. And for this kind of money, honeymooners are wanting more activity-based experiences.

Uganda makes for the perfect off-the-beaten-path wildlife adventure, so we have rounded up 5 of the best adventures you can do in Uganda to kick start your marriage!

Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

One of the most incredible locations to track mountain gorillas, with roughly half of the world’s population, including several habituated groups. Bwindi is also so much more than that, it is a beautiful forest with many unique birds, the home to other primates and gorgeous waterfalls.

White Water Rafting on the Nile

For those that want to be exhilarated and experience a true adventure, White Water Rafting in Jinja home to the source of the Nile holds the top spot. Whether you are a first-timer or experienced enthusiast there are many routes and adventures to take.

Hot Air Ballon Safari

Get the best views of Murchison Falls National Park, the largest protected area with so much to see when it comes to nature and wildlife. The Hot Air Balloon ride will give you beautiful views of the River Nile too. For a super romantic trip, take the sunset balloon flight! Also available in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Abseiling at Sipi Falls

Experience a breathtaking adventure of descent, at the Sipi Waterfalls located in eastern Uganda. Sipi Falls has three waterfalls with a beautiful view of Mountain Elgon. This certainly would be a memory to last a lifetime.

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is an excellent way to explore and enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Lake Mburo. A romantic horseback ride without the noise of an engine, you will really feel a part of nature amongst zebra, warthog, topi, impala, duiker, bushbuck and much more. Horse Safari will take your safari experience to the next level, expect to see a lot of wildlife! Photo credit.

Even on a honeymoon, couples want to make the most of their time away and do as much as possible to experience the country they are visiting. Luckily for the adventure lovers, Uganda has it all!