CELEBRATING WORLD WILD LIFE DAY
Uganda will be joining the rest of the world to celebrate the world life day on the 3rd of March this year 2020 under the theme, “Sustaining all life on earth” in Kisoro district from 8:00am-5:00pm at Saza grounds. The United Nations World Wildlife day will be commemorated with officials calling for concerted efforts to ensure there is less human and wildlife conflict.
In line with the UN General Assembly Resolution Proclaiming World Wildlife Day, the CITES Secretariat calls on all member States and organizations of the United Nations system and other global, regional and sub-regional organizations, non-governmental organizations and all interested individuals, to:
1. Observe and raise awareness of the theme for World Wildlife Day 2020;
2. Associate the celebrations with major national and international conservation events;
3. Build collaborative partnerships;
4. Organize campaigns to support the conservation and sustainable use of wild animals and plants and use targeted strategies to influence consumer behavior and reduce demand for illegally-sourced wildlife and their products;
5. Make use of the World Wildlife Day logo as widely as possible.
H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni the president of the Republic of Uganda is expected to be the guest of honor
I am glad to inform you that Bashem East Africa Safaris will fully participate in these celebrations in exhibiting the products that they have to offer to communities and tourists at large, kindly visit our stall
Located in southwestern Uganda, Kisoro is credited for its strategic location especially when it comes to mountain gorilla trekking adventures. It isn’t only a district but also one of the excellent tourist sites that Uganda offers to the world travelers who are on safari in Africa
The list of tourist attractions to enjoy in Kisoro is endless and they include; mountain gorilla trekking, lake Mutanda, Golden monkeys, Echuya forest, cave exploration, church hill view point and Virunga volcano
It is bordered by Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and features a population of about 22000 people. It covers an area of about 729.7 square kilometers. This remarkable district isn’t only credited for mountain gorilla adventures but also offers the most exceptional surrounding areas with variety of tourist activities.
It is also an exceptional travel destination as far as tourism in the pearl of Africa is concerned. Made of rolling hills and green sceneries, kisoro is undeniably a hidden gem that every traveler should discover and enjoy on his/her Uganda safari. Kisoro district is roughly 10 hours drive from Kampala/Entebbe international airport. This gives you the best pre trekking experience, which makes your experience more fun.
Also, the numerous stopovers along the way and lunch stops give you an added chance to meet ad interact with Uganda locals making you feel like part of the community. Stop at the Uganda equator for photographs and enjoy the beautiful sceneries of Ankole plains and farms. If you are doing Kigali to Uganda safaris, flying into Kigali Rwanda, Kisoro is the nearest Uganda destination from Rwanda.
The drive time from Kigali to Kisoro is roughly 3 hours through the Cyanika border. A day tour to Kisoro offers you a lifetime experience with unparallel value.
Therefore, dear our esteemed citizens, miss not the experience the beautiful sceneries in Kisoro district by being part of this remarkable event called forth to ensure less human and animal conflict
Wild life without doubt is Uganda’s biggest tourism product; therefore, there is need for several initiatives to ensure that communities living in protected areas take it upon themselves to protect wild life.
There will also be a launch to involve the local people (Batwa) in wildlife management decision making, sharing of protected area revenues with adjacent communities to engage in alternative livelihoods like community tourism by Mr. Emmanuel Bashisti
Endeavor to attend this event in person, miss not!!, Come one come all!!, Looking forward to seeing you there. Regards