If you plan to travel Uganda, Fort Portal is well worth a visit as there are many things to do there. The journey from Kampala takes three hours on well tarmacked road. The town borders Uganda’s equatorial Kibale rainforest and is well known for its breathtaking scenery and is within distance of the stunning Rwenzori Mountains. Amongst things to do in Fort Portal are visits to the Amabere Caves, the Tooro Botanical Gardens, a Royal Palace and tombs as well as guided walks taking in a crater lakes with their its bubbling source and, of course, visiting Fort Portal's famous tea plantations.
Kibale National Park is also 30 minutes drive from Fort Portal. Queen Elizabeth National Park and Mt. Rwenzori hikes can also be organized from this area.