Best Things to do after gorilla trekking in Uganda; There are numerous marvelous things to do after unique gorilla trekking safaris. Places to visit and have comfortable stay holiday in Uganda destination after gorilla trekking, places like a visit to Lake Bunyonyi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Lake Mburo National Park among others.
Visit Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi is popularly known as a place of little birds and to other called it Switzerland of Africa. More so, is among Africa’s deepest lakes with beautiful scenes and the lake is Bilharzia free lake and dotted with various Island, bordered by terraced cultivated fields and mountains. After your Uganda gorilla trekking tour, you can drive to lake Bunyonyi which is short drive distances from Uganda’s Gorilla destination –Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park, just need to add on a visit to Lake Bunyonyi and be able to enjoy canoe trips, birding, sailing, butterflies, hiking around, visit the island since it boosts with over 29 beautiful island and their chances of tasting a delicious crayfish.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
This is a remarkable place of visit though it’s also a great location for gorilla trekking still after gorilla trekking ,you can visit the Batwa pygmies who were the first people to originate here used to live and eat with mountain gorillas in harmony .You visit the Batwa people you will enjoy their amazing traditional dances ,story telling among others .You can engage in golden monkey tracking known as active primates or a visit to Lake Mutanda a place which is extremely overwhelms with scenic nature. However, Mgahinga Gorilla national park is located in southwestern region of Uganda approximately 8 to 9 hours’ drive from Kampala to the main destination. Alternatively, you can fly from Entebbe Airport to Kihihi Airstrip within 1:30 hours and from Airstrip drive guide picks you and drives you to the park.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
After your gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or Mgahinga, you can drive to Queen Elizabeth national park an ideal top visited safari destination for wildlife safaris. From Bwindi to Queen Elizabeth national park just 3-hour drive enter through Ishasha sector a home to unique tree climbing lions and other diversity of wildlife species, bird life which can encountered around beautiful Kazinga channel as well as enjoying boat cruise along the channel, Lion tracking and Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge. There are several activities to do and things see on visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park to addition on Mountain Gorilla Safari within Uganda while on Uganda Budget Safaris.
After gorilla trekking in Bwindi, you can drive to Queen Elizabeth national park located few driving meters from Bwindi. Do game drive where you expect to visit Ishasha sector a destination for tree climbing lions and a visit to Kasenyi plains where you will be able to spot African buffalo, African elephants, Ugandan kob, topi, hippopotamus, waterbuck, giant forest hog, spotted hyena, Nile crocodiles, lions and chimpanzee among others. There are three session of game drive experience in the park that is Morning, Afternoon and night game drive.
This is one of the most remarkable activities that involves in learning much more about the habits of the kings of the jungle in Kasenyi natural plains located within the park. the activity can be done with researchers assigned by the Uganda carnivore projects under the research department of wildlife authority. You need radio collars for easy movements of the lions.
Boat cruise is among the most done activities in Queen Elizabeth national park which is conducted along the Kazinga channel where you expect to see animals like elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes and water species such as hippos and crocodiles among others. Birds to see around includes swamp flycatcher, red capped lark, grey capped lark, slender tailed nightjar, Yellow billed stork, African Jacana ,African skimmer, slender tailed nightjar ,African mourning dove among others.
Visit Kibale Forest National Park
Kibale Forest National Park is known as capital of primates with over 1,500 chimpanzee individuals and other primate’s species such black and white monkeys, L’Hoest monkeys, red tailed monkey among other as well as a home to other wildlife animals like elephants can be seen roaming around. From Bwindi or Mgahinga Gorilla National park home for mountain gorillas can take 4 hours’ drive to access the park.
The best done activities you can add on your lists is to engage in chimpanzee tracking, birding at Bigodi swamp, visit the community around among others.
This is the most done activity in Kibale national park starts early in the morning with a briefing about rules for chimpanzee tracking in Kibale. Then after be accompanied by the park range in search for chimpanzees an experience which can take 3o to 5 hours while putting on comfortable hiking shoes .Once you locate them one hour is given to you to learn from them how they feed ,behavior ,picture taking among others.
You can choose to do a full day activity chimpanzee habituation experience where you do the activity with the researchers, doctors as you collect the samples of the species for study purposes. The moment you locate them four hours are given to you to learn how they survive in their nature inhabits, enjoy picture and video taking for your future remembrance.
Lake Mburo National Park
This is an ideal place to visit after gorilla trekking trip in Bwindi or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. From gorilla trekking you can choose to do game drive and have a great pleasure in encountering zebras, kobs, waterbucks among other wildlife animals to see within the park. Do boat cruise along Lake Mburo where you can be able enjoy water species like hippos, crocodiles, birds and beautiful nature around.
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