Sight-seeing safari in Uganda; Uganda once described as the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill this is all because the country is gifted with a lot of incredible attractions such as the national parks, mountains, lakes, rivers, wet swamps which contains various species of birds, animals and plants. Above all ,Uganda ranks a final stopping destination to see the half remaining unique endangered mountain gorillas in the world whom we are closely related by 98% DNA and also marked as a great destination that boosts with high population of Chimpanzees in the entire East Africa ,hosts bucket of beautiful bird species more than 1095 species as well as offering a gainful sight-seeing of the big fives such as hippopotamus ,lions ,buffaloes ,leopards and elephants and one of the few places in the world to sight see the unique tree climbing lions while on wildlife safari.
Along your safari to Uganda expect to have a gainful sight-seeing of these critically endangered mountain gorillas in two well preserved national parks famously known as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park and Mgahinga Gorilla national park both positioned in the south western region of Uganda and all considered a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, home to great mountain gorillas and other wildlife species and bird species. However, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park boosts with the highest number of gorillas that still exist and has around 22 habituated gorilla families which are divided in four gorilla trekking sectors namely Ruhija, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Buhoma sector.
Some of the birds to sight see on safari here include; African green broadbills, black billed turaco, bee-eaters, chip-ins flycatchers among others. Apart from sight-seeing mountain gorilla in the natural inhabitant of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, there are other inhabitants to see which includes monkeys, woodland elephants, buffalos, leopards, Jackals and various few antelopes.
On your visit to Uganda, visit Kibale National Park in western region of Uganda for great sight-seeing of high concentration of chimpanzee species and other primates and notable bird species. The park hosts more than 1,500 individual of chimpanzees which can be sight –sighted along your visit here. Chimpanzees can be easily sighted through engaging in Chimpanzee tracking which goes at cost of USD150 per person per day where you expect to see other 12 primate species as tracking such as red colobus, L’Hoest, grey cheeked mangabey, Giant forest hogs and over 100 butterfly species as well as classic bird species can be eye sighted.
Wildlife Viewing in Kidepo & Murchison Falls National Park
Visiting one of the Uganda’s untouched wilderness of Kidepo or Murchison Falls National Park you will never regret, you having a rewardable sight-seeing of bucket list of wild animals among other species. On visit to Kidepo Valley safari a home to over 86 animals and around 500 bird species that roams on land measuring about 1,440 square kilometers, animals to see include; wild dogs, lions, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, buffalo, hippo, Oryx, baboons, Ostriches, elephants, bush babies. Some of bird list to sight see in Kidepo Valley includes; Ostrich, Clapperton’s, Yellow-billed shrike, Marsh Targa, Crimson-rumped Waxbill, Egyptian Vulture, Clapper ton’s Francolin, Karamoja, Yellow-rumped seedeater, Pygmy falcon, Egyptian vulture, Steel –blue Whydah, African Grey Flycatcher, Abyssinian Ground hornbill, Red-cheeked Cordon-blue, Nubian Woodpecker among others. Visit the IK people who live high up the Morungole Mountain.
On visit to Murchison Falls National Park a home rich with diversity of wildlife species which can be sight sighted on your safari here animals like ;warthogs ,hartebeest ,Oribis , giraffe ,elephants , buffaloes , kobs ,lions leopards ,spotted hyenas as well as birds of the air to see include ;Black-headed lapwing ,Red-throated bee –eater ,Squacco heron ,Swamp flycatcher ,Speckle-fronted weaver ,Denham’s bustard ,Eastern grey plantain eater ,African Jacana , African quail finch ,Silver bird ,Shoebill ,Goliath heron ,Eastern grey plantain –eater, Black-headed gonolek among others
Unique tree climbing lions
The best way to sight see these unique and rare tree climbing lions take a visit to Queen Elizabeth National park located in southwestern region of Uganda ,approximately 5 to 6 hours’ drive to the main visited destination, Alternatively ,you can use a domestic flight Bar aviation or Aerolink Uganda from ‘’EBB’’ Entebbe International Airport within 50 minutes to land to Mweya Airstrip.