Uganda tourism safari tours; To most of people wonder why Uganda is called ‘’The Pearl of Africa? Is that you seeing Lions prowling across the open savannah as day breaks before white rafting down the Nile. The next day you can set off into the misty deep tropical rain forest in search of majestic mountain gorillas before setting in to observe a local cultural evening around the campfire.
The major tourist attraction on Uganda Safari is incredible Gorilla trekking experience in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and respective view of rarely climbing lions and other diversity of wildlife species in Queen Elizabeth National park Uganda. Despite, the Uganda Gorilla Safari experience is worth an encounter and affordable too.
Note; the Uganda Safari offers fabulous safari experiences such as; Primate Safari Experience, Wildlife Viewing encounters. You can enjoy long or short excursions depending on tourists’ preferences, Uganda tourism safari tours
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Murchison Falls National Park
Take a visit to Murchison Falls National Park world’s renown safari destination that boosts with the most powerful waterfall in the world known as Murchison Falls that forces its way through a narrow cliff along the Victoria Nile and home rich in wildlife species over 76 mammals which can be spotted during your fabulous game drive in an open savanna grassland. The park is also a birding paradise with around 450 bird species. More so, Murchison Falls National Park estimates about 3800 square kilometers. Activities to do here includes; sport fishing, Shoe bill trekking, Birding, Game drive, Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest, cultural encounter among others.
Animals to adventure in Murchison include; Giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, hyenas, elephants, hartebeests, Bushbucks, Uganda kobs, Buffaloes among others. Some bird species to encounter include; Black headed lapwing, Black-bellied bustard, Ground Hornbills, Nightjars, Marabou stork, Giant Heron, Giant kingfisher ,Gray crowned crane among others .The park is located in northwestern region of Uganda and from Kampala to Murchison take 4 to 5 hours’ drive or use a domestic flight from Entebbe International Airport by Aerolink Uganda to Pakuba airstrip flies within 1:10 hours.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National
This is a home to great mountain gorillas and to the highest population of mountain gorillas in the world, which can be observed with a valid Gorilla Trekking Permits which are sold directly from Uganda Wildlife Authority at USD700 per person per day. The park is located in southwestern region of Uganda, estimating about 8 to 9hour drive. Another option, fly with domestic flight –Aerolink Uganda from Entebbe to Kihihi Airstrip within 1hour. The park covers 320 square kilometers of the lowland inhabiting 22 habituated gorilla families which are divided in four gorilla sectors of Buhoma, Ruhija, Nkuringo and Rushaga where gorilla trekking experience can be conducted.
Kibale Forest National park
Kibale forest a home to primate’s capital with over 13 primate’s species; Chimpanzees, black and white monkeys, colobus monkey, Red tailed, L’Hoest monkey among others. The main spotting species here are the Chimpanzees whom we share a closely related DNA 99%. Chimpanzee tracking is the main stopping activity by tourists who loving hiking and primates, the activity can be done in lush green forest that covers about 750 square kilometers of its land.
Mount Elgon National Park
This national park lies are the border between Uganda and Kenya and its divided into two, the biggest part is on the side of Uganda and the other part to Kenya side. More then, Mount Elgon is one of the largest volcano calderas in the world and the second highest mountain in Uganda.
Main activities to do here include; Cultural encounter ,Budadiri Community walks ,Ecotourism experience ,Mountain hiking and Biking around stunning biking along Mountain Elgon.
Semuliki Valley National Park
The park lies between the steaming jungle of Africa region and East Africa, that offers a lot to encounter including; visit to hot springs, birding, sceneries, primates. The park is located in western region of Uganda in Bundibugyo district, covering around 220 square kilometers lies on altitude ranging 670-760 above sea level and home to over 120 mammals ,435 bird species have been recorded ,300 butterflies’ species,235 moth species, Uganda tourism safari tours
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s top visited game park that offers best of Uganda Safaris and most of tourist’s destination. More so, the park varies with remarkable lakes, extensive savannah, the natural forest and swamps that attracts tourists around the world. The park is home to diversity of 95 mammals and more than 600 bird species. Animals to see include; Africa elephants, African buffaloes, Ugandan Kob, Hippopotamus, chimpanzee, lion, giant forest hog, Nile crocodile, leopard, spotted hyena, topi among others.
Queen Elizabeth National Park lies in southwestern region of Uganda and reaching there it takes 5 to 6 hours’ drive and 1:10 hours to land to Mweya airstrip from Entebbe International Airport.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley national park is located in northeastern region of Uganda in semi rid area and it is an isolated National Park with range of wildlife species over 86 mammals and 500 bird species. The park is easily accessed by air transport through use of domestic fly Aerolink or Bar Aviation from Entebbe International Airport just within 1:30 hours.
Rwenzori Mountain National Park
The park is favorable for adventure lovers and since it stuns as a snow capped mountain with unique and amazing glaciers in Africa with gainful view at its summit .However ,the mountain lies in western region in Kasese district and can be estimated within 5 to 6 hours’ drive from Kampala or Entebbe.
Visit the Source of the Nile
Never visit Uganda wildlife safari and miss out to reach to the world’s longest River Nile ‘’Source of the Nile’’. In Uganda starts from Jinja an industrial town and the Nile as a lot to engage in while on visit. Activities that attracts foreigner to visit Nile includes; Birding, white water rafting, Quad biking, Bungee Jumping, Kayaking, Nile Horse Back safari among others, Uganda tourism safari tours.
Visit Equator Line
Go visit the Equator line where you can be able to witness water experiment and memorable photography. It is located along the Masaka in Kayabwe and it takes few driving kilometers from Kampala to access the main destination.
Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo
The Uganda Martyrs shrine Namugongo one of the largest Christian pilgrimages found in Africa where 22 pillars or saints of Uganda were killed because of their faith in God. Due to this fact, it has become annual gathering of thousands of people in entire world come commemorate their death on every 3rd June each year.
Visit the Baha’i Temple
This is a unique mother temple of Africa which is found in Uganda sited in the suburbs of Kampala city. This place is renown as a spiritual home for the Baha’i Faith in Uganda. On your tour here, you will enjoy peaceful climate and the beauty of its constructions.