Wildlife Safaris In Uganda : Uganda is a rich blessed country that is a referred to as a “Pearl of Africa” that has been recommended to be among the top destinations in Africa where one can go while planning a good adventurous safari because exploring through this country it gives you a good experience and chances to sight see many unique wildlife species that are located different areas. More so, Uganda as a country has a good warm climate compared to all other countries in Africa and it is surrounded by fresh water bodies such as; Lake Victoria which is known to be the largest lake in Uganda and Lake Albert, Lake Gorge, Lake Katwe which is famously known as a salt lake and visiting this lake gives tourists chances to watch salt mining processes, and river Nile which is ranked as the largest lake in the country.
Uganda is also surrounded by tropical rain forests and dense forests, which act as the good natural habitats to many wildlife species in the country, mountainous areas, cool vegetation, swamps, wetlands, savannah grasslands among others. more so, exploring and touring around all different parts of this country gives you great opportunities to engage in several interesting activities like; gorilla trekking which is best done in Mgahinga Gorilla national park and Bwindi Impenetrable national park, chimpanzee trekking, bird watching, Rhino tracking, Lion tracking, canoeing that is best conducted in Lake Bunyonyi, boat cruises that are best done on River Nile, cultural encounters, game drives, hot air ballooning and many others.
What Wildlife is found in Uganda?
While tourists are on a safari in Uganda they always chances to sight see very many wildlife species and some of these include;
Chimpanzees are unique species that have contributed a lot towards the development of the tourism industry of Uganda because they attract the attention of many people to travel from all over the world to visit Uganda. In addition, the most interesting part these species that makes them commonly visited is that they share almost 90% of their DNA with human beings. More so, the chimpanzee species in the country can easily be spotted in areas like; Budogo forest reserve, Murchison falls national park, Semuliki wildlife reserve, Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth national park and many others.
African Elephants are considered and famously known to be among the big five animals in Uganda that act as to be among the top tourist attractions in the country. this country is a home to about 5000 elephants that can be easily spotted in different areas like; Kibale national park, Kidepo valley national park, Queen Elizabeth National park, Murchison falls national park and many others, Wildlife Safaris In Uganda.
Tracking these endangered mountain gorilla species is one of the most commonly done activities done by many tourists while on their safari in Uganda and this activity always goes for about 2-5 hours for tourists to be able to locate the habituated mountain gorillas within their natural habitats. In addition, after locating these species, individuals are always given about 1 hour to spend with the gorillas as they get chances to learn about their behaviours and characters and see how they leave their daily lifestyle for example; how they eat and drink and many others. more so, these endangered mountain gorilla species are only found in two specific areas such as; Bwindi impenetrable national park which is a home of about 400 mountain gorillas and Mgahinga gorilla national park and the gorilla trekking in Uganda is always charged at a cost of about 700 USD per person.
More so, apart from the mentioned wildlife species mentioned above, there are many other animals that tourists can see while on their safari in Uganda and these include; golden monkeys, hippos, buffalos and antelopes, spotted hyenas, crocodiles, lions, big cats, birds, leopards among others which can be spotted with in national parks like; Queen Elizabeth national park, Lake mburo national park, Semiliki valley national park, Murchison Falls national park and many others.
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