Uganda National Parks have got vast species of animals and birds as well as unique features that attract tourists from around the world all year round. Visiting Uganda gives tourists an opportunity to encounter the best of Uganda wildlife as is usually the case with most Uganda Safaris. Animals in Uganda National Parks include; Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes, Zebras, Giraffes, Kobs, Hippos among many others including the rare Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Uganda has got 10 National Parks. Here are Uganda safari activities and some of the most exciting tourist things to do in Uganda. We are in position and well poised to give you an adventure of your lifetime so book with us to fully enjoy the best tour activities in Uganda.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to roughly half of the world’s mountain gorillas. Bwindi is an afromontane forest with dense under growth of fern, vines, and shrubs. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is found in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the western arm of the Great East African Rift Valley. Tracking gorillas in Bwindi is one of the most popular Uganda safari activities.
The Chimpanzee commonly shortened as Chimp is one of the primates found in Uganda. Chimpanzees are known to be the closest specie of apes to humans, sharing 98% of the genes that we also have. While on a Uganda Safari, Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda can be done mainly in Kibale National Park. This park also hosts other primates including a variety of monkey species.
Bird watching in Uganda is one of the major tourist activities in Uganda. This is partly because Uganda is home to hundreds of bird species that fly into the country from around the world year-round. Uganda is endowed with conducive climate and abundant water sources that facilitate bird life in the country. Our birding safaris in Uganda are well planned to take you to the most popular birding spots in Uganda.
Since 1906, the Rwenzori Mountains have become a paradise for botanists and mountaineers alike. Research has revealed a wealth of endemic species in the range within a series of remarkable concentric, altitudinal, vegetation zones, unique to East African mountains. The Mountains of the Moon and other mysteries of the African interior were finally revealed to the world during the 19th century.
Murchison Falls National Park is located in northern Uganda near the Albertine Rift valley and is one of the most visited Uganda National Parks. It is the oldest and largest national park in Uganda which was gazetted as a wildlife reserve in 1926 and earned its first title as a national park in 1952. It covers 3,840km2 in size bisected by the Victoria Nile which divides the Park into the Northern and Southern sector.
White Water Rafting on River Nile is one of the most exciting and adventurous Uganda safari activities. This one day tour activity gives you a true taste of Uganda, The Pearl of Africa and is more fun when done in groups. The one day White Water Rafting on River Nile in Uganda is ideal for those with a day to spare when visiting Kampala – Uganda. Visit Uganda and enjoy rafting on River Nile.
Tourist activities at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary go beyond watching the Rhinos. It is the only breeding place for the rhinos in Uganda. The 19 endangered species are located off the Kampala – Gulu highway in Nakasongola district about 180 kilometers north of Kampala. The Sanctuary creates opportunities for tourism while upholding best conservation practices and this has become a fast growing destination for tourists.
Mgahinga forms a portion of the Virunga Volcano conservation area, Its the home of Mountain Gorillas, gorilla movements are affected by the distribution of plant species on which they feed hence this area was gazetted to provide a secure habitat for these massive, but gentle creatures. The summit of Mount Muhavura is the highest point of the park at 4,127 m and has a small crater lake that tourists may want to visit.
Our balloon safaris in Murchison Falls National Park will surely make your safari to Uganda nothing but memorable. Murchison Falls National Park has got so much to see in terms of wildlife, nature, the River Nile and so much more. Explore Uganda’s beauty with a magnificent aerial view while on a hot air balloon. Flying in a hot air balloon allows you the pleasure of experiencing Uganda’s beauty and power first-hand.
30Km south of Fort Portal between the main Fort Portal Kasese road and Kibale Forest is a collection of Crater lakes. These crater lakes are formed as a result of volcanicity, with violent eruption causing the top of a volcano to be blown off, leaving a crater. The lakes are so many and vary size and character, and have well-developed facilities. It’s amazing that crater lakes are bilharzia-free and hence safe for swimming.