Uganda is a special beautiful country full of magnificent wildlife and unique landscape. You can find all kinds of exciting wildlife in different national parks making Uganda a great safari destination in Africa. The magical land features everything from mountains, lakes, forests, culture, hills among others that change your visit and Uganda safari into unforgettable memories. Uganda is safe and boosts some of the most amazing safari experiences that you will find any time since back then. Besides, Uganda has developed a reputation of being the top budget gorilla trekking destination in Africa second to none in history, wildlife conservation and responsible travel. The unspoilt natural beauty, rich culture, friendly people, exciting primates and wildlife make it a must visit travel destination for any Africa safari holiday year round. If you interested in Gorillas trekking and wildlife, Uganda is one of the Africa countries you won’t have to miss.
There are lots of things to see in Uganda, the Pearl of Africa. Check out some of the five attractions that make it an excellent destination for your Africa safari.
Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi forest & Mgahinga
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda Bwindi Forest National Park and Mgahinga National Park attracts thousands every year to visit the mountain gorillas in their natural home. Gorillas in Uganda live in the jungle forest of Bwindi and Mgahinga in the districts of Kabale,& Kisoro. The beautiful primates are maintained through conservation rules, restricting the number of tourists visiting a particular gorilla group per day, sensitizing the community about the importance of gorillas and are also known to the world the most unique endangered primate species in Africa. Gorillas in Uganda are tracked every day, year round by any one above fifteen years of age. All you need is a gorilla permit that cost $600 dollars per a trek and even lower than that in promotional months of April, May and November. Every tourist must respect the gorilla trekking rules and regulations for reasons of safety since gorillas are wildlife animals and can become wild. Get lowest prices to meet these beautiful primates during promotion months.
Boat Cruise in Kazinga Channel & Murchison Falls
A river boat cruise is the perfect way to enjoy a few relaxing hours on the Nile during your Uganda safari tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison falls National Park, and Lake Mburo National Park. However, about cruise on the Kazinga channel is Fabulous because it gives you the opportunity to see hundreds of hippos, crocodiles, birds, wildlife in company of fresh water winds that make you feel fresh all through. Again another in Murchison falls that ends at the bottom of the might falls giving a chance to hike to the top of the falls and grab impressive views of the water fall, crocodiles, hippos and wildlife is another thrilling experience you have to go for while on your Uganda safari tour. There are many other places where you can relax and sail on e\water like on lake Victoria in Entebbe, jinja source of the Nile, Lake Bunyonyi among others.
Chimpanzees & Other Primates
Talking about chimpanzee trekking in Uganda, kibale forest national park ranks best as the most populated chimpanzee ground in Africa and a home of over 13 primate species together with other forest habitants. Besides, nothing other than chimpanzee trekking and habituation are the most done tour activities in Kibale forest. The landscape of kibale id spectacular, green with clear walking trails. If you are looking to get close to first moving primates, kibale national park is for you year round. Remember rainy seasons are best for chimpanzee trekking tours since the chimpanzees don’t move a lot in search of food. Also in Murchison falls is Budongo Forest one of the other best chimpanzee trekking spots in Uganda .Another Kyambura gorge and Kalinzu Forest reserve in Queen Elizabeth National Park. This chimpanzee location is popular especially for those on Gorilla, chimpanzee and wildlife safaris in Bwindi forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Wildlife in Uganda
It’s in history that fun Uganda safaris have to cut across best wildlife parks of the country like kidepo valley national park, Queen Elizabeth national Park, Murchison falls, Lake Mburo national Park, Kibale Forest and Bwindi forest National Park. Uganda offers a wide range of wildlife viewing adventures in several Uganda`s national parks and wildlife reserves. You can enjoy exciting game drives in Uganda’s game parks, and also experience wildlife reserves on different wildlife tours. Uganda wildlife safari departures can be any day, any week any month depending on your convenience and availability of tour essentials. They are really exciting for couples, families, group and sole travelers including children. However, Uganda is one of the best wildlife destinations in the heart of Africa and a home to elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Giraffes, Kobs, waterbucks, Leopards, topis among others can be found at any wildlife national park or reserve.