A Must visit national parks in Uganda – Uganda safari News
At the first time you land at the Uganda’s main airport Entebbe, you will be welcomed with breathtaking equatorial location on the forested shore of island strewn Lake Victoria and this makes you confirm that Uganda is not an ordinary safari destination.
Bwindi National Park located in western part of Uganda is a very wonderful National Park which is best known for its superb gorilla tracking safaris in Uganda. Gorilla tracking safaris is the best memorable activity on your Uganda safari holiday. Trekking one of the habituated gorilla families in Bwindi is interesting and exciting to tourists which give them a reason to visit Uganda. In addition to memorable mountain gorilla trekking, Bwindi impenetrable also offers refuge to elephants, primate species like chimpanzee monkeys and different small antelopes, and it’s blessed with 23 bird species restricted to the Albertine Rift.
Queen Elizabeth National Park which borders lakes Edward and George which are connected by the Kazinga channel offers Perfect grazing place for various wildlife like buffalo, elephants, and different antelopes. The park has a checklist of 600-plus bird species which provids best experience to birders visiting Uganda. It’s ecologically diversified with mammalian specialties including the giant forest hog, legendary tree-climbing lions of the Ishasha Sector.
Murchison Falls National Park Situated north of Masindi, 311kms from Kampala is the largest of all the national parks where tourists on Uganda safaris can enjoy different activities. It lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley where the sweeping Bunyoro escarpment tumbles into vast, palm-dotted savannah. Exploring the park by use of the Boat trips which operate from Paraa to the foot of Murchison falls enables tourist on Uganda safari to see hippos as well as crocodiles, and delightful bird life up close. The waterfall flows in a narrow gorge with a very strong speed splashing against the rocks.
On the Nile, different bird species can be spotted. School of hippos can be seen and the Nile crocodile at the Bank of the river. Other prominent tourists’ activities enjoyed by visitors on Uganda safari tour also include their exclusive game drives which provide them with the chances of seeing different animal species like the spotted Hyenas, lions, elephants, giraffes, antelopes among others.
Rwenzori Mountains or Mountains of the Moon is world –class hiking and mountaineering destination that offers one of the challenging activities to tourists especially for the Adventure tourists on their adventure safaris to Uganda. The park also supports large tracts of evergreen bamboo forest, while at the higher altitude zones one can find the rare giant heathers as well as lobelias and groundsels. Tourists on Uganda hiking safari tours usually take seven days to explorer to the top of the mountain so don’t miss hiking this mountain which is full of wonders.
Kidepo National Park ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses parks. Right from the famous Apoka, in the pivot point of the national park, a savanna landscape stretch in all parts of the park. The park is found in between valleys and hills of Karamoja region in North Eastern Uganda. The savannah National Park provides refuge to a long list of dry country species not found elsewhere in the country including the cheetah and greater kudu. These species are viewed by tourists who undertake safaris to Uganda. The perennial waters in the valley areas of the park act as catching points for large numbers of elephants, and thousands-strong buffalo herds, especially during the dry season. The park offers one of the most exciting activities which tourists on Uganda safaris and tours enjoy while on their visits to Uganda.
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