Uganda starts to be a popular destination for travellers and safari and wildlife lovers, because this country provides safety for travelling with family, no matter how young your children are, or female solo travelers. It also offers variety of activities for adventurers or relaxing time, luxury or travelling on budget. Your itinerary can be tailored exactly according to your needs and focuse of interest. So make your African dream come true!
Murchison National Park
This park is located on the Northern part of Uganda on DR Congo border. Murchison Falls National Park is famous for excellent game drives most for many chances of seeing giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, elephants, several antelopes, and if lucky big cats such as lions and leopards. It is one of the few national parks in Uganda that has abundant wildlife.
Murchison Safaris also offers boat cruises to the base of the falls. It is seen as a highlight of all activities due to the fact that many animals can be seen as you proceed up stream.
While in Murchison Falls National Park, one can trek chimps in Budongo forest so as Budongo forest has the highest number of wild chimpanzees and can be easily combined with safaris to Murchison Falls National Park. It is just a one to two hours drive from Murchison Falls National Park so can be easily combined with a visit to Murchison Falls National Park.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is regarded as the second biggest conservation area after Murchison Falls National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places to enjoy a wildlife safari in Uganda.
Queen Elizabeth Safari offers game drives to see tree climbing lions of the Ishasha. Its is the southern part of the National Park that lions have been seen on several occasions climbing trees. This park also provides boat cruises on Kazinga channel. Those interested in primates are encouraged to trek chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge.
While on your Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari, you may choose to visit Lake Katwe and witness how the local community is harnessing park resource to earn a living. It is also an indication why Queen Elizabeth National Park was voted as one of the Parks where wildlife is co-existing with human beings. For those who want to visit the local community in Ishasha, they will share the hard experience of living near the park and how local people have managed to co-exist peacefully with wildlife.
Queen Elizabeth Safaris and tours can be combined with gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park is located on the Northern end of Uganda in the corner of South Sudan and Kenya border. With the rest of the Uganda it is connected with roads of poor condition so it is not recommended to visit this park during rain season. If visitors want to make travelling more comfortable, they can enjoy domestic flight.
Despite long distances this beautiful Kidepo Valley National Park offers stunning landscape views with wildlife scenarios and friendly welcoming team. It should be considered by those, who want to enjoy safari wildlife without tourists and enjoy hearing the sound of wild animals in the evening and during the night with no disturbance.
Mburo National Park
You can enjoy a variety of wildlife in Lake Mburo National Park. This is done through game drives, boat cruises on the lake as well as walking safaris.
Lake Mburo National Park has a bad history where the local community at one time killed all lions because these lions were killing their cattle. Lions and giraffes have been re-introduced so the park is regaining its status as one of the best places for game viewing and boat cruises to view wild animals such as giraffes, zebras, impalas, hippos and so much more. This may be done in the car or on foot. Those who would love to mix wildlife and culture, Lake Mburo safaris is a perfect choice. It also provides several accommodation choices ranging from Budget, Midrange to Upmarket so you are free to choose your preferences.
This park is a great stop over to the gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as well as Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Rwenzori National Park
Rwenzori Mountains National Park protects the highest parts of the 120km-long and 65km-wide Rwenzori mountain range. The national park hosts 70 mammals and 217 bird species including 19 Albertine Rift endemics, as well as some of the world’s rarest vegetation. If you decide to go for gorilla tracking, this is the park you need to go.
For adventure activities the Rwenzoris are a world class hiking and mountaineering destination. A nine- to twelve-day trek will get skilled climbers to the summit of Margherita – the highest peak – though shorter, non-technical treks are possible to scale the surrounding peaks. For those who prefer something a little less strenuous, neighboring Bakonzo villages offer nature walks, homestead visits home cultural performances and accommodation, including home-cooked local cuisine.
Lake Bunyonyi (‘place of many little birds’) is undoubtedly the loveliest lake in Uganda. Its contorted shore encircles 29 islands and it is a magic place.
Highly recommended Ssese Islands is the place for travelers go to chill out on their way through Uganda, where you’ve only the birds for company. Best of all – unlike many lakes in East Africa – Bunyoni is bilharzia, croc and hippo free, and so its crystal-clear waters are all yours to swim in.
There is much more to be organized while travelling around Uganda.You can visit local people, see the real African life, meet traditional tribes, do something adventures or just enjoy luxury of towns and cities by shopping or taking sunbath by the pool, trying different cousin in great restaurants or have a drink in clubs and bars and meet new interesting people from all over the world.
So get inspired by the list below! We can tailor your program according to your preferences. In case of any questions, please contact us here.
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Gorilla Tracking
- Bird watching
- Sport fishing in lake Mburo
- Horseback Safari
- Mountain hiking
- Mountain Biking
- Boat Trips to islands
- Community Visits
- Karamojaland visit
- Batwa Pygmy villages visit
- Swimming pools
- Night life