Uganda is the only country in Africa to find beautiful Lakes, Rivers, mountains, wild savannah plains, rain forests, wildlife, plenty of primates, birds, scenic landscape, warm weather and the most exciting cultural traditions of the local ethnic tribes.However Uganda is so much more than mountain gorillas that have famed it to the world and it’s your time to find out the whole truth. Uganda has long been considered the cradle of gorilla treks with the highest mountain gorilla population in the world. The country is one of my favorite places on planet where you can experience plenty of animals, wildlife, birds, plants etc.
Like any other gorilla home, tracking gorillas is always one of the most challenging but rewarding wildlife adventure in the world and that doesn’t mean you should skip it out on your safari itinerary to the Pearl of Africa. However, here is a list of the best places for adventure in Uganda.
Among a number of available national parks and sanctuaries, Bwindi Gorilla forest national parks is considered as one of the best place to observe Gorillas as well as a number of other.
Mountain Rwenzori National Park
Hit the road for Rwenzori mountain climbing adventure tours in Uganda and discover why hundreds of travelers love everything about the park. Find this beautiful mountain of the moon in south western Uganda on the eastern side at the border of Uganda and DR Congo. Mountain Rwenzori peak the third highest in the world, waterfalls, glaciers, lakes, primates, birds and plant life offer exceptional natural beauty that you need for photography, rewarding hiking experience and selfie captions. Rwenzori is definitely one of Africa’s most fantastic places for mountain climbing safaris and hikes.
Kidepo Valley National Park
If you an animal lover and you thinking of outstanding adventures in Uganda, head to Kidepo Valley National Park and meet up with the big 5, rich Karamojong exciting culture, birds plus plenty of other wildlife species. Go game viewing in the park trails in mornings and evening hours, keep eyes out in the park savannah plains while at your lodge for breakfast and lunch and get a chance to spot many, take photos and carry home memories. After enjoying spending enough of your time close to the park wildlife, head out and experience a living cultural life of the Karamojong people.
Murchison Falls National Park
If you google about Murchison falls National Park of Uganda, you will definitely be amazed with the safari pictures of falls on the Nile, wildlife and the adventure tour activities that visitors enjoy on their wildlife safaris in Uganda.Of course there is plenty of opportunities to spot the Big five as well as other park wildlife species like Giraffe, kobs, topis, bushbucks etc. People don’t just go to Murchison falls for exotic wildlife but the beauty of the dramatic falls on the Nile front every trip to the park. Murchison is perfect for honeymoons, sole trips, family adventures, group trips etc.
Bwindi Forest National Park
It’s definite that many fly to Uganda for gorilla trekking tours an adventure that is shared by Rwanda and Congo DRC.Escape the pricy gorilla permit prices and see the mountain gorillas on budget in Bwindi Impenetrable national Park. Base yourself in capital of Kampala or Entebbe the most famous start points for these thrilling primate safaris in Uganda. However, for gorillas and volcano hikes, explore Mgahinga National park another mountain gorilla trekking destination in Uganda also famous for golden monkey treks.
Kibale Forest National Park
Even though you can track chimpanzees and other primate species in Murchison falls Budongo forest and Queen Elizabeth National park-Kyambura gorge and Kalinzu forest reserve, Kibale forest National Park is mainly for Chimpanzee trekking and habituation. Get firsthand experience with chimps and also get a chance to spot different primate species that live in the forest especially white and black monkeys, baboons, bush babies etc. Other things to do in Kibale forest is a trip to Bigodi wetlands, Crater Lake tour and cultural discoveries of Toro kingdom.