Top 5 Safari Places in Uganda


Travel to Uganda any time and enjoy the rewards that the country has to offer. The days are sunny and warm in both rainy and dry season; nights are chilly and cold in some areas depending on where you choose to be. All Uganda wildlife roam freely in the biosphere and they visit lakes, waterholes in the afternoons to quench their thirsty which is good timing for tourists to catch up with some species that may have been missed during the morning and evening game drive.

The best areas to go on safari in Uganda are National parks and protected areas that hold exceptional beauty. However some tour adventures limit visitor numbers for conservation purposes especially gorilla trekking and chimpanzee safaris. There for make sure you book early to be part of the fabulous adventure atleast two months to the trip date. No matter what your interest could be, a trip to any of the top safari places in Uganda will not only fetch memories but also show you the wonderful natural beauty of a small landlocked country in Africa.

Kidepo Valley & Murchison Falls National Park

You can’t miss out checking out these two national parks when you visit Uganda for family safaris and leisure.Kidepo Valley national park and Murchison falls are a favorite combination for budget wildlife safaris, honeymoon and backpacking tours as long as you get along with Africa wildlife plus nature. Indeed the Big five animals are found here, birds, chimpanzees and the real ancient traditions of the Karamojong people. A taste of the amazing cultural tradition of Karamojong adds value to your perfect wildlife trip in Uganda. Expected tour adventures game viewing, Boat cruise, chimpanzee trekking, hiking to the top of the falls, bird watching, swimming, fishing, and cultural tour among others. Both Uganda National Parks are superb year round for visitors.

Bwindi Forest & Mgahinga National Park

Gorilla trekking in Uganda which is also done most in Rwanda is another tour adventure that shouldn’t miss on your tour itinerary once you visit Uganda. There is nothing that makes your trip to Uganda worth like meeting up with endangered mountain gorillas in their rainforest home of Mgahinga and Bwindi forest national park. The most comfortable time to track gorillas is in the dry months of the year-January, February, March, June, July August, September, October and December though one can see them in April, May and November and still get the same experience. Mgahinga and Bwindi forest are not just about gorillas however there are several primate species that live in the park, several bird species, Gahinga volcanoes etc.

Taking you back gorilla trekking is the top tourist attraction in Uganda an activity where park guides accompanied trackers as they trek through the forest in search of the beautiful primates. After finding gorillas trackers are a given a full hour of photography and observation and if lucky the gorillas can come more close and get the finest photo captions and videos. Get the best gorilla trekking experience combine with chimps and wildlife in Uganda with a trip to most visited Uganda primate and wildlife parks.

Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Forest National Park

When taking about great Uganda safari places Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale forest are great places for chimpanzee trekking, wildlife viewing and birdlife. Primate and wildlife lovers find their Uganda safaris just perfect with a visit to one of these two parks or even both when time permits. Queen Elizabeth National Park is at heart for those on gorilla safari tours and those on wildlife and chimpanzee safaris. To enjoy a perfect safari in Uganda visit places that offer excellent primate trekking as well as wildlife. The Uganda gorilla, chimps and wildlife safari with a minimum of 5-8 days is a great choice for those looking at exploring the best tourist attractions of the country.


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