Uganda is an East African landlocked country and considered among the top tourism destinations in Africa with a fascinating diverse landscape, wildlife, fresh water bodies, various cultures and the welcoming people contribute so much to her rank. There are so many tourism attractions in Uganda but below are the top 5 exciting safari destinations you can’t miss out during your long or short safari in Uganda
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Among the top exciting safari destinations in Uganda is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park in the South west. It is notable for the 400 mountain gorillas which is a half of the world’s population of the remaining endangered primates. It inhabits 11 groups or gorilla families which makes it so easy for the tourists to access them during the trek. Gorilla trekking safari in Uganda being one of the most interesting and exercising safari activities, this makes Bwindi Impenetrable Forest among the top 5 exciting safari destinations in Uganda.
QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Another fascinating safari destination in Uganda is Queen Elizabeth National Park (The Medley of Wonders) in the Western part of Uganda. She is well known for her abundant wildlife which include over 95 mammals like the 4 of the Big 5 which are lions, elephants, leopards and buffaloes, over 600 bird species which are very rare elsewhere but common here e.g. the rare Shoebill, 10 primate species, a spectacular view of the Rwenzori Mtns, the open Savanna, the unspeakable fresh waters of the Kazinga Channel which joins Lake Edward and Lake George, the crater lakes, the special Ishasha sector of the tree climbing lions.
Besides Queen Elizabeth National Park’s remarkable wildlife adventures, she spans the Equator with the monument on both sides of the road which marks the exact point where it crosses on latitude 00. All these features resuscitate the safari activities of Game drive, Bird watching, Boat cruises, chimp trekking making Queen Elizabeth National Park among the top 5 mass exciting safari destinations in Uganda.
KIBALE NATIONAL PARK
More about the top 5 exciting safari destinations in Uganda is the primate capital, Kibale national park in the Western part of Uganda. Kibale has the highest diversity and concentration of primates in the whole of Africa including the common Chimpanzees, several species of central African monkeys like Uganda Mangabey, red colobus, black and white colobus, blue monkeys, red tailed monkeys among others. With this rank of the primates in Kibale, they make the most interesting safari activity of Chimp trekking to be the main activity in the park. The beautiful moist evergreen rainforest that favors the existence of carnivores like leopards, African golden cats, different mongooses, and different species of otter also push Kibale national park to be among the top 5 exciting safari destinations in Uganda.
MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Another amazing and exciting safari destination in Uganda is Murchison Falls national park in the Northwestern side. On top of the falls where Victoria Nile River gushes through a narrow gap over a massive drop with a thunderous roar into the deep devil’s cauldron creating the beautiful trademark of a rainbow. This sight is one of those reasons why Murchison Falls is among the top 5 safari destinations you can’t miss during your trip in Uganda. The 144 mammals like the African elephants, waterbucks, buffaloes, lions, leopards, hippos, giraffes, over 556 bird species, the reptiles all make Murchison Falls National Park among the top 5 safari destinations in Uganda.
JINJA THE SOURCE OF THE NILE
In addition to the top 5 exciting safari destinations in Uganda is Jinja one of the biggest cities and it’s well known as Uganda’s capital due to the variety and nature of tourist activities that can be carried there. For the adventure lovers, the captivating excursion down the Nile through the soft and hard wild rapids up to grade 5 is one you can’t miss. Flexible and calls for families as well on the nice rides avoiding rapids focusing on the spectacular and wonderful biodiversity of the region. Besides the waters, other stress-free activities like bungee jumping, quad biking, horse riding, bird watching, nature walks, historical sight visits can all make your trip in Uganda remarkable.
Besides the top 5 exciting safari destinations, Uganda has Kidepo valley national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Mt Elgon national park, Semuliki national park among others. Words cannot express or describe Uganda fully that’s why you need to visit the country in person and for a great memorable safari. To book a safari in Uganda today, simply send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us now on +256-700135510 to speak with the reservations team.