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Top 6 Places To Visit When You Hire A Car For Uganda Safari

Top 6 Places To Visit When You Hire A Car For Uganda Safari

Hire a car in Uganda and get an opportunity to experience the Pearl of Africa wonders. The country is one of the amazing safari destinations in Africa that is visited by a many travelers. Uganda- the Pearl of Africa is graced with a diverse range of impressive tourists attractions worthy to explore when you hire a car. Whether you hire a car with a driver or on a self drive Uganda safari you have a chance to explore a lot of fascinating things like the enormous authentic traditional cultures and history, delight in the scenic beauty of its water bodies, get lost in the mesmerizing landscapes, enjoy viewing the stunning African wildlife species among other attractions.

As you a take drive with your rental car, you get notice that each attraction in Uganda offers a unique thrilling adventure. Here below, we present you the top 6 must visit places to explore when you hire a car in Uganda;

Murchison Falls National park

Murchison Falls National Park - Uganda Budget Safaris

Murchison falls National Park is one of the intriguing safari destination that you need to explore when you hire a car in Uganda. The park offer you a unique wildlife encounter. You get a chance to view the thrilling big four namely; Lions, buffaloes, leopards and hippos along with other animals. Besides being the largest and oldest safari park, Murchison falls National Park is a great home to Magical Murchison falls which is ranked one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Pearl of Africa. A self drive rental to this place offers you chance to delight in a rewarding game drives as you explore the charming beauty of the park. Groove on unique wildlife like; the rare Rothchild giraffes in numbers, Hippos, elephants, antelopes, buffaloes among others. If you are a bird lover, trust me you have come to the right place that prides in offering exceptional birding safaris, with the shoebill Stork being the common species.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

When you hire a car for your Uganda safari, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is one of the must visit places. It is a popular destination known for offering the best gorilla safari experience in Africa. Misty Bwindi forest hosts almost half of the remaining endangered mountain gorilla species in the world. It has about 20 habituated gorilla groups ready for gorilla tourism. To see the mountain gorillas in Uganda, you are required to purchase a gorilla trekking permit that costs $700 USD per person per single trek to all international visitors. You can book your permit directly with the UWA reservation office or use a trust worthy tour company like Mumwe Global Safaris to assist you arrange your gorilla safari to Bwindi Forest. With a 4×4 safari vehicle of your choice, enjoy a tailor made gorilla tour with a Batwa cultural encounter where you get a chance to learn more about their fascinating culture.

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest is also known as the “Primate Capital of East Africa”. The park houses about 13 primate species and it is famous for offering the best chimpanzee trekking experience. Uganda is a proud home to 4950 chimpanzee population in Uganda but Kibale forest hosts about 1450 chimpanzee individuals. The habituated chimpanzees in kibale Forest are open for chimpanzee trekking safari throughout the year. As you enjoy the chimpanzee trekking exercise, you encounter other exciting primates like L’Hoest monkeys, the black and white monkeys,  Red Colobus monkeys among others. Other wildlife in the park include; the colorful butterflies, bird species as well as plants.

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Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest

Kampala City

Kampala is the capital city of Uganda as well as the main commercial Centre. It has a growing population of people that come to transact various business. Kampala acts as a tourist hub destination to the rest of other tourism destination in the country therefore it is a must visit place when you hire a Car. Before you proceed to other tourism sites in Uganda, you need to take a city tour in Kampala that offers lifetime experience. Kampala city tour takes you to experience amazing attractions like Uganda Museum, Kabaka’s Palace, Kabaka’s lake, Owino Market, Namugongo Martyrs shrine, Ndere Center, Gaddafi Mosque among others. As explore Kampala when you hire a car, you get an opportunity to interact with the local people in transacting various businesses and learn more about their lifestyle partners.

Jinja Town

Jinja is one of the perfect places for adventure tourism that you need experience when you hire a car. The city is referred to as the Adventure Capital of East Africa. Jinja city is also popular home to the source of the Nile -the longest River in the World. It is one of the best places to enjoy as families and group travelers. A tour to Jinja gives you an opportunity to enjoy adventure activities like white water rafting, bungee jumping, boat trip to the source of the Nile,  tubing on the Nile, Horse riding plus Quad biking among others. Whether with a self drive rental or a guided trip with an exceptional driver guide, you wont regret hire car services on your Jinja safari.

Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi is the second deepest lake in Africa and among the most beautiful lake dotted with 29 charming Islands. Lake Bunyonyi is known as a place for many little birds thus its name- “Bunyonyi”. It is situated in south western Uganda in the districts of Kabale and Kisoro close to the border of Uganda and Rwanda. A tour to lake Bunyonyi gives you a chance to delight in a remarkable birding experience, enjoy the traditional canoe ride, enjoy the cultural encounter of the Bakiga and Batwa people living around the lake among others.

In case you would love to hire a car for your next Uganda road trip, with above facts, hope you find a guide to your dreamlife tour as you explore the Pearl of Africa natural wonders. To book a car with us, simply contact our travel experts to assist you plan a tailor made Safari. You can send email on or call us on +256-700135510 or Tel +256-414699459.




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