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Top Family Friendly National Parks To Visit In Uganda

Top Family Friendly National Parks to Visit in Uganda

Today, safaris are on the increase in Uganda and choosing this destination for your vacation means traversing around a somewhat virgin African destination. For tourists planning to travel with family, there is a lot and enjoyable things to do and see.  Uganda is one of the best places for family safaris first because it is safe and therefore need not to doubt traveling with your loved ones. And for adventures and other safari, expect the best for you as well as for the children. The safari experience of family tours in Uganda gives the best and most interesting stories to remember. Whether your family is seeking adventure or a relaxed safari tour, be sure to get a wonderful trip.

In this article, we bring you the best national parks for family safaris in Uganda you can check out any time of the year with your loved ones.

Murchison falls national park


This is not only the largest national park in Uganda but also one of the most beautiful places any one ought to visit on a Uganda safari. It is blessed with various attractions hence a variety of tourist activities which are suitable for family tours. From game drives, boat cruise to visiting the top of the falls, all these activities are good for people traveling as family. The park also has perfect accommodation to cater for all family members with special services for infants or babies. Children enjoy watching the abundant game in the fields, the beautiful birds on the shores of the Nile and then the rushing and thunderous waters of the Murchison waterfalls.

Queen Elizabeth national park

Queen Elizabeth national park is the second largest national park in Uganda. It is filled with a variety of game species too and most of it is in abundance, for example the elephants, buffaloes, waterbucks, Uganda kobs and hippos among others. The park has got a long list of tourist activities but the most family friendly things to do here include boat cruise on Kazinga channel which takes you watching countless herds of hippo, elephant, buffalo and different species of birds. Game drive in Kasenyi gives a chance to spot cats-lion and leopard alongside the common sightings including Uganda kob, waterbuck and elephant. The park has beautiful scenery and offers cute places for photography.

Lake Mburo national park

If you are looking for a nearby national park from Kampala or Entebbe to visit with your family, Lake Mburo national park is the answer. This somewhat small Savannah national park is located about 250km from Kampala. The park is very rewarding for beautiful wildlife like zebra, giraffe and antelopes among others. Its activities will give everyone a remarkable story, they include boat cruise, game drive and horse riding.

Depending on the age of the children on the family trip in Lake Mburo national park, you can arrange for a walking tour to encounter its wildlife and explore the beautiful scenery on foot. This is one other thrilling activity that will bring the best memories for a whole family.

Apart from national parks, Uganda boasts other family friendly destinations that can make your trip much more enjoyable. Some of these are Jinja, the Ziwa rhino sanctuary and Entebbe zoo. With any of these on your itinerary, expect enjoyment. Whether you are on a short or long trip, we can arrange a suitable family safari for you at a pocket friendly price. Get in touch with us today through or call us directly on +256-700135510/ +256-414699459

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