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Uganda National Parks

Uganda, “The Pearl of Africa”, offers exotic wildlife, a rich ecosystem, and culture. You’ll be surprised this hidden gem of African Destinations boasts no less than 10 Uganda National Parks. Visit Uganda Safaris which will make you fall in love with Uganda Destinations.

1.    Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Studded with the famous "Mountains of the Moon", this Ugandan Safari Destination is a world-class destination for hiking and mountaineering.

Hike through rare montane vegetation, rainforests, alpine meadows, and glacier-carved and lake-filled valleys.

Spot as many as 70 mammal species (many of them endangered) and 217 bird species.

2.    Kidepo Valley National Park

Go off the beaten track and discover the best of Africa’s wilderness in Kidepo Valley National Park.

It is Uganda’s most remote national park located in the semi-arid valleys bordering Sudan and Kenya.

3.    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park offers a once-in-a-lifetime gorilla tracking experience.

It is home to over 400 mountain gorillas, the highest population in the world

4.    Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park, is known for its high biodiversity rate.

This Uganda Safari Destination offers a memorable experience of stunning landscapes, fauna, and flora.

5.    Semuliki National Park

This popular Uganda Destination is known for its hot springs and is a birder’s heaven.

Explore the steamy jungle and the intriguing wildlife of Semuliki National Park.

6.    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Though the smallest Uganda National Park, three volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains drones this beautiful Uganda National Park.

Trek through the lush vegetation and verdant forests in search of your favorite gorillas and meet the local Batwa community to get some fascinating insights into their culture and history.

7.    Murchison Falls National Park

Witness the stunning sight of the Nile waters spray dramatically and violently out of a narrow gap between the rocks, covering its surroundings in a fine layer of spray.

See buffaloes, crocodiles, and hippos going about their daily lives below the cascades, where the Nile widens out.

Murchison Falls is home to four of the big five with only rhinos missing from the menagerie.

Take a boat trip on the Nile and watch the lovely landscapes of the park slowly drifting away from you right before your eyes.

8.    Kibale National Park

Located in southern Uganda, Kibale Forest National Park is said to be home to the highest density of primates in Africa.

Although the highlight of the park is the habituated chimpanzees, the treetops are alive with all manner of monkeys including the red-tailed monkey, L’Hoest's monkey, grey-cheeked Mangabey, red colobus, and black and white colobus monkeys are all spotted here.

When you’re not searching for monkeys there are over 300 bird species and an incredible 250 species of butterfly to keep you busy. Visitors can look forward to chimpanzee tracking, birding tours, and guided nature walks.

9.    Lake Mburo National Park

Situated in the southwestern region of Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park is an easily accessible, compact little gem.

Renowned for its impressive biodiversity, Lake Mburo National Park shelters almost seventy mammal species and over 300 avian species in its forests, swamps, and grasslands.

This spectacular landscape features open plains of savannah interrupted by rocky ridges, forested gorges, and lush dense woodland. Crocodiles, hippos, and a myriad of water birds are found in and around the five lakes, of which Lake Mburo is the largest.

Other commonly spotted wildlife include impala, oribi, eland, zebra, buffalo, Defassa waterbuck, leopard, hyena, hippo, and reedbuck.

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Although Uganda has a long turbulent history of wars and massacre, those are days of the past. Now it is one of the safest countries to visit. Moreover, the Ugandan people are very warm, welcoming and hospitable. One visit and your heart will forever belong to Uganda.

Uganda is an all year destination. However the best months are June-Oct, Dec-Feb.

The Uganda Safari Cost depends on several factors however the average cost of Uganda safari can come up to 700$ along with 900$ for accommodations per head.

Nicknamed as the “ Pearl of Africa '' Uganda is a very beautiful country with awesome landscapes, the array of wildlife, rainforests and several mesmerizing lakes and rivers.

With an array of wildlife and housing some of the rarest and endangered species, Uganda is home to no less than 10 National parks and 12 National Reserves.

Uganda Safaris offer various tourist accommodations in the form of safari camps and campsites in all the popular Uganda National Parks along with hotels to hostels suiting every budget.

For gorilla trekking, you’ve to hike through difficult terrain, water bodies, thick vegetation, hills and valleys. The activity can possess some initial challenges but in the end, it’ll be rewarding.

Uganda has more than half of the remaining Gorilla Population spread out in 5 Sectors of Bwindi Impenetrable forest giving travelers more choices. Gorilla Permits in Uganda are much cheaper than those in Rwanda giving tourists more value for money.

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Entebbe Day Tour

1 Day Entebbe Tour

Ziika Forest | Mabamba Wetland |Reptile Village

Uganda Day Trips

1 Day From $190
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Half-day Entebbe Tour

Mabamba Wetland | Kigungu | Botanical Gardens

Uganda Day Trips

Half Day $ 115
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Kampala Full Day Tour

Kampala City

Uganda Day Trips

Full Day Tours $170

Uganda Chimps, Wildlife & Fishing Safari

Entebbe | Murchison Falls National Park | Kibale Forest National Park | Kampala

Uganda Fishing Safaris

8 Days From $3135

8 Days Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti To Manyara

Arusha | Tarangire | Ngorongoro | Lake Manyara

Tanzania Wildlife Safari

8 Days From $ 4448

4 Days Explore Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Manyara

Arusha | Ngorongoro Conservation Area | Serengeti | Lake Manyara National Park

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4 Days From $ 2030

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