UGANDA THE PEARL OF AFRICA
Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos.
BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK.
The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a large primeval forest located in south-western Uganda in the Kanungu District. The forest is on the edge of the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift, at elevations ranging from 1,160 to 2,607 metres.
Bwindi is famous for its endangered Mountain Gorillas and located in 4 regions, Buhoma tourism zone in Kanungu district, Ruhija Tourism Zone in Rubanda District, Nkuringo and Rushaga Tourism Zone in Kisoro District.
Apart from Mountain Gorillas, we can do other activities such as Forest dwellers so called pygmies, Community walks, Nature walks and birding.
KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Kibale National Park is a national park in Western Uganda, with about 13 Primates and protecting moist evergreen rain forest. It is 766 square kilometres in size and is located between 1,100 metres to 1,600 metres in elevation. Despite encompassing primarily moist evergreen forest, it contains a diverse array of landscapes. This park is famous for Chimpanzee trek, Chimpanzee habituation experience, and other several primates such as Monkeys and baboons, not only this there several walks such as Bigodi Swamp walk where you will see some more primates and amphibians.
MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Murchison Falls National Park sits on the shore of Lake Albert, in northwest Uganda. It’s known for Murchison Falls, where the Victoria Nile River surges through a narrow gap over a massive drop. Park wildlife includes elephants and hippos, and there are chimpanzees in the Kaniyo Pabidi mahogany forest. The Lake Albert Delta is home to rare shoebill storks. There are game fish in the cascades of Karuma Falls.
This is the only park you can access the big five and manage to see the shoe bill.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth wildlife safaris is a combination of professionally crafted safaris consisting of itineraries tailored to suit different activities carried out at queen Elizabeth national park. The most common activities carried out while on queen Elizabeth wildlife safaris include game drives in the park to watch multiple wildlife species, chimpanzee trekking at Kyambura gorge and Kalinzu forest reserve, birding safaris at the park, launch cruise at Kazinga channel, site seeing, forest walks, view of the craters, river tails and many more.
Queen Elizabeth national parks is undoubtedly Uganda’s most famous national park and traveler’s destination. The presence of varied bionetwork to mention the beautiful lakes, extensive savanna,the natural forests and fertile swamps hence making it the best place the big games, ten primate species of course including chimps , 600 bird species.
Situated close to mountain Rwenzori, the park’s sites include several beautiful crates lakes that winding through the rolling hills, the panoramic display of the Kazinga channel with an awesome view of the hippos, buffaloes, elephants and several bird species lined up at the shores. With a continuation towards ishasha sector plains, another surprise of tree climbing lions resting on trees waiting to pounce on the Uganda Kobs and other preys will blow one a way.
Besides the remarkable wildlife attraction, Queen Elizabeth national park also boasts of attractive heritage/ culture history. There are numerous opportunities for traveler and tourists to visit the local population who are entertaining in terms of local music and cultural dances. With all such attractions queen Elizabeth national park tours leave tourists wanting for more.