While on a Uganda Safari Tour, Tourists get a chance to view Uganda‘s National Parks which display the best East Africa has to offer. Their Rift Valley landscapes and tropical forests witness the incredible flora and fauna Uganda has.
Uganda’s Tourism Industry is managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the master of all the 10 National Parks Uganda has.
Tourism Destinations to visit during Uganda Safari include;
A combination of the the following Uganda National Parks
Murchison Falls National Park
The Largest National Park in Uganda. Activities in this park include; Games drive, Top of the falls Hike, a Launch cruise, Noctunal Games drives and fishing.
Queen Elizabeth National Park.
The most common park known for it’s tree-climbing lions. Activities include, Games drives, a boat cruise, ballon safaris, Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge.
Kidepo National Park
This is semi –arid park and the biggest of all the rest.
It is known for harboring Kitters in large number. The Karamajongo village cultural walk is a unique activity, games drive and Ballon safaris. On a Uganda Tour, Kidepo National Park is mainly accessed by Air Transport as it is located in the remote area.
Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest of all Uganda National Parks and located conveniently close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. A boat cruise along the lake, games drive and , walking safaris and Horse riding are the common activities carried out during Uganda Tours.
Semuliki National Park
Semuliki National Park is also a remote park located in the western side of the Rwenzori. It is famous for its Hot springs. Games drives and Chimpanzee Tracking are other activities carried out in this park.
Kibale National Park
The best place to Track Chimpanzees, do Chimpanzee Habituation Experience (CHEX), bird watching and Bigodi cultural nature walk is very common.
Mt. Rwenzori National Park
Mt. Elgon National park
This one lies in Eastern Uganda sharing border with Kenya. The hike can take 1 day to and from.
Bwindi National Park
This is the most sought National Park in Uganda. It is known for harboring half of the world’s population of the Mountain Gorillas.
Gorilla Trekking is the highlight of all Uganda Tours. For more information contact Katona Tours and Travel.
Mgahinga National Park
Items to consider when booking Uganda Safari include;
-Long sleeved shirts
-A rain coat
-A flash free camera
-Trekking stick (can be hired at the trekked point).