Top Destinations in Uganda
Places To Go
Where mountain gorillas roam freely
Home to many of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, who feed on roots, leaves and fruits from the park’s many tree and fern species. Restricted numbers of viewing permits help protect the endangered gorilla families. In the park, rough paths weave amid dense forests, which are home to many butterflies and birds.
Great picturesque scenes and wildlife viewing experiences
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.
Glance at beautiful crater lakes winding through rolling hills
Visit Uganda’s most popular tourist destination and sight some of its diverse ecosystems which include the green natural savanna, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands which makes it an ideal habitat for primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds. Kazinga channel is one of the best spots for boat cruises.
Experience the stunning views of the glacier and snow-capped mountains
This Park is a home to about 70 various mammal species and these mammals living within this park include; the Rwenzori otters, bushbucks, elephants and leopards. Explore different primates such as the chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, the blue monkeys and the Angola colobus, as well as uncommon reptile species including the 3 horned chameleon.
Habitant for Africa’s big five and other rare wildlife Creatures.
The park hosts a variety of animal species which include the Hunting dog, Bat-eared Fox, Cheetah, Striped Hyena, Caracal and the aardWolf. Birding is one of the main activities done in the park and some of the most watched bird species include Abyssinian roller, purple heron, Abyssinian ground hornbill and Clapperton’s francolin.
Explore some of the amazing lakes, rolling hills and abundant wildlife
This park offers one of the best and memorable experiences while on a safari with various activities to engage the traveler to keep them entertained and relaxed. A boat ride on Lake Mburo gets you in touch with the flora and fauna of the lake and enjoy views of different animals like hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, antelopes, zebras and birds including bill stocks found nowhere else in Uganda’s National Parks.
The home of Chimpanzees in Africa
Mainly Known for Chimpanzees but has other primates like Guereza Colobus, Olive Baboon, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, L’Hoest’s Gentle ( Blue) and Red-tailed Monkeys. Birding is one of the main activities done in the park and some of the bird species include Red-winged Francolin, Red-chested Flufftail, White-naped Pigeon, Green-breasted Pitta, African Pitta.
Leave the roads and enjoy mountain and rock climbing
Encounter the true African Nature at its best at this park while exploring the forest through mountain biking, mountain hiking and rock climbing on the eighth highest mountain in Africa. Elgon is home to 300 birds including 40 restricted range species which include the Jackson’s Francolin, Black-collared Apalis,the Black-shouldered Kite, Tacazze Sunbird and the endangered Lammergeyer.
Glance at the hot springs while they bubble up from deep in the ground
This park sprawls across the floor of the Semliki Valley on the remote, western side of the Rwenzori. The park offers amazing and unique adventures to travelers as they walk to the Sempaya Hot springs. It has 53 species of mammal like the Savannah elephants, buffalo, water-buck, crocodile and birds which include, the white-crested hornbill, red-billed dwarf hornbill.
Engage yourself in unforgettable trekking experiences
This park is known for mountain gorillas but it has more to offer than just gorillas. Other mammal species in Mgahinga include buffaloes, elephants, the endangered golden monkeys, giant forest hogs, bushbucks, leopards, spotted hyenas, black fronted duikers, golden cat, side-striped jackal, bushpig and over 79 bird species like White-necked raven, Black kite, Pin-tailed whydah.