Where are the best places to go on safari in Uganda?

Where are the best places to go on safari in Uganda?

After seeing beautiful sceneries in photography, the right question to ask is; where are the best places to go on safari in Uganda?

Without understanding the passions and personality of the individual, it is kind harder to answer this question with detailed specifics. But overview of the best places to go for safari in Uganda would work.

There is what I call the 3 parks bucket list; that is Murchison falls, Queen Elizabeth national park and Kidepo valley national park. These three parks have a good number of animals in common thus I will focus more on the edging points of each park over the other.

Kidepo valley national park is the only place in Uganda where you can spot Cheetahs in the wild. With its savannah vegetations, it is has been ranked as one of the best game drive destination in the whole of Africa for the last three years by cnn travel. Besides the cheetahs; there are lions, leopards, African elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes among many other indigenous African animals and birds

Murchison falls national park is the biggest national park in Uganda with the highlight of a boat cruise on Victoria to spot the breath-taking scenery of Murchison falls. Many people have resonated with it being a mini Niagara falls, but there is copy of any natural feature in the world, therefore I would by saying, it is one of its kind. A safari at Murchison can be summed up with Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to complete your African big five drive.

Queen Elizabeth national park is mainly known for the tree climbing lions that can only be spotted in this park. Other animals such as leopards, buffaloes, and other big and medium size game can be found in this park as well as in the other two parks.

Anyone with limited time in Uganda should consider Lake Mburo national park. Its main highlight is spotting the indigenous antelopes of Uganda including but not limited to Elands, kobs, impalas, waterbuck, bushbucks among several other antelopes. A safari in Mburo is summed up with a boat cruise.

Primate discovery

There are three hubs of primates in Uganda, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park, and Kibale forest national park.

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park, though they have several other primates, they are mainly known for gorilla tracking. However these two parks are also wonderful spots for hiking and birding; these two activities go for a fee totally different from that of gorilla tracking. Besides, you can also support forest elephants and buffaloes in these parks

Kibale forest national park is best destination in Uganda for chimpanzee tracking and habituation. Anyone interested in tracking chimpanzees in the wild should consider Kibale forest national park as the ideal destination.

Ngamba Island and Uganda wildlife conservation education center also offer distinct chimpanzee tours that may enrich your safari experience in Uganda.

Rwenzori mountain national park is one of the least explored parks in Uganda, but it offer mountain climbing activities next to non in Uganda, snow capped top, forever flowing streams and multitude of vegetation types. It is special exploration of its own kind in Uganda.

Mountain Elgon National park; mainly known for Sipi falls; is one of the leading hiking destinations in Uganda. Besides hiking, it is also the most popular destination for abseiling in Uganda. In other words, you get the opportunity to have a scenic view of the falls as well as roll down the falls on a rope.

Adrenaline adventure activities can be enjoyed in Jinja town about 65 kilometers from Kampala. These activities include but not limited to white water rafting, bungee jumping, quad bikes, horse rides, zip lining in Mabira forest among several other activities.