Uganda is one of the best adventure tour destinations in Africa. The country has the best adventure tours with gorilla trekking and wildlife Uganda tours that suit all types of client needs. To enjoy the bounties of beauty in the Pearl of Africa, tourists are advised to undertake long Uganda tours to the different national parks to have a medley of wildlife, primates, bird life, and different cultures.
East Africa is the birthplace of safari and truly a gem to discover and have an experience of the untamed inhabitants of the vast wilderness. There is a diversity of wildlife that survives in the protected sanctuaries and national parks of the East African region that tourists on any African adventure safari can undertake. Uganda is unique, especially having a medley of most of the wildlife in the region and also the elusive mountain gorillas that survive in the tropical rain forests.
Acacia Adventure Tours offers various tours in the region as well as the best East African Adventure safari tours in the East African region.
Mountain gorillas are in two national parks Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, both hosting half of the world’s remaining gorilla population. The best time of the year for Uganda gorilla trekking is supposedly during the dry season. There are two dry seasons which are the short and long dry seasons. The long dry season is between June –August and the short dry season is between December –February. These two seasons have less rain and are generally good for almost all Uganda safari activities.
Chimpanzees offer such amazing tracking experiences as they live in their natural habitats with Kibale National Park being ranked the best chimpanzee trekking destination in Africa. Explore Uganda the Pearl of Africa by having such unique primate tracking experiences in very pristine habitats. One of the most interesting primates to trek while on safaris in Uganda are the Chimpanzees and the second most popular tracking activity after gorilla trekking. Uganda has a high population of chimpanzees with close to 5000 of them in the county most of them in their natural habitats. The chimpanzee trekking spots include Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Forest, Kyambura Gorge, and Kalinzu Forest.
Uganda is home to about 345 mammal species found in the 10 national parks, wildlife reserves, and sanctuaries. These mammal species comprise East African and West African species found in forests and especially savannah plains. Uganda is a Big Five African wildlife destination with all of these sought-after animals easily spotted. These are the Buffaloes, Rhinos, Elephants, Lions and Leopards. The top wildlife viewing parks in Uganda include Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Birding in the whole of Africa is truly amazing and so is Uganda with the fact that it is home to about 50% of the bird species in Africa and an estimated 11% of the world’s bird population. Over 1080 bird species have been confirmed within the boundaries of Uganda with an endemic to the country known as the Fox’s weaver.