Most travelers visit Uganda to trek and catch a glimpse of the mystical mountain gorillas, however, the country has much to offer beyond the primate experience. Best of Uganda Safaris & Holidays 2023/2024 include the wide variety of attractions in the beautiful Pearl of Africa including the abundant birdlife (10% of the world’s population), Big Five wild animals and other wildlife species, serene lakes, and hippo filled river banks, friendly people and scenery that captures the attention and imagination of many travelers. Best of Uganda Safaris & Holidays 2023/2024 will also allow you to engage in a range of safari activities, short and long Uganda safari itineraries, luxury, and budget categories with a lot of attractions for tourists to catch a glimpse of.
Safaris for Uganda gorilla trekking are done in the southwestern Ugandan national parks of Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla. Gorilla safaris in Uganda started way back in 1993 when gorilla trekking was opened to tourists after a gorilla habituation process. Only those over the age of 15 may purchase a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda, which costs USD 700 per permit. We will help you plan your Uganda gorilla trekking safari, Check availability of gorilla permits and book them for you if interested.
The chimpanzees are among the most fascinating species to trek when on safari in Uganda. The second most popular tracking activity in Uganda, right behind gorilla trekking, is chimpanzee trekking. There are over 5000 chimpanzees in Uganda, the majority of which are found in their natural settings, making the country one of the few with a large chimpanzee population.
Adventure lovers will love the thrilling and adrenaline-pumping white water rafting. Never forget to add white water rafting on your vacation if you wish to take an adventure tour in Uganda. In Jinja, people can go whitewater rafting on the Nile River. The Nile River is the longest river in the world, making it a fantastic place to raft on the Nile waves.
Uganda is home to a diversity of wildlife ranging from the “Big five” to the “small five” something that has made wildlife safaris in Uganda a top choice for tourists that tour Uganda.
Over 345 different mammal species can be found in Uganda’s ten national parks, wildlife reserves, and wildlife sanctuaries. These mammal species comprise East African and West African species found in forests and especially savannah plains. The top national parks in Uganda for wildlife watching are Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, and Murchison Falls National Park.
Birding Uganda should be a top option for all passionate birders since the country has more than 1,080 confirmed bird species within its boundaries. This is almost half of the bird species in Africa reason for Uganda birding safaris be the top choice for any birder’s Africa bird watching tours.
Forest, woodland, lake, and savannah bird species can be found in Uganda. The Mabamba Wetland, Bwindi Forest, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Semuliki National Park, and Moaning National Park are some of the best places to see birds.
A typical Uganda tour has a variety of inclusions which are the things that make up the trip. The safari will usually cover all park entrance fees and taxes, as well as transportation via the preferred mode (road or plane transfers), meals, and tour activities as desired. All of these are covered by the trip fee that visitors must pay before starting their journey.
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