Planning a vacation to Uganda rewards with such amazing wildlife memories, don’t hesitate to add the Pearl of Africa to the list of travel destinations for an adventure to Africa.
There is nothing that empowers one other than having that best moment of life experience what nature has to offer.
Uganda is a beautiful land with just a short of words to describe this rush natural destination with great habitat pulling thousands of traveling to the country.
Uganda is gifted by nature, with a variety of considerations that can be encountered across the country. A wildlife adventure in Uganda brings you to a banquet of wildlife scenes that resides in the mixture of habitats of savannahs, and forests of the tropics, and semi-arid climatic view. In the accompaniment of Gorillas trekking and Chimpanzee tracking there is quite a number of adventures to do in Uganda;
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Activities to do on an adventure to Uganda
The most famous wildlife adventure is done by over 70% of the travelers in the country. Seated in a safari customized vehicle all you have to do is point the head through the open for the greatest view. Wildlife game drives are done only in the open savannah parks which are spread across the country. Among the 10 national parks in Uganda, 5 of the parks are open savannahs sheltering huge wildlife, as well the rush open savannah woodlands enable a perfect wildlife view. Among these parks include Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, and Semuliki National Park. These parks have a great view of a variety of wild species inhabiting within among which include herds of elephants, antelope species, buffalos, lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras, hyenas, wild dogs, warthogs, kudus, etc.
A game drive adventure brings you close to a view of a wider range of what nature has to offer, including perfect landscapes, various landforms, valleys, watching countless bird species, among many considerations. Always these wildlife game drives are accompanied by very knowledgeable rangers who aid in searching for search encounters in the park in accordance with the guest’s request
Game boat cruise
With great natural wonders, water bodies have as well won a slot to ensure that travelers get such fascinating adventure experiences. The boat cruise is something not to miss on any of Uganda’s wildlife adventure as it suggest an interesting. Remember 15% of Uganda’s area coverage is clothed with lakes and rivers (water bodies), and these can be accessed when visiting some of the savannah parks in the country.
A boat cruise adventure has offered great openings for game viewing of aquatic and land mammals. This is done at the famous Murchison National Park on the beautiful Victoria Nile leading to watching the bottom of the Murchison falls which are arguably the world’s most powerful falls. A game drive is also done on Kazinga Channel of Queen Elizabeth National Park this is one of the wildlife rewarding boat cruises and as well a boat ride done on Lake Mubro in Lake Mburo National Park.
A game boat cruise offers a wider range of wildlife species views including schools of hippos, crocodiles, monitor lizards, many waterbird species, and a great number can be sighted of land mammals at the banks of water bodies, feeding, taking water, or lousily relaxed at the banks.
Boat cruises/ rides are operated by both Uganda Wildlife Authority and there are those operated by private companies. When planning for a boat cruise adventure they are scheduled starting at 9 am for the morning session, 2 pm for the afternoon hours, and 5 for the afternoon for an equatorial sunset cruise. However, there are special or chartered boat rides that can go at any time on special private orders.
An adventure undertaking that leads explorers just close to nature, nature walk is a special wildlife adventure encounter that grants a chance of tracking and tracking out special features. The nature walking adventures can be done by anyone let them be children or even aged trackers provided they carry the gats to do the adventure. There are various openings where one can do nature walks which sometimes are accompanied by hiking experiences.
Nature walks are perfectly done in all rainforests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kibale National Park, Mgahinga National Park, Budongo forest reserve, Bugoma forest, Karinzu forest, Mabira forest. As well as some savannah parks as well under the leadership of an armed ranger guide a nature walk is done bringing you to close. When planning a nature walk on your itinerary, it’s advisable to let your operator know about it to make inclusion on your travel itinerary.
Always check your travel plan, if rhino tracking can be possible, then never let the adventure out of your traveling plan. It was almost 20 years when Uganda could no longer count the Big Five after the rhino had extinct from the country’s wilderness. Rhino tracking is done at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary located in Nakasongola district on Gulu – Kampala Road, for an adventure leading to either Murchison Falls National Park or Kidepo Valley National Park is a chance to watch the Big Five after including the rhinos at Ziwa.
Uganda is a birder’s haven accommodating over 1060 bird species of which are endemic species and others are seasonal making a country preferably one of the best world birding destinations. Taking on a birding watching adventure in Uganda one just needs to have much time, be ready to trek through the unbeaten paths.
With a considerable number of protected areas, there are very many birding destinations in the country and even done in private areas. In Uganda just expect to go to parks, forests, swamps, savannahs, farmlands, shores of lakes and river banks are breeding areas for birds are as well perfect birding destinations.
Areas where travelers always go for birding activities in Uganda include Mabamba swamp, Entebbe Botanical gardens, Queen Elizabeth National park accommodates the largest number of bird species. Murchison falls national park, Bwindi Impenetrable National park, Kidepo Valley National Park and many other destinations are great birding spots.