Uganda is a small landlocked country found in East Africa bordered by Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic f Congo, Burundi and Rwanda. The country is one of the best tourism destinations in Africa if you’re interested in wildlife, primates and cultural trips then Uganda should be your choice.
Tailor made trips to Uganda
Tailor made safaris to Uganda will help you to choose the places you would love to visit according to your interests; this can be best done by filling in information on the form you will be given by the tour operator requiring your details and interests.
You will be asked the number of people you’re travelling with, how many days you want to spend in the country and a budget you might have person during your safari so that the company can give you the best quote possible.
Below are some of the activities you can engage in while in Uganda and can help in a tailor made safari.
The endangered mountain gorillas live in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park and Mgahinga gorilla national park in south western Uganda. If you are a primate lover then you can visit one of the above national parks for a memorable experience with human close relatives. If you would love to combine gorilla trekking and wildlife viewing then you can stop by at Queen Elizabeth national park and then drive through Ishasha sector before visiting Bwindi impenetrable forest national park.
For tourists interested in gorilla trekking and cultural experiences, you can visit Mgahinga gorilla national park and encounter the Batwa people who had lived for over 500 years in the forests depending on it for shelter, medicine and food before they were displaced to form a national park. The Batwa people now live at the edge of the forest.
Chimpanzee tracking can be done in Kibale forest national park, Kyambura Gorge in Queen Elizabeth, Kalinzu forest and Budongo forest in Murchison falls national park. If you’re only interested in chimpanzee tracking then Kibale forest is the best place to go to but if you want to combine tracking chimpanzees and game drives then you can visit Murchison falls for wildlife viewing and track in Budongo forest or Queen Elizabeth for wildlife game drives and track in Kyambura Gorge.
Uganda is gifted with 10 national parks and 12 game reserves you can choose which national park to visit while in the country according to your interests. Wild life is mostly seen through game drives and sometimes nature guided walks or balloon safaris.
Uganda has got different ethnic groups with fascinating cultural values and so much more; you can combine your trip of visiting people with other things.
Uganda is one of the top birding destinations in Africa with over 1000 species of birds, each national park has its own unique species some endemic to this areas. You can combine your birding trip with chimpanzee or gorilla trekking or wildlife viewing.Tags: Travel Blog