Uganda National Parks

Uganda the Pearl of Africa as called by Sir Winston Churchill on his visit to Uganda as he was attracted to the magnificent scenery (landscape), wildlife and friendly natives (culture). To him, the beauty of it all could only be described as a pearl. Uganda offers a dream tourism destination to people of different classes. It is a country gifted by nature, and home to the largest number of primates including mountain gorillas, one of the rare animal species in the World.

Lake Victoria the largest tropical lake in the world and the source of the mighty River Nile offers some of the best grade 5 white-water rafting in the world with a temperature of 25°C all year round. There we can also do bungee, river boarding and jet boat rides.

It’s blessed with one of the most beautiful snowcapped mountain range in Africa (Rwenzori Mountains), with wonderful waterfalls, birds and vegetation. Most important, the people of Uganda are very hospitable with diverse, rich and well developed cultures.

Uganda is a country with great natural scenery it is a land locked country where the East African savannah meets the west African jungle. Travelling through Uganda you will be captivated by the beauty because it offers a dream tourism destination to people of different classes.

It is the only Safari destination whose range of forest primates are as notable as its selection of antelopes. The country boasts of a diversified population of birds, there are more than 650 species registered.

Over a 1,000 Mountain gorillas are Uganda’s prime tourist attraction. The vast majority of these are in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, with a few others in Mgahinga National Park, both in southwestern Uganda.

If you want to see tree climbing lions, although lions do not normally climb trees, they may sometimes do this when chased by another lion group or wild buffalo.The exception to this is in Queen Elizabeth National where one find them.

The friendliness of Ugandans makes Uganda one of the most appealing nations in Africa and the friendliest destination.

  • Rwenzori Mountains
     

    Rwenzori Mountains

    The 120km Rwenzori chain is regarded to be the legendary snow capped ‘Mountains of the Moon’, described by Ptolemy in AD150. Reaching an elevation of 5,109m, it’s also Africa’s tallest mountain range, exceeded in altitude […]

     
     
  • Kidepo Valley National Park
     

    Kidepo Valley National Park

    Tucked into the corner of Uganda’s border with Sudan and Kenya, the park offers breathtaking savannah landscapes which end in a rugged horizon. A huge latitudinal range and correspondingly wide climatic conditions have evolved an […]

     
     
  • Semliki National Park
     

    Semliki National Park

    This is an eastern extension of the vast Ituri forest and forms part of the forest continuum during the climatic upheavals of the Pleistocene. This is one of the richest areas for both flora and […]

     
     
  • Lake Mburo National Park
     

    Lake Mburo National Park

    Its (260 sq.kms) lies along Mbarara Road with easy access of Kampala. It’s an attractive park of rolling hills and open grass valleys covered in extensive acacia woodland, Mburo has markedly different fauna to other […]

     
     
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park
     

    Queen Elizabeth National Park

    It’s one of the outstanding treasures of Uganda, QNP has recently been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO. The park covers 2000 sq.kms, and includes a remarkable variety of Eco-systems, from semi deciduous […]

     
     
  • Murchison Falls National Park

    Murchison Falls National Park is the largest of Uganda’s national parks covering a total area of 5,308 kms with a pleasant wilderness area of rolling grasslands and wooded savannah, it’s also one of the most […]

     
     
  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
     

    Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    A magnificent verdant swathe across the steep ridges of the Albertine rift valley, this ancient 331sq kms rainforest, one of the few in Africa to have flourished throughout the last Ice Age is home to […]

     
     
 

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