UGANDA NATIONAL GAME PARKS

Crowned as the Pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill in 1907, the destination Uganda is such a magical wonder that truly brings out the value of its exploration while considered as part of your Africa Safari travel.

 Uganda is home to counts of wild animals including the Big five of African Wild game namely; African Elephant, African Leopard, African Buffalo, Rhinos and Lions including the unique tree climbing lions, Other Wild game species like Rothschild Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Topis, Impala, Cheetah, Defassa Waterbuck, Burchell’s Zebra and Hyenas to mention but a few living in her savannah National Parks of Kidepo Valley, Murchison Falls, Lake Mburo and Murchison Falls.

The great counts of primates thrive in Uganda’s forested parks including the famous Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Chimpanzees in Budongo Forest Reserve – Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park, Semuliki National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park and Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. These combine to derive lasting Uganda safari memories for those interested in viewing primates in their natural habitats.

The ten (10) National Parks have got unique selling prepositions which make the visit to each park new and exciting. Some of them have unique landscapes that are suitable for adventure exploration such as Mount Rwenzori National Park that shelter Africa’s third highest Peak, Mount Elgon National Park with the East Africa’s fourth highest peak and the world’s largest volcanic caldera and the three Virunga volcanoes of Gahinga, Muhabura and Sabinyo in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.

The Uganda Safari National Parks are the icon habitats for the 1057 species of birds that are found in Uganda making the birding safaris in Uganda beyond the ordinary. Amazingly, this bird count constitutes 50% of African bird species and 11% of the global bird species.

Before their gazettion, these Uganda Safari parks were dwelling places for some of the tribal groups in the country which up to now have strong attachment to some of the places inside the National Parks which they considered sacred such as Bakonjo with the Rwenzori Mountains, Batwa with the forests of Mgahinga and Bwindi, the Bahima with the savannah stretches of Lake Mburo and Indigenous Karimojong with Kidepo.

Most of the Uganda Safari packages take you to these National Parks and the Accommodation both inside and outside the park exist so as to accommodate the visiting travelers.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park dubbed the safe haven for mountain gorillas in Uganda is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the ancient Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Kibale Forest National Park

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Kibale National park dubbed the world’s primate Capital is located in the two districts of Kabarole and Kamwenge in western part of Uganda. The park covers an approximated area of about 795km

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park located in the southwestern corner of Uganda in Kisoro district. The park is situated in the great Virunga ranges

Queen Elizabeth National Park

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Queen Elizabeth national park is situated in south western part of Uganda; spanning the districts of Bushenyi, Kasese, Rukungiri and Kamwenge, the park is situated at an estimated distance of 417km

Lake Mburo National Park

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Lake Mburo National Park is a compact gem, perfectly suited close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda. The Park is an exceptional protected area;

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