Uganda

Semliki National Park

There are a number of natural hot springs in this park, which provide for the wide diversity of wildlife. Known for its 400 species of birds, including the shoebill stork and forty Congolese bird species, this park is also home to 300 species of butterflies and eight species of primates… Chimpanzees and various monkeys, as … Read moreSemliki National Park

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

There are six peaks, the highest of which is Mt. Margherita, which is the third highest mountain in Africa. These beautiful peaks offer stunning scenery and a range of hikes from easy walking to challenging mountain treks. Visitors will enjoy the vast array of giant heathers, lobelias and groundsels, and may see any of the … Read moreRwenzori Mountains National Park

Uganda

Queen Elizabeth National Park

This beautiful game reserve boasts one of the world’s highest biodiversity ratings, and offers rainforests, swamps, crater lakes, and a lush savannah that is home to nearly 100 mammal species and almost 600 species of birds. High concentrations of buffalo, elephant, and antelope call this park home, as well as the Uganda Kob, the elusive … Read moreQueen Elizabeth National Park

Primates

The mountains of Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks are home to five habituated and endangered gorilla troops. Limited numbers of tourists can visit the gorillas (only 30 passes are issued per day), so as to cut down on any disruption to the gorillas in their natural environment. The chimpanzees (who are genetically even closer to … Read morePrimates

Murchison Falls National Park

The source of the Falls is the Nile River, which follows from the rapids of the Karuma Falls in the east, and bursts out here through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment. In the southeast part of the park, the Rabongo Forest houses several chimpanzee and other rainforest creatures. The waterbirds of this … Read moreMurchison Falls National Park

Mount Elgon National Park

The majority of the park is situated above 2000m. It offers a lush mixture of grassland and moorland habitats, and rich montane forests, which provide for the birds and wildlife. It also encompasses the largest base of any extinct volcano in the world. In the past, Elgon was known as the “Mountain of Illusion” because … Read moreMount Elgon National Park

Mgahinga National Park

These gentle beasts had been facing extinction until the conservation authorities stepped in to protect and limit disturbances to the natural environment. As such, only small groups of tourists can observe the gorillas, and for only limited time periods. There are nine freestanding extinct and active volcanoes at Mgahinga Park that run along the borders … Read moreMgahinga National Park

Lake Mburo National Park

Given that it is centred on a series of swamp-fringed lakes, the park is teeming with 310 recorded bird species, including 60 specialist water birds. The open Water birds include; Pink-backed pelican, Darter, White pelican, Yellow-billed duck, Long-tailed cormorant, White winged black tern and Greater cormorant. Lakeshore and swamp birds include the Fish eagle, Pied … Read moreLake Mburo National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park

Dominated by the 2750 metres of Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus Rivers, it offers 1,442 square kilometres of breathtaking landscapes and unique flora. It is a treasure chest of dry-country species (not found anywhere else in Uganda) including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, and greater kudu, as well 475 bird … Read moreKidepo Valley National Park

Kibale National Park

Lush and beautiful, Kibale offers a tropical rainforest teeming with unique flora and wildlife, including over 1000 habituated chimpanzees. Several other primate species can be found here, including the blue monkey, L’Hoest’s Monkey, red-tailed monkey, olive baboon, black, white, and red colobus, and white cheeked mangabey. The mammals in Kibale Forest include Uganda Kob, forest … Read moreKibale National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Visitors can also see chimpanzee, monkeys, elephants, small antelope, as well over 360 bird species and over 200 butterfly species. This area contains 23 bird species that are restricted to the Albertine Rift, which cannot be seen in any other part of East Africa!

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