Uganda is a landlocked country found in East Africa. The country is bordered by Kenya to the east, the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west, South Sudan to the north, Rwanda to the southwest, and Tanzania to the south. Here we highlight Uganda, The Pearl Of Africa.
Despite the fact that Uganda is a landlocked country, the country is blessed with diverse attractions which make a holiday in the country among the best safaris to ever take in Africa.
Uganda has a network of over 60 protected areas including ten national parks and its attractions include the beautiful scenery of the southwestern region, wildlife in her ten national parks and game reserve, birds of different types, cultural diversity among others.
There are several Safaris to Uganda’s and most trips focus on exploring the ten national parks within the country that have unique attractions. A visit to different hotspots within the country offers a breath-taking experience to tourists.
Top National Parks to Visit
The beautiful Bwindi impenetrable national park offers a unique opportunity for gorilla trekking, the most popular safari adventure that brings tourists to the country. If you are looking to taking a safari to this park, it is advised to always book your trip early enough given that the gorilla permits sell out first.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison falls national park is Uganda’s largest national park offering great opportunities to game viewing. The park is named after the magnificent Murchison Falls, scenic waterfalls that form within the park. Enjoy wildlife photography, scenic viewing, game viewing, birding, and other adventures within this savanna park.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley national park provides tourists with the opportunity for game viewing or game drives where tourists enjoy the pleasure to chasing wild animals and also the chance to see leopards, lions, cheetah, and African elephants.
Uganda safari takes you to different birding sites. Uganda is the only country where you can view half of the African Birds. The country has received different accolades for its birding site.
It was voted the best birding destination with Bwindi impenetrable national park being voted African number one birding site by African bird club and Murchison falls national has the best birding spot by bird life in Africa. Birds in Uganda include the rare shoebill stork, crested crane, marabou stork, sunbirds, and red bishop among others.
Safari to Uganda offers you the chance to encounter different and diverse cultures. Uganda is blessed with diverse cultures with different cultural norms and practices thus beautifying the country.
The country has the largest lake and the longest river in Africa and the world respectively. River Nile is the most beautiful river comprising of many water falls, diverse bird species, vegetation, Reptile among others. The Nile stores the history of John Hanning Speke, the first explorer to encounter this longest river.
Uganda safaris offer the best of the best thus a must visit destination while on your safari to Africa.