Discover Uganda the Pearl of Africa home to mountain gorillas a country of many surprises with rolling hills, sparkling crater lakes, abundant wildlife and adrenaline activities, whether you prefer gorilla tracking or exploring the country on a complete round-trip or combining a trip to Uganda with one of the best wildlife national parks.
Uganda is an excellent safari destination with variety of wildlife hots pots including Queen Elizabeth National Park viewing lions and others big game, birds, Kibale Forest National Park tracking chimps and birds, Murchison Falls big game and launch cruise, Mt Rwenzori and Mt Elgon mountaineering, Jinja the source of the river Nile and grad five rafting. To enjoy the big five wildlife experience, combine gorilla trekking in Bwindi with a safari to either Queen Elizabeth or Murchison Falls National Parks.
Mountain Gorilla safari trip in Uganda is an unforgettable life-time memory experience in Africa. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is an amazing captivating search involving long walks following gorilla trails in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park majorly or Mgahinga National Park. Take a safari to Africa and tour gorillas in Uganda deep in the heart of Africa’s most spectacular rain forests.
A mountain gorilla trek trip in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest can take anything from 2 to 8 hours, depending on where the gorillas are located. At the end of each Gorilla search in Uganda`s thick forested mountains, you will stay for only one hour photographing, admiring, learning and interacting with these great mountains Gorillas or apes. Uganda gorilla safaris require one to have gorilla permits that are bought in advance to allow one track gorillas because only a maximum of Eight people are allowed to search each gorilla group in Bwindi, and Mgahinga. Uganda has 14 mountain gorilla groups open to tourists and one spends only one hour observing these beautiful mountain Gorillas and taking photos.
Besides gorillas in Bwindi Forest, explore Queen Elizabeth National Park located in the southern Uganda bounded by the Ishasha River and Lake Edward to the west along DR Congo boarder, by Kasese and Rwenzori foothills to the north, to the east by Lake George, Kyambura gorge and Kalinzu forest reserve, and by the Kigezi Wildlife Reserve to the south. The park includes a remarkable variety of ecosystems, from semi-deciduous tropical forest to green meadows, Savannah and swamps. It is the home of the famous tree climbing lions as well as the Uganda Kob, other antelope species, elephant, baboons, hippos, buffalo and chimpanzees inhabiting the Kyambura Gorge. Trails lead to bat caves in the central Maramagambo Forest.
The park also contains a variety of habitats that range from savanna to wetlands to lowland forests. This diversity is reflected in the list of over 600 bird species, the biggest of any protected area in East Africa. A majority of the birds found in this area are regarded as famous birds of East Africa and are a must see for bird watchers in Africa.
Traverse the beautiful rain forests of Kibale forest National Park in the southern Uganda protecting moist evergreen forest. The park harbors the greatest variety and concentration of primates including chimpanzees offering the best experience anywhere in east Africa. The activities in this park make this forest a worthwhile Uganda safari destination including hiking, biking, Crater Lake hikes, caving, cultural visit and one must not forget the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary one of the few jungle swamps in Uganda teaming with primates, birds and mammals. A visit to Kibale Forest allows you to track chimpanzees and other primates including the red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, bush babies, pottos, and many birds species like little green bul, yellow spotted nicator, green breasted pitta, the crowned eagle, black bee eater and mammals like elephants can be see this walk.