Uganda Safari – Gorilla Trekking

Uganda Safari

  • Uganda Safari Adventures – See Chimps, lions, elephants, leopards, hippos…
  • Uganda Gorilla Trekking – See face to face Mountain Gorillas.
  • Mountains of the Moon – Visit Uganda Safaris adventure in Rwenzori.
  • Feel the amazing and relaxing scenic views of Uganda Safari

 

Explore, discover and amaze to the landscape scenery of lush rolling hills and fields, exotic magical forest and grassland. See Africa’s leopards, hippos and elephants, including chimpanzees. Trek Uganda safari and see its famous Primates. Tour into Queen Elizabeth National Park to spot, photographs chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, and mangabeys. Navigate the hills of Bwindi’s enchanting Forest, the earth’s famous Mountain of Gorillas.

 

What to see in Uganda Safari:

 Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Safari Kampala

Explore the spectacular Murchison Falls, Spot chimpanzees, in close proximity. Ride the river cruise and see one of Uganda’s most populate hippo habitats. Experience Uganda’s most visited National Park, home to many types of primates such as baboons, monkeys, bushbabies, potto. Spot Africa’s amazing wildlife such as lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants and its savannah wildlife, lakes and rivers.

 

murchison falls lion

 

From Ziwa Rhino sanctuary going to Murchison Falls is the place to spot for rhinos, leopard, crocodiles, hippo, bush buck, Uganda kob, oribi and other animals that shows on the ranch. The bird life is also present and abundant with even the hard to find shoebill stork is found in the Lugogo Swamps. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary gives peacefulness and harmony in stunning surrounding.

 

The northern Bank of Murchison Falls is the place for big game animals. Prepare your camera as you will see amazing wildlife: African elephants, lions, bushbucks, hartebeest, waterbuck, cape buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribis, Bohor reedbucks, hyenas and also leopards!

 

Kibale Forest Nationa Park will give you the chance to see chimpanzees, red colobus, phoestes, blue and red tailed monkeys, grey-cheeked mangabey, and several other species. An educational stroll will get you closer to forest’s plant life and animals, such as bird species and primates.

 

kibale national park

 

Kibale Forest National Park is among the perfect safari destination in the african continent for chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. Kibale’s 795km2 National Park includes the most beautiful and most ranging areas of tropical forest throughout Uganda. It is home to a variety of forest wildlife, especially 13 types of primate coupled with chimpanzees.

 

Coming from Rwenzori Mountain, the panoramas expands more and more enchanting, going to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary to look for smaller sized mammals and primates. Here you will see hard to find red colobus monkey and the sitatunga antelope. At Queen Elizabeth National Park, A minute drive on the way, you will see lion, elephant, buffalo, hyena, leopard and a range of antelope species.

 

Queen Elizabeth Park uganda

 

A motorboat cruise within the Kazinga Route and into Lake Edward. This particular boat trip moves within the highest amount of hippos along with other wildlife can also be spotted drinking on the water’s side. This cruise trip provides an excellent platform for taking pictures and bird watching of over 500 resident species.

 

 Bwindi National Forest Park

  • Gorilla Trekking – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

A rain forest full of colors like gemstone where epiphytes, moss and lichens hangs within the trees. This Ugandan treasure, the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, is home to over 400 world’s largest primate inhabitants, the Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is famous for its brilliant gorilla trekking, it also offers sanctuary to elephant, chimpanzee, monkeys and a variety of small antelope and bird species.

 

bwindi-national-park

 

A trip to mossy rocks and through heavy forest, in search of gorilla nests. Here you will also find nine primate species, such as chimpanzees, blue monkeys, black and white colobuses, and the needle-clawed galago. The trip will be challenging sometimes, however when you encounter face to face with your very first gorilla, the sensation happens to be really worth the effort!

 

You will discover six major nature trails in Buhoma for people who desire to explore the “impenetrable forest”, which includes forest walks, waterfall walks, mountain views, primate encounters and amazing bird life.

 

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is the home of Mountain Gorilla and gorilla trekking, this also gives many of the best forest birding in the african continent and it is an important place to go for any birder doing Uganda Safari. Among the variety of opportunities to see are Uganda’s 24 Albertine Rift endemics, the beautiful Shelley’s Crimson wing and the African Green Broadbill. Bwindi is among the few in Africa of having flourished over the last Snow Age and it is home to about half of the earth’s mountain gorillas.

 

Discover the lifestyle of the local Bakiga and Batwa communities with village walks, blacksmith sessions, craft stores and radiant dances – all from the extraordinary background in the forest covered hillsides of Bwindi.

 

Mountain cycling comes after a properly preserved trail through the park head office at Buhoma towards the Ivi River. Along this 13 kilometer trek you will find animals like red tailed monkeys, bushbucks and black white colobus.

 

After easygoing drive over Bwindi Ugandan landscapes, you will find your way to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda’s best place for spotting zebras. Open savannah is the best place to watch zebra through the grassy plains. The home to 350 bird species together with zebra, buffalo, leopard, hippo, roan, impala, eland, oribi, hyena, Defassa waterbuck, topis and reedbuck. A boat ride reaches the park’s borders, in which the Bahima tribe is best recognised for herding Uganda’s famous long horned Ankole cattle.

 

Lake Mburo National Park

 

Lake Mburo National Park is a shining gem of Uganda’s savannah national parks and underlain by historical Precambrian rocks of which date back over 500 million years.

 

Activities within Lake Mburo National Park involve; Game drives, Nature walk, sport fishing, Boat trip along Lake Mburo, Forest walk in Rubanga that provides a chance to watch different bird types, in addition to adventure activities like horse riding and quad biking.

 

Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon is full of enchanting nature wonders while you hike up in to the mountains, Amaze to it’s different types of plant life which is magical to look at. Tourists can take advantage of the mountains in close proximity without the need of hiking them within the foothills of the historic mountains.

 

Mountains of the Moon

 

There are lots of possibilities for hiking in the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon. Forest guides explaining how to fish using your hands through mountain streams, hiking on the top of a mountain to get a good perspective of the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon, social conversation and more.

 

Birding lover will enjoy the Rwenzori Mountains of the Moon which is home to 217 bird species such as Albertine rift endemic birds. The forest zone has a variety of birds such as the Rwenzori Turaco, Long-eared Owl, Handsome Francolin, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo and many more.

 

Uganda Safari Gorilla Trekking

 

Gorilla trekking is a marvelous experience, offering you a chance to have a face to face encounter with these amazing giants of the jungle within their natural environment. The trek begins in the early morning soon you are transferred to a ranger’s station in which the trek starts. Your rangers will guide you on the cultivated lands and next in to the dense rain forest and as close as it is permitted to a gorilla family. The rangers keep track of the gorillas every single day and possess pretty great idea of exactly where they are. Gorilla trekking usually takes between 45 minutes to 8 hours therefore it may be quite challenging, so a fair fitness level is necessary.

 

Uganda – The Pearl of Africa, remains almost untouched and pure. Uganda safari contains countless wonders such as dazzling crater lakes, rolling hills, ponds, exciting wildlife, adrenaline trip activities and, certainly, the endangered species Mountain Gorillas. Uganda continues to be authentic African, inviting green and home into the most friendly people within the continent. People here are passionate about Uganda which is their joy to introduce you to the Pearl of Africa.

 

Uganda Safari offers you to discover impressive yet undiscovered wildlife. Stunning landscapes, relaxing climate all year round and most importantly friendly people who can make your holiday a journey to remember.

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