Kibale National Park stands as one of the most attractive national parks in Uganda with tropical rainforest, and a multiplicity of animals. The park is a home of most of Uganda’s chimpanzees and more than 1,450 are protected inside the park. At Kanyanchu, a community chimpanzee has been habituated for 16 years. This gives tourists a chance to see the great apes in their natural environment at this exclusive Uganda safaris.Threatened red colobus monkeys and the rare I’hoest monkey are found in the park. At the same time the forest has one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa.
The park is positioned on Mountain Rwenzori Mountain. Rwenzori is the highest mountain in Uganda. The central hike circuit takes six nights or seven days and reaches an altitude of 14,000ft (4,267m) above the sea level. The conditions on the mountain are a challenge to even an experienced hiker. The first foreigner to climb it was an Italian, a hundred years back. It was in 1906 when Luigi Amadeodi Savoy duke of the Abruzzi climbed to the top of the mountain and last year 2006 the Ugandans and Italians celebrated the hundred years since the first foreigner reached on top of Mt. Rwenzori. A trip into the Rwenzori is Continue Reading →
Lake Mburo stand’s as one of Uganda’s smallest national parks extending over 260 km2 of undulating territory. The park is unrecognized gem of pack which is well dominated with a forest ridged type shores hemmed. According to the tradition in western Uganda, many centuries age, the valley in which the lake Mburo stands today was dry agricultural land, worked by a pair of brothers named Kigarama and Mburo. One night Karaganda dreamed that he and his brother would be in danger unless they moved to the higher land. The next morning as Kigarama prepared to relocate to the surrounding hills, he shared the warning with Mburo, who shrugged it off Continue Reading →
Murchison Falls National Park stands as the largest protected area in Uganda with a protected area of about 3,840 km2. The park lies at the core of the greater Murchison falls conservation area which embraces the Bugungu, Karuma wildlife reserves and Budongo forest. First gazetted as a game reserve in 1926, it is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area, hosting about 76 species of mammals and approximately 451 birds. The park is bisected by the Victoria Nile, which plunges 45m over the remnant rift valley wall, creating the dramatic Murchison Falls, the centerpiece of the park and the final event in an 80km stretch of rapids. The mighty cascade drains Continue Reading →
Queen Elizabeth is Uganda’s most popular and accessible savanna reserve, the 1,978 km2.Queen Elizabeth national park is bounded to the west by Ishasha River and Lake Edward along the Congolese boarder. Queen Elizabeth is primarily associated open Savannah studded in some areas with a dense cover of acacia and euphoria trees, but also embraces large areas of swamp around Lake George, the extensive maramagambo forest in the Southeast, and forested Kyambura George along the border with Kyambura Game reserve. Protected as Lake George and Lake Edward game reserves since the late to 1920, the present –day Queen Elizabeth national Park was gazetted as the kazinga national Park in 1952 to Continue Reading →
Bwindi Impenetrable forest is regarded to be one of the most biologically diverse forest in Uganda and Africa as a whole. The forest is a home of about 400 mountain gorillas living in harmony with chimpanzees. To track these mighty gorillas, a Park ranger who is so familiar with the location and trails of the forest, leads you through Wilderness creepers and undergrowth, with melodies and views of rare birds, butterflies and bats flapping in the trees to the exact point where you come face to face with the gorillas. You get a 1 hour chance to observe and be spoilt by the beauty and thrilling feeling of being closes Continue Reading →
Kidepo Valley National Park lies in the rugged, semi arid valleys between Uganda’s borders with Sudan and Kenya, some 700km from Kampala. Gazetted as a national park in 1962, it has a profusion of big game and hosts over 77 mammal species as well as around 475 bird species. Kidepo is Uganda’s most isolated national park, but the few who make the long journey north through the wild frontier region of Karamoja would agree that it is also the most magnificent, for Kidepo ranks among Africa’s finest wildernesses. During the dry season, the only permanent water in the park is found in wetlands and remnant pools in the broad Narus Continue Reading →