Attractions in Uganda You shouldn’t miss : Uganda is one of the most attractive countries in the entire world. Tourists visit Uganda to enjoy classic wildlife safaris, primates’ safaris, the beauty and diversity of both nature and the people among other things.

6 Days Kidepo & Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

So in this article, we highlight some of the top attractions in Uganda that are worth visiting.

Bwindi National Park

Known for having the most number of endangered mountain gorillas in the world the park is a wonder to visit any time of the year. The visitors to this park trek the dense forest to reach their assigned gorilla family.

The treks in this park are quite challenging but well worth the effort, as is the experience of spending time with the mountain gorillas is truly unforgettable. Bwindi is also an exsiquite place with trees, hiking trails and interesting communities you can visit after your trekking experience. If you are a road trip fan, a trip to this park is a whole road trip experience because its 9 to 10 hours from the capital.

Kibale National Park

This park is majorly for primate lovers, this park is home to 13 primate species that you can visit any time of the year especially the chimpanzees. In this park, you trek the chimpanzees and the other primates, plus you can also have bird watching experiences, nature walks and community visits.

People usually combine a visit to Kibale with the Rwenzori mountains hike and the fort portal city tour.

Murchison Falls Safari

Uganda’s largest and oldest national park; the park has over 500 animals species, amazing savannah lands and the river Nile. The Nile river goes through this park so you can have a boat ride along the Nile River to the Victoria falls also known as the Murchison Falls. This experience at this park is just unforgettable from the game drives to the boat rides, and other activities.

Attractions in Uganda You shouldn’t miss
Murchison falls national park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda’s most popular savannah park and the most visited park located in western Uganda. It is home to over 500 animal species, birds, savannah, crater lakes, kazinga channel and most of all the tree climbing lions. If you are an elephant enthusiast or lover this is your place to be. The Kyambura gorge is the park is also known to have some chimpanzees for the primate lovers.   The park is also in close proximity to other parks especially Bwindi National Park the gorilla park.

Attractions in Uganda You shouldn’t miss : Mount Elgon National Park

If you are looking for scenery and physical challenge Mount Elgon National Park is the park for you . Of course you get to experience thee Mount Elgon that borders Kenya and Uganda, the green vegetation and a number of animals. The park has about 200 animals species that you can sight anytime.

When you take a hike of the mountain you will be sure to come to the biggest mountain caldera in the whole world and several hot springs, geysers etc.

Attractions in Uganda You shouldn’t miss : Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is the closest, national park, to Kampala it more popularly known for its large population of zebras,  giraffes and antelopes. Because this park doesn’t have predators animals visitors can go on long guided walking safaris in the park. You actually see the wildlife in this park up close. There is also horseback riding in this park, boat rides and many other activities.

Attractions in Uganda You shouldn’t miss : Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park  the ultimate Wildernesses is located northeast of Uganda and is furtherest park from Uganda’s capital Kampala. Its home to cheetahs, elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, hippos, zebras, giraffes, etc birds, and magainifecint landscapes. It is close proxiy with the Ike community which you can visit anytime on your safari to this park.

If you are not up for the drive, you can get to this park by plane. It’s one aspect that makes visiting this park awesome, you have the option of viewing animals from the skies above.

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