National Parks in Uganda : Uganda is surely the pearl of Africa. Home to all the African Big five animals in the numerous game parks distributed around the country. National Parks are areas set aside by the state for the preservation of the natural environment, that being both flora and fauna. These exist in various parts of the country, they are mainly found in the countryside of Uganda. The oldest National Park in Uganda is Murchison National Park that was gazetted in 1926 all for breath taking while on Uganda Safaris Tours.
There are a total of 10 game parks in Uganda,13 wildlife reserves, which harbor different species of mammals and birds. Each park in Uganda is unique in its way offering most tourists in Uganda an exciting, adventurous, wonderful experience. As per the statistics, there are 34 species of mammals, these ranging from the most fierce lion , leopards, spotted hyenas, crocodiles, hippopotamus ,elephants, zebras , the Uganda job, and waterbuck to mention but a few. Whereas, for the birds, there a total of 1020 species of birds in Uganda, the majority of which are found at Lake Mburo National Park.
Uganda has a diverse number of beautiful and yet breathtaking National parks which are mainly located around mountains, wetlands, rainforests, forests as well as rift valleys. Some of these include Murchison Falls National Park (which is the largest National Park in Uganda) ,Kibaale National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park , Bwindi Impenetrable National park , Lake Mburo National Park ,Semiliki Valley National Park (the smallest park in Uganda) ,Kidepo Valley National Park to mention but a few. Kidepo Valley has been named among the best National Parks in Africa by the CNN.
National Parks are greatly the most visited tourist sites in Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the highly visited Savannah National Park in Western Uganda and Uganda .it is located in the Western part of Uganda, in the heart of Lake Albert. People have also prioritized investing in the build of amazing lodges and some include Kyambura Gorge Lodge and Ishasha Wilderness Camo in Queen Elizabeth.
Activities and attractions in the Protected areas and the major ones are Gorilla Tracking, Chimpanzee Tracking, Golden Monkey Tracking, Habituation experience, Game Drives. Boat Launch Trips, Nature Walks including Birdwatching, Sport Fishing, and Mountain climbing.
Launch trips in Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls, and Lake Mburo National Parks. Bird watching can be Enjoyed bird in all protected areas in Uganda. Mountain hiking and Climbing on Mt.Rwenzori, Mt Elgon, Mt. Muhavura, Mt Sabinyo, and Mt. Gahinga The extreme Gorilla trekking experience is enjoyed in Mgahinga Gorilla and Bwindi impenetrable National Park.
Chimpanzee Tracking takes place in Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Park
This incredible activity takes place in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
The accommodation has been a priority to the whole travel experience of tourists in Uganda. These different sites are focused on providing a most hospitable travel experience to the people. Some of the top accommodation sites range from five-star hotels to lodges and campsites as listed.
Some of the great Lodges and campsites include Red Chilli Hideaway found in Murchison falls ,Red Chill Rest Camp , Isunga Lodge found in kibaake ,to mention but a few.
Game drives are the most popular way to enjoy wildlife at ones comfort. Visitors can view these wildlife animals in their comfortable surroundings and the way they relate with each other . These game drives are mainly done during the cool of the day ,when the animals are the temperatures are favorable for the animals to be active . Safari game drives are usually done with guides or escorts, who aid the understanding of tourists in issues concerning different animals.