Safari activities in northern Uganda : Safari  is a  Swahili word originally from the Arabic word ‘Safar’ meaning to journey is an overland journey to observe wild animals, especially in eastern or southern Africa. It came to breath in Kenya lands of adventure.expedition, nounjourney, people on a journey, Campaign,Caravan Cavalcade are other terms to mean Safari. Safari is the Swahili word for a long journey (by any means). The Uganda safari as known to Westerners originates in an 1836-37 British expedition that set out purely to observe and document wildlife and landscapes of southern Africa.

Ostrich in Kidepo National Park

A traditional African safari is still focused on seeing African wildlife, but safaris are definitely not limited to game viewing. In addition to game viewing and wildlife tracking, African safaris nowadays are about: the experience of being out in the bush (wilderness) exploring scenic places and natural wonders for experience attainable through memory, writing, photography, videography , Documentary, Documentation and Cinematography.

Safari activities in northern Uganda
Kidepo Valley National Park

Safari activities are  expeditions to observe or hunt animals in their natural habitat, especially in East Africa and A trip into any undeveloped area to see, photograph or hunt wild animals in their own environment. Leave the past  concept of a wildlife safari as a hunting trip that frame is long  changed .

The Northern Region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda. As of Uganda’s 2014 census, the region’s population was 7,188,139. The Northern; region of Uganda is made up of a sum of districts namely, Amolatar, Adjumani, Apac, Arua, Gulu, Kaabong, Kitgum, Koboko, Kotido, Lira ,Moroto, Moyo, Nakapiripirit, Nebbi, Pader, Yumbe. The northern hemisphere of Uganda has different tourist attractions  like karuma falls, kidepo valley National park, Fort Patiko, Mt .Moroto etc these are some of the features that make safari acute and these are safari activities to watch for in the northern region of Uganda,

The Northern Region is one of four regions in the country of Uganda. As of Uganda’s 2014 census, the region’s population was 7,188,139Karamoja region, Kidepo Valley National park is a must-visit in the northern circuit

Tourism in Uganda’s Northern Circuit

Posted on 21/11/2019 by admin

We have always heard about the northern circuit in Uganda. However, most people actually do not know where the northern circuit of Uganda lies and what it entails in terms of tourist attractions and activities. For the tourism enthusiasts, the northern circuit is a must-visit if you want to have a complete Uganda safari. For those who have been there, the circuit is naturally blessed by nature with an endless list of exceptional beauties to see and do. A Uganda safari to northern circuit offers you the unbeaten kind of experience, which lasts for a lifetime. The top tourist attractions in northern Uganda include,

 Day game drives,  through the Narus valley  of the  Kidepo Valley National park  which is a must must-visit in the northern circuit  this offers you great views of animals which include lions, leopards, giraffes Uganda kobs, waterbucks, bushbucks, elephants, cheetahs and Topis among others. For birders, the national park is home to the famous ostriches, little bee-eater, Drake chanting goshawk, Kori bustard, Abyssinia ground hornbill, African Swallow-tailed kite, White-faced scoops Owl, Red-winged Lark, Black-breasted barbets and Singing bush lark among others.

Bird watching,   is another safari activity for  execution in the north this is facilitated by the presence  of kidepo valley National park which is a home to close to 400 birds species , the activity can be done through  walking in the park or by car it depends on the Tourist and the weather at the park , bird watching gives you a chance to feel the sweet sounds of the birds

Rock climbing/Hiking, This is another safari activity to  watch out for in northern Uganda , for Mt. Moroto being  located in karamoja subregion which is part of northern Uganda gives confidence for safari lovers that rock climbing/ Hiking is granted in northern Uganda , this activity is for physically fit people mostly, therefore rock and mountain climbers northern Uganda awaits for you .

Camping,Camping under the African stars on a safari trip is one of those holiday moments every traveler dreams in northern Uganda this is guaranteed due to the presence of camping sites like Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp,Amaka Camping site,Kidepo Valley UWA Campsite, Aruu water falls camping site all these in presence make your safari a wonderful adventure as part of your safari activities .

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