Safari activities in Uganda 2023 : Safaris are exciting and refreshing, but what really make them fun are the activities you get to do on a given safari. 2023 is upon us and here are some of the many activities you can look on the 2023 safaris.

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  1. Game drives

These are the most popular activities on a safari. On a game drive you go through a game park in a safari vehicle viewing the numerous animals in the park. You also get to enjoy the flora in the park. Game drives in Uganda are done at Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchsion Falls National Park, Kidepo National Park and others.

  1. Primate trekking

Primate trekking is the most sought after safari activity in Uganda. Most people visit Uganda to have a chance to see the mountain gorillas in south western Uganda and the chimpanzees in western Uganda. Primate trekking is done in Bwindi National Park, Mgahinga National Park and Kibale National Park.

  1. Birding

Uganda is home to numerous bird species, so its only logic that people would come to see the birds in this beautiful land. There are a number of birding places in Uganda that include but are not limited to Mabira forest, Bigodi swamps and all national parks .

  1. Nature and forest walks.

If you are a nature lover, this is an activity you would be interested in. On nature or forest walks you explore the different flora species, appreciating their beauty and their contribution to the eco system, Safari activities in Uganda 2023

  1. Recreational activities

These include activities like white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking and others. These activities do not take you to the wild, but they are surely adrenaline-exciting an thrilling. Activities like these are usually done in Jinja, aruu falls and a few national parks with water bodies.

  1. Boat rides

Boat rides are the refreshing and relaxing activities on a safari, ususally people take them after long adventurous activity to refresh and relax before they retire for the day. That said, boat rides can be done any time of the day according to your preference.

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  1. Hiking

If you are up for the physical challenge, the hiking safaris are the ones for you. Uganda has four mountains that can be hiked any time of the year that is mountain Rwenzori, mountain Elgon, Mountain Gahinga and Mt Muhavura. The hike takes you up the unique peaks of these mountains to experience the region from the top.

  1. Other activities

Other activities include but are not limited to Hot air balloon activities,  horseback riding, mountain climbing, Quad biking, mountain biking and many more. Most of these activities are done at the different game parks in the country of safari destinations.

Uganda’s ‘s popular safari parks include but not limited to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kidepo National, Semiliki National Park, Murchsion Falls National Park, Mt. Elgon National Park, Kibale National Park, Biwndi National Park  and Mgahinga National Park.

Most popular safari locations include: Jinja source of the Nile, Itanda falls, sipi falls, ssezibwa falls, mabira forest, aruu falls and others

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