Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison falls National Park is located in the north western part of the country. it’s a park you would find the best of Uganda’s wildlife making your holiday memorable as described by many tourists who have visited it since the day Speke and Livingstone .Murchison falls is the largest protected National park in Uganda it covers 3840sq km. It is endowed with a unique diversity of Africa’s wild life. The BIG 4 birds, and primates
The park derives its name from the Murchison falls that explodes through a narrow cleft 60 meter down it flows to the rift valley escarpment .at the base there is a rich population of crocodiles ,Hippos and the rare shoebill make this park its home . All this can be viewed as you take your boat cruise along the Nile.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
This park is located in the south western part of the country and it covers 1978 sq. km. The most prominent are the tree climbing lions based in the southern sector, hippos, elephants, Wild cats and many more. Though its population of mammals stands at 100 and 600 birds approximately .the Kazinga channel which connects lakes George and Edward is a birders hub. Kyambura gorge hosts the chimpanzees that have been habituated to human viewing, while the maramagambo forest is home to the Monkeys, Bat caves with reptiles especially the hugest python has been sighted there
Kibale Forest National Park
Kibale forest is a tropical rain forest national park, that covers 776sq.km, It is located in the western part of the country, of which its largest part is a swamp where the birds thrive with a recorded population of 250 tree species some of which have been extinct in other parts of the world, some are for medicinal purposes.
This park is a birders and primate lovers area it boasts of a population of 336 species like the blue headed sun bird and many more .Along the rails you will see butterflies as it’s a good breeding ground and to crown it all the crater lakes give it such a unique scenery.
Bwindi impenetrable National Park
This is one of the oldest rainforests in Africa that is believed to have survived thought the last ice age. It lies at an altitude between 1160 – 2607 m above sea level. The park covers 331sq.km and is located In the south western part of the country. Bwindi is a home to the gentle giants the mountain Gorillas though the park has documented 90 mammal species including 11 primates. The bird life here ranks among the best with 23 species localized Albertan rift endemic.
Other than Gorilla trekking, you can for a few hours become part of the Batwa community experience the Batwa are the forest dwellers with an interesting lifestyle. See the traditional medicine that has been passed on from generation to generation. As well as the lifestyle of the locals from culture, food education, language and many more.
Lake Mburo National Park
This is the nearest national park from Kampala, the park covers 260 sq.km. And it is 4 hours’ drive from Kampala. The park is centered within the five lakes and is covered by Acacia grass land .it is a home to the gigantic Eland and Zebras among other mammals, the lakes here also attract hippos, crocodiles and a variety of water birds.
The park will treat you to a game drive where you will meet about 68 species of mammals the common one being the zebras, eland, leopard, hyenas and the Jackals. And a population of over 26 species of birds. A visit to the pastoral communities will enrich your knowledge on the much loved long horned Ankole cattle, culture and lifestyle.
The boat ride on the lake Mburo will treat you to explore the crocodile, hippos, bird life that includes a rare shoebill stock.
Rwenzori Mountain National Park
Meet Uganda’s highest block mountain and the 3rd highest in Africa. With the snowcapped mountains of the moon as it is known, Rwenzori mountains is one of Africa’s beautiful mountain park with an elevation of 510m above sea level which makes it the tallest mountain range exceeded in altitude by Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya .
It hosts over 190 recorded bird species and several mammals elephants, Buffalos ,Giant forest hogs, leopards and chimpanzees .The unique flora and fauna which is distinct in five vegetation zones: the Motane forest, Bamboo forest, Tree Heath bog, Hagenia Rapanae scrub and the Afro- alpine Moorland . The presence of several endangered plant species like the rare Giant Heathers, Groundsels and the lobelias.
Mount Elgon National Park
Mt Elgon stands as high as 4321 meters above sea level, covering 1145sq.km located in the eastern part of Uganda extending to Kenya although the highest peak of the mountain lays in Uganda where it is accessed.
The beautiful scenery is the main attraction of the park, the park prides itself with a variety of forest monkeys as well as mammals. The park has got over 300 bird species including the endangered lammergeyer, Monkeys, Elephants and birds.
Apart from Hiking, travelers in this park are treated to ‘Day walks’ within the mountain forests, to attractions like the ancient cave paintings near Budadiri and hot springs. Do not miss out on the breath taking scenery of Sipi Falls which is probably one of the Uganda’s most beautiful sights.
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