With the booming tourism and an increase in wildlife including Gorillas, 2020 is surely the best year to have a safari in Uganda.
Besides its beauty, there are numerous attractions and activities to involve your self in, Uganda can be the best getaway for honeymooners.
Let’s dive into the safari expectations on a Ugandan safari 2020.
Expect to see a lot of wildlife species and plants. Among these, are the big five which are Buffaloes, Lions, Leopards, Elephants, and Rhinos.
Uganda is home to almost half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas. These can be found in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park.
Gorilla safaris in Uganda started way back in 1993 when gorilla trekking was opened to tourists after a gorilla habituation process.
Uganda is home to a diversity of wildlife ranging from the “Big five” something that has made wildlife safaris in Uganda a top choice for tourists that tour Uganda.
With lots of attractions, there are lots of activities to do in Uganda. Some of the major activities include Uganda gorilla tours, chimpanzee trekking, wildlife tours, bird watching tours, and cultural tours.
These activities are done in specific parks that have attractions and offer memorable views.
Unlike activities that are done in the 10 national parks, cultural tours can be done in any parts of the country since the Pearl of Africa is home to over 50 tribes.
Uganda is home to about 345 mammal species found in the 10 national parks, wildlife reserves, and sanctuaries.
These mammal species comprise of East African and West African species found in forests and especially savannah plains.
The top wildlife viewing parks in Uganda include Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Birding in Uganda should be a top priority for all passionate birders since the country has more than 1,080 confirmed bird species within its boundaries.
This is almost half of the bird species in Africa’s reason for Uganda birding safaris to be at any traveler’s top choice.
The top bird-watching spots in Uganda include Mabamba wetland, Bwindi forest, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Semuliki National Park, and Moaning National Park.
One of the most interesting primates to trek while on safaris in Uganda is the Chimpanzees.
Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda is almost the second popular tracking activity after gorilla trekking.
The chimpanzee trekking spots include Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Forest, Kyambura Gorge, and Kalinzu Forest.
Besides the white sand beaches of the Ssese islands, or overlooking the crater lakes in Fort portal, Uganda has truly a lot to offer.
The large mammal populations in the grassland parks are once again worth watching, happily so for there is more to game viewing than game drives.
Encounters with wildlife and interaction with local people in the revived pearl of Africa retain a refreshing degree of exclusivity.
Sooner or later because of all the diversity there is to offer, the mainstream masses will discover Uganda and its delights- so book your safari to Uganda and get here before they do.
For any other information on how your Uganda safari tours can be put together, kindly engage us at Friendly Gorillas Safaris. We will be happy to assist you.