Top 7 Must Visit Places In Uganda for 2021 To 2022 Trips

The top 7 places for your safari in Uganda in 2021 -2022 include the following

Top 7 Must Visit Places In Uganda for 2021 To 2022 Safari Trips

Are you looking for top 7 must visit places in Uganda for 2021 to 2022 Safari trips?  Uganda is one of the famous destinations in Africa with a variety of tourist attractions however most of the visitors have not yet discovered it as the best destination. Here at Africa Adventure Vacations, we are glad to let you know of the top 7 places that you must visit for a safari from 2021 to 2022. Uganda features ten national parks that offer game viewing opportunities, the presence of over 1000 bird species accelerating the bird watching activity, special hiking safaris to the snow-capped Rwenzori mountains, visit tours to the source of river Nile and Lake Victoria among several destinations. The top 7 places for your safari in Uganda in 2021 -2022 include the following

Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park

Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is located in southwestern Uganda and is one of the leading destinations that is known for gorilla trekking. Bwindi impenetrable forest national has four sectors which are known as gorilla trekking sectors. These sectors include Nkuringo, Buhoma, and Rushaga in the southwestern part of the park and Ruhija in the Eastern part of Uganda. The presence of habituated gorilla families in Bwindi has made this park popular for both gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation process. Some of the habituated gorilla families include Nkuringo, Mubare, Rushegura, Busingye, Habiyanja. Oruzogo, Bitukura, Kahungye, Christmas party. Bwindi Forest Park features the best chance for you to see mountain gorillas and you can easily trek the gorillas within this park. Bwindi Forest National Park features over 450 mountain gorillas with over 20 habituated gorilla families available for gorilla trekking. Visitors for gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park are limited to only 8 people per gorilla group or family per day only visitors of 15 years and above are allowed to trek gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The gorilla trekking permit in Bwindi costs USD700 per trek per person. Visitors looking for one of the top places in Uganda then you shouldn’t miss travel to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga national park is situated in the southwestern part of Uganda in the district of Kisoro in east Africa.  Mgahinga national park is part of the volcanic mountain bock. Mgahinga gorilla national park features 3 volcanic mountains which include, Sabinyo, Gahinga, and Muhavura which are part of the 6 volcanoes that make the Virunga Mountains. Mgahinga National Park is home to endangered mountain gorillas and the unique golden monkeys. These primates shrive in the tropical rain forests that comprise low land forests, mountain bamboo, montane rain forests, and evergreen equatorial rain forests. In Uganda, it is the second national park where gorilla tourism is carried out and the smallest national park. Visitors heading to Uganda for gorilla tourism safaris should not miss visiting Mgahinga Gorilla National park for gorilla trekking safaris. Like any other park, the Uganda wildlife authority is responsible for the management of Mgahinga national park and therefore you can visit this park for not only gorilla trekking but golden monkey trekking and experiencing the Batwa cultural experience.

Murchison Falls National park

This is also one of the top destination places in Uganda that you should not miss while planning for a safari in Uganda. Murchison national park is the biggest national park and most visited park in Uganda with a lot of activities that should not miss on your lists of activities to do and see while you’re on an adventure vacation safari in Uganda. Murchison falls National Park features over 76 mammals and these include that big 4 animals that include lions, leopards, buffaloes, and elephants. As you head to Murchison falls national park you can decide to pass to Zziwa Rhino conservation) to see the rhinos such that after Murchison falls national trip you will have seen the big five animals. Apart from these, Murchison falls national park is filled with other animals that include Nile crocodiles, hippos, warthogs, Uganda kob, Hyenas, Giraffes, dikes,  Jackson’s hartebeest among other animals. There are also primates in Murchison falls national park including the conservation area within Murchison falls National Park. Birders are not left out in Murchison falls national park as the park is home to more than 450 bird species recorded include the rare shoebill stock and 23 Albertine rift endemics which makes Murchison falls national park interesting for bird watching. Other activities such as boat cruises and hot air balloon safaris can be done here.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo is the smallest national park and it very easy to access from Uganda’s capital city Kampala. Visitors can often start their safari activities from the park and end from their safaris from there. Visitors heading to Bwindi, Kibale, Mgahinga, and Queen Elizabeth national parks can make Lake Mburo National Park their starting and beginning point. Games drives in the park are so enticing with higher chances of spotting leopards, giraffe’s, elephant’s zebras among others. You can also go on a boat cruise on Lake Mburo. There are also cycling and horse-riding safaris within the park. The park is surrounded by ranches bearing the Ankole Long horned cattle which you are likely to come to cross while crossing the road.

Best Uganda safaris to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth national park is one of the best Uganda destination parks found in south-western Uganda surrounded by other national parks of Kibale forest national park and Bwindi impenetrable forest national park Queen Elizabeth national park ranks as the second visited national park in Uganda and biggest conservation areas after Murchison falls national park. While visiting Queen Elizabeth national park, you will be able to see the big four animals of Africa which include the African caped buffalo, the African elephant, leopards, and lions. The fact that Queen Elizabeth is a savannah park, offers opportunities for the visitors to have a clear view of the wildlife within the park, you can engage in chimpanzee tracking, games drive in Ishasha for tree-climbing lions, a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel among others.

Visit mountain Ruwenzori for hiking safaris

The snow-capped mountains are found in western Uganda majorly in the Kasese district. Visitors can go and do the hiking to the top of the mountain when you’re on Uganda safaris. It takes about 8 days to trek to the top of the mountain where the snow is. At Africa Adventure Vacations we organize hiking safaris to Rwenzori mountain. So contact us for more information.

Enjoy the fantastic Kidepo valley National Park Safaris.

Kidepo valley national park is the most exciting national park found in the North-Eastern part of Uganda at the border with South Sudan and the Republic of Kenya that you should not miss visiting when you come to Uganda. Kidepo Park covers an area of 1442 square kilometers comprised of majorly grassland savannah vegetation providing beautiful views of seasonal Kidepo Valley River, Narus Valley, and the popular mount Molongore in the park. Kidepo park is not yet explored much by very many visitors simply because it was far from Entebbe international airport to Kidepo but now with the availability of scheduled domestic flights from Entebbe airport to Kidepo and the availability of well-constructed tarmac roads from Kampala, tom Kidepo has made Kidepo valley National Park so closer to the visitors and the capital city of Kampala. The park presents the best places for game drives including the lions, ostriches, leopards, cheetah, elephants, and buffaloes among others. The communities of the people living here include the Ik people and Karamajong communities around Kidepo. The protection of the park and gazetting see the park biodiversity increasing with over 80 mammal species of which 28 are endemic to the region with over 450 bird species and this has made it easy for good birding spot for birders. Contact us at Africa Adventure Vacations for More Information.

All the above destinations have got communities adjacent to them and you can decide to take a community walk tour to experience the cultures of the local people around these national parks.

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