National Parks

Being the Pearl of Africa, Uganda is a home of 10 national parks. Most of Uganda’s wildlife is concentrated in its protected areas, of which there are three main categories: National Parks, Wildlife Reserves, and Forest Reserves. The conservation and management of these areas falls under two principal agencies, the Uganda Wildlife Authority under the Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry and the National Forest Authority under the Ministry of Natural Resources. Uganda has established 10 National Parks, enabling tourists to enjoy the pristine wilderness environment.

Bwindi Impenetrable National park

The flag bearer of the highest mountain gorilla population in Africa and presents 12 habituated gorilla families for tourists daily. Tracking gorillas in Bwindi can never disappoint and the 1hour duration with gorillas is just worth every penny in respect to conservation. Gorilla trekking is done in all the four sectors of the park-Ruhija, Buhoma, Rushaga and Nkuringo. However the experience of trekking mountain gorillas is always the same. The search for gorillas take between 2-6 hours but if lucky you can find the gorillas in just one hour. Moments and memories for the trek reign forever giving your friends and family a reason to also visit the pearl of Africa. After the trek use an afternoon to experience the traditional culture of true local Ugandans that formerly lived in the forest with mountain gorillas.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Famous for tree climbing lions and impressive views, Queen Elizabeth national park offers perfect wildlife viewing experience on any safari in Uganda. An enroute game drive in ishasha sector of the park will open doors of impressive wildlife including tree climbing lions. Later morning and evening game drives in Kasenyi areas make you spot your favorite including lions, elephants, buffaloes, topis, warthogs, waterbucks, kobs, leopards and much more. An afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga channel to you to the hippo and crocodile schools, abundant birdlife and also get a chance to spot more park wildlife. It has always been hard for tourists to quite the park without tracking chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge or Kalinzu hence having a great time in the wilderness.

Murchion falls National Park

Kibale forest National Park

Lake Mburo National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park

Semuliki National Park

Other Places of Interest

, Lake Bunyonyi, source of the Nile ,Bungee and white water rafting, Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary, Ssese island , Semuliki and much more. Experience Uganda as you enjoy your stay in the Pearl of Africa.

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