10 most amazing Uganda safari attractions
1. Gorilla Tracking Experience
Mountain Gorillas are said to be only found in two destinations that is in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Rain Forest that is said to habitat over a half of the entire population of these great primates and the Virunga Conservation Area that is shared between Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park, Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park and Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, therefore Uganda stands a greater advantage of offering amazing gorilla tracking experience on planet earth with her habituating the largest number of mountain gorillas on the entire planet.
2. Golden Monkey Tracking Experience
Golden Monkey is a unique and amazing specie of the old world monkey found in the Virunga volcanic mountains in the Central of Africa that includes Uganda’s Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Virunga National Park and Volcanoes National Park.
Golden monkeys are highly social animals that live in groups of around 30 – 80 individuals. The golden monkey tracking experience in Uganda is an amazing hike as you stand chances of visiting Mgahinga where gold meets silver as in you can trek mountain gorillas and golden monkeys with in the same park but earning a different experience.
3. Tree Climbing Lions Game Drive
Lions with this unique feature can only and only be found in Uganda’s Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular National Park with lots of amazing wildlife ranging from Chimpanzee tracking, Boat cruise on Kazinga channel and a variety of bird species, reptiles and mammals that roam in the different vegetation zones of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
4. Rhino Trekking Experience
Uganda was once Africa’s leading habitat of Rhinos back in the 1960’s, but due to her unsettled civil wars back then, Rhino’s in Uganda ran to extinct due to increased poaching. It was then in 2005 when Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary was put in place by the Rhino Fund Uganda as an incubating center for the reintroduction of Rhinos in Uganda, therefore the Rhino sanctuary offers rhino trekking safaris for the amazing rhino trekking experience with now the sanctuary having over 21 Rhinos.
5. Chimpanzee Tracking Experience
Uganda’s Kibale Forest National Park is Africa’s largest habitat of chimps with her habituating over 1450 chimps, hence making Uganda a better destination for chimpanzee tracking safaris in Africa.
A part from Kibale Forest, Chimpanzee tracking safaris in Uganda can also be conducted in several destinations like in Budongo forest as your traveling to Murchison falls National Park, Kyambura gorge in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ngamba Island a chosen private chimpanzee sanctuary that habitats orphaned chimps, Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary is located on an island in Lake Victoria hence making a possibility for a 1 Day Chimpanzee tracking experience in Uganda.
6. Ostriches & Cheetah Game Drive Experience
Ostriches are the world’s giant birds and Uganda is blessed to have them on the list of tourist attractions that she can present to people interested in visiting the country, therefore Uganda’s Kidepo Valley National Park as recently ranked Africa’s 3rd best park to visit is the only park in Uganda where you can find Ostriches and Cheetahs no other area in Uganda you will find any of these two creatures. A tour to Kidepo Valley National Park is really a rewarding safari with lots of wildlife to encounter and also visiting Uganda’s IK and Karamojong tribe for amazing cultural experience.
7. Mountain Hiking Experience
Mountain hiking experience is conducted at either the snow caped Rwenzori Mountain in the western parts of Uganda or at the world’s largest volcanic caldera Mount Elgon in the eastern parts of Uganda for amazing hiking experience in Uganda.
8. Murchison Falls Hiking Experience
Murchison Falls is the world’s most powerful water fall found in Uganda’s Murchison falls National Park where the mighty Nile River flows through to the Mediterranean Sea. This offers lots of other activities to carry out like the boat cruise along the Victoria Nile, game drives, birding experience and balloon safaris.
9. Lake Bunyonyi Experience
Lake Bunyonyi is a crater lake that was formed due to volcanic eruptions about 8000 million years ago, its formation was described as a result of lava flow that emerged from the volcanic virunga mountains. Lake Bunyonyi depth is approximately said to be around 900 metres, but this amazing lake offers the best scenery of over 25 Islands.
10. Jinja City Experience
Jinja city is commonly known as the tourist city because of its amazing tourism features ranging from the source of the Nile River, the amazing islands, the famous water rafting experience and lots of bird species you will spot out while there.
Jinja City has of recent been a great destination for the commonly loved annual Nyege Nyege Festival Uganda that started back in 2015, Nyege Nyege stands for Peace, Love, and abundant Joy for musicians in Africa or with a much interest in getting to know the African continent better, it normally happens for around 4 days at least with you having the best time of enjoyment and Discovering the pearl of Africa. If you’re interested contact the team at Kjong Uganda Safaris help you come up with a well-designed safari itinerary that includes MTN Nyege Nyege festival on activities to do on your safari in Uganda.