Uganda offers you many options for a safari vacation with its many reserves and national parks which allow you to explore the famous African landscape and get in touch with nature in their natural environment. You can choose from many, but if you only have a short time to visit, you may want to consider the following suggestions:
Murchison Falls National Park – Murchison Falls Park offers you the opportunity to see a myriad of elephants, giraffes, Ugandan kobs (antelopes), buffaloes, hippos and crocodiles. Wildlife collections generally take place on the north shore of the Victoria Nile, in the area between Paraa and Lake Albert. It is worth visiting the falls, which involve a fantastic ride along the Victoria Nile to their base. Along the way, there are crocodiles and hippos, many birds and especially elephants, if you are lucky, you can see the rare hookbill.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park – The Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is home to more than half of the remaining gorilla population, most visitors mainly come to Uganda to visit Bwindi as part of an exciting mission to follow the gorillas. The park is also home to wood elephants, other primates, including chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, baboons, divers, bushbuck and the rare giant wild boar. Bwindi is also a popular destination for bird-watching safaris as it contains a variety of birds and insects. One of the oldest tropical forests in Africa, Bwindi is one of the richest regions in Africa for flora and fauna.
Queen Elizabeth National Park- is one of the most popular safari destinations in Uganda with an area of ??almost 2,000 square kilometres, bordered to the north by the Rwenzori Mountains and to the west by Lake Edward. It is beautifully situated in the crevice between George and Edward lakes and is home to approximately 95 species of mammals and 612 species of birds. Activities include wildlife tours, chimpanzee tracking, and bird safaris.
Lake Mburo National Park – While looking for the immense nature that supports Lake Mburo National Park, you will cross an open savannah, an acacia forest and a gallery forest, open waters, rocks, seasonal swamps and permanent. The park contains species that are not found in any other park, such as Eland, Impala and the Burchell’s zebra. Activities include wildlife viewing, boat trip/take-off cruise, bird watching, fishing tours, guided walking safaris – this is the only national park in Uganda where visitors can see landscapes and animals while trekking around, but an armed guard must accompany you.