Wildlife Viewing in Uganda
The greatest calling card of Uganda is its tourism industry. Gifted with diverse landscapes, amazing massif, diverse species of flora and fauna. Uganda ranks among the top safari destinations on the African continent. Do you love experiencing wildlife? We fully expose to you Uganda’s best wildlife game viewing destinations, each destination equally presents a remarkable game viewing experience. If you dare undertake a safari to Kidepo Valley National Park, the fascination beauty of the park’s wilderness will leave you overwhelmed.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts of a high biodiversity with sites of savannah, wetlands, bushland and lush forests. This is apparently Uganda’s most popular national park housing over 90 species of mammals such as lions, elephants, leopards, hippopotamuses, hyenas, and chips which are found in the Kyambura Gorge and Kalinzu forest. To the southern side of the park is the Ishasha sector where tree-climbing lions dwell. The entire park offers best sights of wildlife, the stunning boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel is another activity of a kind where visitors have high chances of experiencing wildlife.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is a diverse, palm-dotted savanna and it is the largest and oldest national park in Uganda. The park houses a range of 76 species of mammals and 451 bird species. Murchison Falls national park is divided by the Victoria Nile river where most of Uganda’s stunning wildlife parade. Usual wildlife species along the shores of the Nile include; Rothschild giraffes, cape buffaloes, crocodiles, African elephants, hippopotamuses, and aquatic birds are permanent locals. There is much more species to see especially in the northern sector of Murchison Falls National park. Notable visitors to this park include Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ernest Hemingway among others.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park is a semi arid park in the valleys of northern Uganda bordering Kenya and South Sudan. This stunning park is sometimes referred to as the wild frontier region of Uganda is a vast home for a spectacle of big game of over 77 mammal species and 475 bird species. Kidepo is Uganda’s most isolated park but the best for every moment to view wildlife. Kidepo is one of the finest wildernesses on the African continent with vast savannah landscapes which allow the views of animals like lions, buffalos and leopards among others including the Ostrich which is only found here in Uganda. In 2018 Cable News Network (CNN) ranked Kidepo Valley National Park as second among the finest wildernesses in Africa.
Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park is Uganda’s nearest wilderness to Kampala-the city capital and it is Uganda’s smallest Savannah National Park but worthy visiting to experience the views of African wildlife such as cape buffalos, hippopotamuses, hyena, Defassa waterbucks, oribi, zebras, leopards, impalas, elands, topi and reedbucks among others. What is unique about game viewing in lake Mburo National park is, visitors can explore wildlife by foot on a nature walk!
Top Game Viewing Safaris Destinations
Places To Go Game Driving in Uganda
TAILORED UGANDA SAFARI IDEAS
6 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari - Flying
Flying Safari from Entebbe to Kihihi to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
10 Days Uganda Gorillas & Wildlife Safari
Bwindi Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Kyambura and Kibale Forest
6 Day Murchison Falls Safari (Big Five Game)
Entebbe via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary - Murchison Falls N. Park
4 Day Rwanda Gorilla Safari Express and Kigali Capital
Kigali Capital City & Gorilla Trekking in Volcanoes N. Park