Uganda safari tours are mid blowing! Uganda is a prime destination for primate tracking in Africa especially for mountain gorilla trekking safaris. Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to half of the remaining endangered mountain gorilla population – with habituated gorilla groups that can be trekked on Uganda safari tours. Top tours in Uganda will allow you to experience some of the most exciting safari activities in Uganda.
Top tours in Uganda offer top activities that you shouldn’t miss while on your Uganda safari tour. These tours highlight Top Five things to do on a vacation in Uganda.
The following are the top Tour activities to do while in Uganda;
White water rafting is an activity for adventure seekers, adrenaline-pumping and amazing. Incase you want to have an adventure tour in Uganda – it is highly recommended to include a white water rafting experience on your trip. White water rafting is done on the Nile River in Jinja. The Nile River is known as the world’s longest river and therefore an amazing spot to raft on the Nile waves. White water rafting is a unique activity and one of its kind in the whole East African region.
Uganda is home to a diversity of wildlife ranging from the “Big five” to the “small five” something and this has made wildlife safaris in Uganda a top choice for tourists that visit Uganda.
The peal of Africa is home to about 345 mammal species found in the different national parks, wildlife reserves and sanctuaries. Wildlife viewing is the prime safari activity in Uganda’s National Park and one to participate in if your crave doses are wildlife sightseeing experiences.
These mammal species found in Uganda comprise of East African and West African species found in forests and especially savannah plains. The top places for wildlife viewing in Uganda include Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Birding Uganda should be a top option for all passionate birders since the country has more than 1,080 confirmed bird species within its boundaries. This is almost half of the bird species in Africa. The country’s diverse habitat that ranges from the tropical rainforests to the swampy wetland areas offers a perfect refuge to diverse bird life both resident and migratory.
Uganda is home to forest, woodland, water and savannah bird species. The top bird-watching spots include Mabamba wetland, Bwindi forest, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Semuliki National Park and Mgahinga National Park.
Uganda gorilla trekking safaris are done in two national parks; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in South western Uganda. Gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda started way back in 1993 when gorilla trekking was opened to tourists after the first gorilla habituation process. Since then, Uganda has been offering this remarkable safari experience to many visitors.
To trek mountain gorillas, one is required to acquire a gorilla trekking permit and a gorilla trekking permit in Uganda costs USD 700 for each permit. The gorilla permits are only sold to individuals above the age of 15.
One of the most interesting primates to trek while on safaris in Uganda are the Chimpanzees. Chimpanzee trekking in Uganda is almost the second popular tracking activity after gorilla trekking. Uganda has a high population of chimpanzees with close to 5000 of them in the county most of them in their natural habitats.
The top chimpanzee trekking spot include Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Forest, Kyambura Gorge and Kalinzu Forest.
For all Uganda safari tours, contact Acacia Safaris for the best experience in the peal of Africa. We also offer tailor-made safari to Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and D.R Congo