UGANDA NATIONAL PARKS, NATIONAL PARKS IN UGANDA, GAME PARKS, TOURIST DESTINATIONS & SITES IN UGANDA.
Tourists on Uganda safaris visit different Uganda National Parks like Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mt Elgon National Park, Semuliki National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, the Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park and so many others. Tourists carry out different activities such as boat cruises, game drives, gorilla tracking, chimpanzee trekking, water rafting, bungee jumping, and so many others. There different craft centers that tourists visit and also buy some craft items.
HERE IS A FULL LIST OF ALL NATIONAL PARKS IN UGANDA-UGANDA NATIONAL PARKS.
National Parks – Safari Destinations in Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda Gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable national park, attractions & Safari activities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park Uganda, when to visit, accommodation and history/background of the park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Uganda is located in southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Western Rift Valley with an area of 331 sq. km…READ MORE
Gazetted in 1991, the park covers an area of 33.7 Sq.km making it Uganda’s smallest national park. It is a second refugium of the endangered mountain gorillas after Bwindi. It is also known for its golden monkey. The park has a strong cultural attachment to the pygmy community that inhabits the area. It has three conical features of extinct volcanoes which is part of the spectacular Virunga area. READ MORE
Not only Rwenzoris alone you trek in Uganda but also famous Mount Elgon National Park. Mt Elgon is an extinct volcano that first erupted about 24 million years ago. It has the greatest surface size of any extinct Volcano in the whole World (50Km by 80Km), Mt Elgon ranks the fourth highest mountain in East Africa and the second highest peak in Uganda (Wagagai peak 4,321m). READ MORE
It is home to 350 bird species as well as zebra, impala, eland, buffalo, oribi, Defassa waterbuck, leopard, hippo, hyena, topi and reedbuck. Together with 13 other lakes in the area, Lake Mburo forms part of a 50km-long wetland system linked by a swamp. Five of these lakes lie within the park’s borders. Once covered by open savanna, Lake Mburo National Park now holds much woodland as there are no elephants to tame the vegetation. READ MORE
Gazetted in 1993, the park covers an area of about 220 Sq.km and is home to over 441 bird species and 53 mammal species. Located in Bwamba County, a remote part of the Bundibugyo District in western Uganda, Semuliki Park is one of Uganda’s newest national parks. READ MORE
The park is located in Kaabong District, in the northeastern corner of Uganda approximately 220 kilometers, by road northwest of Moroto, the largest town in the sub-region the northeastern part of Uganda over 700kms from Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. READ MORE
Murchison falls National Park is the largest park in Uganda covering an area of 3,840 km2. It is located in the north western part of Uganda in the district of Buliisa in the West and Nwoya in the North. The park can also be located by road North West of Kampala approximately 300km by road. By grid reference the Park is found in: 02 15N, 31 48E.READ MORE
The park founded in 1952 is located in Western Uganda adjacent to the mystical mountains of the moon (Rwenzori Mountains) on the western rift valley floor covering an area of about 1,978Sq.km. It is a habitat to 95 Species of mammals and 600 species of birds, partly which makes it the most visited park in Uganda. Its tree-climbing lions of Ishasha sector,… READ MORE
With plenty of tropical forests and an interesting variety of animals, Kibale National Park (KNP) is one of the most fabulous and outstanding forests in Uganda. It accommodates the largest number of our neighboring living relatives, the harmed Chimpanzee, the rare L’Hoest monkey plus the threatened red colobus monkey. READ MORE
Rwenzori Mountains National Park is located in Uganda which is found in the East African region on the African continent just slightly above the equator line on the geographical coordinates 00o 22’N 29o57’E. Rwenzori Mountains National Park lies 398 km or 6-hour drive away from Kampala city the capital of Uganda in the southwestern district of Kasese. READ MORE
Uganda Eco tourism sites, Uganda Eco Tourism, Eco Safari Tours in Uganda.
Publically, forest reserves are associated with consumptive forms of land use most especially timber logging. However, there are a couple of Central Forest Reserves that undoubtedly have features and attractions that are of real interest to international plus domestic tourists on a sustainable basis. READ MORE
About Uganda Gorillas
Mountain gorillas in Uganda are found in Bwindi Impenetrable National park and Mgahinga National Park. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park found in south western Uganda has half of the world’s population of gorillas. READ MORE
Cultural Sites in Uganda
The heritage assets of land and culture are the very foundations of our civilization and they are increasingly becoming the basis for economic prosperity as they attract tourists and act as substitute for many communities’ survival in generating income after the decline of global traditional industries. Culture is perceived as being about the true nature of our lives past and present and has been recognized as an important area of tourism especially in those countries. READ MORE
Kampala – Uganda
Kampala district is within the geographical boundaries of the ancient Kingdom of Buganda in Central Uganda and it borders the district of Wakiso to its south, north and west and then Kiira Municipality to its east. The geographical coordinates of Kampala district are 00 19N, 32 35E. The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) gives the population of Kampala at 1,516,210 as per the 2014 population and housing Census. READ MORE
Kampala Executive Aviation. This provides flight services to both government and civilian passengers. It transports cargo, passengers, medical evacuation, Aerial flights and Uganda safari transfers. READ MORE
Sport Fishing in Uganda
Uganda is positioned on a raised basin that is in between the eastern and western arms of the East African rift valley and about 25% of its surface is covered by water. Uganda contains the largest lake in Africa and the second largest fresh water lake in the world – Lake Victoria which is also the source of the world’s longest Nile River. Uganda also features lakes like George, Kyoga, Edward, Albert, Mburo among others presenting an ideal habitat for counts of fish. READ MORE
Jinja – Uganda
Jinja is one of the districts found in Uganda. It is the second largest town in Uganda and also the second busiest Centre after Kampala. Jinja was established in 1907 and found in the southwestern Uganda about 87km by road from Kampala on grid reference0°25′28″N33°12′15″E. Jinja is found on the shore of Lake Victoria near the source of the Nile and surrounded by districts of Kamuli to the north, Mayuge and Iganga to the East and Mukono and Kayunga to the West. READ MORE