Uganda Tourism – National Parks – Safari Destinations in Uganda & Tourist Sites in Uganda

Tourism in Uganda is the major foreign exchange earner, it is an investment business in Uganda and a source of employment. Tour operators in Uganda employ many people like the accountants, secretaries, drivers, guides and so many others. Tourists on uganda safari visit different National Parks like Bwindi impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Mt Elgon National Park, Semuliki National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Rwenzori Mountains National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park and so many others. Tourists carry out different activities such as boat cruise, game drives, gorilla tracking, chimpanzee trekking, water rafting, bugy jumping and so many others. There different craft centers that tourists visit and also buy some craft items.

Safaris in Uganda are organized by the tour companies and can be organized through Prime Uganda safaris & Tours Ltd.

National Parks – Safari Destinations in Uganda

Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest National Park

With plenty of tropical forest and interesting variety of animals, Kibale National Park (KNP) is one of the most fabulous and outstanding forest in Uganda. It accomodates the largest number of our neighbouring living relative, the harmed Chimpanzee, the the rare L’Hoest monkey plus the threatened red colobus monkey.READ MORE

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park Uganda

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

Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park

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 East Africa and the second highest peak in Uganda (Wagagai peak 4,321m).READ MORE

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Gazetted in 1991, the park covers an area of 33.7 Sq.km making it Uganda’s smallest national park. It is a second refigium 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

Semuliki National Park Uganda

Semuliki National Park Uganda

Gazetted in 1993, the park covers an area of about 220 Sq.km and is a 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

Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda

Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda

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 north eastern part of Uganda over 700kms from Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. Gazetted in 1962, it covers an area of about 1,442 Sq.km and is a home to 77 mammal species as well as 475 species of birds. A lot of wildlife can also be viewed in this park including; Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, Bush duiker among others. READ MORE

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park

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

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

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, the famous Kazinga channel that connects Lakes Edward and George, the exciting Kyambura gorge which is a home of chimpanzees and a number of crater lakes in the area makes it suitable for touring while on a Ugandan tour. 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

Air Charters

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

3 Days Uganda Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari

3 Days Uganda Bwindi Gorilla Trekking Safari; Entebbe/Kampala-Bwindi Gorilla Park From your hotel of residence, after breakfast our English driver guide will pick you from.

3 Days Gorilla Safari to Mgahinga National Park

3 Days Gorilla Safari to Mgahinga National Park; Setting off from Kampala to Kisoro which is approximately 540 km from Uganda’s Capital city after being briefed about the safari.

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas Safaris & Mburo Tour

4 Days Bwindi Gorillas Safaris & Mburo Tour; begins and ends in Kampala. The safari takes you to Lake Mburo National Park which is situated between Mbarara and Masaka in Western Uganda.

6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Trek

6 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari & Chimpanzee Trek; This Uganda Tour starts and finishes in Kampala. The tour takes you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Southwestern part of Uganda.

7 Days Chimps & Gorilla Safari in Uganda

7 Days Chimps & Gorilla Safari in Uganda; Depart from Kampala by road and head south-West to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. You will have a short stop at the Equator.

10 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour

10 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour; is designed to bring out the best in the famous Uganda safari parks of Murchison falls National Park, Kibale Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth NP.

12 Days Uganda Wildlife and Cultural safari

12 Days Uganda Wildlife and Cultural safari; is a unique tour that opens you to the virgin wilderness of Kidepo National Park where the game is alive and enchanting in its natural environment.

12 Days Uganda Primates Tour – National Park Safaris

12 Days Uganda Primates Tour – National Park Safaris; You will leave from Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park which is located in the Southern part of Uganda. Before you reach the park.

13 Days Uganda Gorilla Wildlife and Cultural safari

13 Days Uganda Gorilla Wildlife and Cultural safari; is a blend of wildlife, culture, scenery and gorillas. It brings out the best of Lake Mburo National Park well known for its horseback safaris.

15 Days Uganda Gorilla, wildlife & Cultural safari

15 Days Uganda Gorilla, wildlife & Cultural safari; is one of those comprehensive Uganda safari packages that you can ever have. It gives you an opportunity to explore 3/4 of Uganda.

16 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour

16 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour; is a detailed package that involves adventure, culture, wildlife, scenery, Chimpanzees and Gorillas. It takes you through the cosmopolitan city of Kampala.

17 Days Uganda safari

17 Days Uganda safari; entirely comprises of adventure, sightseeing, cultural, wild game and Chimpanzees. It takes you through the adventures of the Victoria Nile at Jinja.