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The safaris in Uganda are very unique and exceptional. The spectacular landscapes, vegetations and boat trips in three of National Parks are so unique. Take a boat trip to the top of the falls in Murchison National Park and see huge hippos & crocodiles at a close range. Bathing elephants and buffalos are common features as you cruise on water for 2-3 hours.
Game drives are common phenomenon very early and late afternoon. It’s interesting to see lion in Murchison National Park as you drive from Pakuba Airstrip to Delta along the waters of the Nile at 6am. Do not fear to drive close to a lion with a dozen cars.
In L. Mburo National Park is very safe to do an authentic game walk. Together with the guide and a game scout you will walk through the park very safely.
Tree-climbing lions are common features in the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Ishasa. This is the most sought after animal by the tourists.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley is the only National Park in the whole of Africa where you can glass the horizon and have the whole park by yourself. The great savanna, the landscapes, hills and valleys, and the mountains on the background puts you at the most secret and beautiful point on earth. The beauty of this park far exceeds the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. This park is a host to almost all species of animals in Uganda ranging from jackal, greater and lesser kudu, roan antelope, gazelle, lion, elephant, giraffe, leopard, ostrich, cheetah, eland and many others not forgetting it’s a home to the karamajong pastoralists. The park is located in the extreme North east of the country bordering Sudan and Kenya, Kidepo Valley National Park covers an area of 1,344 sq.km.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest park in Uganda covering on area of over 3,840 sq kms. This Park is one of the most beautiful with its magnificent scenery, spectacular waterfalls and high concentration of wildlife species. A journey to this park is approximately 350 km from Kampala heading North.
The longest African river, the Nile divides the park into North and South sections with spectacular Murchison Falls dropping some 40 meters through a narrow gorge. This park and the waterfalls attract large numbers of tourists throughout the year. A boat ride up the river provides perfect opportunity to view and photograph animals. Available wildlife in this park include giraffe, hippo, lion, leopard, buffalo, crocodiles, elephants, hartebeest, waterbuck, Uganda Kob and more than 450 bird species including the magnificent and rare shoebill stork. Activities in the park include boat launch, game drives, forest walks, sport fishing and bird watching.
Queen Elizabeth N.P
The park covers an area of almost 2,000 sq km and lies between the Ruwenzori Mountains to the North and Lake George on the East and Lake Edward to the west linked by Kazinga channel the natural waterways and approx 470kms from Kampala.
This park once suffered from heavy poaching and the effect can still be felt on wildlife population, but recent conservation efforts have restored much of the game and it now claims to be one of the best places on the continent to see high concentrations of hippos. Other animals found in this park are elephant, Cape buffalo, Ugandan kob, lions including the famous tree climbing, leopards, variety of antelope, baboons and chimpanzees.
There are over 500 different species of birds making it an excellent destination for ornithologists. A boat trip along the Kazinga channel between Lake George and Edward is a rewarding method of game and bird viewing. The game drives are great and it’s incomplete not until one drives to Ishasa to see the tree climbing lions.
Lake Mburo N.P
Lake Mburo National is located 420kms south west of Kampala and the park covers 260sq km. It is one of the most popular parks, due to its relatively close location to Kampala, being particularly busy with city weekend visitors.
The landscape consists mainly of savannah and the area contains four lakes. The open valleys on the western side of the game offer the best game viewing opportunities, with large herds of elephants and buffalo roaming the land. Other wildlife encountered include; leopard, hyena hippo, topi, eland zebra and a large variety of antelope including the rare Impala. It is the perfect destination for ornithologists, a huge variety of birds is found within the park particularly round the lakes, including Bronze-tailed starling, Marabou stork, Crowned Crane and bee-eaters.
It's the one National park where you can do a walking safari, boat safari, and game drives.