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Amazing Wildlife, Gorilla Trekking, Captivating Cultures and friendly People
Uganda safari experience will be where you will sit with mountain gorillas in their natural rainforest habitat! In the extraordinary Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, you will have a 90% success rate in finding habituated gorilla family groups.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda has become one of Africa’s most powerful wildlife experiences. The Uganda government strict natural conservation the gorilla population is increasing. Uganda safari is not only about gorillas in rainforests: this landlocked East African country is home to a range of diverse national parks and is a strong contender for one of the world’s best bird watching paradise. Murchison Falls or Queen Elizabeth National Park for classic big game viewing, chimpanzee trekking and river cruises and white water rafting along the Nile river – near the source of the great river in Africa. In Kabale in the south is a huge wildlife corridor at Queen Elizabeth National Park that is used by migrating elephants in search of water, a combination of rain forest and lash grasslands inhabited by chimpanzees as well as at least a dozen other primate species. A good area for those who want to trek for primates and over 300 recorded bird spices, a haven for ornithologists.
Uganda, is a hilly country with many lakes and mountains, with limited infrastructure but has a variety of good safari accommodation. The country is an ideal destination for wildlife lovers, bird watching enthusiasts. You can combine your safari holiday other two wild life countries (Kenya and Tanzania) to get a memorable East African safari experience.
Where to Go in Uganda
Being small and landlocked country with 25% of the land lakes and rivers, Uganda is parked with places to explore. Mountainous, forested Bwindi National Park is where you will find gorilla treks and combine your expedition with the savannah reserves, lowland rainforests and enchanting lakes.
Best Time to Go to Uganda
The county’s raised topography means a cooler climate, although its regarded as a year round activity the best time to visit Uganda for gorilla treks is in the two dry months of January and February and from June to September.
The game viewing months for wildlife in the Uganda’s savannah parks is best at the end of the dry seasons – February and March where wildlife is concentrated in the water bodies. Bird watching is good all year round but superb peak between November and April when migrant species are gathered. Its recommended recommend to avoid Uganda safari during the months of heavy rains of April and May.