Uganda Primates and Wildlife SafarisUganda is home to 10 national parks and 12 Wildlife Reserves, this makes it one of the best places to see wildlife in Africa. Of these, both Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Rwenzori Mountains National Park are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Wildlife highlights to see in Uganda include all the Big 5 animals, mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, monkeys, black-and-white colobus, elephant, golden cat, jackal, and giant forest hog.
Uganda is also great for birding and birders can enjoy looking out for over 1000 species of birds. Uganda is a landlocked country bordered by South Sudan in the north, Kenya in the East, Tanzania in the south, DR Congo in the west and Rwanda in the southwest. Uganda is covered by beautiful landscapes. Scenery is the most dramatic along the western and eastern borders. The western Rift valley runs from north to the south along the Uganda-Congo border. Uganda highest point is the 5110m Mountain Rwenzori found in the rift valley areas.
Uganda is also tagged as the “Peal of Africa” home to 50% of the only remaining mountain gorillas in the wild natural habitat, best known destination to see the Chimpanzees in the world, source of the world’s longest river, River Nile among other beautiful things to see here. Uganda even though is a landlocked country, it is home to various fresh water lakes notably Lake Victoria which covers much of the south eastern part of Uganda share with Kenya and Tanzania. Other fresh water lakes include Lake Kyoga, Lake Albert and Edward. Contact us here