Commonly Visited National Parks In Uganda : Uganda is a rich blessed country and it is referred to as “the Pearl of Africa” hence, which ranks it among the top visited while one is planning and looking for the country to go on their safari. Uganda always comes in as the best option because it is country with many attracting things that make ones safari a successful one for example; it has many different cultures and tribes where all these people have a different way of lifestyle and speak different languages which is always interesting for tourists to watch, it is surrounded by stunning water bodies such as; lake Victoria which is the largest lake in Uganda, lake katwe which is famously known for salt mining processes, River Nile, lake Albert, Lake Kyoga among others. More so, this country has beautiful landscapes, which tourists explore in most especially those who enjoy going for road trips. However, Uganda is also known to be among the best top destinations where tourists can choose to go to while they planning to go on an adventurous safari because it has around 10 national parks and 12 game drives and the unique part about these national parks is that they all have different attractions within them which makes it worth to visit each park on its own. These national parks are all managed by a government agency programme, which is known as “Uganda Wildlife Authority” whose role is to conserve and protect all these national parks from dangerous activities like poaching which always lead to reduction of wildlife species in the parks. More so, the fact that these parks are many, there are those that are those that are ranked as the commonly visited and they include;
Commonly visited National parks in the country.
Murchison falls national park.
Murchison falls national park is famously known as the largest national park in Uganda which covers a total surface area of about 3900 square kilometers and it is located in Masindi district. Murchison falls national park is considered to be among the top visited parks because it has wildlife creatures those tourists can spot while on their adventurous safari. Therefore, this park is a home to over 450 bird species and 76 mammal species such as; lions, Nile crocodiles, African Elephants, leopards, chimpanzees, giraffes, hippos, bush bucks, hyenas and many others. more so, visiting in Murchison falls national park gives tourists other chances and ways to explore through the park by engaging themselves in many other exciting activities which help them gain new experiences and create good and remarkable memories such as; game drives, hiking to the top of the falls, Rhino tracking, bird watching, Wildlife viewing, guided nature walks and many others.
More so, Murchison falls national park offers tourists with comfortable and affordable accommodation facilities where to stay and have a good rest. However, these lodging facilities are put in different ranges and classes such as; budget, mid-range and luxury. These accommodation facilities include; Chobe safari lodge, Paraa safari lodge, Yebo safari camp, Murchison safari lodge, Sambiya river lodge among others.
Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Queen Elizabeth national park is the second largest national park in the country covering a total surface area of about 1980 square kilometers and it is located in the western region of Uganda Kasese district. Queen Elizabeth national park was named after the visit of the Queen of England and it was established as a national park in 1954. This national park is ranked as the most visited national park in the country because it is the only place where tourists can be able to sight see the tree-climbing lions and they are usually spotted roaming within the savannah plains in the Ishasha sector. Apart from the tree-climbing lions, this national park is also a home to over 95 mammal species such as; baboons, Nile crocodiles, zebras, antelopes, giraffes, leopards, Nile monitor lizards and many others. More so, this national park is considered as the best destination for bird lovers to visit because it harbours around 600 bird species, Commonly Visited National Parks In Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National park.
Bwindi impenetrable national park is located in the Southwestern region of Uganda in Kanungu district covering a total surface area of about 331 square kilometers. This national park is ranked among the top visited national parks in the country because it the best destination where tourists can go for a gorilla trekking safaris due to the fact that has the largest number of the Mountain gorilla species in the whole world hence attracting many people to visit the park. therefore, Bwindi Impenetrable national park is a home to over 800 endangered mountain gorilla species, 350 bird species, 120 mammal species like; hippos, antelopes, buffaloes among others and also 400 plant species.
Tourists exploring around Bwindi Impenetrable national park are always given great opportunities to participate in several interesting activities such as; guided nature walks, gorilla trekking, gorilla habituation, bird watching, biking, visiting the Batwa trail experience. More so, Bwindi impenetrable national park offers tourists with comfortable accommodation facilities where they can have their stay and these lodging facilities include; Silverback lodge, Gorilla safari lodge, Buhoma community camp, Nkuringo Gorilla mist camp, Gorilla resort, Gorilla safari lodge and Sanctuary gorilla forest camp and many others.
The above-mentioned are considered the top visited parks in the country but there are many other parks that tourists can visit while on a safari in Uganda and these include; Kidepo valley national park, semuliki national park, Mgahinga Gorilla national park, Rwenzori Mountains national park, Kibale national park and many others.
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