Game drive safari destinations in Uganda : Uganda is far yonder beautiful from the cool and welcoming people to the green lush flora and tropical climate. There are over ten national parks and more than  3 national parks are ideal for the game drive endpoints where you Sightsee the prettiness of Uganda meeting the big five mammals, wild cats and other species in the wild while on a game drive. With all the lovely creations in Uganda and the different areas that u can go to and have the best time of your life from, Uganda wildlife safari has brought you the top best games safari destinations in Uganda and are these below.

Murchison fall national park

Murchison falls National Park is one of the largest conservation areas covering an area of 3,893 square kilometers. Murchison falls National Park is bisected into the northern and southern bank separated by the Nile River flowing into Lake Albert. The largest conservation area features Murchison falls national park, Budongo forest, Bugungu and Karuma falls where the Nile explodes from the narrow gorge forming the Murchison falls.

Game drive safari destinations in Uganda
Game drives in Murchison fall national park

Murchison falls national park hosts a quite number of wildlife species; over 76 mammal including the Buffaloes, Jackson hartebeests, Antelopes, Lions, Kobs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Bushbucks, and Warthogs among others. They are widely spread all over the Savannah grasslands, grazing or hunting for prey. This makes the park’s landscape so amazing for game viewing/game driving. Crocodiles and hippos can be spotted at a close distance during the launch cruise on the southern bank of the Nile River. Other attractions in Murchison falls national parks include a record of 451 bird species including the rare Shoebill Stock, Goliath Heron  Blue-headed Coucal, Swamp Flycatcher, Squacco Heron, African Jacana, Sandpipers, Denham’s Bustard, Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill, Black-billed Barbet, Black-headed Gonolek, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, Piapiac, Silver bird, Weaver Birds, Pied, Giant and Malachite Kingfishers, Red-throated Bee-eater, White-browed Sparrow Weaver, Speckle-fronted Weaver and African Quail-Finch, Game drive safari destinations in Uganda

Queen Elizabeth national park                                                                       

The most tourist destination named after Queen Elizabeth 11 during her visit. Queen Elizabeth national park was founded in 1952 and covers an area of 1978 square kilometers inhabited by 96 species of mammals including elephants, herds of buffaloes, warthog, jackals, Uganda kobs, bush backs, which you can all spot at the different tracks in queen. A game drive safaris best in the morning where you will be able to the big cats like lions, leopards, hyenas and jackals from catching their prey. There are also a quite number of primates in Kyambura gorge and Kariju forest. The park is also a birders destination which includes 612 bird species such as the uncommon Martial Eagle, Eagle Owl, Papyrus Gonolek, Lesser & Greater Flamingos, White tailed lark, Verraux’s Eagle Owl and the rare Shoe Bill.

Lake Mburo national park

Lake Mburo national park one of the smallest national parks with a quite number of tourist attractions ranging from the 13 lakes where you will be able to spot hippos, crocodiles, and spot fishing. The park is also home to 97 specie mammals including zebras, oribi, herds of buffalos, water buck, hippos, leopard, reedbucks, impalas, elands as well as the hyenas. During game drive you can spot all these mammals at different tracks in the park. The park is as well as birders destination with over 313 different bird species including the rare Shoebill stork and White-winged Warbler. Other bird  species include  Crested Francolin, Emerald-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Barefaced Go-away bird, common Quails, Black-billed Barbet, Greenwood Hoopoe, Blue-napped Mouse bird, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, Nubian Woodpecker, Trilling Cisticola a drive towards Rwonyo camp may reveal Coqui Francolin, Rednecked spur fowl, Black Bellied Bustard, Temminck’s Courser, African-wattled Plover Rufous nap

Kidepo national park

Kidepo valley national park is the furthest park with rear species of wildlife like cheetahs bat-eared Fox, Carcal, and Klipspringer you will never find anywhere else. The Narus River is ideal for game drive where you spot more species large population of Elephant, Oribis, Zebras, and herds of Buffalo, Bohor Reed-buck, Water buck and Kongoni. Predators such Spotted Hyena, lions and Leopard are in plenty and frequently seen. Amidst the dry thorn thickets in the north are home to Dik, Senegal Galago and Guenther’s, striped Jackal may also be visible as well as White-tailed Mongoose is common but more likely to be found on a night drive. The park is also home to different bird species such as Vinaceous Dove, Hoopoe, Nubian Woodpecker, Mosque Swallow, Ruppell’s and Superb Starlings, Scarlet-chested Sunbird, Little Weaver and Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu. Above are the Game drive safari destinations in Uganda to be explored on your Africa safari

Game drive safari destinations in Uganda
Kidepo Game drives

Other activities that can be done after game safaris in Uganda

with all the flora and fauna in Uganda it is highly impossible to miss out on what to do when in Uganda because the country is blessed with different physical features and thousands of what to do activities and all these help out in contribution the fun moments in Uganda and these are some of the additional activities that can be done while on a game safari in Uganda.

White Water Rafting

Hot Air Balloon Safari

Sport Fishing

Mountaineering and Hiking

Golf Safari


Horse Back Riding

Quad Biking

Cycling and Mountain Biking


Stand Up Paddle

River Boarding or Surfing

Jet Boating

Boat Cruise

Family Float

Packing list for a game safaris in Uganda

there are some of the packing lists that you may need to follow in order to have a safe and nice game safari in Uganda so as to have a mind thrilling venture, and these may include: Your clothing should be lightweight, breathable, hand-washable, and quick-drying, preferably moisture-wicking and non-cotton.

Long trousers (zip-off pants are very useful)

Shorts, mid-thigh or longer

Short-sleeved shirts


Sweater, jacket, windbreaker

Raincoat and/ or rain poncho

Sun hat


Sunscreen crème.

And so very many others that you may need to have according to your packing will but remember to carry these as well.

game safaris is an activity that and tourists to Uganda love to consider first before anything else because of its lovely offers that it gives to them get to see game in its true habitant and  learn more about them on your Uganda wildlife safari.

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