National Parks

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

A great tourist spot for mountain gorilla tracking in Uganda. Bwindi national park is a home to half of the world’s remaining population of these gigantic apes with about 400 individuals. This is according to the 2011 census. This is the most popular national park in Uganda and is about 8-10hrs drive from Kampala, the capital city of the country.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The park is named after Queen Elizabeth II and covers the entire Kazinga channel that connects Lake Gorge to Lake Edward. Queen Elizabeth National Park located in Western Uganda is the home of many wildlife species and a game drive here is pretty rewarding. The national park is also popular to be the birder’s paradise with about 611 bird species.

Murchison Falls National Park

The scenic view of the Murchison Falls is really stunning!! This park is situated at the northern tip of the Albertine Rift Valley. As one of Uganda’s oldest conservation places, a wide variety of animal and bird species are making their habitat in here. Various activities can be done while touring in the park such as chimpanzee tracking, game drive, and boat ride.

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

This is known as ‘The Mountains of the Moon’, situated a few kilometers on the north of the equator in Western Uganda. The Rwenzori Mountains N.P is about 4,000 meters above the ground level of the Albertine Rift Valley. The presence of the glaciers, lakes, and waterfalls makes the park a very beautiful alpine area in Africa. The highest peak is Margherita peak (5109m) and takes a minimum of 8 Days. Also other short trips are available to different peaks of the Mountain.

Lake Mburo National Park

It is just 3hrs drive from Kampala, Uganda’s capital. Lake Mburo National Park is tourist spot in Uganda that is popular for its abundance in biodiversity due to the various micro-climate that the area displays. Antelope species such as the Impala is abundant in the park where the name of the capital city Kampala is derived. Other animal like Zebras and bird species abound around the park.

Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park is the remotest national park of uganda. Located in north western Uganda, Kidepo is one of the best national parks in Africa. No wonder it has been ranked among the best 10 National Parks in Africa by several Travel Guides including the Lonely Planet, CNN Travel and more. Read More