Although a small country by African standards, Uganda is nevertheless a vibrant and stimulating destination with incredibly warm and hospitable people as well as breathtaking natural landscapes and unforgettable wildlife.
Western Uganda in particular is teeming with national parks and wildlife reserves such as Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Katonga Wildlife Reserve and Rwenzori Mountains National Park and it is here in this region that you will find some of the best safaris in Uganda.
Safaris in Uganda include camping holidays, lodge holidays, overland holidays and even self-drive holidays, and they visit such exciting destinations as Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Mount Elgon National Park and of course the world renowned Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Safaris in Uganda primarily cater to those wishing to see gorillas and chimpanzees, however, the best safaris also allow you to see other wildlife in places such as Murchison Falls National Park where you can see buffalo, giraffes, lions, leopards, hyenas, crocodiles and hippos amongst other wildlife.
It can be said that the best safaris in Uganda are camping safaris as they allow you to get closer to nature and to experience the sights, sounds and smells of your surroundings up close and personal. However, there are also private campsites with hot showers and good facilities for those who like their home comforts.
From chimpanzees and gorillas to lions and leopards and from overland camping safaris to staying in luxurious lodges, you are sure to find a Ugandan safari to suit your interests and preferred method of travelling.
Source by Hannah L Green