Uganda has several national parks but not all are good for wildlife safaris. However, the key for right destinations is to consider your interest and share it with your tour consultant on ground that has all the updated knowledge about Uganda and its tourism attractions. Then together you can make the best choice for your Uganda safari in line with your interest.  There are 10 national parks in Uganda protecting a wide range of flora and fauna. The national park system of Uganda is maintained by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Here is a list of the top Uganda national parks   to see wildlife and primates and each has their own unique factor that could fit your interest.

List of National Parks
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Murchison Falls National Park
Kibale National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park
Lake Mburo National Park
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Mount Elgon National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Semuliki National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Considered by many as the top wildlife safari park in Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National park features a savannah vegetation, remarkable wildlife, birdlife and primates. Tourists enjoy game viewing, boat cruise, chimpanzee trekking with no off road game driving during the day. Its stretches from the crater dotted foothills of Rwenzori range in the north to the shores of Lake Edward   to ishasha a famous sector for tree climbing lions.

The park scenic beauty has led to plenty of accommodation facilities both luxury and budget making Queen Elizabeth the most affordable safari destination in Uganda. Interestingly all park visitors watch the same wildlife and other park biodiversities all year with number limitations for conservation purposes. In fact Queen Elizabeth has the best value for Uganda wildlife safaris and would recommend it for anyone seeking to see wildlife, birds and primates.

Bwindi Forest National Park

Bwindi is a classic Uganda safari capital where it all begins.Bwindi National park remains the most beautiful wild park for seeing the rare mountain gorillas and other primates. Trekking gorillas in Bwindi forest has no time and season so visitors are free to discover the hidden jungle forest beauty any time of the year. Bwindi forest is diverse with vibrant culture of the Batwa people and a wide range if activities. Quality nature walks, bird watching, hiking, biking, gorilla trekking, monkey walk, waterfall visit, community retreat, and riding a bicycle for a women are all available. The conservation of endangered mountain gorillas has really lifted the quality of gorilla tourism in Uganda.

Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo is an exceptional destination for Uganda wildlife safaris .The Park has plenty of wildlife including the big five, birdlife and unique culture if Karamajongs.Wildife viewing and cultural excursions are equally impressive with excellent photo captions and memories. It’s very possible to enjoy wildlife all day, in the morning, afternoon at your lodge and in evenings. For wildlife lovers, Kidepo Valley is a great wildlife safari destination in Uganda that has a wonderful reputation of all visitors to the park. The best way to visit would be by road and also air means of travel.

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison falls is a special wildlife destination as it has some of the most dramatic scenery of the might Nile falls in Africa. The top of the falls is one of the most loved places in Uganda, the game viewing area is very spectacular and Budongo forest for chimpanzees is another scenic point not to be missed on your trip to Uganda. Murchison falls National Park is an outstanding park and Uganda’s best place to see most of the attractive wildlife as well as the big five. Wildlife specialists find it paradise with a stop at the Rhino sanctuary and later view other park wildlife as well as the nature eye catching Nile waters. Other wildlife parks in Uganda include Lake Mburo National Park and Kibale forest, semulik though you can check out other forest reserves and primate sanctuaries like Ngamba Island.

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