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Why you should visit Kidepo valley national park

Miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the North-Eastern corner of Uganda is a national park so remote yet worth all the hours of travel; Kidepo Valley National Park for your Uganda safari. Gazetted as national park in 1962 and named 3rd best safari park in Africa by CNN in 2017, the park sits on 1442 square kilometers of open Savannah terrains, vast plains and mountainous landscape, sights quenching the thirst of an adventurous spirit and …

Experience the Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National park

The Kazinga Channel is a 40 km long water channel connecting lake Edward and Lake George both located in Queen Elizabeth national park. Lake George is found in the eastern part of the park and lake Edward is in the western side of the park shared between Uganda and DR Congo. If you are on a Uganda safari or on a gorilla trekking through Uganda, you want to include safari to Queen Elizabeth national park and consequently add Kazinga channel …

The Lake Victoria Mini Safari – Uganda

So you have spent a good number of days hiking up the hills of Bwindi Impenetrable national Park while on a gorilla trekking Uganda Safari, or an adventure of a game drive in Murchison falls National Park and still have a few days left before you leave Uganda; I have an idea for you. Lake Victoria: this lake is so many things to Uganda and the world at large. Statistically it is the second largest fresh water lake coming after …

Top Activities to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of Uganda’s oldest and most popular game parks for Uganda safaris. It is found in South Western Uganda bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Park is home to variety of wildlife and boasts a range of attractions and interesting activities that make it truly gifted by nature. Kagera Safaris provides you with our suggested list of the top 5 things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park. GAME DRIVES The major highlight of …

5 Things To Do In The Vibrant Kampala City

Are you in Kampala or do you plan to visit Kampala soon? Welcome to the capital of Uganda – the Pearl of Africa. Kampala is major city in Uganda making it a grand centre of convergence for diversity. There is a myriad of tribes and races in Uganda and you are likely to find each represented in Kampala. Therefore you look forward to the experiences you will gather in this bustling city. We compiled a list of 5 things you …

5 Things to do in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

The wonder filled town of Kisoro is where Mgahinga Gorilla National Park stands amidst the grandeur of three of the Virunga Volcanoes. The Park is a cocktail of rain and bamboo forests, golden monkeys, silverbacks and deservedly described as the place where Gold meets Silver. You may access the park by road or by air from Entebbe to the Kisoro airstrip. Bordered to the south by Rwanda and to the west by the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mgahinga Gorilla National …

Top 5 things to do at Lake Mburo national park

Five lakes, Acacia woodland, an assortment of wildlife, woody gorges and rocky ranges are a sneak peek at what Lake Mburo National park is. Sights and sounds are not all this park has to offer but an experience that will stay with you for ages; an experience that can fit in a two day safari or three day safari if that is all you have to spare. It is the smallest park in Uganda with 260 square kilometer acreage yet …

10 Things to pack for your African – Ugandan Safari

Just like shoes can determine a day’s worth peace of mind, mood and confidence, what you pack for your African/ Uganda safari will determine how much you will enjoy yourself. Imagine the plight of realizing you did not carry a camera charger or extra batteries for it miles deep in the wild. Tales and memories that grow distant with age and time will be all you are left with after that trip. We zero it down to this list of …

A Cultural Safari Experience at IGONGO CULTURAL CENTER and MUSEUM

15 kilometers north of Mbarara district in Biharwe town along the Masaka-Mbarara highway is where you will find Igongo Cultural Center and Museum. If you are driving from Kampala it is 15 kilometers before Mbarara town on the right where you cannot miss it. The few hours you will spend there will take you centuries back into Uganda’s rich heritage learning a lot about the culture and history of the Ankore people. This makes for a perfect stopover for lunch …

Lake Mutanda; The LESS Explored Beauty

Kisoro town is a conglomerate of nature’s best features; scenic landscape, mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, undulating hills, fresh water bodies and volcano peaks peering through the hazy atmosphere. In this variety of beauty is a little lake called Mutanda. It stands 14 kilometers away from Kisoro town and is huddled at the base of the three volcano peaks; Muhabura, Gahinga and Sabinyo which together make up the Mgahinga gorilla national park. A panoramic view of the peaks is what your …