5 Facts about Mountain Gorillas

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Everyday there are people at the briefing area in the different sector of Bwindi impenetrable national park excited to start their gorilla trek as part of the Uganda gorilla trekking safari. They set out into the jungles of Bwindi forest and Mgahinga gorilla national park to have a close encounter with mountain gorillas and learn about them. Bwindi impenetrable national park has the highest number of mountain gorillas with the remainder of the populations split between the Virunga national park …

10 Activities to include on your Uganda Safari

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A Uganda safari can be an adventure packed, soul soothing or memory worth keeping for life. It is also possible that your holiday spent on a safari to Uganda could be less adventurous, underutilized or even frustrating when one does not have a plan on what activities to do while in Uganda. Here is a list of ten things you can add onto your to-do list while on your Uganda safari to make it worthwhile. 1. Gorilla trekking Exploring the …

Gorilla Habituation Experience in Bwindi National park Uganda

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He detangles soft branches intertwined to block your path while simultaneously holding up a hanging branch to make way for you. You attempt to tread quietly, stealthily but you cannot help the speed in each step after you have caught a glimpse them. A black furry gorilla climbs up some branches to pick leaves; another is rolling left-right, left-right in a merry rhythm, there’s a mother gorilla lying on a bed of leaves; two of her young ones take turns …

Why you should visit Kidepo valley national park

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 …