Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda.
Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda.

Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda. Wildlife safaris In Uganda – game drives in Uganda

Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda. Uganda offers some of the greatest opportunities for Game and wildlife Safaris in the whole of Africa. Game and wildlife safaris in Uganda and any other destination in Africa are defined by driving through a savannah park in a four-by-four safari vehicle, guided by an expert local guide, viewing wild animals.

A game and wildlife safari takes you deep into the natural wilderness getting you closer to the big and small animals within the protected confines of a particular destination of choice.

The most thrilling Game and wildlife safaris in Uganda occur in four of the ten national parks: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National, Murchison Falls National Park, and Kidepo National Park.

Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda.

Murchison Falls National Game Park

Murchison Falls National Park Is Uganda’s largest savannah park and one of Uganda’s most Visited parks providing excellent guided safari game drives in Uganda.

A game and wildlife to Murchison falls national game park will lead you to four of Africa’s Big Five animals with only rhinos absent but can be accessed a few Kilometers at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Buffalo and elephants are particularly a common sight on game drives through Murchison fall national game park. The park has a rich population of lions that prey on the abundant Uganda kob. You’ll also catch sight of various antelope species like the oribi, Jackson’s hartebeest, waterbuck, grey duiker, and bushbuck.

While on a game and wildlife safari through Murchison Falls, You won’t miss sighting the large herds of the localized Rothschild’s giraffes on any safari game drive in the park. Though far from numerous, introverted leopards are most likely to be spotted around Pakuba.

Murchison Falls National Park is a bit isolated from the popular western circuit at least 200 kilometers from Kibale National Park, the nearest park. So, it’s usually the first or last stop on the best of Uganda safari holidays. Nonetheless, the Murchison Falls route, via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, is the only one that will assure you an encounter with Africa’s BIG FIVE game.

We recommend you spend at least two or more nights in Murchison and extend your love for the African savannah to the vast wilderness of Kidepo Valley or to the west to Queen Elizabeth, or Bwindi Impenetrable national game Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

If your dream has always been encountering lions on your safari holiday in Uganda, then wildlife and game safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park must feature on your itinerary. The park protects the highest number of lions in the country. However, finding lions on a safari game drive is always challenging anywhere in the wild and requires a good spotting local guide, luck, and perseverance.

Other animals tourists commonly encounter driving through the Queen Elizabeth savannah plains include enormous herds of elephants and buffalo. You’ll also spot out many interesting antelope species such as Uganda kob, topi, and bushbuck. The giant forest hog is unusually easy to spot.

Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda.

Kidepo Valley National Park

If you’re planning to stay longer in a single savannah park destination in Uganda, Kidepo National Park is your best choice. The park is a predator haven, protecting many predators found nowhere else in Uganda’s parks like the cheetah and black-backed jackal.

Common sightings on a safari game drive in Kidepo include the hunting dog, bat-eared fox, cheetah, striped hyena, caracal, aardwolf, Beisa Oryx, Lesser Kudu plus Grant’s gazelle, elephant, Orbis, Burchell’s zebras, Jackson’s hartebeests, bush pigs, cape buffaloes, bohor reedbuck, warthog, waterbuck, Rothschild giraffes, bush duskier and elands, bushbucks and zebra.

In addition to lions, leopards, and several small cats, a good local safari guide will spot out the side-striped jackal, Kongoni, black-backed jackal, and spotted hyena.

We recommend three or four nights in Kidepo National Park at Apoka Safari Camp, Nga’Moru Wilderness Camp, or Kidepo Safari Lodge to get a Mara-like experience with the ultimate privacy that exceptionally few safari parks can provide.

Top Destinations for Game and Wildlife Safaris in Uganda.

Lake Mburo National Park

If you have very little time yet want to spend some time in the wild, then Lake Mburo national game park is the perfect destination. A safari drive will spot substantial concentrations of impala, zebra, waterbuck, topi, and buffalo.

Because it is in the middle of Kampala the Capital and other destinations like Bwindi, lake Mburo is usually a resting point for long drives to the southwestern Uganda safari circuit, where tourists expect to find more wildlife action drama.

A typical wildlife safari through Lake Mburo will include a night or two in the park and then head deeper into the western safari circuit to track gorillas in Bwindi or explore the Rwenzori Mountains shadowed savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Lake Mburo national game park is recently known for being a perfect digestion for giraffe encounters in the whole Country.

Contact us with any inquiries and questions about conducting a game and wildlife safari in Uganda.

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