The "big five" adventure starts with the Rhinos in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. The sanctuary breeds tens of rhinos and habors a number of game including hippos, antelops and crocodiles. Next is the morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park that completes the "big five" and experience lots of wildife including buffalos, lions, elephants, giraffes, waterbucks, jackson's hartebeests, Uganda kobs, wartogs, and leopards.
Murchison Falls National Park is popular for its perse game viewing and the iconic Murchison Falls. The park is endowed with lots of game including four of the "big five" (elephants, lions, bufallos and leopards). The Rhinos (which complete the list of the "big five") that once graced the park were phased out by poachers who killed them for their horns. The Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary was set up near Murchison Falls National Park to reintroduce the Rhinos in Uganda.The sanctuary now breeds tens of Rhinos that are available to visitors.
This safari package takes you through the primates in Kibale National Park and wildlife spotting in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Both parks are relatively close to each other and have common factors of Elephants that cross back and forth into the two parks plus the chimpanzees. They are both found in western Uganda with easy access from Kampala-Fortpotal Highway.
Kibale National Park is renowned for its diverse primate species and the moist evergreen and semi-deciduous forest eco system.The most prominent primate species in the park are man's closest relatives, the chimpanzees. Several communities of chimpanzees in Kibale National Park have been habituated for tracking and human interaction.
Located in Murchison Falls National Park Budongo Forest Reserve is 793 square kilometers of which only 53% forest and the rest grassland. Budongo Forest boasts of a high biopersity with 24 species if small animals 9 of which are primates, 465 species of trees and shrubs, 359 species of birds, 289 species of butterflies and 130 species of moths. The forest is renowned for its high number of mahogany trees and chimpanzees. The forest is believed to contain some 600-700 chimpanzees.
This 1 day Ngamba Island chimp tour takes you to the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary started in 1998 is situated on the Victoria Lake (fresh water lake in Uganda) with its major aim of keeping and caring for the rescued orphaned chimpanzees mainly from poachers or by the wild encroachers. Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary surrounded by the fresh waters of Lake Victoria is now a home to 49 chimpanzees with 20 male and 29 female chimps. Amongst these, 46 are orphaned chimps and the three (3) were luckily born on this Island.
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