Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, and is situated along the Democratic Republic of Congo border next to the Virunga National Park and on the edge of the western Great Rift Valley and a 9-10hrs drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park will take you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, It also comprises of 331 square kilometres of jungle forests and contains both montane and lowland forest and is accessible only on foot.
Kibale National Park is a national park in western Uganda protecting moist evergreen rain forest. The park was created in 1993 to protect a large area of forest previously managed as a logged Forest Reserve (gazetted in 1932). The park adjoins with Queen Elizabeth National Park and is an important eco-tourism and safari destination, popular for its population of habituated chimpanzees and 12 other species of primates.
Lake Mburo National Park in western uganda where you can find giraffes, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles, zebras, elands and many other antelopes.
Lake Mburo National Park is located in Mbarara District in western Uganda. The park is situated about 30 kilometres (19 mi), by road, east of Mbarara, the largest city in the sub-region. This location is approximately 240 kilometres (150 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.
Murchison falls National Park is Uganda's biggest wildlife park where you find lions, elephants, crocodiles, hippos, buffalos, giraffes, jackson's heartbeats, waterbucks, warthogs, oribis and chimpanzees in Budongo forest.
Murchison Falls National Park the largest National Park in Uganda is located in the North western part of Uganda at 3840sq km; A 5-6hrs drive will take you through the main Gate at Kichumbanyobo gate, and will be welcomed by the shying away baboons through kaniyo Pabidi forest which is also common with chimp trekking.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in southwestern Uganda. It occupies an area of 764 square miles (1,978 square km) in a region of rolling plains east of Lake Edward and foothills south of the Rwenzori Mountains.
The park is named after Queen Elizabeth II and was established in 1952.the park is known for its wildlife; among the species are hippopotamuses, elephants, leopards, lions and chimpanzees. It is now home to 95 species of mammals and over 500 species of birds. The area around Ishasha in the southern sector of the park is known for tree climbing lions.
Kidepo Valley National park is Located in the North Eastern part of Uganda on the Boarder of Uganda and Sudan. The park measures a distance of 1,442 sq-km and boasts of a great number of animal species more than any other park in Uganda. The park's Game viewing is far the best with lots of game like the bush duikers, leopards, cheatahs, strped hyenas, lesser kudus, buffaloes, jackals, lots of antelopes, bush babies and lots more Game, not to missed are the ostriches.
Mountain Elgon which is the forth highest mountain in East Africa, (locally known as Masaba) is found in the Eastern part of Uganda around 238km on the Kampala-Jinja Highway through Mbale town to Kapchorwa. The mountain borders Uganda in the east and to the west in Kenya. It is an extinct volcano reaching 4321m high the park has magnificent waterfalls, caves, gorges, and hotsprings. It is also excellent for hiking there are no major technical climbing skills required and all major peaks are accessible to hikersthe full treking circuiot takes 4-5 days but 3 days hikes are also available.
Rwenzori Mountain is located in south western Uganda in Kasese comprising of Mount Stanley with 5,109m high as the highest peak, Mount Speke 4,890m high, Mount Baker 4,843m high, Mount Emin 4,798m high, Mount Gessi 4,715m high, and Mount Luigi di Savoia 4,627m high. Mount Stanley is the largest with many summits and Margherita peak being the highest point.
Semuliki National Park is made up of the far-flung western side of the Rwenzori as the easternmost extension of the immense Ituri forest of the Congo basin prevails in the extreme west of Uganda to form the park. The forest forms a continuum along the Democratic Republic of Congo-Uganda border that is in the western arm of the East African rift valley. With its rich flora, fauna and bio-diversity, it is one of the few most ancient forests that survived the last ice age about 12-18,000 years ago.
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