There is a lot to see and a lot of tourist activities to enjoy a on a Uganda safari.
There are several tour companies in the country like African Jungle Adventures Ltd, Gorilla Expeditions Ltd and others who are well in positioned to organize safaris and visits including these interesting tourist activities and many others. Here are some of the main and interesting tourist activities to enjoy in Uganda.
Uganda being the home of almost half of the remaining population of mountain gorillas in the world, this has made gorilla trekking one of the best interesting tourist activities to enjoy in the country, thousands of tourists travel from different parts of the world to come to Uganda to visit these interesting rare and endangered primates. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is done in two national parks that is Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla national park all of the in the southwestern part of the country. Gorilla habituation experience in Rushaga Bwindi gives tourists a enough time to spend with the mountain gorillas.
The country being home to variety of different bird species this makes it a perfect destination for bird lovers. The climatic condition of the country is conducive throughout the whole year and along these lines, different species of bird continue flying in from far and wide. You can also enjoy bird watching during the boat cruise where birds are always seen by the banks of the abundant water bodies and furthermore during game drives through the national parks like Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park and others. There is a variety of destination from where you can enjoy different bird species in the country the thing which make Uganda a popular birding destination.
Game drives through national parks in Uganda are quite amazing and allow visitors to encounter more wildlife in the country including lions, elephants, leopards, giraffes buffaloes among so many other animal species all spread out among Uganda National Parks.
There are a lot of animals you can encounter while on these game drives, they are normally done in the morning and afternoon when the predators are out in the open hoping to jump on their prey. Game drives are normally done in Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Semuliki National Park and other national parks.
White water rafting
White water rafting on the Nile River is an awesome way to explore the Busoga region (Jinja) Eastern part of Uganda. Rafting is done on the world’s longest river and a full day rafting session covers a distance of around 21 kilometers. White water rafting is best done in groups on the off chance that it is to be completely enjoyed as you go through the huge water rapids on the River Nile.
Uganda mountain climbing adventures are for the most interesting of visitors and are done on the Rwenzori Mountains up to the snow-topped Margherita Peak, the most astounding point in Uganda and on Mount Elgon via the magnificent Sipi Falls. Mountain Hiking safaris in Uganda are done throughout the entire year.