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7 Safari Activities To Indulge In During Stay In Uganda!

whitewater rafting uganda-300x224Uganda is one of the most scenic places, residing in Africa. Uganda is an incredibly varied nation that offers visitors a pretty much unlimited quantity of points of interest. There are various safari activities you can indulge in, once you are there! I am going to list 7 activities which can provide you an enthralling experience in Uganda.

1.Wildlife Drive:- To gain the opportunity of wildlife drives, Uganda offers 4 national parks namely Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth, Kidepo Valley and Lake Mburo. Queen Elizabeth has the highest number of species of any park in Uganda. You can see a wide population of giraffes in Murchison, whereas Lake Mburo is famous for zebras.

2.Bungee Jumping- Jump and touch the sky, because sky is the limit! This activity is done at the source of the river Nile in Jinja.

3.Mountain Climbing- For mountain climbing, you may hit the Rwenzori Mountains and Mount Elgon. Rwenzori Mountains provides the most challenging mountain experience. Mount Elgon is an affordable option and ideal for a casual climber. You can also explore and try to climb the 3 volcanoes in Uganda, namely Mt Muhavura, Mt Sabinyo and Mt Mgahinga.

4.Bird Watching- Tranquility would be your feeling while enjoying looking at the birds. Even amateurs will be amazed by the diversity of beauty among Uganda’s bird life as Uganda offers more than 1000 bird species. You may view Albertine rift endemics in Semliki and the north east Kidepo Valley National Park.

5. Gorilla Trekking- This is actually one of the most important reasons why people love travelling in Uganda. You may trek to the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable and Mgahinga Gorilla national parks in the south west.

6. Chimpanzee Tracking- There are various places where viewing chimpanzees is possible in Uganda. You may visit Budongo central forest reserve (part of Murchison falls national park), Kyambura gorge, part of queen Elizabeth national park and Kibale forest national park.To guarantee seeing chimpanzees the sanctuary on Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria is the place to go, the chimps here live in a semi-tame, protected environment.

7.White Water Rafting- This is one of the most thrilling activities that Uganda has in store to offer. White water rafting in Uganda, is carried out in the might Nile river, and is one of the most enthralling activity to look out for.


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