Game drives on a Uganda Safari offer some of the best gaming views in the rich Savannah landscapes of Africa. On this safari tour, you will encounter the famous Big five on top of some rare animals like cheetahs and jackals in the wild while enjoying the beautiful fauna and flora the country is got to offer. There are three major game parks in Uganda that offer the best game drive wildlife safari experience along fascinating tracks and these include the following:
Murchison Falls National Park located in the North-Eastern side of the country the game park is regarded as the most diverse park in Uganda with lots of astonishing things to see. This great park is home to over 76 mammal species that can be easily spotted on an adventurous game drive along the Buligi game tracks in the northern bank of the park between the Albertine and Victoria Niles. Most of the park’s game can be seen on these tracks including dozens of elephants, herds of buffalos, towering giraffes, along with kobs, bushbucks, unusual-looking hartebeest and lions.
But there is one of a kind attraction that you cannot afford to miss out here, the breathtaking Murchison falls. And that is not all, chimpanzees trekking in Budongo forest another activity you should look out for, and a variety of birds that appeal to birders and sport fishing can also be done here.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is arguably the most visited and scenic park in Uganda. It’s quite popular for its tree climbing lions of Ishasha section that are part of the remarkable 95 mammal species found in the game park. For a classic African safari tour experience, drives along the Kasenyi trails, North Kazinga plains and the Ishasha sector offer views of huge dark elephants, lions, herds of Uganda kob, buffalos, warthogs, antelopes and baboons. Some other activities that can be done in the park are going on a thrilling boat launch along the Kazinga channel for much closer view of different bird species and water animals, chimp tracking in the Kyambura gorge, cultural encounters with the locals, cave tours and hot air balloon safaris for aerial views of the park.
Kidepo Valley National park is one of the few pristine parks in Africa with its rugged savannah plains. It’s home to over 86 mammal species that can be easily seen along the Naurus valley. Here you will find some of the rare animals that can only be found in this game park in Uganda like the cheetahs, aardwolf, mountain reedbuck and caracal among others. Predator animals like leopards, lions, bat-eared fox and the black-backed jackal can also be seen along with giraffes and buffaloes in abundance. A visit to the Kanangorok hot springs, the IK and Karamojong people for a rich cultural experience is also worthwhile.