UGANDA NATIONAL PARKS
Uganda is blessed with a count of ten (10) National Parks that are located in different parts of the country. These Uganda National Parks parks maintain a distinct uniqueness though there are similarities that they share in common. The Uganda National Parks form a major habitat and a custodian for tourism resources especially wildlife and other natural features. Ranging from the mountain gorilla mist habitats of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park to the extensive virgin savannah landscapes of Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda stands above the cutting edge to present remarkable destinations worth exploring.
At the extreme south western corner, there lies Mgahinga Gorilla National Park which does not shelter the three peaks of the eight Virunga Volcanoes but also provides a second refugium for the mountain gorillas in Uganda. The extensive savannah landscapes of Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for the tree climbing lions along with Murchison Falls National Park the home of the Big five with the Rhinos thriving in the nearby Ziwa Sanctuary coupled with the smallest savannah Park in Uganda – Lake Mburo National Park with its counts of Impala, Burchell’s Zebra and Eland derive remarkable experience.
The Rwenzori National Park protects the snowcapped peaks of the Mountains of the moon standing as the third highest in Africa while the Elgon National Park shelters the largest mountain caldera in the whole world. The Kibale National Park along with Semliki Valley National Park are the country’s primate havens and feature lots of Chimpanzees and Monkeys including the Black and white colobus monkeys.
Bwindi and Rwenzori National Parks are World Heritage Sites, Queen Elizabeth National Park is a world biosphere reserve and the second in Africa in terms of bird count while Kidepo has always featured in various travel media as among the best wildlife parks in Africa. Explore the Uganda National Parks with Prime Uganda Safaris and Tours Ltd.