Best of Uganda safari Highlight 2023 – 2024 –Safaris to the pearl of Africa, Uganda are super exciting and adventurous. Best of Uganda safari Highlights with Acacia Safaris Limited offer incredible and ultimate wildlife experience with the chance to observe plains animals sweeping across vast savannahs, rivers teeming with hippos and crocodiles, large night skies dotted with stars, lions dozing in the tall grass, and leopards lounging in trees. But what if you could have all this classic and delicious safari cake, and top it off with a unique and magical wildlife cherry: seeing mountain gorillas, up close and very personal. When planning safaris to Africa, the epic country is one to include in your bucket. . Safaris in Uganda are more affordable and offer a great wilderness experience, as the country is remarkably the leader in epic Gorilla trekking.
Best of Uganda safari Tour – Uganda is full of drama and offers a variety of adventures that are best enjoyed on a tour or safari that is planned in advance. Select from our short, strenuous gorilla trekking hikes into the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, gorilla and chimpanzee combination adventures that include the Bwindi and Kibale National Parks, and longer safari tours that concentrate on savannah wildlife, big and small primates, and adventure pursuits like white-water rafting on the Nile and mountain trekking. Acacia Safaris Limited is the best Tour operator to plan with you your safari to the pearl of Africa for intimate safari experiences. Our intimate knowledge of the beautiful country makes the joy of discovering untamed Africa possible without needing to script the whole adventure.
A must include on your bucket list when planning a safari to Uganda, and can be done in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Uganda is home to half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas population making gorilla trekking a must-do activity while here. In fact, the primary turn of safaris to this Uganda is gorilla trekking. Gorilla trekking offers one of Africa’s best wildlife encounters, where you will see the large primates in their habitats, with their young ones. A trek in Bwindi may last for 1 to 3 hours depending on the side the gorillas may have moved.
Bird Watching Safaris in Uganda– Uganda is home to over 1090 bird species making it a superb destination for bird-watching safaris in Africa. The large numbers of birds in the country make up 10% of the world’s total bird species population wow what a great destination!! The country also hosts around 24 of the Albertine rift endemic bird species with the rest found in DR Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi. The continued bird conservation efforts were greatly stimulated by the local cultural norm in the country which has seen immense positive results with the manifesting great bird species numbers in the country.
The country’s conducive climate all year round, abundant water sources and diverse vegetation cover has attracted many bird species into the country. Uganda receives several bird species which fly in from all over the world throughout the year thus great numbers. A bird watching safari in Uganda is remarkable, these bird watching safaris can be done in Uganda’s several National Parks, forests, wetlands, grasslands, woodlands papyrus swamps, forests, Savannah, agricultural lands, woodlands, rocky ridges, and Afro-pine moorland. Birding safaris can be carried out on Boat safaris particularly near the banks of several water bodies, on nature-guided walks in the forest and wetland.
Hiking and Forest walks
Hiking and forest walks are two other safari activities you can carry out while on safaris in Uganda. Some destinations like Bwindi has well-developed Hiking and forest walks trails that will allow you to explore this breathtaking safari park with its diversity. The Munyaga River trail is one of the most well-known, and perhaps most visited which leads visitors to the park’s waterfalls.
A cultural experience will get you relieved with the entertaining practices and performances where you will have the opportunity to participate in their cultural practices. One of the most visited cultural people are Batwa, these were primary occupants of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest before they were evicted and displaced to the area near the park where they are referred to as squatters. The hunter-gatherer tribe has a unique culture that will catch your sight and probably have you awful. Get to know more about African culture and way of life with a cultural visit.
Winston Churchill a former British prime minister in 1907 penned down the statement that “For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life-bird, insect reptile, beast – for vast scale – Uganda is truly the pearl of Africa”, and more than a century later the statement still manifests.
330 mammal species, including six that are unique to Uganda, 13 types of primates, over 1000 bird species, and a diverse range of landscapes, including the highest mountain ranges in Africa, the source of the world’s longest river, the Nile, and the largest lake on the continent, Lake Victoria, make Uganda one of the world’s most biodiverse nations.