Uganda is located in east Africa. It is bordered by Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Somali, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Being the smallest country in East Africa, this country boasts of various travel destinations. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the most visited place in the country. This tropical rain forest is home to over a half of the remaining endangered Gorilla population in the world. The park occupies different vegetation and apart from the giant apes, you will also see various wild animals, birds, trees and plants. You can also track the Gorilla in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Queen Elizabeth National Park, named after Queen Elizabeth II is habitat to many wildlife species such as buffalo, lion, elephant, antelope, hyena, bush buck and the Uganda knob. You will also see primates such as chimpanzee, black and white colobus, olive baboons and red-tailed monkeys. Reptiles include: Crocodiles, Turtles, Green Mamba, Spitting Cobra, Puff Adder And Gabon Ripper. There are 606 different bird species recorded on this park. Queen Elizabeth National park covers the Kazinga channel, which connects both lakes Edward and George. On a clear day, you can view the Ruwenzori mountains from this park.
The Murchison Falls from the river are a beautiful scenery every visitor must see. It is formed by River Nile waters which pass through a narrow gorge and falls into a mighty thunder roar of white waters. This park is the oldest conservation area in Uganda and a home to wild animals such as the elephant, lion, buffalo, chimpanzee, a large number of antelopes and birds. The main activity in this park is game viewing, chimpanzee tracking, bird watching and boat riding.
Lake Mburo National Park which is about 31/2 hours drive from Kampala (the capital city) has a rich bio diversity. This is due to the variety micro-climate of the park. Wild animals spotted in this area include: plenty of bird species, leopard, buffalo, zebra, hyena and the jackal.
The Ruwenzori Mountains are the highest mountain ranges in Africa and the source the mighty river Nile. The Ruwenzori National Park is the best place for white water rafting in the world. The conservation area is also home to the primates. Another top destinations include the Uganda Museum, which is an ideal place to learn about the past history. You can combine your safari by visiting one of the itineraries where you will learn the cultures of the local people as you make new friends.