Among the few places in this world where nature and wildlife counts most, Uganda in Africa is one of them blessed with unique wildlife encounters that draw hundreds of visitors each year to the country for Uganda holidays. Within a day, you can experience mountain climbing, hiking, ancient rain forest exposure, stunning views, several islands, water sports, wildlife viewing and mountain gorilla trekking found in only Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.
There is no better way to experience nature and wildlife than going on a fantastic Uganda tour holiday to meet mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, wildlife and landscape. Gorilla trekking is one of the best way to truly explore Uganda from its natural rain forests that stretch as fur as Rwanda border and Congo as the eyes can see to the beautiful relaxing islands of Lake Bunyonyi and wildlife paradise of Queen Elizabeth famous for tree climbing lions in Ishasha wilderness. Trekking gorillas allows you to get back to nature and enjoy the natural harmony of Uganda wilderness.
1. Gorilla Trekking
There ‘s a multitude of gorilla trekking holidays on offer in Uganda and tourists trek mountain gorillas either in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Golden monkey lovers, volcanoes hikers and mountain gorilla fans to Uganda, Mgahinga National Park is a complete park with all the incredible beautiful natural attractions including the three extinct volcanoes and three swamps. It’s the smallest among all Uganda national parks in just 540 from Kampala Uganda’s capital city. Its name “Gahinga” means the volcanic stones cleared from farm lands at the foot of the volcanoes. However, the two Uganda mountain gorilla parks are internationally recognized and are I deal for not only gorilla trekking tours but also reliable for culture friendly tourism of the Batwa people, conservation, nature walks ,waterfall hikes, bird watching, and many more. The most done Uganda gorilla trekking tours are, the 2 day gorilla tour from Kigali,3-day gorilla trek,4 day gorilla and volcano hike safari, 5 days gorillas, golden monkey and wildlife safari etc.
2.Launch Cruise and Game Drive
Exploring Uganda on a launch cruise tour and game drive excursions is another magical way to feel and enjoy the dramatic landscape, wildlife and fresh winds under the skies of the most beautiful country in Africa. Most Uganda safaris to wildlife parks, a wide open space of savanna plains, lakes and landscape inspire a true feeling of the day from morning to sunset. Besides heading out on a launch cruise and game viewing tours can sock you into nature a point where natural beauty exceeds your imagination. The most impressive launch cruise is that of the Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth national park that draw hippos, crocodiles, wildlife, birds close to humans. This can occupy your entire afternoon admiring nature and its beauty. The other is in Murchison falls national park where the falls sound is enough for you to love and admire everything you come across. Fresh cold cool winds blow up making you cherish nature even more.Excitement comes again during the morning and evening game drive as you spot your favorite, take the photo and later take a close look beyond fetching incredible views of plains and grasslands. This is the timeyou wish to have found a home to stay close to these beautiful natural wonders in Africa. The two tour adventures are more relaxing and they offer a perfect pace of exploring the natural wonders of Uganda.
3. Lake Bunyonyi Island
A leisure trip to Lake Bunyonyi islands is one of the finest for nature lovers in company of numerous islands and hills. The beautiful lake is a home to 29 islands and can be explored by both modern boats and traditional canoes. It’s the next thought of stop by most tourists to Bwindi forest and Mgahinga national park on gorilla trekking tours. Nature is all you find here in abundance with comfortable cool winds for couples on honey moon, anniversary and weekend gate ways. For recreational lovers, the lake offers excellent variety of boat rides including that to the Batwa Island. Whoever visits the island gets a mixture experience of both nature and culture. Find this beautiful lake in just 15 minutes drive distance from Kabale town. Get an opportunity to ride in the beautiful hills of kabale homesteads, and farmlands. At times tourists swim in the lake since its Bilharzia free and it’s another activity to make you enjoy your stay even more. For Birders, this is a home to many countless bird species that you can witness throughout your stay.