Queen Elizabeth Uganda NP Uganda

National parks in Uganda

Fascinated by great apes? Check for example Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale, or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park for impressive encounters with mountain gorillas or chimps. Looking for the Big Five? Then take your pick from Kidepo Valley, Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks but make sure to start or end your trip in the Ziwa Sanctuary for your dash of rhinos. Prefer to get active? By all means, hike the volcanoes in Mgahinga, cruise the waterfalls of Murchison Falls and end your trip in the adrenaline capital of Jinja with its zip lines and famous whitewater rapids!

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Adrenaline capital of East Africa The town of Jinja is perfectly located near the river Nile and Lake Victoria, at a point in the river where some beautiful rapids come together and form waterfalls. This has given the town a special vibe, with the thrilling possibility to for example go kayaking, bungee jumping, zip-lining, or […]

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Other parks and places

Discover the enchanting city of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, and be captivated by its many attractions that promise to inspire and uplift your spirit. A must-visit is the Kasubi Tombs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and burial place of Buganda kings – an important cultural landmark. A JOURNEY THROUGH UGANDA’S ENCHANTED CAPITAL AFRICAN RHYTHMS […]

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Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda Western parks

Queen Elizabeth National Park covers approximately 1,978 square kilometres (764 square miles), is named after Queen Elizabeth II and one of Uganda’s most famous and oldest parks. While the name might evoke thoughts of royalty, this park is all about celebrating the majesty of the animal kingdom. The park’s unique landscape, ranging from savannah plains […]

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Murchison Falls waterfalls falling through gorge with green trees around Northern parks

Murchison Falls National Park is situated in northern Uganda, covering an area of approximately 3,893 square kilometres (1,503 square miles). Okay, it might not be as big as other African parks – however, with its magnificent landscapes and remarkable wildlife it knows how to compensate that lack in size. The park is divided by the […]

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Southern parks

Nestled in the southwestern corner of Uganda, bordering Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, lies the captivating Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It might be lesser-known, but certainly knows how to amaze: three volcanoes rise above the park’s 34 square kilometres – the perfect setting for your wilderness exploration. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is renowned […]

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Lion-Kidepo-Valley Northern parks

Near the borders to South Sudan and Kenya lies the Karamoja region, home to Kidepo Valley National Park. Its remoteness and the fact that it has only recently opened up to tourists have helped preserve its pristine state. You want to escape the crowds? You want to discover a nearly undiscovered corner of Uganda? And […]

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Ziwa Sanctuary Uganda Northern parks

Once upon a time, countless rhinos roamed the savannah and woodland of Northern Uganda. They used to live in Murchison Falls and its surroundings and led a very happy life. By the mid-1980s none of them were left, mainly due to poaching. Yes, this is quite a grim introduction to this national park, but this […]

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Lake-Mburo Southern parks

Although Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest of the Ugandan national parks, it has nothing to envy of the bigger parks. In this park, stunning landscapes will meet you at every turn. Rolling hills, grassy plains, acacia woodlands, seasonal wetlands, exceptional wildlife – all in one place. Lake Mburo is a safe option for […]

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Sipi Falls Eastern parks

Sipi Falls, located in Eastern Uganda, is a stunning series of three waterfalls. Its natural beauty, lush greenery, and excellent trekking opportunities make it worth a visit. A paradise for hikers and climbers This stunning region is home to three waterfalls. The first is Sipi Falls and easy to access. The other two, Kapsurur and […]

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Chimpanzees Kibale Uganda Western parks

Kibale National Park, covering approximately 795 square kilometres (307 square miles), is a wonderland for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. The park’s name may not be as royal as Queen Elizabeth National Park, but its beauty and natural wonders are equally majestic. As you step into Kibale National Park, you’ll be greeted by a mesmerizing […]

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Misty Bwindi Impenetrable National Park with mountains in the background Southern parks

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in southwestern Uganda. As one of the most visited parks in Uganda, it’s most famous for being one of the few parks where you can see mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. There are approximately 459 gorillas in the park, which is almost half of the entire population of […]

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