Reviews: Best Uganda Safaris to Take in 2017

The Pearl of Africa Uganda is a unique travel destination for everyone no matter what your travel interest could be. Visiting any safari park or attraction in Uganda is an unforgettable adventure. Amazingly each tourist attraction is unique and all country attractions have no time or best season to visit except mountain climbing travelers who should go for hiking and mountain climbing during the dry months when the hikes are manageable. Whether you’re a wildlife fan, primates, birds, landscape, culture among others, Uganda has several safari tours and best for 2017 and 2018 vacations.

Super Budget Safari in Bwindi National Park

Being a park that gives meaning to gorilla safaris in Africa, a budget tour to Bwindi forest is simply the best since you spend less and get awesome primate viewing experience. With transport, accommodation and gorilla permit, a 3 day budget gorilla trekking tour cost $950-$1000 during high season and $640 for low season months. Many budget gorilla tour options are very comfortable and leisurely depending on option of your choice.

Getting to the park from Kampala or Kigali is by road in a private safari vehicle but you spend two nights in the rain forest before returning back to the city. During the gorilla trekking adventure, tourists are given a minimum of 1 hour with the mountain gorillas for photography and observation an exciting moment that marks the end of the trek. The many budget lodges and campsites in Bwindi forest, that close the park are more convenient for your next gorilla safari tour. Buhoma community Rest camp, Rushaga campsite, Ruhija gorilla friends campsite, Broadbill campsite, Wagtail eco lodge, Nkuringo campsite are some of the gorilla safari lodges we would recommend for your gorilla safari to Bwindi forest.

Track Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest

It has always been the best thing to track chimpanzees in Kibale forest despite the pricy chimpanzee permit of $150 for high season   and $100 for low season but kibale forest is the best chimpanzee tracking capital for all chimpanzee safaris in Africa. Several primate species roam in the jungle in search for food giving tourists a chance to spot multiple primate species during the trek. Enjoy good quality primate safari experience, birding in Bigodi wetland as well exploring the traditional historical sites of Mabere Ganyina mwiru, Adam tree, Sempaya Hot spring and much more. Other chimpanzee safari places in Uganda include Kyambura gorge and Kalinzu in Queen Elizabeth national park, and Budongo forest reserve in Murchison falls.But if chimpanzee viewing and feeding is your interest, Ngamba Island chimpanzee sanctuary is the best place in Uganda.

Explore Queen Elizabeth & Murchison falls National Park

A wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth national park and Murchison falls  in Uganda are the most affordable .Perhaps the expansive savannah plains are a home to great wildlife species, mighty falls ,primates, birds, mammals’ and the impressive Kazinga channel. Best time to visit these two wildlife parks is year round, so one can get a chance to visit and explore any time. Safaris here include several game drives, boat cruise, hiking, visit to the top of the falls, chimpanzee trekking, bird watching making every day superb and marvelous. This park attracts tourists from all over the world due to its diverse wildlife and natural beauty.

Discover the 29 Islands of Lake Bunyonyi

If the idea of leisure and complete relaxation appeals to you then Lake Bunyonyi Island is the in Kabale district also known as the Switzerland of Uganda is for you on a weekend gateway or after your Uganda gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi forest or Mgahinga national park. The fresh winds just occupy the atmosphere, boat rides can make your afternoon or evening great and the hike to the Batwa home formerly known as the people of the forest will present to you the traditions and culture norms of local people. Lake Bunyonyi Island safari is best for tourists from both Uganda and Rwanda, so enjoy in leisure islands surrounded by incredible landscape in the magical Pearl of Africa.

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