Uganda is unrivalled on the continent as a bird watching destination with over 1,000 species of birds several of which are found where else on the planet. It is also a home to 13 types of primates including over half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas and the chimpanzees. This Pearl of Africa has ten national parks displaying the best of East Africa with extensive flora and fauna.


1. Queen Elizabeth National park.

This is the most popular in Uganda famous for tree climbing lions, visit the beautiful Lake Mburo National Park to view the Impala, Buffalo, Topi and the largest herd of Zebras.


2. Kidepo valley National Park

is one of Africa’s most magnificent wildernesses with big game favorites such as Elephants, Giraffes, Zebras, Eland, Hartebeest, Lions, Hyena, cheetah and Africa’s largest single herd of Buffalos. Mgahinga Gorilla National Park has the two rare primates, Mountain Gorillas and Golden monkeys. This park also offers a unique Batwa forest experience and is on the border of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo.


3. Murchison Falls National Park

is the largest and most fascinating park in Uganda whose existence is determined by the famous Murchison Falls.


4. Kibale National Park

is best known for its primate population with 1450 chimpanzee and 13 other primate species. This Park has the most chimpanzees in Uganda and Africa as a whole.


5. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

which is Uganda’s foremost tourist attraction where tracking the rare mountain Gorilla takes place in the remote forests of south western Uganda. The mountain Gorillas are found exclusively in the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable Uganda.


6. Rwenzori Mountain National Park

is Africa’s highest mountain range. The high Rwenzori is a montane wonderland with trails to the snow peaks following glacier curved valleys with fantastically colored masses and rare Afro-alpine plants. Mountain Elgon National Park. Mountain Elgon is one of the oldest volcanic mountains in Africa surrounded by forests, inhabited by mammals and Birds. It offers beautiful vistas, numerous caves, cascading waterfalls that enchant you as you enjoy a climb up to the wagagai peak.Semliki National Park is an exceptionally exciting destination for bird and Primate watches. It has 441 recorded Bird species with 216 forest Birds and 80 Central African Species.