Do you wish to explore Uganda is a unique way but you do not know which place to visit and which activities to do? Well, if this has always been what you wished to have while on Uganda safari then it is a high time you realized your dream. With very many destinations and attractions for you to enjoy, below are some of the amazing road trips you need not to miss to adventure in Uganda.
The Southwestern loops
This takes you to southwestern side of Uganda-one of the most popular regions with diverse tourist attractions and exciting safari activities for you to enjoy. It is famous for its off beaten Crater Lakes, stunning landscapes, rolling hills as well as a home to chimpanzees, mountain gorillas as well as variety of primate species.
In a 4wheel drive safari vehicle, you get a chance the hidden treasures this region has in offer for the world travelers. A road trip via southwestern Uganda is amazing one and takes you through wildlife exploration, landscape, cultural encounters a mention but a few.
While on a road trip in southwestern Uganda, don’t miss to explore destinations such as Kibale Forest National Park-a home to more than 1500 chimpanzees plus over 12 other primate species including black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, olive baboons, over 350 birds and the most likely activities for you to enjoy in this park include chimpanzee trekking, birding, forest/nature walks, chimpanzee habituation experience and others.
Queen Elizabeth National Park a popular home to the big game including the rare tree climbing lions and several savanna grassland dwellers as well as more than 620 bird species; Lake Bunyonyi-one of the world’s deepest Lakes in the world which features over 29 distinct islands, Rwenzori Mountains, visit Bwindi forest and Mgahinga National Park-a home to mountain gorillas, Lake Mburo National Park which is just 4 hours’ drive from Kampala.
The main activities for you to enjoy while on epic road trip in this area include mountain gorilla trekking, game viewing, primate walk, Crater Lake exploration, Mountaineering, volcano hiking, bird watching a mention but a few.
The Northeastern loops
This takes you through the northern and eastern part of Uganda, offering a great opportunity to explore the hidden treasures in this region. It comes with variety of activities and off the beaten landscape.
It takes you through the mighty Source of the Nile at Jinja a popular adrenaline capital of adventure in East Africa and while at the source of the Nile-have a chance to be part of bungee jumping, kayaking, Mountain biking, white water rafting, horseback riding, quad biking a mention but a few.
Proceed to Mount Elgon National Park a home to world’s largest caldera and also stunning Sipi falls. While in this area, enjoy activities such as hiking through Mount Elgon, the Sipi falls, rock climbing, Mountain Biking, birding, Trout fishing, cultural encounters with the Bagishu and others.
Murchison Falls National Park on the other hands travel endeavors with exciting experiences and incredible encounters of its amazing wildlife species including the elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, buffaloes, rhinos at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary along your way to Murchison Falls National Park.
On your road trip Uganda, you will have opportunity to engage in a number of activities including birding, nature walks, game drives, boat cruise, hiking to the top of the Nile, chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest and others.
Kidepo Valley National Park also lies in the northeastern side of Uganda and still remains untapped destination thus guarantees you with authentic African experiences. A trip to this park allows you to engage in activities like game drives, birding, cultural encounters especially a visit to Karamojong Manyatta, the IK people.