Western Uganda Jewel of Uganda Safaris
Mountain gorillas a number 1 attraction in Uganda is based at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest park. Gorilla safaris have continued to attract many visitors to Uganda. The major national parks of Uganda are found in south western and western part of the country like Queen Elizabeth national park. Another famous gorilla park called Mgahinga national park also is home of mountain gorillas and volcano mountains with scenic nice views, the Rwenzori mountain park and Semliki Valley national Park.
Western Uganda has a lot to offer . Most of primate habitats are found in western part of the country. Kyambura of Queen Elizabeth is famous for chimpanzee tracking, Kibale Forest Park is famous for chimpanzees and many other primates. Many primates species are found in this park. And it is believed to have more primate species concentration in Africa. Chimpanzee tracking safaris are major attraction activity in the Kibale habitat. Chimpanzee habituation is very vibrant at Kibale forest national park. Birding tours are done here and many bird species are found here. Birders will explore the surrounding to enrich themselves with viewing many species at Bigodi wetland sanctuary.
Queen Elizabeth park has a lot to offer
also found in the western region – the Kazinga channel where boat cruises are taking place for easy wildlife and offer very rich wildlife game drives both day and night game drives are done here. The southern sector of Ishasha offer climbing lions with nice views while exploring other wildlife tours.
Western region of Uganda is the home of Rwenzori mountains, Volcano mountain of Muhavura and Mgahinga. The Rwenzoris are 3rd highest block mountain in Africa and the biggest ranges of mountains. Mountain hiking tours and safaris to explore these ranges start from Kasese and Fort Portal. You can hike to the top Megharita peak at 5109m rising above sea level.
Visitors who would like to celebrate honeymoon holiday safaris , the western region is ideal with nice accommodation facilities. There are lots of reasons to arrange your safaris with Travel Hemispheres Company having arranged Best safari to Uganda for the last 15 years. Our packages cover all the western part of the country for Uganda safaris.
Travelers to the western part of the country doing Uganda safari will enjoy lots of natural beauty , the Kigezi highlands treating eyes to endless view to the horizon. Lake Bunyonyi the picturesque lake offer beautiful views and has good resort accommodation facilities to relax at. The region also hosts location of the volcanic mountains of Kisoro Mgahinga and Muhavura with natural bamboo plantations, the hidden gem of Lake Mburo National park near the town of Mbarara with variety of wildlife zebras, giraffe, buffalo and many antelope species. Lake Mburo also offer nice birding tours and most savannah species can be spotted here.
The Semliki valley national park and game reserve lie at the bottom base of the Rwenzori mountains bordering with Congo. This park offer combination of tropical forest and savannah vegetation. Natural walks take place here . Lots of birdlife is found here. Rare bird species endemic to the place can be viewed here. Primates like chimpanzees baboon and other monkeys can be sighted here. Another major attraction are Sempaya hot springs with geysers providing unique views and natural wonder .