National Parks

National Game Parks In Uganda Guarantee you an Amazing Experience!

Here is what makes Uganda a known destination – the Wonderful National Game Parks in Uganda. Talk about comparative advantage, then Uganda strongly has the X-factor here.

Uganda has a network of ten national parks. These game parks in Uganda are set in such a beautiful natural environment with a glorious lot to offer – the unique flora and fauna. Are you interested in bird watching? Bird watchers will love Uganda. What about those who are interested in adrenaline adventures? Are you looking to the adventure of mountaineering in Africa? Uganda offers opportunities to climb to some of the highest points of the world is thrilling too.

List of Ugandan National Parks

There are 10 national game parks in Uganda located all around the country. Interested in a particular park? You will find detailed information below. Here is the treat that awaits you for a wonderful experience of game viewing in Uganda;

The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

This is probably the most famous of all game parks in Uganda … and you know why, the Mountain GORILLAS! If you haven’t been there then your list of ‘things to do before you die’ still has a bit … But seriously, these creatures are amazing; they say – (please don’t ask me who), that they are the closest of all to mankind … And that this park is surely impenetrable – really! Read more here …

The Murchison Falls National Park

… Just one word; AMAZING! You will be thrilled. Some of the unforgettable scenes of the mighty River Nile are found here. It’s perhaps the largest of all – so rich in fauna; the hippos, bucks, buffaloes and the monster crocs of the Nile, the vegetation is the savannah, purely untouched river line forest and woodland. Read more here …

Kibale Forest National Game Park

This is naturally one of the very attractive game parks in Uganda. The tropical rainforest here is a secret wonder of the richness of this country. It’s home to about 1450 protected game with the red colobus monkey and the 13 or so primate species standing out … And here is the interesting bit about this place; it has one of the highest diversity and density of primates in Africa – True! Read more here …

The Queen Elizabeth Nation Game Park

This place possesses one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in the world. Sure! read my lips … not just for the ‘headlines’, you will surely have a good collection of wildlife in Uganda to see.

This open savannah that stretches out to the rainforests, dotted with dense papyrus swamps and crater lakes is home to an astonishing collection of game; the hippos, the buffalo herds, elephants and the African lion are some of what you will find here. It’s also got a good collection of primate species. Read more here …

Lake Mburo National Game Park

Missed the zebras? You found them! The eland antelope is common here, the impala, the buffaloes, klipspringers and more. For the bird lovers out there, this is the place to be.

It has such a wide range; Crested Francolin, Emerald-spotted Wood Dove, Brown Parrot, Barefaced Go-away bird, Rednecked Spur, Black-billed Barbet, Greenwood Hoopoe, Blue-napped Mousebird, Lilac-breasted Roller, African-grey Hornbill, Nubian Woodpecker, Trilling Cisticola, bee-eaters and the cheeky bronze-tailed starling, this list is long. Read more here …

Mountain Rwenzori National Game Park

Simply described as the ‘most exciting of the game parks in Uganda‘ – very much depends on how much your adrenaline is pumped up. You could be daring or perhaps mountain climbing is your other hobby.

This place will offer you exactly that opportunity and more… lots to see as you trek. I still haven’t registered my name on the list of successful climbers; 14,000 ft (4267m) – hmmm! that shouldn’t be hard to climb, well, that reminds me of my list – ‘things to do before I die‘. Read more here …

Mgahinga Gorilla National Game Park

One of the two game parks in Uganda where you will quite easily catch a glimpse of the gorillas. quite small in size compared to the vast nature of the other parks – about 38 sq km. This place has been gazetted and protected for the gorillas that are considered as one of the endangered species internationally. Read more here …

The Kidepo Valley National Game Park

Tucked away in the north eastern corner of Uganda, this unique in nature park will take you by surprise. Certainly nothing you will have seen before. It is quite different from the other parks and its collection of game is unique. Read more here …

Semliki National Game Park

Located at the base of the mighty Rwenzori Mountain, this vast grassland is home to a wide range of game … perhaps the bird lovers will find this place irresistible. It’s home to about 400 species of birds and about 300 species of butter flies – this reminds me of a friend who is in love with these creatures (the butter flies). He is doing a collection of pictures – Oh! they are so gorgeous!

Mountain Elgon National Game Park

… And last but not least of the game parks in Uganda, this extinct volcano that last erupted 24 million years ago – hmmm! so says the historians, is another for the climbers. Have a go at this as your practice run before you do the Rwenzori. Diverse game to see here as you trek, you will love it. Read more here …

There you go, take your pick. The above national parks will surprise you with all what they offer.