Travel Information & Facts about Uganda
Uganda is also well gifted with Mountains that provide great opportunities to Adventure Hiking to take place in the region, Rwenzori Mountain ranges with over 5100m above sea level provides challenging experience to climb up to the peaks of Margherita, the Elgon quiet impressive and incredible for a visitor to take a hike to experience the true escape in the Adventure world and you will see in our listed Facts about Uganda
Uganda National Parks:
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park:
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is located in the southwestern part of Uganda and covers 331 sq km making it one of the largest natural forests in East Africa. As part of the Albertine Rift Valley, the park is one of Africa’s most important conservation areas and was declared a Natural World Heritage Site in December 1994.
Kibale Forest National Park:
Kibale Forest National Park is situated 20 km east of Fort Portal town in western Uganda. This park covers 795 sq km and abuts the northern end of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Kidepo Valley National Park:
This is the most remote of all Uganda’s tourist destinations. The vast savannah plains and rugged mountain landscape of Kidepo Valley National Park make it by far the most spectacular of Uganda’s parks.
Lake Mburo National Park:
Lake Mburo National Park is the perfect place to break the journey to or from the Albertine Rift Valley. Lake Mburo National Park lies along Mbarara Road and is within easy access of Kampala the capital of Uganda.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park:
An hour spent with a Mountain Gorilla family is a very tranquil & relaxing form of therapy, allowing you to realize how simple life really can be, and just how complicated humans have made their own lives.
Mount Elgon National Park:
Mount Elgon NP is the fourth largest park in the country, but one of the least visited, despite its unique physical features and spectacular views.
Murchison Falls National Park:
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest of Uganda’s ten national parks, covering over 3800 sq. km and it is one of the most spectacular parks in all of Africa, bisected by the Victoria Nile
Queen Elizabeth National Park:
The Park covers 2000 sq. km and includes a remarkable 57 varieties of ecosystems, from semi-deciduous tropical forest to green meadows, savannah and swamps.
Rwenzori Mountains National Parks:
The Rwenzori are relatively unexploited and rarely visited, and thus a visit here provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore East Africa’s mountain wilderness.
Semuliki National Park:
Semuliki National Park is located in the southwestern part of Uganda in Bundibugyo district along the Eastern side of the River Semuliki. This park covers 220 sq km.
I hope these Facts about Uganda are helpful as you prepare your visit.