Category: National Parks

BACKPACKING IN UGANDA
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March 2, 2022March 16, 2022

BACKPACKING IN UGANDA

Uganda is a country for many and it manages to always seduce and fascinate. It is home to some great wildlife experiences one can ever imagine, has diverse culture, and is impressive. The pulsating and colorful composition of lush jungles, savanna areas teeming with wildlife, and other attractions that can be embedded in safaris are...

7 BEST PLACES FOR SHORT TOURS NEAR KAMPALA
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February 24, 2022March 16, 2022

7 BEST PLACES FOR SHORT TOURS NEAR KAMPALA

Uganda’s attractions are unevenly distributed, some are near the capital-Kampala (short driving distances), and other are far (over 500 km drive). If you have a lengthy time in the country, say you are staying/living, working, having a work shop, or studying here and you need an escape from the city, to see the country more....

WHY IS GORILLA TRACKING EXPENSIVE?
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September 17, 2021April 15, 2022

WHY IS GORILLA TRACKING EXPENSIVE?

What you are going to read here, is a realistic look at the price of gorilla tracking excursions in either Uganda, Rwanda, or D.R. Congo. You may wonder “Why gorilla tracking is expensive?” as a standalone activity. In over the years of taking people on safaris with gorillas, not one after the encounter, has ever...

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September 14, 2021February 12, 2022

THE ISHASHA SECTOR

ISHASHA SECTOR-QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK Queen Elizabeth National park is one of Uganda’s popular parks and its scenery and wildlife make it popular. It has two parts, the northern that has the Kasenyi plains, Kazinga Channel, Kyambura gorge, and the craters, the southern sector- The Ishasha sector. Somehow, the Ishasha sector is removed from the...

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June 21, 2021February 12, 2022

PIAN UPE GAME RESERVE

PIAN UPE GAME RESERVE-Remarkable conservation Gem PIAN UPE GAME RESERVE In North-Eastern Uganda, is the country’s second-largest conservation area after the Murchison Falls conservation area-(Pian Upe Game Reserve). The reserve is connected to Bokora and Matheniko Game Reserves. In the reserve, is Mount Kadam near the Kenyan border and it is the highest point in...

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June 19, 2021February 12, 2022

MOUNTAIN GORILLAS and LOWLAND GORILLAs

MOUNTAIN GORILLAS & LOWLAND GORILLA-Know the difference Gorillas are the largest living primates in the world. Gorilla before scientific studies were known as one species with 2 subspecies. When German explorer Cap Robert Von visited the Virunga Mountains in 1902, he picked up to do scientific research on the gorillas. Studies revealed, gorillas have two...

WHO CAN TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLAS?
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June 19, 2021January 8, 2023

WHO CAN TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLAS?

WHO CAN TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLAS? WHO CAN TRACK MOUNTAIN GORILLAS? They (Mountain Gorillas) don’t survive in areas below the 2000m above sea level and mostly that why it’s hard to find them in zoos. Since they survive in the wild and lush forest of Eastern and central Africa, trekking into the jungles is the only...

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June 18, 2021February 12, 2022

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF SEEING MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN THE WILD

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF SEEING MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN THE WILD? WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF SEEING MOUNTAIN GORILLAS IN THE WILD Mountain Gorillas only survive in the dense rainforests of Bwindi and Mgahinga in Uganda, Volcanoes in Rwanda and in Africa’s oldest national park (Virunga) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Due, to their...

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June 18, 2021March 29, 2024

Lake Munyanyange

LAKE MUNYANYNGE- Home of flamingoes in Uganda Lake Munyanyange Uganda has approximately 165 lakes that cover about 18% of the whole country. The seismic actions that happened in the region led to the formation of crater lakes in the region and most lakes are concentrated in the western part of Uganda. Lake Munyanyange is one...

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June 17, 2021March 29, 2024

LAKE KATWE

Lake Katwe- Salt extraction has been a source of prosperity for decades. LAKE KATWE A drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park can be impressive to visitors because of the concentration of the extinct volcanic craters, some dry and others with lakes. Apart from wildlife, the Kazinga Channel, and the tree-climbing lions that are a major...

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