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Uganda is not by terminology called the ‘pearl of Africa’ but there is a lot of hidden facts that travelers who come to enjoy Uganda safaris need to discover as they enjoy exploring its natural scenic beauties. Uganda is one of the top destinations in east Africa that a lot of tourists would like to visit when they come to Uganda due to what it offers to both south and east Africa in terms of tourism.
Most of Uganda safari key attractions speak by themselves to all travelers that visit the country exploring her different tourist destinations each with wonderful great unique features that make you recommend a friend or even come back for another adventure.
Some of the Uganda safari facts
Uganda is an upcoming top destination in Africa that a lot of travelers would like to visit on their holidays since she has a lot to offer to all travelers that visit her motherland; this includes some of the great wonders in the world. Uganda safari tours are operated throughout the year due to the high demand of what the pearl of Africa is gifted with in terms of nature as well as the people and their traditional cultures.
The Uganda wildlife facts have to be credited for carrying Uganda’s flag in the tourism industry all over the world. For example, among the three African countries that are habitat to the remaining rare endangered mountain gorillas in the world, Uganda is a home to the almost half of the endangered mountain gorilla population.
According to recent statics, there are about 880 remaining mountain gorilla population in the world and Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is a home to about 400 mountain gorilla population, and about 80 mountain gorilla populations survive in Mgahinga forest national park in Uganda. The remaining mountain gorilla population is shared by Rwanda and the Democratic republic of Congo.
Mountain gorilla trekking experience is one of the key and famous activities in Uganda’s tourism industry that brings in a lot of revenue to the government. Bwindi forest is the best and great destination for the gorilla trekking experience/adventure in Africa due the high percentages of the mountain gorillas that are surviving in the high altitude areas of the forest.
Uganda is a home to about 10 national parks which are located in different regions of the country, the parks are a habitat to the beautiful flora and fauna, the savannah grassland, woodland, and the tropical rainforest that favor the survival of the wildlife animals and bird species.
Each of these national parks has its uniqueness in terms of wildlife, for example Bwindi forest is known for the best mountain gorilla experience, Queen Elizabeth national park is known for the tree climbing lions, Murchison falls national park is the largest and known for the beautiful waterfall and wildlife animals, lake mburo national park for the zebras, impalas and other unique animals that may not be found elsewhere, kibale forest is famous for the chimpanzee trekking experience, mountain Rwenzori national park is known as the mountain for the moon for hiking experiences, other national parks include, mountain Elgon national park, semiliki national park for the hot springs.
Uganda is a home to over 1060 bird species and some these are Albertine endemic, this makes Uganda to be known as a birders paradise with a lot of birding destinations in the different parts of the country. Some of the top bird watching destinations include kibale forest national park, Mabamba bay wetland, Bwindi forest, Mgahinga national park, Murchison fall national park, Lake Mburo, Lake Bunyonyi among others.
Uganda is habitat to over 340 mammals surviving the national park biodiversity in the natural environment, these vary in all sizes but living together in harmony. These mammals are found in the 10 national parks of the country and among them includes the so called big five animals as mentioned by the big African hunters. The big five animals include the lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and the buffalos. Other wildlife animals include the sitatunga giraffes in Murchison fall national park, crocodiles, hippos, zebras, antelopes among others. Contact us for more undiscovered facts about Uganda safari facts.