Lion research tracking is an adventure exciting activity that is only done in Queen Elizabeth…
Are looking for a short Uganda Safari Near Kampala? Here are the top safaris you can do from Kampala.
Top five Uganda Safari Near Kampala Destinations
Murchison Falls Safaris
If you have only two days, Murchison falls national park is your ultimate safari destination. A 2 days Murchison falls safari allows you see lots of wildlife such as buffaloes, lions, elephants, hippos, giraffes, Jackson hartebeest, oribi, bushbucks, waterbucks, leopards, jackals, hyena’s, lots of birds, nile crocodile, baboons, monkeys and several others. You will also be able to see what is called the world’s strongest falls.
Kampala City tour
You can visit the cities attractions in a one day safari around the town. A Kampala city tour allows you explore the some of the top attractions in Kampala including the Uganda mesuem, Namirembe Cathederal, Kabaka’s Palace, Kabaka’s Lake, Bahai Temple, Uganda matyrs Shrine in Namugongo, Gaddafi Mosque, arts and crafts shops at Buganda road, shopping centres and other attractions in Kampala
Lake Mburo Safaris
While in Kamapala, Lake mburo is the nearest national park you can visit for a 1 day or two day safari. It takes under 4 hours to drive from Kampala to Lake mburo national park and along the way you will stop at the equator and also the mpabire drum makers. When you reach lake mburo national park, a game drive in the park allows you see some of the wildlife found in the park including but not limited to Giraffes, Zebras, hippos, Impala, Uganda kobs, antelopes, Bushbucks, Buffaloes, lots of birds, monkeys, hyenas, leopards and several other wildlife found in the park.
Visiting Jinja, Uganda’s Adventure capital
While in Kampala, you can visit Jinja, Uganda’s Adventure capital. The drive from Kampala to Jinja is 1 hour 30 minutes thus making it a viable destination for Uganda Safari near Kampala. There are lots of activities to do in Jinja such as white water rafting, Kayaking, Quad biking, Bungee jumping, Horsebike riding, walking safaris, Nile boat cruise, visiting the source of the nile etc. These activities are those which give Jinja the name Uganda’s Adventure capital.
Visiting the Zoo / Entebbe wildlife education centre
The wildlife education centre / zoo is located in Entebbe town, only 40 minutes to 1 hour drive from Kampala based on the traffic Jam. While visiting the Entebbe zoo, you will see lots of wildlife such as ostriches, Rhinos, Giraffes, Chimpanzee, Lions, Hyenas, Jackals, the shoe bill, lots of bird, Impala, bushbuck’s, snakes etc. The Entebbe wildlife education centre provides all the information you may wish to know about the wildlife in Uganda and Uganda safaris in general.