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Walking Safaris in Uganda

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Walking and Hiking Safaris in Uganda

Nature walks and Walking Safaris in Uganda

Uganda also known as the ‘’Pearl of Africa’’, Experiencing Uganda’s wilderness areas is one of the key aspects of all the safari trips in Uganda and there are no betters’ ways to experience the diverse landscape and get to appreciate the beauty of nature with its inhabitants than on foot. Walking safaris in Uganda are completely different to the game drives which are mainly done on the back of the vehicle. Being on foot, brings about a totally new of experiencing the wild and a full understating of your surroundings.

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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking

5 Days Gorilla & Chimp Trekking

This 5 day tour takes you to Kibale forest for chimpanzee trekking and to Bwindi forest national park for Gorilla trekking.

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3 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking

Visit the Bwindi Impenetrable forest and track the endangered mountain gorillas and also visit lake Bunyonyi.

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6 Days Uganda Primates Trekking

During the 6 days Uganda primates tour, you will trek Chimpanzees, Gorillas and Golden monkeys.

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7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Explore the best of Uganda wildlife and primates in a thrilling 7 day safari tour. Wildlife, Gorillas and chimpanzees.

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5 Days Uganda Gorilla & Wildlife

This tour takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a wildlife adventure and to Bwindi for gorilla trekking.

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10 Days Uganda Wildlife Safarsi

Explore Uganda’s top national parks in this amazing 10 days Uganda Safari experience. Gorillas, chimps & Big five.

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12 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Travel across Uganda “the pearl of Africa” visiting the top tourists attractions and national parks.

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4 Days Double Gorilla Trekking

Visit the Bwindi impenetrable forest and track Gorillas twice. Visit different gorilla groups on this 4 days double gorilla trek.

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Walking Safaris in Uganda

Uganda offers various national parks and wildlife reserves were walking safaris can be conducted. Some popular destinations include:

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park; Known for its mountain gorilla trekking, Bwindi also offers guided nature walks and hikes. These walks provide opportunities to explore the park’s diverse flora and fauna and also have an encounter with the gentle giants in their natural habitat, the gorillas. While trekking I the forest, you will also come across several bird species as well as other primate’s species including the Black and white colobus monkeys, Grey cheeked mangabeys, Golden monkeys, vervets’ monkeys among others. In ad around Bwindi, you can go on Batwa community walk to surrounding villages in the park where you will immerse yourself to the real traditional lifestyle of the local community and also enjoy some of the village local activities.

Queen Elizabeth National Park: This park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, and hippos. Walking safaris in the Queen Elizabeth National Park often focus on the Ishasha sector, famous for its tree-climbing lions.

Kibale National Park: Renowned for its chimpanzee tracking, Kibale National Park also offers walking safaris. The walks provide a chance to explore the forest and encounter various primate species and birdlife. While in Kibale, you can also take part in Bigodi nature walk which leads to the wetland sancatuary which is managed by the community living in surrounding areas of the park. During this activity, you will encounter several primate species like the monkey species, baboon as well as the chimps, several bird species, plants among others.

Murchison Falls National Park: The park is known for its impressive waterfall and abundant wildlife. Walking safaris may be available, allowing visitors to explore the park’s landscapes and spot animals like giraffes, buffaloes, and antelopes.

Kidepo Valley National Park: Located in the remote northeastern part of Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park is known for its unique landscapes and diverse wildlife. Walking safaris here offer a chance to experience the untouched wilderness. Which offers an opportunity to see several animals’ species, birds and the local people know as the Karamojong’s. A walk around these communities will help you understand the traditional life of both the Karamojong’s and the Ike people of Morungole. These people are rigid and have refused to accept change. They are still practicing their remote and traditional way of life.

In and around lake Mburo, you can go on walking safari with the ranger guide in search for wildlife and then visit Lake Bunyonyi and climb Volcano for more adventure or go on a walk around the lake or around the villages where you encounter and interact with locals and get to learn more about their daily lifestyle.

Before embarking on a walking safari in Uganda, consider the following:

Permits and Regulations: Ensure that you have the necessary permits for activities such as gorilla or chimpanzee trekking. Follow Park regulations and guidelines for walking safaris to ensure safety and minimize environmental impact.

Guided Tours: Most walking safaris are conducted with the assistance of experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna. Engaging a guide is not only safer but also enhances the overall safari experience.

Health and Safety: Be aware of any health requirements, and ensure that you are physically prepared for the walking trails. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the terrain.

There are more plenty of information in different websites for nature enthusiasts walking safaris in Uganda, do you like a safari in Uganda designed with a special focus on walking safaris the Uganda, do not hesitate to contact us at adventure in the wild safaris or Uganda Wildlife Authority, or official tourism websites. We provide all the highlights and the best walking safari experience in Uganda.

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