What Is The Main Attraction In Uganda? A number of travellers that make their way to Uganda to participate in the wildlife safaris have one thing in common. The need to watch the mountain gorillas which are the main attraction kin Uganda and because of the love for the Albertine endemic species, Uganda has become the most visited destination for travellers interested in gorilla trekking in Africa to access the mountain gorillas in Africa.
the mountain gorillas are the main attraction in Uganda because of the fact that the country is home to half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas which gives travellers more chances to participate in gorilla trekking in Uganda which will give you access to the different gorilla trekking destinations in Uganda. In this article here’s all you need to know about the gorillas in Uganda, where you can obtain a gorilla trekking permit and the destination where you can access the habituated gorilla families.
Gorilla trekking in Uganda can be carried out in two national parks that is Mgahinga national park and Bwindi impenetrable national park whose numbers when added make half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas hence making it the perfect destination if you do not want to miss out on the gorilla trekking experience in Africa.
During gorilla trekking in Mgahinga national park, you will get to hike the Virunga mountains in Uganda that are also shared by Rwanda in volcanoes national park to access the habituated species as you hike along mount muhabura, mount sabyinyo and mount muhabura which will lead you to a number of attractions in the wild as you access their habituated gorilla families in the wild. You will also get to access the species by participating in gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park which will lead you to the four sectors of the park that will lead you to Buhoma, Nkuringo, Rushaga and Ruhija which will give you the chance to access to the gorilla family as well.
In Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will also have the chance to participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda which will give you access to the species that are undergoing the habituation process to get accustomed to human presence. A gorilla habituation permit in Uganda can be obtained at a price of 1500usd which will give you access to species for four hours which is such a long time compared to the gorilla trekking permit in Uganda which can be obtained at a price of 700USD which will give you access to the gorilla species for only one hour because of the fact that the species are accustomed to human presence. A gorilla trekking permit and a gorilla habituation in Uganda can be obtained from a trusted tour operator since they are the only legally recognized entities that can purchase the gorilla habituation and trekking permits in Uganda.
Other attractions that you can embark on to watch during your Uganda safari include;
The endangered chimpanzees that can be seen when you participate in chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park, chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest and chimpanzee trekking in queen Elizabeth national park which will give you access to the habituated chimpanzees in Uganda for travellers interested in the primate safaris in Uganda. For travellers interested in tracking the chimpanzees in Uganda, you will also have the opportunity to participate in chimpanzee habituation in uganfa that will give you access to the species that are undergoing the habituation process which will give you the opportunity to watch their different training sessions which is quite memorable to observe.
Track the big five animals in Uganda which are also among the most sought after attractions in Uganda for travellers interested in the wildlife safaris in Uganda. The big five can be tracked by participating in the game drives in Uganda and rhino tracking in the Ziwa rhino sanctuary which is the only area in the country where you will access the endangered rhinos in the country. During the game drives in the parks you will watch the lions, elephants, the buffaloes and the leopards as they hunt and graze within the park’s plains.
Travellers can participate in the game drives in Murchison falls national park, the game drive in queen Elizabeth national park and Kidepo valley national park among other destinations that will give you the most rewarding safari experience in Uganda.