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Game drives in Uganda

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Safari game driving are one of the most popular ways to see wildlife in Uganda are mostly done in the excellent collection of national parks, including Queen Elizabeth National Park, Semliki National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park.

A safari game driving can vary in length and distance, depending on individual preferences. On your wildlife game drive into the wilderness. Game drives provide the best way to explore the numerous national parks in Safari vans, Land cruisers which are comfortable enough while on safari.

The Uganda National Parks consist of an ecosystem is renowned for its abundance of wildlife. While on your wildlife game drive, you will encounter the big five,numerous wildlife animals and birds and you will be captivated by the vast beauty of the savanna, with its rolling hills and infinite horizon.

Where to go for Wildlife Game Driving in Uganda

Uganda is home to various wildlife, birdlife that can be viewed on your Uganda Safari. While on safari you will enjoy views of the Big 5, the rare bird species like the Shoe billed stork. Some of the national parks that offer the best wildlife game drives include.

Game Driving in Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is one of the largest in Uganda with a stunning habitat for a variety of wildlife. The park has numerous tracks which you can take as you search for the various animals in the area including the Delta area near Lake Albert and the entire northern bank of the river Nile with possibilities of sighting lions, hyenas, Leopards, herds of Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, and Antelopes, Giraffes.

The park hosts the meandering Victoria Nile and thundering Murchison falls which fall about 43 meters and an almost resident rainbow at the ‘Top of the falls’ which is one of the highlights of the visit to Murchison Falls National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park is remote hidden gem in Uganda with the most beautiful wild experience, beautiful sunrises and sunsets across the scenery. The semi-desert park has two seasonal rivers namely Kidepo and Narus in the rainy season.During the rains, you willeasily find animals all over the park and in the dry season you will find them around the water points.

Kidepo Valley National Park is home to over 77 mammal species inclusive of the largest prides of lions, herds of buffaloes, giraffes, Zebras, Cheetahs, Kobs, Elands.

Queen Elizabeth national park

Queen Elizabeth National Park found in western Uganda with one of the best biodiversities ever recorded in all of Africa. Boasting to over 600 bird species, Queen Elizabeth National Park is paradise to birdlife enthusiasts

The park is home to over 95 mammal species which include Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Leopards, Hyenas, bush pigs, Warthog, water bucks, bush bucks, Hippos and home to 6 monkey species.

The Ishasha are in the south of the park is home to the tree climbing lions  that are often found relaxing in the fig trees after the night and early morning hunting.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest of the Savannah park with a diversity of plants and animals protecting several species of mammals and birds. Game drives in Lake Mburo are not for long compared to other parks thus preference is to have walking safaris with the other option being horse rides and cycling tours.

The national park is entirely sorrounds a lake within its borders and is home to  the Impala, the Zebra with  its calmness, Giraffes, Buffalos, Antelopes, Leopards, and Hyenas which are mostly seen on a nocturnal game drive.

Game drives are a highlight of your visit to the Savannah national parks while on your wildlife safaris. Game drives can also be incorporated your Uganda Gorilla safaris, birding safari and cultural safari itineraries.