Uganda is one of the perfect destinations for self drive holidays in East Africa. You can explore the country’s beautiful landscapes, diversity of wildlife, unique cultures and water bodies. If you want a private adventure and explore Uganda on your own, organize a self drive Uganda holiday to over 10 national parks in Uganda. Among these National parks include Murchison falls national park, Uganda’s largest park, famous for big game drives in search for some of the Big 5 like Leopard, Lion, Elephants, Buffaloes, then giraffes, and many antelope species, also famous for fantastic boat cruise to the bottom of the falls and Nile Delta as well as bird watching and Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest.
Another area never to miss while on yourself drive holiday in Uganda is Queen Elizabeth Park also famous for wild game drives, boat cruise on Kazinga channel, chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge, tree climbing lion spotting in Ishasha sector and excellent birding with over 600 species.
For primate lovers, you can for chimpanzee tracking or habituation experience in Kibale national park that inhabits about 13 species of primates and 350 bird species. Here you can still explore local communities, historical and cultural sites around fort portal area and the crater lakes in the region at your own pace.
Mountain gorilla tracking is the highlight for any safari in Uganda! This is a must do activity while on your self drive Uganda safari. According to the 2011 gorilla census, there are only 880 mountain gorillas left in the whole world, and this world’s last remaining population is found in the Virunga chain of mountain ranges, shared between Uganda, DR Congo and Rwanda. This means that mountain gorillas are critically endangered species. Gorillas in Uganda are found in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mgahinga national park. These are the only places to see mountain gorillas in the wild found in south western Uganda.
In the same locality, other attractions include the Batwa trail in Mgahinga, Batwa experience in Buhoma, Caves exploration, golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga, Gahinga mountain hiking and bird watching as well as community tours, not forgetting a boat / canoe ride on the beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.
Other National parks include Lake Mburo park, Mount Rwenzori national park, Mt. Elgon Park and Kidepo valley National park. Plan a memorable self drive Uganda adventure in one of our reliable vehicles. We have 4×4 Toyota Rav 4 for hire and land cruisers at the best prices in the market. Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.rwandagorillasafaris.com