Travel Destinations in Africa, Travel Tips, Hotels, Lodges
Covers approximately 2 million hectares, was established in 1898 with the major interest of protecting the wildlife of the South African Low Veld. The Park attracts very many tourists from all-over the world and can be explored on a Self Drive tour or joining any of the various Kruger Park Tours. Many Tour Operators / Travel companies can give you good price for a private guided safari to explore Kruger National Park. The infrastructures such as roads, waterholes, hides, picnic sites, lodges and rest camps spread through this park to ensure the tourists maximum exposure to the fauna and flora this remarkable reserve offers. Read More
Uganda's smallest National Park, inhabiting some of the remaining mountain gorillas in the world. Here we find one gorilla group known as "Nyakagezi", habituated for gorilla tourism in south western Uganda. However, Nyakagezi gorilla group has not yet stabilized because it some times crosses to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As of now, he group has spend about 3 years in Mgahinga national park, and the management hopes that it has now stabilized in Uganda. However, before booking a gorilla tour in Mgahinga National Park, you are advised to first consult ground / local tour operators / Uganda wildlife Authority for updates about availability of this group. If you book Nyakagezi gorilla group and it disappears before your tracking date, the Uganda wildlife Authority can refund you, or will get you space in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park is also known for golden monkey tracking, Batwa trail, forest walk, bird watching, community tours and Gahinga mountain hiking. Read More
Ngamba Islands Chimpanzee Sanctuary is a home to about 40 orphaned chimpanzees almost half of which have been confiscated and brought to the islands since its opening. Orphaned Chimpanzees are separated from the visitors’ area by an electric fence. Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary was established in 1999 and is the first and only chimpanzee sanctuary in Uganda. This Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary brings the world of chimpanzees closer to humanity through education end eco-tourism in Uganda. The chimpanzee is considered to be the closest relative to humans and is “endangered’ under a strict application of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List Criteria. Read More
This is the second largest national park in Uganda, located in western part of the country, about 5-7 hours drive from Kampala, the capital city of the country. Queen Elizabeth inhabits a number of wild animals that include Buffaloes, Lions, Elephants, Primates like baboons and chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge, tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector and over 600 bird species. Tourists to this park enjoy big and rewarding game drives to search for some of the African Big 5 Animals, also enjoy fantastic boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel connecting Lakes Edward and George, famous for the highest concentration of Hippos in Africa. Its a birders' paradise. Read More
Located in Bundibugyo District in western Uganda on the border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was established in October 1993 and is one of Uganda’s newest national parks. It covers an area of 220 square Kilo meters. This is the only National Park where one can go for NIGHT GAME DRIVES. Here we also do Chimpanzee tracking, bird watching, Nature walk to Sempaya Hot springs, local community tours and photographing. The park is located about 7 hours drive from Entebbe International Airport, 120 Minutes from Kibale National Park, 1 hour from Fort Portal Town and about 3 hours from Queen Elizabeth national Park.
Found in northern part of Rwanda and a home to one of the world's last remaining population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. It is about 2 hours drive from Kigali city. Mountain gorilla trekking is the major tourist attraction. Other activities here include tracking the rare golden monkeys, adventurous hike to the tombs of the late Dian Fossey, mountain hiking, community tours, etc. A wide variety for accommodation unites found around Volcanoes National Park