About Uganda Wildlife

January 10, 2024
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Uganda is home to a diverse range of wildlife, thanks to its varied ecosystems that include savannas, rainforests, mountains, and lakes. The country is renowned for its national parks and wildlife reserves that protect and showcase its rich biodiversity. Some key aspects of Uganda’s wildlife include:

  1. Mountain Gorillas: One of Uganda’s most famous wildlife attractions is the mountain gorilla. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park are home to almost half of the world’s remaining mountain gorilla population. Gorilla trekking in these parks is a popular and unique experience, drawing tourists from around the globe.
  2. Big Game Animals: Uganda is home to the “Big Five” (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), with various national parks offering opportunities for safari experiences. Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park are known for their diverse wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, and crocodiles.
  3. Birdlife: Uganda is a paradise for birdwatchers, boasting over 1,000 bird species. The country’s varied landscapes, including lakes, swamps, and forests, provide habitats for a wide array of birds. Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park are particularly popular for birdwatching.
  4. Chimpanzees and Primates: Kibale National Park is renowned for its high concentration of primates, including chimpanzees. Visitors can go trekking to observe these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat. Other primate species in Uganda include baboons, colobus monkeys, and golden monkeys.
  5. Rivers and Lakes: Uganda’s lakes and rivers are home to diverse aquatic life, including hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of fish species. The Nile River, the longest river in Africa, flows through Uganda, and boat safaris on the Nile offer opportunities to spot wildlife along its banks.
  6. Conservation Efforts: Uganda has made efforts to conserve its wildlife through the establishment of national parks, reserves, and protected areas. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) plays a crucial role in managing and protecting these areas, working to balance conservation with sustainable tourism and local community involvement.

Visitors to Uganda can experience a combination of wildlife safaris, gorilla trekking, birdwatching, and cultural encounters, making it a diverse and rewarding destination for nature enthusiasts. However, it’s important to note that the status of wildlife and conservation efforts may change over time, so it’s advisable to check for the latest information when planning a visit.


Company Reviews

Lulu Safaris Uganda

Company Reviews

Charlotte Feb 12, 2020

Safaribookings
"Perfect"
Great experience, great service, the customer care was perfect. Great staff.
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Princess Feb 20, 2020

Safaribookings
"This tour operator is the best I have ever used. Great customer care, definitely recommendable"
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Didi Feb 20, 2020

Safaribookings
"It was a very good experience, affordable prices and very helpful and friendly staff."
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Deo Feb 22, 2020

Safaribookings
"Professional"
Very kind and excellent people.i enjoyed every bit of the tour
The cars were clean and everything was done on time as scheduled.
I would highly recommend this company to anyone I care about .

Tee Mar 3, 2020

Safaribookings
"Excellent services"
I had a great tour with lulu safaris. Thank you for such a wonderful experience.

Ongus Killian Mar 8, 2020

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"My overall expirience was pretty good. They offered all that was promised."
Everything was excellent! It's one of a kind that fulfils their promise. I was never disappointed.

Anthony Dec 16, 2020

Safaribookings
"Cost friendly with beautiful services."
Everything was really beautiful and love the aspect of time management

Dan Feb 17, 2021

Safaribookings
"Excellent communication and accommodation!"
We booked a stay at Buyala Bliss through this company and we’re very pleased with the logistics. The location was perfect and we had a very relaxing weekend. I would definitely recommend booking through this company.
Thank you!

Isaac Mar 21, 2021

Safaribookings
"Great experience"
Without a doubt... Lulu is one of the best. Great communication skills and support from the staff from the time of booking to the day of the trip and beyond.
Highly recommended

Sarah Mar 22, 2021

Safaribookings
"Breathtaking experience"
From the start of the request for quotations to the time we ended the trip, the communication from the team leader and all the guides was so good and timely.
I would definitely recommend this company to other travellers
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