Uganda: Home to the famous mountain gorillas
Are you dreaming of being close to some of mother nature’s most stunning fauna and birds on this earth?
The Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to hyena, leopards, hippos, elephants, tree climbing lions, endemic antelope along with the crested crane. Continue the scenic drive among volcanic crater lakes on the south edge of the Ruwenzori Range where the Kazinga Channel is renowned for delivering good sightings of hippos.
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the primary gorilla tracking location to view these highly endangered animals. There are troops reached from both the north at Buhoma and from the south at Nkuringo.
Kibale Forest National Park is famed for chimpanzee tracking and is highly recommended. Kibale Forest has the highest concentration of primates in Africa with over 13 species. A must for bird lovers and photographers.
Uganda will deliver you a truly personal experience with an enormous variety of private and guided tour options accommodating all varieties of budgets.
Rwanda: Compact and surrounded by nature at its best
Surrounded by some of Africa’s best-loved safari destinations including Tanzania, to the east, Burundi to the south, Uganda to the north and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west Rwanda makes it an easy add on to your wildlife expedition. Being the fourth smallest country in Africa 10,169 square miles in total it is a great choice for travellers wanting to view the gorillas and continue on safari.
With carefully controlled guidelines in place to protect the 10 endangered mountain guerrilla groups which live amongst the Volcanoes National Park only 80 passes are available per day making it essential to plan ahead.
Rwanda is on the road to recovery and one national park that is often overlooked is the Akagera National Park. With savannah and wetlands home to a full quota of the Big Five including the lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard it well worth a visit to this wildness.
Africa Safari experts will guide you through the various options and help you plan your trip of a lifetime.