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Lerato Adventures – Buffalo herd in Uganda

Uganda

Discover Uganda, a wonderous destination offering extraordinary safaris and natural wonders. Track impressive mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where nearly half of the world's population resides. Explore Kibale Forest National Park, the primate capital, and encounter playful chimpanzees. Witness the legendary tree-climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park, nestled amidst diverse landscapes of open savannahs and forests.

Uganda's 1'000 bird species, including rare endemics, delighting birdwatchers. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage, engaging with local communities and their traditions. From the thunderous Murchison Falls to the mystical Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda's biodiversity and scenery guarantee an unforgettable safari experience. Embark on this journey into the wild wonders of Uganda and create memories that will stay with you forever.

Lerato Adventures – Uganda

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Welcome to Uganda, a land of mysterious safaris and amazing natural wonders. From the majestic mountain gorillas and playful chimpanzees to the enchanting Rwenzori Mountains and magnificent Murchison Falls, this East African gem offers an unforgettable wildlife experience.

In Uganda, you'll have the rare opportunity to track and observe mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is home to nearly half of the world's remaining gorilla population. Prepare to be humbled as you witness these gentle giants up close.

Chimpanzees also take centre stage in Uganda's primate capital, Kibale Forest National Park. Trek through the lush greenery and listen to the echoes of these fascinating creatures. With over 20 primate species in Uganda, including the endangered golden monkey, you'll be surrounded by remarkable biodiversity.

Uganda's wildlife extends beyond primates. Keep your eyes peeled for the legendary tree-climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park, a sight that will leave you in awe. Explore the diverse landscapes, from open savannahs to dense forests, and encounter an array of remarkable species.

As you delve into Uganda's natural wonders, immerse yourself in the mesmerising melodies of over 1'000 bird species. Whether you're a dedicated birdwatcher or simply appreciate the vibrant colours of these feathered friends, Uganda's diverse habitats offer a haven for avian enthusiasts.

Beyond the wildlife, Uganda's rich cultural heritage awaits. Engage with local communities and discover their unique traditions, adding a cultural dimension to your safari experience.

Whether you choose to witness the thunderous Murchison Falls on the Nile River, hike the Rwenzori Mountains, or embark on an unforgettable gorilla trek, Uganda promises a safari adventure like no other.

 

With its incredible biodiversity, from the dense forests to the open savannahs, Uganda is a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. Prepare to be captivated by the wild wonders of this East African gem and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Lerato Adventures – Landscape of Uganda
Lerato Adventures – Ugandan kob by the riverbed

highlights of Uganda

Lerato Adventures – Gorilla sitting in the rainforest of Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable national park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned national park located in southwestern Uganda and covers an area of approximately 331 km². The park is primarily known for its population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. It is estimated that around 400 mountain gorillas reside in Bwindi, making it a vital habitat for their survival. The park has been instrumental in the conservation efforts to protect these magnificent creatures. In addition to gorillas, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park supports a diverse range of flora and fauna. It is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its rich biodiversity. The park is home to over 120 mammal species, including chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, and various antelope species.

Lerato Adventures – A chimp in Kibali

kibale forest national park

Kibale Forest National Park is a protected area located in western Uganda covering an area of about 795 km². It is one of the most popular national parks in the country, known for its diverse array of wildlife and its large population of chimpanzees. The park is renowned for its rich biodiversity, particularly its primate population as it is home to over 13 species of primates, including the common chimpanzee, red colobus monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey, L'Hoest's monkey, blue monkey, and more. Kibale Forest also hosts a variety of bird species and other mammals.

Lerato Adventures – Lioness sleeping in a tree

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in southwestern Uganda and covers an area of about 1'978 km². Named after Queen Elizabeth II it is known for its diverse ecosystems and wildlife. One of the main attractions of the park is its abundant wildlife. The park is home to over 95 mammal species, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, hippos, and chimpanzees. The Ishasha sector of the park, located in the southern part, is famous for its tree-climbing lions – a sight to behold. Visitors can observe this unique behaviour in lions as they rest on tree branches, something not commonly seen in other lion populations.

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