Murchison Falls National Park
Located on over 3,840 squire kilometers, it is the largest park in Uganda. It is also most famous for its scenic beauty, the waters of the Nile storm turbulently through narrow cervices 7m in diameter, to crash 45m below into foam of roaring cascades.It is found approximately 350kms North West of Kampala, the river attracts large numbers of game including; hippo, lion, Nile crocodile and over 450species of birds.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
The park lies between the Ruwenzori Mountains to the East and Lake Edward to the West, the park covers an approximate area of almost 2,000squire kilometers. Game viewing is recommended by taking a boat trip along the Kazinga channel between Lake George and Lake Edward, the best time to visit the park is between October and November and March and April, the rainy season when the animal roam freely in that area. Animals to be found there include; Uganda kob, antelope baboons' chimpanzees, the famous tree climbing lions and over 500 bird species.
Bwindi National Park
The park covers an area of over 330squire kilometers, located at the boarder of Congo. It is endowed with dense undergrowth, vines and a wide variety of flowers and aphrodisiac plants. It is famous for its mountain gorilla's home to over 350 species of birds and over 120 species of mammals. Gorilla trekking is limited to small groups and is advisable to book well in advance.
Covering an area of over 760 squire kilometers adjoining with Queen Elizabeth National Park. It is particularly noted for its primate population, population of forest elephants rarely sighted and rich in wildlife. Other mammals to be found include; scaly tailed flying squirrel, tree pangoloin, and waterbuck.
It is located 420 squire kilometers South West of Kampala, covering an area of 260 squire kilometers. The scenery consists of four lakes and mainly a savannah landscape. It has large herds of elephants and buffalos. A huge variety of birds are found within the park particularly around the lakes, including; bronze-tailed starling, marabou stork, crowned crane and bee-eaters.
Kipedo Valley National Park
This national park covers an area of 1,344 squire kilometers. From Kampala it takes two days, due to its remote location the park is less visited, it has the most spectacular scenery of mountains and vast savannah landscapes, thus making the journey worth while. The park is home to the karamojong pastoralists, animal species include; giraffe, elephant cheetah, kudu, zebra among others.
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
It covers an area of just 34 squire kilometers, at the border with Congo and Rwanda 510 km from Kampala. It is the second home inhibited by on of the last mountain gorillas found on the slopes of the Virunga Mountains. Booking to see the gorillas should be made well in advance, other wildlife includes honey badger, jackal and a wealth of birdlife.
Lies along the Western border of Uganda and covering an area of over 995squire kilometers, named "Mountains of the moon". In the center of the range is Africa's third highest mountain, Mt. Margherita reaching a height of 5,109 meters, excellent destination for keen hikers and climbers. Wildlife encounter in this park includes; elephant, genet, verve monkey, Rwenzori colobus, Chimpanzee and Duiker.