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Uganda, with its 10 national parks, is an emerging tourism destination with considerable potential for investment and growth. Abundant in wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, the country is teeming with untapped tourism attractions and free of the over-commercialization found within the borders of some of its neighbors. Uganda’s stable economic environment, liberalized economy, and commitment to the private sector also help create the ideal climate for investment. There are ten national parks in Uganda.

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park:

This is a popular home of over 400 endangered mountain gorillas taking half of the world’s gorillas that still live on earth. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is popular UNESCO heritage site in East Africa that stands at 331 kilometers just in Southwestern Uganda. The park also inhabits extraordinary biodiversity including over 160 tree species and 100 species of ferns as well as numerous forest birds and butterflies.

Kidepo Valley National Park:

This is Africa’s remarkable national park. If you are interested in visiting untouched destinations that offer you that authentic African wilderness, then never miss to step into beautiful grassland of Kidepo Valley National Park for exciting wildlife experiences that come once in a life time. The park covers nearly 1442 square kilometers and offers refuge to excellent vegetation characterized by open tree savanna while montane forest dominates in higher altitudes while around the Lurupei River, comes an intense acacia geradi forest. Its flora and fauna is truly depiction of Kenya and they include lion cheetah, leopard, bat eared fox, giraffes and numerous 500 bird species for birders and this makes it one of the most popular destination for game viewing in Uganda.

Murchison Falls National Park:

Take a boat cruise on top of the Nile and view spectacular water birders, Nile crocodiles, and hippos as you arrive into a world’s powerful waterfall that squeezes itself in a narrow gorge. Murchison Falls National Park is certainly the largest national park in Uganda that comes with abundant wildlife species like buffaloes, elephants, lions and leopards, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda Kob, hartebeest and oribi.

Queen Elizabeth National Park:

This is another magnificent national park in Uganda that is worth visiting for wildlife safaris. The park protects numerous wildlife species such as rare tree climbing lions, zebras, hippos, elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, Uganda Kobs, topis and sitatunga as well as chimpanzees. While in your safaris to this magnificent park, never forget to explore over 500 bird species. The park covers an area of about 1978 square kilometers and popularly the most visited protected area in Uganda. It is situated around Kasese, Kamwenge, Bushenyi and Rukungiri district. The park derived its name in 1954 after Queen Elizabeth the second.

Rwenzori Mountains National Park:

If you are adventure enthusiast, then visiting these remarkable mountains offers you that spectacular mountaineering experiences of life time. The park was designated as UNESCO heritage site in 1994. It is famous for mountaineering or mountain climbing in Southwestern Uganda. The park also offers home to over 70 species of mammals and 217 species of birds with 19 of them that are endemic to Albertine Rift Valley.

Lake Mburo National Park:

This is one of the closet national parks in Uganda to Kampala city where tourists can only spend nearly 4 hours driving up to Western part of the country. The park is remarkably credited for its 300 bird species and countless impalas, zebras, wild buffaloes and many others that are worth to glimpse at while in your wildlife safaris.

In conclusion, Uganda has a variety of attractions and exciting activities for tourists to engage in while in their safaris. Nearly, all travel interests are covered in Uganda and it is you to make the best choice and at the end you walk away with remarkable and unforgettable experiences of life time.