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Uganda is becoming one of the most sought after safari destination in Africa. Today we look at top Uganda Safari holiday options so that we provide detailed information on what one can do or visit while in Uganda. There so many safari holiday options available for tourists intending to visit Uganda and below are the details of top notch safari activities that you should not miss while on your Uganda safari holiday.

Gorilla trekking-Top Uganda Safari holiday options

Apart from being the pearl of Africa, Uganda is home to almost a half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas. These mountain gorillas leave in the Virunga ranges shared between Uganda, Rwanda and Democratice Republic of Uganda. Among all top Uganda safari holiday option, gorilla trekking ranks number one and Encounter Africa safaris is glad and ready to tailor for you a gorilla safari holiday to see these great apes in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and or Mgahinga National Park. A gorilla permit that allows you to see gorillas costs USD600.00 in high season while in Low season, it costs USD450.00. Encounter Africa safaris makes it easy for you by booking an all inclusive gorilla safari holiday including gorilla permits, accommodation and transport to and from Bwindi Impenetrable national Park.

Gorilla habituation experience

For those who want to spend more hours with mountain gorillas still under habituation, you need to choose gorilla habituation experience from the top Uganda safari holiday options. Gorilla habituation experience takes place in the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Rushaga) and allows you to visit mountain gorillas for close to four hours instead of one hour provided for in gorilla trekking. Those booked for gorilla habituation experience move with researchers and are allowed to participate in all activities of habituating mountain gorillas. Gorilla habituation experience permits cost USD1500 per person and Encounter Africa Safaris is ready to book this for you when ever contacted.

Chimp trekking-top Uganda safari holiday options

Chimp trekking is the second best option when it comes to top safari holiday options in Uganda most especially for primate lovers. To primate lovers, Uganda is known as the primate capital of Africa. One can do chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park, Budongo forest and Chambura gorge located in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The best chimpanzee trekking experience has been recorded in Kibale National Park where a chimp permits costs USD150.00 per person in high season and USD100.00 per person in Low season. Encounter Africa is ready to combine gorilla trekking and chimpanzee trekking experience to give you an ultimate primate experience while in Uganda. For those interested in staying with chimpanzees for a long time, we recommend that you choose chimpanzee habituation experience. This is a whole day activity and costs USD220.00 per person. Contact Encounter Africa safaris for more details of what this includes and excludes.

Boat cruises and game drives

For wildlife lovers, top Uganda safari holiday options include game drives in savannah national parks of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park and Lake Mburo National Park. Imagine a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel which has the highest concentration of hippos in the world, a boat cruise to the base of falls in Murchison Falls National Park, a boat cruise to the Delta region in Muchison Falls. These will give you an experience of a life time while in Uganda. Other Top Uganda safari options include bird watching safari holidays, mountain climbing holidays in Rwenzori and Virunga Volcanoes among other. Uganda remains one of the most thought after safari destination and Encounter Africa safaris is here to show you the best

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