Uganda Wildlife Authority, (UWA) manages many Beautiful National Parks in Uganda out of which 10 National Parks; 12 Wildlife reserves; 5 Community Wildlife Management Areas; and 13 Wildlife Sanctuaries. The ten National Parks of Uganda include Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, Murchison Falls, Kidepo Valley, Kibale, Mount Elgon, Rwenzori Mountains, Semuliki, Mgahinga Gorilla, and Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks. These parks display the best in East Africa. Their Rift Valley landscapes and tropical forest makes dramatic backdrops to awidevariety of flora and fauna.
Uganda Wildlife Authority is in charge of conserving the country’s natural heritage, which includes animals, plants, natural features and ecosystems in general.
UWA implements diverse strategies to conserve and sustainably manage wildlife. They include communal participation in wildlife management; revenue sharing; collaborative management; problems of animal management; wildlife use rights; and conservation education and awareness regarding it.
UWA addresses conservation challenges such as poaching, encroachment and illegal grazing through strategies such as placing patrols in all protected areas and arresting people who invade parkland without permission from the Authority.
UWA has also worked with communities around protected areas to address other challenges between wildlife and humans around these areas such as problem animals and human-wildlife conflicts among others. Benefit-sharing programs are intended to contribute toward achieving the government’s aim of poverty eradication and improved community livelihoods.
Here in the National Parks of Uganda, you will find game drives in Lake Mburo, Kidepo Valley, launch trips and birding in Queen Elizabeth, launch trips and birding in Murchison Falls & Lake Mburo NP, Birding in Mt. Elgon, Semuliki, and birding in Bwindi. Birding in Mgahinga, Kibale.
Due to the wetlands and waterways present in some areas, visitors should be able to see crocodiles and hippopotami either basking on the banks or slowly sailing their way through the water. Wildlife Safari in Uganda you can find Leopards, buffaloes and zebras also reside in the national park and taking a horseback riding safari is a terrifying and memorable way to get up close to the animals in the wild.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Uganda.