Walking safaris in Uganda – Gorilla trekking tours in Uganda and Rwanda – Guaranteed gorilla trekking permits
Walking safaris in Uganda – Uganda is one of the best tourist destinations and beautiful and wonderful several tourist activities you can enjoy while on your safari in Uganda. Many travelers visit Uganda mainly for Mountain Gorilla tracking and Chimpanzee tracking, Wildlife safaris, and cultural interactions, others travel long distances to given countries in Africa.
Uganda offers Walking safaris in many areas including inside and outside National Parks. In Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, you can go for a community/village walk in Buhoma Gorilla tracking sector. This is an initiative of the local people staying in Buhoma village adjusted to the National Park headquarters aimed at tapping from the increasing number of tourists who come for Gorilla tracking in this sector. There are many local tour operators in Buhoma sector who will take you around through the Buhoma village and each starts and ends at their offices in the community. With a local guide, together with an armed park ranger you will walked to the village and visit the banana, tea and coffee plantations, a local herbalist who will demonstrate how herbs can cure many diseases and also visit the local brewery where local beer and gin are brewed. This village walk will take you to the home of the Pygmies also referred to as the Batwa people who will welcome and dance for you and they are open to questions so feel free to interact with them and ask about their way of living among others. Depending on the time you may also visit the local school and the community hospital and other development projects in Buhoma community.
Nkuringo Walking Safari
Among the Walking Safaris in Uganda, this one starts in either Nkuringo or Buhoma sectors. Nkuringo is the southern sector of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park well as Buhoma is the northern. This walk take you through the Impenetrable forest from either side following a trail and this can last for 6-7 hours depending on the pace you will be moving on. Many travelers prefer walking from Nkuringo to Buhoma due to the fact that the southern part of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park is at a high altitude and as such you will be sloping instead of climbing. This is a guided walk through the forest and you will have chances of spotting many forest bird species, butterflies and so much more.
Lake Mburo Walking safari
Lake Mburo National Park is the only conservation area where one can view wildlife on foot. With a park ranger guide armed with a rifle for your safety you will be allowed to walk in the National Park in search for wildlife and game that include Buffaloes, Impalas, Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Bush bucks and Topes among others. Visit Lake Mburo National Park and enjoy a wildlife safari walk in Uganda a country gifted with nature.
Bigodi Wetland Walking Safari
This is another interesting walking safari in Uganda near Kibale Forest National Park. Bigodi Wetland Walking Safari is operated and run by the local community and this gives you a chance to spot many bird species, primates in the nearby villages which you would have missed on your Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale Forest National Park. Bigodi Wetland walking safari sometimes is combined with a village walk and it takes 3-4 hours depending on the interests and pace.
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