Forest Tours and Safaris in Uganda
Forest Tours and Safaris in Uganda are carried out in the thick tropical jungles as visitors are searching for primates, birds, insects, tree species and plants among others. Other people go to forests to have a feel of the cool natural breeze of the African jungles. Forests are calm and conducive for relaxation.
In Uganda, the Forest tours are done in Bwindi Impenetrable forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. People visit this forests for gorilla trekking, birding and nature walks among others. Forest adventure tours for chimpanzee trekking safaris are ideally carried out in Kibale Forest National Park, Budongo Central Forest Reserve, Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve and Kyambura Gorge. The above forest reserves are under the management and administration Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Maramagambo Forest is where tourist go to see the bat cave and the python during a nature walk as part of a visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Other forest tourism areas include Mabira forest along Kampala-Jinja highway which is an ideal tourist destination for Zip Lining or Super Skyway and forest walk as well.
Forest Tourism Activities in Uganda
- Gorilla Trekking Safaris
- Chimpanzee Tracking
- Golden Monkey Trekking, one of the tourist activities in Mgahinga national park
- Chimp and Gorilla Habituation
- Nature walk adventures
- Research and education tours
- Bird Watching safaris