Western Uganda

  • The Western part of Uganda is one beautiful wonderland gifted with golden grasslands, green tea plantations, hills with terrace gardens, thick tropical rainforests and a snow peaked Mountain, The Rwenzori. There are game parks, game reserves and forest reserves in this region, which you can visit in only a 2½ hrs drive from Kampala.

    Find out more about these pleasant destinations below

  • Fort Portal

    Fort Portal

    Fort Portal, a city built on the beauty of Nature

  • Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Queen Elizabeth National Park

    The lush savannah of Queen Elizabeth National Park offers prime grazing to buffaloes, elephants, various antelopes and a checklist of over 600 bird species.

  • Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

    Of Uganda’s forested reserves, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is best known for its superb gorilla tracking, but it also provides refuge to elephant, chimpanzee, monkeys and various small antelope and bird species

  • Rwenzori Mountain Ranges

    Rwenzori Mountain Ranges

    Rwenzori Mountains National Park protects the eastern slopes and glacial peaks of the 120km-long Rwenzori Mountains or ‘Mountains of the Moon’, a world-class hiking and mountaineering destination.

  • Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

    Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

    Mountain gorillas form the main attraction at Mgahinga National Park, which protects the Ugandan portion of the Virungas, an imposing string of nine freestanding extinct and active volcanoes that runs along the border with Rwanda and the Congo.

  • Semliki National Park

    Semliki National Park

    The lower-lying and more remote Semliki National Park, an extension of the Congo’snIturi Rainforest set at the base of the northern Rwenzori, is of special due to 40 Congolese bird species recorded nowhere else in the country.

  • Lake Mburo National Park

    Lake Mburo National Park

    The closest savannah reserve to Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park is centred on a series of swamp-fringed lakes known for their rich birdlife, notably the secretive African finfoot.

  • Kibale National Park

    Kibale National Park

    Kibale National Park is a primatologist’s dream. More than 1,000 chimpanzees inhabit in the park, as well as half-a-dozen readily ...

  • Katonga Wildlife Reservation

    Katonga Wildlife Reservation



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