Uganda is also referred to as the Pearl of Africa. It is the motherland of about 10 breathtaking National Game Parks. A trip to these Uganda safari parks permits you to encounter the Big 5 giant wildlife animals. Namely, the Rhinos, buffaloes, elephants, lions, and leopards. 

Safari game drives in Uganda offer you an excellent opportunity to sight a variety of many unique lovely wildlife animals such as;- hippos, lions, bushbucks, zebras,  leopards, impalas antelopes, giraffes, hartebeest, and other beautiful bird species. A Game Drive in Uganda enables you to view a variety of attractive wildlife in the various national game parks and even sight multiple colorful birdlife. Some of the bird species contain; the shoebill, grey crowned crested cranes, Jameson’s Ant-pecker, African green broad bill, ibis’ vultures, and many others.

Top leading Tourist destinations for Game Drives in Uganda

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is among the multiple visited Uganda safari parks. The national park gives all tourists a rewarding game drive safari since it welcomes an impressive number of wildlife mixtures. The park is located in western Uganda in the Kasese district and spreads across a radius of approximately 1,978 square kilometers. It is one of the elderly and the second biggest national park selected after Murchison falls National Park in Uganda.

Queen Elizabeth National Park pride in providing about 95 mammal species and approximately 600 bright bird species. As earlier noted, the national park is graced with massive numbers of wildlife that contain better than 10,000 buffaloes, 2500 elephants, and almost 5000 hippos among others. There are multiple more additional animals in this Park which contain; sitatunga, antelope, Uganda kobs, topi, warthogs,  waterbucks, bushbucks, and many other animals.

The park is one of the bird-watching destinations, it is gifted with around 600 beautiful species. Some of the birds seen include the African skimmer, papyrus gonolek, kittilitz’s plover, black-headed gonolek, and many more bird species.

Amazingly, a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park can be added with other activities such as hiking, community tours, lion tracking, chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge, boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, and sport fishing among others.

Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is known as a grand game safari park that welcomes a number of travelers who visit to witness the Park’s natural beauty. It is located in the northwestern part of Uganda close to Masindi town. This is the biggest and oldest national park in Uganda, founded in 1952 and protecting an area of almost 3,893 square kilometers. It is a residence to around 450 colorful bird species, and around 76 various mammal species. Game drive in Murchison falls national Park, permits one to see multiple various wildlife species such as antelopes, lions, buffaloes, and Rothschild giraffes with bird species such as white thighed hornbill, great blue Turaco, rare shoe billed stork, Goliath heron, dwarf kingfisher, and many others.

On your Uganda Safari to this magnificent national park, you can connect the game drive with other activities such as a boat cruise on the Nile Delta, sport fishing, community tours, hiking to the top of Murchison falls, and many others.

Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park is one of the safari national game parks found very far from Kampala city, on this note, it is one of the most visited safari destinations in Uganda. The park is located in the northeastern region of Uganda connecting the Kenyan and South Sudan border lines in the kabongo district. Despite all that, Kidepo valley national park has much to deliver on a game drive safari.

It is one of the finest destinations to enjoy game drive safaris in Uganda adventure.  The game drives in kidepo valley national park permit you to see different wildlife such as African caped buffaloes, dike-dike, cheetahs, hyenas, striped jackals, zebras, elephants, lions, Rothschild giraffes, and many others. You will as well get a chance to see ostriches which are rare to see elsewhere. You even find the more excellent ones and see kudu.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is an excellent small tropical game park that even presents excellent game drive safaris in Uganda. It’s crucial to understand that lake Mburo is the smallest national game park in the Pearl of Africa and is near Kampala city. The game drives here bring you to view multiple unique and rare animals such as gazelles, topi, reedbucks, elephants, giraffes, impalas, zebras, and many others. The game drives in Lake Mburo National Park can be connected with different safari activities for your powerful happiness like guided community walks, nature walks, horseback riding, birding, and many others.

Game Drives in Uganda are seriously breathtaking and enjoyable to all tourists, therefore you should not attempt missing on your Uganda safari bucket list. For better information on how to reserve your game drive safari in Uganda, just send us an email at or call us now at Airtel;–  (+256-707457134 ), MTN;–  (+256-774784213), WhatsApp:–  (+256-775694186) to speak or chat with our team.

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