Uganda honeymoon safaris; Uganda is one of the romantic destinations in Africa for honeymooners as it has a lot to offer in terms of wildlife, primates, water bodies, birds, open savannah plains, mountains among others to make your honeymoon safari unforgettable. Uganda is one of the best honeymoon destinations and this article will highlight different areas including the national parks to visit during your honeymoon safari, the best time to go for honeymoon, where to stay during you’re the safari among others so as to guide you organize a successful honeymoon safari.
Where to go for honeymoon safari in Uganda
Lake Mburo national park
Lake Mburo national park is smallest savannah national park located in western park of Uganda and it’s one of the destinations to visit during your honeymoon safari. During your honeymoon safari in Lake Mburo national park you will be able to engage in various activities like horseback riding, sport fishing where you will catch different fish types, guided nature walks, boat cruise where you will spot hippos and crocodiles in water, game drives where you will view animals like buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, topi, warthogs, impalas, elands, waterbucks among others.
Murchison falls national park
Murchison falls national park is the largest protected area in Uganda and another destination to visit during your honeymoon safari. During your honeymoon safari in Murchison falls national park, you will be able to engage in activities like Nile delta boat cruise and boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you will be able to view Nile crocodiles and hippos in water, sport fishing where you will catch and release different fish types, chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest where you will spend time with the chimpanzees, nature walks and top of the falls view where you will view the world’s most powerful waterfall, bird watching where you will spot variety of bird species and game drives where you will be able to view animals like elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, oribi, warthogs among others.
Bwindi impenetrable national park
Bwindi impenetrable national park is located in southwestern part of Uganda and it’s one of the most visited national parks in Uganda and also one of the destinations to visit during your Uganda honeymoon safari. Bwindi impenetrable national park is famously known for harboring the endangered mountain gorillas and other primates like black and white colobus monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, bird species including the Albertine rift endemics among others. During your honeymoon safari in Bwindi impenetrable national park, you will engage in gorilla trekking activity where you will spend one hour with the mountain gorillas, gorilla habituation experience where you will be able to spend four hours with the gorillas under habituation process, guided nature walks/bird watching, cycling/ mountain biking, batwa cultural tour where you will interact with the batwa people who used to live in Bwindi forest before it was gazetted into a national park
Queen Elizabeth national park
Queen Elizabeth is the second largest protected area in Uganda located in western part of Uganda in Kasese, Kamwenge, Ruburizi and Rukungiri districts. Queen Elizabeth national park is famously known for harboring the tree climbing lions which are found in ishasha sector and other animals like buffaloes, elephants, leopards, Uganda kobs among others. During your honeymoon safari in Queen Elizabeth national park, you will be able to participate in boat cruise on Kazinga channel where you will view large concentrations of hippos and Nile crocodiles in water, nature walks in Maramagambo forest, cultural tour, day and night game drives where you will be able to view animals like leopards, lions, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, topi, giant forest hogs, buffaloes, warthogs, hyenas, elephants among others.
Kibale forest national park
Kibale forest national park is another destination to visit during your honeymoon safari in Uganda. The part is located in western region in Kabarole district and its also known as the primate capital due to the fact that it harbors 13 primate species including over 1,500 chimpanzees, grey checked mangabey, black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, l’hoest monkeys, vervet monkeys, olive baboons among others. During your honeymoon safari in Kibale forest national park, you will be able to engage in chimpanzee trekking where you will spend one hour with the chimpanzees, nature walks, night forest walks, chimpanzee habituation experience where you will spend four hours with the chimpanzees, bird watching where you will be able to spot different bird species among others.
There are other destinations that you can visit during your honeymoon safari in Uganda such as Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale which is the deepest lake in Uganda, Lake Victoria, Mgahinga gorilla national park, Kidepo valley national park where you will view abundant wildlife species, Jinja where you will visit the source of the Nile, Mount Elgon and Mount Rwenzori, Ngamba island, Mabamba swamp where you will be able to spot the shoebill stork among others.
Best time to go for the Uganda honeymoon safari
Honeymoon safari in Uganda can be done anytime throughout the year though the best time is during the dry season in the months of June, July, August, September, December, January and February because during this period there is less or little rainfall in the national parks therefore vegetation will be short which allows you to have clear views of different wildlife species, access roads and trekking trails will also be dry during the dry season which makes nature walk, chimpanzee trekking and gorilla trekking easy.
Where to stay during your honeymoon safari in Uganda
There are a number of accommodation facilities ranging from budget, midrange and luxury where you can stay during your honeymoon safari in Uganda. The accommodations include Nile safari lodge, Elephant plains lodge, Chimpundu lodge, Buhoma lodge, Mahogany springs lodge, Four gorillas lodge, Buhoma haven lodge, Primates lodge, Buffalo safari lodge, Ichumbi lodge, Mihingo lodge, Arcadia cottages Lake Bunyonyi, Chimpanzee forest lodge, Isunga lodge, Twiga safari lodge, Elephant hub lodge, Paraa safari lodge, Lake Bunyonyi Eco lodge, Rwakobo Rock lodge, Buhoma Community rest camp, Parkside safari lodge, Eagles nest lodge, Queen Elizabeth bush lodge, Ruhija gorilla mist camp among others.
How to get to the safari destinations during your honeymoon safari
The safari destinations in Uganda can be accessed by road transport means where you will drive from Kampala/Entebbe to your preferred honeymoon destination in a 4WD safari vehicle.
Safari destinations in Uganda can also be accessed by air transport means where you will book scheduled or charter flights with Aerolink Uganda from Entebbe international airport to Kihihi airstrip, Mweya airstrip, Kisoro airstrip, Pakuba airstrip, Bugungu airstrip, Mbarara airstrip, Kasese airstrip among others. Domestic flights to different national parks in Uganda can be booked by your trusted tour operator.
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