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Encounter Africa safaris is glad to announce end of year Uganda safari ideas for all those interested in visiting Uganda the pearl of Africa. Gifted by nature, Uganda is one country still undiscovered but has a lot to offer to clients and tourists. Uganda is home to over half of worlds mountain gorillas, has the largest flesh water lake and the longest river on planet earth where marine tourism is booming. With 10 National Park that includes Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park among others, one can spend over 20 days including end of year which normally is on 31st December of every year.

End of year Uganda safari ideas by Encounter Africa safaris

Encounter Africa safaris is one of the leading tour operator for Uganda and Rwanda. We have been in the industry for quite some time and as such have been able to gather exciting travel ideas that we are able to put together for our interested and potential clients. When you contact Encounter Africa safaris for your end of year Uganda safari ideas, we will assign you one of our trusted and professional safari designer who will discuss with you in details and also offering several options just like the below.

End of year Uganda gorilla safari tours in Bwindi.

One of the most exciting place to spend your end of year or 31st of December in Uganda is Bwindi impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga National Park. Gorilla trekking on 31st December could be one of the activities that may stick in your mind for a lifetime. Gorilla trekking can only be guaranteed if you book and secure your gorilla permits intime and in advance. 31st December being a special day attracting many people to celebrate it, one needs to secure of book gorilla permits for Bwindi in advance and if possible 7 to 8 months in advance.

Bwindi alone has over 17 mountain gorilla families and each gorilla family is visited by a maximum of 8 people. Bwindi has four sectors that include Ruhija in the east, Buhoma in the North, Nkuringo and Rushaga in the south. All these sectors can be accessed from Entebbe and Kigali International Airport. The permit that you book with determine which lodge you will book since each region has its lodges ranging from Budget, Deluxe and High End Lodges.

Your end of year Uganda gorilla safari tour will have to take a minimum of 2 days if you fly into Kigali and 3 if you use Entebbe International Airport. You can also add on other activities in and around Bwindi impenetrable National Park such as forest/nature walks as well as Batwa experience. For more details about End of year safari ideas and packages, feel free to contact Encounter Africa safaris.</p.

End of year Uganda gorilla habituation experience safari ideas

While in Bwindi impenetrable National Park, you may instead of doing the normal gorilla trek of one hour opt for gorilla habituation experience which allows you to spend up to four hours with mountain gorillas still under habituation. With this, only four people are allowed to visit a given group of mountain gorilla family under Habituation. Permits need to be booked in advance in order not to miss out. Gorilla habituation experience safaris only take place in the southern part of Bwindi impenetrable National park and for those interested in this activity have to be booked in lodges located on the southern part of this forest.

Game and boat cruise Uganda safaris ideas for 31st December.

Are you a fun of wildlife and you want to spend your end of year in any of Uganda magnificent National Parks? Popular National Parks that offer both game drives and boat cruises include Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park and Lake Mburo National park. If you intend to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park at the end of the year, you could choose to spend your time in the southern part of the park known as Ishasha to look for lions that climb trees among other game. You may as well choose to visit the northern part of the park known as mweya for game drives in Kasenyi as well as a boat cruise on Kazinga channel popularly known to have the highest concentration of hippos in the whole world.

Another place that should be included in your end of year Uganda safari idea is Murchison Falls National Park which is the biggest conservation area in Uganda. Murchison Falls National Park is popular for its spectacular game drive in the northern sector of Paraa as well as boat cruise to the base of the falls or to the delta. Imagine spending your end of year in a lovely park like Murchison Falls National Park. If interested in visiting Murchison Falls National Park on 31st December, please do contact Encounter Africa safaris for more details.

Lake Mburo National Park is yet another small but exciting National Park and the easiest and quickest to access from Kampala. Lake mburo provides opportunity to do game drives and see a lot of game in a small area. Lake Mburo National Park is popular for its impalas, giraffes, Zebras and if lucky leopards that can be easily cited on a given game drive. Game drives can be combined with a boat cruise on Lake Mburo National Park.

Chimpanzee trekking on 31st December

Chimpanzee trekking is one of end of year Uganda safari idea that should be considered by those interest in spending their holiday in Uganda. In Kibale, we have a national park that has been referred to as the primate capital of Africa. Here, you will be able to trek chimpanzee as well as spotting some other 11 species of primates in this forest. Other areas where chimp trekking takes place in Uganda include Budongo Forest, Kyambura Gorge and Karinzu. For more details on when and how to book chimpanzee permits, do not hesitate to contact Encounter Africa safaris.

Other Uganda safari ideas in Uganda including visiting the source of the nile for water rafting and boat cruises, visiting lakes such as Lake Bunyonyi and Lake Mutanda among others. Uganda is also endowed with many cultural and historical sites for special interest.

Why Encounter Africa safaris for your end of year Uganda safari ideas.

Are you looking for end of year Uganda safari on 31st December and not sure of how to go about it? Encounter Africa provides an answer to all your queries. Encounter Africa safaris is one of the highly rated tour operators for Uganda and Rwanda. We make sure when contacted to provide reliable information that will assist you in planning a memorable end of year Uganda safari holiday. Encounter Africa is highly rated on Trip advisor as well as Safari bookings where you too can leave a review.

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