Uganda provides some of the most exciting areas for boat trips while on safari. The country boosts of many rivers, channels and lakes where one can do a boat trip. Popular water bodies include Lake Victoria which is the largest flesh water lake in Uganda, River Nile the longest river on planet earth, Lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Uganda plus Kazinga channel which is the largest natural water channel in the world world. Surely you would not like to miss boat trips on one of the above mentioned water bodies once in Uganda.
Boat trips on Kazinga Channel
Kazinga channel is a natural channel connecting two graben lakes of Edward and George. Its waters originate from mountain Rwenzori, enters Lake George before over flowing through Kazinga channel to Lake Edward. Kazinga channel is located in Queen Elizabeth National Park and its on this channel that many animals flock to enjoy flesh water. If you take a two hour boat trip on this channel, you are more likely to see more animals, and water birds than you can see on any given game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Its on record that Kazinga channel has the highest concentration of hippos in the whole world. Let Encounter Africa Safaris organize a tour that will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a boat trip on Kazinga Channel.
Boat trips in Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is privileged to have river nile pass through it and dividing the park into two sectors. One of the most popular activities is the boat trip to the base of Victoria Falls where you get to see water squeezing through a narrow gorge. On this boat trip, many animals including hippos, elephants, crocodiles, and birds are sited. In Murchison Falls National Park still, one can do boat trips to the delta downstream in search for the rare and elusive shoebill stock. For details on safaris to Murchison Falls National Park, Encounter Africa Safaris is looking forward to working with you.
If you have sometime in Entebbe, take some time off to enjoy boat trips to Ngamba Island to view orphaned chimpanzees feed or take a wine and cheese and or sunset cruise on the Lake. Those going to Lake Bunyonyi, a canoe ride on the lake to explore the different islands and their rich history is truly rewarding