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About Wild Adventures

Most of the safaris in Uganda are outside urban areas because most tourist attractions are found in gazetted areas which are in the country side. Below, Tides Africa Safaris brings you some of the popular activities through which tourists go wild.

Wild Adventures

Spectacular Game Drives

Park rangers will help you spot the lions that may be sitting on the valley’s various rocks. Other wildlife includes elephants, leopard, bush duiker, jackal, bushbuck, bush pig, ostrich and Cape buffalo, Burchell’s zebra bushpig, warthog, Rothschild’s giraffe, bushbuck, bushduiker, Defassa waterbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest and oribi. Others include; the greater and lesser kudu, eland and cheetah. Others include the leopard, spotted hyena and black-backed and side-striped jackals. ...Read more

Primate Walks

Be treated to a thrilling experience by taking part in the popular tracking of man’s closest cousins; gorillas as well as Baboons and chimpanzees in the incredible Bwindi and Mgahinga National parks in South Western Uganda. You can also take part in the trekking of the astonishing apes (Chimpanzees) which share 94% of their DNA with humans in Kibale National Park in Western Uganda. As you search for Kibale’s resident chimpanzees, keep an eye out for other primates ...Read more

Bird watching

According to Keith Betton of Travel Africa Magazine Uganda and Vice Chairman of Africa Bird Club Uganda is home to 2 of the top 10 birding sites in Africa that is Bwindi Impenetrable forest( No 1) and Murchision falls national park (No 9) a hub to many bird species. Out of 1500 bird species found in East Africa, 1000 of these are found in Uganda compared to around 700 species found in Europe. Thus, Uganda is a one stop destination for birding. For instance the endangered African Green Broadbill. ...Read more

Mountaineering

You should really come to Uganda and experience what it feels like climbing the only block- snow capped Mountain in East Africa which is 5109m above sea level. The equatorial snow peaks include the third highest point in Africa, while the lower slopes are blanketed in moorland, bamboo and rich, moist montane forest. Huge tree-heathers and colorful mosses are draped across the mountainside with giant lobelias and “everlasting flowers”, creating an enchanting, fairytale scene. ...Read more

UG Scenery

To take refuge from the hustle and bustle of the modern world, you can travel to a mountain wilderness around the Rwenzori and Elgon areas, where tranquil mountain lakes and snow-capped peaks stand sentinel over sleepy mountain towns. You can also enjoy the good view of Uganda’s astounding natural beauty by driving in the low lying savannah plains of Kidepo, Murchision, and Queen Elizabeth national parks.. ...Read more