8 Days' Wild Tour

Fortportal

Kibale National Park: One of the main attractions in Fort Portal is Kibale National Park, famous for its population of chimpanzees. Visitors can go on guided chimpanzee tracking tours, where they have the opportunity to observe these intelligent primates up close in their natural habitat. The park is also home to other primates, including red colobus monkeys and L'Hoest's monkeys. Queen Elizabeth National Park: Located near Fort Portal, Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of Uganda's most popular wildlife reserves. It offers diverse ecosystems, including savannahs, wetlands, and forests, which support a wide range of wildlife. Visitors can go on game drives to spot animals such as elephants, lions, buffalos, hippos, and various antelope species. The park is also a haven for birdwatchers, with over 600 bird species. Rwenzori Mountains National Park: For those interested in hiking and mountaineering, Rwenzori Mountains National Park is a must-visit. The park is home to the Rwenzori Mountains, also known as the "Mountains of the Moon," which offer breathtaking scenery and challenging trekking routes. Visitors can embark on multi-day hikes to reach the snow-capped peaks and experience the unique flora and fauna found at high altitudes. Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru Caves: Located just outside Fort Portal town, the Amabere Ga Nyinamwiru Caves are a cultural and historical site worth exploring. The caves are believed to be the birthplace of Nyinamwiru, a legendary princess from the Toro Kingdom. Inside the caves, visitors can see stalactites and stalagmites, as well as a waterfall known as "Amabeere Ga Nyinamwiru," which means "breasts of Nyinamwiru" in the local language.
Fort Portal Crater Lakes: The Fort Portal area is dotted with numerous crater lakes, formed by volcanic activity. These lakes offer stunning views and opportunities for activities such as boat rides, fishing, and picnicking. Some popular crater lakes to visit include Lake Nyinabulitwa, Lake Nkuruba, and Lake Saaka. Toro Kingdom Palace: Fort Portal is the seat of the Toro Kingdom, and visitors can explore the Toro Kingdom Palace to learn about the region's history and cultural heritage. The palace showcases traditional architecture and artifacts, and visitors may have the chance to witness cultural performances and ceremonies. Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary: Located near Kibale National Park, the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary is a community-led conservation project that offers guided nature walks through a swampy wetland. The sanctuary is home to various bird species, including the great blue turaco and the elusive shoebill stork. Visitors can also spot primates such as red colobus monkeys and black-and-white colobus monkeys.
The Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch

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Visiting the Ranch not only provides an opportunity to witness these majestic creatures up close but also contributes to the crucial conservation efforts being made to protect and increase the rhino population in Uganda. 1. Rhino Conservation: The main purpose of the Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch is to conserve and protect the endangered rhinoceros species. The ranch is home to a population of Southern White Rhinos, which were brought to Uganda from different p...
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Ziwa Rhino Ranch