Game Drives, Boat Cruises and Canopy Walk in Uganda and Rwanda.
Game drives are such an exceptional activity for one to carry out due to the fact that one will have the opportunity to spot various wildlife animals around the parks.
These can be enjoyed in various safari destinations in Uganda i.e Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, and Kidepo National Park, Semliki National Park. In Rwanda, game Drives are done in the vast Savannah and bamboo region of the Akagera National Park where you watch numerous wildlife animals in their natural habitat.
The Wildlife animals you will spot include; Elephants, Giraffes, Water bucks, Topis, kobs, wart hogs, hyenas, lions, leopards, Hippos, Buffalo, small antelope, bush bucks, etc.
Boat Cruises in Uganda and Rwanda
Boat cruises are done on in both Uganda and Rwanda. In Uganda, these are done at Murchison Falls National Park along the stunning Victoria Nile, Kazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo in Lake Mburo National Park where you watch many Hippos, Crocodiles and birds.
In Rwanda, these can be carried out at Akagera National Park along Lake Ihema on which you will spot a variety of wildlife like crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffalo, vivid kingfishers like the prehistoric-looking Shoebill, hammer kops, splendid fish Eagles, water birds like the shoebill stork, heron, malachite kingfisher, papyrus gonolek etc.
The cruises usually take about 2 hours and while carrying out this activity, you will have a chance to spot the beautiful terrain covered with thick green vegetation that inhabits many wildlife species as well as birds.
Canopy Walks in Nyungwe Forest National Park
Enjoy Canopy walks at Nyungwe Forest National Park an adventure that involves moving over the gigantic forest vegetation about 50 meters in the air. The walk way is about 200 meters long across a vertical valley covered with misty thick vegetation.
While at the top you will have the opportunity to spot the largest beautiful montane forest vegetation in East Africa and various wildlife animals inhabiting the canopies. This activity takes 2 hours and the starting/ ending point is at the park’s headquarters at the Uwinka tourist reception center.
You can also view the ground level nature and some of the wildlife animals you will spot include the L’Hoest’s Monkeys, Black-and-white Colobus, Red-tailed Monkeys, Blue Monkeys and various birds.