Overview – Kampala

Kampala is the capital city of Uganda and is not typically considered a destination for safari tourism. However, there are several nearby national parks and game reserves that offer opportunities for wildlife viewing and other outdoor activities.

One of the most popular destinations for safari tourism near Kampala is the Queen Elizabeth National Park. This park is located approximately 400 kilometres southwest of Kampala and is home to a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, hippos, and over 600 species of birds. Visitors can take guided game drives, boat safaris, and nature walks to explore the park and its wildlife.

Another nearby park is Murchison Falls National Park, which is located approximately 300 kilometres northwest of Kampala. This park is known for its spectacular waterfalls as well as its wildlife, which includes elephants, giraffes, buffalo, and chimpanzees. Visitors to Murchison Falls can take game drives, boat safaris, and hikes to explore the park.

In addition to these parks, there are also several other smaller game reserves and wildlife sanctuaries near Kampala that offer opportunities for safari tourism. These include the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, the Kaniyo Pabidi Forest Reserve, and the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

Overall, while Kampala may not be a traditional destination for safari tourism, there are several nearby parks and reserves that offer opportunities for wildlife viewing and other outdoor activities.

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