Uganda, untouched wilderness
This East African country holds a phenomenal diversity of birds, plants and raw wildlife. Uganda is famous by the mountain gorillas and a visit to a gorilla family will be an exceptional experience. Wolf is keen to take you to Bwindi and Kibale National Parks to see these primates from close by.Besides gorillas and chimpanzees Uganda offers a combination of spectacular landscapes and beautiful National Parks. Some of the best lookouts in Africa are included.When you’re ready for some action, you can consider mountain climbing in Rwenzori Mountain National Park. This is one of Africa’s most beautiful mountain parks reaching a dazzling 5,109 meters. Or try the nature walks in Kibale, Kidepo or Murchison Park.Sport fishing in the Nile near Murchison falls is a thrill for anglers. To catch a Nile perch will boost your adrenaline to a new level.Uganda also hides some cultural treasures. Wolf can arrange village tours or show you the coffee plantations on the slopes of Mount Elgon. We also arrange community walks in Kidepo Valley to see the Karamajong lifestyle and culture. Or even a 2 to 6 day cultural heritage and nature trail trough the tropical forest of Kibale. Meet local people and gain insights into their culture.Queen Elizabeth Park is by far the most popular park in Uganda. Famous for its tree-climbing lions and home to an abundance of wildlife. This park is blessed with a variety of crater lakes, savannah plains, swamps and forest gorges.Much more isolated and therefore less visited is Kidepo Valley National Park in the North East of Uganda. Except from the big game favourites, Kidepo offers a unique piece of wildlife. From the cheetah, striped hyena, and aardwolf to the bat eared fox and ostrich. The views in the park are magnificent and waiting to be discovered. Wolf is ready to show you around.Murchison Falls National Park is famous for its impressive waterfall in the Victoria Nile. It’s the most powerful waterfall in the world and a must see. The National Park is also worth a visit, because it holds one of Uganda’s most remarkable wildlife. From your Wolf-lodge you can see the elephants, giraffes and buffaloes strolling along the riverbanks. Permanent residents, such as hippos, crocodiles and aquatic birds, often pass by and guarantee breathtaking views.Last but not least we mention Lake Mburo National Park. This park has an enormous variety of breathtaking landscapes, from savannas to forest, lakes and swamps. It’s an ideal environment to have a night game drive or a spectacular boat trip on the lake. See the crocs and hippos from close by! Wolf not only arranges the tours but also your accommodation.Before you fly back from Entebbe Airport, just relax on the shores of Lake Victoria. Wolf offers well-equipped accommodations in Entebbe where you can relax. Just sit back and overview all your experiences in this remarkable country!
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Welcome to gorilla territoryThe 330 km2 Bwindi rainforest is the oldest and most biologically diverse forest, with over 400 species of plants. Mist covers the hillsides of this impressive impenetrable forest.Bwindi is famous for its gorillas, it’s home to half of the worlds mountain gorillas. That’s why gorilla tracking is the major tourist attraction in this park. To reach Bwindi will take some effort but the reward is huge. This is truly an unforgettable experience!Bwindi rainforest hosts nine groups of gorilla families and each day only eight tourist are lucky enough to meet them.Gorilla tracking is always conducted by an experienced ranger. A tour last from a few hours up to one day, depending on the whereabouts of the gorillas. To preserve their peaceful and quiet habitat your stay with the gorillas is maximized to 1 hour.To undertake this activity you have to be reasonably fit. If you are, its more than worth the effort.Birding is another activity that provides great opportunities. Bwindi houses various albertine rift endemics such as the short-tailed warbler.A six–hour bamboo trail leads to Rwamunyoni Peak at 2607m. It’s the highest point and a notable spot for birding. A little shorter, a three hour birding walk to Mubwindi swamp could lead you to the endemic and localized African green broadbill.Wolf also offers mountain biking trips and nature walks to waterfalls and other parts of the forest. You can even do a short drive north to Buhoma to discover the breathtaking waterfalls. Finally there’s the possibility to see the traditional lifestyle and folklore of the Kigezi people.
Kidepo Valley National Park
Raw and remoteKidepo Valley National Park is by far one of Africa’s most magnificent wildernesses. The 1,450 km2 park is located in the Karamoja region in northern Uganda. The valley is dominated by the 2,750 meter Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers.
Because the Kidepo river is surrounded by Borassus palms, it looks like an oasis in the dessert. Many bird species can be found around this area.Kidepo Valley is rather far away from the well-known parks in Uganda and from Kampala. Because of its isolated location, the area is less visited by tourists. Looking for a raw and genuine experience? Please sign in and discover this Wolf-branded area.Enjoy and experience the wilderness; spot the big game favourites from close by. See the elephant, giraffe, lion, hartebeest, eland and zebra passing by. Also rare species like the striped hyena, cheetah, bat-eared fox and ostrich inhabit this untouched region.After your impressive safari in this vast and remote park you can sit back and relax in one of the luxurious lodges. Our accommodations are not only easy accessible by car, but also by plane. Just fly in and enjoy!Do you prefer game driving, nature walks or bird watching? No matter what your preference is, you will definitely fall in love with this area. Our experienced guides take you on a tour to make your fantasies come true.Are you into breathtaking views? Bring your hiking shoes and explore the impressive Mountain Morungole. Our rangers guide you to its peak where you can oversee the beauty of Kidepo park.
Murchison Falls National Park
Falling in loveMurchison Falls National Park is located at the Nothern end of the Albertine Rift Valley. This park is the largest protected area of Uganda. Including the wildlife reserves Karuma and Bugungu the park covers more than 5,000 km2.The park is bisected by the river Nile which provides the park a variety of remarkable wildlife. Murchison hosts 76 species of mammals and over 450 different birds.You can just relax at your veranda and see the elephants, giraffes and buffaloes strolling along the riverbanks. Permanent residents, such as hippos, crocodiles and aquatic birds, often pass by and guarantee breathtaking views.When you’re ready for some action Wolf will gladly show you around. The game drives around the Buligi game tracks on the northern bank are a fantastic way to see the wide range of animals in the Nile Valley. Wolf will provide the best trained rangers of the park.They know where the lions hide and show you countless mammals to photograph.Our boat trips are a must do for everyone visiting Murchison Falls. Upstream from Paraa presents an astonishing display of wildlife with the memorable frontal view of the Falls. To experience the enormous power of the strongest waterfall in the world is phenomenal.Recommended for birders is a morning cruise downstream to the Nile-Lake Albert Delta. You will discover lots of rare species and even the impressive shoebill can be spotted in this Delta.Alternatively you can do a tranquil sundowner cruise. Just relax while the sunset reflects on the river Nile.
Sport fishing in the Nile near Murchison falls is a thrill for anglers. To catch a Nile perch will boost your adrenaline level to a new level. Wolf can provide a private boat with an experienced crew and guides. Are you ready for the catch of the day?
Queen Elizabeth National Park
A royal treatQueen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The reasons for this fact are countless.The park contains many different ecosystems: from wide savannahs and shady humid forests to fertile wetlands and sparkling lakes. This makes it the ideal habitat for a classic big game: 10 primate species including chimpanzees.Classified as an Important Birding Area(IBA) by Birding International, ‘Queen Elizabeth’ is home to 600 species of birds. This is a phenomenal number for such a small area and well beyond any other East African National Park.Chimp tracking is one of ‘Queens’ highlights. For example, the Kyambura Gorge Experience is much more than discovering chimpanzees. It teaches visitors about the atmospheric rainforest including vegetation types, bird identification and chimp and monkey ecology.Of course Wolf will provide you with the best trained guides and rangers. Our professionals offer you a game drive and classic African safari experience. This journey leads you to the tracks of Kasenyi, the North Kazinga plains and the Ishasha sector. It’s guaranteed for buffalo, antelope and elephant sightings as well as warthogs and baboons encounters. In the early morning or at dusk you’ll likely track down a pride of lions or even a leopard.Wolf also recommends a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel. It gives you the chance to cruise just meters from hundreds of enormous hippos and buffalos while elephants linger on the shoreline.Queen Elizabeth National Park also connects you to the cultural part of Uganda. Guided by local community members you can spot the energetic dancers of the Kikorongo Equator Cultural Performers. Or do you prefer to watch salt being harvested on Katwe Salt Lake? A visit to an agricultural village and the traditional Banyaraguru hut is also recommended.As you notice, Queen Elizabeth National Park just has it all. Wolf is delighted to show you around and offer you an unforgettable experience and memory.