You can’t beat the drama of Mburo – a massive herd of giraffes and their zebra friends marching across the grasslands, a buffalo wallowing in the mud to get rid of ticks, a pack of hyenas quibbling over a carcass, or a hungry croc dramatically rising from the lake after which the park is named.
Rwanda’s safari industry is in a healthy state as the people tasked with protecting wildlife genuinely care about them. This explains why the poaching rate is less than 3%. The first-timer cannot go wrong with a classic package safari that combines Volcanoes National Park and Akagera National Park where the re-introduction of Big 5 has added some excellent new options for the visitor.
Uganda, to most people, is safari and trekking primates in dense ancient forests. This is where it all begins as explained below; however, it is also true that Uganda is home to 40million people who can’t wait to treat you to endearing traditional cultures that date back to as far as the 14th centuries.