In an individuals’ lifetime, family holiday is one of the most precious package that can provide memorable experiences in this increasingly busy world we are living in today. Families travel for holidays to different destinations with different motives and interests such as exploring new places and cultures, experiencing wildlife adventures, looking to learn new skills together, relaxing together, visiting friends and relatives among others. There are no two families that are the same, each family is unique and therefore unique natural resources, attractions and tourism activities are required to satisfy the interests of different families.
The pearl of Africa Uganda is blessed with both natural and manmade features, the different parks both natural and manmade that provides activities and attractions fit for each family member adults and young ones. The top parks fit for family holidays in Uganda include the following:
Lake Side Adventure Park
Established in 2011, the park is located in Mukono in the central region of Uganda on the shores of Lake Victoria qualifying as the only high rope course in Uganda fit for both the un experienced and experienced participants. The park brings excitement though challenging of a tree top adventure to the shore of lake Victoria.
The park has a highly professional support team who help in offering a state of art adventures and climbing activities. These activities participated in include high rope course, obstacle course, crater tower building, shelter building beach volley ball and soccer among others. It is real interesting for the family and provides a memorable experience in the travel life time.
Queen Elizabeth national park
Due to its diverse ecosystems, Queen Elizabeth national park is made of sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, make it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species and over 600 species of birds. the park’s magnificent vistas include dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel during the boat ride with its banks lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants, and the endless Ishasha plains, whose fig trees hide lions ready to pounce on herds of unsuspecting Uganda kob.
The game drives in the open savannah grass lands of the national park provide a clear view of wildlife and vegetation types in the national park, the activities are generally fit for all family members both parents and young ones since there is no limitation on ages. All families therefore planning to visit Uganda should not miss out Queen Elizabeth national park.
Murchison falls national park
Being where river Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos and crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. Murchison falls National Park is fit for family holidays. The national park vegetation is characterized by savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Game drives and launch trip along the Nile provide family a great veiew of all wildlife in the national park. The wildlife include lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees, and many bird species, there is also no limitation of ages to participate in all activities in the national park, therefore families should endvour to visit Murchison falls national park for great and memorable experience.
Lake Mburo National park
Taking three hour drive from Kampala, to visit Lake Mburo national park is a good destination for family holidays. The tourism activities participated in have no limitation concerning age and they include game drives through the park, boat cruise on lake Mburo and horseback safaris are all exciting ways to view wild life in the national park. Wild animals viewed in these activities include among others zebras, buffalos, warthogs, bush bucks, impalas, topi and duickers. Different bird species are also available especially at the eastern banks of Lake Mburo all interesting to the family.
In conclusion, there are many tourism sites and parks in Uganda that provide excellent and exciting tourism packages for the family, both adults and young ones get their interests and desires fulfilled. Therefore, travelers to Uganda should endvour to visit these parks and site for family holidays.