Adventure Activities to do in Semuliki National Park : Semuliki National park is located in the western region of Uganda in Bundibugyo district and it considered being among the smallest national parks in the country which covers a total surface area of about 220 square kilometers and it stands at an elevated area of about 670 meters and 760 meters above the sea level. Semuliki national park was officially published as a national park in 1993 and it is situated within the Albertine Rift sharing boarders with other countries like; the Democratic Republic of Congo. More so, this national park is being managed by the government agency programme which is known as; Uganda Wildlife Authority which has a major role of ensuring that all the national parks are conserved and protected with an aim of maintaining the number of the wildlife species in the country due to the fact that they are considered to be among the major tourist attractions in Uganda hence leading to the development of the Tourism industry. In addition, exploring through this national park gives you opportunities to see some of the attractions and participate in many various interesting activities where one gains a new experience and creates remarkable memories to remember. Therefore, some of the activities include the following below;

Adventure things to do while in Semuliki National park.

Bird watching.

Semuliki national park is a great birding destination to travel to while on a tour in Uganda because it is a home to over 435 bird species that are best spotted within Ntandi and Sempaya where they can be able to spot the birds in large and some of these birds include; the great blue turaco, the white crested hornbill, piping hornbill, Ross’s turaco, yellow throated nicator, the yellow throated cuckoo, African picluet, red tailed leaflove, haartlaub’s duck and many others.

Hiking to Sempaya hot springs.

The Sempaya hot springs are found along the edge of the great Ituri forest and it is considered one of the main attractions that are found within the park. and the unique thing about the Sempaya hot springs is that there are both female and male springs whereby the female springs are referred to as Nyasimbi which means female ancestors in the local language and its waters boil at temperature 103 degrees. More so, the male hot springs are referred to as Bintnte and hiking

Adventure Activities to do in Semuliki National Park
Sempaya Hot Springs

To this spring takes you about one hour. tourists who opt to hike to the Sempaya hot springs involves them to walk through the large forest where they chances to sight see at many wildlife species such as; black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys, baboons and many others.

Cultural Encounters.  

Tourists exploring within Semuliki National park can opt to visit within the neighbouring communities where they get chances to interact with the Batwa people and get to learn more about their culture and history through listening from their stories. More so, they get learn other interesting things like how these people prepare their local meals, watch their traditional dance performances which are always exciting, and try to learn some basic of the local language and many others.

Game drives.

Tourists can also choose to embark onto game drive activities, which are usually done in two different sessions for example in the morning and evening. However, during these games drives individuals are always accompanied with the park guides whose role is to lead them through and ensure the safety of both tourists and the animals. More so, during the game drives, tourists always get chances to be to sight see many wildlife species such as; buffalos, leopards, African elephants, Bush babies, warthogs, waterbucks and many others.

And apart from, the above mentioned  there are so many other activities that tourists can do while touring around Semuliki National park and some of these include; guided nature walks where they also accompanied with a park guide, wildlife viewing, community visits and many others.

Contact our trusted tour operators for more information about what adventurous activities that are done within the park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Semuliki National park in Uganda.