VISITING UGANDA IN JUNE/ UGANDA SAFARI IN JUNE
Visiting Uganda in June / Uganda Safari in June : June is undoubtedly one of the thought after months to take on a Uganda safari. As the country marks the end of rainy season, June comes with stunning sunny season since its one of the driest months in the country that runs throughout August. June is considered a high season in Uganda where almost everything including the accommodations, park activities and many other thing return back to normal after a long rainy season.
The month of June sees a spark and rise in Uganda’s tourism sector and at this time, the country receives several tourists from all over the world to participate in several activities including Gorilla trekking, Chimpanzee trekking, game drives, boat cruise, walking safaris, hikes and many more. Being the start of the peak season, tourists are encouraged to ensure that all their bookings of accommodations and permits are done as early as possible since the population of tourists in June is very high thus permits (Gorillas and Chimpanzees) tend to be sold out and also accommodations tend to be fully booked.
In fact people who are planning to visit Uganda in June usually book their permits and accommodation a year in advance and also the Uganda Wildlife Authority normally recommends at least 6 months in advance meaning option for a full year in advance is the way to go so as to enjoy your safari with ease.
Is June a good time to visit Uganda?
This is one of the frequently asked question by several tourists who wish to visit Uganda in June. The answer is yes, June is a very good month of the year to take on your long awaiting Uganda safari. The vegetation cover is not very thick but is still beautiful to give you that stunning and scenic views of different wildlife species and photography. But since Uganda lies along the equator line, you will possibly receive some rains once in a while.
If you are planning for a gorilla trekking or habituation experience then be sure that in June, mountain gorillas will climb back up to the higher elevation thus a walk to reach them is probably longer than during rainy seasons though the trails during the month of June are drier and easier to endure the toil with even much to spot with in the forest during the trek. You will trek your gorillas in either Bwindi impenetrable national park or in Mgahinga gorilla national park depending on one’s choice since the cost of the permits is the same.
The same applies to Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park where the chimps will be roaming the forest during the dry month of June thus require real walk to get to them during the chimpanzee trekking and habituation but obviously there is a whole lot to explore with in the forest during the month of June.
You as well ought not to miss out of guided walks and hiking safaris since the walking and hiking trails in the month of June is passable. Uganda offers several hiking and walking safaris such as top of falls hike in Murchison falls national park, guided walks in Lake Mburo national park, Mount elgon hike, Rwenzori mountains hike, volcano hikes in Mgahinga national park, hikes to the falls and many other breathtaking hiking adventures that are best enjoyed during dry months and June being one of the dry months is yet more appropriate for this safari in Uganda the pearl of Africa.
June is as well the best month of the year to visit different savanna parks in Uganda including Murchison falls national park, Lake Mburo national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kidepo valley national park among others for different fascinating adventures including Game drive safaris with an opportunity to spot several wildlife species including Elephants, Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Warthogs, antelopes, kob, tree climbing lions and many other wildlife that thrill in savanna parks of Uganda.
The reduced vegetation cover is an added advantage for spotting as many animals as possible. Take an example of visiting Murchison falls national park in June, you have a golden opportunity of watching several mammals in Uganda’s biggest savanna park with yet another fascinating view of the world’s most powerful waterfall. An adventure in queen during the month of June however, enables one to have a glance at tree climbing lions within Ishasha sector.
These rare tree climbing lions are actually found in only 2 destinations in Africa that is Queen Elizabeth national park in western part of Uganda and Lake Manyara national park in Tanzania. However, this is doesn’t mean that you have only 2 parks to visit as most of these savanna parks in Uganda are all blossoming with sparkling vegetation and abundant of wildlife making your entire Uganda safari in June so memorable.
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