Semuliki National Park

Semuliki National Park

Explore the Enchanting Wilderness of Semuliki National Park

Welcome to Semuliki National Park, a hidden gem nestled in the western part of Uganda. Known for its untamed beauty, diverse habitats, and unique wildlife, Semuliki offers visitors an immersive safari experience off the beaten path.

Key Features:

  1. Tropical Rainforest: Venture into the heart of Semuliki’s lush tropical rainforest, one of the few lowland rainforests in East Africa. Explore dense foliage, towering trees, and meandering rivers teeming with life, creating a haven for a variety of flora and fauna.
  2. Hot Springs: Discover the park’s famous Sempaya Hot Springs, where boiling water erupts from the ground in a dramatic display of nature’s power. Marvel at the steamy geothermal pools, believed by locals to possess healing properties, and immerse yourself in the therapeutic waters.
  3. Birdwatching Paradise: Semuliki National Park is a paradise for birdwatchers, boasting over 440 bird species, including rare and endemic species such as the African grey parrot, Nkulengu rail, and white-crested hornbill. Set out on birding excursions with experienced guides and witness a spectacular array of avian life.
  4. Primate Haven: Encounter a diverse array of primates, including chimpanzees, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and red-tailed monkeys, as they swing through the treetops and forage for food. Join guided primate tracking tours and observe these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.

Planning Your Visit:

  1. Primate Tracking: Embark on guided chimpanzee tracking expeditions through the forest, accompanied by experienced rangers who will lead you to the best vantage points for observing these intelligent primates. Listen to their vocalizations and observe their social interactions for a truly unforgettable experience.
  2. Nature Walks: Take leisurely nature walks along well-marked trails, allowing you to explore the park’s diverse ecosystems at your own pace. Learn about the medicinal properties of indigenous plants, spot rare butterflies and insects, and listen to the symphony of bird calls echoing through the forest.
  3. Cultural Encounters: Engage with the local Batwa pygmy community, who have called the forests of Semuliki home for centuries. Learn about their traditional way of life, ancient customs, and unique relationship with the natural world during cultural visits and interactive experiences.
  4. Accommodation: Choose from a range of accommodation options, including safari lodges, tented camps, and eco-friendly resorts, each offering comfortable amenities and immersive nature experiences amidst the wilderness of Semuliki National Park.

Embark on a Safari Adventure:

Experience the magic of Semuliki National Park and embark on a safari adventure like no other. Whether you’re drawn to the allure of tropical rainforests, hot springs, or diverse wildlife, Semuliki promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Uganda’s natural wonders. Start planning your safari today and prepare to be amazed by the beauty and biodiversity of Semuliki National Park.


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Tour details

  • Tour Type Game Drive
  • Country Uganda
  • National Languages English
  • Time Zone GMT+3