SEMULIKI NATIONAL PARK
Semliki National Park is located in the western region of Uganda in Bundibugyo district. It is managed by Uganda wildlife authority and known to be home to over 60 mammal species, over 400 different bird species and many butterflies.
The park is near the border of Uganda and democratic republic of Congo, it’s among the richest flora and faunal diversity in Africa. The park has two hot springs and one resembles a geyser by forming a 0.5 m high fountain. These hot springs attract a large number of shorebirds and provide salt licks for many animals.
Some of the secretes of Semliki National Park include buffalos, leopard, hippopotamus, mona monkey, water chevrotain, bush babies, African civet, elephants and etc. Some of the activities in the park include, Game drives, bird watching, nature walks, Batwa community visit and many more.
What to see and do in Semuliki National Park
Visiting the Hot Springs.
The park has many wonders and among those are the two hot springs, which are very hot to the extent of boiling an egg. One resembles a geyser by forming a 0.5 m high fountain. Once you reach the place you will prove that Semuliki National Park is one of the best places to visit in Uganda.
There are many Nature trails to follow in Semliki, it depends on the visitors’ interests. Each with different rewards, view different types of butterflies, walk in the forest and behold the baboons different types of Monkeys, and the eco system.
Semliki National Park is among the best places for bird watching. The park has more than 400 bird species, including the lyre-tailed honey guide and some of these species are true forest birds, including the rare Oberländer’s ground thrush, Sassi’s olive greenbul and nine hornbill species.
Best time to visit Semuliki national park
Visitors are welcome to this park any time of the year but the best time is what is called the peak season months (dry season months) they include June, July, August, September, October, January and February.
Our Hand Picked Luxury Lodges In Semuliki National Park
Semliki Safari lodge
The lodge offers Luxury services in Semliki National Park, with its 18-guest maximum capacity, they are always keeping standard and unforgettable experience. It’s located in the Game Reserve, some of the amenities include 2 safari suites with outdoor bathtubs and private verandas, 6 luxury tents with large private verandas & daybeds, Swimming Pool, Organic vegetable garden Big open thatched main lodge, Tea and coffee in bed
Nyati Game lodge.
The lodge is Located in Semuliki Wildlife reserve right at the shores of Lake Albert. nestled in the unspoiled beauty and breathtaking environment, it’s the only lodge with Natural sand beach. The lodge is built blending the environment with impressive setting of stone Canvas with wooden floors, wide windows allowing cool breezes. They offer Bush breakfasts and Bush Dinners.
Our Most selling Trips That Include Semuliki National Park
Track chimpanzees in Kibale and stay at Semuliki Safari Lodge with a private safari off the beaten path. Double the experience tracking mountain Gorillas in Bwindi at the ridge of Nteko in Nkuringo and engage in a Batwa community tour for an authentic cultural immersion.
Famously known for its undulating and extraordinarily experience, coupled with unending savannah plains with vibrant wildlife to spectate, Uganda is home to human closest relatives, the endangered mountain Gorillas and the chimpanzees silently living in peace at one of Africa’s oldest forests.