AFRICAN CAPE BUFFALO

The African Cape buffalo is a member of the Big five animals found in Africa’s wildlife parks. Among the other five include the Lion, Leopard, African Elephant and Rhinoceros. The Buffalo has four subspecies and among them is the African Cape buffalo which is also the largest. The other species include the water buffalo found in Asia which are…

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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Marv  Safaris Uganda  and other Tour Operators, Hotels, airlines, Travel Agencies and Tourism Destinations, has designed a unique comprehensive, 2-3 months internship program  for students that have completed Bachelor Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in Travel, Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure related courses. The Internship Program exposes students to the real life in the industry. The internship involves  real time communication…

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GORILLAS

Why are mountain gorillas endangered? Why are mountain gorillas endangered? Common questions, isn’t it?  Many people often ask why gorillas are endangered. Well let’s start by giving a brief description of gorilla to be precise the mountain gorillas are seem to be more endangered gorilla species. Mountain gorillas  are the largest apes and primates that are subspecies of Eastern…

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Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park is a national park 140km (87mi) north of Lake Victoria. The park spans the border between Uganda and Kenya in Western Uganda. The Ugandan portion covers 1,110km2 and is home to the famous Sipi Falls. Sitting in the foothills of Mt Elgon and overlooking a vast plain, Sipi Falls is arguably the most beautiful chain…

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Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is located in North Western Uganda. The park is approximately 300 kilometres (190 mi) northwest of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city and at 3,840 km2, is one of Uganda’s largest parks. It takes approximately 4 hours to drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls. Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift…

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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in Western Uganda, approximately 376 kilometres (234 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. It is 1,978 km2 and it takes approximately 5 hours to drive there from Kampala The park area extends from Lake George in the northeast to Lake Edward in the southwest, and includes the Kazinga…

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Lake Mburo National Park

Activities in Lake Mburo National Park Boat Trips: The most popular activity in Lake Mburo is the motorboat trip on the lake. A journey on the lake will provide great opportunities to observe resident hippo and crocodiles. Water bird species are often too numerous for even the keenest birder to identify them all. These great wildlife experiences coupled with…

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Kidepo Valley National Park

Kidepo Valley National Park is a large national park in North Eastern Uganda, 520 km (320 mi) from Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. It takes approximately 8 hours to drive there from Kampala. It is 1,442 km2 of mostly rugged savannah, dominated by the 2,750 metres Mount Morungole and transected by the Kidepo and Narus rivers, creating two distinct valleys….

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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

  Park Overview No other wildlife encounter in Uganda matches the astounding experience of spending time face-to-face with Primates. Trekking takes place in a handful of far flung locations, adding a layer of exotic adventure to these safaris that is hard to match on any other itinerary. The fact that gorillas as a species are on the brink of…

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