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Wildebeest Migration, Central Serengeti

 

Shortly after the rain begins in November, the migrating mega herd arrives on the short-grass plains of the Central Serengeti in December. After an action-packed journey, while crossing the Masai Mara, millions of wildebeests go back to Southern and Central Serengeti. The migrating herds move quicker towards the south down to the Southern Plains which they typically reach in a matter of days. Witness millions of large animals including wildebeests and zebras flock and move from one place to another with their calves in Central Serengeti during December. It will be an unbelievable experience to see before your eyes the overwhelming amount of animals, which are the strongest ones left after facing tons of predators along their migration journey.

 

Kampala, Uganda

 

Kampala is Uganda's capital city. Flying to this town, you will witness and learn the unique culture and traditions of Kenyans. You can also visit many historical locations in the busy city. To start, head to the Uganda National Cultural Centre where the heritage of the nation's performing arts is reflected. The Kasubi Tombs is also a must-see, which is the burial site of the Buganda Kingdom's royal family. Craft markets are everywhere in Kampala where you can buy unique crafts from different villages. Learn more about Kenya by visiting the Uganda Museum that has been established since 1908. Near the school district in Kampala is Wandegeya Market will make you feel youthful with its modern vibe where also tons of boutiques, salons, offices and fresh produce can be found.

 

Murchison Falls National Park

 

Murchison Falls National Park is a famous destination in Uganda. The renowned incredible fall is the Nile river flowing, squeezing into an 8m wide gorge. Surrounding the park, you will also find a rich plant life, as well as 76 species of mammals and 451 species of birds. Animals like hippopotamuses, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda kobs, Hartebeests and Oribis are species you can encounter at the park. There are multiple activities that you can at the park as well. Launch trips, hiking, nature walks, birding, cultural encounters, and sports fishing are just some of the fun adventures you can do at the Murchison Falls National Park.

 

Kibale National Park

 

Kibale National Park is a popular destination for chimpanzee trekking. The place offers a world-class viewing of the primates, as well as other species of mammals and birds. There are lots of activities in the area such as nature walks, cultural encounters, and bird watching. The Kibale National Park homes about 1450 chimpanzees that you can encounter up-close in their natural habitat. Around 138 bird species are in the area like White-spotted Flufftail, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Yellow-spotted Barbet, Yellow-billed Barbet, Grey-winged Robin-chat, Western Nicator, White-tailed Ant-thrush, Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher, Brown-backed Scrub-robin, Brown-throated Wattle-eye, Brown-crowned Tchagra, Superb Sunbird, and so much more. The Kibale National Park is also famous for its rich flora and fauna, which trekkers and climbers look forward to seeing.