Butterfly watching safaris in Uganda. 5/5 (1)

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While planning to take a safari to the most endowed and gifted country in the eastern part of Africa- Uganda, get ready to see more than you had in plan because attractions are there  seen immediately you board off at any  point of arrival and you will enjoy the sights and sounds everywhere up to when you exit the country. Whether your itinerary talks about gorilla trekking safari, chimpanzee safaris or wildlife tours, the Butterfly watching safaris are automatic though less attention is availed to it since concentration is on the subject on the itinerary.

Butterfly watching safaris

Uganda is a hub for major touristic safaris that are a thrill and experiential beyond you expect talk of birding safaris, wildlife safaris, gorilla trekking safaris, chimpanzee and primates’ safaris, butterfly safaris name them all and once you are in the country, the mood for nature is automatically activated. The best places for this kind of safaris is the areas with heavy vegetation, Savannah vegetation that Uganda is fully and abundantly blessed with them all whereby the afro tropical vegetation covers about 33% of the total land population in the country giving gap for the butterfly watching safaris to be utilized of which they are untapped.

Butterfly watching safaris

 Just like hot air balloon safaris, butterfly watching safaris are less tapped or exploited too because many tourists have their attention fixed to gorilla trekking safaris, chimpanzee trekking and wildlife however, there is more to see in Uganda than you can imagine in the Pearl of Africa as far as the tourist activities are concerned.

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In Uganda, the best places for butterfly watching safaris in Uganda are Budongo forest, Queen Elizabeth national park, Kibale Forest National Park, Semuliki National Park, Mabira forest national park hence this activity can be best conducted in most of the national parks in the country.

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With the greatest threat to the butterfly species being the destruction of their habitats like forests for several other activities like agriculture, the catching of them by nearby community for food like for example at Budongo forest.

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 There are different groups of butterflies sighted in Uganda that are best to satisfy your butterfly watching safaris urge and these groups include; Papilionidae with over 31 butterfly species attached to this group of butterfly, Pieridae has 99 butterfly species, Nymphalidae has 447 species and Lycaenidae has 479 butterfly species and of which all of these have been spotted Uganda and Budongo forest and other butterfly watching spots in Uganda in particular. This should give you the ardent and enthusiastic butterfly watchers the countless reasons to visit Uganda for this kind of safari which is so more of great merit that few exploit and experience the great experience of butterfly watching hence leaving untapped, virgin, unexploited hence variety of butterflies are still intact only  communities around these butterfly watching  areas that burn the forests and clear to create land for the different activities to best for their interests however, this is the best place for this activity.

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The main reason for visiting Uganda is butterfly watching safaris however, we recommend you to visit few sites where you can see the wildlife, have boat cruise, visit the beginning point of the Nile River, or possibly if time allows, visit the big giants of the jungle in Bwindi impenetrable forest national park or have time at the primates capital doing chimpanzee and primates trekking with the best tour operator in the region, Jewel Safaris LTD. For any other inquiry, kindly engage us on our inbox at info@jewelsafaris.com and the inquiry will be attended to by the team at the information inquiry desk or you can still reserve your safari whether for butterfly watching, gorilla trekking, chimpanzee and primates or wildlife the team is ready and waiting for your inquiry.

 

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