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Semuliki National Park

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Fort Portal, Uganda
+256 41 4355000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often visit here despite the lack of 'good' accommodation. This time we tried the UWA Bandas, see review, which were reasonable but not wonderful. The NP is home to many rare and unusual birds and worth spending a day or two seeking them out....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mfuwe
Reviewed November 28, 2018

It is the remoteness of this park that sets it apart. The journey from Fort Portal from the Ruwenzori mountains into the Congo basin in which the Semliki park sits, takes you into a region that feels untouched. We didn't see a lot of wildlife...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AndrewA64
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Our main focus in visiting this area was to locate and see bird species unique to this habitat. Safely guided by knowledgeable, friendly ranger, our group really enjoyed hiking this special lowland forest. A highlight of the visit to this park was viewing the natural...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rrheard
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It's quite been so much that I visited, but this place "Semuliki National park, Sempaya hot springs" is one of it's kind! It's amidst one of the oldest forests in the region(the Ituri), shared by Uganda and slopping down to the Congo! It's a rich...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elton g
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I were scouting for a pending research project, interested in learning about forest elephant habits. After paying our fees, we were fitted with rubber boots. We both had leather boots designed for serious hiking, but we took the advice of wearing the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank donalw347
Reviewed June 17, 2018

beautiful place with the host springs, variety of birds, primates found in the Albartine rift valley the forest is connected to Ituuli forest in Congo Drc

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bjornsin s
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

First the roads connecting to the park, was very impressed, the windings of the Bundibugyo fortportal road. Now at the park The security, l can say..its good,your given two guards plus a tour guide something not common on most parks. Ohh God l wanted to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mbdanson55
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Had a walk in the park and also view of the hot springs; Sempaya male and female hot springs. It's got a variety of birds, some mammals and reptiles like crocs in River Semliki that borders the park.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PhoebeHannie
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Visiting the hot springs is quite amazing, it gives you another view of the world and its attraction. Boiling eggs at the female hot spring is the most interesting moment and moving on the wood board though male hot springs looks amazing to me because...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank odyekfred5
Reviewed February 1, 2018

I had an opportunity to visit this park you have to see it to believe it. This is not a part. it's a world nature. Too warm nearby still can walk over through a wooden made walkway

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from odyekfred5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Thanks so much for having shown interest in visiting Semuliki National Park. For direction, after reaching Fort Portal, you head towards the lion Monument in case you approaching the town from Kampala route and turn to... More