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Semuliki National Park

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Birding True Lowland Forest

Our main focus in visiting this area was to locate and see bird species unique to this habitat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Antonio, Texas
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Semiliki valley

First the roads connecting to the park, was very impressed, the windings of the Bundibugyo... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Kampala, Uganda
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“river”(3 reviews)
“bird”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Fort Portal, Uganda
+256 41 4355000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Thank Antony W
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

I was working in the park with the Ugandan government for a week on a geothermal study and was not here as a tourist. I still had to pay $65 each day, although this is good for 24 hours. Apparently birding is great here, but...More

2  Thank Nick H
Reviewed January 27, 2017

I don't recommend you to see the hotspring, because the scale are not big. But the game drive is very good, we miss the chance to see the shoebill because we have to leave in an early morning, we only managed to do the game...More

2  Thank 954hungg
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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