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Simple Semliki

Rebecca
Visited: Jun 2010 Reviewed: Sep 23, 2015

Our friends ran the lodge in Tooro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, on the way to Semuliki National Park, for several years, so their home became our respite from the forest on many occasions.
Both the reserve and the park are quite low-key - don't go expecting to see the big 5 (though lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo do still remain in the reserve). Go for the quiet, for the chance to relax in wilderness without always bouncing around on a game ... read more

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Tour the Semuliki Valley

Pearl Africa SAfaris
Visited: Feb 2013 Reviewed: Mar 28, 2014

The Semliki valley is a small corner of the DRC poking into Uganda. This outstanding valley lies at the foot of the Albertine Rift to the west of Fort portal, and it is the only lowland rainforest making a continuation to the huge Ituri forest in the DRC. The valley is magnificently divided into two by the Rwenzori foothills hence offering the best view of Mt. Rwenzori slopes, Lake Albert and the Semliki River making its way to DRC.
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The ultimate dream of a Tourist

Asyanut Safaris and Travel
Visited: Nov 2013 Reviewed: Nov 25, 2013

Located in Bundibugyo District, lying beyond Mountain Rwenzori on the floor of Semuliki section of the Albertine Rift Valley, Semuliki National Park is the extension of Ituri Forest. it is the only lowland tropical rain forest and one of the richest flora and fauna biodiversity in East Africa.
It is famous due to its varied bird population totalling to 435 bird species which is 34% of Uganda's total, mammal species like Chmpanzee, Leopards, ... read more

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The Only Real Jungle In Eastern Africa ?

Skywalker
Visited: Dec 2012 Reviewed: May 03, 2013

Named for the river which forms the Congolese border and established in 1993, Semuliki National Park is Uganda's newest park. The locals say it is the only real jungle in east Africa, the over 300 tree species recorded in the park back this fact. I was here for a day , having visited most of Uganda's national parks, I couldn't miss this expedition before leaving. What greets you when you enter the park is a damp cold ghostly atmosphere (if you... read more

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