Found in the Semliki Valley in Western Uganda, Toro-Semliki offers a combination of tropical rainforest and savannah that join wetlands giving way to lake Albert, the flat plains are punctuated by deep river valleys and the rise of the Rift Valley Escarpment and the rolling foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. This unique geography is reflected in the diversity of wildlife species in the reserve such as the Central Africa forest buffalo, a darker leopard sub-species and the smaller forest elephant, and key savanna species of East Africa: lion, elephant, various antelope species, warthog, buffalo, etc. The birdlife is unique with the rare and elusive shoebill which nests in the shallows of Lake Albert. Chimpanzees live in the river valleys of the reserve where daily treks are arranged. Activities include; Chimpanzee Trekking, Game Drives, Guided Walks, Birdwatching, Boat trips on Lake Albert, Visits to the local Batwa (pygmy) community, night drives and visits to the geological features such as the hotsprings shown in the image here.