Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park lies in the western
rift valley. Queen Elizabeth park is located in the
western part of Uganda, bordered to the North by the
Mountains of the moon, the Rwenzori and to the West
by Lake Edward. The park has both the North and
Combined with Kyambura and Kigezi reserve, Queen
Elizabeth National Park has an area of 2475 sq kms.
There are various habitats withing the park, from
savannah to wetlands to riverine and then the low
land forests. Largely dominated by water, 250 sq kms
are lake shores for the reknown lake George and
Edward. A trip to the Kazinga channel and Ishasha
river will offer you an opportunity to see various
birds and mammals as well as wildlife at its best.
Queen Elizabeth National Park registers
boastfully a number of animals, including 95 mammal
species (among them elephants, lions, leopards, kobs,
buffaloes, jackals, spotted hyenas) and 10 primate
species, like chimpanzees, vervet monkeys, blue
monkeys, red tailed monkeys, black and white
colobus, olive baboons. The listing of birds is of
606 species entered, perhaps the gamiest in any
African National Park and in the world.
Uganda Safari to Queen elizabeth National
Park.Launch trip from Mweya on Kazinga Channel for a
marvellous wildlife feel: await to see hippos,
crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants, bushbucks, warthog
and a lot of water birds species. Game drives in
Kasenyi Plans and in Ishasha, looking for for the
veritable lions climbing the fig’s trees. “Chimp
tracking” in Kyambura Gorge and birdwatching safaris
in Maramagambo Forest.
The best time to visit this park is between
December and February. A 3 day itinerary arranged by
a recognised tour operator can help you see more of
the attractions in the National Park.