Queen Elizabeth National Park. Places for Wildlife Safaris in Uganda?

Queen Elizabeth National Park, named after Queen Elizabeth II of England after her visit in 1952, is one of the top Uganda safaris destinations. It is located in southwestern Uganda and lies astride the Equator with monuments on both sides of the road making latitude 00. It is in the Albertine region along with Kyambura and Kigezi wildlife resources, which brings together the most diverse ecosystem in Africa. The rich biodiversity of crater lakes, forest, savannah, woodland, and acacia and numerous animal, plant, and bird species lie in an area of 1978 km2.

Ultimate Uganda Wildlife Safaris to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Choice of Holidays to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth national park is the most visited national park in Uganda. Which maybe because of its name but also is easily accessible for those traveling with public transport. Numerous crater lakes in Queen Elizabeth give incredible scenery.

Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Queen Elizabeth National Park with 415 bird species was named No. 9 best birding spot.

Boat safaris on Kazinga Channel

Boat safaris on Kazinga Channel

Kazinga channel connecting Lake Edward and Lake George provides a fantastic game Viewing site.

Community walks

Community Walks & Cultural experiences

In addition to the amazing wildlife, Queen Elizabeth has a rich cultural history with a lot of fishing villages adjacent to the park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wildlife Adventures

The park is home to over 95 mammal species, which are the main attraction of the visitors.

Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge

Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge

The park hosts the Kyambura gorge, an ‘underground’ forest, 100m below the Kichwaba escarpment.

Agro-tour walk

Agro-tour walk

Locals living in the Kichwamba escarpment, which makes up the eastern arm of the western rift valley, have an agro tourism project.

Exciting Game Drives in Queen

Exciting Game Drives

Early morning or evenings are the best times to go game viewing mainly because the sun.

Nature walks and Cultural Experiences

Nature and forest walks

These are done with a ranger guide for purposes of safety. They are available at the Mweya peninsular.

Tree Climbing Lions Tracking

Tree Climbing Lions Tracking

There are two ‘populations’ of tree climbing lions – and only found in East Africa. Tree climbing lions can be found in the Ishasha.