Queen Elizabeth National Park
QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Queen Elizabeth National Park was gazetted in 1952, and two years later it was renamed to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain.
With an area of 1,978 square kilometers the park lies on the floor of Africa’s Western Rift Valley and foothills south of the Ruwenzori Mountains.
This is the second largest park in Uganda after Murchison national Park and its home to African buffalo, hippopotamus, Nile crocodile, leopard, chimpanzees, lions L’Hoest’s monkey, black-and-white colobus and olive baboon, the sitatunga antelope ,spotted hyena and more than 95 species of mammals that have been recorded where they line up at the banks of Kazinga Channel .
Other attractions besides the earlier mentioned include crater lakes, volcanic cones, and Savannah. Over 600 bird species have been recorded in this park.
Apart from game viewing and trekking , clients will also enjoy bird watching and boat trips ,nature walks,have cultural experience with the local communities , explore the caves chimpanzee tracking ,hiking among other activities.
Accommodation in this park varies from budget to to medium to luxury camps and lodges and clients will have a chance to choose their preference while booking.
Safaris to this park includes amazing itineraries put together to make a memorable experience.
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