Located in western Uganda, shared by districts of Kasese, Bundibugyo and Bushenyi, Queen Elizabeth park is 1978km2 in size. The park lies 5-6 hours from Kampala on a surfaced road via masaka
It includes parts of Lakes Edward and George which are linked by Kazinga channel and other attractions. Accessing the park from Kampala is either on tarmac through Masaka (420 kms) or Fort Portal via Kasese (410kms). from Garden courts Hotel its about 280 kms. This Uganda safari park can also be reached via Ishasha sector, which is south of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
ATTRACTIONS IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK UGANDA
The park has a variety of Flora and Fauna and it’s acknowledged to be a habitat for over 95 mammal species with about 612 species of birds. The various species in this park, has made it a unique park most liked by tourists. Geographers will say that the park has around 57 vegetation but in actual sense, it has five levels of vegetation. Namely bushy grassland, Acacia woodland, Lakeshore or swamp vegetation along with forest grassland
The grasslands of the park settles wildlife such as Cape buffalo, Uganda kob, Waterbuck, Warthlog, Lion, Leopard, Hyena, Giant forest hog as well as Elephants. Topis can only be discovered in Ishasha and forest primate found in Kyambura gorge in addition to Maramagambo forest.
- Mweya Peninsula
- Kazinga Channel.
- Ishasha Tree Climbing Lions