QUEEN ELIZABETH NP

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 games) or Fort Portal via Kasese  (410kms). The park is 5-6 hours from Kampala on the surface road via Masaka. This Uganda safari park can also be reached via the 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, warthog, lion, leopard, hyena, giant forest hog as well as elephants. Topics can only be discovered in Ishasha and forest primate found in Kyambura Gorge in addition to Maramagambo forest.

OTHER ATTRACTIONS

  • Mweya Peninsula
  • Kazinga Channel