Attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
The park has multiple attractions rendering it one of the most frequented parks in Uganda. The amazing vegetation and terrain attracts many visitors with the need to catch a glimpse of the following;
The Kazinga channel is about 40m long adjoining Lake Gorge to Lake Edward with a perfect view of the parks’ major wildlife ventures. Its acknowledged that the plains of channel are focal points for game viewing animals like buffalo, elephants and other animals that dwell in the grassland thickets of the Northern Kazinga close to Mweya.
The peninsula is the heart of sightseeing activities as you explore the park as well as the distant parts of the peninsula.
Ishasha Tree Climbing Lions
Ishasha is the most accessible spot for lions is in the eastern part of Kasenyi plains and the Kasese road where they quarry on the big inhabitants of Uganda KobsThe Park’s distant southern segment gives a genuine Africa wilderness experience. Among the inhabitants in this place include savannah woodland, Ishasha River along with Lake Edward that has a diversity of wildlife such as climbing lions, rare shoebill stork and many others.
The Equator and the Queen’s Pavilion
The Uganda’s Equator provides a beautiful place for photo shooting along with craft shops that can make you buy a souvenir and the Queen’s Pavilion is easily spotted by the northern entrance to the Crater Drive
Accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth is one of the most frequented parks in Uganda with accommodation that will favor all visitors, catering for the budget, midrange and luxury travelers.Mweya safari lodge Ishasha wilderness camp Kingfisher camp, Jacana Safari Lodge, Jacana Safari Lodge, Kitandara Hippo Hill Camp Ihamba Safari Lodge, Ishasha Jungle Lodge, Kasenyi Safari Lodge, Kingfisher Lodge,Simba Safari Lodge, Elephant plains Lodge.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the most frequented parks, thus it is advisable to book when they are still available.
Accessing Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in western Uganda within the districts of Kasese, Bundibugyo and Bushenyi. The from Kampala is either on tarmac through Mbarara (420 Km) or Fort Portal via Kasese (410kms).
The park is 5-6 hours from Kampala on surface road via Mbarara and can also be reached via Ishasha sector, which is south of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Queen Elizabeth National Park makes for an excellent protection for the animals in the wild as you enjoy the immense beauty of nature hidden savored for your eyes. You will experience the variety of Flora and Fauna harbouring over 95 mammal species and about 612 species of birds inhabited in the different zones of the vegetation including the bushy grassland, Acacia woodland, Lakeshore or swamp vegetation along with forest grassland.