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Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

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Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

Queen Elizabeth national park which is described as “Uganda’s Great Rift Valley” by Andrew Roberts is the second largest national park in Uganda spanning in the districts of Kasese, Kamwenge, Bushenyi and Rukungiri. The park was established in 1954 and it covers almost 1,978 square kilometers. It is bordered in the West by Lake Edward and in the North by the Rwenzori Mountains, and is separated into two parts, the Northern and Southern park. This fertile equatorial area has very nice scenery comprised of Tropical Rain Forests and two lakes connected by a channel over looked by a high peninsula. It’s also a world bio-sphere reserve (UNESCO, 1979),a RAMSAR wetland site and an Important Bird Area (IBA). Read More

Birds in Queen Elizabeth national park;

Birds in Queen Elizabeth national park

Birds in Queen Elizabeth national park

The park’s great variety of habitats supports the survival of over 600 bird species which cannot be found anywhere in East African national parks. The park’s confluence of savanna and forest, linking to the expansive forests of the DR Congo gives an opportunity to spot/view the East and Central African bird species.

The main camp at Mweya is attractively positioned with fine views of the Rwenzori Mountains number of widespread bush species may be seen in the vicinity of the airstrip watch for African Mourning Dove, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Swamp Fly-catcher, Grey-capped Warbler, The Beautiful Black-headed Gonolek, Red-chested sunbird, Slender-billed, Yellow-backed and Lesser Masked Weavers, Pin-tailed Whydah, and brimstone Canary, Gabon and Slender-tailed Nightjars, are fairly common along the airstrip. Read More

The Kazinga channel is a magnet for water birds and hence a launch cruise reveals species such as; Great-white and Pink-backed Pelicans, Great and Long-tailed Cormorants, Common Squaco Heron, African open-billed Strok, White-faced Whistling and Knob-billed Ducks. Read More

Explosion Craters in Queen Elizabeth national parkExplosion Craters in Queen Elizabeth national park; The seventy two (72) huge round basins distributed across the equator are evidence of the Albertine Rift’s bubbling volcanic past, and are a must –visit for visitors interested in exploring the region’s charming geological history. The 27km drive between Kabatoro gate and Queen’s Pavilion takes in views of the large craters, circular lakes, the Rift Valley escarpment and the Kazinga channel – all in front of the mighty backdrop of the Rwenzori Mountains. Read More

4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife SafariIshasha Sector (Tree Climbing Lions); This remote southern region of Queen Elizabeth national park enjoys fewer visitors than the north, but those who venture this far are highly rewarded with sightings of Ishasha’s most famous residents – the tree climbing lions – lounging in the branches while keeping a close eye on herds of Uganda kob. It is also home to many buffalo and elephants as well as the rare shoebill. Ishasha is also a convenient region to pass through on the way to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Read More

Kazinga channelKazinga Channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park; Kazinga channel is one of the unique features that make Queen Elizabeth national park unique tourism destinations in Uganda. The channel offers room for an interesting boat cruise which is the most relaxing option of exploring unique wildlife and bird life in Queen. The banks of the channel are crammed or endowed with hippos, buffalos as well water birds, along with caimans, monitor lizards, marabou storks, weaver birds and elegant pairs of fish eagles. Elephants stride along the banks – all you need to do is sit back with your camera or binoculars at the ready, and enjoy the incredible spectacle. Read More

Primate;  The diverse habitats that characterize the park is also supporting the survival of ten(10) primate species and among the outstanding ones involve the chimpanzee, baboons, and Vervet monkeys black-and-white colobus monkeys though not easily seen. Read More

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth national parkWildlife in Queen Elizabeth national park; The park’s diverse habitat ranging from sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, makes it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species and other Big cats. The park boasts of an amazing 5000 hippos, 2500 elephants and over 10,000 buffalo thriving/surviving in its grasslands and shorelines, Queen Guarantee’s visitors’ sightings of some of Africa’s most iconic species. Hearing the elephants’ calls reverberate around Queen’s crater-filled valleys is a magical experience. Other common herbivores include warthogs, waterbuck, Uganda kob and topi, as well as the sitatunga antelope. In the addition to above is the big cat species i.e. felines: lion, leopard, civet, genal and serval cats. Lions also described as the King of the jungle are easily seen in different parts of the park, but the most renowned/famous live or thrive in the southern sector of Ishasha, where they tend to rest on the limbs of fig trees. Solitary leopards are nocturnal and fiendishly well camouflaged, making a glimpse all the more rewarding! The smaller cats are also predominantly nocturnal and best spotted on night game drives. Read More

the-equatorThe 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 .The Queen’s Pavilion is easily spotted by the northern entrance to the Crater Drive. In 1954 Queen Elizabeth gave a provision shelter for this site until in 1959 when a permanent pavilion was constructed for the visit of Queen Elizabeth. Renovations were made by second visit of Duke of Edinburgh in 2007 with better facilities such as coffee shop and internet facilities. Read More

Bird Watching in Queen Elizabeth National ParkBird Watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park;  The park’s great variety of habitats supports the survival of over 600 bird species which cannot be found anywhere in East African national parks. The park’s confluence of savanna and forest, linking to the expansive forests of the DR Congo allows visitors to spot East and Central African bird species. The main camp at Mweya is attractively positioned with fine views of the Rwenzori Mountains number of widespread bush species may be seen in the vicinity of the airstrip watch for African Mourning Dove, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Swamp Fly-catcher, Grey-capped Warbler, The Beautiful Black-headed Gonolek, Red-chested sunbird, Slender-billed, Yellow-backed and Lesser Masked Weavers, Pin-tailed Whydah,and brimstone Canary, Gabon and Slender-tailed Nightjars, are fairly common along the airstrip. Read More

Kyambura Game Reserve Chimpanzee trekkingChimpanzee Trekking in Kyambura Gorge; Kyambura Gorge is perfectly located on the eastern side of Queen Elizabeth National Park, it covers a distance of about 16km and at its deepest it is 100m deep. The Kyambura River is responsible for creating the magnificent steep Kyambura Gorge. The gorge emerges from between savannah grassland and has a riverine virgin forest that transits to papyrus swamps towards Kazinga Channel. Kyambura Gorge is home to habituated chimpanzees, many other primates and a huge variety of both forest and plains bird species. The best time to trek the chimpanzees is in the morning, trekking is also available in the afternoon but this time slot may be more undesirable due to the likelihood of increased temperatures. Trekking chimpanzees at Kyambura Gorge is considered to be slightly harder than at Kibale Forest National Park. The trails are maintained and once inside the Gorge the inclinations are relatively easy going, however, the climb back out of the Gorge can be extremely difficult if you are not prepared.

Chimp tracking trekking experience at Kyambura Gorge is more than discovering or exploring the human cousins in their natural environment: it goes an extra mile to teach visitors/tourists more about the ecosystems of Kyambura Gorge’s atmospheric “underground” rainforest, including vegetation types; bird identification and behavior; and chimp and monkey ecology. Read More

Kazinga channelGame Drives in Queen Elizabeth national park; Described as Uganda’s safari destination, Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park are most rewarding and fascinating .These are mainly done in the two areas namely the Channel Drive Circuit and the Kasenyi Plains. These rolling plains support/favour large number of wildlife grazers which cannot be sighted anywhere else in Queen Elizabeth National Park. A game drive in this particular area offers a unique selection of wild animals such as an astonishing 5000 hippos, 2500 elephants and over 10,000 buffalo thriving in its grasslands and shoreline. The Channel Drive Circuit follows the northern shore of the Kazinga Channel, the roads/tracks wind between tangled thickets interspersed with the cactus like euphorbia trees. The most regular wildlife species which can be easily encountered in this area are the warthog, bushbuck, waterbuck, elephants, hippos and frequently lions among others. Read More

Launch Trip in Queen Elizabeth national park; It is one of the most popular tourism activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The activity provides a charming opportunity for tourists on safari tour to Queen to sit back, relax and enjoy the fresh river breeze whilst having account of large selection of wildlife and bird life housed in the park. The ranges of wildlife species which can be easily seen on launch trip include the elephants, buffalo, waterbuck and Ugandan Kob. Large breeding pods of hippos are also seen on a daily basis. On occasion tourists will also encounter the giant forest hog, leopard and lion. The water birds in the area are plentiful or abundant, in particular, water thickknee, yellow-billed stork, various plovers, white pink-backed Pelicans and white-bellied cormorants among other interesting bird species. Read More

Getting to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda – How to Access Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

Safari lodges in Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

Accommodation Places in Queen Elizabeth national park

The park is served with all types of accommodation ranging from luxury lodges that will favors luxury visitors, Mid-range lodges for standard travellers and budget lodge for basic/ budget travelers. The following are some of the many lodges found in the park.

Mweya Safari Lodge – Luxury

Mweya Safari LodgeThe Lodge is situated on a peninsula within the Centre of the Queen Elizabeth National Park and surrounded by the stunning Rwenzori Mountains also called the ‘Mountains of the Moon,

Mweya Safari Lodge provides visitors to the lodge a wonderful experience of luxury stay in the typical African wilderness areas of Queen Elizabeth National park.

Mweya Safari Lodge has thirty two ( 32) Standard Rooms and 12 Deluxe Rooms, 2 Suites all connected with Air-conditioners. For guest interested in staying or sleeping in the cottages, they are offered an opportunity to chance to the luxurious Presidential Cottages, Queens Cottages, two family cottages and Luxury tents as well as the two standard tents.

All the rooms at Mweya Safari Lodge offer a spectacular view of the picturesque Kazinga channel and the forest hogs odd curious hippo, roaming on the grassland vegetation of Queen Elizabeth National park.

In regard to dinning, the restaurants in the lodge serves high quality as well as range of exquisite Continental, Indian and international Cuisinnes.

The Mweya Health Club and spa provides treatments to refresh you a long day out in the game park. With an abundance of game, and some of the best bird watching in Africa, Mweya Safari Lodge is the perfect place to start your journey of discovery.

The facilities in the lodge range from Swimming Pool, Restaurant & Cuisine, and The Business Centre to the Gift Shop which sells gifts, handcraft, and other local products, Conference Facilities among others facilities

The Lodge offers a range of tourist’s activities to tourists who spend their Uganda holiday safari while staying at the lodge. The range of activities includes the game drives, Adventurous launch trip on the Kazinga Channel and chimpanzees trekking in the famous Kyambura gorge.

Accommodation rates

Room Type Bed &Breakfast Full Board
Single $167 $187
Double $291 $332
Standard double/tent $333 $374
Deluxe per room $333 $374
Double per room $369 $410
Suite per room $369 $410
Royal cottage $618 $700

Kyambura Game Lodge – Luxury

Kyambura Game LodgeKyambura Game Lodge is an eco-lodge located on the eastern corner of Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the western part of the great East African Rift valley. The place has spectacular or wonderful views over the national park and the famous Rwenzori Mountains.

Accommodation services in the lodge are offered in the seven (7) capacious and tastefully designed self-contained grass-thatched cottages, connected with features/ amenities like bath tabs/showers, running hot and cold water, with 220v electricity and a private wooden balcony perched over Queen Elizabeth wildlife Park.

The restaurant and the lounge/bar/fireplace are located next to sundowner deck overlooking the spectacular National park grounds for relaxation in the evenings while summarizing up the day’s activities. The kitchen prepares local as well as international cuisine and different -course meals are mostly prepared with organic vegetables from the lodge’s own garden and served by lodges friendly and professionally waiters and waitresses.

As far as relaxation and refreshment places are concern, the lodge has a swimming pool where guests can experience swimming activities at any time they fell like. Privates’ balcony is available in each and every room for visitors to catch the wonderful view of the surrounding green grounds of the lodge.

The major Tour activities visitors can enjoy while at Kyambura Game Lodge include the exclusive Game drives through well-organized tracks in Queen Elizabeth wildlife Park, Fantastic Launch cruise on the Kazinga Channel ,Wild Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge, Walks in the world famous Kyambura Gorge, Forest walks into Maramagambo Forest and Excellent bird watching, Community, village and crater walks.

Facilities and services offered at the lodge include

    • 24-hour room service,
    • Air-conditioning
    • Wi-Fi and in-room modem hook-up
    • Direct-dial phone, voice-mail
    • Complimentary newspaper
    • In-room satellite TV
    • Private safe, (square) sockets and shaver sockets,
    • Tea and coffee-making facilities,
    • Hair driers, bathrobe and slippers,
    • Porter/concierge.
    • 220v electricity
    • a private wooden balcony

Accommodation rates

Room Type Low season High season
Single $100(B/B) $133 (FB) $144(B/B) $177 (FB)
Double $166(B/B) $233(FB) $244(B/B) $310(FB)

Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge – Mid-Range

Queen Elizabeth Bush LodgeThe Bush Lodge forms an excellent base for your safari activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The lodge is built along ecological principals, the bandas designed and spaced in such a way to maximize privacy and enhance the safari aspect of the lodge. Surrounded by the National Park and bordering the Kazinga channel, the lodge has a truly unique setting. Animals’ literary room in and out the camp and sounds of hippo’s and hyenas complement the lodge’s star lit dinners.

Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge has six ( 6) self-contained units which are capaciously placed between the indigenous bushes. Built according to ecological principals, the accommodation combines seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. The rooms are stilted buildings on wooden platforms and are made from a fine combination of canvas and local materials. Huge windows allow visitors to fully absorb the environment and to feel one with nature. Room amenities include Private en-suite bathroom, Eco-toilet and outside shower where 2 showerheads allow couples to take their starlit shower together.
Dining is given great consideration at the Lodge .The lodge’s excellent cuisine is matched by an impeccable service. The restaurant is a safari inspired concept of an open tent which is lit with romantic light transforms and hence making it changing it to charming setting to end a perfect day.

The Bush Lodge finally offers a safari camp which is affordable and authentic. Expect a great outdoor safari atmosphere, a close to nature experience with excellent food and friendly service

Accommodation Rates 2015

Room Type B&B HB FB
Banda single 110 125 135
Banda double 140 170 190
Extra bed 25 40 50
Tent Sgl Self Cont 55 70 80
Tent Dbl Self Cont 80 110 130
Tent sgl Non Self Cont 35 50 60
Tent dbl Non Self Con 65 90 110

Jacana Eco Lodge – Mid-Range

Jacana Eco LodgeJacana Safari Lodge is an intimate, Mid-range eco-lodge conveniently set on the edge of a crater lake in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park.

The Lodge has seven luxury chalets established from natural local materials, in conformity to its forest setting. Each spacious chalet is privately decorated and has features like a proper running shower, flushing toilets and a superb enclosed verandah with large windows, providing panoramic views over the Nyamusingiri Crater Lake.

The Restaurant at the lodge serves both international and local foods and the food served is prepared by experienced chef. The lodge also has lodge identified as the great Virunga Lounge.

Jacana Eco Lodge facilities

  • Huge fireplace.
  • dining room and the main bar
  • Bars like Tembo Bar, Fish Eagle Bar and a jetty Jacana Lodge Queen Elizabeth
  • Restaurant with both international and local foods
  • The great Virunga Lounge
  • Swimming pool
  • Sundowner bar that overlooks Lake Nyamusingire
  • Internet services
  • En suits facilities including safes and wardrobe

Activities at Jacana Safari Lodge include forest/crater and bird watching walks, gondola and lake canoeing, game drives, bat cave visits, sundowner cruises, chimpanzee viewing, fishing and cultural village visits.

Jacana Safari Lodge provides a naturalist environment so that you can explore your surroundings on foot and take advantage of the outstanding bird- and butterfly-watching opportunities. Alternatively, you might prefer to hike into one of the spectacular gorges. You can enjoy the lake on one of the canoes or small pontoons, and the lodge will provide rod, tackle and bait for those who wish to go fishing.

Enganzi Game Lodge – Mid-Range

Enganzi Game LodgeThe captivating Enganzi Game Lodge is nestled on a hill bordering the Queen Elizabeth National Park and overlooking untouched bush in the cradle of western Ugandans magnificent wild.

The lodge has five (5) splendidly set cottages which offer a picture perfect view of the Queen Elizabeth National Parks bush expense. The lodge also has single, double and deluxe suite rooms where guest are allowed to make choice of which room to spend night from.

Lodge’s Room features include;

  • HD TV,
  • Free Wifi,We accept credit cards
  • Mini bar
  • Open buffet
  • Ideal for 4 persons
  • Room Restaurant
  • Free car-park under the hotel
  • 24/24 groom service
  • Coffee in room
  • Kettle in room
  • Phone in room

The lodge offers unmatched views especially in the well –designed open-sided Main and you can also enjoy sundowners or a 3 course dinner in the dining room or upper deck enjoying the beauty that Africa has to offer.

The activities offered at the lodge include nature walks, Game viewing, bird watching, Community, village and crater walks and the perfect location of the lodge provides a breathtaking advantage for sightseeing. Staying at Enganzi Game Lodge means that your experience will be crowned with an unforgettable imprint of sheer luxury in natures wild.

Lodge’s Rates

Room Type Rates in USD
Single 120
Double 150

Pumba Safari Cottages

Pumba Safari CottagesPumba Safari Cottages is great Lodging facility for all budgets travellers on Uganda Safaris. The lodge is located in Kyambura area overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Pumba Safari Cottages offers accommodation services in its three cozy ( 3) Cottages &  one (1)Safari tents. Each cottage has two comfortable beds and a bathroom with shower. The cottages also offer magnificent views over Queen Elizabeth national park from the windows. The Tent in the lodge also provides picturesque view over Queen Elizabeth national park from the veranda. The tent is furnished with comfortable twin beds and has a bathroom with a shower.

The lodge has a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you wish to have a packed lunch for your adventures on the Savannah it can be arranged.

Facilities & Services at the lodge

  • Cottages and Safari with  bathtubs/showers, including views of the park via the full length windows and equipped with 220V electricity and a private wooden balcony perched over Q
  • Reception
  • Lounge area
  • Parking
  • Bar / Lounge,
  • Restaurant

Services

  • Laundry / Dry Cleaning,
  • Car Hire,
  • Room Service,
  • Ironing
  • General
  • 24h Electricity
  • Security
  • Security Guard,
  • Guarded Complex

Accommodation Rates

Type of accommodation          Price
Single     90 USD
Twin/Double 100 USD
Triple 180 USD

Simba Safari Camp – Budget

Simba Safari CampSimba Safari Camp is a budget safari accommodation situated on the border of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Here you will find a variety of comfortable and affordable guest rooms, dormitory rooms and a well-established campsite with safari tents or space to pitch your own. Perched on a hill, the camp offers spectacular views of Lake George, Lake Kikorongo and the classic African savannah plains stretching to the distant horizon. It is the closest accommodation for game drives in the Kasenyi plains, and elephants and buffalo can even be viewed from the camp. Delicious meals are served at lodge’s open air restaurant, to give you a taste of real African cuisine. Guests can also choose a wake-up call with fresh tea or coffee served on their verandas. Whether you wish to go on a game drive, join a boat safari on the Kazinga Channel or go in search of the chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge, Simba Safari Camp is the perfect base for your adventure! Lodge Amenities include; Restaurant and bar, Lounge with DSTV, Solar power, On-site wildlife view in, the camp has 4WD safari vehicle which can be hired for game drives or transfers to the Park Simba Safari Camp offers eight twin rooms and one triple room. All have ensuite bathrooms with flushing toilets and solar heated water. Private verandas are ideal spots to relax. The family cottage sleeps up to five, with two bedrooms and an additional bed in the lounge.  The four dormitory rooms each have five or six bunk beds with mosquito nets and shared showers and toilet blocks. Activities at the Lodge, Cultural performances by Kikorongo Women’s Group, Day trips to Katwe Salt Lake and village, Game drives in the Kasenyi Plains and Mweya Peninsula, Kazinga Channel boat safari, Chimp tracking at Kyambura Wildlife Reserve and Exploration of the crater lakes. Responsible Travel Most staff is from local communities, and much of our fresh fruits and vegetables are purchased from their gardens. We host cultural performances and craft workshops at the Camp by Kikorongo Women’s Community. We have solar-powered lighting and solar hot water. The rates charged by the camp site are showed below.

Room Type B&B F/B
Single Room $55 $88
Twin Room $78 $144
Triple Room $117 $217
Family Cottage $117 $320

Uganda Safari Parks – Uganda Safari Destinations

As of now, Uganda features a count of 10 national parks including Mount Elgon National Park in the east, Kidepo Valley National Park in the north east, Murchison Falls National Park in the north west, Kibale National Park, Semliki National Park and Rwenzori National Park in the west, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park and Lake Mburo National Park in the south west.
Right from the colonial era, a range of national parks have been gazetted in the countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo over time and the independent national governments have continued with the initiative.

Uganda is a land gifted by nature. Uganda stands among the many on the continent as the Pearl of Africa teaming with a count of ten National Parks that are spread all over Uganda. The range of biodiversity thrives in these protected areas from which they find their natural protection to push their existence to posterity.The Uganda National Parks present opportunity for a myriad of tourist activities like gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, the forest hiking, birding, classic wild game viewing among other activities explored on safaris in Uganda. Read More

Kibale National Park
Kibale National ParkKibale National Park Uganda

Kibale Forest National Park has thirteen (13) recorded primate species including the L’Hoest’s monkey and its 1,450 chimpanzees which cannot be seen anywhere else in Uganda in such big numbers. The park also has an additional sixty (60) mammal species including the migrant, the warthogs, bush pigs, buffalos, 500 elephants and hippos. Kibale National Park also serves its visitors to four (4) species of wild felids including the leopards and the lions which migrate between Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kibale National park adjoins with Queen Elizabeth National Park to form a 180km (111 mi) wildlife corridor, and for this reason a number of ground-dwelling mammals cannot be seen regularly. Read More

bwindi impenetrable forest national park uganda
bwindi impenetrable forest national park uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the Uganda gorilla safaris & Tours park is conveniently situated in the Kigezi Highlands of south-west Uganda, adjacent to the frontier of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was gazetted as a National Park in 1991 and declared a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in 1994. It was created due to its exceptional biodiversity, with more than 163 species of trees and over 100 species of ferns. Various bird species and butterflies, as well as many endangered species, including the mountain gorilla. Read More

lake mburo national park uganda
lake mburo national park uganda

Lake Mburo national park has a number of bird species including the uncommonly seen shoebill, the white winged warbler, the African fish eagles and the red faced barbet which can only be viewed in Lake Mburo National Park. In total birders can be delighted to see over 300 bird species in Lake Mburo National Park. Read More

mgahinga national park uganda
mgahinga national park uganda

Like three other National Parks in Africa, Mgahinga provides a refuge to some of the world’s remaining population of world mountain gorillas. Mgahinga and Bwindi Impenetrable National park, together provide shelter to over half of the world’s total mountain gorilla population. Mgahinga National Park is positioned in the far southwestern part of Uganda in a district called Kisoro about 510km from Uganda’s Capital City Kampala. The park is Uganda’s smallest national park with a total area of 33.7km2. Read More

Mountain Elgon National Park
Mountain Elgon National Park

Mountain Elgon National Park is located on the eastern part Uganda and bisected by the border of Kenya and Uganda. The park is also the largest and oldest solitary, volcanic mountain in East African region. Its enormous areas form, eighty (80) km in diameter and rises more than 3,000m above the surrounding plains. The mountain’s cool heights offer respite from the hot plains below, with the higher altitudes providing a refuge for flora and fauna. Read More

Queen Elizabeth National Park uganda
Queen Elizabeth National Park uganda

Queen Elizabeth National Park which is described as “Uganda’s Great Rift Valley” by Andrew Roberts is the second largest national park in Uganda spanning in the districts of Kasese, Kamwenge, Bushenyi and Rukungiri. The park was established in 1954 and it covers almost 1,978 square kilometers. It is bordered in the West by Lake Edward and in the North by the Rwenzori Mountains, and is separated into two parts, the Northern and Southern park. Read More

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Uganda Gorilla Safaris comes with an exceptional experience that is not only got from encountering the Mountain gorillas but also a tour to different wildlife safari destination of Queen Elizabeth national park alive with tree climbing lions, Kazinga Channel, undertaking an ultimate primate trekking encounter and wetland nature walk in Kibale forest park or visiting the different cultural sites spread in different parts of Uganda.

These together with their unique rich cultural heritage combine to trigger or offer an utmost Uganda Gorilla safari experience.

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Long Uganda Safaris – Long Uganda Gorilla Safari Tour & Wildlife Tours

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The 12 Days Uganda Classic Wild Safari is one of the comprehensive safari packages that are organized by prime Safaris & Tours for tourists interested in wildlife viewing experience in the Pearl of Africa. This complete Safari package will allow you to explore Kampala Capital City which is destination endowed with different attractions ranging from historical to cultural and religious attractions. Read More

15 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari: Murchison falls, Kibale forest, Lake Bunyonyi & Lake Mburo

The 15 days, Uganda Wildlife safari is complete safari package that will take you through the most marvels of Uganda the pearl of Africa. The safari offers you an opportunity to take park in the top tourism activities within Uganda’s national parks including wildlife viewing in Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth, Chimpanzee tracking in the primate Capital-Kibale forest Park. Read More

16 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour

The 16 days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour is a comprehensive Safari package that entails wildlife viewing, adventure activities, culture tours, scenery viewing, Chimpanzees and Gorillas trekking. It takes you through the cosmopolitan city of Kampala, Jinja adventure Capital of East Africa, Kidepo national park and local Karamojong community, habituated chimpanzees of Kibale, wild game of Queen Elizabeth, gorilla trekking in Bwindi. Read More

5 Days Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Wildlife Tour.

5 Day Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Wildlife Tour is an interesting tour package that is organized for visitors interested in trekking the chimpanzees and participating in boat cruise, game drive, forest walk, wetland walk and community tours. The safari tour take you to explore Kibale National Park, home to a total of 70 mammal species, most popularly the thirteen (13) species of primate including the chimpanzees and Queen Elizabeth National Park. Read More

6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari – Kidepo Valley Park & Murchison falls

The 6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari is good safari packages that visitor on Uganda Safari should opt for. The Safari package enables you to explore the two outstanding protected areas in Uganda –the pearl of Africa. The 6 days Uganda wildlife safari starts from Kampala and it takes you to Kidepo Valley National park strategically positioned in the unexplored Karamoja region in the North Eastern part of Uganda. Read More

7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

This 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari is complete safari package that is targeted for visitors interested in wild game viewing. The Safari takes you to Murchison Falls National Park- Uganda ‘s Largest National Park with the world’s powerful falls and an account of unique wildlife species like Elephants, Lions, Hippos. Read More

The outstanding national park was named after Queen Elizabeth II and later renamed Ruwenzori before it returned to its royal name. It’s very popular for its volcanic features, comprising volcanic cones and deep craters, many with crater lakes such as Lake Katwe where salt is mined. The national park consists of Maramagambo Forest and neighbors Kigezi and Kyambura Game Reserves, Kibale National Park plus the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kasese lying on its north-western wing.

Queen Elizabeth National Park Map

Queen Elizabeth National Park Map

Queen Elizabeth National Park is undeniably Uganda’s most famous tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, make it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds. The bird species include the black bee-eater, 11 types of king fisher, Shoebill storks and several species of falcons, eagles and other raptors.

Conveniently set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Mountains, the park’s fascinating vistas include dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants, and the endless Ishasha plains, whose fig trees hide lions ready to pounce on herds of unsuspecting Uganda kob.

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